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by WalterMitty
Tue Mar 30, 2010 5:51 am
Forum: General "Hang-Out" Place
Topic: Ebay flute trial
Replies: 13
Views: 11848

Hey WalterMitty, Wow, nine flutes are a lot of flutes to own!!! It would be so much fun if I could own so many, I only own one flute :cry: What a fun hobby - do all the different brand of flutes make much of a sound difference when played? ~Melissa :P I didn't think it was so cheap and easy, till I...
by WalterMitty
Sat Mar 27, 2010 7:03 pm
Forum: General "Hang-Out" Place
Topic: Flute Sale Suspicion
Replies: 18
Views: 15709

I'd recommend buying new intermediate flute from my recent experiences with eBay flutes. http://fluteland.com/board/viewtopic.php?t=4152 I just bought Artley open holed flute (with probably silver head joint, if not even silver main tube and foot) for less than $100. Now, it's a used one and it may ...
by WalterMitty
Fri Mar 26, 2010 10:24 am
Forum: Flute History and Instruments
Topic: A question for the old timers
Replies: 28
Views: 18903

Highly interesting thread! Thank you all for the different information. Recently I've heard that Japanese people are talking about similar issue with Muramatsu. I mean, Muramatsu isn't making all parts but buying from a parts maker that isn't really specialized in flute making. Also, the flute is so...
by WalterMitty
Fri Mar 26, 2010 6:40 am
Forum: General "Hang-Out" Place
Topic: Ebay flute trial
Replies: 13
Views: 11848

Well, if things don't work out with some of them, you can always add a light socket and lamp shade and put 'em back for sale on eBay... I think I can make even finer adjustment and some minor repair so that almost all of them can be playable by even novice folks. I'm thinking about buying flute ser...
by WalterMitty
Fri Mar 26, 2010 6:25 am
Forum: General "Hang-Out" Place
Topic: Ebay flute trial
Replies: 13
Views: 11848

Been there, done that! :wink: Makes for interesting reading though. Welcome to the board! Phineas Thanks Phiness. I just got my another flute! Gemeinhardt M3 NEW FLUTE $195 I played only 10 minutes or so, and I'll comment on this, later. But so far, I think the head joint of this instrument is diff...
by WalterMitty
Thu Mar 25, 2010 1:40 pm
Forum: General "Hang-Out" Place
Topic: Ebay flute trial
Replies: 13
Views: 11848

Ebay flute trial

Hi, I'm a brand new member, and I'd like to report my experiences with eBay flutes. Here is my back ground with flutes: I've been playing flute for about 30 years, on and off, mostly for my own pleasure. But I took lessons and played in Orchestra at university and played in (almost) semi-professiona...