Repairs and prestations

> Repairs and prestations

The repairs of your instruments are done by renowed specialists Sophie-Songja LEVY and Héloïse FILLAUD. Our workshop is dedicated solely to the flute. Straubinger pads, maintenance, repair, complete overhaul. Here you can view complete details of our services. 

 

Ad hoc interventions :

Can be done during the day by prior making an appointment in advance.

  •  Installation of a half moon in sterling silver
  •  Changing the head cap
  • Adjustment of the sockets (leg on body and head on body)
  • Partial adjustment
  • Dent removal
  • Rough cleaning
  • Welding 
  • Replacing broken springs
  • Loosening and covering of screws, hinges and pins
  • Oiling of the mechanism

Full review :

48 hours to one week depending on the schedule.

  • Complete dismantling and cleaning
  • Loosening and covering of screws, hinges and pins
  • Pin stripping if necessary
  • General setting (in some cases within the limit of the buffer status)
  • Adjustment of buffers
  • Changing the head cap
  • Checking and possible replacement of springs
  • Welding if necessary
  • Dent removal
  • Oiling of the mechanism
  • Sweet almond oiling (piccolos and wooden flute)

Stamping :

Only for instruments for which the degree of wear of the mechanism does not require extensive work.

Allow one week’s lead time (subject to change).

Work guaranteed for 6 months excluding falls and shocks

  • Complete dismantling and cleaning
  • Loosening and covering of screws, hinges and pins
  • Complete re-stamping
  • Cleaning of eyelets and washers
  • Change of key fittings (corks, felts, foams if necessary)
  • General setting
  • Oiling of the mechanism
  • Changing the head cap
  • Sweet almond oiling (piccolos and wooden flute)

Complete overhaul : 

10 working days delay by making an appointment in advance

Work guaranteed for one year excluding falls and shocks

  • Complete dismantling and cleaning
  • Sharpening of the tube and keys
  • Small dent removal
  • Adjustment of the sockets (leg on body and head on body)
  • Right hand, left hand and trills stripping
  • Catching play in the length and diameter of the mechanism
  • Cleaning of eyelets and washers
  • Complete re-stamping
  • Changing key fittings (corks, felts, foams)
  • General setting
  • Oiling of the mechanism
  • Sweet almond oiling (piccolos or wooden flute)
  • Changing the head cap