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Maintenance Items


Tie-In Kit

CODE: A-016

$5.99
Pipers' Choice
The Tie-in Cord KIT comes with 30 yards of strong waxed nylon tie-in cord, tie-in instructions, and 2 bits of leather for making welts for your chanter stock. There is enough cord here to tie in one pipe bag with all 5 stocks.


Double Wax

CODE: A-033 B

$5.99
Double wax is quite simply a cob of half pure beeswax and half cobblers wax. This way you will only need one cob in your pipe case, and it can be used for two different purposes. Complete with a piece of leather to use as a hand grip. This double wax cob is also formulated so that it will not melt into a black puddle in your pipe case as has been the custom in the past.

Pipers' Beeswax

CODE: A-032

$1.98
Pipers' Choice
Beeswax - This beeswax come in a container for easy application. The beeswax helps protect the hemp from extra moisture. The extra moisture can cause swelling that makes it difficult to move the hemped areas of the bagpipes. To use, simply run the hemp through the plastic holder device. Some pipers run the beeswax over the final wrap of hemp to ensure that the parts move smoothly. To do this, you will have to remove the hemp from the container. If you prefer, you can purchase pre-waxed hemp in either black or yellow rolls. This will save you time in waxing.

Chanter Stock Cover - Deluxe

CODE: A-042 D

$17.95
Pipers' Choice
Deluxe Chanter Stock Cover - Just as the regular chanter stock cover, this one works in the same manor. The only difference in this one is the engraved design on the outside of the cylinder. Many pipers that play in either multiple pipe bands or play solo and band performances, have two or more pipe chanters in their pipe case. Having one cover different from the other helps in identifying each chanter as they can look very similar.

Pure Beeswax

CODE: A-032 A

$3.00
Pipers' Choice
This cob of pure Beeswax is used for the same application as the regular beeswax that we sell. Some people prefer the pure beeswax because it is stickier than the regular wax. Both work well on the hemped joints on the bagpipe.

Teflon Tape

CODE: A-129

$2.98
Pipers' Choice
Teflon Tape is a non-stick tape that can be used to to properly fit your drone slides. This tape can be used when you just need to add just a bit of thickness to the hemp on the drone slides.

Tone Enhancers

CODE: A-362

$56.95
Shepherd Tone Enhancers - The Tone Enhancer provides a solution to problems of unsteady blowing, holding a constant tone in the drones and preventing excess moisture reaching the drone reeds. Tone enhancers allow players to maintain a tighter pipe bag while using less air to supply the reeds.

Chanter Stock Cover - Moisture Control

CODE: A-207

$21.95
Chanter Stock Cover - Moisture Control - This is an inexpensive method to control the moisture in your reed when not playing. The cap comes with two compact sponges. Add water to one to provide moisture when not playing, or insert the dry sponge to absorb moisture. Replacement sponges available.

Hemp - Black Waxed 2oz

CODE: A-030 B

$9.98
Pipers' Choice

Black Waxed Hemp - Black waxed hemp is used as a replacement to, or in combination with plain yellow hemp. The Black waxed hemp is a thicker weave than the yellow hemps, and is commonly used on drone tuning slides, and stock joints. It comes pre-coated with wax, so there is no need for applying beeswax to the hemp to strengthen it. Having your pipes hemped-up properly is one of the most important maintenance aspects on your bagpipe. It will help with proper tuning, and air efficiency.


Hemp - Waxed Yellow 2oz

CODE: A-030 Y

$9.98
Pipers' Choice

Yellow Waxed Hemp - Yellow waxed hemp is used as a replacement to, or in combination with plain yellow hemp. The Yellow waxed hemp is the same material as plain yellow hemp, however it is pre-coated with wax, so there is no need for applying beeswax to the hemp to strengthen it. Having your pipes hemped-up properly is one of the most important maintenance aspects on your bagpipe. It will help with proper tuning, and air efficiency.


Hemp - Plain Yellow 2oz

CODE: A-030

$6.98
Pipers' Choice

Plain Yellow Hemp - Bagpipe Hemp is a staple for every piper. Hemp is used on your bagpipes, and most practice chanters. It seems like you are always having to adjust a part of your pipes, and a roll of hemp is a must in every pipers case. Having your pipes hemped-up properly is one of the most important maintenance aspects on your bagpipe. It will help with proper tuning, and air efficiency. Plain Yellow hemp is the most popular and most diverse for using on your bagpipe.


Tie-In Cord - Full Roll

CODE: A-017

$49.95
Pipers' Choice
Tie-in Cord is a strong waxed nylon cord. It is used for tying in stocks on bagpipes. You can purchase Ty-in cord as a kit used for tying in one set of pipes. As well, you can buy it in a roll to tye-in multiple sets of pipes.

The Tie-in Cord kit comes with 30 yards of strong waxed nylon tie-in cord, instructions, and 2 bits of leather for making welts for your chanter stock. There is enough cord here to tie in one pipe bag with all 5 stocks.

The Roll of Tye-in cord has 500 yards of cord, this can tie in about 17 sets of pipes.