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#2043103 - 03/05/13 12:10 AM 2003 mason hamlin  
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found a beautifull mason hamlin bb for 25000$. Very little play and couldn't find any marks on the finish. would you say that is a good price. It has a disc player on it that I would remove. Don't need it and don't want it. Would love your opinions. Is it a good price? The sustain is very good and plays very nicely. Could use some adjustments in the action

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#2043214 - 03/05/13 07:13 AM Re: 2003 mason hamlin [Re: pav]  
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Where did you find it (Private, store...?)


#2043573 - 03/05/13 09:35 PM Re: 2003 mason hamlin [Re: pav]  
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You need to explain many things before others can answer your question. Has a technician checked out the piano's condition? Is there a dealer or a private party involved? What is the tone like? How does the action feel? How a piano looks is more of a cosmetic thing. Could be a good deal. Have it checked out, though.

#2043982 - 03/06/13 03:53 PM Re: 2003 mason hamlin [Re: pav]  
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Originally Posted by pav
found a beautifull mason hamlin bb for 25000$. Very little play and couldn't find any marks on the finish. would you say that is a good price. It has a disc player on it that I would remove. Don't need it and don't want it. Would love your opinions. Is it a good price? The sustain is very good and plays very nicely. Could use some adjustments in the action


I'd say its a good deal for the most part. Get it check by a tech whether it is a private or store sale though.


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#2044230 - 03/07/13 12:15 AM Re: 2003 mason hamlin [Re: pav]  
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Sounds like a pretty good deal, but as others have said, have it checked out by a tech. I bought a new one last summer for 30K so that gives you an idea about the price. Mine was sold new, but it was about 4-5 years old though which was probably one reason they sold it so low. I've played on a lot of M and M's and they are mostly nice. Mine turned out not to be so great, but that's another story. BB's can be really nice, but I know of a couple that have had tuning problems.


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#2044313 - 03/07/13 03:36 AM Re: 2003 mason hamlin [Re: pav]  
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Tks to all that answered my post. The piano arrived yesterday and I love it. The pedal seems slugish but my pian tech
said that th piano disc can cause that. Probably going take it off.

#2045272 - 03/08/13 10:36 PM Re: 2003 mason hamlin [Re: pav]  
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Congratulations on your new piano! Any pictures yet?


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