Klarinet Archive - Posting 000683.txt from 1997/09
From: Bill Hausmann <bhausman@-----.com>
Subj: Re: A Beginner's Question - Cleaning a mouthpiece
Date: Sat, 13 Sep 1997 14:05:20 -0400
At 09:24 PM 9/12/97 -0700, John Morgan wrote:
>The way I clean my mouthpiece is with a weak solution of vinegar water.
>Do not immerse, stand the mouthpiece up in a small glass with the cork
>clear of the water. I leave for 20 minutes and swab out gently. The weak
>vinegar gets rid of all the deposits and leaves the mouthpiece clean as
>new. Hope this helps.
Swab out and wipe off your mouthpiece after each time you use it and this
method should seldom be necessary. It should work, though.
Bill Hausmann bhausman@-----.com
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