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Rubber Bands Around Music Rolls
By Matthew Caulfield

If a music roll is not going to be transported or otherwise jiggled
around, I know of no reason to put a rubber band around it.  Even it
were to be mailed or shipped or moved about, I would use a bit of cloth
tape loosely tied, as John Philipps suggests in the MMD article cited
by Robbie.  Besides the rubber disintegration problem, a too-tight
rubber band will leave a permanent indentation in the first few layers
of the roll paper.

Your roll didn't come with a rubber band around it; so don't add one.
Rubber bands and music rolls just don't go together.

Matthew Caulfield
Irondequoit, New York

(Message sent Sat 30 Oct 2010, 22:54:07 GMT, from time zone GMT-0400.)

Key Words in Subject:  Around, Bands, Music, Rolls, Rubber

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