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Date: Wed, 16 Jan 2002 20:10:25 EST
Subject: [CB] High Tech Materials In Woodwind Maintenance
> I use clear silicone glue (also known as silicone seal, RTV, etc.) for repadding
> every kind of sax and clarinet ---- holds any style of pad, requires no heat,
> allows a few minutes for you to seat the pad, is relatively easy to remove
> during future repads ---- I've found NO downside to this approach.
Can you recommend a brand? There are a at least two dozen silicone glues on
the market. Some of them are the curse of the stained glass restoration
business. (I'm a stained glass pro.) The worst silicon glues are literally
impossible to remove from an old window that's been repaired by Harry (or
Harriet) Home-Owner with that stuff, because the silicon in the glue bonds
with the glass to actually change the chemistry of the glass (become part of
the glass). Since glass is made from silica sand, I imagine there's a
special problem that wouldn't exist with metal instrument keys, but I'd still
feel a lot happier using silicon glue if I knew what brand(s) work well on
pads without drying rock-hard.
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Subject: [CB] chapman music stick...FIRST RECORDING IN AUSTRALIA 1976
Date: Thu, 17 Jan 2002 15:04:25 +1100
FIRST RECORDING OF CHAPMAN STICK IN AUSTRALIA;
REDHOUSE ALBUM "One More Squeeze"
released through EMI RECORDS 1976..
[Featuring top 20 songs on national charts]
- John Dallimore:Lead guitarist
Please do not hesitate to contact me for further information
Tel:  83007956
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