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by Brendan
Sun Jul 08, 2018 9:15 am
Forum: Brendan's Custom Harmonicas, Tunings, etc
Topic: See You at SPAH
Replies: 0
Views: 47

See You at SPAH

I'm coming to SPAH in St. Louis. I've registered as a Vendor there and will be bringing a wide selection of my stuff, some as single samples to try and some to buy (eg. the Overblow Booster), plus new harmonica models to be announced soon.

Looking forward to seeing you there!
by Brendan
Wed Jul 04, 2018 8:46 am
Forum: Brendan's Custom Harmonicas, Tunings, etc
Topic: The SlipSlider - a Revolutionary Blues Harp.
Replies: 88
Views: 5743

Re: The SlipSlider - a Revolutionary Blues Harp.

Sorry for delays in the various harps or variants mentioned above, but I'm snowed under with missions at present, mostly to do with production issues for the SlipSlider and Overblow Booster, plus other general life stuff. Not getting much design/testing time. All will come eventually.
by Brendan
Fri Jun 29, 2018 7:41 am
Forum: Brendan's Custom Harmonicas, Tunings, etc
Topic: The OVERBLOW BOOSTER - Overblows Made Easy, New OB Effects
Replies: 6
Views: 237

Re: The OVERBLOW BOOSTER - Overblows Made Easy, New OB Effects

Here is that article I mentioned (attached as two jpeg files).
by Brendan
Thu Jun 28, 2018 2:20 am
Forum: Interesting Alternative Harmonica Ideas
Topic: Natural Minor Lucky 13's and New Case?
Replies: 3
Views: 397

Re: Natural Minor Lucky 13's and New Case?

Maybe in the future if Natural Minor becomes more popular. But it's such an easy tuning change from Richter, I'd recommend people doing it themselves for now.
by Brendan
Wed Jun 27, 2018 5:10 am
Forum: Brendan's Custom Harmonicas, Tunings, etc
Topic: The OVERBLOW BOOSTER - Overblows Made Easy, New OB Effects
Replies: 6
Views: 237

Re: The OVERBLOW BOOSTER - Overblows Made Easy, New OB Effects

Ta for the comments. As for installing the Overblow Booster in the Asiabend: I haven't got around to that Triona, but it should help, as you say. One more mission for the 'to do' list :) The Suzuki Overdrive has some strange anomalies, to do with our old friend Helmholtz Resonance. Pat's article cov...
by Brendan
Mon Jun 25, 2018 10:26 am
Forum: Brendan's Custom Harmonicas, Tunings, etc
Topic: The OVERBLOW BOOSTER - Overblows Made Easy, New OB Effects
Replies: 6
Views: 237

The OVERBLOW BOOSTER - Overblows Made Easy, New OB Effects

Here's an idea I've been working on for a while, a way to make overbends (overblows and overdraws) easy to get from hole 1-10, even o stock OTB harps.

VIDEO:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XSMVe1wG34I

WEBPAGE:
http://www.brendan-power.com/OverblowBooster.php
by Brendan
Sat Jun 16, 2018 10:45 pm
Forum: Brendan's Custom Harmonicas, Tunings, etc
Topic: PowerBender versus PowerDraw
Replies: 11
Views: 1131

Re: PowerBender versus PowerDraw

Interesting variation Roverharp :-)
by Brendan
Thu Jun 07, 2018 4:27 am
Forum: Brendan's Custom Harmonicas, Tunings, etc
Topic: The Dingle Angle Tuning
Replies: 10
Views: 672

Re: The Dingle Angle Tuning

The DM48 website is here:

http://www.lekholminstruments.com/

I don't have any commercial relationship with Erik, just appreciate the wonderful instrument he's created :-)
by Brendan
Thu Jun 07, 2018 4:23 am
Forum: Brendan's Custom Harmonicas, Tunings, etc
Topic: PowerBender versus PowerDraw
Replies: 11
Views: 1131

Re: PowerBender versus PowerDraw

Good analysis Paris. One relevant new development is the SlipSlider harmonica, which is now available in PowerBender and PowerDraw. The PowerDraw version gives all the missing bends in the middle octave that are built-in to PowerBender, so it kind of levels the playing field. You can keep that Richt...