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 Buffet E 11
Author: Jack 
Date:   1999-09-24 02:55

I just bought a new E 11. From low E to low B flat, the sound is very clear. The notes B, C, and D flat are very fuzzy. above this the notes are clear again. Can anyone suggest what might cause this?

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 RE: Buffet E 11
Author: Sara 
Date:   1999-09-24 02:58

I would say it sounds as if you have a leaky pad. Have all the pads checked by someone because if the other notes are slear then its nnot you or the mouthpiece. Hope this helps!
Sara :)

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 RE: Buffet E 11
Author: Mary Beth 
Date:   1999-09-25 04:37

the EXACT same thing happened with my E-11 A Clarinet. I would not settle for it, and sent it back to WWandBW twice until i got a better one. Still, it was fuzzy. My teacher realized that it was missing a LITTLE TINY pad (almost as thick as a piece of thin tape) between the A and Gsharp key. This caused a metal to metal buzz, and made it sound fuzzy. She put a piece of clear tape there, and it did the trick. I must say, though, i am glad only my A is an E-11; they do not impress me.

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