Highland Reeds new High Resonance Balance Tone drone reeds have been designed to produce more harmonics than the standard Balance Tone reeds.
They have the distinctive black plugs and feature all the same qualities of the original Balance Tone reeds.
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Balance Tone HR drone reeds
Posted by john fairless on 28th Jan 2022
I’ve used Balance Tone reeds off and on for twelve years now depending on what band i’m playing for. I recently plugged these into my Henderson set and instantly remembered why they’re my favorite. They are super easy to adjust on the fly, don’t take too much air and the sound has a lot of layers with solid starts and stops.
I was "blown away"!
Posted by Paul on 13th Jan 2022
I made the switch to 'modern' reeds in the mid 80's and never had a problem with my old Henderson's. I kept upgrading over the years and they continued to sound great with Wygent, EZ's, Cannings, and Kinnairds...until recently. They suddenly got fussy with everything in the drawer, so I thought I'd give BT/HR a try. Wow! The ease of setting them up and adjusting, alone, is worth 5 stars. Then the strike, the tuning, the harmonics, and the air-efficiency are worth another 5 stars. They tune and lock quickly, and pick them up next day they play like you never put them down. I've got another set on order now for a different set of pipes.
Balance Tone Drone Reeds
Posted by Unknown on 21st Oct 2021
I really like these reeds. They are very stable, easy to make adjustments, and less buzzy than regular Balance Tone reeds.
Posted by Justin Royer on 17th Jan 2021
These have greatly improved my son's McCallum bagpipes to sounding better than ever. These eliminate his need for drone corks while tuning.
Posted by Unknown on 6th Jun 2020
From the moment I put them on it not only improved the sound but it also made the drones easier to play and the bagpipe easier to be controlled. Just what I needed ! Great product!!
Posted by ED on 1st Jun 2020
In combination with the valves of the same brands the improvement has been impressive! Much easier to start and stop the drones and has an excellent sound!