Klarinet Archive - Posting 000112.txt from 1997/12
From: Bill Hausmann <bhausman@-----.com>
Subj: Re: e flat clarinets
Date: Fri, 5 Dec 1997 12:39:26 -0500
At 12:05 PM 12/3/97 -0500, Alan Scheer wrote:
>I just purchased a used e flat clarinet and am wondering what to
>do for a swab. Is there a special swab for an instrument this
>size or should I use an oboe swab?
>I also find the regular buffett swabs really ineffective and
>troublesome. The cloth regularly gets caught in the inner keys.
Try a silk swab. They compress so well they never get caught, and they are
more absorbent than you might think. I even have a (specially sized) one
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