Before & After

Woodwinds


Playing Condition (PC)
-Check pads, corks and felts
-Regulation and adjustment
-Overall assessment of instrument body and mechanisms
-Playtested
-Mouthpieces cleaned/sanitized
-Cases vacuumed/wiped down

Clean, Oil and Adjust (COA)
-Completely disassembly
-Metal/Plated bodied instruments chemically cleaned/hand washed
-Wooden bodied instruments hand washed/oiled
-Plastic bodied instruments hand washed
-Keys/mechanisms hand wiped to remove as much tarnish/grease/buildup as possible without damaging pads/corks/felts/teflons
-Complete reassembly, lubrication, and adjustment
-Playtested
-Mouthpieces cleaned/sanitized
-Cases vacuumed/wiped down

Overhaul (OH)
-Completely disassembly
-Metal/Plated bodied instruments chemically cleaned/hand washed
-Wooden bodied instruments hand washed/oiled
-Plastic bodied instruments hand washed
-Keys/mechanisms washed/wiped down/polished
-All pads replaced
-All corks/felts/teflons replaced
-Complete reassembly, lubrication, and adjustment
-Playtested
-Mouthpieces cleaned/sanitized
-Cases vacuumed/wiped down

Addition Woodwind services that are priced separately from the basic PC and COA packages:
-Stuck screw removal (severe cases)
-Bent keys (severe cases)
-Pad replacements
-Tenon refittings/cork replacements
-Tone hole refacings
-Dent work (metal/plated instruments)
-Solder Work (metal/plated instruments)
-Wooden instrument crack repairs

Brass


Playing Condition (PC)
-Complete disassembly
-Degreased/old oil removed
-Felts/corks/springs replaced as needed
-Regreased/oiled (Trombone hand slides left dry for customer to use preferred lubrication)
-Playtested
-Mouthpieces cleaned/sanitized
-Cases vacuumed/wiped down

Chemical Clean (CC)
-Complete disassembly
-Chemically cleaned (complete immersion when possible) with industrial strength cleaner especially formulated for brass
-Slides and valves polished
-Felts/corks/o-rings replaced as needed
-Regreased/oiled (Trombone hand slides left dry for customer to use preferred lubrication)
-Complete Reassembly
-Playtested
-Mouthpieces cleaned/sanitized
-Cases vacuumed/wiped down

Addition Brass services that are priced separately from the basic PC and CC packages:
-Stuck slides removal (severe cases)
-Valve guide replacements
-Water Key replacements
-Spring replacements
-Dent work
-Solder Work
-Valve/casing repairs

We offer a wide variety of services on both Brass and Woodwind instruments!

**Please note that in order to give accurate price and turnaround estimations, we must see instruments in person (in shop)**

FREE On-site Inspections and Estimates!
FREE Mouthpiece Pulling!
FREE Mouthpiece Cleaning!

​​Charlotte Band Instrument Service