Individual Thumbport Customization
The red line indicates the possible place for cutting away the Thumbport. One can cut away about 1 mm without affecting the clamping ability.
Please note: ABA Music, Inc. cannot be responsible for failures in result of over-cutting.
C Flute II and Alto Flute
If necessary, the front end or back end, but not both, of the piccolo Thumbport can be reduced by 1 mm.
Some piccolos have kickers in the way (such as Bulgheroni, Ph. Hammig...etc.). One can cut away one or both sides of the Thumbport as needed:
A user, Don, suggested:
"... by using a coarse nail emery board (black found in drug stores) more discrete and less dangerous than a blade." (1/18/2014)
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