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Service and Customization

Do you know how much better your horn could be? Contact us or call 812-364-6421 to learn what treatments are available.


Every horn and every repair is unique. For this reason, we must examine a horn before giving a firm price estimate for services. However, the following listing provides an idea of the services we offer and general price range. Basic rate is $70 per hour.

  • Align valves (otherwise known as a professional valve alignment!)
  • Clean and service (ultrasonics available)
  • Change bell or valve section orientation
  • Loosen stuck slide (even more than one!)
  • Reconfigure to add a valve
  • Remove dents


Custom Horn

Build an entire custom horn. Call to discuss creating the horn of your dreams.

Finger Buttons

Choose from a variety of finishes for caps and stems. Specify the pearl style to bejewel your horn and set it apart.

Set of 4 tuba finger buttons: $125 USD.

Call for availability and pricing of trumpet finger button treatments.

Dragonskin™ finger button pearls. Strikingly beautiful with a distinctive tactile aspect that enhances a player's touch.

Pearls available in:

  • Black (smoke grey) mother-of-pearl
  • Gold mother-of-pearl
  • White mother-of-pearl
  • Green
  • Purple
  • Red
  • White
  • Brass hand-hammered
  • Copper hand-hammered
  • Nickel hand-hammered
  • Silver hand-hammered

Smooth pearls. Made of mother-of-pearl, shell or other material, and available in lovely and stunning colors:

  • Black (smoke grey)
  • Green with black streaks
  • Gold
  • Pink
  • Red
  • White

Finger button stems and caps. Made of lightweight aluminum and anodized in a variety of finishes:

  • Clear
  • Bronze
  • Black

Tuba Bits

Martin tuba bits (6/4 size horn). Adjustable, reliable and indespensible! Set of 2 bits: $275 USD.