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The year to come…

With the new year here, we’re taking the time to set new goals. How can we improve the experience of our customers while still maintaining the high standards we work so hard to ensure? For the coming year, there is … Continue reading

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News from the front…

Okay folks, here’s the latest. Not only is this the busiest year we’ve ever had, but we’re the busiest we’ve ever been since the shop opened 10 years ago. We want to say thanks to all of you who have … Continue reading

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For you brass folks… (from a Horn player)

Valve oil actually can (and does) dry out and can leave deposits that will cause your valves (or rotors for you Horn and Trombone players) to seize up over time. You should use 3 to 4 drops of valve oil … Continue reading

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Myths and mysteries of horn repair…

If you haven’t already, make sure to stop by our Instrument Care page and check out our guidelines for proper horn care and maintenance. More instruments will be added soon. Always remember to use common sense when handling your instrument. … Continue reading

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Here we go…

Most of the summer work is in and it’s become a crazy place around the shop! We couldn’t be thankful enough for everything that’s going on. To all of you who have chosen us, thank you so much for your … Continue reading

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The journey continues…

We’re continuing to build the main site and get things rolling. Lots of craziness in the shop today (because that never happens…), but all in all it’s coming together. Coming attractions include an Instrument Care section, FAQs, and some brief … Continue reading

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