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Tuning and Maintenance Category


This category covers tuning, plus ordinary day-to-day maintenance. Also possession of, or ready access to, the skills and facilities necessary for the minor repairs and renewals that arise alongside such maintenance.

Important

There are two main sections required to be inspected to succeed in this category. The significance of the details within each is that, while examples of workmanship may have been witnessed over and above, in every case these items will have been inspected as a minimum requirement within this category.

Tuning
Accuracy of Bearings
Tuning of flue-work
Tuning of reeds
Speech and regulation of reeds
Tidiness of pipe-tops, tuners and stoppers etc.
All notes working correctly
Condition of keys and key-touch evenness
Intermanual coupler regulation
Pedal coupler regulation
General impression of care for the instrument

Maintenance
Accuracy of Bearings
Tuning of flue-work
Tuning of reeds
Speech and regulation of reeds
Tidiness of pipe-tops, tuners and stoppers etc.
All notes working correctly
Condition of keys and key-touch evenness
Intermanual coupler regulation
Pedal coupler regulation
General impression of care for the instrument