Klarinet Archive - Posting 000248.txt from 1997/12
Subj: Eb Swab
Date: Fri, 5 Dec 1997 23:56:06 -0500
On Wed, 3 Dec 1997 SCHEER@-----.ca 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 had the same problem and have ended up using a silk clarinet swab sold for
Bb clarinets. This material is quite thin and is able to compress enough to
pull through the Eb without a problem. It also works well on the Bb and I
would never go back to a chamois or flannel type swab.
Don Yungkurth (DYungkurth@-----.com)