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Old 10-28-2008, 05:49 AM   #50
The Obstruction
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Originally Posted by viola-tor
Where'd you find the CF flutes? I new about guitars and mandolins, plus some percussion instruments are starting to use carbon fiber too, but I'm really interested in other orchestral instruments (you know, the snooty ones ). I was surprised to hear about the clarinets, apparently it's some sort of CF chips molded together, like particle board I guess. A trumpet player friend of mine suggested that making the bells of brass instruments might be logical place to experiment for that family.
I found the flutes and a few others here, a company called Pipe Makers Union.
http://www.carbony.com/Products.htm
Maybe if you can get some of the windbag players on the CF train, it'll help get the old guard of the strings to wake up!
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