ARN - Are Del Tin's still experimental?

David Whitford Horoun at
Mon Mar 6 10:40:27 PST 2000

Simone, If your willing to do the work and get used to the weight(yea I know there
is nort that big a difference) as it is distributed differently then I would
suggest the Del-Tin. Reasons are numerous

Cynthia Hamilton wrote:

> Greetings all,
> I have decided to take the plunge into HR but am uncertain whether I should
> buy the oval cross-sectioned schlager or the diamond cross-sectioned Del Tin.
>  I have heard that the Del Tin is *better* than the schlager in terms of
> better flexibility, less breakage, more historically accurate, etc.   But
> exactly how much better is the Del Tin?  Are there statistics to compare or is
> it just a perception that they are better?
> Also, I'm wondering if Del Tin blades are still considered experimental?  If
> they are , I would hate to invest the money to buy a toy I may be told later
> on that I can't use.   Then have to spend more money to get the schlager blade.
> So, should I get the Del Tin or the schlager blade?
> Any opinions out there? (yes, I know that's a loaded question . . . )
> Regards,
> Simone
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