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#633942 - 04/22/04 02:14 AM Which hammers for model 11 Bluthner?  
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I am thinking of replacing the hammers on my 1951 Bluthner baby grand. The sound is a bit bright and I think it is because of the worn hammers.
Do you have any suggestions which hammers I should choose? I understand Abel can refelt the hammers. Is that a good choice?
I would like the hammers to bring forth the warm, clear singing tone of my Bluthner.

Do you know any good online vendors of hammers?


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#633943 - 04/22/04 12:02 PM Re: Which hammers for model 11 Bluthner?  
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Pianistical,Renner would be a good choice for your piano.You will need a Technician to do the work because it is a very involved process,and unless you are a Technician,you cannot order hammers from a supplier.


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#633944 - 04/22/04 12:22 PM Re: Which hammers for model 11 Bluthner?  
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If you like the way new Bluthners sound, get hammers from Bluthner.


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#633945 - 04/22/04 12:55 PM Re: Which hammers for model 11 Bluthner?  
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How do new Bluthners sound campared to old ones?
I havent had the fortune to play any new ones.


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#633946 - 04/22/04 01:32 PM Re: Which hammers for model 11 Bluthner?  
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I send often hammers to Abel to refelt. They find erverytime the right felt


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