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 Breaking In Reeds
Author: BGBG 
Date:   2018-03-17 03:51

Have 2 boxes of new reeds, 2.5 and 3.0. Decided to retire my 39 reeds from 5/2014 to now and begin these, maybe avoiding the many mistakes I likely made over these years while trying to learn. Just play at home daily if I can maybe 30 minutes to an hour but it varies and I might skip a day or two.
I wonder should I break in only a few at a time and use them, or should I follow the various break-in methods where they do all of them and compare them and keep record of them. There are many ways I realize but I want to start a sensible method instead of just trying everything different I might search for and may or may not be advisable. Right now I have one from each package I have been dampening and playing on about 5 minutes a day for 7 days in lower register and laying flat side up on a piece of glass to dry overnight. I have been storing them in open air instead of closed humidity containers which I think might lead to mold. I in fact know many things that can be none but really unsure of the recommended. Too much information and no knowledge I guess you would call it. Perhaps someone can steer me in the right direction, I hope. I would appreciate any suggestions. Thanks.

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