Is this correct? New flautist

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Eglassford
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Is this correct? New flautist

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I just got my first flute in the mail. I’m looking over all of the keys, and a pad is missing? But there isn’t a hole for air, yet their is a key? Please tell me I’m psyching myself out and this is correct??? Excuse my little knowledge, it’s my first day with a flute.
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Re: Is this correct? New flautist

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In the photo below, the circled "key" is a touchpiece. It has no pad because it closes the key/pad pointed to by the arrow in the photo. All is well. :lol:

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Eglassford
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Re: Is this correct? New flautist

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Thanks a million! I was freaking out because I thought I had ALREADY broken the flute 5 mins in!

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