Uilleann Pipe Maintenance

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Composite Drone Reed Maintenance Overview

Composite Drone Reed Maintenance Overview

Composite Drone Reeds Maintenance
I have been working with 'composite' drone reeds (metal body/cane tongue) in my Uilleann Pipes since around the mid 90's....
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Instructions for Re-Tonguing Composite Drone Reeds

Instructions for Re-Tonguing Composite Drone Reeds

Composite Drone Reeds Maintenance
Materials that you will need: A Bass saxophone reed or Bass Clarinet reed soft grade. A tenor Sax reed is...
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Instructions for Tuning Composite Drone Reeds

Instructions for Tuning Composite Drone Reeds

Composite Drone Reeds Maintenance
The following guidelines apply generally to tuning all kinds of drone reeds. a) The shorter the tongue the higher the...
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