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View Poll Results: Which is which?
#1 Poly #2 Blackwood 9 40.91%
#1 Blackwood #2 Poly 13 59.09%
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Old 09-16-2017, 12:28 PM   #41
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Default Re: Poly or Blackwood Chanter: Can you hear the difference?

"..capable of producing multiple chanters with precisely the same bore and playing characteristics"...

Isn't what they all say?

Imho,..I believe it's either possible...or impossible.
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Old 10-06-2017, 02:50 AM   #42
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Default Re: Poly or Blackwood Chanter: Can you hear the difference?

I always thought I could hear a difference between poly and blackwood. But lately I've been playing a poly pipe chanter and I think I can't hear any difference. One really nice thing about a poly chanter is that the internal dimensions you had when it left the maker remain identical forever - unlike a blackwood pipe chanter.
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