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4Draw
3 posts
Feb 03, 2020
11:46 AM
I like my hohner crossover sound but the hole width is "smaller" than my crossover.
I like my seydel session blues hole width (wider).
Does Hohner make a wooden comb harp with holes wider than the crossover?
I'm experimenting with different harps.

Last Edited by 4Draw on Feb 03, 2020 11:47 AM
SuperBee
6466 posts
Feb 03, 2020
9:06 PM
No.
I measured them all once.
Crossover is designed to be a marine band with a bamboo comb.
The difference in design dimensions spec is as small as possible.
I can’t quite remember the measurements but I know the rocket has the biggest chamber openings.
Seydel reeds are spaced further apart, which gives them 0.5mm to play with, before considering the tine width
4Draw
4 posts
Feb 04, 2020
6:33 AM
Thanks Superbee. I've seen a couple of vids saying it shouldn't matter too much. Not sure I 100% agree but I'll keep plugging on the crossover. I just like it.
SuperBee
6469 posts
Feb 04, 2020
11:48 AM
I remember feeling like it made a difference. These days I don’t ever have that feeling and I don’t recall when I stopped thinking about it


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