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Hardman Petite Grand or Yamaha T116? #2947605 02/16/20 12:42 PM
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Hey all - need some advice. I currently have an ~2006 Yamaha Upright T116 that has served me well. I figured the kids would simply use that to learn / practice however I obtained a 2011 Hardman (R143?) Petite Grand French provincial style in near mint condition in a moving sale. I’m debating which one to keep. I understand the Hardman is made in China and not as much as a “workhorse” as the T116 could be from my reading.

Will the Hardman hold up as well as the Yamaha has (and hopefully continues to)? I’m imaging moderate usage as the kids grow.

Thanks!

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Re: Hardman Petite Grand or Yamaha T116? [Re: Mattster55] #2947626 02/16/20 01:29 PM
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I would go with the Yamaha. It's a better quality piano so will probably hold up better and hold a tuning. The Hardman is an entry level piano, and the model you name is quite small, 4'-8", so the sound will likely not be as nice as the Yamaha.


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