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PostPosted: Mon Aug 24, 2020 5:59 am 
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Are the heads of the Generation D and Eb whistles interchangeable? Meaning, once you loosen the heads from the bodies will both heads fit both bodies? Or do they use different OD tubing for their bodies?


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PostPosted: Mon Aug 24, 2020 6:48 am 
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Yes, same spec. D is a stretched Eb or Eb is a cut down D, depending on your perspective. Only tube length and hole placement are different.

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PostPosted: Mon Aug 24, 2020 6:51 am 
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Thank you Mr. Gumby. That is exactly what I needed to know!


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It's a chicken-or-the-egg sort of thing.

If you think of Generations as being in pairs a 4th apart, you need both the D and the Eb to complete three sets.

Bb/Eb
C/F
D/G

Why they would be conceived and created in such pairs, who can say.

I do think it would have been better had it gone this way instead!

A/D
Bb/Eb
C/F

which we would gain a nice mezzo A, and lose the insect-like high G.

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