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#1 JaderBug

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Posted 11 June 2013 - 11:54 AM

Perhaps this isn't groundbreaking but just wanted to share this...

 

I've tried a couple different types of whistles- plastic, corian, metal... I do the best making a consistent sound with a metal whistle but hated the feeling of metal on my teeth. I bought some Woodwind Mouthpiece Cushions, cut to shape and placed on my metal whistles where my teeth bite down. I don't think the pads interfere with the sound at all.

 

Attached is a picture of a whistle with the pads, same pads on the other side as well

 

Thanks!

 

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Posted 11 June 2013 - 05:04 PM

Interesting idea. I wonder if it would also make the metal whistle less unpleasant for people who live in colder climes....

 

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Posted 11 June 2013 - 05:14 PM

Interesting. Wonder if it would make a buffalo horn whistle a bit more palatable?


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Posted 12 June 2013 - 06:30 PM

Cool! I have an allergy to Brass ... wonder if that would help?

 

Which one did you buy?



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Posted 12 June 2013 - 08:12 PM

Cool! I have an allergy to Brass ... wonder if that would help?

 

Which one did you buy?


I think it was like this one but I'm not 100% sure, I picked the ones I used up at the local music supply store...


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Posted 12 June 2013 - 08:24 PM

Thanks ... I'm going to give it a try (heck, sure not expensive so why not :@)




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