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by MarkF786
Mon Apr 22, 2019 9:44 pm
Forum: General "Hang-Out" Place
Topic: Negotiating Flute Price
Replies: 6
Views: 2312

Re: Negotiating Flute Price

We ended up choosing the MX-2 headjoint.
by MarkF786
Tue Apr 02, 2019 5:44 am
Forum: Intermediate and Advanced Flute Topics
Topic: Miyazawa 202 + Headjoint Options + Heavy Walll
Replies: 5
Views: 1447

Re: Miyazawa 202 + Headjoint Options + Heavy Walll

I’m curious to hear your comparison of the heavy vs standard wall.

I would imagine the standard wall is the most popular and common (thus “standard”) though one shop I spoke to said they mostly sell heavy walled Miyazawas.
by MarkF786
Thu Mar 28, 2019 4:19 pm
Forum: General "Hang-Out" Place
Topic: Negotiating Flute Price
Replies: 6
Views: 2312

Re: Negotiating Flute Price

I’m a newbie here and an adult amateur. I’m looking for a flute upgrade myself... Thanks for the reply, KJF. There were further developments with my local dealer: What I discovered the following day after visiting the local dealer was that the 602 she had was a discontinued model with a 0.38mm wall...
by MarkF786
Sun Mar 24, 2019 6:30 pm
Forum: General "Hang-Out" Place
Topic: Negotiating Flute Price
Replies: 6
Views: 2312

Re: Negotiating Flute Price

I took my daughter to our local Miyazawa dealer and tried out the 202 and 602. Sadly, they didn't have all the headjoint models to try though. In the end, I was ready to buy the 602 but it didn't have the Split E Mechanism. The dealer was insisting it wasn't necessary and kept trying to talk me out ...
by MarkF786
Sun Mar 17, 2019 7:49 am
Forum: General "Hang-Out" Place
Topic: Negotiating Flute Price
Replies: 6
Views: 2312

Negotiating Flute Price

I'm buying my daughter a professional flute (currently considering the Miyazawa 602). In my experience with other musical instruments (guitars, pianos, etc) prices are negotiable, and usually a 10-20% discount from MAP (Minimum Advertised Price) can easily be negotiated. I don't know if this is also...