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by dubrosa22
Tue Jan 05, 2016 1:00 pm
Forum: General "Hang-Out" Place
Topic: Stephanhouser Alto Sax
Replies: 5
Views: 2768

Re: Stephanhouser Alto Sax

Hi Mark, I'm one of those sax doublers... I must admit I'd never heard of Stephenhouser saxes before and the name rang some alarm bells immediately. I gave it a Google search and this Sax Forum page popped up: http://forum.saxontheweb.net/showthread.php?2484-Stephanhouser-Saxophones As I expected it...
by dubrosa22
Sun May 31, 2015 1:32 pm
Forum: General "Hang-Out" Place
Topic: Buffet-Crampon model
Replies: 4
Views: 4659

Re: Buffet-Crampon model

Thanks Flatfive, I'm really enjoying my flute foray so far. Going from wood simple system to silverplate Boehm has been easier than I thought. I started playing alto sax almost 5 years ago which helps, I guess (the clarinet side-step didn't help much). I'm amazed at the strength of tone I get from t...
by dubrosa22
Fri May 29, 2015 5:46 pm
Forum: General "Hang-Out" Place
Topic: Buffet-Crampon model
Replies: 4
Views: 4659

Re: Buffet-Crampon model

Not at all fussed about it really.

I was just curious about the model distinction and whether or not I understood the inline/offset g.
by dubrosa22
Fri May 29, 2015 6:08 am
Forum: General "Hang-Out" Place
Topic: Buffet-Crampon model
Replies: 4
Views: 4659

Buffet-Crampon model

Hi, The flute bug has bitten (I started just 2 months ago on an 8-key simple system, then quickly bought a keyless "Irish" flute too). Today I picked up a dirt cheap ($50aud) Buffet-Crampon 'Cooper Scale' 225. Plays from low C to 3rd octave D (I fade off from there) so I'm very happy. Cosmetically i...
by dubrosa22
Tue Mar 31, 2015 8:10 pm
Forum: General "Hang-Out" Place
Topic: New to Forum, New to Flute - Help! :)
Replies: 10
Views: 3761

Re: New to Forum, New to Flute - Help! :)

Today I finally finished oiling, polishing, padding and corking! :D http://users.tpg.com.au/nefesh/misc/Flute/Thibouville-Buffet%20Profile.jpg Getting on with playing. I spoke too soon! Low D and below is the biggest struggle, I'm assuming that's normal? I know that on tenor saxophone Low D and belo...
by dubrosa22
Wed Mar 25, 2015 10:49 pm
Forum: General "Hang-Out" Place
Topic: New to Forum, New to Flute - Help! :)
Replies: 10
Views: 3761

Re: New to Forum, New to Flute - Help! :)

have made an identification breakthrough! :D Thibouville-Buffet A. Paris I found the same flute in an old for sale listing with 3 photos that show the very flute as mine (the key orientation on the C-foot being the most recognisable and unique feature). The first image is the flute that was sold by ...
by dubrosa22
Tue Mar 24, 2015 3:54 pm
Forum: General "Hang-Out" Place
Topic: New to Forum, New to Flute - Help! :)
Replies: 10
Views: 3761

Re: New to Forum, New to Flute - Help! :)

I've also proven it to be A440Hz which is fantastic (not that I plan to be playing with anyone for quite awhile!)
by dubrosa22
Tue Mar 24, 2015 1:30 pm
Forum: General "Hang-Out" Place
Topic: New to Forum, New to Flute - Help! :)
Replies: 10
Views: 3761

Re: New to Forum, New to Flute - Help! :)

After much anxious waiting the flute arrived from Adelaide yesterday afternoon. :party: http://users.tpg.com.au/nefesh/misc/Flute/Flute02.jpg A cursory hands-on inspection found the following: - No seized barrels/slides or tenons. - No missing or damaged keys. - All pads are present but mushy yuck. ...
by dubrosa22
Tue Mar 17, 2015 2:40 pm
Forum: General "Hang-Out" Place
Topic: New to Forum, New to Flute - Help! :)
Replies: 10
Views: 3761

Re: New to Forum, New to Flute - Help! :)

Some folks on the Chiff & Fipple forum think it's a French simple system flute with a possible silver or nickle sleeve repair on the barrel. I'm really hoping that there's no cracks and that any repairs are kept to a reasonable amount but we'll see when it arrives. http://forums.chiffandfipple.com/v...
by dubrosa22
Mon Mar 16, 2015 6:06 pm
Forum: General "Hang-Out" Place
Topic: New to Forum, New to Flute - Help! :)
Replies: 10
Views: 3761

New to Forum, New to Flute - Help! :)

Hi, I play sax and clarinet (my apologies! :wink: ) and have taken the plunge and purchased an old wooden flute. I'll receive the flute in few days from the auction house but I was hoping someone could I identify the kind of flute I've actually bought? I'm thinking an English 8-key? Forgive my ignor...