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#1932887 - 07/26/12 09:10 PM Howes Player Action?  
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Good evening,

Does anyone have any experience with Howes aftermarket pneumatic player mechanism? They make a complete replacement player stack for missing/damaged ones. I've never seen or heard of this before.


#1933176 - 07/27/12 01:06 PM Re: Howes Player Action? [Re: Roy1922]  
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Give a shout over at www.mdigest.com Their readership might have the info on that system. I checked their archives, there was only one post, but the URL for Howes was not working.

#1933514 - 07/28/12 07:11 AM Re: Howes Player Action? [Re: Roy1922]  
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#1939512 - 08/08/12 05:45 PM Re: Howes Player Action? [Re: Roy1922]  
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This is the link to their pneumatic action. I have no idea about pricing or how well it works, but it seems like a good idea. (Too bad they didn't come up with a replica of an AMPICO or Welte-Mignon...)

http://www.howespiano.com/parts/pneumatic.php


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