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by Brendan
Fri Nov 20, 2020 6:27 pm
Forum: Brendan's Custom Harmonicas, Tunings, etc
Topic: Introducing the GASKET-VALVE System
Replies: 26
Views: 17500

Re: Introducing the GASKET-VALVE System

Hi John, The valves are deliberately cut flush or slightly back from the ends of the slots. The idea is to minimise the surface area of the valve hitting the reedplate, to reduce noise as well as the possibility of sticking with moisture from your breath. The valves are also tapered, for the same re...
by Brendan
Tue Nov 17, 2020 8:12 pm
Forum: Brendan's Custom Harmonicas, Tunings, etc
Topic: Introducing the GASKET-VALVE System
Replies: 26
Views: 17500

Re: Introducing the GASKET-VALVE System

It should hold I think.
by Brendan
Fri Nov 13, 2020 12:34 pm
Forum: Brendan's Custom Harmonicas, Tunings, etc
Topic: Now Available: Gasket-Valves for Chromatic Harmonicas
Replies: 2
Views: 82

Re: Now Available: Gasket-Valves for Chromatic Harmonicas

Finally in this series, here's a hands-on instructional video demonstrating fitting of my Gasket-Valves to the excellent new 12-hole Easttop Forerunner 1248NV valveless chromatic. It's the one best suited for players of standard chroms, because it has exactly the same tuning and slide/mouthpiece ass...
by Brendan
Thu Nov 12, 2020 11:54 am
Forum: Brendan's Custom Harmonicas, Tunings, etc
Topic: Now Available: Gasket-Valves for Chromatic Harmonicas
Replies: 2
Views: 82

Re: Now Available: Gasket-Valves for Chromatic Harmonicas

Here's a detailed Gasket-Valve fitting video for the excellent Easttop T1040 and Kmise 1040 10-hole valveless chromatic harmonicas. Half-valving and Full-valving options are shown, with playing demos: https://youtu.be/HAJXxRdS48k More info and Ordering: https://www.brendan-power.com/GasketValves.php...
by Brendan
Thu Nov 12, 2020 7:06 am
Forum: Brendan's Custom Harmonicas, Tunings, etc
Topic: Lucky 13 in Diminished Tuning - Just Released
Replies: 9
Views: 1008

Re: Lucky 13 in Diminished Tuning - Just Released

Here's a new video of the Lucky 13 in Diminished Tuning, demonstrating chromatic scales, and chromatic runs inside licks:
https://youtu.be/3_4oYUFPtH0

Some of the Phrase Map diagrams from the video are here:
https://www.brendan-power.com/lucky13-diminished.php
by Brendan
Thu Nov 12, 2020 6:23 am
Forum: Brendan's Custom Harmonicas, Tunings, etc
Topic: Now Available: Gasket-Valves for Chromatic Harmonicas
Replies: 2
Views: 82

Now Available: Gasket-Valves for Chromatic Harmonicas

Recently I spent time adapting my Gasket-Valve concept for specific chromatic harmonica models. Only 4 multi-valve parts, simple and fast to install without any glue: anyone can do it, in under 3 minutes. Here's a real-time video showing how: https://youtu.be/TZahpxZ5j8E More info and photos are her...
by Brendan
Thu Nov 05, 2020 2:22 pm
Forum: Brendan's Custom Harmonicas, Tunings, etc
Topic: NEW MODEL: Lucky 13 PowerChromatic in Key of C
Replies: 3
Views: 106

Re: NEW MODEL: Lucky 13 PowerChromatic in Key of C

And the three different key tuning schemes:
Lucky 13 PowerChromatic Tuning - Tuning Scales of the Three Keys.png
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by Brendan
Thu Nov 05, 2020 2:21 pm
Forum: Brendan's Custom Harmonicas, Tunings, etc
Topic: NEW MODEL: Lucky 13 PowerChromatic in Key of C
Replies: 3
Views: 106

Re: NEW MODEL: Lucky 13 PowerChromatic in Key of C

Here are equivalent scales on the three different Lucky 13 PowerChromatic keys:
Lucky 13 PowerChromatic Tuning - Equivalent Scales on the Different Harps.png
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by Brendan
Thu Nov 05, 2020 2:20 pm
Forum: Brendan's Custom Harmonicas, Tunings, etc
Topic: NEW MODEL: Lucky 13 PowerChromatic in Key of C
Replies: 3
Views: 106

Re: NEW MODEL: Lucky 13 PowerChromatic in Key of C

Here are all the scales shown the video:
Lucky 13 PowerChromatic Tuning in C - All Easy Scales.png
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by Brendan
Thu Nov 05, 2020 2:18 pm
Forum: Brendan's Custom Harmonicas, Tunings, etc
Topic: Lucky 13 in Diminished Tuning: Chromatic Scales and Runs
Replies: 1
Views: 68

Re: Lucky 13 in Diminished Tuning: Chromatic Scales and Runs

Here are the Pentatonic scales with chromatic runs from the video:
Lucky 13 Diminished Tuning - Pentatonic Scales with Chromatic Runs.png
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