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How much does it cost to get your piano tuned?

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Cam Sun 08-May-05 17:36:14

Does anyone have an idea of the kind of price I should be looking for?

Even I can tell dd's piano needs to be tuned as soon as possible.

Janh Sun 08-May-05 17:41:23

Depends where you live, apparently, Cam. This site gives an idea. Haven't had ours done for nearly 2 years, last time I think was c £30, and we're in Lancs.

Our tuner has an incredible electronic machine which fine-tunes for him, so it takes a lot less time and makes a lot less noise, but the machine was v expensive so he factors that in.

Gomez Sun 08-May-05 17:42:29

We pay around £50.00 in Central Scotland.

Janh Sun 08-May-05 17:43:27

Warning - speakers off - that website plays piano at you

geekgrrl Sun 08-May-05 18:04:21

£20 or thereabouts, done by a lovely old chap by ear

happymerryberries Sun 08-May-05 18:23:41

It cost me about £30. And because of the state of some of the strings that wasn't to concert pitch.

RnB Sun 08-May-05 18:28:40

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Yorkiegirl Sun 08-May-05 18:50:16

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zebraX Sun 08-May-05 19:17:35

£65. Ours hadn't been done in a while, he also took the edge off some of the hammers, and another bit of maintainance. Was here about 1.5 hours. He didn't tune it to concert pitch (that would have cost more, he implied, and none of us play, so we can't exactly tell the difference, anyway!) I think £50-£70 is typical around here (Norfolk).

Ours is big & old... the tuner told me that to buy equivalent quality new would cost £20k, so... it may be complicated to get tuned.

almostanangel Sun 08-May-05 19:18:02

FREE!!!!.i havent got one lol

gingernut Sun 08-May-05 19:42:02

£45 in the SE.

Cam Mon 09-May-05 19:17:16

Thanks all, that gives me some idea to work with

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