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PostPosted: Sun Feb 10, 2019 4:33 am    Post subject: Player piano Reply to specific post Reply with quote

Been helping friend work on his 1900 two story ranch house. Repairing plaster and painting. Structurally house is in remarkable condition.

In the living room is a player piano. He would love to get rid of it. It's located north of Terre Haute.

If anyone is interested I'll leave my email open. Got a feeling it weighs a ton.

There's no sheet music


 
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PostPosted: Sun Feb 10, 2019 5:07 pm    Post subject: Re: Player piano Reply to specific post Reply with quote

My Dad restored player pianos for himself and for a few of my siblings, I helped move a couple of them. Four strong men couldn't lift one and carry it very far. We always tried to find a way to use ramps and comalongs to pull them into a truck or onto a trailer, and then do the reverse to off load them. I would guess they weigh between 600 and 1000 pounds depending on the brand and the size. I think all of the ones we moved had casters on the bottom, or a place to put casters.
 
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PostPosted: Sun Feb 10, 2019 6:22 pm    Post subject: Re: Player piano Reply to specific post Reply with quote

I have always wanted one but I think Terre Haute is a little too far away from nebraska for me to get it!
 
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PostPosted: Sun Feb 10, 2019 9:38 pm    Post subject: Re: Player piano Reply to specific post Reply with quote

You would need one of these dollies to move
that .
Piano Mover

 
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PostPosted: Mon Feb 11, 2019 12:54 am    Post subject: Re: Player piano Reply to specific post Reply with quote

I have a set of piano movers that oldbc linked to. I didn't realize they were that expensive now. My parents owned a music store and I started helping move pianos around the age 14. A regular upright usually weighed in around 800 lbs. A player was heavier, and the heaviest was a player with lead tubing instead of rubber. The worst was moving them up a flight of steps, either basement or second floor.
 
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PostPosted: Mon Feb 11, 2019 4:33 am    Post subject: Re: Player piano Reply to specific post Reply with quote

This piano may stay in the living room if no one wants it. Are you sure you don't want a FREE player. Will need to bring a crew. I'm 70 and the owner is 75. About the only thing we could do is watch. Perhaps we could build ramps, drag it out of the house and lift it onto a trailer with Tractor.
 
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