Re: Misc. 64x, Pete

>screw or back screw.  Even though I have changed the tubing on both screws,
>the problem still exists.  I was thinking, if there was some kind of felt
>tubing that could be slipped over the screw.  Maybe that would stop the
>"clicking" noise of the slide.  The buffing of the slides will take off some
>of the burrs that might appear on the edges of the slide.  Sometimes the
>manufacture leaves the edges very rought on the slide, and this prevents the
>slide from moving smoothly on the mouthpiece.  The slide then needs to be
>buffed to smooth out the ridges on both sides of the slide piece or
 Richard, correct me if I am wrong, but I thought that the rubber bushings 
were to act as some sort of anchor in which the screw threads could "bite" 
and expand the bushing. Sort of like the plastic drywall anchors??
                          Christian Laferriere
                           Gatineau, Quebec

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