Principles in a Time of Covid

Principles in a Time of Covid

The field technician plans what can be planned. Selects and brings the tools that can be brought. Then fields what happens in real time with what is available. Well really, the shop technician, designer, manufacturer, mover, and salesperson all must do the same. And this has been a year to confirm these constraints and demonstrate what it takes ...
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Baldwin R action ready for regulating.

A Baldwin R Tells Me What to Do

Last week I regulated a Baldwin R baby grand, vintage 1950, which featured five interesting points in an apparently standard-issue regulation.

1.  Hidden studs, including the two outside ones – first time I’ve seen this particular configuration. Unlike the Asian variety, pre-set to neutrally position the balancerail height in a flexible keyframe, these adjusted the bedding of a stiff-style keyframe. To provide access, I removed five sharps... 

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