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Disassembling the Lower Player Piano Action

The lower player piano action consists of numerous components. These include the pumping bellows, pumping pedals, reservoirs and trunk. Various gaskets and valves will be found located here also. All of these parts must be disasembled so that the restoration work can commence on each individual component.

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The Restoration Commences

Work has now commenced on my latest player piano (pianola) restoration project.

Firstly, all the components from the entire player piano action must be removed from the piano.

Pictured below are the various parts of the player piano action.