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PostPosted: Thu Oct 25, 2018 6:43 am 
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Hi all

The cork on one of my flute joints needs replacing and it’s not a job I fancy tackling myself.

Any recommendations for someone who would recork a wooden flute in the Stockport / Manchester / Derbyshire area of the UK?

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PostPosted: Thu Oct 25, 2018 10:00 am 
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Any competent mainstream woodwind tech can do this - they do it on clarinets and oboes all the time. If you're stuck, I'm in Wrexham, N. Wales, about an hour away, and I can do it. If the flute would have been thread-lapped originally, I'd recommend reverting to that, which I can also do.

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PostPosted: Thu Oct 25, 2018 11:34 am 
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John Clarke has a workshop on top floor of Johnny Roadhouse shop on Oxford Rd in Manchester. He's an excellent technician.


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PostPosted: Thu Oct 25, 2018 1:10 pm 
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You could try Eddie at Woodwind & Co in Irlam, near Manchester. I would check their website to see if they are still taking on work, but they have been in business for ever!


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PostPosted: Fri Oct 26, 2018 9:05 am 
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Totally OT this ...

... but I keep reading this title as "Stock fitters near Cork"

I think I need a new brain ...

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PostPosted: Fri Oct 26, 2018 10:20 am 
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The only problem with going to Johnny Roadhouse is the Hobgoblin shop, which has a dangerous effect on my credit card ... thanks all!

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PostPosted: Sat Oct 27, 2018 6:15 am 
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benhall.1 wrote:
I think I need a new brain ...

Should this be in the UIE forum?

Best wishes

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PostPosted: Sat Oct 27, 2018 6:55 am 
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Steve Bliven wrote:
benhall.1 wrote:
I think I need a new brain ...

Should this be in the UIE forum?

Best wishes

Steve

As a 'WTB'? Possibly. Or maybe even a 'WTT'. In the latter case, though, I think I'd need to include too much of a cash incentive.

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