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Old 03-03-2010, 05:20 AM   #7
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Default Re: Does a new chanter reed need to "break in"?

Originally Posted by PMT View Post
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.

Couldn't have said it better.
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