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Klarinet Archive - Posting 001341.txt from 1998/03

From: George Kidder <>
Subj: Re: Oiling the Keys
Date: Sat, 28 Mar 1998 22:55:43 -0500

And besides, for about $2.00 you have enough to last for the entire lifetime
of yourself and all of your students! Even if you play a base clarinet!

>Date: Wed, 25 Mar 1998 08:40:54 -0600 (CST)
>From: Roger Garrett <>
>Subject: Re: Oiling the Keys
>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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