American native flute in the UK?

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American native flute in the UK?

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Anyone know of any uk makers/sellers, ones that aren't too high in the price range?
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Well I found a guy who makes them for a very low price. They're plain looking but the sound samples are good. There's one I like the look and sound of for £68.
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Ordered it and its on its way
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Looking forward to hearing of your experience with it.
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michaelpthompson wrote:Looking forward to hearing of your experience with it.
Got it today. Its very different to any woodwind instrument I've played. The sound is warm, mellow, subtle. And requires more air than recorder or whistle. There's a certain amount of back pressure and playing it seems very natural, if that makes sense.
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Photos? Or even a recording would be nice. I wonder how it differs from those sold in the US?
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michaelpthompson wrote:Photos? Or even a recording would be nice. I wonder how it differs from those sold in the US?
I put a photo in the forum above. (Photos of your Collection in Chiff and Fipple Whistle Forum section)
But here is a short video.

https://youtu.be/XGgCM9yH63g
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Nice. Looks like a fairly standard machine-made flute. Has good sound. Similar to many I've seen in the US.
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michaelpthompson wrote:Nice. Looks like a fairly standard machine-made flute. Has good sound. Similar to many I've seen in the US.
These are hand made by a guy called Phil Robinson.
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