- January 26, 2015 at 2:42 am #3862
As mentioned in a prior post. I had ordered some reed plates from an on-line store from Japan when the the USA Hammond Suzuki online store did not sell them direct. Just want to say that the online store in Japan did a great job in getting them to me fast and at a great price. I have attached a few pictures. I only replaced the plate I needed and not all four as why replace the ones that are still good right? The plate came out easy and the existing gasket was not damaged so it was a very simple change all in all about 20 minutes taking my time. I am going to order the reed plates for my Hammond bass and soprano Melodions just to have on hand.
monsters of MelodicaJanuary 26, 2015 at 3:21 am #3863Tom TeasleyParticipant
Thanks for the pics and info.- TomOctober 13, 2016 at 1:22 pm #7705Shannon MParticipant
I know this is an old post, but I seem to have missed it before. Are the reeds brass of Stainless Steel? Can’t tell from the pics.
Shannon MOctober 13, 2016 at 9:58 pm #7709
Hello Shannon the reeds for the Hammond 44 are made of phosphorous bronze. if you find a reed maker that makes custom reeds please share.
Melodica-MeMarch 7, 2017 at 1:32 am #8335Nathan de Broize-KingParticipant
Hi there, I see this is an old post but do you remember where you ordered these plates from? I’m struggling to find anything online at the minute.
NathanMarch 7, 2017 at 8:07 am #8336
Hello Nathan, this was 2 years ago and you will need to go to their site and see if they still sell the reeds
They are a online store in Japan firstname.lastname@example.org
Att: Go Kawamoto
http:/www.rakuten.co.jp/westmusic/. They were very helpful
I hope this helps
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