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Prout, The duplex segment between the capo and string rest is part of the Pivot termination system. Because piano wire is so stiff, the string pivots at the V-bar and induces movement in the un-struck segment.

You can read all about it in the Steinway Duplex Scale Patent of 1872 and my very own Fully Tempered Duplex Scale Patent #9,117,421.


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Thanks Ed,

I will read both patents.

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Alfredo,

Yes, I would like you to try putting it into words. I'm not sure I can change habits that have been developed over 40 years (and that seem to work reasonably well) but it is always good to expand one's base of understanding.

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Hi Peter,

Please find my reply here:

http://forum.pianoworld.com/ubbthreads.php/topics/1326050/41/chas-preparatory-tuning.html

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