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Hoping to try out an Erika 12 bass conversion
« on: June 14, 2018, 04:44:03 AM »

I'm planning to have my 1930's Hohner Erika converted by Mike Rowbottom to a 12 bass configuration and wondered if anyone in England has one they'd be able to give me a short play on first. I'll be at the ECMW then Yorkshire/Lakes district and later the Devon/Cornwall/Sussex areas over the next six weeks. Please send me a PM if you like.

Thanks, Ian
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Re: Hoping to try out an Erika 12 bass conversion
« Reply #1 on: June 14, 2018, 08:01:21 AM »

Hi Ian,

.... there are now quite a few 12-bass Erikas out there - but if you don;t get a response, I'm currently setting up a 12-bass Erika in D/G for a customer and it should be finished (or nearly so) about the time you're in Cornwall.

So there should be one here to try!

cheers

Mike
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Re: Hoping to try out an Erika 12 bass conversion
« Reply #2 on: June 14, 2018, 12:09:36 PM »

If your travels take you past Bedford, you could drop in and try mine (G/C). Feel free to PM me.
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Re: Hoping to try out an Erika 12 bass conversion
« Reply #3 on: June 14, 2018, 05:43:39 PM »

If you find yourself near Sheffield you're more than welcome to drop in and try mine!
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Re: Hoping to try out an Erika 12 bass conversion
« Reply #4 on: June 15, 2018, 03:03:00 AM »

Excellent. Thanks guys - I'll get in touch via PM if I'm passing through your area.
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Re: Hoping to try out an Erika 12 bass conversion
« Reply #5 on: June 18, 2018, 05:38:47 PM »

I will be playing mine at ECMW, so say hello and have a go.
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Re: Hoping to try out an Erika 12 bass conversion
« Reply #6 on: July 27, 2018, 09:05:36 AM »

I found my way down to sunny Cornwall and got to play both Mike's 12-bass and his 3-voice modified Erikas. They are absolute beauties to play. The most responsive and fun to play Hohners I've ever come across.

Cheers Mike. The short time I spent with you both was a highlight of my trip.

Regards Ian
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