Piano Notes – Issue 25

Bruce Browning

Winter 2017

Welcome to the twenty-fifth issue of “Piano Notes”. We are pleased to announce an additional service which should make it easier to confirm your tuning appointment booking. We will be sending out a reminder card prior to ‘phoning you to make your appointment. This way you have time to check your diary ahead of our call.

Please provide us with an email address as well so we can confirm by this method in the future. Browse our website for further information, special offers, and new information on our company.


Inside or Outside wall?

Many people ask “Can the piano be positioned on an outside wall?” Whilst this situation is not an “Old Wives Tale” it does relate to past times. The piano should be positioned with stable temperature and humidity. If the wall against which you place your piano “mirrors” the conditions on the other side of it ie. cold, damp or hot and dry, then this is not the best place for it. If the outside wall is not insulated, or the eaves are narrow, or rising damp is present then this is not the best position for your piano.


Major repairs and free quote

Bruce Browning – The Piano Tuner is experienced in all sorts of tuning, repair, major restoration and player piano restoration situations. We offer a free, no obligation, 3-month fixed price quote.


Quarterly Specials

Pianos- A range of new/pre-loved pianos now available. Fully checked in our workshop, warranted for 5 years, and include a free tuning. YAMAHA PIANOS –U1 & U3, in ebony only. Ranging from $4400- to $6500-. Suitable for Teachers as well as Students. Excellent Value.

Piano Benches- single, adjustable with padded seat. Available in Ebony or Walnut. A small number available for  just $220-  *Delivery when next in your area, or extra charge. Not available Tasmania.


Guitar Maintenance

We are now offering a service to schools for Bulk Re-stringing and repairs of Guitars. We will pick-up and deliver after re-stringing, or re-string on the premises.  All types and a mixed batch can be accommodated. Quality Strings, Guitar cleaning and a FREE Pick included with each re-stringing.     Prices, each instrument:

                   With piano tuning, minimum 4 instruments, excl. GST.

Acoustic Guitar $15-,  Electric Guitar $16-,  Bass Electric Guitar $25-

                   Without piano tuning, minimum 4 instruments, excl. GST.

Acoustic Guitar $20-, Electric Guitar $21-, Bass Electric Guitar $30-

Regular, neat re-stringing can make all the difference to stability and durability of tuning.


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