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Hohner Case of Special 20s Harmonica 5-Pack  

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The Hohner Special Case consists of 5 Special 20 harmonicas in the most popular keys: G, A, C, D, and E. To keep the harps safe while you travel, the...Read More

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      A special case of Special 20 harmonicas at a special price with a durable road case for free!

      The Hohner Special Case consists of 5 Special 20 harmonicas in the most popular keys: G, A, C, D, and E. To keep the harps safe while you travel, these Hohner Special harmonicas come in a free padded case with a plush black interior that can hold a total of 7 harps.

      Hohner Special 20 harmonicas are known for their awesome response, superior bendability, and the sweetest tone ever. This harp is the first choice for those learning to play harmonica. The Hohner Special 20's airtight design makes it the most recommended go-to harp for harmonica players of any style, including blues, country, folk, or rock. The harmonica's plastic comb doesn't absorb moisture, making it last longer.

      The Hohner Special 20 is the harp of choice of harmonica virtuoso John Popper of Blues Traveler, and it's the one played by Bob Dylan on his 2007-2008 tour.

      The harp case also has a hook-and-loop fastener as well as a zipper to keep your Honer Special harmonicas securely in place.

      FEATURES
      • 5 560/20 Special 20 Marine Band Harmonicas in G, A, C, D, and E keys
      • Plastic combs
      • Richter tuning
      • Pro quality
      • Bolted on covers
      • Gray, padded, zippered case with hook-and-loop fastener
      • Holds 7 harps
      • Plush black interior
      • Handle for easy carrying

      SPECIFICATIONS

      Case of Special 20s Harmonica 5-Pack

      • Case dimensions: 5.5"W x 2.75"H x 9.5"D
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      HohnerCase of Special 20s Harmonica 5-Pack
       
      4.9

      (based on 27 reviews)

      Ratings Distribution

      • 5 Stars

         

        (24)

      • 4 Stars

         

        (2)

      • 3 Stars

         

        (1)

      • 2 Stars

         

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      95%

      of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

      Pros

      • Consistent (16)
      • Easy to play (15)
      • Good audio (15)
      • Quality craftsmanship (15)
      • Warm tone (14)

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Accompaniment (11)
        • Small venues (10)
        • Soundtracks (7)
        • Jazz clubs (6)
          • Reviewer Profile:
          • Experienced (14), Professional musician (5), Novice (3)

        Most Liked Positive Review

         

        the one to get

        First of all, the reviewer below implies that the harmonicas in this set are not special 20's; THESE ARE IN FACT, SPECIAL 20'S!Having said that, buying 5 special 20's...Read complete review

        First of all, the reviewer below implies that the harmonicas in this set are not special 20's; THESE ARE IN FACT, SPECIAL 20'S!Having said that, buying 5 special 20's separately adds up to much more than what this set costs and the case that comes with it is very nice!If you aren't familiar with what a "Special 20" is, google it; the Special 20 is the harmonica of choice for many proffessionals. Fortunately, it is very beginner friendly as well!If you are serious about harmonica, don't waste your time on cheaper instrumentes; splurge on this set (these are SO much funner than the cheaper alternatives) and buy the Bb and F ones as well.My only complaint? This set only has 5 harmonicas! I think Hohner should just throw in an F and a Bb harmonica, raise the price by $60, and sell it as a complete set.

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        the

        It's too bad that they didn't include a B-flat as one of the five and remove the E. The E is rarely used compared to the G, A, Bb,C and D....Read complete review

        It's too bad that they didn't include a B-flat as one of the five and remove the E. The E is rarely used compared to the G, A, Bb,C and D. So, really you're paying for 4 good harps and a not-so-useful E harp. Still a good price, but Hohner could have made it better.

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        5.0

        Sound Like a Pro

        By Bassman Still Jammin

        from Michigan

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        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Quality Craftsmanship

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Accompaniment
          • Jazz Clubs
          • Small Venues
          • Soundtracks

          Comments about Hohner Case of Special 20s Harmonica 5-Pack:

          These are really well built, and have great tone. Musician's Friend is excellent to deal with and would buy from again. You will not be disappointed in these harps.

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          5.0

          Great deal.

          By RandyJamz

          from Ocean City, MD

          About Me Professional Musician

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          Pros

          • Consistent
          • Easy To Play
          • Quality Craftsmanship
          • Rich Sound
          • Warm Tone

          Cons

          • Should Include Bb

          Best Uses

          • Small Venues
          • Soundtracks

          Comments about Hohner Case of Special 20s Harmonica 5-Pack:

          Transistioning back to more solo gigs from duo and full band, I am looking for ways to fill out my sound and keep the audience listening. This set gives me the motivation to learn to play the harp with the harmonica holder around my neck. Hohner should just include the 7 harps that everyone is talking about. However, that said, I am also a businessman and I understand that the 5 pack promotional kit will get people like me in the door, and then I will buy more product. Which I did. I bought the F and Bb and filled out my case. I'm confident that I will get years of use and enjoyment from these new tools of the trade.

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          5.0

          Great buy

          By herbieQ

          from Chicago, IL

          About Me Experienced

          Pros

          • Consistent
          • Quality Craftsmanship
          • Rich Sound

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Accompaniment
            • Jazz Clubs

            Comments about Hohner Case of Special 20s Harmonica 5-Pack:

            Beautiful instruments in a decent case with added value of 1 month free online training lessons.

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            5.0

            Good harps, great price

            By Paul Race

            from Ohio

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            Pros

            • Consistent
            • Easy To Play
            • Warm Tone

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about Hohner Case of Special 20s Harmonica 5-Pack:

                Used to play harmonica "out" a lot; had a variety of harps, of which I preferred my Hohner "Pro Harps," most of which are lost, stolen, or strayed at this point.

                I wanted to get back into playing harp regulary, playing for other folks, which meant I would be subject to weird keys. So I figured I'd get started with the 5-unit set and work my way out from there. MOSTLY I wanted consistency, and this was the least expensive set that all the reviews seemed to feel had that. I wish they had included an F harp instead of an E. But I bought an F, Bb and Eb at the same time so I'd be mostly covered.

                My initial response is that the set IS consistent. It is as bendable as I need it to be, but has pretty good intonation, so it will do the job I need it for. That said, if I could have spent a few $$ more and got a "Pro harp" set instead, I would have. These are not QUITE as expressive. If I wind up playing out enough to need replacing any of these, I will probably replace them individually with the Pro Harps, but they are too expensive to buy a whole set at once.

                One special note: My first F harp (way back when) was a Hohner Blues Harp, and I was disappointed with the tone from the start. I hadn't realized at the time that the thing was almost an octave higher than my G harps; with the flimsier reeds that they include to make bending easier, the poor thing just did not have the kind of gutsy tone I was expecting (and used to on my other harps). So when I needed to add an F harp to this set, there was no question about chintzing out on it. Again, an F Pro Harp may sound better, but the Special 20 F harp has a much fuller sound than the F Blues Harp, in case you wondered.

                So, overall I'm very pleased, though I would have sprung for the difference if I could have got the Pro Harps in this sort of set. And I still would . . .

                Paul Race - Creek Don't Rise

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                5.0

                just good

                By sdm

                from texas

                About Me Experienced

                Pros

                • Consistent
                • Easy To Play
                • Quality Craftsmanship
                • Rich Sound
                • Warm Tone

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about Hohner Case of Special 20s Harmonica 5-Pack:

                    The best place to start and can go all the way with you

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                    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    5.0

                    Just Pony Up for the Special 20s

                    By giggy wiggy

                    from Kansas

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                    Pros

                    • Consistent
                    • Easy To Play
                    • Quality Craftsmanship
                    • Rich Sound
                    • Warm Tone

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Accompaniment
                      • Jazz Clubs
                      • Small Venues
                      • Soundtracks

                      Comments about Hohner Case of Special 20s Harmonica 5-Pack:

                      I've experimented with some other brands and other types of Hohners and I keep coming back to my Special 20s. Save yourself some time and money and just get 'em. John Popper and I can't both be wrong.

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                      5.0

                      Marine Band Special 20s X 5

                      By Oh Ree Gone John

                      from Mt Hood, OR

                      About Me Novice

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                      Pros

                      • Consistent
                      • Easy To Play
                      • Quality Craftsmanship
                      • Rich Sound
                      • Warm Tone

                      Cons

                      • None Thus Far

                      Best Uses

                        Comments about Hohner Case of Special 20s Harmonica 5-Pack:

                        OK. I have been stumbling with a set of cheapo Chinese Hohner Old Standby Harmonicas. I anticipated using them in a neck rack to accompany my guitar. I figured I would never be real serious so I purchased them to save money. Bad choice. Once I started playing the Special 20s I realized that good harmonicas are a must. If you are going to play harmonica, you need good instruments. Period. Don't waste time with cheesy harps. Buy the special 20s and get busy. This 5 pack is a good deal but I have yet to play the E harp.

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                        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                         
                        5.0

                        Awesome set, can't go wrong!!

                        By elbarkorox

                        from New Richmond, Wi

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                        Pros

                        • Consistent
                        • Easy To Play
                        • Quality Craftsmanship
                        • Rich Sound
                        • Warm Tone

                        Cons

                        • Be Nice To Choose Key's

                        Best Uses

                        • Anywhere

                        Comments about Hohner Case of Special 20s Harmonica 5-Pack:

                        Great set of harps... agree with other reviewers that it would be great to have a "build your own set." If there was the option, I would buy another set of 5 or more. Very consistent sound and quality compared to others I have played- don't have to force the air through.

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                        (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                         
                        5.0

                        Great bang for your buck

                        By crooked-arrow

                        from Alma,Ar.

                        About Me Experienced

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Easy On The Mouth To Play
                        • Easy To Play
                        • Quality Craftsmanship
                        • Rich Sound
                        • Warm Tone

                        Cons

                        • None found yet

                        Best Uses

                        • Accompaniment
                        • Jazz Clubs
                        • Nice Harps For The Money
                        • Small Venues
                        • Soundtracks

                        Comments about Hohner Case of Special 20s Harmonica 5-Pack:

                        Great harps and by buying the package of five you get more for your buck

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                        (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                         
                        5.0

                        Awesome Service

                        By Tom

                        from Carterville Illinois

                        About Me Professional Musician

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Rich Sound

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Accompaniment

                          Comments about Hohner Case of Special 20s Harmonica 5-Pack:

                          Love the product have used the sam harp for 42 years

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