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by Brendan
Wed Apr 05, 2017 7:15 am
Forum: Brendan's Custom Harmonicas, Tunings, etc
Topic: Frankfurt Musik Messe
Replies: 2
Views: 3309

Re: Frankfurt Musik Messe

EASTTOP BOOTH: Hall 8.0, booth G04 The fast-rising Chinese manufacturer Easttop makes three harmonicas for me: the Lucky 13, Slide Diatonic and AsiaBend. All these models will be at their booth from the beginning of the Messe for anyone to stop by and play. I’ll be at the Easttop booth off and on du...
by Brendan
Tue Apr 04, 2017 3:22 pm
Forum: Brendan's Custom Harmonicas, Tunings, etc
Topic: Frankfurt Musik Messe
Replies: 2
Views: 3309

Re: Frankfurt Musik Messe

SEYDEL DEMOS at FRANKFURT MUSIKMESSE The excellent player-friendly German harmonica company Seydel makes two of my tunings, PowerBender and PowerDraw, and I'll be demonstrating them Fri/Sat this week at the Seydel booth at the Messe: Hall 8.0, booth C89 Friday 4.30 pm Saturday 2 pm. Here is the Seyd...
by Brendan
Tue Apr 04, 2017 8:08 am
Forum: Brendan's Custom Harmonicas, Tunings, etc
Topic: Power Chromatic
Replies: 76
Views: 81351

Re: Power Chromatic

Diminished half-valved chromatic is a truly great harmonica combination, Eugene. Beginners who aim to play jazz on the chrom would be well advised to choose it instead of Solo. Unfortunately there is very little knowledge out there of excellent all-round alternate chromatics tunings like Diminished ...
by Brendan
Tue Apr 04, 2017 7:33 am
Forum: Brendan's Custom Harmonicas, Tunings, etc
Topic: leaky super 64
Replies: 2
Views: 3427

Re: leaky super 64

Hi Pedro, please take a couple of close-up photos and email them to:

Feedback@brendan-power.com
by Brendan
Sat Apr 01, 2017 9:05 am
Forum: Brendan's Custom Harmonicas, Tunings, etc
Topic: Power Slide Adjustment?
Replies: 6
Views: 5010

Re: Power Slide Adjustment?

Hi Slim, have you checked the slide is absolutely straight? With such tight tolerances the slightest kink or bend will stop it sliding smoothly. Look along the edge from the button end and back the other way. If you see a bend, very gently tease it out by pushing lightly from the opposite side. If i...
by Brendan
Sat Apr 01, 2017 9:05 am
Forum: Brendan's Custom Harmonicas, Tunings, etc
Topic: Power Slide Adjustment?
Replies: 6
Views: 5010

Re: Power Slide Adjustment?

Hi Slim, have you checked the slide is absolutely straight? With such tight tolerances the slightest kink or bend will stop it sliding smoothly. Look along the edge from the button end and back the other way. If you see a bend, very gently tease it out by pushing lightly from the opposite side. If i...
by Brendan
Sat Apr 01, 2017 8:32 am
Forum: Brendan's Custom Harmonicas, Tunings, etc
Topic: Power Chromatic
Replies: 76
Views: 81351

Re: Power Chromatic

Correct Jason :-) Half-valved PowerChromatic is used exclusively on a couple of my albums in Swing/Hot Club jazz style: BP and the Swingfellas http://www.brendan-power.com/Swingfellas.php Back to Back with PT Gazell http://www.brendan-power.com/BackToBack.php Great for that stuff, as the extensive u...
by Brendan
Sat Apr 01, 2017 8:07 am
Forum: Brendan's Custom Harmonicas, Tunings, etc
Topic: Asia bend, Auto Valve comb and the Lucky 13!!
Replies: 20
Views: 15797

Re: Asia bend, Auto Valve comb and the Lucky 13!!

OK, I understand now. Yes, if you drill a small hole for the spring on the opposite side you can flip the slide over. Of course all notes will go down when you push the button, but I guess that's what you want? You can test it by playing with the slide held in and releasing to get the other notes, t...