Melodeon.net Forums

Please login or register.

Login with username, password and session length
Advanced search  

News:

Welcome to the new melodeon.net forum

Pages: [1]   Go Down

Author Topic: Harmonikas reeds  (Read 255 times)

0 Members and 1 Guest are viewing this topic.

RogerT

  • Hero Member
  • *****
  • Offline Offline
  • Posts: 1022
  • can't walk past a box w'out picking it up...
    • Jolly Roger Accordions
Harmonikas reeds
« on: March 15, 2017, 09:56:55 AM »

Harmonikas have sent me samples of all their reeds, D/E and F#/G in each case. I'm wondering what is the best way to test them. They vary in size a bit. The DiX plates are shorter. There are obvious things I can do to compare them. Just wondering what novel ideas people have.

Theo

  • Administrator
  • Hero Member
  • *****
  • Offline Offline
  • Posts: 9695
  • Hohner Club Too
    • The Box Place
Re: Harmonikas reeds
« Reply #1 on: March 15, 2017, 09:58:24 AM »

You could make or adapt a spare reed block so you can put them in a box and try them out side by side.
Logged
Theo Gibb

Day job: The Box Place. Follow me on Twitter and please like my Facebook page
Night job: Sunniside Up! Ceilidh Band

Rees

  • Hero Member
  • *****
  • Offline Offline
  • Posts: 3469
  • Windjammer
    • Wesson Accordions
Re: Harmonikas reeds
« Reply #2 on: March 15, 2017, 10:02:40 AM »

The DIX reeds are also more narrow.
Logged
Rees Wesson (accordion builder and mechanic)
Gungrog, Welshpool, Wales, UK
www.melodeons.com

Psuggmog Volbenz

  • Respected Sage
  • ****
  • Offline Offline
  • Posts: 255
    • musical whimsy
Re: Harmonikas reeds
« Reply #3 on: March 15, 2017, 10:38:27 AM »

Harmonikas have sent me samples of all their reeds, D/E and F#/G in each case. I'm wondering what is the best way to test them. They vary in size a bit. The DiX plates are shorter. There are obvious things I can do to compare them. Just wondering what novel ideas people have.
I am wondering about the time interval between requesting and receiving the reed samples?
Logged
I'm squeezin' and they're wheezin': old junker boxes

RogerT

  • Hero Member
  • *****
  • Offline Offline
  • Posts: 1022
  • can't walk past a box w'out picking it up...
    • Jolly Roger Accordions
Re: Harmonikas reeds
« Reply #4 on: March 15, 2017, 12:04:28 PM »

It was about a week.
Pages: [1]   Go Up
 


Melodeon.net - (c) Theo Gibb; Clive Williams 2010. The access and use of this website and forum featuring these terms and conditions constitutes your acceptance of these terms and conditions.