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Old 03-13-2006, 06:29 PM   #1
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I was wondering what kind of different setups people play...for instance, i play DN2a's with ezee drone reeds, naill poly chanter, chanter reeds made by a piper in my state and a gannaway medium bag with an airstream blowstick...im just interested to see what everyone else is playing..
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Old 03-13-2006, 06:47 PM   #2
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Blackwood full engraved aluminum Dunbars with Ezeedrones in the tenors and cane in the bass, Ross canister system, Moose valve, McCallum chanter with oval holes, Megarity chanter reed.
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Old 03-13-2006, 06:55 PM   #3
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DN3's with shepherd hide regulator bag, ross system, poly naill and shepherd chanters, shepherd chanter reeds, airstream blowstick, evan williams whiskey
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Old 03-13-2006, 06:58 PM   #4
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Set 1:

Soutar DS-HS with old Rocket reeds, Gannaway zip/collar bag with Gannaway MCS, Kron poly band chanter with Tom Anderson reed.

MacLellan Crown with Selbie reeds, Gannaway zip/collar bag with Gannaway MCS, MacLellan or Sinclair blackwood chanter with Higgins or Sound Supreme reed.

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Old 03-13-2006, 07:06 PM   #5
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Naill Dn-2 with Ezee drone reeds, large gannaway bag tube trap, Poly McCallum Chanter with a reed made by the PS of our band.

MacLellan Classic Edition drones (intertwined dragons), Large Gannaway Bag with tube trap, Ezee Drone Reeds, and a Blackwood Naill chanter with a reed made by my instructor.
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Old 03-13-2006, 07:09 PM   #6
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Blackwood Gibsons, artificial ivory, Balance Tone drone reeds, McCann chanter reed with both a Gibson blackwood chanter and a Gibson plastic chanter, redscott's drone valves and his moisture control system.
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Old 03-13-2006, 07:13 PM   #7
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Set: MacMurchie DM3, Bannatyne Hide/Synthetic bag w/Bannatyne moisture control system, EZdrone reeds.

Solo Chanters: Old, old, old, old ABW Sinclair, Kron Medaltist. Abedour or Sound Supreme reed.

Band Chanters: Kron Poly, Gibson Poly, Shepherd Mk1. Higgins, McPhee and McCann reeds

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Old 03-13-2006, 07:27 PM   #8
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This subject comes up about once a year, and I always enjoy to read the responses.

Set: Grandad's pre 1900 cocuswood, ivory/nickel JA Center Drones, Omega Drone reeds, Ross system

Band Chanter: McCallum Poly, McCann reed

Solo: early 1990's BW Naill, early 1970's BW Hardie

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Old 03-13-2006, 07:36 PM   #9
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#1: Crisler delrins
Gibson delrin chanter
EZDrones, Ross chanter reed

#2: McCallum ABNs.
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McCallum ABW chanter w/ engraved sole
EZDrones, Higgins chanter reed

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Old 03-13-2006, 07:56 PM   #10
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Shepherd S/3, Gannaway zipper/collar bag with Gannaway MCS, Spitfire drone reeds, Airstream blowstick

Solo: Shepherd ABW chanter with McCann reed
Band: McCallum Poly chanter with Ross reed
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