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 Re: Recork glue
Author: Chris P 
Date:   2018-01-10 22:23

Yesterday I had an RC come in for a new tenon cork - this one is only a couple of years old at the most.

The tenon cork had come adrift due to using the cheap lipstick-style cork grease supplied with it, so I gave the owner a complimentary tub of La Tromba grease as that doesn't soak into the cork and destroy the adhesive.

But what I wasn't expecting was the tenon itself - Buffet have finally given up using grooved tenon slots on RCs and instead have a nice flat tenon slot for the cork to bond to with full contact. So well done Buffet for that.

The downside is they now fit an adjusting screw for the LH F/C linkage with the adjusting screw on the back of the RH F/C key - this has moved the contact point near to the key barrel of the LH F/C lever foot, so there's way too much travel in the LH F/C touchpiece. I know the gap between the linkage is usually too large, but it can be reduced with some bending of the F/C key and the LH F/C key will feel snappy, but the new one isn't really an improvement besides getting rid of any lost motion.

Chris.

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