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#1946747 - 08/21/12 04:37 PM Help should I buy the kawai cx 5h? For 1500  
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How much should I pay for a kawai cx 5h. Serial number at2702? It looks almost new Conditon, one owner?


http://newhaven.craigslist.org/msg/3171317090.html

This is the original link? How much should I offered and is it a good model? This will be played by a beginner.

I offered him 1500. He said yes. Does need. Tuning.

Or I also have something I'm waiting on, the seller tempory took off the ad bc having second thought in seller her young chang u111 for 1500?


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#1946858 - 08/21/12 07:40 PM Re: Help should I buy the kawai cx 5h? For 1500 [Re: MomNewAtPiano]  
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I'm confused. If you offered him $1,500, and he said yes, you bought a piano.

Why are you still looking?


Marty in Minnesota

It's much easier to bash a Steinway than it is to play one.
#1946916 - 08/21/12 09:10 PM Re: Help should I buy the kawai cx 5h? For 1500 [Re: MomNewAtPiano]  
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I haven't bought it yet. I offered him 1,500 before going to see it. But I've realize that there are a lot of bad review on it. I went to see it for myself I didn't like the way it sounded to much, but it was probably bc it wasn't tuned for a while. Would need at least two tuning for it be considered in tuned, in my opinion. Would it be too low if I offere him 1000 after looking at it? I don't want to feel like I'm low balling him, but I don't love it too much for a kawai. But it looked and feel very nice.

#1947145 - 08/22/12 10:31 AM Re: Help should I buy the kawai cx 5h? For 1500 [Re: MomNewAtPiano]  
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Well, it doesn't seem you are excited about the CX5H. For peace of mind, pass.

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#1948156 - 08/23/12 10:50 PM Re: Help should I buy the kawai cx 5h? For 1500 [Re: MomNewAtPiano]  
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Not the best model from Kawai for sure, but then the deal certainly sounds good!

The sound and action on this piano can perform great. It's just not a rugged piano that should be moved around a lot - very lightly built. It was a price leader.



Don Mannino, MPA
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