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Started by Abraham, November 29, 2011, 08:39:00 PM
Quote from: bjammerz on December 02, 2011, 03:26:40 PMIf you lift the harp temporarily and it still makes the double hits, then it might not be hammer tip height.
Quote from: pianotuner steveo on December 03, 2011, 08:36:17 AMI honestly think that you have done everything you can. It sounds to me like your complaint is more due to the simplified Rhodes action. There is no jack in the Rhodes. It is very difficult to hit a key, then hit it again quickly without the damper silencing the tine. Does this problem happen when the sustain pedal is depressed? Either way, I think it is because of the action design if you have eliminated strike line and escapement issues.
Quote from: Abraham on November 29, 2011, 08:39:00 PMI have noticed whenever I strike any key that's already sounding, it needs to be pressed harder to make it sound right and consistent, otherwise it would sound dull and "muted" with close to no attack. I know this isn't new for any of us but I found this issue to be over exagerated on my keyboard. Action is OK but this 2nd strike issue makes this piano unconfortable to play. Some notes doesn't trigger as expected and that's something that you can get used to and just accomodate your playing accordingly, but definitely it's not what it's supposed to work like. My question is, what should I look for to get this fixed?? Would the "miracle mod" make any improvement? I dont think action is that bad so I never really considered that option... Maybe hammer tips are grooved or over-stiff due to age? I don't find those much worn but I don't really know...Could I just adjust the "strike line" to a better spot? if this is the case, any directions would be really appreciated. It's been raised a little for voicing and escapement adjustments. It sounds great that way but I don't know how this could affect to the consistence of the strike. It was already set up that way when i got it.My rhodes is a 1976 peterson suitcase with all plastic hammers. Setup is factory default with little work on it besides a poorly engineered backcheck system.Thank you guys for the time to read!
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