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Klarinet Archive - Posting 000719.txt from 1999/06

From: Bill Hausmann <>
Subj: Re: [kl] comparison
Date: Thu, 24 Jun 1999 08:45:29 -0400

At 07:10 AM 6/24/1999 -0500, Roger Garrett wrote:
>> >Please rephrase your question. They are as individual as hard rubber
>> >mouthpieces are. There is essentially no "glass mouthpiece"
>> >characteristic. The only disadvantage is they break easier if you drop
>> >them. On the other hand, you can leave them in the sun or wash them in
>> >hot water and they don't warp or melt.
>> Also, facings are relatively permanent, due to the hardness of the
>The facings are not permanent. I have refaced many crystal mouthpieces.
>While they wreak havoc on sandpaper and tools, the results can be quite
By "RELATIVELY permanent" I meant that the facing will last a long time
without wearing out.

Bill Hausmann
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Essexville, MI 48732
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