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Klarinet Archive - Posting 000004.txt from 1999/01

From: "Dee D. Hays" <>
Subj: Re: [kl] Semi-irrelevant comments, and tuning barrels
Date: Fri, 1 Jan 1999 08:36:33 -0500

-----Original Message-----
From: Bill Hausmann <>
Date: Thursday, December 31, 1998 10:53 PM
Subject: Re: [kl] Semi-irrelevant comments, and tuning barrels

> ... Technically, by filling in the gap in the bore caused by pulling out,
>rings will improve response, intonation, etc. In reality, most people
>won't notice the difference. But they are cheap and easy to use and can't
>hurt, and should help, even if only a little, so what the heck?

Well in the practical sense, they prevent you from accidently pushing it
back in during the session. This is particularly good for my daughter.
Like some kids, she ends up over greasing the cork and it tends to creep
back together during playing.

Dee Hays
Canton, SD

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