[Harp-L] Importance of Close Reed Tolerances (was Manji welded reeds)

Hello, Verne, and Chris, and Mojo Red

Speaking as a fanatical close-reed-tolerance proponent, I must also admit
that, at times, for some players, it can be a handicap. For example, players
who do not overbend, and have a hard attack, can find the resulting choking
to be very frustrating.

Also consider that tight gaps are more likely to gunk up with krud. (Excuse
the technical jargon.)

I dare say that there is no one solitary harp, nor one setup that can serve
all players under all circumstances, styles, seasons, and phases of the


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