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by amadeusfluter
Fri Aug 14, 2009 12:48 am
Forum: Intermediate Flute Playing Tips and Questions
Topic: CLeaning sterling silver flute with alcohol?
Replies: 36
Views: 48354

so denature alcohol is safer for silver flutes than rubbing alcohol, or is it basically the same thing ? Where do you think i could get some?
by amadeusfluter
Wed Aug 12, 2009 8:08 pm
Forum: Intermediate Flute Playing Tips and Questions
Topic: CLeaning sterling silver flute with alcohol?
Replies: 36
Views: 48354

I'm pretty sure it doesn't turn black. So alcohol won't erode the silver, is there some special alcohol that flute technicians use? I heard that flute technicians use a special type of alcohol that is like the raw form of the alcohol; or something like that is better than rubbing alcohol. is it true?
by amadeusfluter
Wed Aug 12, 2009 1:47 am
Forum: Intermediate Flute Playing Tips and Questions
Topic: CLeaning sterling silver flute with alcohol?
Replies: 36
Views: 48354

The cloth i believe does not have any checmial in it; it is just the regular cloths that come with the flute when you buy it. So I have to clean the skin oil on my flute after every use? But most of the time after i use it the sweat mark kinda hardens, so the cloth just glides over and you can reall...
by amadeusfluter
Sun Aug 09, 2009 2:01 am
Forum: Intermediate Flute Playing Tips and Questions
Topic: RUBBING too hard when cleaning flute?
Replies: 2
Views: 4553

RUBBING too hard when cleaning flute?

I just noticed that the body joint of my (Amadeus Af700 Sterling silver) flute is very dull compared to my foot joint. I don't really touch my foot joint except the keys because i use a cloth to put together my flute, due to my extremely sweaty hands; however, i obviously sweat all over my body join...
by amadeusfluter
Sat Mar 28, 2009 8:58 pm
Forum: Intermediate Flute Playing Tips and Questions
Topic: CLeaning sterling silver flute with alcohol?
Replies: 36
Views: 48354

I found that when my hands become very seaty,and i polish the flute with a polishing cloth the marks come off. I'm guessing because my sweat is soaking through the cloth and cleaning the flute, is this bad for the flute, because it would be similar to using water?
by amadeusfluter
Sat Mar 28, 2009 5:53 pm
Forum: Intermediate Flute Playing Tips and Questions
Topic: CLeaning sterling silver flute with alcohol?
Replies: 36
Views: 48354

CLeaning sterling silver flute with alcohol?

I have very seaty hands that always leaves a residue on the body of my flute. Once and a while some marks don't come off with the polishing cloth, I tried vigorously to rub the finger print/ seat mark off, but I remains there. I was wondering it was safe to use alcohol on the body of a sterling silv...