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by ElseaSparkle
Wed Jul 31, 2019 1:41 pm
Forum: General "Hang-Out" Place
Topic: final decision - DiZhao
Replies: 1
Views: 1872

final decision - DiZhao

The question is if there is a big difference between DZ100 vs a DZ200? They said split E mechanism, better keys with 200. I read up on the Split E and don't know that if it is that essential for my purposes - but better keys? She couldn't give me more of a definition. The DZ200 is open box - or floo...
by ElseaSparkle
Mon Jul 29, 2019 6:43 pm
Forum: General "Hang-Out" Place
Topic: Lead warnings with flutes?
Replies: 1
Views: 1463

Lead warnings with flutes?

I was looking at the Bundy BFL - 300 and there was a lead warning on it! The description said silver-plated. Is it only silver-plated flutes that you need to watch out for? My old one (50 year old flute) is nickel-plated, and I'm hoping it doesn't have lead in it too. Would like to see a comment abo...
by ElseaSparkle
Mon Jul 29, 2019 1:15 pm
Forum: General "Hang-Out" Place
Topic: Used Armstrong 104
Replies: 1
Views: 1372

Used Armstrong 104

Hi again. I came close to buying a used Armstrong 104 for 159.99 plus tax, BUT the end piece fits extremely tight into the body of the flute. I tried Vaseline, which is what I have always used, and it only helps the first time you put it together, then it goes back to being incredibly tight. If I bo...
by ElseaSparkle
Mon Jul 29, 2019 1:11 pm
Forum: General "Hang-Out" Place
Topic: Please help - Repair or Purchase
Replies: 3
Views: 2318

Please help - Repair or Purchase

Hi. I read the other responses to repair or replace, but I need additional guidance. I have a Selmer-Bundy (student) flute that is 50 years old. Do I bring it up to speed - it leaks air so probably needs new pads - it has never had pads replaced. Two brands I have looked at on Amazon are the Lazarro...