Author Archives: silverwingit

Rockin’ Ron’s New Website

Been a while since I’ve posted because it’s been pretty much business as usual. But this is noteworthy. Ron Hobdy, owner of Rockin’ Ron’s Music, has just debuted a new web site. Bigger pictures, easier navigation. Nice going, Ron! Ron has carried my single diatonic pouches and my Compact multi-diatonic cases for a couple […]

Custom case for Suzuki SBD-39 Slider Bass

I am fortunate to have had the opportunity to build a custom case for a Suzuki SBD-39 Double Bass harmonica that has been modified using Brendan Power’s Slider-Bass mouthpiece/slider adapter by orchestral harmonicist and harmonica repair specialist, George Miklas. The case is special in its Western “basketweave” stamp embossing treatment, custom tooled logo and an “antique” […]

HarpSlinger Harmonica Belt

I am fortunate to have been given the opportunity to build a custom harmonica belt for a well-known harmonica player. He asked for a harmonica belt in the style of an old-west gunslinger’s pistol belt. I pointed him at some online resources to help him decide on specific embellishments. He liked the “Ranger” style belt […]

Basic Bandolero

I’m pleased to announce the introduction of my new Basic Bandolero. It features up to 7 pouches that fit most known diatonic harmonicas, holding them securely in an upright position.  Each one is custom-fit to the particular client’s body size via PDF printouts of the pouch section exchanged via email. and attached to a client-supplied ribbon or […]

A Case for Brendan Power’s New Slider Bass Harmonica

Here is a totally new challenge based on a totally new harmonica, Brendan Power’s amazing new Slider Bass single mouthpiece system for chromatic double bass harmonicas. Brendan has recently been brewing up novel concepts to exploit his 3-D printing capabilities and this may represent the pinnacle of his technology. Brendan Power’s Slider Bass Harmonica page. Brendan makes […]

News Flash — Rockin’ Ron’s adds SilverWing Cases

I’m very excited to announce that the top internet supplier of professional harmonicas, tools and accessories, Rockin’ Ron’s, has added my Softy Single and Double and Compact-7 and Compact-14 cases for diatonic harmonicas to their line of fine products. Rockin’ Ron’s Music Ron offers legendary pricing and service and I am honored to be among […]

Compact 14, an economical hybrid leather/plastic case for diatonics

After the positive reception for my new Compact 7 case for diatonic harmonicas ( the natural next step was a case of similar construction and attributes that would carry a set of 14 harps. Consisting of two of my unique Kydex thermoplastic divider inserts with a separator all enclosed in a leather case, this is […]