I play without the shell sometimes. There’s a slight difference in sound, but nothing significant to my ears. In your video, it sounds lighter and brighter without the shell. I think I prefer it without…
Alan – what sort of enclosure have you thought about? This is what the Mylodica is – the plastic shell has been replaced with a wooden structure.
I’ve been looking for the same, but for the P37D, as a reed recently failed. I don’t think the reed plates are for sale on their own.
Have you seen Kevin’s melodica comparison video?
You can see here that he compares the P37D to a cheap unbranded melodica of exactly the same design/dimensions, and as you can hear the sound is…Read more
Does anyone know if it’s possible to get replacement reed plates for Yamaha pianicas or other melodicas? I have searched online but without success. I know that Hohner sells replacement reed plates for their chromatic harmonicas.