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Loch Ness Monster playing an MK Whistle by Maya

Thank you to Maya for sending us these excellent pictures ūüôā    

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Why are Tin Whistles Rarely Now Made from Tin?

There are few instruments where the name itself has been derived¬†from the material they are¬†made of. ¬†The Tin whistle is one such- the guitar, piano, saxophone, clarinet, violin (to name just few) never had their names prefixed by the material they were made from. ¬†Perhaps the only other rare example is¬†the instrument family known as […]

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New Pro A

While it had always been my intention that the Low G would be the next key to¬†follow the Low D and the F, it is in fact the A that has come to fruition first. ¬† The G remains very close, but¬†it still needs that little extra something to give take that final 1% to […]

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Update on New Keys

I’ve been answering a lot of emails recently about when keys of whistles other than the D and F are going to come to fruition. ¬†I thought I’d provide a general update here. ¬†Though I had envisaged the G would be the next key, and we have taken a substantial number of advance orders for […]

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Polished Finish MK Pros Discontinued

Polished finish MK Pros will be discontinued for the foreseeable future. ¬†This is so that we can concentrate on finishing work on different keys of whistles – G, A & Eb are all in the pipeline (quite literally!). ¬† We do currently have a very small number of polished finish Mk Pro D and Fs […]

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Prices

We’re expecting some prices to rise a little around early 2015. ¬†Although price increases won’t be massive, if you’re looking to buy an MK Whistle you may want to do so before then!

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Christmas Postal Deadlines

Here are the Christmas postal deadlines. ¬†I’d advise leaving a little longer than this though if you can! Wednesday 3 December – Asia, Far East (including Japan), New Zealand Thursday 4 December – Australia Friday 5 December – Africa, Caribbean, Central & South America, Middle East Monday 8 December – Cyprus, Eastern Europe, Greece Tuesday […]

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A busy workbench !

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Limited Edition Blue/Purple

We do have a small number of limited edition blue or purple low Ds and Low Fs.  If you would like one please do get in touch with us.  They are priced as follows: Low D (polished finish) Р £302 Low F (polished finish) Р£287 Photo by Somhairle MacDonald 

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Micro tools! (for doing the fine work)