Find a PROBIRT technician in your neck of the woods.
Welcome to PROBIRT, the Professional Band Instrument Repair Technician resource site.
We're an online community of experienced band instrument repair technicians and people learning the trade,
all working together to share our knowledge and skills. Whether you're a professional repair technician,
musician, band director, student, instrument collector,
or just someone who's interested in band instrument
repair, we hope you'll become a part of our sharing community.
As a member of PROBIRT, you'll not only have access to our member forums, but also our extensive online repository of educational materials, including articles, tutorials, tips, videos, live clinics, tech support, and classified ads. Sign up now, or take a moment to check out the PROBIRT tour.
Regarding our live and recorded video clinics:
"Hello. KUDOS. I was able to catch only a few minutes of live video today, but after seeing Larry in action ... and watching Dana's [video], boy am I impressed!" - Mark Weinstein, Oklahoma City, OK
I've finally gotten around to thank you for the great job on the videos (and on the site). The soldering gun video was very informative and I learned uses for it that I would never have thought of. - Hans Martini, Canada
Your website is packed with a tremendous amount of helpful information. Thanks for this great resource. - Craig Christman, Fort Myers, FL
SmartFlix is a service that rents video DVDs of a technical nature for $10 each, many of which pertain to our craft of musical instrument repair. There are videos on everything from lathe operation (including the Sherline) and heat treating metals, to videos on drilling, tapping, and grinding.
|Pages Viewed Today||1315|
|Instrument Drive in Colorado||2/24|
|Wow, itís on sale!||6/1|
|Would you like $5,000? How about $10,000?||6/1|
|Fitting Rotor Valve Bearings - Ed Strege||2/28|
|Padding With Glue Discs - Ed Strege||2/28|
|Neutralizing Case Odors||2/28|
|Modifying Saxophone Tone Hole Files - Ed Strege||2/27|
|Soft Soldering Basics - Bob Baier||2/14|
|Swedging Pliers Recommedations||9/26|
|Bent Flute Body||6/17|
|Musical instrument repair certification||12/4|