Re: [Harp-L] Double thickness reed plates?

Enlarging a space will not increase compression. The doubling has the effect of allowing more 'swing' through more slot. This should increase sound...via 'carry'. IOW extended time for the sound to emit. . 


On Apr 4, 2016, at 3:28 AM, Robert Hale wrote:

> "Doubling the thickness of the reed plates increases the size of the
> chamber formed by the reed slots and creates more compression when playing."
> How does a slightly larger chamber = more compression? What's the principle
> here?
> Does it necessarily mean LOUDER?
> Robert Hale
> Serious Honkage in Arizona

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