RT Shepherd Pipe Chanter Reed
The Shepherd Pipe Chanter Reed is a tried and tested reed among top bands and soloists.
What Shepherd Says about Shepherd Pipe Chanter Reeds: "Our superior production methods and strict quality control at each stage of manufacture (10 stages in total) ensure that the length of the Shepherd reed remains constant in relation to its other variables. The end result - a unique reed produced and finished by a combination of dedicated craftsmen and advanced machinery techniques and providing greater efficiency, easy adjustment for weaker blowers and easy adjustment to raise pitch. This consistency makes it easier to manipulate the reed for the required strength and still maintained its desired consistency of pitch and vibrancy."
"All Shepherd reeds and instruments are designed to deliver a pitch combination of 472Hz - 475Hz and above depending on climatic conditions."