Made by John Elliott.
G1 Platinum produces more resonance and clarity than the original G1 reed, particularly on the top hand. G1 Platinum also has a sharper high A which suits an even wider range of chanters, such as the Sinclair and Naill. It locks in perfectly with your drones producing a lovely balance and True Sound.
-when you receive your reeds, slightly dampen them &, if necessary, pinch the sound box. Pinching will ease it & allow easier blowing-in experience. You may pinch the reed occasionally to maintain the ease of blowing.
-if, after pinching, the reed is still too strong, you may need to slightly scrape the blades of the lay (the top half of the reed). Do only a little at a time and evenly on each side. Use a very sharp utility knife and scrape lightly. A rubber band (3/16" diameter & force 4 oz) placed just above the black hemp will ease the reed too.
-if you find the reed is flat on the 'F', pinch the reed; applying rubberbands may help too. If you have this problem with an easier reed, you can trim the tips of the blades with a very sharp knife.
G1 Platinum Chanter Reeds
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