Long Practice Chanters Gallery
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#5 Long practice chanter, all African blackwood with sterling silver sole and ferrule. Ivory bulb.

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This bulb is mammoth ivory.
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These practice chanters are perfectly pitched.
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Here is a fancy practice chanter with no ivory. The silver is not engraved, and the top is all delrin.


#4L Long practice chanter, all African blackwood with real ivory sole and ferrule.

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Two full mounted ivory practice chanters.
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Ivory soles are lovely.
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Notice how the scribe lines on the ivory ferrule match those on the wood bottom.
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Long practice chanter, all African blackwood with real ivory sole and silver ferrule.

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 Ivory practice chanter sole.
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View of bottom of ivory sole.
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The whole practice chanter.


#3La Long practice chanter, all African blackwood with art. ivory sole and silver ferrule.
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The slight curvature of the top is consistent here. If you look at the reflection of the light you will see a smooth line, which indicates a carefully made practice top, with no waves or dips..

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Nice shots of a #3La long practice chanter.

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View of ferrule and sole on #3La long practice chanter.

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Another view.

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The stamp on top of a #3La.

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Another shot of a #3La long practice chanter, this time with art. ivory bulb.


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View of the tenon of the #1L long practice chanter. The o-rings make for a secure and airtight fit.

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#1L practice chanter (all delrin).

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