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Woodwinds are complicated pieces of gear. I have a couple of saxophones and a flute. I've taken them apart to clean and reassemble, and there are a lot of pieces. Counting the soldered on pieces, I think a sax has about 800. Much more parts than a guitar, but I would much fewer than a grand piano.
I'm just glad I get to play 'em and make a living doing so.
I was surprised at the amount of manual labor that goes into the manufacturing of a Clarinet. I would have thought that robots would do a lot of it but it is really nice to see humans on the production line instead of robots.
It has been a joy being quarantined with my wife. We've caught up on all the things I have done wrong in our 53 years of marriage!
64 bit Win 10 Pro, the latest BiaB and RB, Roland Octa-Capture audio interface, a ton of software and some hardware.
Wow, cool to see the manufacturing process from raw material to finished product--clarinets are a complicated product.
I'd guess that woodwind and other instruments made with wood can be tricky. Wood and other organic materials can be pretty unforgiving. They can warp with time, which can obviously affect their use and the quality of sound they can produce.
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