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Klarinet Archive - Posting 000927.txt from 2003/06

From: Karl Krelove <karlkrelove@-----.net>
Subj: RE: [kl] shameless commercial message - R-13 for sale
Date: Wed, 25 Jun 2003 19:44:32 -0400

I assume, since you didn't say it was an A clarinet, that it's a Bb?

Karl

> -----Original Message-----
> From: GrabnerWG@-----.com]
> Sent: Wednesday, June 25, 2003 6:35 PM
> To: klarinet@-----.org
> Subject: [kl] shameless commercial message - R-13 for sale
>
>
> I have a lovely Buffet R-13 for sale. It was made in the mid
> 70's. Incredibly, it sat in a closet for the last 25 years.
>
> It has one crack, which at the time was fixed correctly
> technically, but the repair was not pretty.
>
> The owner put it away, discouraged.
>
> Happily, he later acquired a new set of Buffets and plays nicely.
>
> But he wanted to know if I could do something for his clarinet.
>
> Well, I gave it the oil treatment, polished the bore, buffed the
> keys, gave it a thorough overhaul. I made the ugly crack repair
> disappear with new epoxy and lots of gently sanding.
>
> What emerged is a really great 1970's vintage Buffet R-13 with,
> incredibly, very little wear. The tone is pure R-13, the keys are
> a tight as can be, and it has all new pads and corks. It plays
> better than either the R-13 or the Selmer 10-G that I perform on.
> (Grrrrrrrrr......).
>
> If you want to take a peek, it's on my website
> www.clarinetxpress.com/forsale.html
>
> I am, unfortunately, a BAD photographer, so the pics don't do it
> justice. I'll try again tomorrow.
>
> Walter Grabner
> www.clarinetXpress.com
>
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