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Sheep Gut Strings

Posted on August 29, 2015 at 3:40 PM Comments comments (4)

So I wanted to talk a little bit about a new item on the harp market that was brought to my attention by a Venus harp technitian. Apparently there have been a few scares in the last couple of years about using cow gut strings because of the random outbreaks of bovine spongiform encephalopathy or better known as "mad cow disease." Yes, apparently this is still an issue in some parts of the world and a representative of Bow Brands strings claimed it should be a serious consideration...

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Harpsicle Talk 12/22/14

Posted on July 14, 2015 at 6:25 PM Comments comments (0)

Well, Hello fellow harpists and Merry (almost) Christmas. It's been a long time since I did a harp forum, and I'm really excited about the topic of this one, Harpcicles. Now I know what you're probably thinking. "Those small candy-colored cheap toys that look like harps for kids?" Yep! Those are exactly what I'm talking about. In case you've never had the opportunity to look at them for yourself, check out their website at http://harpsicle-harps.com/

 

Now, before I go any fu...

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