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From: clarnibass
Date: 2020-05-20 05:24:32
Subj: Re: Clarinet Swedging Tools
Most repairers eventually have many swedging tools because it depends on the key and what you want to do. The Ferree's collet swedger is a good starting point. It's very good for swedging axial play, ok but


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From: clarnibass
Date: 2011-07-24 01:55:37
Subj: Re: Question for techs....tools!??
For tone holes, I have the set from Boehm which is a type of hand tool for small finishing of tone holes. Others (Ferree's, Allied maybe) sell pretty similar tools. This is 14 sizes of files. I think t
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From: ron b
Date: 2002-03-23 19:06:00
Subj: RE: Kooky!!!!!!!!
Hi, David :) What's 'Kooky', your questions or your observations ??? :) Both seem randomly okay to me.... Swedgeing is accomplished by using swedgeing pliers* to compress key hinge tubes. This is done, usuall
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From: clarnibass
Date: 2017-10-04 19:31:55
Subj: Re: Using Shims instead of shrinking pliers
I assume you mean hinge tubes as opposed to hinge rods with pivot screws, which are usually not swedged (there are exceptions). Shims have a lot of down sides. They only help with the less cr
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From: Steven Ocone
Date: 2020-05-20 13:27:18
Subj: Re: Clarinet Swedging Tools
I'm not at work now to check, but I think the collet tool can work on as little as 1/8" / 3mm at the end of the key. I usually only swedge the ends. I'm more concerned about some keys than others. Swedgin
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From: Steven Ocone
Date: 2020-05-19 14:02:00
Subj: Re: Clarinet Swedging Tools
I use the Ferrees tool for almost all my swedging, but I've become very skillful with it over the years. I once heard another repair tech disparage the tool. I guess he became skillful with pliers. One pr
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From: Gordon (NZ)
Date: 2005-12-03 22:47:58
Subj: Re: Rattling Rods
For play in pivot TUBES, a valid alternative to fitting larger shafts, often used by technicians, is to 'swedge' (industry term - not in the dictionary) the tubes. One uses specialised swedging tools to squeeze the t
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From: kdk
Date: 2017-10-04 16:59:43
Subj: Re: Using Shims instead of shrinking pliers
At least in English it's called "swedging" and done with swedging piers. I think I've seen it spelled "swaging" in some places. As to why swedging is better than shimming, I don't know the answer, b
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From: Ray
Date: 2003-11-11 16:05:29
Subj: Re: What is swedging?
There is a soldering, not welding term, that you may be thinking of. It is "sweating", short for sweat-soldering. Its sometimes used on copper pipes. Swedging is, as Mr. Botch says, a way to make keys fit better. Common
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From: clarnibass
Date: 2020-05-20 17:52:34
Subj: Re: Clarinet Swedging Tools
>> And a barrel fraise/hinge tube shortener with the appropriate diameter pilot can then be used to true up the ends of key barrels that have become distorted through swaging so they won't cause uneven wear o
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From: clarnibass
Date: 2016-10-23 08:00:22
Subj: Re: bending a post
>> Using a belt hole punch you can make a spacer with teflon sheet and insert between the post and key tube to take up excess play. << There are a few problems with that. It's really easy to lose it when disassemblin
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From: Gordon (NZ)
Date: 2006-09-04 21:29:45
Subj: Re: Swedging a key
Chris wrote: "And if it is the RH B key, this key can't be swaged as the barrel is solid - only the ends are drilled to take the point screw which will mean an insert will need to be fitted. " I have on several occa
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From: clarnibass
Date: 2017-10-05 06:07:43
Subj: Re: Using Shims instead of shrinking pliers
>> would you still say shims perform worse when I can assure you that I don't mind fitting them poperly? << Yes :) >> The main reason to use shims really is that I won't spend 80€ on some
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From: Bassclarinet29
Date: 2020-05-19 16:21:49
Subj: Re: Clarinet Swedging Tools
Thanks Steven! The one thing Im noticing is that the swedging tool might be only good for certain longer rods. Would this be correct, and would I eventually need a pair of swedging pliers? Which one would
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From: Ken Shaw
Date: 2011-05-02 12:28:07
Subj: Re: Swedging with wire crimper
There's been a recent discussion of swedging tools on the Yahoo Musical Instrument Technician board. A pro can get great res
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From: Tony F
Date: 2016-10-23 06:50:16
Subj: Re: bending a post
Bending posts is never the right thing to do on a clarinet as a means of removing play in the hinges. When you say he did something with a pair of pliers, are you sure that he actually bent the post? The reason I ask is t
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From: jdbassplayer
Date: 2017-10-04 16:54:44
Subj: Re: Using Shims instead of shrinking pliers
I believe the word you are looking for is swedging. Swedging is used more for reducing the diameter of hinge tubes so they fit more snugly on the rods. No bending or pulling is necessary, th
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From: Gordon (NZ)
Date: 2008-05-07 02:34:04
Subj: Re: Swedging
IMO that Ferrees collet tool is one of the best tools Ferrees has ever made. I use it when I want to tighten a sloppy pivot tube around the rod WITHOUT lengthening the tube. If you want to lengthen, you have to use a
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From: jmsa
Date: 2005-01-25 09:42:32
Subj: Re: Use of Teflon
While we are talking about swedging, I just purchased a swedging tool with three collets from Feree Tools. Does anyone have any suggestions or secrets to the swedging process. [%sig%]
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From: clarnibass
Date: 2011-09-12 05:52:27
Subj: Re: How Hard Is It To Learn How To Overhaul Your Own Bb Clarinet?
It's nice to be able to learn from someone in person. It doesn't necessarily have to be someone great. Obviously that would be better, but if you have some mechanical tal

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