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Forum: Beer Tent 10-30-2019, 10:22 PM
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Posted By Bellows Blown
Re: Who makes this reed?

This reed is the same that klondyke waldo is saying on his post and the clean top hand notes are a stanout so I don't know what the high b is but everything else he says is right. We played the new...
Forum: Beer Tent 10-15-2019, 04:58 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 9,479
Posted By Bellows Blown
Re: Who makes this reed?

I ordered 2 reeds through the email and they arrived - one for the Shepherd and 1 for the McCallum. They are at our band pitch 476 and the reeds work well but are not interchangeable and if you use...
Forum: Beer Tent 06-22-2019, 09:55 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 9,479
Posted By Bellows Blown
Re: Who makes this reed?

Reeds update


The reed in the picture works so well as the design has what is being called a backbone design.


One in our small pipers group has close ties to one of the McLaren small pipers...
Forum: Beer Tent 06-01-2019, 07:11 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 9,479
Posted By Bellows Blown
Re: Who makes this reed?

Interestingly
I played with a Smallpipe Band last evening with my plastic b flat reed in my War-Mac chanter. All at b flat 466 aprox.


A young piper joined in with a Shepherd "Orchestral"...
Forum: Beer Tent 05-08-2019, 07:39 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 9,479
Posted By Bellows Blown
Re: Who makes this reed?

He makes pipes and chanters as well as the reeds.


I found his pipes on www.loggerheads.com.au because thats where he gets the timber to make them.


It is all Australian native wood called...
Forum: Beer Tent 05-03-2019, 10:29 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 9,479
Posted By Bellows Blown
Re: Who makes this reed?

Dear Mathew


I have got the video as you asked. The kids did it for me and I will not do it again because it took over two hours.


It is from my telephone recorder so I cannot change any of...
Forum: Beer Tent 04-27-2019, 05:11 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 9,479
Posted By Bellows Blown
Re: Who makes this reed?

Listening to my playing is likely not the best option even I know I am just playing.


If I knew how to work with the computer gear a bit better I could show you the video of the boy playing he...
Forum: Beer Tent 04-26-2019, 10:16 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 9,479
Posted By Bellows Blown
Re: Who makes this reed?

Less than 2 days in reality.


Up here it is a bit cold at night and a usual reed would need to be fiddled with - not this one.


It was mid 20's c when I got it and the pitch has not changed...
Forum: Beer Tent 04-26-2019, 06:20 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 9,479
Posted By Bellows Blown
Re: Who makes this reed?

I got one - paid $40 preowned and coin well spent. Had to settle for a Bb but it suits my chanter anyhow.


Only minor tape trim and it does not need to be retuned from down in the city to up here...
Forum: Beer Tent 04-23-2019, 04:51 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 9,479
Posted By Bellows Blown
Re: Who makes this reed?

Thanks for the pm


Odd fellow this man


He only makes reeds for his son's band or if he knows you personally so not a businessman.


I spoke with a band player and he won't make off the...
Forum: Beer Tent 04-22-2019, 07:06 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 9,479
Posted By Bellows Blown
Re: Who makes this reed?

Yes it is a plastic reed, that's why I want one.


The boy was not "lame" he just told me what he knows. He is only about 12 so he would not know a lot of detail and in this country, an old bloke...
Forum: Beer Tent 04-21-2019, 11:40 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 9,479
Posted By Bellows Blown
Who makes this reed?

Hello


This reed was being played at a NSW Aus solo competition. This reed has the sweetest and cleanest back A you ever heard. All the top hand notes were good but the back A was just so clear...
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