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Pearl Flutes 9700 Maesta Pristine Series Flute
Offset G, Split E, B Foot Forte Headjoint with 14K Gold Lip Plate and Riser
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Maesta Series FlutesThe Unique Pearl SoundArtists continually remark about the sound's beauty and subtlety, which is further enhanced through Pearl's...Click To Read More About This Product
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Maesta Series Flutes
The Unique Pearl Sound
Artists continually remark about the sound's beauty and subtlety, which is further enhanced through Pearl's equal dedication to rock solid intonation. In addition, the technological advancements on each flute allow flawless shifts from the most projecting of concert sounds to the most delicate subtle nuancesPinless Construction
Pearl introduced pinless construction - the first significant refinement of the Boehm flute mechanism in more than 100 years - and soon thereafter, the one-piece core-bar. Traditional flute construction, using pinning needles, weakens the key shafts by requiring that holes be drilled in them to connect the parts of the key mechanism that work together. in addition, these protruding needles can snag clothing and give easy entry to perspiration and body acids that cause corrosion and binding keys. Pearl's unique pinless construction eliminates these problems with additional bridge mechanisms that add strength to the entire mechanism and with socket-head screws that are inserted from the underside of the key work, preventing the entry of perspiration into the mechanism.One Piece Core-Bar
Most flutists have experienced having the rod that secures the high C# key back out, causing excessive play at the Bb key. Additionally, the flute mechanism will tend to wear excessively at the king post, next to the F# key. The Pearl one-piece core-bar eliminates the possibility of this problem by designing one rod that extends from the high C# through the king post, forming a stainless steel bearing for the shaft of the keys for the right hand. The result is a more reliable mechanism that feels better and is easier to keep in adjustment and service.Tone Holes
Drawn Tone Holes are extruded from the body of the flute and produce a quick and resonant sound. Soldered Tone Holes are individually sculpted to the body, and are know for their great nuance of articulation.Craftsmanship
Headjoints, keywork and craftsmanship all comes together to create the unique artistry which is Pearl Flutes
- Pristine Silver Handmade Forte Headjoint
- Pristine Silver Body and B Foot
- French Style Keys
- French Pointed Arms
Musician's Friend Gold Coverage
Gold Coverage goes above and beyond the manufacturer's warranty to protect your gear from unexpected breakdowns, accidental damage from handling and failures. This plan covers your product for one, two, three or up to five years from your date of purchase, costs just pennies per day and gives you a complete "no-worry" solution for protecting your investment.
Gold Coverage Includes:
- Unexpected and unintentional spills, drops and cracks
- Normal wear and tear
- Power surges
- Dust, internal heat and humidity
Other plan features include:
- For products over $200, No Lemon Policy applies. If it fails for the same defect 3 times, it is replaced on the 4th breakdown. (Does not apply to failures due to drops, spills, and cracks)
- For products under $200 experiencing the above failures, a Musician's Friend gift card will be issued for the full price of the product + tax.
- Shipping fees covered if required for repair or replacement
- Plans are transferable in the event merchandise is sold
- Plans are renewable on new gear
*Limitations and exclusions apply. See terms and conditions for program details
Term for New Gear begins on date of purchase but does not replace the store return policy or manufacturer coverage.
Term for Used Gear begins on the expiration of the store return policy.