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by kamillf
Sun Jul 08, 2018 10:51 pm
Forum: Flute Repair and Maintenance
Topic: Repair or Replace advice
Replies: 10
Views: 3926

Re: Repair or Replace advice

You could say that I made the decision based on the advice from this forum---both this thread as well as a number of others that I looked at. With the estimated repair costs, we checked with some local professional musicians. Without our identifying where the quotes came from, they knew which store ...
by kamillf
Sun Jul 08, 2018 10:09 am
Forum: Flute Repair and Maintenance
Topic: Repair or Replace advice
Replies: 10
Views: 3926

Re: Repair or Replace advice

Thanks for the additional input. Because of some travel and such on my part, I didn't come to a final resolution until yesterday, when I purchased an Azumi AZ2. :D
by kamillf
Wed Jun 13, 2018 7:47 am
Forum: Flute Repair and Maintenance
Topic: Repair or Replace advice
Replies: 10
Views: 3926

Re: Repair or Replace advice

Thanks for the information and advice. I'll do some additional research on the local repair options as well new flute options. Good thing I have several months before I need a good-working flute :)
by kamillf
Mon Jun 11, 2018 8:45 pm
Forum: Flute Repair and Maintenance
Topic: Repair or Replace advice
Replies: 10
Views: 3926

Re: Repair or Replace advice

Thanks for the input, pied_piper. I called the one tech today for clarification on whether the estimate was with Staubinger pads. He said no, that it was with Pisoni deluxe and he wouldn't recommend putting Staubinger pads on it. I then took my flute to another tech in town, who gave an estimate of ...
by kamillf
Sun Jun 10, 2018 10:20 pm
Forum: Flute Repair and Maintenance
Topic: Repair or Replace advice
Replies: 10
Views: 3926

Repair or Replace advice

I have a 1987/1988 Gemeinhardt 3SB. After setting it aside for many years, I've recently begun playing again and took it in to be checked out, especially as it was getting more difficult in the lower range. I've been told it needs an overhaul, which isn't too surprising. This has generated a couple ...