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Forum: Beginners, Intermediate, + 01-18-2019, 05:25 PM
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Posted By Keith H
Re: Losing air at bass drone

Assumed that might be what you were referring to. Worth looking into. Appreciate the tip.:)
Forum: Beginners, Intermediate, + 01-18-2019, 05:14 PM
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Posted By Keith H
Re: Losing air at bass drone

Sorry got me on that n20? Chanter reed is easy but actual strength I don't have the means to measure that.
Forum: Beginners, Intermediate, + 01-17-2019, 06:09 PM
Replies: 32
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Posted By Keith H
Re: Losing air at bass drone

Thanks everyone for the good tips:thumb: Got it and the bass reed was the problem (not counting me).

As explained I ended up opening the tongue then slowly closing it up until it sealed properly....
Forum: Beginners, Intermediate, + 01-17-2019, 06:03 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,744
Posted By Keith H
Re: Losing air at bass drone

Hi Dan, I narrowed in on the bass reed and ended up opening it all the way and slowly little by little closing it up. Hit pay dirt so I'm getting avg 1.20 when checking the whole bag. Being redundant...
Forum: Beginners, Intermediate, + 01-17-2019, 05:55 PM
Replies: 32
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Posted By Keith H
Re: Losing air at bass drone

Well, I have managed to zero in on the reed and now am getting an avg of 1.20 following Bruce's test. So I'm happy now. Ended up opening the tongue the whole way and slowly bringing it back. Thanks
Forum: Beginners, Intermediate, + 01-16-2019, 03:54 PM
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Posted By Keith H
Re: Losing air at bass drone

Heading there now to have a look....Yep it's Bruces fault...it's a good video and the method I use to do a quick check ;)
Forum: Beginners, Intermediate, + 01-16-2019, 03:53 PM
Replies: 32
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Posted By Keith H
Re: Losing air at bass drone

Corked all stocks (except blow stick) and the air holds well
Forum: Beginners, Intermediate, + 01-16-2019, 03:52 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,744
Posted By Keith H
Re: Losing Air at base drone

Hi Jim, plugged at the top of the drone. The same as tapping it off but allows for longer testing. Actually, it was great until yesterday when this started.


Highland Reeds Balanced Tone also...
Forum: Beginners, Intermediate, + 01-16-2019, 09:12 AM
Replies: 32
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Posted By Keith H
Losing air at bass drone

Looking for some expertise, thanks in advance. Was struggling with keeping the air pressure in the bag so did as test.
Blocked chanter - blew till drones stopped - got about 39 secs (damn) -...
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