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WOODWIND REPAIRS - Guide to Repairs and Servicing Price List

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 Dave on 01983 529903 or 07740032003 or email info@daveballard.co.uk

Please Note: Repairs can only be booked in person or by telephone, not by email.

Woodwind Repair & Servicing - Price Guide

 

Check down

Service

Complete Overhaul

Flute

£25.00

£50.00

£125.00

Piccolo

£25.00

£40.00

£125.00

Plastic Clarinet

£25.00

£50.00

£125.00

Wood Clarinet

£25.00

£50.00

£125.00

Bass Clarinet

£30.00

£75.00

£250.00

Plastic Oboe

£30.00

£50.00

£200.00

Wood Oboe

£30.00

£60.00

£250.00

Bassoon

£40.00

£80.00

£325.00

Alto Sax

£30.00

£50.00

£225.00

Tenor Sax

£30.00

£55.00

£250.00

Check down
Check seating on all pads
Check condition of pads and corks
Test tenon joints for good fitting
Inspect condition of tone holes.
Correcting regulation if needed
Checking condition of and tension of springs.

Service.
As above plus
Replacing only the pads springs or cork that need replacing in order to make it playable.
Removing any debri from tone holes to improve tone.
Re seating pads that are not closing properly.
Oiling rod & point screws,
Regulate and make playable.

Overhaul.
Completely stripping the instrument down, checking for loose play in the mechanism.
Cleaning body and polishing keys.  (Oiling in the case of wooden oboes and clarinets)
Replacing broken and rusted springs.
Replace all pads.
Replace all cork and felt including tenon joints or crook..
Oil point and rod screws.
Regulate and make playable.
Carries a 12 month guarantee and a free service after six months.

Please note.
In the case of dents, Body cracks, cracked tone holes, Re soldering. Patching or other more complicated repairs please inquire.
Prices for silver plating keys on application.

Brass Repairs
Prices on application for dent removal, re soldering, or sticking valves etc.
Prices for silver platting or Re lacquering on application.



Dave Ballard,
27 Albany Road,
Newport,
Isle of Wight,
PO30 5JA
01983 529903

077 4003 2003
info@daveballard.co.uk