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Grand Pianos

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Bid Information

Bid Alert No: 00000539139

Bid Title: Grand Pianos

Agency Bid No. Title: Not Stated

Received Date: 04/11/2016

Close Date: 04/19/2016

Purchase Type: Not Stated

Delivery Point: Livonia, Michigan

Delivery Date: Not Stated

Special Notices: Bidder Preregistration, Bid Bond Required: 5%


Specifications include, but are not limited to:Steinway orEquivalentModel B(6 10 )RIM:Must have a minimum of 16 laminations ofHard Rock Maple, each lamination not toexceed 3/16 in thickness and 2 FaceVeneers, simultaneously bent, both innerand outer rims, in one single operation toform one single rim. Thickness must equal3.BRACES:Must have 4 solid spruce with a volume of2,265 cu. In. or (37,117 cm3), mapledoweled to rim. Must include a cast irontreble bell affixed to the rimes underside atthe treble bend. S&S iron wedge anchors tosecure brace ends to cross block.PINBLOCK:Must have 7 lamination of hard rock maplewith top and bottom plies 3/16 in thickness;diagonal and cross-grain plies 9/32 inthickness and center ply to be 1/8 inthickness. Configuration of grain must besymmetrically distributed at successiveangles of 34, 90, 135, 180 degrees andmust be fully fitted to plate flange anddoweled to case structure.SOUNDBOARD:Must be quarter-sawn, close grained(minimum 11 grains/inch), Sitka spruce to be8mm thick in the center continuouslytapered in all directions to 5mm as itapproaches the rim, before being DoubleCrowned.RIBS:Must be made from durable, resinous sugarpine to assure strong and constant downbearing.Rib ends re hand-fitted into theinner rim to lock-in the soundboard crown.BRIDGES:Treble and Bass: must be made of hardrockmaple, vertically laminated, cappedwith solid hard-rock maple, continuouslybent to form on single bridge, planed toprescribed height, graphite, coated, drilledand hand-notched from precise individualstring bearing, maple doweled, blued andscrewed to soundboard.HAMMERS:16.5 lb premium wool outer-felt; overpremium wool under-felt, treated for insectsand moisture; Compression-wired to retainpear shape. Hard maple moldings; shanksfrom select maple.

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Issuing Agency: Livonia Public Schools/IPT

State: Michigan

Agency Type: State and Local

Contact: Harry Lau, Facilities and Operations Livonia Public Schools, 15125 Farmington Road, Livonia, Michigan, 48154

Phone: 734-744-2511




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