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Old 04-22-2019, 08:13 PM   #6
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Default Re: To carve or not to carve?

Originally Posted by Dan Bell View Post
What reed does/did Roddy supply with the chanter? I would certainly switch out or alter a <$50 reed before I started altering a chanter that's worth five or ten times that.

I bought it used, and it came with a plastic Abbott Reed.

Quick update: Iíve put another brand of plastic Reed in the chanter, and the F and High G are still flat. Iíve also tried putting a bridle on the Apps cane reed and everything sounds like itís in tune, but the tone is unstable after about 2 minutes.

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