Re: [Harp-L] Basics of harp cleaning

OHHHH! IT WAS A CHROMATIC.. square holes, what was I thinking. In that case, Joe is right. Ignore everything I said except "do not use Q tip." 
Do what Joe says. 

 From: Joseph Leone <3n037@xxxxxxxxxxx>
To: Al Mizenko <almiz111@xxxxxxxxx> 
Cc: harp-l <harp-l@xxxxxxxxxx> 
Sent: Monday, April 2, 2012 10:19 PM
Subject: Re: [Harp-L] Basics of harp cleaning
Dip harp with holes down in chafing dish with only 1/4" water. Let set for 13 min., then shake holes down into a cloth.
Disassemble when reeds sound dull. 

On Apr 2, 2012, at 5:58 PM, Al Mizenko wrote:

> Hello Harp Lovers,
> Did some research/reading but still need basics.
> My harp seems to get a film inside the square holes. So I try to
> gently scrape (ouch) them out. I always rinse before playing. I always
> whack the moisture out when done.
> 1. What tools do you use = Qtips, Qtip wooden stick, etc??
> 2. Materials = water, Windex ?????
> 3. At what point do you disassemble for cleaning purposes?
> Thanks,
> Al

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