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  1. An update and to share in case someone else is in...

    An update and to share in case someone else is in the market for a single stand, I just purchased one of these stands new on the bay for $16.50 shipped from musicstorelive using the "make offer"...
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    After being in a similar situation I went into...

    After being in a similar situation I went into the shop and took some power tools to an old Vandoren bass piece. I needed higher tuning so I started by shortening, then I went at the facing, opening...
  3. A boring seminar on clarinet intonation tendencies.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fuJqtfYV9Ck
  4. Thread: Barrels

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    Just ran across this. Sharing it as a basic bit...

    Just ran across this. Sharing it as a basic bit of info from someone who knows a thing or two about clarinet specific acoustics.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OepBhZdx8vE
  5. Thread: Barrels

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    If the build quality were generally better, I'd...

    If the build quality were generally better, I'd have no problem playing metal clarinets. They sound like a clarinet and won't self destruct if left in the car after a winter rehearsal.
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    Just thought I'd throw out an update on the C. It...

    Just thought I'd throw out an update on the C. It has been in regular service this orchestral season and seems to play pretty well. I'm using a high pitch mouthpiece -Lakey- and it seems to be a very...
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    2253 Do you buy it wholesale?

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    Do you buy it wholesale?
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    Don't tell them what needs fixing, you are in no...

    Don't tell them what needs fixing, you are in no position to judge this. Tell them specifically what problems your son is having with this instrument that he does not experience with the school...
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    http://imslp.org/

    http://imslp.org/
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    But do they have multiple keys for your pinky to...

    But do they have multiple keys for your pinky to hit? Hitting them will change your hand position, and "cause leaks", until you have some experience, and even then they will mess with you at the...
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    If you've never played an instrument with open...

    If you've never played an instrument with open holes, you may not like how YOU are the source of most leaks now. The vito gets a decent sound and has good intonation AND has about the smallest tone...
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    I think you've described a sampled clarinet on a...

    I think you've described a sampled clarinet on a keyboard. :geezer2:

    Clarinets are finicky, particularly for beginners.

    I honestly think you should pick up a vito and blow it for a few months...
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    When my preferred shoe was discontinued I bought...

    When my preferred shoe was discontinued I bought up every pair I could find in my size, even stopping while out of town to seek them out. I finally resorted to the bay and found NOS for sale and...
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    online

    online
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    http://www.ebay.com/itm/Skechers-Shape-ups-Mens-Sa...

    http://www.ebay.com/itm/Skechers-Shape-ups-Mens-Safety-Steel-Toe-Shoes-Size-9-5-Wide-NEW-in-Box-/141420754799?pt=US_Men_s_Shoes&hash=item20ed55776f
  16. Thread: repair opinion

    by Carl H.
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    That would have been dishonest, as it IS a...

    That would have been dishonest, as it IS a replacement part, and not the original.

    If the engine on your car is replaced with a new factory engine, it will also have a different serial number, and...
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    C.G. Warmelin mouthpiece from Minneapolis around...

    C.G. Warmelin mouthpiece from Minneapolis around 1915 to Peter Shermeister in Wahpeton ND.
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    Here they are.

    Here they are.
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    2144

    2144
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    Any recollection on what they sell/sold for? ...

    Any recollection on what they sell/sold for?

    I don't think these will be for sale, but they would like to know.

    With the Sousa band disbanding in 1931, these were from before that. These are...
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    Thanks Ben. That seems to confirm my estimation...

    Thanks Ben. That seems to confirm my estimation of the age of these instruments, as well as origins.

    These instruments obvious have value both as family treasures and historical trivia with the...
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    c kruspe erfurt clarinets

    Someone brought a satchel containing 3 Kruspe clarinets to the store I work in.

    The owner is a relation of the original owner who played the clarinets in Sousa's band. There are 3 instruments: A,...
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    Sticky: Actually AM is Ante Meridiem - before "noon" or...

    Actually AM is Ante Meridiem - before "noon" or before the middle of the day - it is not anti-noon (or midnight.)


    ante-
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    Yes Picture one shows the bell keys, but doesn't...

    Yes
    Picture one shows the bell keys, but doesn't show how far the cup is moved from where it should be and it doesn't show any sign of an impact which may have moved the key from where it is...
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    Some pictures might help us figure out your bent...

    Some pictures might help us figure out your bent sax situation.
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