At 01:26 AM 9/24/00 -0700, dc wrote:
>If someone starts making a t-hammer for flat-top pins with a
>substantial wider handle for more leverage, and provides it
>in a variant which will actually fit pins whose wire goes into
>#31 holes, she'll be celebrated by a small but elite circle.
>(And if someone makes a decent tool for tuning the pins on the
>Wolf "Graff" which lately arrived here, she'll be celebrated by
>at least a couple of us. Is there anybody out there forging
>tools to suit pins - or making them with laser blasters?
That reminds me, I was going to ask about the relevance of the modern
long-handled tuning hammer on period instruments - like the one that the
tech used on my current piano before I gave it away recently? When did
these come into use, and what is their downside?