SHARPING LEVER PLANS KIT

John Kovac Harps by Davy C

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Originally created by John Kovac; now in February 2024, edited & expanded by Davy Clark.

This is a sharping lever locating & installation plans kit meant to help you add your own sharing levers to your new or older harp (particularly a Kovac 36-string model Paraguayan harp).

    Please, be aware that this is a process that modifies a harp's Neck/Harmonic Curve from its original shape & function. This modification will only work on an existing harp already prepared for levers. Or, will work on a new Neck which original harp plans have been first altered via the included templates to receive sharping levers before the harp's original Neck is created.

    This Kit comes with full-size templates, complete instructions & John Kovac's original DVD video showing how to install sharping levers on your Kovac harp.

    This kit does NOT contain any hardware. Sharping levers & hardware must be purchased separately from a 3rd party dealer. 

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    Demonstrations Videos:

    video #1

    video #2

    video #3

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    Note: These plans are offered in their as-is, original & historic format. Adaptation to your harp may become necessary & is noted in the instructions. Also, see our notice here.

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    Go to Harp Resources Page

    This kit includes a legacy video disc, in DVD format, which may have a plain paper sleeve instead of a disc case with a commercial media sleeve.

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      • Please Note: Only purchases within the U.S.A. are accepted at this time. No exceptions.
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        • Please, be aware Black Friday, Christmas Season, weather-related emergencies & various man-made disasters often delay deliveries; often without notice to us or you. JK Harps accept no liabilities for such delays which are always beyond our own control.
        • REMINDER: String Tuning Mechanisms & Wound Bass Strings may have a back-order delay in shipping of approximately from two (2) to three (3) weeks due to their custom nature. 
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          • A viable shipping address is required and we are not responsible for orders not deliverable at your end. 
          • Any orders over $100 will require a delivery signature at the address you provided for shipment receiving.

          PRE-BUILT HARPS 

          • Pre-built harps will ship via UPS Ground Service including a Special Delivery Harp flat fee.
          • UPS cannot use P.O. Boxes, etc., for delivery. A street address is required to be delivered to your home or business location. 
          • All harp deliveries will require a signature upon receiving. No signature; no delivery.

          DAMAGE to SHIPMENT

          • You must check your delivery for any damage or loss immediately upon its arrival in the unlikely event of any shipping issues with the product caused by the 3rd party, the delivery carrier.
          • Take pictures, if possible, and notify the Carrier immediately of any damages to or missing order(s). (Within 24 hours or less.) John Kovac Harps by Davy C (David J Clark, Agent) will not be held responsible for damage to or losses of orders done while in transit. Claims will be made to the shipping carrier immediately in such cases. (But, inform us also to keep us in the loop if anything might be done on our end.)
          • If you fail to notify the carrier in a timely manner and the claim gets rejected, you may forfeit your right to redress with the shipping carrier.
          • For clarification, but not in all cases, once you make a claim with your delivering shipment carrier, and they approve your claim & finally pay your for your loss or damages, then you will forward us that payment. Once cleared with our financial institution, then we will immediately ship out to you a replacement order(s). 

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