Help with Upright Steinway Sostenuto

Vanderhoofven dkvander@clandjop.com
Sat Aug 16 16:32 MDT 1997


 IT WORKS!


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Thank you for your help!  The DELRIN (not teflon) bushings were worn and
misshapen.  I replaced the bushings with thick bushing cloth from
Pianotech, lubricated the trapwork and pedals and rod, and now no squeak!
The sostenuto system works, with all dampers lifting individually with the
pedal and all of them lifting with the damper pedal and then the sostenuto
pedal.  They even lift pretty evenly too!

Thanks again!

David



David A. Vanderhoofven, RPT
Joplin, Missouri, USA        
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