Shepherd Pipe Chanter Reed
The Shepherd chanter reed was the catalyst that created RT Shepherd and Sons (Scotland) Ltd.
The characteristic of the pipe reed as well as being dependant on the rigidity of the cane being used also depends on the control of the following ratios in the construction and design
Length / Curvature Thickness / Length Staple production consistency
All Shepherd reeds and instruments are designed to deliver a pitch combination of 472Hz – 475Hz and above depending on climatic conditions.
NOTE: All reeds are non returnable for hygiene reasons