Welcome to the Piano World Piano Forums
Over 2.5 million posts about pianos, digital pianos, and all types of keyboard instruments
Join the World's Largest Community of Piano Lovers (it's free)
It's Fun to Play the Piano ... Please Pass It On!

SEARCH
Piano Forums & Piano World
Find a Professional
Our Classified Ads
Find Piano Professionals-

*Piano Dealers - Piano Stores
*Piano Tuners
*Piano Teachers
*Piano Movers
*Piano Restorations
*Piano Manufacturers

Advertise on Piano World

What's Hot!!
Posting Pictures on the Forums
-------------------
Forums RULES & HELP
-------------------
ADVERTISE on Piano World
(125ad)
Piano Life Saver - Dampp Chaser
Dampp Chaser Piano Life Saver
(ad)
Piano Buyer Guide
Piano Buyer Fall 2017
Who's Online Now
139 registered members (adurx, anotherscott, Amedeus, augustm, AdrianR, ARpiano, 37 invisible), 1,428 guests, and 2 spiders.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
(ad)
Estonia Pianos
Estonia Pianos
Quick Links to Useful Piano & Music Resources
Quick Links:
*Advertise On Piano World
*Free Piano Newsletter
*Online Piano Recitals
*Piano Recitals Index
*Piano & Music Accessories
*Live Piano Venues
*Music School Listings
* Buying a Piano
*Buying A Acoustic Piano
*Buying a Digital Piano
*Pianos for Sale
*Sell Your Piano
*How Old is My Piano?
*Directory/Site Map
*Virtual Piano
*Music Word Search
*Piano Videos
*Virtual Piano Chords & Scales
Previous Thread
Next Thread
Print Thread
#2681546 - 10/12/17 12:31 PM Casters  
Joined: Oct 2013
Posts: 3,217
PhilipInChina Offline
3000 Post Club Member
PhilipInChina  Offline
3000 Post Club Member

Joined: Oct 2013
Posts: 3,217
Bulgaria
My Blüthner is on an A frame. The 12 casters were never very good. They are some sort of rubber. So I have replaced them all with the same size nylon ones. The difference is amazing and the job couldn't have been simpler.


Currently working towards "Twinkle twinkle little star"
(ad)
Piano & Music Accessories
piano accessories music gifts tuning and moving equipment
#2681549 - 10/12/17 12:42 PM Re: Casters [Re: PhilipInChina]  
Joined: Mar 2013
Posts: 1,188
Almaviva Offline
1000 Post Club Member
Almaviva  Offline
1000 Post Club Member

Joined: Mar 2013
Posts: 1,188
Richmond, Virginia
Did you replace the casters on the A-frame dolly, or the casters on the piano itself?

#2681587 - 10/12/17 03:58 PM Re: Casters [Re: PhilipInChina]  
Joined: Oct 2013
Posts: 3,217
PhilipInChina Offline
3000 Post Club Member
PhilipInChina  Offline
3000 Post Club Member

Joined: Oct 2013
Posts: 3,217
Bulgaria
On the A frame. The Blüthner itself has no casters. It sits direct on the A frame.


Currently working towards "Twinkle twinkle little star"
#2681598 - 10/12/17 05:00 PM Re: Casters [Re: PhilipInChina]  
Joined: Jun 2003
Posts: 25,553
BDB Offline
Yikes! 10000 Post Club Member
BDB  Offline
Yikes! 10000 Post Club Member

Joined: Jun 2003
Posts: 25,553
Oakland
I had to replace a wheel on a Colson piano truck when one of them lost a tire a couple of years ago. I removed the caster, and brought it to the dealer in San Francisco, and he replaced the wheel for me. The hardest part was jacking up the piano to remove the caster. That, and traveling to San Francisco!


Semipro Tech
(ad ) MusicNotes.com
sheet music search
#2681689 - 10/13/17 02:14 AM Re: Casters [Re: PhilipInChina]  
Joined: Oct 2013
Posts: 3,217
PhilipInChina Offline
3000 Post Club Member
PhilipInChina  Offline
3000 Post Club Member

Joined: Oct 2013
Posts: 3,217
Bulgaria
Fortunately the piano is in the ballroom. The ballroom has huge oak beams. So I can just rig the block and tackle and lift the piano.


Currently working towards "Twinkle twinkle little star"
#2681808 - 10/13/17 10:38 AM Re: Casters [Re: PhilipInChina]  
Joined: Jun 2003
Posts: 25,553
BDB Offline
Yikes! 10000 Post Club Member
BDB  Offline
Yikes! 10000 Post Club Member

Joined: Jun 2003
Posts: 25,553
Oakland
In my case, I just jacked up the dolly a couple of inches. My pinblock jack worked for that.


Semipro Tech

Moderated by  Ken Knapp, Piano World 

Piano Acc. & Gift Items in
Piano World's Online Store
In PianoSupplies.com ,(a division of Piano World)
our online store for piano and music gifts and accessories, Digital Piano Dolly, party goods, tuning equipment, piano moving equipment, benches, lamps Caster Cups and more.


Free Shipping* on Jansen Artist Piano Benches, Cocoweb Piano Lamps, Hidrau Hydraulic Piano Benches
(*free shipping within contiguous U.S. only)
(ad)
Pearl River & Ritmuller
Ritmuller Pianos
(ad)
Pianoteq
PianoTeq 6 Out now
ad
Pierce Piano Atlas


New Topics - Multiple Forums
Certificates from Top Conservatories
by S'il Vous Plait. 12/12/17 02:05 PM
Amplifying synth through piano speakers?
by Paalrammer. 12/12/17 01:20 PM
Looking for some information, please!
by Mark Davis. 12/12/17 12:42 PM
The fun of correcting unisons
by Beemer. 12/12/17 11:23 AM
Forum Statistics
Forums44
Topics183,242
Posts2,678,734
Members89,267
Most Online15,252
Mar 21st, 2010
(ad)
Accu-Tuner
Sanderson Accu-Tuner
Check It Out!
There's a lot more to Piano World than just the forums.
Click Here to
Explore The Rest of Piano World!!
Visit our online store for gifts for music lovers


 
Help keep the forums up and running with a donation, any amount is appreciated!
Or by becoming a Subscribing member! Thank-you.
Donate   Subscribe
 
Our Piano Related Classified Ads
| Dealers | Tuners | Lessons | Movers | Restorations | Pianos For Sale | Sell Your Piano |

Advertise on Piano World
| Subscribe | Piano World | PianoSupplies.com | Advertise on Piano World |
| |Contact | Privacy | Legal | About Us | Site Map | Free Newsletter |


copyright 1997 - 2017 Piano World ® all rights reserved
No part of this site may be reproduced without prior written permission
Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.6.0