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42" Yamaha Studio Model M2G #B28164768 (1979)
 
 
42" Yamaha Studio Model M2G #B28164768 (1979)
Walnut cabinet. Reconditioned by Ray's Piano Service in November 2015 for owner in Big Lake, MN.
IMPROVEMENTS:
Complete Cleaning--Clean strings, keys, keyboard, pressure bar, keybed, keypins, pedal mechanisms.
Recondition Actionó
Tighten screws. Replace Asian hammer butt flanges. Align hammers to strings. Repair sustain mechanism. Tune to A-440.
IComplete RegulationóAll adjustments to ensure that piano plays like new, tune to A-440.
02 Hammer rail & regulating rail removed

02 Hammer rail & regulating rail removed

03 Hammers reshaped

03 Hammers reshaped

04 Hammers aligned to strings

04 Hammers aligned to strings

05 Action reassembled

05 Action reassembled

Selected pictures of the step-by-step improvement process
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Original Manufacturer of this brand-name--Nippon Gakki S.K.K. Co. Name changed to Yamaha Corporation of Japan in 1987.

Established--1887 by Tarakusu Yamaha

Other brand-names used by this manufacturer--Everett (1973-), Cable Nelson (1973-).
From: Pierce Piano Atlas, 12th Edition (2008, Larry Ashley Publisher, Albuquerque, NM).

Note: To obtain the age of your piano and details about the manufacturer, click: Pierce Piano Atlas--"the world's most authoritative publication on piano manufacturers, past and present." To learn how a piano works and how to go about buying one, we encourage you to purchase The Piano Book.
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06 Keys removed

06 Keys removed

07 Keybed cleanred

07 Keybed cleanred

08 Strings cleaned

08 Strings cleaned

09 Key pins cleaned

09 Key pins cleaned

10 Key pins lubricated

10 Key pins lubricated

11 Keys re-installed & cleaned

11 Keys re-installed & cleaned

12 Sustain pedal mechanism dismantled

12 Sustain pedal mechanism dismantled

13 Sustain pedal mechanism repaired

13 Sustain pedal mechanism repaired

14 Hammer blow distance set

14 Hammer blow distance set

15 Keys leveled

15 Keys leveled

16 Keys apaced

16 Keys apaced

17 Sharps leveled

17 Sharps leveled

18 Capstans regulated

18 Capstans regulated

19 Back check wires regulated

19 Back check wires regulated

20 Letoff regulated

20 Letoff regulated

21 Strings aligned to hammers

21 Strings aligned to hammers

22 Piano tuned

22 Piano tuned

23 Finished! Keys & fallboard close-up

23 Finished! Keys & fallboard close-up