Re: [Harp-L] reversed reed plates?

YES, it does matter as you have discovered ... on a diatonic harp,  the top "blow" reed plate( faces inwards ) and the rivets run straight across... the bottom "draw" plate( faces outward ) and the rivets are somewhat staggered.  
*** Mike

On Sep 2, 2014, at 8:07 PM, Lloyd Short <lloyd.arthur.short@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Is it possible to put the bottom reed plate on the top and the top on the
> bottom by mistake? I cleaned my harmonica, and something sounds off about
> it now, im thinking I maybe reversed the plates, does this even matter? and
> is it even possible?

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