This goes to show there variety of opinions. I think the original clarke
whistles might be the worst of the mainstream "inexpensive"whistles. I
can't stand them :) And I think Waltons are pretty good.
Of course nothing can beat my Burke Pro-Session -- except maybe the
O'Riordan which I have been anxiously awaiting for 3 years -- I should have
Variety is the spice of life.
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From: "Phil Sexton" <[log in to unmask]>
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Sent: Monday, June 14, 2004 1:09 PM
Subject: Re: SV: A first message, and ever dreaming.
On Mon, 2004-06-14 at 12:41, Varghjärta wrote:
> Yea I'v been getting that alot lately, but the thing is. HOW would I
> possibly get one. The thing I wrote before about making one, well that was
> mainly becouse I have no idea where else to buy one. You ppl seem all to
> blessed with nearby sources for your needs(even if one had to drive many
> hours). Hm.. I want to move.. :(.
> But.. I will try and find a whistle whenever I get into a bigger city.
> I doubt I will have the luxory of actually picking and choosing amongst
> different flavours and brands. If I ever find one it'll probably be a
> generic type of whistle.. But.. Perhaps their ok too?
Well, my favorite whistle is made by the company that started out as
some tin, wood and solder in a barrow walked from town to town, made and
demonstrated and sold on the spot, the Clarke, which I guess you might
I buy mine here:
There are some "tourist" whistles to avoid. I think Walton (they also
make the Guinness whistle) whistles stink.
Have you found
Surely one of these will ship to Sweden if you can't find anything
local. (I can't, so I keep a fistfull to sell at gigs if someone
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