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Offline WurlieNewbie

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Sustain Pedal Question
« on: February 18, 2020, 06:24:56 PM »
Hey guys... Just got a new sustain pedal for my 200 and I'm having problems getting it to work.  No matter how tight I screw it into the bottom of the piano, I can't get all of the damper arms to lift high enough to get a good sustain.  Some notes in the middle of the keyboard (C-B) won't even lift at all.

I got a nut driver and turned the nut underneath the piano both all the way in and all the way out but it didn't help much.  Turning it all the way in towards the piano did get some of the arms to lift but not all of them uniformly. To be honest, I'm not even sure which way I should be turning the nut to begin with.  I just tried everything.

I don't think the problem is with the pedal as its a brand new pedal from Vintage Vibe.

Any thoughts troubleshooting this?  What am I doing wrong?  Thanks ahead of time.  Appreciate the site!

Offline pianotuner steveo

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Re: Sustain Pedal Question
« Reply #1 on: February 19, 2020, 09:06:57 PM »
I would not turn that nut. I've never had to. I just replied to someone else with the same question.
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