|| KIRK LYNCH
instrument features the
highest quality materials available and is built to the same high level
of craftsmanship. Ebony is the standard timber for all parts with the
exception of the mainstock and bellow sides which are either cherry or
black walnut. Optional timbers are available on request.
Brass is standard for all metal parts, and all sets are available with
nickel plating as an option. Please inquire about the current cost of
nickel plating. All keywork is done completely by hand and is sprung
with commercially available springs.
Regulators feature a plunger type endcap in addition to the traditional
tuning pin to aid in stability and tuning.
All pipe chanters are voiced with the aid of a stroboscope to insure
accuracy of tuning and are set up to play at concert pitch A=440. Pipes
are shipped fully reeded and in good working order.
A 10% non-refundable deposit is
necessary upon receipt of your order with final payment due when the
set is completed.
Shipping costs will be added to the final payment.
Please call or e-mail for current availability.
Note: All prices are in US Dollars and are
current as of 01 January 2011.
Practice Set - Ebony chanter
with brass reed cap and block mounts for the addition of F natural, G sharp,
and B flat keys, which may be added at a later date (some re-voicing of
the chanter may be required). Padded bellows and high quality airtight
leather bag included. $1750
Half Set - Practice set with the addition of a
and three drones with shut-off switch. The mainstock is pre-bored to
accept regulators. $3300
Three Quarter Set - Three Quarter Set - Half
set with the addition of tenor and baritone regulators $6300
Full Set - Three quarter set with the addition
of the bass
regulator. Please note that when adding a bass regulator to an existing
set, the mainstock, tenor and baritone regulators must be returned for
proper fitting of the bass regulator and for adjustment of key heights.
Keyless Pipe Chanter - Ebony
chanter with brass reed cap and block mounts for optional keys. $1050
Chanter Keys - C natural, F natural, and G
sharp keys. $175 each
Wooden Reed Cap - Serves the same purpose as
the brass reed cap, but is more aesthetically pleasing. $250
Stop Key - A wooden reed cap with the addition
of a valve
key for stopping the air supply to the chanter for greater ease in fine
tuning of drones and regulators. The key may be positioned on either
the front or back of the chanter. $450
Mainstock and three drones - Converts Practice
set to half set. $1650
- Tenor - 5 keys for F sharp, G, A, B, and C natural.
- Baritone - 4 keys for D, F sharp, G, and A. $1500
- Bass - 4 keys for G, A, B, and C natural $1750
Bellows - Walnut or cherry sides, padded and
complete with leather waist and arm straps. $400
- Chanter reeds $100
- Regulator reeds $100
- Drone reeds - Composite brass and plastic for greater
stability (Cane drone reeds are no longer available). Set of three.