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Windex on ivory keys: Did it remove the gray spots?

There was definitely an improvement after Mark scrubbed the whites and even the black key OFFENDERS with Windex. I don’t believe, however, that the gray will ever be totally removed because it had become ingrained into the keys by its introduction through supposedly “shoe-dyed” ebonies. (See

Here are photos that I took 24-hours post Windex:

Mark in Action:

Schecter talks about the Piano Technician’s Guild:


The Back Story:

Just in time for Valentine’s Day: I meet my Blind Date Grand Piano in El Cerrito! (6 part video) and Coda

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