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What's wrong with this picture?
#3048438 11/23/20 01:40 AM
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Notice anything not quite right here?
[img]https://drive.google.com/file/d/1bwSxYga7RmyraZ6rOXNOcB_1HWT2PHHm/view?usp=sharing[/img]
I think sometimes the finer points escape some of the DIY beginners...
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[Comment: well, the photo link feature didn't work to bring the photo inline with the text -- as often it doesn't, but just click on it.]

Last edited by kpembrook; 11/23/20 01:45 AM. Reason: image link fail

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Looks absolutely cromulent for a Brambach action! smile


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Looks to me like someone has mounted 87 of the hammers the wrong way round......


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a functionality is present here. However, an angle of a hammer is larger than necessary here. In a 3-string chorus a hammer will not have good hammering to all strings .

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But seriously, I have seen grand hammers fitted in an upright and vice versa!
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Now that's thinking outside the box!

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Keith, looks like you have the perfect picture for your PW avatar with that one!


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I should have said only odd ones, not whole sets. Some poor chap up against poverty probably.
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Raises hand - its a different colour from the others? wink

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Originally Posted by BDB
Looks absolutely cromulent for a Brambach action! smile
Thank you for introducing me to the word cromulent, whose aquaintance I am happy to have made!

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Seems to me some creative genius was trying to compensate for loose pinning. I bet when the pianist complained about how difficult it is to play he replied "Nothing in life worth achieving is easy".

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Obviously, that hammer was intended for Australia!


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Originally Posted by Bill McKaig,RPT
Obviously, that hammer was intended for Australia!

hahahahaha that's great. makes perfect sense.

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Originally Posted by N W
Looks to me like someone has mounted 87 of the hammers the wrong way round......

That's what baffles me when I see DIY attempts like this. Also with string coils wound over the top of each other. Either way...
When you have 87 (or 215, for tuning pins) examples of how to do it right (or at least how it was done at the factory), how can a person not get it?!?

It's one of those marvels of the universe that I continue to be amazed at but have discovered that it happens with certain regularity.
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Put a smile on my face, Keith! I needed that this morning... smile

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Originally Posted by Rickster
Put a smile on my face, Keith! I needed that this morning... smile

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Well, I guess I accomplished something worthwhile today.
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Looks absolutely cromulent for a Brambach action! smile
Thank you for introducing me to the word cromulent, whose aquaintance I am happy to have made!

It is always good to embiggen one's vocabulary!


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Indeed it's unpossible to have too large a vocabulary!

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For the record, I have seen this particular method of installing a hammer on another grand piano, although it is more common on uprights.


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