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Duo-Art Cross Valves Modification
By Mike Knudsen

[ Bruce Grimes wrote in 050428 MMDigest:

> One other thing I was told years ago, if after moving a grand it
> doesn't play, one trick that often works is to lift the piano two or
> three inches (I never measured exactly how much) on the treble end,
> and then let go -- drop it!  Repeat on the bass end.  It make take
> two or three times, but this often shakes the valves into place.

Might you get the same results in less spectacular fashion, by crawling
under the piano and giving a couple whacks direct to the stack bottom
with a rubber hammer?  Truly the tool of 1001 uses.

Mike Knudsen

(Message sent Sat 30 Apr 2005, 03:53:04 GMT, from time zone GMT-0400.)

Key Words in Subject:  Cross, Duo-Art, Modification, Valves

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