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Klarinet Archive - Posting 001074.txt from 1998/04

From: "Brian Catchlove" <bcatch@-----.au>
Subj: Re: Cigarette Papers
Date: Mon, 20 Apr 1998 12:06:46 -0400

Dear Cindy,
Sorry to hear that cigarette papers cost so much in USA. They are under $1
in Australia. I have had no problems with glued ones
Brian Catchlove
-----Original Message-----
From: C E Field <CEField@-----.com>
Date: Saturday, 18 April 1998 8:46pm
Subject: Cigarette Papers

>Cigarette paper quickly wicks up even molecular amounts of
saliva/condensation
>in the tone hole. At rehearsals, I can get away with ridding moisture by
>blowing through the tone hole from the outside of the instrument. Using
>cigarette paper is more elegant, though probably not as entertaining,
during a
>performance;-)
>
>When I first went to a local convenience store to buy the cigarette papers,
>the clerk looked askance at me until I explained why I was using the
papers.
>She commented that she was happy to hear there was a legitimate use for the
>papers.
>
>Try to avoid the kind with the glued edges.
>
>Cigarette papers aren't cheap. I think a small package cost nearly $3, no
>doubt because of the "illegitimate" uses.
>
>Cindy
>

   
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