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Klarinet Archive - Posting 000372.txt from 2002/06

From: <steinway@-----.lv>
Subj: Re: [kl] Cork pad!! question
Date: Wed, 12 Jun 2002 17:10:03 -0400

Hallo!
I would like to ask one question about this subject also.I have new
Buffet RC ,everything is supperb,but pads make some noises like rustle
or like dry paper, of course ,in open position.Is it possible to use
oil or grease what should be save for pads?
thanks,
Rudolf.
>
> > Bill,
> > There are technicians and then there are technicians. The
clarinet is a
> > very precise and complicated piece of machinery. In a pad job, so
many
> > factors become important that I am sorry to say, many of the
"store"
> repair
> > guys don't have the knowledge to perform it in a satisfactory
manor. Pad
> > float, pad height and spring tensions all are critical to the
instrument
> > playing in tune and with facility of response. I have had
instruments
> > repaired and repadded by local repair Tec's who's main line of
work is
> > school instrument repair and I have used the services of one of
the
> leading
> > Tec's in the country. The difference of the repairs, overhauls
and
> services
> > are like night and day.
> > I had a conversation with a store tech who I like and respect very
much,
> and
> > he said that because of the fee structure he has to charge for
repair
> > because of competition in the area, he is forced to use a lower
standard
> of
> > quality which requires less time in the shop. I asked him if he
could
> just
> > have two levels of charges and on the pro work take the time and
his reply
> > was that it would take away from his bread and butter work of
school
> repair
> > and the cost to him could include loss of his main business. He
also told
> > me that because of the normal way he repairs with speed, he
doesn't have
> the
> > feel for pro repair and adjustment.
> > That is the main difference between a specialist who only works on
> clarinets
> > and a general service Tec.
> > Paul
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "William Wright" <w7wright@-----.net>
> > To: <klarinet@-----.org>
> > Sent: Monday, June 10, 2002 3:51 PM
> > Subject: Re: [kl] Cork pad!!
> >
> >
> > <><> Lacy Schroeder wrote:
> > can cork pad my Bb for me within the next two weeks of this month?
> >
> >
> >
> > Not that it makes any difference (because you have found someone
> > already), but curiosity consumes me.....
> >
> > Am I just lucky that our town's one and only clarinet vendor has a
> > technician, or are music shops with competent technicians hard to
find
> > --- including that you live and play (I think) in a university
> > environment?
> >
> > Cheers,
> > Bill
> >
> >
> >
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