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Old 10-22-2019, 10:55 AM   #1
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Default Recommend new drone reeds for McCallum's

Hi all,


I have been using the same Canning drone reeds for 9 years with zero problems. A year or so ago I installed a G1 cane bass reed that has also been fool proof since day 1. These reeds won't last forever and I'm thinking I should start looking for a new set for my McCallum's.


What might you recommend?


Thanks very much!
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Old 10-22-2019, 11:32 AM   #2
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Default Re: Recommend new drone reeds for McCallum's

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Hi all,


I have been using the same Canning drone reeds for 9 years with zero problems. A year or so ago I installed a G1 cane bass reed that has also been fool proof since day 1. These reeds won't last forever and I'm thinking I should start looking for a new set for my McCallum's.


What might you recommend?


Thanks very much!
Selbie reeds are quite good in McCallum pipes. I’ve set up multiple dozens of sets of Selbie reeds in band pipes...no issues.. excellent tone.

Having said that,..I myself began using MG White Mamba reeds when launched about 2 yrs ago in my McCallum band pipes ....and am very pleased ....several mates have also swung over to the White Mamba’s ( McCallum pipes) as a result. Almost uncanny is they are always ‘good to go’ with little or no fuss after a warm up.
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Old 10-26-2019, 02:06 PM   #3
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+1 for Selbies in McCallum pipes.
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Old 10-26-2019, 04:49 PM   #4
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Default Re: Recommend new drone reeds for McCallum's

I currently use EzeeDrone in my McCallum pipes, but I've also heard great things about the White Mambas.
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