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Offline Groove4Hire

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I've never... Ever...
« on: June 06, 2015, 11:43:29 AM »
Got this Wurly 200A in my shop now... Took off the lid and when inspecting the reeds, someone has been extremely messy while adding solder to the reeds.. No pyramidshapes to see even if I try add some imagination... But the worst thing as that someone realized that too much solder was added to the reed and didn't bother to take the reed out for filing. Instead a cut with a sharp knife or using a file they've filed or cut a piece of the bottom of the reed just outside of the the reedbar... I've never seen this in my 15 years in the business... The reeds that have gotten this treatment sounds weird...
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Offline pianotuner steveo

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Re: I've never... Ever...
« Reply #1 on: June 06, 2015, 01:25:34 PM »
I saw that once on a 120 I think. Just awful.

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Re: I've never... Ever...
« Reply #2 on: June 18, 2015, 10:55:02 PM »
Sounds like Pianet tuning methods within a Wurlitzer. Absolutely a bad idea. That's a real bummer...
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