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In upright pianos, the damper spoon is at the opposite end of the wippen from the backcheck and is meant to engage the damper lever to lift the damper felt off the string/s at about 1/2 to 1/3 of the hammer’s travel.
Photo (picture of an upright wippen assembly with the damper spoon labeled)
Video? (demonstration of the damper spoon in action?)
Backcheck bending tool (Pianotek, # JCH-13)
Easy Upright Damper Timing Regulation
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