Jim has operated his Accordion Acute Care Clinic for two years from his music office in Williamsburg. He transports instruments requiring major surgery to the Accordion General Hospital in Burr Hill, (Fredericksburg) VA.
Repair Services Available:
Frees; sticking keys, sticking or bent bass buttons, stuck switches, stuck reeds
Refastens reed blocks
Replaces: reeds, reed valves (skins), beeswax on reeds, blocks, bellow gasket, bellow metal corner, bellow tape, grill cloth
treble keyboard valve soles, straps,
Repairs cracks, scratches, or wear in instrument body
Cleans interiors and polishes exterior of instrument.
Finds and fix air leaks
Lubricates: bass machine, treble keyboard
Cosmetic repair: cracks, scratches, or wear in accordion body
Install Back Pad
Spot tuning individual reeds
Pads, straps, soft cases, reeds,