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Klarinet Archive - Posting 000188.txt from 2002/05

From: Bill Hausmann <>
Subj: Re: [kl] The 'best' set of tuning rings (not an advert:-)
Date: Tue, 7 May 2002 18:43:02 -0400

At 10:41 PM 5/7/2002 +0100, Tony Pay wrote:
>On Tue, 07 May 2002 06:32:27 -0400, said:
> > Usually a set includes graduated sizes. My three are .5 mm, 1.0 mm,
> > and 1.5 mm thick. By mixing and matching, that gives you everything
> > from .5 to 3 mm in .5 mm increments.
>Can't resist saying that a better three would be .5mm, 1mm and 2mm.
>That gives you everything from .5mm to 3.5mm.

Good point. They may even be that way. I have not measured them lately!

>Of course, even 4 rings is more than enough for one clarinet. A set
>consisting of .5, 1 and 2mm plus one of 4mm gives you all the multiples
>of .5mm up to 7.5mm!

If you need THAT MUCH extra length, you might want to consider a longer
barrel! :-)

Bill Hausmann
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