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#1991342 - 11/27/12 07:21 AM Re: Check this out [Re: Del]  
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Originally Posted by Del
Originally Posted by Loren D
I ran into something similar today. This is a grand I've serviced for years but never noticed this. It's just past the last tuning pins at the treble

So, stick a sharp tool in there and peel away the cracked finish and let us know what you find. Odds are you won't find a crack in the iron.

ddf


You're most likely right, Del. For one thing, this piano is really, really stable year to year.


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#1991346 - 11/27/12 07:31 AM Re: Check this out [Re: Loren D]  
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Originally Posted by Loren D
I ran into something similar today. This is a grand I've serviced for years but never noticed this. It's just past the last tuning pins at the treble end.

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cracks may happen around the bolts also, mostly where the iron is thin if I understand well. rarely it cause a problem with stability.

This sound more clearly like a crack in grey iron (even if not deep) than the ones of the Dan's picture (which looks like a vaccum molded plate) .


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