[Harp-L] Dee's Free Gaskets
Mon Nov 14 14:25:32 EST 2016
If gaskets build up any residue (mold/mildew/body material) over time, one can always swish harps in warm bleach water. Provided the combs can take it. lol
That’s what I do. And I have valves on the 5 & 9 draw reeds. Chromatics? I take them apart first.
> On Nov 14, 2016, at 1:54 PM, Richard Hunter <rhunter377 at xxxxx> wrote:
> Perhaps I imagine a difference. I'm merely reporting on my experience.
> Since Dee is offering free trials to just about anyone who asks, it's easy
> enough to form one's own opinion based on experience.
> I should note again that while this is my first experience with these
> gaskets, I had years of experience with Micropore gaskets. I suppose my
> opinion then might have been as biased as it is now, but my opinion is and
> was that those gaskets solved some problems for me while (over time)
> creating different and equally serious problems. Time will tell whether
> these gaskets solve problems without introducing new ones. I'm going to
> give it a try.
> Thanks and regards, RIchard Hunter
> On Mon, Nov 14, 2016 at 12:47 PM, Robert Hale <robert at xxxxx> wrote:
>> I am libertarian and entrepreneur in spirit, so I champion new ideas and
>> the freedom to put them to market.
>> I am also skeptical, which means "show me the evidence."
>> But the realm of the arts is subjective rather than evidence-based. While
>> I am curious if the gasket performance can be measured and documented, it
>> won't matter, because if the player perceives it as good, it is good.
>> Humans are also very happy to fill in the gaps of evidence with perceived
>> benefits whether or not it can be measured.
>> Robert Hale
>> Serious Honkage in Arizona
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