ScottC’s one hundred and eleven comments

  • My Frank Edgley 30 button C/G anglo concertina is for sale

    Sessioneers: I'm getting ready to move and I have to thin the instrument heard drastically. Sad to say, this great concertina has to find a new home. I listed it on eBay here: more…

  • Re: Her name is Betsy

    All my fiddles have names. None are printable. more…

  • Re: Compensating Bridges?

    Iris, In my mind, the principal outcome of having built an instrument is that you've discovered a whole bunch of things you can improve on the next one. I've been pretty happy playing my own mandolin, fiddle, and guitar, but the more I play them, the mor... more…

  • Re: Compensating Bridges?

    Back from a day's travel and perhaps this thread has died by now, but just to provide a response: more…

  • Re: Compensating Bridges?

    This subject is surrounded by many misconceptions, for example, the concept that plastic deformation (beyond the elastic limit on the stress/strain curve) plays a part. The only time that the string encounters any plastic deformation is when it is initia... more…

  • Re: Which instruments are fastest???

    If a banjo player, a guitar player, a mandolinist, a fiddler, a box player, and a flute player are all pushed off a 10 story building simultaneously, which hits the ground last? more…

  • Video

    There's a video of Randall playing this (along with the 99 March) with Tony McManus on Youtube here: more…

  • Video

    There's a video of Randall playing this (along with the 98 March) with Tony McManus on Youtube here: more…

  • Re: Boxeen accordions

    I have a Boxeen B/C, in fact it's for sale. I bought it new about a year and a half ago intending to make the transition from concertina and found out I just don't have sufficient time and energy to devote to learning yet another instrument, so it's jus... more…

  • Re: I am looking for some sad and some complex tunes for whistle…

    Here are some of my favorite mournful sounding tunes that I do on fiddle and concertina (should work well on whistle, too) more…