Repair work is a highly creative art. It demands not only a relentless attention to mechanical and technical detail, but also an unflagging dedication to personalized service for every client and their horn. No two players, or instruments, are alike. Our repair philosophy at Siegfried's Call is to optimize the relationship of a player to their instrument. From the initial consultation through the final polishing of your instrument before it is placed back into your hands, we provide an unparalleled level of service, backed by decades of experience, that has placed Siegfried's Call at the head of the industry.
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Annual cleaning and inspection of your instrument provides many advantages and prevents larger issues in the future. Corrosion buildup can prevent proper valve and slide function. Slime buildup can actually alter the performance of your instrument. Micro-organism growth can lead to player illness. Professional cleaning at Siegfried's Call provides for years of consistent performance, eliminates many health concerns, lengthens instrument performance life, and serves as an early check for the stages of wear.
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When you are unsure of what, where, or how many issues lie with your horn, Siegfried's Call is here to assess your instrument and to alleviate that overwhelming stress. Our Full Service gives our technicians the freedom to address multiple issues simultaneously while your instrument is in for service. Flat rates for the various Full Service options reduce total cost (compared to individual services), save time, and provide customers with the comfort to know that their instrument will come back to them in top playing condition.
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While valve systems have not evolved greatly in the last 150 years, treatment and care for them has. Proper seating, alignment, tolerance, and feel are priorities at Siegfried's Call, and attention to every detail places us at the forefront of the industry. The Siegfried's Call valve "feel" is like none other on the market. While horn makers have sought out our processes for implementation in their own shops, your horn can only receive this proprietary treatment here in Beacon.
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Siegfried's Call prides itself in the use of lead-free solder. It's higher melting point creates a stronger bond. After exclusively using lead-free solder for a number of years, we know that this stronger bond translates into quicker response and deeper resonance from your instrument. Whether it is a patch or a popped brace, know that we are equally committed to completing the solder work with great attention to making your instrument look pristine.
Soldering (per brace or positioning) $25
Accidents happen. Dents, too. Utilizing magnets, nylon-tipped hammers, and advanced techniques, we remove the nastiest of dents, in the hardest to reach areas, and in far less time than you could imagine. Some accidents are more severe than others, rest assured that we will create solutions for part replacement or manufacture a new one for you.
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Small modifications can make all the difference in the comfort, ease, and level of your playing. From a simple water key to adjustable finger hook, we can install them while you wait and watch in our shop. Take a peek at some of the items available for installation, and know that we at Siegfried's Call are here to assist you.
A brand new tuning crook of varied length? New lead pipe from scratch? We at Siegfried's Call thrive on custom craft and design. Our shop is equipped to create for you, to develop solutions for any issue with your instrument, and to bring to life the design in your mind. Custom craftsmanship will turn your instrument into a personal and everlasting companion for the gigs to come.
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Repair work, of course, is always completed with performance in mind. Siegfried's Call has a special classification of procedures that will enhance your performance on your instrument. After evaluating the performance of your horn, with your current set-up, we will determine which or those procedures can be utilized to optimize your performance potential.
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