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Florida Player Piano Needing Restoration
By Andy Taylor

I'd be somewhat cautious on that one, particularly if the piano is to
be shipped somewhere.  My experience with pianos from Florida is that
the region is so damp that after the piano is moved and dries out, just
about every glue joint will let go.  That's a good thing for the player
action, but not for the piano!

I had the back beams practically fall out of an old Foster player that
came from Florida.  Thank goodness I had removed the tension from the
strings.  So price the job accordingly!

Andy Taylor

 [ Mold is likely throughout, also!  -- Robbie

(Message sent Tue 19 Jul 2011, 17:24:39 GMT, from time zone GMT-0400.)

Key Words in Subject:  Florida, Needing, Piano, Player, Restoration

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