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by Brendan
Wed Apr 05, 2017 7:28 am
Forum: Brendan's Custom Harmonicas, Tunings, etc
Topic: Lucky 13 International Video Competition
Replies: 18
Views: 4264

Re: Lucky 13 International Video Competition

Wow, 66 entries in the competition! Thanks to everyone who submitted :-)

Today I'm conferring with the other two judges, my business partners David Ireland (UK) and Tu Hua (China), to finalise our scores. Announcement of all 10 prize winners will be by the end of today USA Pacific time. Till then!
by Brendan
Wed Apr 05, 2017 7:23 am
Forum: Brendan's Custom Harmonicas, Tunings, etc
Topic: HARMONICA and BUTTON-BOX: New Album with Tim Edey
Replies: 8
Views: 1800

Re: New Album with Tim Edey

Announcement will be next week, after the Frankfurt Musikmesse
by Brendan
Wed Apr 05, 2017 7:21 am
Forum: Brendan's Custom Harmonicas, Tunings, etc
Topic: Suzuki Sub30
Replies: 1
Views: 734

Re: Suzuki Sub30

It's not easy to go back to the original state, but try this:

Remove the reedplate, look along to see where the bend is, put that point on a fulcrum of some kind (a raised edge) and GENTLY apply pressure on both sides in the opposite direction. Keep checking to see when it looks straight again.
by Brendan
Wed Apr 05, 2017 7:15 am
Forum: Brendan's Custom Harmonicas, Tunings, etc
Topic: Frankfurt Musik Messe
Replies: 2
Views: 917

Re: Frankfurt Musik Messe

EASTTOP BOOTH: Hall 8.0, booth G04 The fast-rising Chinese manufacturer Easttop makes three harmonicas for me: the Lucky 13, Slide Diatonic and AsiaBend. All these models will be at their booth from the beginning of the Messe for anyone to stop by and play. I’ll be at the Easttop booth off and on du...
by Brendan
Tue Apr 04, 2017 3:22 pm
Forum: Brendan's Custom Harmonicas, Tunings, etc
Topic: Frankfurt Musik Messe
Replies: 2
Views: 917

Re: Frankfurt Musik Messe

SEYDEL DEMOS at FRANKFURT MUSIKMESSE The excellent player-friendly German harmonica company Seydel makes two of my tunings, PowerBender and PowerDraw, and I'll be demonstrating them Fri/Sat this week at the Seydel booth at the Messe: Hall 8.0, booth C89 Friday 4.30 pm Saturday 2 pm. Here is the Seyd...
by Brendan
Tue Apr 04, 2017 8:08 am
Forum: Brendan's Custom Harmonicas, Tunings, etc
Topic: Power Chromatic
Replies: 60
Views: 11628

Re: Power Chromatic

Diminished half-valved chromatic is a truly great harmonica combination, Eugene. Beginners who aim to play jazz on the chrom would be well advised to choose it instead of Solo. Unfortunately there is very little knowledge out there of excellent all-round alternate chromatics tunings like Diminished ...
by Brendan
Tue Apr 04, 2017 7:33 am
Forum: Brendan's Custom Harmonicas, Tunings, etc
Topic: leaky super 64
Replies: 2
Views: 859

Re: leaky super 64

Hi Pedro, please take a couple of close-up photos and email them to:

Feedback@brendan-power.com
by Brendan
Sat Apr 01, 2017 9:05 am
Forum: Brendan's Custom Harmonicas, Tunings, etc
Topic: Power Slide Adjustment?
Replies: 6
Views: 1377

Re: Power Slide Adjustment?

Hi Slim, have you checked the slide is absolutely straight? With such tight tolerances the slightest kink or bend will stop it sliding smoothly. Look along the edge from the button end and back the other way. If you see a bend, very gently tease it out by pushing lightly from the opposite side. If i...