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Old 03-02-2010, 02:30 PM   #6
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Default Re: Does a new chanter reed need to "break in"?

Absolutely. Different reeds have different playing in times. A ridge cut reed for example will blow in very quickly. There are short cuts, but just playing gives best results and longest reed life.
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