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An extended soundboard does not increase the bass disproportionately to the treble. It increases the volume over all. For purely practice purposes it makes no difference whether you have a straight or extended board. Frankly, if you’re planning to buy a concert grand in two years anyway, I’d go ahead and invest in that if she’s tall enough to handle it, rather than buy a harp you don’t intend to keep and will have the trouble to resell. You won’t be able to resell the first harp for what you paid for it. Harps only increase in value through inflation.