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Product Reviews: Thumbport Flute Thumb Rest

£12.50 excluding VAT (UK Export and VAT Assisted Purchase price)

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4.3 out of 5 (7 reviews)

5 out of 5 “The ultimate thumb rest”

Reviewed by HARRY, 8 years ago
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This thumb rest has changed my life. After years of holding the flute as advised in books and articles, and experimenting with other makes of thumb rest, I find this one to be by far the best. Search is over at long last!

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5 out of 5 “Solexa Thumb Port”

Reviewed by Lisa, 9 years ago
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I am very happy with this product. I am a professional orchestral musician and I started using the thumb port about 5 years ago. It has really helped my right hand to be more free and my pinky is not so stiff anymore. I am able to have better control over the flute as it feels comfortable to hold. I regularly order them for my beginner students as the flute is such an awkward instrument to hold in the beginning. They have all found them very useful.

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5 out of 5 “Thumbport advantage.”

Reviewed by GEOFFREY, 9 years ago
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Being new to the flute, I purchased a Thumport hoping it would help me in holding the flute really steady.

It has done this to my absolute satisfaction, and I do not hesitate to recommend this item. It is very nicely made, and fits the flute perfectly.

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4 out of 5 “First experience!”

Reviewed by Ruth, 9 years ago
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I have recently bought these to use with some of the Primary students I teach. They loved the choice of colours. Many of the students found them helpful and gave a much more secure right thumb position which help with the instruments stability. Not all the students used them - notably those who already had a secure thumb position. I will be using these again.

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3 out of 5 “Didn't fit flute”

Reviewed by Dave, 9 years ago
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The item arrived promptly and in good order. I bought it for a keyed wooden Irish flute not a Boehm flute. I thought there was a chance that it might not fit so it's not the vendor's fault. The barrels of all three of my wooden flutes are too thick for the device. So if you play Irish music on a simple-system flute don't buy this. I didn't send it back for a refund as it wasn't worth the hassle for such a small item.

I gave it the mid-range 3 star score as I never tried the device on a Boehm flute so can't say how it performs.

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5 out of 5 “Just made it easier”

Reviewed by John, 1 year ago
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This small item has made all the difference to me, I recommend it to you

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3 out of 5 “Thumbport Flute Thumb Rest”

Reviewed by Jeannette, 6 months ago
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I bought the thumbrest in the hope that it would help to relieve the pain due to arthritis in the lowest thumb joint on my right hand. Unfortunately I haven't found that it has helped with this problem.

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