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Old 08-27-2018, 12:28 PM
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During play music on the porch day Saturday we had a drop in harpist with a carbon fiber harp. Pretty cool.
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Old 08-27-2018, 02:26 PM
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Cool indeed. That darn Seagull was trying to sneak in the picture..I had one that used to do that... usually provoked by my Tak.
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Old 08-27-2018, 03:41 PM
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Was there any mention of the weight difference, carbon to wood?
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Old 08-27-2018, 04:03 PM
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https://heartlandharps.com/

Check out the specs and the . . . . prices.
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Old 08-27-2018, 07:33 PM
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...a full-sized, floor-standing 38-string carbon fiber harp ...It weighs 12.5 pounds.
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Old 08-27-2018, 08:18 PM
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https://heartlandharps.com/

Check out the specs and the . . . . prices.
Those prices are really quite reasonable.

$7500 for their 38 string harp

A nice 38 string wooden harp from Triplett runs $6600

Us guitarist are honestly spoiled rotten by how affordable our instruments are compared to other stringed instruments. A Luis and Clark CF violin runs 5 and a half grand.
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Ahhhh. I clicked on the first model listed, the 47 string version . . .

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In Classic Black: $31,900
In Wood Grain or painted finish: $35,900
Shipping: $225.00

Good to see they have cheaper models also.
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Old 08-28-2018, 02:46 PM
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Was there any mention of the weight difference, carbon to wood?
Nothing specific, but it was very light.
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Ahhhh. I clicked on the first model listed, the 47 string version . . .
And I complain about tuning a 12-sting...
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And I complain about tuning a 12-sting...
And that's why you do CF instead of wood!
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Old 08-29-2018, 03:05 AM
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Note that on the 47 string version, adding a wood or painted finish adds $4000 to the final tab!

Emerald's woody upgrades seem like a bargain in comparison!
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