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#2231136 - 02/13/14 06:11 PM THANKS TO MARK, ERICH,BILL, JEFF,TUNEWERK
Lchauvin Offline
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Registered: 01/09/14
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Greatly appreciate your responses. Thank you, thank you.

Lance

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#2231249 - 02/14/14 12:12 AM Re: THANKS TO MARK, ERICH,BILL, JEFF,TUNEWERK [Re: Lchauvin]
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Hey, no problem! Good luck to you in your tuning endeavors. If you get stuck, you know where to find us! smile

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#2231358 - 02/14/14 08:09 AM Re: THANKS TO MARK, ERICH,BILL, JEFF,TUNEWERK [Re: Lchauvin]
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Lance:

So what, if anything, is working for you? I do not think tuning sequences are a one-size-fits-all sort of thing and am always interested in what others use.
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Who taught the first chicken how to peck?

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#2233725 - 02/18/14 12:38 PM Re: Reply to Jeff [Re: Lchauvin]
Lchauvin Offline
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Jeff, I have been using the Sanderson accu-tuner either using the FAC Program or just choosing the generic tuning for whatever type piano I am tuning. I tune fron A0 to C8, setting the pitch with the tuner and tuning unisons aurally. I then check entire keyboard for octave and unison accuracy.

I've tuned from spinets to 9 foot grands. I was generally happy with the tunings and had no major complaints from clients. Seems to me the quality of the instrument dictates how good the tuning really sounds...all tunings being equal.

Though I've been a piano player for many moons, I've been tuning only 5 years. I could probably do a pitch raise aurally,
but not sure about a fine tuning...so I'm working at it.


Lance ( in Baton Rouge, La. )

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#2233782 - 02/18/14 02:34 PM Re: Reply to Jeff [Re: Lchauvin]
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Welcome, Lance,

I enjoy the culture in your area and often go there on vacations. I love Cajun music and can speak the Cajun language and have a Cajun diatonic (button)accordion. I cook a great chicken & sausage gumbo and shrimp etoufée (we can't get any crawfish up here).

good luck to you in your piano tuning endeavors. Musicianship is always an asset.
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Bill Bremmer RPT
Madison WI USA
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#2233928 - 02/18/14 08:20 PM Re: Reply to Jeff [Re: Lchauvin]
Mark Cerisano Offline
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Loc: Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Keep your eye out for a piano tuner game Chris Leslie and I are working on. You will be able to follow a sequence or input your own, tune note by note, listening to user programmed steps, and get scored. Full temperament, Skeleton, octaves, etc.
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