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by msupples
Mon Jun 12, 2023 9:47 am
Forum: Flute Forum
Topic: Raising fingers too high? ( some conflicting advice)
Replies: 18
Views: 2677

Re: Raising fingers too high? ( some conflicting advice)

I suspect this is fairly controversial, which usually means that there isn't one truly correct answer. In the bagpipe world, it's a common fallacy that one should keep their fingers close, with small movements, so one can play faster. In actuality, the practice and teaching of most high level player...
by msupples
Tue Apr 11, 2023 4:49 am
Forum: The Chiff and Fipple Whistle Forum
Topic: Teaching whistle instead of recorder-public school?
Replies: 17
Views: 3260

Re: Teaching whistle instead of recorder-public school?

I've often remarked on this myself. A whistle is just as affordable and probably easier to play than a recorder, so why not? I've got a whistle in my 2 year old's hands already. Although he can only play a very ear piercing second octave c#, he likes to toot along with dad. I have a high g whistle t...
by msupples
Thu Mar 16, 2023 5:21 am
Forum: Flute Forum
Topic: Anyone tried the Carbony D flute with the chimneys and close fingering?
Replies: 12
Views: 1852

Re: Anyone tried the Carbony D flute with the chimneys and close fingering?

It depends on your goals, but have you thought about a flute other than in D?

If you do well with a D flute made for small hands, then an Eb from any maker may work well for you.

You could also consider something like an ergonomic D model from Dave Copley with an additional Eb body.
by msupples
Fri Jan 06, 2023 9:59 am
Forum: Flute Forum
Topic: Recommended case
Replies: 36
Views: 4949

Re: Recommended case

I have a couple of what look to be those McNeela cases I bought on AliExpress. The two I have don't seal well at all. If I run them under a faucet whatever's inside gets very wet. I've tried a couple ways to seal them but no luck. The McNeela cases look to be exactly the same, but maybe not. I boug...
by msupples
Wed Jan 04, 2023 10:35 am
Forum: Flute Forum
Topic: Recommended case
Replies: 36
Views: 4949

Re: Recommended case

I keep my delrin flute in a cloth roll, as suggested above. I keep both of my keyed wood flutes in these (I have one for each flute): https://mcneelamusic.com/wind/flutes/flute-whistle-combo-hard-case/ It has a substantial wall thickness and the quality is quite good. It is also sealed, so humidity ...
by msupples
Tue Dec 27, 2022 5:44 am
Forum: Flute Forum
Topic: Drilling a hole in blackwood
Replies: 9
Views: 1893

Re: Drilling a hole in blackwood

If this were to be done to a flute, I wonder if you could just make a second end cap to the headjoint with a hole in the center for the piezo? Then it would sit right next to the head joint cork.
by msupples
Sat Dec 10, 2022 11:03 am
Forum: Flute Forum
Topic: Flute Photos!!! Come post your flute pictures :)
Replies: 888
Views: 944857

Re: Flute Photos!!! Come post your flute pictures :)

Look at this gorgeous Copley Eb 4-key in pink ivory I received last week. It sounds just as good as it looks!


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by msupples
Sat Aug 13, 2022 4:51 pm
Forum: Sold and Old
Topic: (SOLD) FS: Copley Delrin D, like new - $320
Replies: 0
Views: 738

(SOLD) FS: Copley Delrin D, like new - $320

This flute was made in March 2022. It has great energy and intonation while being easy to blow. Dave put a little combing on the ends of the flute for decoration.
Paypal preferred. Free shipping in US (lower 48 states).

Email or PM. msupples1 at gmail.com

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by msupples
Tue Apr 26, 2022 3:57 am
Forum: The Chiff and Fipple Whistle Forum
Topic: (SOLD) FS: Low D Whistle (pics and sound file) - $100
Replies: 9
Views: 2450

Re: FS: Low D Whistle (pics and sound file) - $100

Mikethebook wrote: Tue Apr 26, 2022 1:10 am Is it possibly a Lochlan? What would you charge to send it to the UK?
Hey Mike, so sorry - this was snatched up pretty quickly and is sold.
by msupples
Mon Apr 25, 2022 1:38 pm
Forum: The Chiff and Fipple Whistle Forum
Topic: (SOLD) FS: Low D Whistle (pics and sound file) - $100
Replies: 9
Views: 2450

(SOLD) FS: Low D Whistle (pics and sound file) - $100

Low D Whistle, aluminum and tunable. Unfortunately I'm not sure who the maker is. It has a fairly ethereal sound, quite nice. Size wise the hole spacing is basically identical to the MK Pro, but the holes (and whistle diameter) are a bit bigger. I've included a picture of the whistle next to an MK P...
by msupples
Tue Mar 22, 2022 4:11 pm
Forum: Sold and Old
Topic: WTB: Lehart Keyless
Replies: 0
Views: 914

WTB: Lehart Keyless

Hi all,

Looking to see if anyone has a Lehart Keyless they're interested in parting with. I'm in the US.

Feel free to send me a private message.

Thanks!
by msupples
Sat Mar 12, 2022 9:35 am
Forum: Flute Forum
Topic: Playing Outside the Lines
Replies: 3
Views: 1670

Re: Playing Outside the Lines

I have volumes 1 and 2. They are very well done, and a great value (I think they're like $11 each?).

They remind me of middle and high school band books I had, but a more mature, adult version.
by msupples
Wed Feb 23, 2022 8:02 am
Forum: The Chiff and Fipple Whistle Forum
Topic: FS: MK Pro Low D whistle
Replies: 5
Views: 2350

Re: FS: MK Pro Low D whistle

I'll add, I had emailed Sandra maybe a week ago and it was available. It just so happened one also popped up on Irish Flute Store that same day and I purchased from Blayne.

It's an excellent low D Whistle and worth the price new, and definitely worth $300 used.
by msupples
Wed Feb 23, 2022 6:53 am
Forum: The Chiff and Fipple Whistle Forum
Topic: FS: MK Pro Low D whistle
Replies: 5
Views: 2350

Re: FS: MK Pro Low D whistle

Sandra: I attempted a private message, but it seems you might not be set up to receive them. I play a green MK Pro low f, on stage. While I am satisfied with my black Howard low D, I have always wanted to purchase one of Mischa's MK Pro low D whistles in green . When I last checked with him in Scot...
by msupples
Tue Jan 25, 2022 5:52 am
Forum: The Chiff and Fipple Whistle Forum
Topic: WTB: Low G (MK Pro, etc.)
Replies: 0
Views: 1492

WTB: Low G (MK Pro, etc.)

Interesting in purchasing a used low G whistle. Particularly interested in MK Pro or similar level.

Send me a private message if you've got something you'd like to part with!