At 00:05 07-11-03 -0500, Nicholas Bunning wrote:
>One of my harpsichords has been away for a while, and I needed to get it
>back to get ready for lessons with a new teacher (poor bastard). The
>harpsichord (My Hemsch copy) came back in perfect playing shape and in
>For some reason ONE note kept dropping in pitch radically, and I now see the
>hitchpin loop has almost totally unwound itself. (totally bizarre) and is
>only now hitched by a "prayer".
>there now tons of wire on the tuning pin, as I kept trying to pull it up to
>WHAT is the remedy for this one string. I do now have any wire, so I want
>to reuse the existing string. I nee to make a new loop, is there an easy
I was waiting for someone to mention this posibility, but nowbody did.
For a quick fix, though unslightly, you can make some kind of loop and
extend the string by means of a paper clip. Any Boy Scout will show you how.