These reeds are made in Australia by Mike Gilmour. The offer a crisp tone with good volume. They are easy to blow in and go well in a wide variety of chanters.
Available in medium and easy strengths. Medium are temporarily out of stock
-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.
Gilmour Chanter Reeds
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