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by jack2762
Wed May 13, 2020 3:39 pm
Forum: Flute History and Instruments
Topic: Armstrong Sterling Silver Flute
Replies: 13
Views: 6158

Re: Armstrong Sterling Silver Flute

head joint is now ok and as if nothing happened to it. Btw someone is selling his miyazawa pcm 300 for $900usd. The flute seems ok but he said there was no serial no to be seen. Is this possible? Not that im doubting the seller bit it seems a bit odd that a flute maker does not engrave the serial no...
by jack2762
Tue May 12, 2020 4:18 pm
Forum: Flute History and Instruments
Topic: Miyazawa PCM models
Replies: 2
Views: 3154

Re: Miyazawa PCM models

can anyone givr me a feedback on the miyazawa PCM 300 model? There is one on the market selling for $1000. hardly used. like brandnew. i know for a fact they dont make the PCM anymore. Was the pcm models more successful in producing a better sound than the miyazawa silver models? i dont like the air...
by jack2762
Fri May 08, 2020 5:41 pm
Forum: General "Hang-Out" Place
Topic: Difference between Yamaha 225N and 225S?
Replies: 6
Views: 5088

Re: Difference between Yamaha 225N and 225S?

Can anyone tell me when the 225SII was last produced?
by jack2762
Tue May 05, 2020 5:54 pm
Forum: Flute History and Instruments
Topic: Armstrong Sterling Silver Flute
Replies: 13
Views: 6158

Re: Armstrong Sterling Silver Flute

Like resize the flared tip of the head joint and smoothen the surface like nothing happened?
by jack2762
Tue May 05, 2020 5:50 pm
Forum: Flute History and Instruments
Topic: Armstrong Sterling Silver Flute
Replies: 13
Views: 6158

Re: Armstrong Sterling Silver Flute

The area of the head joint the fits into the body particularly the tip is somewhat flared. I was trying to lift the very little dent which was an inch away from the lip plate not realizing the tool I was using was already flaring the tip. And while I was trying to fix the flared area, I kinda made t...
by jack2762
Tue May 05, 2020 12:08 am
Forum: Flute History and Instruments
Topic: Armstrong Sterling Silver Flute
Replies: 13
Views: 6158

Re: Armstrong Sterling Silver Flute

Question: can a Yamaha YFL 221 head joint fit into the body of the armstrong 80b? I damaged the head joint of my armstrong and it wont fit anymore. I need advise. Pls Help!😩
by jack2762
Mon May 04, 2020 6:37 pm
Forum: Flute History and Instruments
Topic: Armstrong Sterling Silver Flute
Replies: 13
Views: 6158

Re: Armstrong Sterling Silver Flute

Thank you so much! I will keep the Armstrong! Anyway, Im on my 4th day of self taught and now able to consistenly produce a tone just on the head joint w/ & w/o plugging the hole! 🤪. I can also do the Do-re-me much better now. Is there a breathing technic coz im losing a lot of air just by playing a...
by jack2762
Mon May 04, 2020 3:22 am
Forum: Flute History and Instruments
Topic: Armstrong Sterling Silver Flute
Replies: 13
Views: 6158

Re: Armstrong Sterling Silver Fluten

Hi guys I now own an Armstrong 80b “p4” b foot. It was intended as a gift for my nephew who has been playing for almost 5 years However, my sister (the mother) said its ok because we just got him a mint Yamaha YFL 382 So now I’m kinda stuck with the armstrong. Is the 80b better sounding flute than t...