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A Guide to Servicing & Repair Prices

The prices shown are only a guide and are based on work performed without any problems occurring.
Some older instruments could require more work and incur an additional cost.
For more information please contact Ian or Viv on 01242 584256.
Please Note: Repairs can only be booked in person or by telephone, not by email.

Woodwind Repair & Servicing - Price Guide


Checkover

Service

Repad

Thorough Overhaul

Flute

15-35

45-65

95-115

185

Piccolo

15-35

45-65

95-115

185

Plastic Clarinet

15-35

45-65

95-115

185

Wood Clarinet

15-35

45-75

95-125

195

Alto Sax

25-45

75-100

275

375

Tenor Sax

25-45

75-100

295

395

Plastic Oboe

25-35

45-75

165-185

275

Wood Oboe

25-35

60-85

225-275

375

Bass Clarinet

25-45

75-95

195

295

Bassoon

35-45

75-95

195

295

 

Checkover

Involves:
  • Checking seating of all pads
  • Checking condition of pads and corks
  • Testing tenon joints for good fitting
  • Inspecting condition of toneholes
  • Correcting regulation if needed and securing any loose screws
  • Checking condition and tension of springs.

Service

As Checkover plus:
  • Dismantling all keywork
  • Cleaning out toneholes and removing any debris to improve tone and avoid water collecting
  • Oiling wood on wooden instruments to repel moisture and help prevent cracking
  • Reassembling; oiling all rods and screws; checking and correcting seating of pads.

In Addition:

  • Replacing any pads, corks or springs
  • Cleaning and polishing of all metalwork

This is priced on an individual basis depending on the condition of the instrument.

Repad

As Service plus replacing all pads.

Thorough Overhaul

This is intended to return the instrument to as near to new condition as possible.

It includes:

  • Replacing all pads and all corks and felts
  • Polishing all metalwork
  • Thorough cleaning and oiling of wood
  • Includes 12 month guarantee and free service after 6 months.

Relacquering and silver plating prices on application.

Brass Repairs

These are priced on an individual basis, as (if looked after) they do not need regular servicing.

Please Note

Instruments purchased from Secondwind will have been thoroughly checked and tested in our workshop and therefore (if looked after) less time should be needed to be spent on servicing, thus reducing the cost.

 

 

 

Please Note: Because of the current economic situation our suppliers' prices are subject to change at short notice so please telephone for the current price.
Cheltenham Jazz Arts  Mr Tuba  Jazz Services  Gloucestershire Music  Clarinet & Saxophone  British Flute Society  
217 London Road . Charlton Kings . Cheltenham . Gloucestershire . GL52 6HY
Tel: 01242 584256 . Fax: 01242 232228


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Tue - Fri : 10.30 - 1.30 & 2.30 - 5.30
Sat - 10.00 - 5.00 (No workshop)
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