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Old 05-21-2019, 07:56 AM   #7
DamhCabrachPiping
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Default Re: Drone Reed Issues & Advice sort.

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Originally Posted by Gruffalo View Post
Hi,



Could someone make any suggestions of a Drone Reed Set that would work well with a 2004/5 set of Macleod Bagpipes. My current chanter sits at 474hz but others are usually in the 478Hz range. It is becoming quite difficult to obtain reeds I'm happy with as the pitch of more modern kit seems to sit around 486 ish. Advice appreciated please?


Pull the reed out of the reed seat and/or adjust the tuning screws...

You can buy reed extenders as well.


Personally Iím running the new Kinnaird Edge reeds, I like them. Fully adjustable and easy to do.


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