REED REPLACEMENT SERVICE  (Updated: April 30, 2010)
Please inquire for current availability & prices. Delivery time for special order reeds are typically 3-8 weeks.


2-rows: A/D, D/G, B/C, C#/D, Bb/Eb (merengue tipico) G/C, C/F, etc.
3-rows Treble Only Available:  GCF, ADG, etc.


PRICES (USD) include Parts & Installation labor, Reedblock modifications, & CustomTuning**
Price for typical 2-row/2- & 3-voice & 3-row/2-voice models w/ removable reedblocks
Availability & Prices subject to change w/o notice. Pls email or call for current info.

Hohner Erica/Black Dot/Double, Ray/Vienna/Pokerwork Saltarelle Irish Bouebe, Cairdin Mini Deluxe, Castagnari Dinn II; Treble only for Hohner Corona/Panther/Extreme, Gabbanelli, Excelsior, etc.

TREBLE REEDS
Premium: Suitable quality replacement for original reeds on many Italian entry & int. grade accordions. Economical performance upgrade for Hohner, Weltmeister, Delicia, & Chinese accordions.

MACCHINA-EXPORT -
  
For 2-row Buttonbox   B/C, C#/D, Bb/Eb (B-flat/E-flat for Merengue Tipico in stock)
        $550:  21/2 MM, LM, MH
        $750:  21/3 or 31/2  MM, LM

   For 1-row Melodeon Bb, C, D (Cajun, Quebecois, Irish)
        $600*: 10/4 LMMH + Bass/Chord

SUPER DURAL  B/C, C#/D, C, D
  
For 2-row Buttonbox
        $725:  21/2 
        $995:  21/3 or 31/2
   For 1-row Melodeon Bb, C, D (Cajun, Quebecois, Irish)
        $775*: 10/4 LMMH + Bass/Chord

SUPER BRASS FRAME  B/C only
  
For 2-row Buttonbox
        $825: 21/2 or 23/2 MM
        $1025: 21/3 or 23/3 MMM


Super Premium : Suitable quality for upgrading or restoring high-end accordions (eg. Castagnari, Cairdin, Paolo Soprani, Saltarelle, Excelsior, Mengascini, etc.)

TIPO A MANO - 'hand-finished'
  
For 2-row Buttonbox B/C, C#/D, Bb/Eb (B-flat/E-flat Merengue Tipico MM, MH-alta, LM-basso)
        $950:  23/2  MM, LM, MH
        $1330:  23/3, 34/2  MMM, LMM, LMH

   For 1-row Melodeon Bb, C, D (Cajun, Quebecois, Irish)
        $995*: 10/4 LMMH or LMMM + Bass/Chord

A MANO - 'hand-made'

   For 2-row Buttonbox
        $995:    23/2 Treble MM, LM, MH
        $1395:  23/3, 34/2 Treble MMM, LMM, LMH

   For 1-row Melodeon Bb, C, D (Cajun, Quebecois, Irish)
        $1040*: 10/4 LMMH or LMMM + Bass/Chord

A MANO Supreme - 'hand-made' (brass frame for superb sustain & smooth sound) 

   For 2-row Buttonbox
        $1095:    23/2 Treble MM, LM, MH
        $1495:  23/3, 34/2 Treble MMM, LMM, LMH
   For 1-row Melodeon Bb, C, D (Cajun, Quebecois, Irish)
        $1150*: 10/4 LMMH or LMMM + Bass/Chord

NEW  - (PROMOTIONAL PRICE)
A MANO Bombate - 'hand-made' (domed-top tongue surface for superfast response & power)
   For 2-row Buttonbox
        $995:    23/2 Treble MM, LM, MH
        $1395:  23/3, 34/2 Treble MMM, LMM, LMH
   For 1-row Melodeon Bb, C, D (Cajun, Quebecois, Irish)
        $1040*: 10/4 LMMH or LMMM + Bass/Chord

BASS & CHORD REEDS
Premium (Low Bass: Tipo A Mano; Chords,High Bass: Export)
$100:  8/2 Chord (w/o 3rds) + 'lightened' bass 8/1
$160:  8/3 Chord + 8/2 Bass
$180:  8/4 Chord + 8/4 Bass
$240:  12/3 Chord + 8/2 Bass


Super Premium (Basses+Chords: Tipo A Mano)
$150:  8/2 Chord (w/o 3rds) + 8/1 Bass
$240:  8/3 Chord + 8/2 Bass
$360:  12/3 Chord + 8/2 Bass


Register/Switch Installation (Sliding type w/ Knob) for Bass, Chord, Treble:
  $125-195/ea (pls inquire about your specific model)

HOHNER HA-Series Reedblock Removal, Modification, Conversion
(Cost to convert make the non-removable Treble reedblocks removable.
  Treble Registers/Switches Optional.)
        HA-112: $150
        HA-113: $175
        HA-114: $195
Treble Register/Switch (Slide-Knob type) Installation: $30/Each


NOTE:
* Prices applicable to models w/ removable reedblocks. Models w/ non-removable reedblocks require additional labor charge to remove reedblocks, resurface/refinish soundboard, sole plate repair/rebuild, mounting bracket installation if applicable, etc. so please inquire for detailed quote.

-Prices are for  typical  2-voice (MM) &  3-voice (MMM) treble button accordions unless otherwise noted.
Available standard keys are B/C, C#/D, D/G, Bb/Eb, G/C, C/F, A/D; other keys and custom setups available by special order. Custom notes may require additional charge and longer delivery time. All special and custom order items and work requests require non-refundable deposit to initiate order. As reeds and parts must be special ordered from the factory, I have no control over the actual delivery schedule of these special order items.

-Prices Include standard reedblock modification/resizing/fitting work for MM voicing.
Other 2-voice configurations (eg LM, MH, LH, etc.)  available upon request and may incur additional reedblock modification charge, as Low and High octave voices usually require additional reedblock modification work; please call for exact quote.

-Checks, Money Orders, & Wire transfer are accepted, and do not incur any handling fees. Please inquire if you need to use other payment methods.
Irish Dancemaster
Accordions- Home
Reed Tuning, Adjustment,
& Tremolo Change
Reed Replacement
& Reed Upgrades
Contact us:
dancemasteraccordion@yahoo.com
Tel: 1-941-761-7295
Mon-Fri: 10-5 EST
Sat: 11-4 EST

Models & Prices

Child's Mini Toy Accordion/Melodeon
Reed & Performance Upgrade

If you own one of those cute, mini toy accordions and wished it could play like a real accordion, you've come to the right place. We can replace the toy reeds w/ real accordion reeds, improve the keyboard action and tweak the rest of the accordion to transform it  into a truly responsive accordion that sounds great and is fun to play. Makes for an economical beginner accordion/melodeon for children or adults, or just a perfect travel accordion that fits in a backpack or a handbag, or even your car's glove box!
Choice of: 1-voice 'M' setup for a clear 'concertina' sound, 2-voice 'MM' setup for a real accordion tremolo, or 'LM' for a surprisingly rich & loud 'melodeon' sound!

Reed & Performance Upgrade package - Reed Upgrade,  keyboard action improvement, shoulder strap & brackets, leather thumb strap. Specially designed Cagnoni Macchina 'Mini' & standard Hohner 'T' reeds are avail. in many of the popular keys.
For 1-row 7-key treble/2 bass 'Children's Toy/Mini' Melodeon/Accordion.
MACCHINA Mini Reeds - key of C, D
           
$100:  7/1  M
            $150: 7/2  LM

  HOHNER 'T'  - key of  A, Bb, C, D, F, G
           $100: 7/1  M
           $150: 7/2  MM