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Klarinet Archive - Posting 000927.txt from 1997/12

From: David Frank <>
Subj: Re: Leaving it assembled
Date: Mon, 22 Dec 1997 11:14:54 -0500

If I'm not mistaken, William Brannen in Evanston, IL recommends to never oil
the bore. However, I bet there are as many opinions about this as there are
members of this list!
David Frank, Seattle

From: "Edwin V. Lacy" <>
Subject: Re: Leaving it assembled
Date: Mon, 22 Dec 97 05:46:54 +0000

On Sun, 21 Dec 1997, Composer16 wrote:

> I always bore oil my clarinet once a month. How often do you guys oil
> horns?

My Buffet is nearly 30 years old and has never been oiled, and has never
cracked. Sometimes it has been played regularly and often, and at other
times it will sit for weeks without being played.

Ed Lacy

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