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Klarinet Archive - Posting 000010.txt from 2004/10

From: Bill Hausmann <>
Subj: Re: [kl] [SOT] Jupiter parts warehouse
Date: Fri, 1 Oct 2004 20:14:02 -0400

At 07:50 AM 10/1/2004 +0000, Anna Cecil=EDa Benass=ED wrote:
>Thanks to Gary and Ormond for your replies. As regards Jupiter's own
>Website, sure, we will check it out, but I guess my instincts are to
>behave as I do when buying spare auto parts: I virtually never go to the
>dealership if there is another option because the dealership has such a
>heavy markup on parts! I assume (perhaps incorrectly, mea culpa) the music
>biz to be similar. I suppose I had imagined that there might be suppliers
>that repair techs use when they are buying parts for instruments ...?

There are no aftermarket manufacturers of instrument parts, aside from some=
common small parts like sax neck screws, etc. Anyplace you get the part=20
from will have to order it from the OEM factory, in this case Jupiter. It=
will have to be fitted, soldered, and probably lacquered when it is=

Bill Hausmann

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