Oldpuffer’s seven comments

  • Re: Bb Hawkes Excelsior flute on ebay

    Hi, unless I'm much mistaken I sold this a few weeks ago on eBay for £200, it is not in modern pitch, so sharp of concert it is almost playable in B rather than Bb actually above the standard band flute pitch, as such though interesting it is hardly wort... more…

  • Re: Terry Mcgee flutes

    I have a McGee, what did you want to know? more…

  • Re: flute cleaning question

    You should be swabbing out the flute after playing, a small piece of soft cloth on a suitable stick as supplied for the purpose, the object is not to dry the bore completely but to remove all excess moisture. This will prevent a build up of salts carried ... more…

  • Re: Radcliff Flute Update

    Very informative, good luck on your new journey. more…

  • Re: Hatt’s Bar

    Has this started up again, it has been postponed for some time, I would check before making a journey. more…

  • Re: disinfecting a wooden flute

    No one so seems to have mentioned this, Tropical hardwood, cocus, Blackwood, rosewood etc. have a natural defence against bacteria in the natural oils that gives some folks an allergic reaction, Iroko chopping boards have been shown to be cleaner after a ... more…

  • Re: Cleaning / Drying a Wooden Flute

    Steiner do a nice silk cloth, sometimes offered on ebay, in bright colours. more…