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Reviews Categories | Keys & Paddles | GHD GT706kit Help

Reviews Summary for GHD GT706kit
GHD GT706kit Reviews: 2 Average rating: 4.5/5 MSRP: $149.95
Description: Straight key kit.
Product is in production.
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EI5JZ Rating: 4/5 Sep 24, 2011 04:46 Send this review to a friend
Very good quality.  Time owned: 6 to 12 months
Very good exeptional quality. But it lacks outstanding design.
AJ0M Rating: 5/5 Jun 22, 2010 09:34 Send this review to a friend
Smooth, precise, beautifully machined  Time owned: 0 to 3 months
I am impressed!

This is the smoothest and most precise key I've ever used- in 35 years of brass-pounding.

The base is finished with heavy-duty metallic silver paint and the weight is 955g (it'll stay put!). The lever/bearing/trunnion assembly is assembled at the factory.

The adjustable spring tensioner is a brilliant design- which expands, when you key down.

The feel is silky-smooth. And while the footprint is a little smaller than GHD and other "full-size" keys, it'll work great as an every-day key in the shack. The straight lever makes it perfect for European style, and the key is low enough that it's also fine for American (arm on table) sending.

Building this key is easy. The instructions have photos, but could be improved by including a detailed mechanical drawing (I scratched my head for about five minutes on a couple steps). I would also recommend that someone send GHD clear English to put in the instructions to prevent the few minutes of confusion.

If you want a precise, beautiful key that you'll never be able to wear out, and you enjoy a quick assembly project, you won't find a better key- especially at that price.

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