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#3103674 04/08/21 10:30 AM
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Sorry everyone
I know I keep asking about comparisons:

#1 Kawai GX-2 Blk vs Boston GP176 PE II

#2 Kawai GX-3 Blk vs Boston GP193 PE II


Thoughts?
I played a Boston 176 this week
will be playing a Kawai GX-2 in 2 weeks


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One is a very nice piano. Unfortunately, the other one is a very nice piano.

Which did you like best?


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#2 GX3 if it were me. I typically prefer Kawai to Boston because of the Millennium III action. Both are made by Kawai. It’s not me purchasing it so whichever one you prefer.

I’m also a believer in buying the bigger piano if you can fit it and afford it.


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The Boston is a 178, not 176. I have cross shopped these models many times, and it’s silly to prefer one over the other on paper or using just a spec sheet to make a decision. For me it would come down to the individual piano, dealer prep of that piano, and pricing. I have found several of these models that I liked well enough to buy or recommend. And a small percentage that just weren’t to my liking...from those same models!


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Plowboy: I have only played the Boston GP178 PE II
I will play the Kawai GX-2 Blk in 2 weeks or so.

j&j: you aren't the only one who has said that - several people in the know has said that as well.
hence, my question here to get a consensus.

terminaldegree, thought that two - if both pianos are the same/close
go with the better price, deal, dealer prep. Tho I'm sure im going to like one over the other
Just thought if they were close in like/feel/tone - i wanted to make sure there
wasnt a piano more preferred, but sounds like they are close.

brdwyguy

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Originally Posted by brdwyguy
Plowboy: I have only played the Boston GP178 PE II
I will play the Kawai GX-2 Blk in 2 weeks or so.

j&j: you aren't the only one who has said that - several people in the know has said that as well.
hence, my question here to get a consensus.

terminaldegree, thought that two - if both pianos are the same/close
go with the better price, deal, dealer prep. Tho I'm sure im going to like one over the other
Just thought if they were close in like/feel/tone - i wanted to make sure there
wasnt a piano more preferred, but sounds like they are close.

brdwyguy
It shouldn't matter if a few PW posters prefer one over the other unless MAYBE if 90% of a lengthy list of responders preferred one.


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