If you want an inexpensive grand for a new student or recreational pianist, this piano makes an ideal choice. The original internal parts remains solid. The action is slightly firm but responsive. The tone is clean, bright and full. The cabinetry of this piano is not flawless, but is still very presentable. However, if you want to save a TON of money on a grand piano that can deliver the goods “under the hood” where it counts, then this is your piano. Naturally, it carries our lifetime upgrade guarantee and 10-year warranty on all parts and labor. If you are looking for an affordable American grand, don’t pass this one by.