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Old 04-15-2019, 07:28 PM   #1
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Default Drone reed preference in MacLellan drones

Looking to see what other Maclellan owners are playing for drone reeds, and why.
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Old 04-15-2019, 11:02 PM   #2
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Default Re: Drone reed preference in MacLellan drones

Ezee inverted bass and regular Ezee tenors were the best combination I ever discovered. Most every thing else sounded like a leaf blower to me.

Rockets are also great if you can find a set. Though you will sound like a one person pipe band with the immense volume and overtones those will bring. YMMV.
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Old 04-16-2019, 03:55 AM   #3
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Default Re: Drone reed preference in MacLellan drones

I've many drone reeds in mine and I have a strong preference for the Kinnaird Leaf Blower, sorry, Evolution model.

Here's a double tracked recording with them in a MacLellan Millennium set:

https://soundcloud.com/pipermccain/l...n-with-harmony
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Old 04-16-2019, 08:11 AM   #4
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I play an old set of Crozier Glass drone reeds in my MacLellans. I've had judges compliment me on the tone.
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