Yamaha P202 1969
Yamaha P202 1969

Yamaha P202 1969

The piano was left in a home where it was neglected for the most part. And needed a lot of work.

This piano had multiple parts that needed replacing from key tops (still needed), tapes, strings, and flanges.

All of the above have been altered.

Sample before tuning after initial voicing

Age: 51 years

Manufactured: 1969 - 1970

Made in: Japan

Founded: Japan, Hamamatsu, 1887

Current status: manufactured in Japan, some models in Indonesia and China

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Underneath the initial hash tone was a warmer fuller sounding piano. The hammers had become hard and brittle.

Hammers being refaced to optimize voicing of the piano:

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Dampers being repaired as they have come unstuck

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New dampers

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These are my views are no substitute for a condition, and tone report from a well versed local piano tuner.

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