Klarinet Archive - Posting 000375.txt from 1996/01
From: John Schimpf <schimpf@-----.GOV>
Subj: Re: repairing clarinet cracks
Date: Sat, 20 Jan 1996 13:20:43 -0500
Mary T Bremigan wrote:
Anyway, I'm wondering what is involved
> in getting it fixed...are there alot of options? Also, is there any chance
> that fixing clarinet cracks could hurt the sound, rather than improve it?
Hi Mary...My clarinet has cracked twice since I bought it 2 yaers ago. I
guess I just got some bad grenadilla. Anyway, I had the option of having the
company replace the joint without keys or posts. That was about 400$ I think.
I also had the option of getting the crack "pinned" since I bought the
clarinet from that store, they would do it for free. That suggests to me that
it is inexpensive. It supposedly does not change the tone. I don't know
because I had the joint replaced. I belive most good repair shops will pin a
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