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Mason & Hamlin Model A (used) or Yamaha YDP 162 (Read 1187 times)

Offline oabr19

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Mason & Hamlin Model A (used) or Yamaha YDP 162
« on: December 10, 2015, 09:42:22 PM »
I have the option on selling my Yamaha YDP 162 for a Mason and Hamlin Model A (Rejuvenated) (Of course, I need to chip in a lot of money). I am quite satisfied with my Yamaha YDP 162, the sound is great and the action is good. However, I will be practicing intensively for 8 hours daily now that I am out of school. I am an advanced player and a student of a professional pianist (started 2 years ago but practice daily for 3+ hours, 6 most times) When I play on grand pianos, I find it much easier and nicer in terms of tone and feel, for example, I could control my dynamic and wrists much better with a grand. Do you think it's worth spending hundreds more for a student pianist or is the Yamaha-YDP 162 'good enough'. I have the space and the money, I will tune the piano every 2 months (I might go for 10+ hours).

Even so, if it were a dilapidated piano, do you think the acoustic feel is worth selling a digital such as mine?

Offline iamazombie911

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Re: Mason & Hamlin Model A (used) or Yamaha YDP 162
«Reply #1 on: December 11, 2015, 12:39:18 AM »
If you are going to practice this long, I'd say it's worth it to get a nice instrument.