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Inspection/Quote Checklist

Saxophone:                                     Init:

  • Relacquered or replated? Y N
  • Did we provide shipping materials and label?
  • Shipping total $_________
  • Body work:
    • Sight body tube for straightness and roundness
    • Check for evidence of bell alignment issues:
    • Inspect guards/guard feet:
    • Check all other solder joints:
    • Does neck screw tighten at a 1/4 turn? Y   N
    • Neck Fit -leak tester reading
    • Double socket neck?: Y  N     additional time needed:
    • Accutuner on neck? Y   N      additional time needed:
    • Other neck issues: pulled down, dents, tenon, reciever:
  • Key Work:
    • Check for optional/non-optional mods: Notated on opposite of page.
    • Check for gross imperfections:
      • uneven materials:
      • bad repairs:
      • buffing damage:
      • excessively bent back bar:
      • Sleeves, extentions, etc:
      • One piece arms: Y    N
      • Low Bb paddle slop: Y   N
      • Mechanical restoration: Additional time needed:
    • Dissasemble Instrument
      • Replace Hinge Rods:
      • Abnormal pivots:
        • Replace pivots:
        • Replace set screws:
      • Key inspection: damage, dents, wear, etc:
      • Rollers
        • frozen:
        • Replace or fit:
      • Posts issues:
        • Rods threaded into post past shoulder:
        • Rods exceptionally sloppy in post:
        • Are any posts countersunk too far:
        • Bottom post of C# Lever needs to be countersunk? Y     N    Time needed:
        • Mechanical restoration: Additional time needed:
  • Body/Dentwork
    • Body Tube:
    • Bow:
    • Bell/ Flare:
  • Finish
    • repair lacquer:
    • refinish all/some key touches (optional):
    • plating: spot or    send out
    • Corrosion removal:
    • Silver/ Gold plated? Y    N        Time added for hand polishing:
    • Refinish entire horn? Y    N
  • Tone holes
    • Rolled tone holes: Y    N    Time added:
    • Soldered tone holes: Y   N     Time added:
    • Out of round or damaged tone holes:
    • Significantly unlevel toneholes:
      • Add ____ hours to dentwork
  • Springs
    • replace all: Y     N
    • replace some:
      • Time needed:
    • Type to replace with:
    • Can springs be tensioned? Y    N
    • Loose springs:
  • Pearls
  • Replace all: Y   N
  • Replace some:
  • Time needed:
    • Type to replace with:
    • Pad and Reso Choice
      • Buescher Snaps
        • Add .5 hours Pad Cups
        • Add 1 hour Dryfitting
        • Add 1 hour Padding
      • RooPads, Saxgourmet, Tan, other:
      • Resos:
      • Seamless Maestros: add 1 hour

Other notes: