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Klarinet Archive - Posting 000572.txt from 1996/04

From: Steve Prescott <MIPRESC@-----.EDU>
Subj: Re: Prestige wood
Date: Fri, 19 Apr 1996 13:27:41 -0400


Checks in the wood occur when there is more moisture on the inside (for
extended periods of time) than on the outside. When I "re-work" a
clarinet fresh from the store, I oil and wax the bore. In sealing the
bore, checks are often prevented. Keep in mind, a check is a crack

Steve Prescott
Instrument Rep.Tech./Clarinetist
Indiana State University

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