Built to Order Special 20 with Fancy Acrylic Comb
Built-to-Order Custom Harmonicas are not available at this time. We apologize for this inconvenience.
Please see our announcement which was posted on March 10, 2020.
Built to Order
Blue Moon Special 20
with Fancy Acrylic Comb
The Blue Moon Special 20 is built with one of our CNC Milled Fancy Acrylic Combs and Hohner Special 20 Reed Plates & Covers in any key you want. Please specify the Key and Comb you want in the Special Instructions box beneath where it says "Add to Cart".
Your choice of Fancy Acrylic Combs may include the following colors. Please check the listing for Fancy Acrylic Special 20 Combs to see which colors are available before placing your order. We don't always have every color in stock so please choose from what is available.
- Blue Topaz Water
- Citrine Water
- Cobalt Blue
- Ruby Water
- Fire & Ice
- Nuclear Lime
- Tuscan Sun
The Standard Set-up for our harmonicas is a "Blues Set-up". These harmonicas are designed for playing Traditional Blues, Rock, Country, Gospel and Folk music. They feature the following upgrades:
- Installation of a Custom Blue Moon Comb
- Draw Plate flat sanded
- Gaps adjusted for optimum response
- Reed profiles checked and shaped if necessary
- Covers opened in the back
- Brass Cover Brace installed for Support
- Tuned to Equal Temperament @ A=442Hz (alternate tunings available upon request)
Our Standard Blues Set-up is the harmonica of choice for most players. These harps are airtight, responsive, in tune, very comfortable in your hands and on your lips and tongue. Although we don't promote them as "Overblow Harps", it very easy to Overblow the 4, 5 and 6 on these harps (assuming you know how to overblow). If you want a full blown custom harp that can be played chromatically by use of Overblows and Overdraws, this will require an extensive amount of additional reed work and customization. Consequently, there is an additional charge to produce such a harmonica. In addition, we offer a number of alternate tunings, some which do not carry an additional charge and some of which do.
Custom Set-up and Tuning Options:
- Equal Temperament (No Additional Charge)
- 19-Limit Just Intonation (No Additional Charge)
- 7-Limit Just Intonation Tuning (No Additional Charge)
- Country Tuning ($5.00 Additional Charge)
- Paddy Richter Tuning ($5.00 Additional Charge)
- Natural Minor Tuning ($20.00 Additional Charge)
- Harmonic Minor Tuning ($20.00 Additional Charge)
- Overblow/Overdraw Full Chromatic Set-up ($50.00 Additional Charge) (Extensive Reed Work to facilitation Overblows on holes 4, 5 and 6 and Overdraws on holes 7, 8, 9 and 10 which enable the harmonica to be played Chromatically)
Please note that the turnaround time on Built-to-Order Custom Harmonicas is currently running 3-4 months. Unless a harmonica is listed as a “Ready-to-Go” harp, all custom harps are built to order, per the customer’s specifications. We keep an inventory of over 1,500 combs and about 400 new Hohner and/or Suzuki harmonicas on hand at all times. If it is listed on the website, we have it in stock. The wait time is not due to us making the combs or ordering the stock harp. It is simply that we are very, very busy and custom harps take time to build. Thank you in advance for your patience.
As always, your satisfaction is guaranteed. If you are not completely satisfied with this harp, speak up, let us know, and we'll make it right, either by fixing this harp, replacing it or giving you a complete refund - your call.
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