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#637625 - 01/31/09 11:52 PM 3 for 3 today  
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Three 100 cent + pitch raises today. Steinway 45, Baldwin console, and Yamaha studio. Broke and tied a bass string on the Steinway, shimmed the keyslip out and eased keys on the Baldwin, and the Yammie had broken butt cords. I was glad to get home!

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#637626 - 01/31/09 11:59 PM Re: 3 for 3 today  
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#637627 - 02/01/09 10:01 AM Re: 3 for 3 today  
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Seems like the 100 cent plus pianos come in spurts, at least for me. I'll be tuning merrily along with pianos that only require a single pass or the occasional 20 cent pitch raise. Then out of the blue I get a week where it seems that just about every piano I come across is near or beyond a half step flat. I'd say that it's counterbalanced by the fact that I also prep new pianos but a lot of times those pianos come out of the box 20-30 cents SHARP. O.O


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#637628 - 02/01/09 10:38 AM Re: 3 for 3 today  
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Sounds like a tough day, Bob. I hope you were wearing protective eyewear....


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#637629 - 02/01/09 01:25 PM Re: 3 for 3 today  
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They say that bad things come in threes. So now you are set for a good week!


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