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Klarinet Archive - Posting 001195.txt from 1998/03

From: Roger Garrett <rgarrett@-----.edu>
Subj: Re: Oiling the Keys
Date: Wed, 25 Mar 1998 18:32:40 -0500

On Wed, 25 Mar 1998, Roger Garrett wrote:
> >I use the 30W motor oil also........because it was recommended to me by
> >Bill Brannen. It has worked very well for me.

Bill Hausmann wrote:
> If it doesn't physically slow the action (and I guess you'd notice if it
> did), then it should be OK. And it should be GREAT for quieting the mechanism!

It is VERY good at quieting the mechanism......and I have not ever noticed
a problem with speed.....although I can see how someone might think it
could negatively affect the speed. Just a drop is needed on each pivot
point.

Roger Garrett
IWU

   
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