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Klarinet Archive - Posting 000125.txt from 1997/09

Subj: Re: Greenline
Date: Wed, 3 Sep 1997 10:28:36 -0400

In a message dated 97-09-03 00:37:28 EDT, you write:

I apologize for answering so "late" (I'm REALLY behind on my
My understanding was that the Greenline was developed from environmental
concerns, NOT as an improved crack-resistant instrument. The idea was to
make a "quality" clarinet out of wood that would normally be discarded,
thereby saving trees.
- -Scott

Scott D. Morrow
Department of Biochemistry
School of Hygiene and Public Health
Johns Hopkins University
(410) 955-3631

You guys are dreaming if you think this model has anything to do with
anything but maximizing resources - the dust on the floor. Think about the
quantity of wood that has to be whittled away to make a tube. Then think
about what they pay for the wood. Then think what any right thinking business
person would do under those circumstances.

I find the environmental thing to be a bit disingenuous. True by definition
but not by motivation.

Jerry Korten

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