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Klarinet Archive - Posting 000434.txt from 2001/02

From: Bill Hausmann <>
Subj: RE: [kl] FW: [kl] Mouthpiece Cleaning
Date: Mon, 12 Feb 2001 07:58:10 -0500

At 05:58 PM 2/12/2001 +1100, redcedar wrote:
>It should be pointed out that the white residue in my experience only occurs
>on the outside surface on top of the mouthpiece around the protective patch
>and at the extremity of the beak, and in this context any abrading action of
>the paste is probably not specially relevant.

That is no doubt because you swab your mouthpiece regularly. If, like most
school kids, you leave the reed on for months on end, you will build up a
really NASTY residue on the inside of the mouthpiece!

Bill Hausmann
451 Old Orchard Drive
Essexville, MI 48732 ICQ UIN 4862265

If you have to mic a saxophone, the rest of the band is TOO LOUD!

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