Re: Airtightness

Has anyone tried treating their wooden combs to deal with moisture?


| From owner-harp-l@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx Thu Jun 16 22:06 GMT 1994
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| Date: Thu, 16 Jun 1994 15:20:36
| From: timm@xxxxxxxxxx (Tim Moody)
| To: Harp-L@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx
| Subject: Re: Airtightness
| Is that a word, airtightness? Oh well. Some of the airleakage on a Marine
| Band comes from the cover not fitting properly. But a lot of it comes from
| the gaps between the comb and the reedplate as well. The more moisture
| trapped in the wood comb, the more likely it is to warp, every so slightly,
| but enough to create an air leak. You can still blow harp with no covers,
| but it gets tough when you lose air between the reedplate and the comb.
| Tim Moody
| MississippiSaxophone

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