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Free return shipping with overhaul service (to lower 48 states)

Our overhaul procedure:

We examine the flute and assess its condition. Your flute is first cleaned and polished. We will fit the foot joint tenon and head joint if they are loose.

All corks, felts, foams, adjustment papers, pads and shims, and in some cases French bushings, pad washers and screws are replaced. We install a new cork inside headjoint. (Old corks shrink causing leaks)

Old pins are replaced if needed, keys re-oiled and tightened. For Straubinger pads, the tubings are fit tighter, tone holes are flattened and pivot screws resized to exact fit. Stabilizers are glued to the bottom of the cups to be able to shim new pads. We do not file the tone holes, but only gently flatten them with super fine sandpaper. If sanding toneholes sounds scary, please select felt pads and we will carefully seat them for the best performance.

After an overhaul, your flute should look and feel like new or in most cases better.

We made machine polishing optional. If you don't mind the "rustic" look of your flute you can save a $100 or so. If machine polishing sounds frightening, we can hand polish, which takes longer and doesn't take out scratches.

You may also purchase a new handmade style case (artificial leather), bag, polishing cloth, and cleaning rod.

Parts we use:

Valentino synthetic cork ( aka pressed foam) on tails, thumbs, G# etc.

Stainless steel pins if replacing originals

Natural cork on trills, back connector, and D#

Straubinger pads with delrin stabilizers, or highest quality traditional felt pads either regular thickness, or thin ones with stabilizers for longer lasting stability.

Select your options and if you have questions please call 800-710-0626 or 978-331-0105 if you don't have to pay for long distance calls.

100% satisfaction guaranteed or your money back!

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