Mudcat Café message #52146 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #8423   Message #52146
Posted By: John in Brisbane
05-Jan-99 - 07:41 PM
Thread Name: How do you clean a blues harp??
Subject: RE: How do you clean a blues harp??
Back in the days when I was working a lot of gigs I used to put my collection of harps in the soapy bath with me, give them a good workout, rinse under the hot tap and then tap dry on a towel. With that treatment those harps lasted for years - they admittedly were Marine Bands, which at that time were the best stayers. With one exception I never had any problems with the wood swelling (I suspect not a problem with today's harps.