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A REALLY Indirect Blow Action #2328682
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Re: A REALLY Indirect Blow Action [Re: Steve Cohen] #2328685
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That is So Slick !!!

Like a smooth shave.


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Re: A REALLY Indirect Blow Action [Re: Steve Cohen] #2328699
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Guess what? They are also great razors for shaving! I know; I use one!

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Re: A REALLY Indirect Blow Action [Re: Steve Cohen] #2328725
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Renner did a study a few years ago that I think pretty conclusively proved that wooden-handled shavers still work better.

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Re: A REALLY Indirect Blow Action [Re: Steve Cohen] #2328730
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They almost have you thinking it's for real. It had me going for a moment. cool commercial........blob


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Re: A REALLY Indirect Blow Action [Re: Steve Cohen] #2328731
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Cool!


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Re: A REALLY Indirect Blow Action [Re: iLaw] #2328733
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Originally Posted by iLaw
Renner did a study a few years ago that I think pretty conclusively proved that wooden-handled shavers still work better.

Larry.

R-O-T-F-L-M-A-O !!!


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Re: A REALLY Indirect Blow Action [Re: Steve Cohen] #2328737
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Would the piece happen to be called "A close Shave op. Gillette"


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Re: A REALLY Indirect Blow Action [Re: chernobieff] #2328741
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Originally Posted by chernobieff
Would the piece happen to be called "A close Shave op. Gillette"


I don't think so, but you might be right; I'm not sure. Perhaps it's a never published transcription of a scena from Rossini's Il Barbiere di Siviglia!

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Re: A REALLY Indirect Blow Action [Re: BruceD] #2328742
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Originally Posted by BruceD
Perhaps it's a never published transcription of an scena from Rossini's Il Barbiere di Siviglia!

Largo al factotum would have been perfect!

Gillett missed a clever tie in.

(With Bugs Bunny Conducting!)


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Re: A REALLY Indirect Blow Action [Re: Steve Cohen] #2328748
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There are no pedal linkages and Bb is the only black key that's included in the rig. With those long transfer lever sticks, repetition must be quite slow. The long pull-up wires make the thing reminiscent of a spinet action. But all in all, I'm not sure whether it's CGI or practical. I'm leaning toward the rig being practical, but the track replaced with someone playing a real piano the normal way.




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Re: A REALLY Indirect Blow Action [Re: BruceD] #2328763
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Originally Posted by BruceD
Originally Posted by chernobieff
Would the piece happen to be called "A close Shave op. Gillette"


I don't think so, but you might be right; I'm not sure. Perhaps it's a never published transcription of a scena from Rossini's Il Barbiere di Siviglia!

Cheers!


You are both wrong. It is obviously a piece by Fred Waring that has just been discovered unpublished - Sonata #5 for piano and razors,


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Re: A REALLY Indirect Blow Action [Re: Steve Cohen] #2328767
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This action would do really well on a Bald-win (if no-one says it wink )


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