BAC Music Center of Kansas City

Kansas City's Premier Music Retail and Repair Shop

Brass Cleaning

Ultrasonically and Chemically clean instrument, polish and lubricate slides, new felts and corks, restring French Horn valves, new valve springs and water key springs as necessary.

DETAILED HAND POLISH FOR UN-LACQUERED BRASS INSTRUMENTS ADD 15%

 
 

Flute

REPAD: Clean body and keys, oil wood bodies, install new pads, key corks, and necessary springs, lubricate key mechanisms, adjust to play.

OVERHAUL: Repad plus polish body and keys.

PROFESSIONAL: Includes removing excess play from key mechanisms, setting key heights, fitting tenons.

Dent Removal, Solder, Repairing or Replacing Parts is an Extra Charge

 
 

Clarinets

REPAD: Clean body and keys, oil wood bodies, install new pads, key corks, tenon corks and necessary springs, lubricate key mechanisms, adjust to play.

OVERHAUL: Repad plus polish keys, rings, and posts. Swedge hinges and face hinge rods to fit correctly in between posts. Re-Spring and Key fitting.

PROFESSIONAL:Includes removing excess play from key mechanisms, setting exact key heights to the player, oiling wood body. Cork pads on register, C#, Eb, alt Eb keys (Soprano Bb/A/Eb only.)

Dent Removal, Solder, Repairing or Replacing Parts is an Extra Charge

 
 

Saxophones

REPAD: Clean body and keys, install new pads, key corks, neck cork, and necessary springs. Lubricate key mechanisms, adjust to play.

PROFESSIONAL: Includes removing excess play from key mechanism, setting key heights, level tone holes as necessary. (All Selmer Paris models must be included in this category)

“Vintage” horns may be charged at the professional rate due to excess wear.
Dent removal, straightening body and or keys, soldering, replacing damaged or missing parts is an extra charge.

EXTRA KEYS: Add $15.00 per extra key for repads. $30.00 for overhauls i.e. high F#, low A, etc.

SOLDERING AND REPLACING MISSING OR DAMAGED PARTS IS AN EXTRA CHARGE

BODY AND KEY OVERHAUL: Deduct 30% from regular price. Instrument must be disassembled, springs, pads, felts, and corks removed from body and keys. Otherwise we will charge for this.

CUSTOM LACQUER COLORS:
Gold tinted lacquer          add $200.00
Other colors on request   add $250.00

ADDITIONAL OPTIONS:

RESONATORS: Standard resonators are domed plastic. Domed metal (with rivet), solid dome, flat metal and wavy metal are also available. We also can get ResoTech custom slid domed metal resonators (screw in style, reusable) in sterling silver, solid brass or nickel plated brass. ASK FOR ESTIMATE.

CUSTOM PAD SETS: We can get Buescher Snap-In, Conn Reso-Pads, Kangaroo Skin, Colored Pads, and Manufacturer OEM pads for some instruments. ASK FOR ESTIMATE.

Dent Removal, Solder, Repairing or Replacing Parts is an Extra Charge

 
 

Oboes and Bassoons

REPAD: Clean body and keys, replace tenon corks(string), install new pads, key corks, and necessary springs, lubricate key mechanisms, adjust to play.

OVERHAUL: Repad plus polish keys, rings, and posts.

PROFESSIONAL: Includes removing excess play from key mechanisms, setting key and oiling wood bodies.

PINNING CRACKS, AND REPAIRING OR REPLACING DAMAGED PARTS IS AN EXTRA CHARGE

 
 

Brass

Overhaul: We disassemble the instrument, strip old lacquer, clean, remove dents (see below), polish, apply clear oven baked epoxy lacquer, assemble with new valve and water key springs, new felts and corks. The instrument is then adjusted and play tested. Replacing broken or missing parts is an extra charge.
Note: “Major dent” removal is available on request. Please ask for estimate.
Some King and Conn instruments require special stripping process – add $75.00

ADD $100.00 TO PRICES BELOW FOR PROFESSIONAL MODELS

ADD $100.00 TO PRICES BELOW FOR KING AND HOLTON MARCHING FRENCH HORNS

PATCHING CRACKS AND HOLES, REPAIRING/REPLACING BRACES AND NECESSARY PARTS IS AN EXTRA CHARGE.

CUSTOM LACQUER COLORS AVAILABLE
GOLD LACQUER – ADD $200.00
OTHER COLORS – ADD $250.00

 
 

Additional Brass Services

 
 

Additional Woodwind Services