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Klarinet Archive - Posting 000045.txt from 2002/05

Subj: RE: [kl] cracking
Date: Thu, 2 May 2002 23:29:01 -0400

Eaton and Wurlizter clarinets have the ends of the tenons sealed as well as
the barrel and lower joint socket and all the tone holes.

Tom Henson

>> The head of Boosey and Hawkes was in Toronto some years ago. One of the
things he said was suggested to him by their experts, was to grease the tip
of the top joint. Makes some sense since there are pores there through which
dampness can enter. Just an idea.No guarantee against a crack. But might
help. Abe Galper >>


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