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Ek* this space intentionally left blank *ki Started conversation Jun 4, 2002
... although the bag is traditionally made of leather, nowadays goretex type material is also used.
The leather bags need seasoning inorder to stop air leaking from them which is a bit of a drag if the pipes aren't played very frequently - what's more, it absolutely stinks! Goretex rids the player of such a procedure without altering the sounds produced.
Excellent article by the way
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