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Klarinet Archive - Posting 000941.txt from 1997/12

From: Bill Hausmann <>
Subj: Re: Bore Oil
Date: Wed, 24 Dec 1997 16:44:07 -0500

At 11:48 PM 12/22/97 -0500, Antoine Clark wrote:
>I was told to oil my clarinet once every six months. I got a little
>carried away with having a new clarinet and I made the pads a little brown
>and nasty. I recently sent it to Bill Brannen and all the pads have been
>replaced. I now wrap my upper and lower joints in plastic subway sub bags
>to keep it from cracking in the dry winter. Does anyone else use this
>method? The bags help keep moisture. I got this idea from my teacher. I
>think it is a great alternative to oiling your clarinet so much.
And you can use the same bags for the olive oil and cornstarch when you do
oil your, wait...that was another thread! :-)

Bill Hausmann
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