Chanters and Options 12 June 2016

Item Description Price Shipping 
(usa)
Wait 
Time
Original Penny-
Chanter
 
Finished
Stabilized natural cane budget reed and windcap included, no keys. Concert D Penny-Chanters and reeds shipped to any climate. Brass windcap included. See below for flat pitch and "quieter" chanters in D. $170.oo $17.oo 6 wks
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Black Plastic
P-C Exterior Upgrade
More traditional-looking black Delrin plastic exterior for the otherwise identical original Penny-Chanters described above. Not available as kit. Click here for more details Add 
$35.oo
No extra No extra
Original Penny-
Chanter Kit
 
Top & Bottom
All parts for complete Concert D Penny-Chanter and windcap, with assembly instruction sheet, finished budget reed, plain no-key chanter. Drill press required for finger-hole drilling. 
Click Here for more complete description. Also now available in Concert style C# and C, and in the quieter "Apartment Chanter."
$110.oo $17.oo 1 wk 
Original  Penny-
Chanter Kit 
Bottom Only
All parts for complete chanter but not windcap, with assembly instruction sheet, finished reed, plain no-key chanter. Drill press required for finger-hole drilling. $85.oo $17.oo 1 wk
Any Chanter 
Bottom Only 
Finished
Only the working bottom half with budget reed; no keys. Deduct 
$45
.
$15.oo 2 wks
Any Chanter, 
no reed
Any chanter or chanter bottom without reed. Deduct 
$40
. 1 wk
LESS
Performance Quality
Chanter Reed
Upgrade
Selected with more emphasis on tone; not recommended for beginners since the budget reed is guaranteed, and it helps us keep the queue moving faster. For all our chanters. For details click here. Add 
$20.oo
No extra 3 wks
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High C Key 
Installed
Brass key mounted. The C natural (the minor 7th) cannot be cross-fingered in the 2nd octave, hence the key. It is a somewhat rare note in Irish music, so many learners omit it from practice sets or first chanters. Add 
$46.oo
No extra .
High C Key 
Kit Only
Brass key, thumb pad flared, spring attached, mounting bracket cut and drilled, leather tonehole pad and brass screws included; with installation notes. Specialty drill bit and tap for the mounting screws extra, see below. Add 
$30.oo
No extra .
Chromatic
Keys
 
Installed
Not needed for most traditional dance tunes, so many learners do not purchase. Brass key(s) mounted for chromatic or "accidental" notes. F-natural, G# and B-flat available. Click Here for more complete details on chromatic keys. Add 
$46.oo
each.
No extra 1 wk
extra
Chromatic
Keys

Kit Only
For outfitting your existing Penny-Chanter or for chanter kits and set Advanced Kits.
Click Here for more complete details on chromatic keys. Target wait time is 1 week; will add 1 week if included with an order for a chanter or set. Shipping with other items, add nothing for 1-2 keys, only $2.oo for 3-4 (including high C key). Specialty drill bit and tap for the mounting screws extra, see below.
$30.oo
each
key.
$11 when
ordered alone
1-4 keys.
1 wk
alone,
1 extra
wk w/
chanter
Key Mount 
Drill / Tap
For key kits only, special drill bit (#55) and thread tap (0-80) needed for the mounting screws on all keys. Not needed for installed keys. If ordering with other items, no extra shipping cost. $10.oo $9 when
ordered alone
1 wk
no extra
w/ chan
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Spare  CONCERT
Staples
Finished metal tapered tubes onto which reed blades are tied. Made from traditional rolled sheet metal cones in .015" thick brass as chanter was originally tuned with. For Concert D, C# and C Penny-Chanters, not Apartment Chanter. $12.oo $9.oo for 
10 or fewer
1 Wk
Spare  Apartment
Chanter Staples
Finished straight brass 3/16" o.d. tubes onto which reed blades are tied. Not for Concert D, C# and C Penny-Chanters, only for Apartment Chanter. $7.oo $9.oo for 
10 or fewer
1 Wk
Flat Pitch
Concert C/C#
Penny-
Chanters
All the same options as with Concert D Penny- Chanter: black exterior option, high C key option, etc. Concert C and C# available, both use the identical standard Concert D Penny-Chanter budget reed. Click here for more information. These chanters are slightly costlier than the Concert D because of the smaller production quantities. Sound sample of C Set ready for customer, recorded 2 meters back, indoors. $185 $17.oo 3 Wks
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Apartment
Penny-
Chanter
A subdued-loudness chanter of performance-caliber response and the classic Concert D tonality, but quieter. It's set up for a closed-down budget reed built on common hobby tube staple, has smaller toneholes and a reduced bore taper. Available with all chanter, reed and windcap options including High C key, but no Chromatic Keys. More details here! These chanters are slightly costlier than the Concert D because of the smaller production quantities. $185 $17.oo 3 Wks
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Scottish 
Smallpipe 
Windcap
Special replacement windcap 3/4" o.d. to plug into smallpipe bag. The smaller air supply inlet tube and the solid windcap top are omitted so it's less expensive to make. A seat is turned for string or hemp wrapping to fit into the smallpipe.Must be full price if a special top diameter is required.
Click here for photo. Brass top enlarged above, installed onto chanter below.
Deduct 
$25.oo
 
if 3/4"
diameter
 No extra  .
Chanter Wind- 
cap Kit
Brass cap, top seal/mount, air supply pieces cut. Soldering required. $23.oo $11.oo 1 Wk
Chanter Wind-
cap Finished
Standard uilleann pipe chanter cap 3/4" o.d. brass body, 5/8" i.d, air supply tube 3/8" o.d. (narrower 5/16" OD by request, no extra charge). $46.oo $11.oo 1 Wks

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