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Old 07-16-2018, 01:46 PM   #41
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Great sound on that video...wonder what reeds they're using.
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Old 07-16-2018, 02:12 PM   #42
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Great sound on that video...wonder what reeds they're using.
Chesney copper staple reeds.
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Old 07-17-2018, 07:16 AM   #43
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Here's Toronto from Kincardine a week ago.



https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3iZ9z0N5Sn4


Not too shabby!
Very crisp!
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Old 07-17-2018, 09:25 AM   #44
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Let’s start a poll....how many call it a Seal....or a Kell.....
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Let’s start a poll....how many call it a Seal....or a Kell.....
"Old King Ceol was a merry old soul"
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Old Today, 09:49 AM   #46
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Anxious to give mine a work out this coming week. FWIW I plugged in a standard Shepherd reed ‘out the box’...about 29”...I set HA at 482....LA was right there too...no tape.

Quick observations: it’s about 1/8” longer than my soled go to MK2.
The holes are round..and most a tich higher ( closer to the reed seat) ..though the space from the bottom of the chalice to the HG is a bit greater than on the MK2. HA hole is pretty much the same place.
Its sole-less foot is a bit different profile than prior models....no stepped rings and a slight taper on the foot.
Didnt confirm the throat diameter with tools...it does appear a tich larger. But,no sweat...what it is is what it is.

So...looking forward to playing it at 482....to see howzo and wazzup.
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