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Klarinet Archive - Posting 000337.txt from 2003/06

From: "Resurgere Jones" <>
Subj: Re: [kl] Needle springs...
Date: Wed, 11 Jun 2003 13:05:30 -0400

I used to play a bari sax that had a needle spring that projected about 1/8"
beyond the post it connected to -- if I grabbed the horn in such a way that
my fingers slid under that post, I could count on having about 1/8" of that
needle jabbed in my finger. Happened about every 3 months...

>Subject: [kl] Needle springs...
>Date: Tue, 10 Jun 2003 12:28:53 -0400
>I just want to know WHO the heck decided to use needles as springs on
>woodwind instruments?
>I just stuck myself on a needle spring for the THIRD time today. OUCH!!!!
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