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Klarinet Archive - Posting 000383.txt from 1998/03

From: Bill Hausmann <>
Subj: Re: Greenlines
Date: Fri, 6 Mar 1998 14:44:06 -0500

At 12:33 AM 3/6/98 -0700, Shouryu Nohe wrote:
>However, whenever I have had the rare priviledge of playing my professor's
>plain ol' R13 (gee, make his stick sound inferior, why dontcha, Shour?), I
>also noted a weight difference. But in switching off between his R13 and
>my R13 (now that I have one), I feel no difference really...not a
>noticable one. I mean, his is wood, mine's recycled wood - so I don't
>really see why there SHOULD be.
>I have done the same thing with my roommate's eleven year old R13, and I
>noticed no discrepancy in weight. Maybe he did when he played my horn.
>Josh, my licorice stick feel heavier than yours?
Why don't you guys cart you axes over to the science lab and WEIGH them?
Report your results to the list. This is clearly a question that
quantatative science can answer for us, unlike "dark" sound and the "feel"
of wood.

Bill Hausmann
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