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Lee Oskar Harmonica Holder  

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The Lee Oskar Harmonica Holder is specially designed for 10-hole harmonicas. Adjustable, fits securely around the neck. All-metal construction....Read More

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If you play guitar and harp, this the holder you need.

The Lee Oskar Harmonica Holder is specially designed for 10-hole harmonicas. Adjustable, fits securely around the neck. All-metal construction.


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Lee OskarHarmonica Holder
 
4.5

(based on 26 reviews)

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  • Quality craftsmanship (4)
  • Consistent (3)
  • Easy to play (3)

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      Most Liked Positive Review

       

      Reveiw of Lee Oscar Harmonica Holder

      Besides the standard Marine Band shape, this holder does a great job on the Hohner Golden Melody.
      Those who have trouble loading a harp into the Lee Oscar holder are not doing it...Read complete review

      Besides the standard Marine Band shape, this holder does a great job on the Hohner Golden Melody.
      Those who have trouble loading a harp into the Lee Oscar holder are not doing it properly, for goodness sakes, don't go hacking off chunks of those industrial strength springs. (You might need one some night if you break a spring on your van on your way home from a gig!)
      1) Tilt the harp so that the top ridge at the back is under the top bar of the holder.
      2) Hold the harp gently at both ends with thumb and forefingers.
      3) Push the ends of the follower down with your middle fingers.
      4) Snap the harp in place with your thumb and forefingers. It goes in easily.
      5) To remove the harp simply reverse the process.
      I often change harps every number. No sweat.
      I just love this holder because, unlike the others that I have, it holds the harp very well and does not allow it to move...something that drives me stark raving mad. I have enough to think about onstage without having to worry that the harp will not be in the right position when I am ready to blow. Some of the reveiwers have written that the holder is too high and interferes with them singing into the mic. I do not have this problem at all. Maybe just a difference in styles. I highly recomend it.
      Worth every penny of the money MF charges for it.

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      Almost, but not quite.

      This looked like the answer. It's a well-made harp brace, alright, but the springs are the kiss of death. They're unnecessarily too strong! I had to cut off two revolutions of coil...Read complete review

      This looked like the answer. It's a well-made harp brace, alright, but the springs are the kiss of death. They're unnecessarily too strong! I had to cut off two revolutions of coil to make this product half-way useable. I'd go for a third turn except I fear it might make it too sloppy. The bottom line is, I can't switch harps quickly as I can with my old Elton brace. Not without almost standing on my head while struggling to insert a harp. I don't believe the Elton is being manufactured anymore. It was a great investment. With the 30 year-old Elton, I just pop the harmonica into my lips, open the clamp with my fingers and drop it in. That's about four seconds. It's puzzling to think that both Steve Earle and Bob Dylan seem to have no problems doing a harp-change with their own Lee Oskar holders. Also, I've noticed that my Elton is the exact perfect height for my playing. The newer Oskar, seems a bit high and needs to be bent and angled a tad to lose the extra height to my lips. In fairness, it's a sturdy harmonica-brace, very well-made and fitted with good wingnuts. Would I buy another one? I don't think so. My brand new one still hangs on the wall after two years; and five minutes'-worth of trying to use it. My Elton, hopefully, has another thirty years left in it. Too bad the springs killed the Lee Oskar unit. They almost had a great product.

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      4.0

      Harmonica holder

      By Andy Z

      from Sarasota, Fl

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            Comments about Lee Oskar Harmonica Holder:

            This thing REALLY hold the harp but at the same time, is a bit of a pain to put it in. As you play it, it has a tendency to kind of move around your neck requiring a readjustment. I'm trying to figure out how to keep it in position better.

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            5.0

            Lee Oskar Harp Rack is the best.

            By Northwest Renegade Troubadour.

            from Salem, Oregon.

            About Me Professional Musician

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Consistent
            • Easy To Play
            • Quality Craftsmanship

            Cons

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                Comments about Lee Oskar Harmonica Holder:

                This is the best harp holder on the market in my opinion. is the best

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                5.0

                Harmonica Holder

                By Jerry

                from Central WI.

                About Me Experienced

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Consistent
                • Easy To Play
                • Quality Craftsmanship

                Cons

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                    Comments about Lee Oskar Harmonica Holder:

                    Solid,easy to use,and durable

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                    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    4.0

                    it is great but....

                    By aguywithaguitar

                    from melbourne fl

                    About Me Professional Musician

                    Pros

                    • Holds Harp Good And Tight
                    • Quality Craftsmanship

                    Cons

                    • Hard To Put In Harp
                    • The Springs Real Stiff

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about Lee Oskar Harmonica Holder:

                      i like it for the most part. it will only hold a standard size harp. i use a longer harp some times and it will not fit into this harp holder. i may not have bought it had i known that.The springs are "really stiff" also.

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                      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      5.0

                      Great harmonica holder!

                      By Guitar Man

                      from Arlington TX

                      About Me Professional Musician

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Consistent
                      • Easy To Play
                      • Quality Craftsmanship

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Accompaniment

                        Comments about Lee Oskar Harmonica Holder:

                        This is the best harmonica holder because once you put the harmonica in place it does not move.

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                        (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                         
                        5.0

                        Reveiw of Lee Oscar Harmonica Holder

                        By Butch Anderson

                        from Northern Wisconsin and South Florida.

                        Comments about Lee Oskar Harmonica Holder:

                        Besides the standard Marine Band shape, this holder does a great job on the Hohner Golden Melody.
                        Those who have trouble loading a harp into the Lee Oscar holder are not doing it properly, for goodness sakes, don't go hacking off chunks of those industrial strength springs. (You might need one some night if you break a spring on your van on your way home from a gig!)
                        1) Tilt the harp so that the top ridge at the back is under the top bar of the holder.
                        2) Hold the harp gently at both ends with thumb and forefingers.
                        3) Push the ends of the follower down with your middle fingers.
                        4) Snap the harp in place with your thumb and forefingers. It goes in easily.
                        5) To remove the harp simply reverse the process.
                        I often change harps every number. No sweat.
                        I just love this holder because, unlike the others that I have, it holds the harp very well and does not allow it to move...something that drives me stark raving mad. I have enough to think about onstage without having to worry that the harp will not be in the right position when I am ready to blow. Some of the reveiwers have written that the holder is too high and interferes with them singing into the mic. I do not have this problem at all. Maybe just a difference in styles. I highly recomend it.
                        Worth every penny of the money MF charges for it.

                        Comment on this review

                        (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                         
                        5.0

                        Lee Oskar Harmonica Holder

                        By 1gytrpykr

                        from Spring, TX

                        Comments about Lee Oskar Harmonica Holder:

                        The Lee Oskar holder definitely does what it was designed to do...it holds your harmonica in a death grip. It is a bit difficult to pull down the bottom lip, but it can be done by holding the harp in your mouth and pulling down both sides equally. Other than the industrial strength springs, I have no complaints.

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                        (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                         
                        5.0

                        Well engineered

                        By GaryC788-Hb5ko

                        from Nova Scotia

                        Comments about Lee Oskar Harmonica Holder:

                        Upon first inspection, I felt this to be just another inferior piece of equipment. But I soon realized it to be well engineered, doing its job admirably. I've been playing the harmonica for many years and this holder is top notch. There is a learning curve for this product but once youget by that, it's clear sailing.

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                        (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                         
                        5.0

                        Great holder!

                        By Anonymous

                        from Undisclosed

                        Comments about Lee Oskar Harmonica Holder:

                        I read the reviews on this holder and I got kind of scared reading all the reviews about how strong the springs are. But I decided to just go ahead and buy it. And I'm glad I did. Yes they are a little on the forceful side, but as I was using it, the springs began to be easier to push down. Not sure if the springs are breaking in or if I'm just getting used to pushing it down. But it is the best holder I have ever used. End of story.

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                        (2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                         
                        5.0

                        Review

                        By ic4l-El4B8

                        from Salt Lake City, UT

                        Comments about Lee Oskar Harmonica Holder:

                        I have been gigging with this harmonica holder for a year now and it still works great. The springs are tight but you get used to it. My only complaint is that the wing and screw used for tightening on the right side weren't twisting right. They kept getting stuck. So I tried to take it all the way off but it absolutely would not budge. Eventually, I took it to Lowes and got them to cut the screw off and find me similar pieces for only a dollar each. Works great now!

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