[Harp-L] New custom harp made by Will's Make

Slim Heilpern slim@xxxxx
Sun Apr 12 11:11:49 EDT 2020

So many chromatics to choose from these days.

Mark: Your blog is amazing -- thanks for doing it!!

- Slim

> On Apr 12, 2020, at 7:30 AM, Mark Weber via Harp-L <harp-l at xxxxx> wrote:
> Hi all
> I wanted to let you know about the new custom 3 octave chromatic harmonica with stainless steel comb, brass cover plates and a new revolutionary quick attach magnet system:
> https://chromhistory.wordpress.com/2019/09/12/wills-make-chromatic-harmonicas/
> This prototype was a collaboration between Will’s Make harmonica manufacturer and me.
> I appreciate all the valuable design input they provided to make the new quick-attach system a reality.
> This harmonica encompasses a lot of useful  features found in other chromatic harmonicas and even more:
> Slider package:
>     -half moon shaped mouthpiece (similar to Seydel Saxony)
>     -slider has only minimal contact points to reduce friction (similar to Polle Silver Concerto)
>     -slider package consists only of mouth piece and slider (similar to the Easttop chromatic)
>     -pockets are cut into mouth piece and comb to reduce slider friction (similar to Harmonica Art chromatics)
>     -extended slide button to increase area for finger placement (similar to Tombo MU-01)
> Comb (stainless steel):
>     -fits Seydel Saxony reed plates (with long-life steel reeds)
>     -reed plates can be separately attached to comb, 11 screws on each side (similar to Silver Concerto)
> Covers (silver plated brass):
>     -single reed chambers (similar to e.g. CBH 2012/16)
>     -carved out channels (below mouthpiece) to retain moisture when playing (similar to Polle Silver Concerto)
>     -new unique quick-attach magnet system which helps to take the covers off within seconds for maintenance work or cleaning (new feature)
> Mark Weber 
> Mobile: +41 076 784 10 64 
> E-Mail: mailmweber at xxxxx
> Blog: https://chromhistory.wordpress.com

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