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#2225405 - 02/03/14 09:41 PM My Baldwin arrived today!  
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I just wanted to thank all of you for your wonderful help in my decision to purchase a piano and I am so glad that you advised me with the grand purchase. So, here it is, my 1994 Model R Baldwin Grand Piano. It is horribly out of tune, but that will be taken care of on the 17th. It still sounds fairly awesome! I still screwed up the photo--perhaps someone can put it on here for me. [img:center]http://s1064.photobucket.com/user/Karen_PiehMahoney/media/20140203_185126.jpg.html?sort=3&o=0[/img]


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1994 Baldwin R
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#2225407 - 02/03/14 09:54 PM Re: My Baldwin arrived today! [Re: pianogranny]  
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Congratulations!

Do you have a photo which is larger? I tried to enlarge your photo but it just gets blurry.


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#2225427 - 02/03/14 10:26 PM Re: My Baldwin arrived today! [Re: pianogranny]  
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Many congratulations! I know you'll have many delightful days ahead with it!


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#2225431 - 02/03/14 10:32 PM Re: My Baldwin arrived today! [Re: pianogranny]  
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Congrats and for sure more photos please!
I am sure you must be thrilled right now smile


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#2225436 - 02/03/14 10:34 PM Re: My Baldwin arrived today! [Re: pianogranny]  
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I will take some better pictures tomorrow with my regular camera and not my phone. THanks everyone


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1994 Baldwin R
#2225446 - 02/03/14 10:48 PM Re: My Baldwin arrived today! [Re: jdw]  
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Thank you!
Originally Posted by jdw
Many congratulations! I know you'll have many delightful days ahead with it!


Karen
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1994 Baldwin R
#2225477 - 02/03/14 11:50 PM Re: My Baldwin arrived today! [Re: pianogranny]  
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That's beautiful!!


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#2225481 - 02/04/14 12:01 AM Re: My Baldwin arrived today! [Re: pianogranny]  
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Congratulations! Beautiful piano and beautiful home! smile

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#2225501 - 02/04/14 12:39 AM Re: My Baldwin arrived today! [Re: pianogranny]  
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Congrats! It looks perfect in your home! And your dog seems to like it too smile

#2225508 - 02/04/14 12:49 AM Re: My Baldwin arrived today! [Re: pianogranny]  
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Congratulations!


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#2225541 - 02/04/14 02:33 AM Re: My Baldwin arrived today! [Re: RX2Bunny]  
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Originally Posted by RX2Bunny
Congrats! It looks perfect in your home! And your dog seems to like it too smile


The dog likes it warm! Inside with a coat and an open fire - how does it cope outside? wink

#2225588 - 02/04/14 05:50 AM Re: My Baldwin arrived today! [Re: pianogranny]  
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Congratulations on your new baby!

Love your dog and his/her coat! Nice house too, lovely space for a lovely piano. Hope they'll tune it perfectly for your delight.


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#2225609 - 02/04/14 07:32 AM Re: My Baldwin arrived today! [Re: evamar]  
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Thanks everyone! I am not sure why the picture is too small to enlarge here, but I will take some new ones today. I had a difficult time sleeping last night as I was so excited about it!


Karen
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1994 Baldwin R
#2225610 - 02/04/14 07:35 AM Re: My Baldwin arrived today! [Re: ando]  
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the dog, named Argyle is quite a baby and does not cope well outside, at least this winter!
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Originally Posted by RX2Bunny
Congrats! It looks perfect in your home! And your dog seems to like it too smile


The dog likes it warm! Inside with a coat and an open fire - how does it cope outside? wink


Karen
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1994 Baldwin R
#2225721 - 02/04/14 12:19 PM Re: My Baldwin arrived today! [Re: pianogranny]  
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Congratulations, Karen! Hope you have many wonderful years together!

Your pic has two of my favorite things: a dog and a piano. thumb


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#2225806 - 02/04/14 03:55 PM Re: My Baldwin arrived today! [Re: pianogranny]  
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Thanks everyone! I am attempting to put three pictures on here---hoping it works and hoping they are large enough to see. [Linked Image]
[Linked Image] [Linked Image]


Karen
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1994 Baldwin R
#2225809 - 02/04/14 04:07 PM Re: My Baldwin arrived today! [Re: pianogranny]  
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It's absolutely lovely and looks great in your home!

Enjoy - Enjoy - Enjoy !!!


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#2225865 - 02/04/14 05:44 PM Re: My Baldwin arrived today! [Re: pianogranny]  
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Looks great. Did you already have the picture of the piano?


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#2225874 - 02/04/14 05:57 PM Re: My Baldwin arrived today! [Re: pianogranny]  
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Looks really good in that room!


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#2225887 - 02/04/14 06:14 PM Re: My Baldwin arrived today! [Re: pianogranny]  
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Congratulations! Really nice!


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#2225889 - 02/04/14 06:18 PM Re: My Baldwin arrived today! [Re: pianogranny]  
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This is Fun! Two piano celebrations going on at the same time.


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#2225899 - 02/04/14 06:33 PM Re: My Baldwin arrived today! [Re: Minnesota Marty]  
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Thank you so much Marty! I am smitten!
Originally Posted by Minnesota Marty

It's absolutely lovely and looks great in your home!

Enjoy - Enjoy - Enjoy !!!


Karen
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1994 Baldwin R
#2225901 - 02/04/14 06:34 PM Re: My Baldwin arrived today! [Re: supersport]  
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I did when I went to the lady's house to buy it and then i guess my picture i took yesterday was too tiny
Originally Posted by supersport
Looks great. Did you already have the picture of the piano?


Karen
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1994 Baldwin R
#2225902 - 02/04/14 06:34 PM Re: My Baldwin arrived today! [Re: M_albert]  
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Thank you!
Originally Posted by M_albert
Looks really good in that room!


Karen
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1994 Baldwin R
#2225906 - 02/04/14 06:35 PM Re: My Baldwin arrived today! [Re: Minnesota Marty]  
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Yes indeed! What a awesome celebration!
Originally Posted by Minnesota Marty
This is Fun! Two piano celebrations going on at the same time.


Karen
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"Music is what feelings sound like"

1994 Baldwin R
#2225914 - 02/04/14 06:43 PM Re: My Baldwin arrived today! [Re: pianogranny]  
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Congrats!!!! It looks beautiful!!! I share your excitement as my new Steingraeber was delivered yesterday. Enjoy!!!


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#2225920 - 02/04/14 06:49 PM Re: My Baldwin arrived today! [Re: piano man 3758]  
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Oh a Steingraber! How wonderful! That is a phenomenal piano! Did you post pictures?
Originally Posted by piano man 3758
Congrats!!!! It looks beautiful!!! I share your excitement as my new Steingraeber was delivered yesterday. Enjoy!!!


Karen
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1994 Baldwin R
#2225937 - 02/04/14 07:19 PM Re: My Baldwin arrived today! [Re: pianogranny]  
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I was asking about the one on the wall. Was it your inspiration?


David



#2225982 - 02/04/14 08:38 PM Re: My Baldwin arrived today! [Re: pianogranny]  
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I have a Baldwin model R from 1994. I also have an R from 1967. I have spent much time in regulation, tone building. I hope you got it with all that completed. Mine was tinny sounding when I first got it this past fall, but with work it is turning out to be a real classic. The bearing of the strings was off, but using a bearing gauge it is the only make that is entirely adjustable thanks to the accu-just hitch pins. We are Baldwin lovers. My wife was raised with a 1967 model L 6 ft 3 in.

Best wishes


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Looks very nice!


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