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 Need a key for Leblanc Symphonie 2
Author: david1675 
Date:   2018-12-29 22:26

I've been a member of this board for a while, but I don't post often. I repair clarinets as a hobby and to be able to work on my own when needed. I have a Leblanc Symphonie 2 that I am working on for a fellow player in our local community band. The horn hadn't been touched in more than 20 years. The last person to work on the horn didn't do a very good job (in my humble opinion). Anyway, the left hand E/B spatula key is unusable and needs replacing. I have a Penzel-Mueller key that is close, but a proper one would be best.

Would anyone here on the board happen to have a left hand E/B spatula key that would work on a Leblanc Symphonie 2?

Thanks.

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 Re: Need a key for Leblanc Symphonie 2
Author: shmuelyosef 
Date:   2018-12-30 01:22

There is a very good chance that if you buy a Vito clarinet that many of the keys will be very close. These can be had for $20-$50 at shopgoodwill

If you get a 7214 it is very likely.

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 Re: Need a key for Leblanc Symphonie 2
Author: david1675 
Date:   2018-12-30 08:56

Yes, I had thought of that. I have a Vito 7214. The keys are very similar except for the right hand E/B key. It is a pin in hole key on the Symphonie. It's not a pin in hole key on the Vito 7214.

Thanks anyway for the advice. I've been scouring both Goodwill and the 'other' auction site. No luck so far.

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 Re: Need a key for Leblanc Symphonie 2
Author: shmuelyosef 
Date:   2019-01-03 04:49

You might check to see if the pair of keys (the touch part and the pad part) would fit, and just give up on the pin...

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 Re: Need a key for Leblanc Symphonie 2
Author: david1675 
Date:   2019-01-03 09:15

The Penzel Mueller key worked after some careful filing. Thanks for your help.

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