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by Aschflute
Wed Mar 01, 2017 3:02 pm
Forum: Flute Repair and Maintenance
Topic: flute laundry -cleaning tips for the various types of stains
Replies: 19
Views: 14002

Re: flute laundry -cleaning tips for the various types of stains

The simple answer is don't do it. Taking a flute apart and reassembling it should be left to a trained flute technician. You have no idea how many things can go wrong without a through understanding of flute mechanics. A little dirt and dust will not hurt a flutes playability, but taking it apart w...
by Aschflute
Wed Mar 01, 2017 2:58 pm
Forum: Flute Repair and Maintenance
Topic: flute laundry -cleaning tips for the various types of stains
Replies: 19
Views: 14002

Re: flute laundry -cleaning tips for the various types of st

Yes there are various ways to remove tarnish. If the instrument is in good condition with light tarnish, warm water / detergent / and a soft cloth will remove The next level again is warm water / detergent and a baby's toothbrush The next level is a jewellery polishing cloth From here up to remove ...
by Aschflute
Tue Feb 28, 2017 6:54 pm
Forum: Flute Repair and Maintenance
Topic: flute laundry -cleaning tips for the various types of stains
Replies: 19
Views: 14002

Re: flute laundry -cleaning tips for the various types of stains

Hi Quick question. How do I take the flute apart, to do a wash. I am wondering if some things have to stay dry/unwashed for the best.
I have a copper flute with a Nickel plating.