The plastic pipe chanter is available with either the Peter Henderson® or R.G. Hardie® profile to suit your requirements.
Redesigned in 2011 by Alastair Dunn, it provides optimum sound when pitched in the range 478hz to 480hz.
A new reed seat design and oval sound holes allow this chanter to deliver a rich, resonant sound with projection and stability.
Designed by Alastair Dunn, Double Gold Medalist and Pipe Sergent of six-time World Champions Field Marshal Montgomery Pipe Band.
This chanter has been proven to deliver a winning sound for soloists. The holes are carefully sanded to give the feel of a vintage chanter before under going a rigorous polishing process.
The chanter produces a rich resonant tone that will provide superb harmonics with any set of drones.
Some of the major prizes won using this chanter include:
- Argyllshire Gathering Gold Medal
- Northern Meeting Clasp
- Argyllshire Gathering Senior Piobaireachd
- Overall Glenfiddich Champion
- Bratach Gorm, London
- Strachan Memorial MSR, London
- Argyllshire Gathering A Strathspey & Reel
The Blackwood pipe chanter comes complete with a reed protector and deluxe box.
Whether you are a beginner or a more seasoned piper learning new tunes, you will need a good practice chanter. A practice chanter can become so important it may never leave your side.
We offer a selection of sizes including junior, standard and long (pipe chanter size).
Plastic or hand finished African Blackwood practice chanters are available with nickel or imitation ivory.
Engraved nickel designs include Thistle, Victorian, Zoomorphic and Celtic.
The practice chanters are branded with “R.G. Hardie & Co. Ltd Glasgow”.