Elliot Pipe Chanter Reed - The Elliot Pipe chanter reed is a good stable reed for all levels of player. This reed has been used in both band, and solo competitions. Having a good quality bagpipe chanter reed is very important when playing a bagpipe. Each reed comes pre-tested and packaged individually in a plastic reed pack. This will protect them from chipping when not in use. Reeds are in 3 different strengths, soft, medium and hard. Please specify what strength you are looking for.
To gauge the strength of a chanter reed, we use the Pipers' Choice Reed Strength tester. Please note the following are levels of water column inches. Soft - 27 or lower, Medium - 28 to 37, Hard - 38 or more.