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Klarinet Archive - Posting 001184.txt from 1998/03

From: Roger Garrett <>
Subj: Re: Oiling the Keys
Date: Wed, 25 Mar 1998 09:40:54 -0500

On Wed, 25 Mar 1998, Bill Hausmann wrote:
> I usually use regular key oil for clarinet. It is just extremely light
> machine oil. For somehing heavier, try Bach rotor oil. It comes in a very
> nice pin oiler. I use it on my saxophones. I know a college saxophone
> professor who uses 30-weight motor oil, but personally I think this is
> excessive.

I use the 30W motor oil also........because it was recommended to me by
Bill Brannen. It has worked very well for me.

Roger Garrett

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