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 Eb key
Author: leonardA 
Date:   2010-08-16 04:13

Hi, everyone. I'm new to this board, but I've been on the clarinet board for some time. I"m trying to add flute. I noticed that the Eb keysits slgihtly lower than the c/c# keys. Is this normal, or does it need to be adjusted?

Leonard

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 Re: Eb key
Author: alanporter 
Date:   2010-09-26 22:54

Mine are at the same level. It will be hard to slide from Eb to C on your flute.

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 Re: Eb key
Author: funkymusicgal 
Date:   2011-03-19 12:49

Sliding is a factor - its more about if the actual key is opening correctly though. Should be very close

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 Re: Eb key
Author: Maine Winds 
Date:   2012-01-08 19:04

On flute the E-flat, C-sharp and low-C keys should all be level. If they aren't level then that means that your low end isn't adjusted to close properly. The C# & C are supposed to close simultaneously, so that you only have to press the roller to have low C play with ease. The E-flat key (touchpiece) should be level with the others, but the only thing it really affects is the intonation on the E-flat, and it's also a sign that one of those keys could possibly be bent.

Faith @ Maine Winds, www.mainewinds.com

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