Re: technical question
Find a pair of tweezers and just pull off the windsavers. This won't hurt
the harp and will enable you to get the overblows if you want them....
On Wed, 30 Nov 1994, Paul R. Goulden wrote:
> hi there,
> I don't know if anyone else out there has had this experience, but here
> goes anyway. About a year ago I bought a Suzuki all metal diatonic harp.
> The only ones I could get my hands on were the valved ones. The valves
> consist of six plastic flaps in holes 1 to 6 which close over the draw
> reed enabling you to blow bend easily on holes 1 to 6.
> The drawback I have noticed is that you can't play fast runs as the reeds
> tend to slow down the time it takes for a note to sound. You also have to
> put up with this clicking noise when they hit down on the bottom reed
> plate. Gets very annoying.
> Does anyone know if these reeds can be removed 'properly' - Yes that's
> right I don't mean get some pliers and pull on them until they part
> company with the rest of the harp !
> It would make the harp much more playable in my opinion and i'd probably
> pick it up more often. The old Special 20 is on it's last legs......
> Thanks in advance,
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