Any tips on how to move the head joint on a Generation?

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MaxFlute
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Any tips on how to move the head joint on a Generation?

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Yup, as the title asks, anyone out there got a good tip on how to move the head joint on a Generation?
(It’s a cheapo/straight from the factory one, btw, not a lovely Freeman one (where the head is already freed up).

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Re: Any tips on how to move the head joint on a Generation?

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The search function will lead you to posts suggesting anything from hot, but not boiling, water to loosen the glue to 'throwing' your whistle into one a tone lower to loosen the head.

The C tends to be tighter than the rest of the range and needs a bit of extra care to avoid cracking the head.

A bit of vaseline before putting the head back may help keeping the head moving for future re-tunes.
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