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Klarinet Archive - Posting 000146.txt from 1998/04

Subj: Re: Rovner ligature oiling & Middle F on B.Cl.
Date: Sat, 4 Apr 1998 15:25:33 -0500

On 04/03/98 23:47:36 you wrote:

>For anyone who has Rovner ligatures, how often do you normally grease the
>metal screws? The Rovner manual recommended once a month, but I've gone for
>quite a few months without greasing them. Mostly, it is because I don't use
>my Rovners unless it's a performance or major rehearsal. And because of
>this, I don't see a need to grease them much at all, but what do any of you
>fellow Rover-ites do?

Why would you only use the Rovner ligs for performances or important rehearsals? Why not practice with the setup that you play with?

BTW, I grease my screw on all of my ligs when they seem in need of it, and I use cork grease for this purpose.

Merlin Williams
(A member of the Sax Ring!)

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