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An improved, more comprehensive list of items enables the latest Director's Woodwind Fix Kit Supply Assortment to service more instruments - more completely.
From piccolos to saxophones, this assortment provides the supplies to "keep them playing the Valentino way! New tool designs and an expanded assortment of brasswind repair items make the Valentino Director's Brasswind Fix Kit better than ever! This is the perfect assortment for most band rooms, and especially for the traveling Ed. The Valentino Flute Fix Kit contains all the tools needed to do basic service work on flutes. Also included are supplies such as an assortment of pads, shims, corks, shellac, cement and so forth.
The kit won't make you a professional technician, but could be a major first step. The Valentino Clarinet Fix Kit contains all the tools needed to do basic service work on clarinets. Supplies such as an assortment of pads, corks, cement and so forth are all included.
Watch the video! The Emergency Clarinet Kit contains assorted pads, key silencers, and tools to handle most on-the-spot clarinet repair situations. The Emergency Flute Kit contains assorted pads, key silencers, and tools to handle many minor on-the-spot flute repair situations.
The Emergency Sax Kit contains assorted Quick-Fix pads, key silencers, and tools to handle many minor on-the-spot saxophone repair situations. Since the early 80s, music educators have associated the name Valentino with the quick and easy repair of many wind instrument problems.
Valentino Kits have saved countless musical performances and eliminated lost rehearsal time, and have become a valuable resource for many band directors. Upon his retirement inPete Valentino chose to sell his company to longtime friend and respected craftsman Jeff Smith, owner of J.
Thanks for a great product.Our most popular kit, the Combination Fix Kit features tools and supplies that make everyday repairs on woodwind and brass instruments quick and easy.
Includes complete instructions. Also available through select school music dealers. Watch the video! These new kits are built off the solid foundation of our best selling Deluxe Repair Kit, while adding many great new tools, pads and supplies.
Now you can do more quick repairs on a wider range of instruments and models. The top section of the case contains tools and supplies necessary for normal maintenance of woodwinds and brasswinds. Tools include a stuck slide service kit, mouthpiece puller, mouthpiece shank dent tool and rotor valve restringing kit, as well as rope leak light, spring hook, head cork stick, and various pad tools necessary for replacements and adjustments.
Related lubricants and instructions are included. The lower case houses a Director's Woodwind Supply Assortment containing pads for piccolo, oboe, flute, clarinet, bass clarinet, and sax, along with a sax bumper and disc assortment and woodwind cork assortment. A separate Director's Brasswind Supply Assortment provides a variety of brasswind washers, waterkey corks synthetic materialand springs.
Individual replacement assortments of woodwind or brasswind items are available for each instrument as needed, enhancing the versatility of the Valentino Director's Fix Kit design, and its value to the end user! We fitted this with our custom aluminum nozzle, so the Mini-Heat Gun focuses hot air in an area small enough to heat a clarinet pad cup.
Has a 6' cord, nozzle opening is a 10mm I. An improved, more comprehensive list of items enables the latest Director's Woodwind Fix Kit Supply Assortment to service more instruments - more completely. From piccolos to saxophones, this assortment provides the supplies to "keep them playing the Valentino way!
Provides great help in pulling all stuck slides on all brass instruments from trumpet to tuba. The heart of the kit are two "shoes", which are shaped to support the slide crook while you tap on the paddle handle to loosen it. This is the perfect assortment for most band rooms, and especially for the traveling Ed. Our Valve Restringing Kit helps you do just that, quickly and easily.
Complete instructions with illustrations and photos included. Download Instructions Here. If you've ever tried cutting your own key corks, you'll appreciate these die cut key corks, along with the tenon corks, headjoint corks, and thumb rest corks in this assortment.Saxquest specializes in mechanical overhauls, and total instrument restorations as well as personalized setups and custom key work. Our focus has always been on YOU as a player.
Our shop philosophy is to approach each repair as a partnership with you. In that spirit, if you have a pad or resonator preference that you'd like us to use, we're happy to oblige.
Otherwise, we have a wealth of experience with what works best for different scenarios and we're happy to make suggestions for you. Saxophone Repair Saxquest specializes in mechanical overhauls, and total instrument restorations as well as personalized setups and custom key work. Factory installed key corks, felts, synthetics replaced where needed to facilitate a positive feel. Each pad adjusted for a perfect seal from front to back and side to side with the lightest touch.
All new pads installed with shellac using customer's preference of pad and resonator type prices of pads and resos vary.
Replacement Pad Set for Alto Saxophone
All new Ferree's B pads installed using shellac with choice of brown plastic or bulk metal resonators. The instrument receives a final play test and is checked for tuning as well as efficiency of tone production.I believe in the value of one-on-one consults for each customer.
It also gives each customer the uninterrupted space they need to try a new instrument or mouthpiece. Schedule an appointment. If so, you should give this horn some serious consideration. The xxx serial range has many of the characteristics of the 90xxx and are available at a cheaper price. This horn has some serious punch and a nice, warm sound. There is also just enough resistance that you can push this horn but at the same time whisper. This is what makes the Mark VI such a dynamic and sought-after model of saxophone.
Physically speaking, this horn displays very nicely.
It still has a majority of its original lacquer, which has matured into a very eye-pleasing dark, honey color and beautiful American, floral-style engraving. This horn was just rebuilt with brass domed resonators and Pisoni Pro pads. There are a few solder joints, most notably on the low C key guard, but nothing major that detracts from the overall appearance.
There was also a bend in the bell flair that has been removed. The matching neck was also slightly pulled down but was corrected during the overhaul.
This horn is a great opportunity for the serious saxophonist to bring their playing to the next level. The fact that this horn just underwent a fresh rebuild here at the shop will ensure many years of enjoyable playing for whoever decides to purchase this axe! This horn has the original Selmer Tri-Pack style case but you can upgrade to a new model case if you desire. See more photos. Barnard Instrument Repair is pleased to be offering some extraordinary products from Boston Sax Shop.
BSS reeds are quickly becoming the favorite of almost everyone who tries them. The consistency is remarkable. Nothing quite like getting a reed that plays right out of the box.
Neck straps designed by BSS are so comfortable and provide a whole new level of weight distribution for all saxophones. You really need to try one to believe it. Makes my bari feel like a lightweight.
And the BSS Ambassador is a saxophone case designed by saxophone players, for saxophone players. The quality of production is impressive and the level of protection is confidence inspiring. Not to mention how great your horn looks in one.
Available for alto and tenor. Click here to see photos and details.At Saxquest, our true passion is instrument repair and restoration. We strive to make each and every instrument that comes through our shop play to the peak of its potential. Whether working on a complete saxophone restoration or fine tuning a clarinet set up, with repair there are simply NO Short-Cuts! Always steeped in the tradition of old-school repair philosophy, Saxquest is driven by challenges, relishes every opportunity to learn something new and constantly explores fresh and improved repair methods.
Saxquest is located in St. Louis, MO and we are happy to accept long distance repairs. At Saxquest, our repair shop embodies the heart and soul of our mission which is fueled by a passion for perfection.
The Saxquest repair shop employs 5 repair experts with over 70 years combined experience specializing in vintage and modern professional model saxophones and clarinets. Although most noted for our reputation as a high-caliber woodwind repair shop, we've also obtained distinction for our brasswind instrument repair as well. Having a repair team with diverse knowledge where ideas are freely floated is a huge advantage we have over many smaller shops who have followed the modern trend of downsizing to a one person-one instrument type repair shop.
The art of music instrument repair is preserved in our workshop and passed onto the next generation in the old world tradition of master crafts-person to apprentice.
Each artisan at Saxquest maintains an uncompromising dedication to the highest level of and skill and craftsmanship. It's holding fast to this core value more than anything else that has put Saxquest on the map as one of the premiere full-line musical instrument repair shops in the United States.
Each vintage saxophone brand and model offers unique challenges from setting up the table keys properly on a King Super 20 to adjusting and regulating the multitude of perm-adjusters and set screws on a Conn Connqueror to getting just the right feel on a Selmer Mark VI or Balanced Action to making palm key modifications and leveling tone holes on a Conn Chu Berry.
At Saxquest, it's our intimate knowledge and detailed understanding of what makes each saxophone brand unique that sets us apart. We've also become known for our modern horn set ups where we apply this knowledge to optimize the feel and response of new horns. This experience has provided Saxquest with unique insights on saxophone repair and setup. Exceptional clarinet repair relies on craftsmanship in both woodworking and metalworking. Further, exquisite sensitivity regarding set up and an understanding of acoustics is essential.
Saxquest is blessed to have orchestral and solo clarinetist, Audrey Denny, on board as our Clarinet Specialist. Having performed at the highest levels with such esteemed ensembles as the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Audrey knows firsthand how a professional clarinet should sound and feel.
Whether performing a set up on a new clarinet or fully overhauling a used instrument, Saxquest prides itself on bringing out the very best in each instrument. In dealing with a damaged clarinet, there are a many different techniques and methods that can be employed. At Saxquest our artisans know this and always use the best, least invasive approach when fixing your clarinet. Over the years, artists performing at the highest levels in both classical and jazz have come to rely on Saxquest to maintain their instruments.
Instrument Repair At Saxquest, our true passion is instrument repair and restoration.For band directors or salesmen who don't want to get into emergency repairs deeply enough to buy the Q29, this Q30 Standard Kit will solve many problems. The Q31 Economy Repair Kit is for minimum repair emergencies. Take it with the band to the football game or parade.
Also useful to the college music major. A lot of repair potential at a minimum price. This kit contains most items necessary for on the spot repairs to keep em playing. The items come in a sturdy box. Take a look at what's included.
SDS Sheets now available Online. My Account. Welcome to Ferree's Tools Inc! Login Create Account. Shopping Cart. Emergency Repair Kits. Product Description Q30 Standard Kit For band directors or salesmen who don't want to get into emergency repairs deeply enough to buy the Q29, this Q30 Standard Kit will solve many problems.
Q29 Deluxe Repair Kit This kit contains most items necessary for on the spot repairs to keep em playing. Sku: Q Tags : Manuals Repair Kits. We will ship your orders the most economical way. FedEx is our preferred carrier. We have a program with them that guarantees 2 day delivery. If you choose to pick your carrier, or next day shipping on your orders you WILL be charged the shipping cost.
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