Reed Wizard ©

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Reed Wizard ©

The design of the Reed Wizard © tool is based on a reed mandrel hand-made for Terry Lee by his piping teacher, James MacMillan. Over the years, Terry relied on this tool for reed manipulation in the SFU Pipe Band.

The Reed Wizard © tool design has been improved upon allowing for safe storage and long life. It is now being produced by GANAAN Highland Manufacturing.

The Reed Wizard © allows for the easy manipulation of the staple in the pipe chanter reed. It allows the user to make adjustments to the staple prolonging the life of a pipe chanter reed while at the same time improving the sound.

The Reed Wizard © handle and cover are both machined from T6061-T6 aluminum, while the mandrel incorporates a double bevel design made from O1 tool steel which is then heat treated, quenched and tempered insuring strength, durability and longevity. The mandrel is as hard as a high-end knife yet flexible enough to apply torque to it to open the staple up allowing you to match your reeds easily.

The Reed Wizard © is then anodized and laser etched providing a brilliant finish and is currently available in red, grey/pewter and blue. There are a variety of other colors available by special order including green, orange, gold, purple and black (grey).

Each Reed Wizard © comes packaged in a shipping box along with an insert on safety precautions for its care and use. Each box is then sealed on each end with a clear retail package seal.