Frequently Asked Questions
     
     
  Q:
One pedal is down, why won't it stay up?
 

A:

The pedal strap could be broken.
 
  Q:

When I pump the organ why does it blow air and get no sound?

 

A:

The bellows have holes in it.
 
  Q:
Why are all my keys down?
 

A:

The pallet valve springs have come unglued from the chest.
 
  Q:
Why are some of the keys stuck down?
 

A:

Dirt between the pallet vavle rod and frame.
 
  Q:
Why do some keys sound all the time even when not pressed down?
 

A:

Moths could have eaten away the felt on the pallet valve.
 
  Q:
Why do I have large cracks in that area in the back where that wheel is?
 

A:

Humidity has caused that to shrink.
 
  Q:
When I pull the stops out or in nothing happens?
 

A:

The stop link could have fallen off or broken.
 
  Q:
Is my pump organ worth fixing It belonged to my great grandmother and hasn'been played in 40 years
 

A:

Most all pump organs are worth refurbishing.
 
  Q:
How much is the appraisal value of my pump organ?
 

A:

I do not make appraisals.
 
  Q:
Where do I find the name of my pump organ?
 

A:

In the middle of the stopboard immediately above middle "C".
 
 

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Updated 01/01/10