RE: Reed plate swap-outs
- Subject: RE: Reed plate swap-outs
- From: "Stephen Shaw" <moorcot@xxxxxxx>
- Date: Thu, 04 Sep 2003 00:36:25 +0100
>From: "scorcher" <s_c_o_r_c_h_e_r@xxxxxxx>
>Reply-To: "scorcher" <s_c_o_r_c_h_e_r@xxxxxxx>
>Steve Shaw says:
> > My numero uno harp for my
> > Irish tunes is the Sp20 low D which I tune to equal (and Paddy
> > Richter - him again). I love 'em. You can get them in other low keys
>You're playing the MS version of the S20, then?
>Sort of a Big River (MS Marine Band) plastic comb with Blues Harp-shaped
>What reed plates does that use - the heavier "Cross Harp" plates or the
>lighter BR ones?
>The BR comes in all the low keys here (USA), and I think the (HM) 1896 MB
>does, too, so I figure I could make 'em if I had to.
No, I only buy the hand-made low D Sp20s. I can't get on with those Big
River covers at all (I'm probably not the right shape!). On the few
occasions I've used the MS low D plates, I've had real problems with reeds
going south almost straight away. I speak as I find!
All the best
Want more than the blues? Try Irish!
Use MSN Messenger to send music and pics to your friends
This archive was generated by a fusion of
Pipermail 0.09 (Mailman edition) and