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Thread #6170   Message #35597
Posted By: Big Mick
21-Aug-98 - 10:53 PM
Thread Name: Tinwhistles - tweekin and tunin
Subject: Tinwhistles - tweekin and tunin
Well, we know what kind you all like. And we know what tunes you all love to play. How about we all share with each other our secrets for tweeking our whistles to get the best sound. And how we maintain them. I think there are some good tricks to be shared.

I would like to know how some of you clean your whistles when the gunk starts to build up in the fipple. Do you soak them? If so, in what? I usually just soak them in water and take a q-tip to it. There must be a better way.

A very good website for whistlers can be found at

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