Pipe Chest

      • Oct 2004 - Jun 2007
      • disassemble pipe chest
      • examine pouch valves & control valves
      • remove main control valves (front section) w/steam
      • separate valve sections w/steam
      • setup chest for restoration (lower surface) in stand
      • pouch valves all decayed, req replacement ~500
      • voice (rank) control valves req replacement

 

 

Pipe Chest install

      • move side panels of organ aside
      • setup 4 high rise hydraulic jacks
      • move pipe chest up ramp
      • position pipe chest on top
      • re-join side panels by lowering chest to engage
      • add rear panels & console (over a few days)

 

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