Klarinet Archive - Posting 000601.txt from 1996/01
Subj: Re: where do the orange peels go? :)
Date: Sat, 27 Jan 1996 22:48:22 -0500
On Sat, 27 Jan 1996, Edwin V. Lacy wrote:
> Wouldn't you know it, someone would have to throw another factor into the
> equation! I use _grapefruit_ peels! Why? Because they are thicker, and
> therefore have more moisture content. Besides, I like grapefruit.
Ed - I had some students in my upstate NY days use grapefruit peels, and
they seemed excessively moist, and sort of oily as well. They made a mess
on the instrument and in the case for these folks, and we're talking
about humidity drier than dust. I gather you've never had this problem?