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Need help/advice tuning a rhodes myself?

Post by oceanic » Mon May 15, 2006 2:01 pm

I have a 73 key rhodes. Anyone know how to tune them that could give me some advice. Also, I need to buy new felt pads for the keys, any suggestions?

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Need help/advice tuning a rhodes myself?

Post by nesta » Mon May 15, 2006 4:21 pm

Sorry I can't offer any tuning info but a while back when I was restoring my Wurlitzer 200 I came across these guys:

http://www.vintagevibe.com/

They appear to have the materials required for re-felting. However, I haven't ever done any business with them but their prices seem reasonable and might be worth looking into.

Good Luck,

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Post by caffee » Thu May 25, 2006 7:59 pm

the rhodes are really easy to work on. There is a pdf of the entire service manual on the fenderrhodes.com link listed above. To tune it, you move the little springs on the tines.

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Post by Coco » Fri May 26, 2006 10:08 am

I'll check the links out too. There is no one where I live that will even look at my Rhodes, they run and won't touch it. Bunch of scaredie cats. I need to replace a tine and felts and rubber pads could not hurt either.
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