Wanted used upright piano

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  1. bAuHaUs

    bAuHaUs Active Member

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    I'm looking for a good quality used upright piano for my daughter.
    Live in Durham region and will pickup.
    Thanks.
     
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  2. AGTO

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    How much do you want to spend?
     
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  3. bAuHaUs

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    Actually a couple of hundred on the piano....what I've recently learned is that you need a professional paino mover to transport it and this could cost considerably more than the piano, at times. What do you have in mind?
     
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    We bought a used piano at an estate sale two years ago. The piano only cost $150, but it cost $100 to move it, and then $150 (IIRC) to tune it.
     
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    There's always Kijiji.
     
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    If I don't find one locally, then the transport can be upwards of $500.
    Thanks for the tips everyone.
     
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  7. SP!RE

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    An upright for $150 ?!?! Wow... I can't believe anyone would ever get rid of a piano for such a little price. Now I have hope of finding one for myself once I get a place of my own.
     
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    Seems that most people unwillingly part with their older uprights since the professional movers and the re-tuning costs can be very high at times and they know this, so letting it go for next to nothing at times is their only option. I'll keep looking though.
     
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  9. Ross Rader

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    Piano?

    have you found one yet? I might be able to help you out if you can move quickly. We are moving and I have to part with my upright. If you are interested, take a look at http://rossrader.com/piano and name your price. The only catch, it has to go this week!

    Drop me a note to ross@hover.com if you'd like more details.

    /r
     
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  10. urbandreamer

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    Damn, a friend of mine just dumped hers. I should've read this thread and given you a free piano!
     
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  11. greenleaf

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    Wander the halls and look at the bulletin boards at the Faculty of Music or the Con. There are ads up for various instruments (including pianos) all the time.
     
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  12. bAuHaUs

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    Thanks for the great tip.
     
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  13. AGTO

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    I had an upright moved from kitchener to Toronto by local Kitchener movers for $150.00.
    It's still for sale, but I won't be back in TO until the second week in March.
     
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  14. Gwyn

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    I have a used upright Mason & Risch piano, in beautiful condition, needs some tuning. Will give it to you for free and we can deliver it to you. Bench included. Its a high quality piano, happy to see it find a new home
     
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