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by sdfluteguy
Sat Dec 21, 2019 12:37 pm
Forum: Intermediate and Advanced Flute Topics
Topic: Sonare 505 (PS55BEFK)
Replies: 0
Views: 10210

Sonare 505 (PS55BEFK)

Is this a good model in comparison to others in its price range (Azumi 2, Amadeus 680, Di Zhao 600)? Since this instrument comes with a 9K lip and Split E but only has a silver plated body (sterling silver headjoint)?

Thanks!
by sdfluteguy
Fri Dec 20, 2019 8:31 pm
Forum: Intermediate and Advanced Flute Topics
Topic: Sonare vs. Azumi vs. Amadeus vs. Di Zhao
Replies: 0
Views: 6886

Sonare vs. Azumi vs. Amadeus vs. Di Zhao

I'm comparing these flutes with these specs, so any help would be appreciated (I don't have a private tutor so I'm relying on whatever help I get from here)! Amadeus 680 Azumi 2 (Split E) Azumi 2 (Gold Lip) Sonare 501 (Gold Lip and Split E) Di Zhao 600 Now, the one that is different from all of thes...
by sdfluteguy
Sun Oct 20, 2019 6:12 pm
Forum: Flute History and Instruments
Topic: Narrowing Down and Ranking (urgent)
Replies: 0
Views: 7885

Narrowing Down and Ranking (urgent)

Hey! I tried out the flutes below and just wanted to know which models may be better (in your opinion)? I tried them all and still cannot make a decision. Azumi AZ2 Di Zhao 600 Sonare Powell 501/505 Amadeus 680 Please, I really need some help aside from "do what feels best for you", cause to be hone...
by sdfluteguy
Sun Oct 13, 2019 7:35 pm
Forum: Flute History and Instruments
Topic: Silver Content vs. Lip Plate
Replies: 1
Views: 3254

Silver Content vs. Lip Plate

Hey! So I’m trying to choose between flutes and have narrowed it down to: Azumi AZ 2 Amadeus 680 Sonare 505 Di Zhao 600 Comparing DZ and Sonare, is it better to go for the instrument that is solid sterling silver (body and hj) or the one that has a solid sterling silver hj, silver plated body, and 9...
by sdfluteguy
Sat Oct 12, 2019 8:30 pm
Forum: Intermediate and Advanced Flute Topics
Topic: Help Needed for New Flute!
Replies: 0
Views: 7690

Help Needed for New Flute!

Hey! So I'm a bit confused between choosing from the following flutes: Azumi AZ 2 Sonare 505 Di Zhao 600 Amadeus 680 I've tried them all out but I still just cannot choose/see a difference. Can someone with experience please guide me in the right direction? Maybe which makes are better/more worth it...
by sdfluteguy
Tue Oct 08, 2019 7:04 pm
Forum: Flute History and Instruments
Topic: Intermediate Flute Buying
Replies: 2
Views: 3542

Re: Intermediate Flute Buying

ah thanks for the reply! That really does help!
by sdfluteguy
Tue Oct 08, 2019 7:03 pm
Forum: Flute History and Instruments
Topic: Rose Gold Lip Worth It?
Replies: 1
Views: 3352

Rose Gold Lip Worth It?

Hey! So I tried out a few brands of flutes under 3K this past weekend and have seemed to lean more towards Azumi, Di Zhao, and Sonare. Out of them, I found an Azumi AZ3 with a Gold Lip Plate available which really spoke out to me. However, it does not have a C# trill or Split E. Is that fine? Or wou...
by sdfluteguy
Fri Oct 04, 2019 8:21 am
Forum: Flute History and Instruments
Topic: Kessler and Sons Piccolo
Replies: 0
Views: 7551

Kessler and Sons Piccolo

Hey! Was just wondering how the Kessler Custom Artist Series Composite is? Is it a good instrument/worth going for?



Thanks!
by sdfluteguy
Fri Oct 04, 2019 8:17 am
Forum: Flute History and Instruments
Topic: Intermediate Flute Buying
Replies: 2
Views: 3542

Intermediate Flute Buying

Hello! I'm new to this board, so sorry if this is in the wrong place! So I am a flutist (have been playing for about 7-8 years) and am looking to upgrade to an open-holed B foot instrument (under $2000). I have been looking at FCNY and Kessler and Sons and am just a bit confused between what each mo...