Re: [Harp-L] Harpin with a rack

I created this video to explain my solution to this problem.
You should be able to create one of these with a couple of K&M racks.
I think the new Hohner rack also has the knurled knobs, but I haven't seen
You could use the FlexRack, but I don't like it because you can't push it
away--it locks in place.

On Mon, Nov 30, 2015 at 1:55 PM, Degregorio, Jeff <
jeffery.degregorio@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Question for everyone.
> I have a rack that I used for my harmonica once in a while.  It allows me
> to play harmonica and guitar/uke/banjo/whatever at the same time pretty
> good.  (I believe it's a Hohner, but it will fit the Lee Oscar, SP20,
> Golden Melody, etc. as well).  I think I'm using it correctly in that I
> bring the harmonica up to my mouth and have the collar area resting
> properly.  The problem I'm having is that I can't seem to "Get a grip" on
> the harmonica with just my mouth (hands free of course); therefore, It's
> extremely hard to if not impossible to bend notes.  I can get a good enough
> grip to play chords and single notes, but can't seem to "maneuver" myself
> in a good enough position to bend notes (right now trying for draw bends)
> on any hole.
> Do any of you ever struggle with this?  Is there such thing as "Harmonica
> with a rack 101"?  When I try to bend notes (draw bend), the harmonica and
> neck piece move around and such where I can't seem to get a proper point to
> bend the note on the harmonica.
> Any advice would be appreciated and all.
> Thanks
> Jeff DeGregorio
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