Here is a list of the top 10 worst things about band instrument repair:
10:Summers are very busy... It is hard to get time off in the summer.
9:I will never make very much money... This is really not bad though, because you learn to live on what you make. It makes life more interesting.
8:Occassionally I have to tell parents that their kid is trashing their instrument.
1 through 6:There might be some other bad things, but I can not think of them now.