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Old 08-14-2018, 04:02 AM   #21
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Default Re: MG White Mambas Drone Reeds

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Update on the reed situation. Contacted MG Reed and got a quick reply. What I found out; "The groove is deliberate, it is used when fine tuning some of the tongues as they are subject to tolerances as you have noted in your measurements. This is not a problem, however I did notice that the bodies have got the older sound hole which will leave the reeds a little tight, I thought I had caught them all but obviously not, my apologies for that." They are sending a replacement set and I will be sending the set I have back. Rory even posted a video of him testing the set he is sending. Looking forward to giving these another go.

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Zo.....What did the old sound hole look like compared to the new?
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Old 08-17-2018, 01:31 PM   #22
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Default Re: MG White Mambas Drone Reeds

No idea. I have pics of the old set that I can compare with the new set when they arrive.
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