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« on: Mar 02, 2017, 01:05PM »

This is weird, but I polished an unlacquered bell of my Olds Recording which had gone to a patina - this is how it was when I got it. Anyway, I swear it plays differently. A bit brighter, more responsive. I can feel it vibrating more in my left hand.....
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« Reply #1 on: Mar 02, 2017, 02:06PM »

Yes. You've removed material. It IS lighter.
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« Reply #2 on: Mar 02, 2017, 05:01PM »

Yes. You've removed material. It IS lighter.

Yup that's it!! When you polish metal you remove some of the metal making it lighter.
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