The TurboSSS is a Seydel Session Steel Blues Harmonica customized with TurboLids. The TurboSSS features corrosion-free stainless steel reeds, ergonomic TurboLids, and plastic comb. We trim down the Seydel Session Steel body in order to fit it in our custom Turbolids.
- Smooth ABS comb
- Recessed German silver reed plates
- Stainless steel reeds (last longer than brass)
- Finely-cut reed plates for optimized flatness
- Quality harmonica made in Germany
- Clear, full, bright sound for a traditional blues sound
Designed with musicians of all playing levels in mind, the TurboSSS's shape is defined by our TurboLids which makes it impossible to accidentally play your harmonica upside down. You can easily find it on a dark stage and won’t crush in your back pocket. With the variety of colors available, you can have a different color TurboSSS for each Key you need.
Seydel Session Steel Reed Plates
A, Ab, B, Bb, C, D, Db, E, Eb, F, G, Low D, Low E, Low F
Seydel Session Steel Combs
Choose a standard Seydel Session Steel comb color
Or, Upgrade to a BlueX Lab Aluminum or Plexiglass Comb
Available in 12 different colorful lids
Or, Upgrade to a Designer or an engravable Chrome or Gold Plated TurboLid
TurboHarp offers a variety of Custom Tunings on many of its harps. The type of Custom Tunings available is dependant upon the harp, so be sure to check the Product Options for available tunings.
- Natural Minor
- Harmonic Minor
- Paddy Richter
- Country Tuned*
- Hong Bender*
- Special Custom Tuning
- PowerBender Tuning
- PowerDraw Tuning
* Please allow 2 weeks build time for Country Tuned & Hong Bender
About PowerBender Tunings
Invented by famous harmonica player Brendan Power, PowerBender Tuning builds on the best parts of the traditional Richter Tuning while altering the scale to make the real juicy and important notes much easier to obtain throughout the whole three octave range.
- Same familiar breathing pattern in the upper-middle registers
- All draw notes bend everywhere, holes 1-10
- On the un-valved version you can overblow every hole 1-10, for full chromatic playing
- Overdraws and blow bends are no longer possible or needed on a PowerBender - they are replaced with simple draw bends
- On the half-valved version, a mix of normal draw bends and valved blow bends gives full chromatic-ism
- Top octave easy to play (intuitive) as many familiar phrasings can be adopted from the bottom octaves
- Easy to play in the common positions: 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 11th, and 12th
About Special Tunings
- Use the following layout to indicate your tuning preference
- Create a file (image or document) containing your layout
- Upload the file using above Product Options
* an upload file box will appear when you select Custom Tunings, and then Special Tuning
- Or, Email Us the tuning information to firstname.lastname@example.org
TurboLids are our patented and revolutionary design in custom harmonica cover plates - they are the Harp Cover of the Future! The "futuristic" look sets them apart from all the rest, and provide high quality functionality. TurboLids are ergonomic & airtight in design, have nice smooth edges, and are made from durable poly-carbonate which is virtually unbreakable. TurboLids not only look amazing but they will eliminate all sharp edges and screws that are found on your typical blues harmonica.
The sleek and stylish two-piece housing unit is a stunning custom harmonica with an ergonomic design that helps eliminate hand-cramping. It provides an improved hand-cupping seal to give you better volume, tone, and expression. You can now get those “wah-wah” sound effects like never before. With so many colors and designs to choose from, you can truly show off your own style and unique personality.
- Sleek and stylish two-piece snap on cover plates
- Streamlined form factor – no sharp points or edges anywhere
- Moustache & facial hair friendly!
- Fits your hand ergonomically and improves hand-cupping abilities
- Increases forward sound-projection
- Hypoallergenic and non toxic
- Easily removable for tuning or cleaning
- Available in a wide variety of colors and styles
- Chrome & Gold plated TurboLids are engravable
TurboLid US Patent # 6,291,751
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