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 RE: Pad Cup Heater
Author: Gordon (NZ) 
Date:   2001-06-01 07:06

mw: The feeler shim I use is cut from mylar (I think) that was once given to me in bulk. I fine sandpaper the sheet before cutting it up to strips in order to increase the friction during use. After all we are comparing degree of friction in olocations around the pad rather than gaps as such.

Other feeler shim suggestions:
- Cigarette paper is rather weak. I've used it in only in emergencies.
- I think video tape or cassette tape would be similar to what I use. LP tape is thinner than standard play, etc. Perhaps sand the coating off.
- Some repairers use the plastic wrapping on cigarette packets.
- One supplier sells shim about half this thickness. I'm not sure what it is. I use it only rarely on professional flutes. It is rather floppy for general use.
- Dentists use a range of shims, some plastic and some metal, for detecting contact points when teeth close.
Try anything.

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