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by kascadian
Sun Feb 07, 2010 10:18 pm
Forum: Flute History and Instruments
Topic: Differences between 765 Pearl Quantz Coda Flutes
Replies: 1
Views: 1979

Differences between 765 Pearl Quantz Coda Flutes

Hello! Is the only difference between the Pearl Flutes 765 Quantz Coda Professional Flute and the Pearl Flutes Anniversary 765 Quantz Coda Professional Flute the hand-cut Forza headjoint on the Anniversary model? Is the Forza better or is this one of those "personal preference" things? Thank you for...
by kascadian
Sat Jan 30, 2010 9:16 pm
Forum: Flute Playing and Practicing Basics
Topic: Need encouragement - I'm back at square one as an adult
Replies: 10
Views: 6650

That's great, Virginia! I'm glad things are improving for you! Keep up the good work! You can do it! Reading your post here has inspired me! I'm in my 40's and I have recently started playing my flute again. It has been more than 20 years since I have played it regularly, so my embouchure is in terr...
by kascadian
Sun Jan 24, 2010 9:20 pm
Forum: Flute History and Instruments
Topic: ABS Resin Cancer Risk
Replies: 2
Views: 2178

Thank you for the reply, wally! Like you said, it's hard to keep ABS resin and other plastics out of our everyday lives since it is used in so many things. When I first saw the warning on the piccolo owner's manual, I thought to myself, "Well, I'm certainly NOT going to be putting this in the microw...
by kascadian
Sun Jan 24, 2010 12:31 am
Forum: Flute History and Instruments
Topic: ABS Resin Cancer Risk
Replies: 2
Views: 2178

ABS Resin Cancer Risk

Should I worry about the cancer risk from the ABS resin body of a piccolo? I recently purchased a Bundy piccolo and, of course, the owner's manual says the usual bit about it being made from materials that are a known cancer risk in the state of California... Just curious to hear your opinions on th...
by kascadian
Thu Jan 14, 2010 12:33 pm
Forum: Flute History and Instruments
Topic: Piccolo Purchase Advice Needed!
Replies: 2
Views: 2195

Thank you for the reply and information! The Bundy piccolo had positive customer reviews and between the two that I listed here, I was leaning toward it but was interested in what the people on this forum had to say! I have a 36-year-old Bundy flute and it has held up well, although it certainly cou...
by kascadian
Thu Jan 14, 2010 2:49 am
Forum: Flute History and Instruments
Topic: Piccolo Purchase Advice Needed!
Replies: 2
Views: 2195

Piccolo Purchase Advice Needed!

Hello! I'm brand new to this forum and I need some advice. I have recently started playing my flute again and I thought it might be fun to also play piccolo. And, after reading some of the threads on this forum, it sounds like it may also help to improve my flute playing skills! I don't have a lot o...