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Klarinet Archive - Posting 001043.txt from 1998/04

From: "Scott Morrow" <>
Subj: Re: A further suggestion on clarinet stands.
Date: Mon, 20 Apr 1998 10:00:28 -0400

-----Original Message-----
From: Neil Leupold <>
Date: Friday, April 17, 1998 7:28 PM
Subject: Re: A further suggestion on clarinet stands.

>On Fri, 17 Apr 1998, Gene Nibbelin wrote:
>> This deluxe model is not shown in the WW & BW catalog and is a little
>> difficult to describe. It consists of the "cone" and 3 metal legs each
>> about 7 1/2" long, giving something like a 12" effective diameter. Each
>> the legs folds down and slides up along side the cone, making it fairly
>> compact.
>What you just described is precisely what is available from the
>WW & BW catalogue, as well as Weiner and Muncy. I own one myself.
>The only caveat: consider super-gluing the little rubber feet to
>the end of each respective metal tube. I had one pop off and dis-
>appear, and then the clarinet leaned to that side a tiny bit as a
>result. The same goes for the very nice K&M bass clarinet/bassoon
>stand. Glue the rubber feet to the ends of their respective legs.

Neil (and anyone else!):
You can buy replacement rubber tips (the kind that fit on the ends of
canes, etc.) at home improvement stores like Hechinger. (I haven't seen this
stand, so I'm not sure if this is the kind of tip it needs, though!)


Scott D. Morrow
DNA Synthesis Core Facility
Department of Biochemistry
The Johns Hopkins University School of Hygiene and Public Health
Baltimore, MD 21205
(410) 955-3631

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