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 C# key pad not rising
Author: EaubeauHorn 
Date:   2017-05-29 05:38

My oboe took a fall a week ago, and some keys took a hit. I took it to someone with an excellent local reputation, he appeared to fix it, said it was all fine. When I got it home, the Bb to B was slow, as if I were doing a slide, but after wiggling it back and forth a lot, that seemed to straighten out. Now the pad that is supposed to rise when I play a low C# is not rising, so the C# still plays as a C. The octave above sounds a bit better but probably only because I am blowing harder. I have tried the "wiggle back and forth" and it is not fixing the problem. It is "as if" it needs lubrication but I suspect something is bent. Is there anything I can do myself?

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EaubeauHorn 2017-05-29 05:38 
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matt_lin18 2017-05-29 21:29 
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Chris P 2017-05-29 23:54 
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EaubeauHorn 2017-06-02 19:36 
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Chris P 2017-06-02 23:34 

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