Upright Pianos under $3500?

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Post by mrc » Thu Mar 10, 2011 4:56 pm

I picked up a free upright grand made in in Chicago during the late 1920's, sounds wonderful, took 6 big guys, pickup and a bunch of beer to get it home. Sorry, I'm on the road, and just can't be sure of the name but IIRC it's a Howard. It just needed tuning after the move.

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Post by b3groover » Thu Mar 17, 2011 5:47 pm

Howard was a subsidiary of Baldwin.

Acrosonics are generally good pianos. I'm a little surprised that it was described as "dark" here; usually they are just the opposite due to old hammers that have become hard over time.

The Yamaha U series is fantastic. You really can't get much better than that for the money. Well built, great tone, easy to tune, stays in tune, quality workmanship.

Whatever you do, always have a qualified piano technician check the piano out first. You don't want to be stuck with a dud. I also recommend professional piano movers.
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Post by @?,*???&? » Wed Mar 23, 2011 11:46 am

This place looks VERY promising:

http://www.pianoadoption.com/

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Post by comfortstarr » Wed Mar 23, 2011 2:08 pm

@?,*???&? wrote:This place looks VERY promising:

http://www.pianoadoption.com/
Awesome!

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