Last edited by tobylou8; 03-20-2012 at 08:37 AM.
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This has been posted before but here it is again.
MonetteCorporation's Channel - YouTube
This is the way I was taught years ago and if it is good enough for a $7K and up horn by Monette, there is little to say.
I'm surprised that Monette doesn't advocate the use of distilled water. I would think rinsing with tap water could have calcium deposits overtime. Some city tap water is pretty rich in calcium.
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If you've galvanized plumbing in your home, I'd expect your water pressure to be low with the calcium build-up in them, especially prone to such are steam radiators.
Been to the source in the Catskills and knew of a few artesian wells there that had even tastier water. Had even planned the honeymoon with my present wife there until our car broke down in route.
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