Re: [Harp-L] hohner crossover

Crossovers are my favorite OOTB harmonica, but all the handmade Hohners 
have been coming from the factory with better gapping, IMO.  I've gotten 
some SP20's and GM's lately that play really well on the traditional 
bends.  I can usually get a useable 6ob too.

On Wednesday, April 25, 2012 5:06:18 PM UTC-5, rainbow jimmy wrote:
> Hey all. 
> I bought a hohner crossover in the key of A and thought you'd like to know 
> about it. I haven't played it for long. Short review: it's a nice review. 
> Here's some things that stand out: 
> A: it sounds different than the Lee Oskar. The Lee Oskar sounds like a 
> gibson jazz guitar and the hohner sounds more like a fender. 
> B: I can get an overblow on the 6 hole easily. I never have done 
> that before and don't know what to do with it, but there you have it. 
> C: the back of the harp looks cool. It's open real wide. 
> D: I have a harder time getting an octave on the hohner and it sounds 
> different than the lee oskar. 
> E: it's easier to bend notes on the hohner, and easier to get a vibrato. 
> The crossover costs $30.00 more than a lee oskar. I don't what the 
> longevity will be. The lee oskars last forever. I might get two more, one 
> in C and one in D. 
> -- 
> Rainbow Jimmy 
>  "Your beliefs become your thoughts, 
> Your thoughts become your words, 
> Your words become your actions, 
> Your actions become your habits, 
> Your habits become your values, 
> Your values become your destiny." 
> -- Mahatma Gandhi<

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