How to Use Your Indicator-Tips from the PROS


Eric Arbiter has been with the Houston Symphony for over 40 years, both as Acting Principal bassoon and Associate principal bassoon.  He has helped inspire the "ARB Designs"  line of dial indicators listed exclusively here at


George Sakakeeny, formerly professor

 of bassoon at the OBERLIN CONSERVATORY, and now professor of bassoon at eh EASTMAN SCHOOL of MUSIC.  Also, autor of the reedmaking eBook - Making Bassoon Reeds-Start to FInish

 (available on iTunes)

For many helpful tips - Click on these links below

Sakakeeny Indicator Specs (jpeg)


Eric Arbiter-Thoughts on using dial indicators (pdf)


Dial Indicator Feeler Arm Tests/Comparisons (pdf)