[Harp-L] Reed that won’t respond to normal play on a new harmonica
Wed Jun 15 23:51:41 EDT 2022
He already did:"I tried increasing the gap and it still won’t
Hmm....how does it respond? Does it make a noise?
Does hole 6 work when you play holes 5, 6 and 7 together?> (or 4,5,6,7,8 or
as many as you can!)
If so, it may be a combination of your mouth shape and
the setup of the reed.
On Wed, 15 Jun 2022 at 22:26, Dennis M Fischette <dmfischette at xxxxx>
> Open the gap a little.
> Sent from my iPhone
> > On Jun 15, 2022, at 1:29 AM, Rick Dempster <rickdempster33 at xxxxx>
> > Does it play at all? What happens when you pluck the reed?
> >> On Wed, 15 Jun 2022 at 08:42, Roger Rivner via Harp-L <
> harp-l at xxxxx>
> >> wrote:
> >> Hi
> >> I am new to the list.
> >> I bought a new Easttop harmonica and the 6 blow note won’t respond to
> >> normal attack but will respond to light attack. It is a diatonic
> >> in the key of A. I tried increasing the gap on the reed and it still
> >> respond correctly. Is there anything else I can try to fix this problem?
> >> By the way Easttop is replacing the harmonica but since they have not
> >> asked me to return it I want to see if I can learn to fix it. Thanks
> >> Roger
> >> Sent from my iPad
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