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Urrgent advice- Yamaha C3 or G5 Piano?
Old 23rd February 2009
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Urrgent advice- Yamaha C3 or G5 Piano?

Hi all- looking at purchasing a 1989 C3 Yamaha for my studio.

Is there any significant reason to not purchase this model but to get a later model for structural engineering design reasons?

Also - I could get a refurbished Yamaha G5 for a little less- which is the better option for recording jazz/blues etc? The G5 is a tad bigger no?

Also- what is a fair price for such pianos?

Cheers and thanks

GJ
Newcastle/OZ
Old 23rd February 2009
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Isn't the C3 the short model. If so keep in mind that the shorter the strings, the less rich the sound. Fine for demos and back round pop-rock stuff, but that's not really the sound that you'd often want up front. A U3 (upright has longer strings).
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