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by JButky
Tue Apr 30, 2019 8:39 pm
Forum: Flute History and Instruments
Topic: Armstrong 103 Specs
Replies: 1
Views: 32

Re: Armstrong 103 Specs

The 103 is a silver plated student model flute..

That serial was made in 1982.
by JButky
Wed Apr 03, 2019 6:51 pm
Forum: General "Hang-Out" Place
Topic: Is my flute contagious?
Replies: 2
Views: 562

Re: Is my flute contagious?

If your flute is silver, even plated, then you have the most antimicrobial danger to bacteria known. Wash your swab, yes, but the flute itself, the silver is the destroyer of bacteria.

https://www.sciencemag.org/news/2015/05 ... ly-zombies
by JButky
Fri Mar 22, 2019 12:36 pm
Forum: Flute Repair and Maintenance
Topic: Adjusting Strauginger pads
Replies: 2
Views: 301

Re: Adjusting Strauginger pads

It depends on the original installation, however, if the prep was done well, they can be adjusted if they are in good shape..
by JButky
Fri Mar 22, 2019 12:29 pm
Forum: Flute History and Instruments
Topic: Jupiter capital edition model cef7000
Replies: 1
Views: 230

Re: Jupiter capital edition model cef7000

The Capital editions are made by us for M&A. They are a good quality instrument as are everything else we make. It is a good reliable brand..

Joe B
KHS America -QC Supervisor/Altus Flute Specialist
by JButky
Tue Feb 19, 2019 8:28 pm
Forum: Flute History and Instruments
Topic: Flute Maker
Replies: 1
Views: 311

Re: Flute Maker

Graslitz refers to a region, not a name, Could be a Kohlert, Johann Stowasser was found under Rampone..
Could be anything. Have pictures?

https://www.loc.gov/item/dcmflute.0192/
by JButky
Tue Jan 22, 2019 1:28 pm
Forum: Flute Repair and Maintenance
Topic: Repadding Powell 2100
Replies: 4
Views: 527

Re: Repadding Powell 2100

The 104ET Pads from Kraus will work for this purpose. http://www.krausmusic.com/pads/flutepic.htm Your tech will need to order direct as they do not sell to the general public. You may also be able to get these from Music center spa in Italy, (Pisoni) look for these specs or inquire as these are the...
by JButky
Wed Nov 28, 2018 10:12 pm
Forum: General "Hang-Out" Place
Topic: Wisdom Tooth Removal and Flute Playing Help
Replies: 1
Views: 1536

Re: Wisdom Tooth Removal and Flute Playing Help

I had two teeth pulled back in October on a Friday. I was playing again on Monday. Depends on how much work your dentist had to do to get them out. Mine were an easy pull, so it might not be the same for you. Again, lots of factors are involved. I would ask the dentist.
by JButky
Sun Mar 04, 2018 10:10 pm
Forum: Flute Repair and Maintenance
Topic: Stubborn pin
Replies: 3
Views: 2116

Re: Stubborn pin

Pins on students flutes do not come out as easy as on pro flutes. Plus they can be bent, have rust in them, making the removal process more difficult. If you've already hit it with a punch, depending on how hard and how many times, you may have peened the end over and it will no longer go through th...
by JButky
Sat Mar 03, 2018 7:52 am
Forum: Flute Repair and Maintenance
Topic: Stubborn pin
Replies: 3
Views: 2116

Re: Stubborn pin

Which Pin? Do you have a pin removal tool? What have you tried?
by JButky
Sat Feb 17, 2018 9:21 am
Forum: Flute History and Instruments
Topic: How to find out history of vintage flute
Replies: 8
Views: 5112

Re: How to find out history of vintage flute

I have a vintage Bundy Silver Flute Serial No. 11895. Says Made by Selmer Elkhart, Indiana. Original case has tag H.&E. Selmer, Inc. Was wondering if anyone knew what year it is. 1910 per this serial number list: https://www.musictrader.com/serialnumbers I don't think that's correct, That list is m...
by JButky
Mon Dec 25, 2017 8:39 pm
Forum: Flute Repertoire
Topic: I Saw Three Ships *Flute Jazz*
Replies: 2
Views: 2289

Re: I Saw Three Ships *Flute Jazz*

Added Silent Night For Christmas..

https://youtu.be/xFZjmEIz8k8
by JButky
Tue Dec 19, 2017 7:09 pm
Forum: Flute Repertoire
Topic: I Saw Three Ships *Flute Jazz*
Replies: 2
Views: 2289

I Saw Three Ships *Flute Jazz*

Putting this out there for those of you who want to try some Jazz fluting.

Here's an arrangement of I Saw Three Ships as a Jazz Waltz. You can download the lead sheet and an accompaniment to play along.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HL3ruO6KNS0

Enjoy..
by JButky
Thu Nov 30, 2017 1:15 pm
Forum: Flute Repair and Maintenance
Topic: Finger pressure guage
Replies: 4
Views: 1936

Re: Finger pressure guage

Occasionally she will remark on how quickly a particular flute will respond mechanically. I surmise this may be related to the action of the springs, given the related mechanical parts are in good shape. Might this indicate that some springs may be getting weak? How can I tell if a spring should be...