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vanella shake
05-03-09, 09:59 PM
do you prefer standard or broad my choice now is ross reeds i just bought

5 from tone czar

but with a little more meat in them with a big soundbox !

meaning some reeds have smaller blades and shorter sound

boxes that makes


the chanter sound

way higher in pitch than the longer sized chanter reed blades ! the

pakastani ones i just go through em like paper in a wastbasket

now i got one left in my david naill chanter and my mind is aming at

ross reeds a box of 50 pieces ! your thoughts p/m andy passaretti

joegoat
06-03-09, 12:42 AM
do you prefer standard or broad my choice now is ross reeds i just bought

5 from tone czar

but with a little more meat in them with a big soundbox !

meaning some reeds have smaller blades and shorter sound

boxes that makes


the chanter sound

way higher in pitch than the longer sized chanter reed blades ! the

pakastani ones i just go through em like paper in a wastbasket

now i got one left in my david naill chanter and my mind is aming at

ross reeds a box of 50 pieces ! your thoughts p/m andy passaretti

I've heard good things about Ross reeds. I plan to begin playing them in my Pipeline chanter after I buy a Gibbson chanter to match the band. How are the Ross reeds you've played? Are they mostly plug and play? Or do they need some work?

PMB
06-03-09, 01:49 AM
We play Ross reeds and have had some success with them in terms of tuning and sound however they have a tendency to collapse very suddenly for many of our pipers. Often in the weaker blowers which may not be specific to the Ross reeds I would point out and could just be a feature of very easy reeds.

Personally I like them (I would think I play a medium or slightly stronger) but I have had several which will be going well, take a break for a drink or whatever and then find that the F has collapsed. Very disconcerting! We have resusitated some of teh sudden collapses BUT it seems to be short term recovery and we now chnage for a new one immediately (including on two occaisions in the fine tuning area between contest elements).

We play the MacCallum plastic chanters with the oval holes if that helps.

vanella shake
07-03-09, 08:09 PM
is sending me some of his chanter reeds if they work good in my chanters

i will order 50 from him im very pissed off that ross reeds do this when i read


your postings about ross reeds its

unbarable ! especialy in a paying situation with hundreds watching me every

week day ! i just ordered 5 from them i hate throwing chanter reeds in the

waistbasket after they do not work good and trying everything i can do to

fix them so they work right in my pipes ! out of 50 chanter reeds from

pakastan about 10 percent worked right the rest need manipalation to fix

them some broke in the chanter cause of moisture conditions around me

so i threw so manny in the garbage cause of that so i hope that these are

the people i will stay with warnock is a awsme company reality is when i


bought 50 pakastani ones i wa saving a huge amount of money

i thought awsome it saved me over 500 dollars in buying 50 from a nother


company lesson learned is some stayed and some went to the trash\


can !!!!!!! so dont buy from pakastan!!!!!!!!! buy from a reliable sales

people!!!!!!!!!! sincerly p/m andy passaretti
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back to the big name supplyers and if their great i will use them and money

will be no problem if their the best !!!!!! now your replys will be read !!!!!!!!


sincerly p/m andypassaretti !

SDowns
08-03-09, 03:51 AM
Steve will take care of you...I can't vouch for that other place you mentioned.