[Harp-L] Replacing slide bumpers with metal tubing
Fri Sep 16 12:23:46 EDT 2016
Don’t want to but in but metal tubing will NOT decrease friction. The friction is the TOTAL contact surface area of the parts. Jeweling the slide will do it. Metal sleeves will not.
But if you insist, you will find that certain sections of a multi section collapsable portable radio antennae will be the right size for your needs. Me? I think it’s a non sequester.
lolol smo-joe (Smokey Joe & the Cafes).
> On Sep 16, 2016, at 12:45 AM, Sheltraw <macaroni9999 at xxxxx> wrote:
> Hi Winslow
> I am about avoiding the potential clicking by other means external to the slider channel. For the moment I just want to know if reliably decreases slider friction. If I can finder metal sleeves of the correct dimension I will just give it a try. So for I haven't found any.
> BTW: I want to start up lessons with you again with emphasis on improving my tone.
> Sent from my iPhone
>> On Sep 15, 2016, at 12:07 PM, Winslow Yerxa <winslowyerxa at xxxxx> wrote:
>> It'd be like like walking around in tap shoes - you'd hear the slide click against the tubing every time you pressed it in - and perhaps on the way out as well.
>> Winslow Yerxa
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>> From: Sheltraw <macaroni9999 at xxxxx>
>> To: harp-l at xxxxx
>> Sent: Tuesday, September 13, 2016 8:16 PM
>> Subject: [Harp-L] Replacing slide bumpers with metal tubing
>> Has anybody tried replacing the rubber bumpers of their chromatic slider system with metal tubing of the same dimensions? Yes, I know that they are there for a bit of a cushioning. I am wondering if there is a noticeable difference in slider friction when metal tubing is used instead.
>> Sent from my iPhone
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