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#1398449 - 03/18/10 09:35 AM Kawai K5 age and price  
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Hi,

I'm looking at a Kawai K5 (mahagony) with serial #253-xxxx (that means it was made in 2005). The dealer is offering me at $6250. What do you think about the price and the age? Does the action have carbon fiber reinforcement? thanks!

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#1398452 - 03/18/10 09:37 AM Re: Kawai K5 age and price [Re: thinh]  
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Oh, the price included California sales tax, delivery, 1 in-home tuning, and 1 voice within a couple of years. thanks!

#1398460 - 03/18/10 09:46 AM Re: Kawai K5 age and price [Re: thinh]  
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Hi thinh,

I assume you've used the search function already. You should be able to tell about the action just by looking at it. Looking back at my old '05-06 pricing supplement, it doesn't even list the K5 as a model yet, just the previous K50 model, which had a different action (abs styran). At the end of the day, I don't really care which action is in a piano, just that I like the way it feels. If it's being sold as a new instrument, you can compare prices using the Piano Buyer listed below on the right, though I've seen some pretty wacky (and semi-believable) prices posted coming out of certain parts of California.


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