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Klarinet Archive - Posting 000156.txt from 1997/12

From: Melissa Norman <>
Subj: Re: clack clack goes my LH B key
Date: Fri, 5 Dec 1997 12:40:10 -0500


> New Question,
> I have a Yamaha 72cx and the lever mechanism on the left hand
> B key fits into a hole down in the right hand pinky area. Why Yamaha
> makes the mechanism this way insted of how everyone else does it.....I
> don't know and I don't care. The problem is that every shem that has
> been put in there to quiet the key action has fallen out in short time
> and then it rattles around when using right had B for anything. So my
> question is Where can I find a shem that would be easy enough to replace
> myself? Do they comercialy sell them? I've been contemplating tape which
> I'm sure it would be a quick temporary fix but I'm not sure that would
> be good. suggestions?
> Sean Talbot
> music education major
> UW-Whitewater

I have a Yamaha too, and mine does that-tape DOES NOT work! If you find
something to fix it, let me know!

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