Drone Stock Valves

CODE: A-073

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Pipers' Choice Drone stock plugs, install in the bottom of your drone stocks and help give greater control over your bagpipe by ensuring clean starts and cutoffs. These drone plugs are easy to adjust for blowing strength. They will also fit your bagpipe when using the Ross Canister bag system.

Corking Kit

CODE: A-026

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The Drone corking kit will allow you to put cork on your drone slides in place of hemp for smooth tuning ability. This was at one time the popular thing to do, and is becoming more popular lately. The cork does not expand and contract to the same extremes at hemp does, so your tuning slides are more accurate in many different climates.

Third Hand

CODE: A-127

Little Mac
Pipers Third Hand - This handy device fits easily over your pipe chanter to make tuning your drones easier and more accurate. With the 3rd hand covering the holes normally covered by B, C and D fingers of the bottom hand, simply tune drones and remove the device so you can start to play. It is a must for every piper!

Goose Adapter

CODE: A-041

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Bagpipe Goose Adapter - This adapter fits into the chanter stock to adapt a piper's present regular-sized or large-sized practice chanter bottom to the bagpipe, to give an inexpensive goose, after corking the drones or stocks. This allows the piper to practice at length without becoming winded, or young players to practice blowing before moving on to a regular bagpipe chanter and reed. This is the type of product that every piper can use.

Inline Drone Valves

CODE: A-031

The Inline Drone Valves are designed for striking-in and cutting-off perfectly every time. They also act as an efficient air flow regulator to give a steady and concise air flow to the drones for a steadier sound. The Inline drone valves are only able to be used in the Ross canister Pipe bag, and they attach onto the top of the canister, then to the different hoses. For those not playing a Ross canister Pipe bag, would use the Pipers' Choice Drone Stock Plugs (A-073) for striking in and out perfectly.

Fraser Vest

CODE: A-370

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Fraser Vest - for pipe bag For those that play a synthetic pipe bag and love the ease of maintenance of synthetic however prefer the feel of a hyde bag under your arm, then this is the answer. The Fraser Vest fits over the pipe bag, as shown in the picture to the left, and then gets hidden under the bag cover. The vest goes over the stocks, this is to avoid slipping. When you have the bag cover on your bag, nobody even knows it's there. It feels just like a hyde bag under your arm when playing. It's a great idea and works like a charm. Fits all types of synthetic bags.

Dycem Anti Slip Patch

CODE: A-363

This Dycem anti-slip patch is sewn onto the pipe bag cover to help keep the pipe bag up under your arm while playing. This can be extremely important depending on what type of material your jacket is made of. Some pipers use one patch where it is situated closest to the body and others like to put two patches on the pipe bag cover with the other being situated under the arm that goes around the bag. The patch is easy to install on to existing covers, or you can have one sewn on to your new bagpipe cover.

Reed Absorbs

CODE: A-211

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Reed Absorbs - absorb moisture or saliva that collects at the bottom of the reed in your practice chanter. Can be used in practice chanters and pipes with polypenco stocks where moisture is a problem. Packs of 12 Absorbent disks per package. Most people will notice that on hemped part of the practice chanter, that there is usually a buildup of moisture after playing. This will help collect a large part of that moisture.

Thumb Stop

CODE: A-210

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Thumb Stop - The thumb is a must for every beginning piper. It is used to train the thumb on your right hand to stay directly behind the middle finger. This will help you have the proper finger placement allowing you to play birls, taorluaths, and grace notes properly. As well as being good for a beginner, they are great for an existing player who wants to work on their technique.

Reed Mandrel

CODE: A-212

The Reed Mandrel is a great little tool for altering your pipe chanter reed. This is a tool that can be used for adjusting the strength of your pipe chanter reed.

Drone Reed Extenders

CODE: A-040

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Drone Reed Extenders (pack of 3) - This product allows drones to lower on the tuning pin. This will help you attain better control and better overall sound. The extenders go into the reed seat and are easily installed. Please note, these are not useful on every set of pipes. Most pipes tune properly, and there are not necessary, but if your drones constantly tune too high on the tuning pins, then this is a product to solve that situation and give you the sound and control you are looking for.

Bagpipe Manometer


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Bagpipe Manometer - Steady Blowing is one of the hardest things to learn on the Bagpipes. This manometer has been specially designed for easy use with the bagpipe. There are 2 different attachments that adapt to your pipes. One piece fits between the bottom of the blowpipe, and fits between the blowpipe and the blowpipe stock. This is the piece that holds the manometer gauge. The other piece fits between the bottom of the outside tenor stock, and outside tenor bottom. This piece allows the air pressure in the bag to be measured. The gauge is easy to read as it is in your site of view.