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Seán Ó Fearghail

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  1. thanks to all for the interest.
  2. thanks to all you. one has been found.
  3. now on ebay... http://cgi.ebay.ie/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=200920879551#ht_500wt_1156
  4. for sale- csharp/gsharp carroll reeds made for number 17. jeffries layout. need to sell. located in ireland
  5. Sad to say its up for sale again. Lovely Carroll 17. ebony ends. 30 key. Bflat/F and Csharp/Gsharp for sale. 6200 euro ono. located Waterford ireland. Come in case for extra reed sets. ofearghail7@gmail.com or +353 (0) 87 2800980 thanks you. on ebay but if anyone is interested i'll take it off.. link here http://cgi.ebay.ie/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=200886286107#ht_500wt_1219
  6. yep. i'd be a fool to sell it. and WOW! number 23 is a gorgeous concertina!!! best of luck with it! Who ever buys will be very lucky.
  7. Me too! Very lucky to have bought my first Carroll from him. Still playing it.
  8. I'm fairly sure your right in thinking G/d in old pitch. still sounds fantastic!
  9. Hi Paul, I haven't actually seen the original post but i think i read something else someone put up. Thats an amazing story and thanks for sharing your info with me. Any everyone else too. Sean
  10. Thats great to hear. There are so many myths and theories. Just had to clear it up for myself. Would accordion reed steel be too soft to be used to replace a broken jeffries reeds? say hohner reed steel?
  11. perfect. thanks guy. and what about using clock springs for steel? I've also notice that they are all the same width (well the ones i've seen) Any reason for this?
  12. Hi, I've been reading a few bits and pieces about Jeffries reeds in particular and it has come up a few times that they were made out of Stainless spring steel rather than carbon spring steel, is this true and is that what gives them that unmistakable sound? thanks Sean
  13. here's the reply i got for anyone just incase they were considering looking at these... Dear Sean, I have taken one apart to show the " works ". Wouldn't it be hard to have blocks to allow the reeds to be placed round the " outside " in in a circle. I suspect that you have never had an English concertina apart so cannot understand a different design where there wouldn't be any blocks like you get in all the " budget " Martini, Stentor, Stephanelli, Scaralati, Hohner, Stagi & a few French ones too. Theese sell between £200 & £800 or more. I understand that apart from being Italian made they are accordion type / shape reeds. Very many thanks for taking the bother to write to me. Why not buy one & see if they get your aproval, if they do, & want to buy quantity of them we supply you @ trade prices ( & allow the diff. of the first one as a credit on the new order ) B. r., J. P.
  14. link to website- http://www.boorinwoodmusic.com/
  15. I asked for some more photos and they are boorinwood concertinas. something fishy though. action he showing on ad is from a wheatstone linota i'm fairly sure.....
  16. also now on ebay... http://www.ebay.ie/itm/200691199919?ssPageName=STRK:MESELX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1555.l2649#ht_500wt_1156
  17. have to sell this so dropping price to 5300 ono.
  18. thanks a million for the lovely comments. hope people enjoy it. thanks again, Sean O Fearghail
  19. I don't know if anyone would be interested but i put this track that i recorded last year on CD baby. http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/seanofearghailconcertina Happy listening, Sean O Fearghail (ireland)
  20. thanks very much for all the kind words. I agree, for some reason the jeffries just feels right. anyways thanks again to all. Seán
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