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On craigslist, you won't believe what you can find for free. When moving into a new home (or just whenever you can really), before you go shopping for furniture, check whats available on craigslist for free. You won't regret it. We filled up our house with free stuff - and I am talking quality free stuff.
One time, our roommate, who is also a musician (we all play guitar), was trolling the realm of craigslist.org and he came across a very interesting find. A free, 87 year old Biddle upright piano just a few miles away...
...We had to go check it out.
And we did. It locked up in an air conditioned storage unit - one that the lady later confessed had cost them a fair chunk of change (you have to keep piano's cool and the oven box's at uhaul just won't cut it).
Inviting us in to see the Piano, the woman from California (she talked really.. well... far out!) started talking to us about how the Piano was a piece of art work, and that for how old it was, it still played very beautifully. She was the ultimate salesman, and she did it with style. Why do I say this you ask? Well because she got us to take a several ton 87 year old piano off of her hands in one day without...
The way it happened was actually and amazing string of events, as we didn't have enough man power to even get it to a truck - let alone have a truck (we ended up deciding to sneak into our place before the move in date). The first thing the lady did was call up her husband, who just happened to be driving a uhaul that day and was able to come help us out and get it loaded onto a dolly. Continue reading...
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