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Klarinet Archive - Posting 000173.txt from 2003/06

From: "Tim Parks" <tim.parks@-----.com>
Subj: Re: [kl] Mouth piece finishing
Date: Fri, 6 Jun 2003 10:02:16 -0400

I had no idea what I was doing. At the time I did not even know that all
mpc's were different by design. Yes, the overall length is changed and just
about any other dimension, too. It really does not stand chance. I save it
just to remind myself that I don't know what I am doing.

----- Original Message -----
From: "Joe West" <west.12@-----.edu>
Subject: Re: [kl] Mouth piece finishing

> Did you reduce the overhaul length of the mouthpiece? Does this open
> up the lyre? Is that the correct term lyre, the width of the opening.
>
> If so what would a different reed do say an alto reed?
>
>
>
>
> At 10:31 AM 6/5/2003 -0400, Tim Parks wrote:
> >I did worst than that. Oddily enough I, too, had a chipped Selmer. I
filed
> >the tip. I even used real fine sandpaper on it.
> >it looks great. does not play at all. not even a sick duck sound. I most
> >likely need a #1 reed since the tip opening is sooooo big. Oh the fun we
> >have......
> >----- Original Message -----
> >From: "Joe West" <west.12@-----.edu>
> >To: <klarinet@-----.org>
> >Sent: Thursday, June 05, 2003 9:44 AM
> >Subject: [kl] Mouth piece finishing
> >
> >
> > > Greetings all
> > >
> > > I tried my hand at altering an old Selmer Goldentone I had laying
around.
> > > I recorded a scale with the old then changed the lay of the piece.
> > >
> > > Egads horrible. I suspect I took to much off the tip. I sounds like a
> >duck.
> > > Not much though, a mere two thousands.
> > >
> > > Until I get more experience I think I will leave the mouth pieces to
the
> > > experts.
> > >
> > > Joe
> > >
> > >
> > >
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