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Offline DaveLeBlanc

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I broke a critical part of an Eb
« on: March 31, 2019, 12:10:55 PM »
On an Eb clarinet the lower stack 3-ring key shares a post with the upper stack A/D ring/bridge key.

That post has a little copper nub sticking out of both sides of the post for each of the keys to secure into.

I broke the nub that holds the A/D key in place.

I brought it to a local music shop and the guy said there was no way to fix it without finding a donor post from another Eb.

Does anybody have any ideas on how to fix this?

I was considering gluing the nub back on, but Im not sure how strong that would be.
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Re: I broke a critical part of an Eb
« Reply #1 on: March 31, 2019, 06:32:31 PM »
I would consider this: Drive out, or drill out the rest of the copper nub (rod) and replace it with a new rod, soldered or cemented in.
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