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Klarinet Archive - Posting 000066.txt from 2004/08

From: "Christy Erickson" <>
Subj: RE: [kl] Silva-Bet pads with bolts
Date: Tue, 3 Aug 2004 16:32:52 -0400

Lelia said,

> "Recently, I bought a full-Boehm H. Bettoney Silva-Bet Bb clarinet
> (probably
> from the1930s). It's a metal clarinet with silver plating, similar to my
> other Silva-Bet except for the extended range and a curious set of pads.
> The clarinet is in unplayable condition, but there's no damage: It just
> needs a full overhaul. My question is about what type of pads I should
> install."

Lelia, I'm wondering if those "Roo" pads might be something to look into
for that metal clarinet. I don't believe they sell them for clarinets but
you can check at the website for


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