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Forum: Beer Tent 12-18-2019, 09:45 PM
Replies: 102
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Posted By Green Piper
Re: Who makes this reed?

Harley,

I’ll reserve judgement on the synthetic reeds until I can hear one in person. Who knows, I may already have and don’t know it.

Having never really tried a super easy reed, 24” or...
Forum: Beer Tent 12-18-2019, 04:56 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 14,269
Posted By Green Piper
Re: Who makes this reed?

Harley,

Glad you made it back. However, before you start going on at people who allegedly make claims without evidence, remember that you have done so yourself on many occasions.

In all...
Forum: Beer Tent 12-17-2019, 07:37 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 14,269
Posted By Green Piper
Re: Who makes this reed?

I suppose that ultimately, it’s about what works for you and your pipes. If that setup includes synthetic chanter reeds, then it shouldn’t matter as long as you’re making the effort to play the pipes...
Forum: Beer Tent 12-16-2019, 08:56 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 14,269
Posted By Green Piper
Re: Who makes this reed?

I do not “buy” the concept that use of a mandrel is simply to eek-out a little more time for a dying reed.

DavidKnox, you talk about here say, but only offer your reedmaking friend as evidence...
Forum: Beer Tent 12-12-2019, 07:17 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 14,269
Posted By Green Piper
Who makes this reed?

David,

I am not surprised that golfers and musicians tend to be gullible to marketing claims or hype. I’d rank audiophiles in the same group too.

What I find interesting is that pipers have...
Forum: Beer Tent 12-11-2019, 07:10 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 14,269
Posted By Green Piper
Re: Who makes this reed?

David,

Thanks for the reply. I am still not fully convinced regarding the change in moisture of a reed. I have a PhD in botany and know that woods do suffer fluctuations of moisture dependent upon...
Forum: Beer Tent 12-10-2019, 10:52 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 14,269
Posted By Green Piper
Re: Who makes this reed?

Patrick,

Well, the synthetic reed sounds like a bagpipe chanter on your recording. The caveat being that the E is certainly flat.

Charlie
Forum: Beer Tent 12-10-2019, 09:35 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 14,269
Posted By Green Piper
Re: Who makes this reed?

David,

It is good to hear that for you, the synthetic chanter reed is working. I am sure it can work for other players too. From your experiences with the synthetic reed, I am almost tempted to...
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