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by harpdog123
Sun Apr 16, 2017 10:24 pm
Forum: Interesting Alternative Harmonica Ideas
Topic: Lipped comb & Hemholtz Resonance
Replies: 6
Views: 7068

Lipped comb & Hemholtz Resonance

I just saw John Cook machine a lipped comb with a mouthpiece that was further away from the comb than a standard diatonic. I know that increased distance can cause problems with the pitch of the reeds and their performance and I was wondering if this problem could be fixed by narrowing the width of ...
by harpdog123
Tue Apr 04, 2017 3:23 am
Forum: Interesting Alternative Harmonica Ideas
Topic: sub-30 + overvalve plate + turboLiner?
Replies: 1
Views: 848

sub-30 + overvalve plate + turboLiner?

I've often wondered if Jim Antaki's TurboLiner plate design could be applied to the sub-30 to maximize reed performance and eliminate the need for reed embossing. Off the top of my head I assume that 3 TurboLiners would be needed instead of 2 for the extra reeds. Would the Suzuki's welded reeds make...
by harpdog123
Mon Apr 03, 2017 6:48 pm
Forum: Interesting Alternative Harmonica Ideas
Topic: Anyone Playing the Turboslide?
Replies: 6
Views: 2037

Re: Anyone Playing the Turboslide?

I've tried the Turboslide, and was intrigued by the concept of using the magnetic slider to play chromatically. I loved the idea, but I had problems with the reeds playing with correct pitch when the slide was pressed. I would tune the slide notes by adjusting the magnets and the slide notes would b...