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 Re: Staples
Author: ckoboe777 
Date:   2017-07-16 01:30

> Well, I know basically nothing, but would it help to go to a
> 46mm staple? and make your reed 1 mm shorter than usual?

I could, but that would have consequences to current reed set-up. A shorter 46mm staple of one make would have a wider top than a 47mm staple of the same make. And the wideness of a staple can change the shape cane bends into when tied.

Clipping the reed 1mm can have huge effects on the balance of the reed. Personally, I find it that clipping the reed to a preplanned length never works out well- I just make my reeds relative to how much I feel they need to be worked on.

> Would it matter if they crowed a bit sharp?

I personally tune my reeds to a c#. Some oboes are inherently flatter or sharper than others and need to to be compensated for. Reeds should be made to match the individual and his/her instrument. I sometimes feel like I am working extra to get it to this pitch, and a sharper staple could help.

-ckoboe



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