Irish Uilleann Pipe
Penny-Chanter Sets
Ready-to-Play Finished Sets and Easy-to-Assemble Kits

11 April 2017

All orders are fully open.

Drones and all set orders go to the end of the queue.
Chanters, reeds, other components and parts expect to ship in the specified time from the date we receive your order. They don't wait for the longer set-and-drones queue.

Item Description Price Shipping 
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Finished Sets

Sets are made in the overwhelmingly most common musical key of Concert D unless flat pitch sets (key of C# or C) are specified. Some price increase for flat pitch sets, see below.

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Starter Set 
Finished
Everything finished, ready to play. Some adjustment of bag neck and connecting air hose length will be required for greatest comfort--documentation and materials included. Vinyl bag, real wood-&-leather bellows. Reeds and sets are shipped into any climate. Click Here for more complete description. $568.oo $36.oo Queue
"3/8" Set 
Finished
A "Practice Set" with a partial stand of the 2 smaller Budget Concert Drones with mini-mainstock connector, for a more musical experience when practicing. CLICK HERE for more complete description. Slight extra cost for flat pitch sets. $968.oo $40.oo Queue
Half Set 
Finished
A Starter or Practice Set with full stand of Budget Concert Drones added. The drones are full concert tonal quality in budget construction with new default leather bag. CLICK HERE for set photo & details. Slight extra cost for flat pitch sets. $1,370.oo
$46.oo Queue
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Lower Priced, Easy-to-Assemble Set Kits

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Starter Set 
Easy Kit
Often termed a "Practice Set" . Finished Penny-Chanter and finished stabilized natural cane reed, Vinyl Bag Kit, real wood-&-leather Bellows Kit, all necessary connectors and parts. Bellows wood varnished. Reeds and sets are shipped into any climate. Click Here for more complete description. $388.oo $36.oo Queue
"3/8" Set 
Easy Kit
A "Practice Set" in the "Easy Kit" form with partial stand of the 2 smaller Budget Concert Drones and mini-mainstock added for a more musical experience when practicing. The drones are finished and simply need to be attached to the bag as part of the kit assembly. CLICK HERE for drone details. Drones are completely finished, ready to tie into bag and play. $728.oo $40.oo Queue
Half Set 
Easy Kit
A "Practice Set" in the "Easy Kit" form with full stand of Budget Concert Dones added. The drones are finished and simply need to be attached to the bag as part of the kit assembly. CLICK HERE for drone details. Drones are complete and ready to tie into bag and play. $1,130.oo $46.oo Queue
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Upgrade Options for Sets or Kits

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Hard Sided
Carrying
Cases
Hard-sided compact Pakistani carrying cases with room for Starter Sets or Practice sets. Black exterior, lightly padded colored velveteen interior, snaps with combination locks. Details: click here. Add
$90.oo
No extra No extra
Black Plastic 
Upgrade for the
Penny-Chanter
 
Original brass-bore Penny-Chanter with more traditional-looking black plastic exterior. Click here for more details. Add
$35.oo
No extra No extra
High C Key 
Installed for
Chanter
(Not for Advanced Kit) 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. Add 
$46.oo
No extra No extra
Chromatic
Chanter Keys
 
Installed for
Chanter
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. Specialty drill bit and tap for the mounting screws extra, see below. Add 
$46.oo
each.
No extra 1 wk
extra
Advanced 
Kit Option
Any set or kit, but with the Penny-Chanter itself in kit form, not assembled. Drill press required for chanter finger-hole drilling.  Click Here for more complete description. Deduct 
$70.oo
No extra No extra
More Chanter
Options
Click here for chanters page for more options and accessories for chanters.
Click here for reeds & small parts page for reed options.
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Flat Pitch for
Half Set
CONCERT style (wide bore) flat half set in the musical key of C# or C-Natural. Uses identical chanter and drone reeds as the Concert D's. Identical mainstock for drones. Slight extra price due to low production rate. Sound sample of C Set ready for customer, recorded 2 meters back, indoors. Add $45.oo No extra No extra
Flat Pitch for
3/8 Set
CONCERT style (wide bore) flat half set in the musical key of C# or C-Natural. Uses identical chanter and drone reeds as the Concert D's. Identical mainstock for drones. Slight extra price due to low production rate. Click here for sound sample of Concert C natural chanter with baritone drone recorded naturally outdoors in stereo, 2 meters away. Add $30.oo No extra No extra
Leather Bag
Starter Set
Upgrade
Stout cowhide bag, using glued wraparound seam construction. A lifetime value. Add $70.oo No extra No extra
Wood Drones
Upgrade
Click here for cocobolo full stand. Click here for mopane bass drone photo. Cocobolo or mopane available, plain decoration but with brass ferrules reinforcing certain bass drone segments added. Uses our budget plastic wood-veneer valve-switched hollow mainstock. Extra upgrade required for full sized Pakistan wood mainstock. Add $500.oo
to Half Set
price.
No extra No extra
Full Wood
Mainstock
Upgrade
Regulator-ready Pakistani wood mainstock for drones. Completely refurbished for quality valve action, varnish and lacquer. Click here to see drone stand with full sized Pakistani mainstock. Bass regulator extension bar can be left on or removed. This is an upgrade to a drones or set order even with the wood drones upgrade. Add $200.oo No extra No extra
Vinyl Bag 
Half Set
"Downgrade"
Half Set with budget vinyl bag. Very airtight, probably best suited for more casual playing cycles and easier reeds. The bag I play every day for testing chanters and half sets is 2 year old vinyl. Deduct
$70
No extra No extra.
Any Above, 
No Reed
Deduction for sets with no reed (you will supply your own). Chanter manual includes complete dimensions for reed and staple. We also sell spare staples. Deduct 
$50.oo
No extra No extra
High C Key 
Kit Only for
Chanters
For either Easy or Advanced kit, a brass key, thumb pad flared, spring attached, mounting bracket cut and drilled, leather tonehole pad and brass screws included; with installation notes. Add 
$30.oo
No extra No extra
Chromatic
Chanter Keys

Kit Only
For outfitting an existing Penny-Chanter or for Advanced Kits.
Click Here for more complete details on chromatic keys. Target wait time is 1 week; will add 1 week wait to time 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.
No extra
with set
1 wk
extra.
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 No extra
with set
No extra

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