Welcome to
the forums at bobdunsire.com
bobdunsire.com forums bobdunsire.com forums
You can reset your password by going here. Be sure to try your current email and any email addresses you may have had in the past.
Otherwise please use the Contact Us link at the bottom of the forums. In order to help you, please provide the following info: Your Display Name from the old forum and any possible email addresses you would have used before. Without that info we cannot locate your account.


Go Back   Bob Dunsire Bagpipe Forums > Great Highland Bagpipe > Technique & Instrument
Register FAQ Members List Calendar Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Technique & Instrument Related to techniques, to the instrument, to the components, to maintenance.

Platinum Sponsors
Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 09-04-2010, 01:33 PM   #1
jackhawkpiper97
Forum Clasp
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: USA
Posts: 905
Default New Reed treatments...

Ok, let's assume, for the sake of argument, that you live in Antarctica and you order a new chanter reed for the band.
What do the forumites do to the reed to help aid the breaking in process?
Now this hypothetical reed is
dryed out
closed up
sounds mehish
and would be perfect with your treatments
__________________
Serving Jello with a ladle since... forever
jackhawkpiper97 is offline   Reply With Quote
Gold Sponsor
Old 09-04-2010, 05:28 PM   #2
PMT
Holy smoking keyboard!
 
Join Date: Nov 2004
Location: Australia
Posts: 2,456
Default Re: New Reed treatments...

Short answer is stick it in and blow it.
Many issues will resolve with a gradual increase in moisture and vibration. Once played for a while deal with any issues that arise through manipulation.
__________________
www.schoolofpiping.com
PMT is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off


Silver Sponsor

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 08:35 AM.