My wife plays the flute so we had gotten her a Crossrock carbon fiber case for it without realizing that there are no partitions for the individual flute pieces. My wife loves the case but we can't figure out how to store her flute in it. All it has are 2 soft pieces that have velcro on them. Can someone explain to me how to safely store a flute in this kind of a case? All the cases I've ever seen have partitions.

Edit: Thanks for the help. Sorry that I forgot to include some images. The picture I took shows the inside of the case and the 2 padding pieces.

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Here's another image with the flute pieces inside. It seems no matter where I put the flute pieces and the padding, the parts just keep hitting against each other. enter image description here

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    Have a look on the Crossrock site - pic. of a double case with flute, showing how padding fits. Can't believe the price - scandalous! And really no safer than any of my £10 cases... (all of which have compartments!!!)
    – Tim
    Aug 28, 2021 at 10:05
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    @Tim Honestly, I can't get the Crossrock website to show me anything but guitar cases. Everything else just comes up with a blank page. I'll try to look for that image again later. Perhaps there's just a problem with my connection.
    – Matthew
    Aug 30, 2021 at 6:20
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    I'm not a flautist, but I have used electronic equipment cases with a similar arrangement. The two dividers (on the table next to the case in your photo) should attach with velcro to keep the disassembled flute joints from bumping eachother. Are the two square blocks also held in with velcro? If so, they could also be repositioned as needed. Maybe you could also post a photo that includes the disassembled flute for scale. That would help give a more specific answer.
    – Theodore
    Aug 30, 2021 at 17:38
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    Seems pretty obvious that the top run is for the flute body, and the two velcro bits separate the body from the lower main compartment and then within that compartment separate the head joint from the end section. Would be nice if it had a way to constrain the swab-rod, though. Aug 30, 2021 at 19:16
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    I'm thinking that this might be a flute case for bamboo flutes, not concert flutes... If possible, you should send it back, because the padding provided will not be enough to position the pieces in such a way that they don't "float around" while the flute is being carried, which is bad.
    – Pyromonk
    Oct 3, 2021 at 8:34

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There seems to be a large and several small foam pieces missing. See video on amazon enter image description here enter image description here

  • @Edward added picture.
    – ghellquist
    Oct 1, 2023 at 19:03
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    Uh, this looks bad! While such placement prevents the two parts from scratching each other, there is very little padding to protect them from impact when something hits the edge of the case! Oct 1, 2023 at 20:14
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    To clarify, the answer is not wrong, as it identifies the product, and shows the producer solution, but that solution is not good, in my opinion. Oct 1, 2023 at 20:28

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