Ogura Flute Works take great pride in the skill and knowledge of our master craftsman Shozo. Estimated charge can be determined by actual inspection of the instrument.
Typically repairs will take one or two days. An overhaul needs 7 to 14 days. Charges will vary depending on used materials and the condition of the instrument.
Ogura Flute Works welcomes out of area repair work. Shipping via UPS is highly recommended. Packages can be shipped and tracked with assured accuracy. An immediate estimate of repair work and return date can be given soon after the package arrives.
Flute Repair Charges
Effective as of Aug. 2016
Typical repair examples are shown here and we can do any other custom jobs. Small jobs will be done in a few hours by request.
|A: Balance & Adjustment||$200 - $280||$250 - $300|
|B: Filing & Soldering||from $250||from $300|
|C: Overhaul||On Request||from $780|
|D: Overhaul||On Request||from $900|
|E: Overhaul||On Request||On Request|
REPAIR TIME DESCRIPTION
Grade A: 2 day
Pad change, 1 to 3 pcs., felt and cork change (Cleaning, Oiling & Adjusting)
Grade B: 5 days
Repair of dent and bend, (Charge is varied by the damage Condition.)
Grade C: 7 days
All pad change and cleaned by hand (4 to 8 years after your purchase)
Grade D: 10 days
C plus pipe extension and cleaned by buffer (8 to 15 years after your purchase)
Grade E: 14 days
D plus key, pipe, shaft and spring change (over 15 years after your purchase)