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The Worlds Finest Reeds For The Great Highland Bagpipe

Specialist Maker of Bagpipe Reeds, Pipe Chanter Reeds, Drone Reeds and Small Pipe Reeds

MG Reeds proven winners

Inveraray and District Grade 1 World Champions 2017

Champion of Champions 2017 and 2018

with MG Cane Drone reeds

MG Reeds proven winners

Scottish Power Grade 1 British Champions 2018


MG Cane Drone reeds

MG Reeds proven winners

Gordon McCready wins Braemar Gold Medal


MG White Mamba Drone reeds

MG Reeds proven winners

Chris Lee 2nd in Piobaireachd at Lorient Festival


MG Cane Drone and Chanter Reeds

MG Reeds proven winners

Ciaren Ross Shotts and Dykehead ... " played your new synthetics last night at band

and I kid you not they never moved. It was a 2 hour practice

and even with moisture they were solid"

MG Reeds proven winners

Graham Drummond FMM ... " New Drone reeds = pretty darn awesome

been playing for best part of an hour

and I've tuned them once"

MG Reeds proven winners

Jamie Elder wins B MSR at Lochaber Gathering at Lochaber Gathering

with MG Chanter Reed

Calum Wynd 2nd with MG White Mambas

MG Reeds proven winners

Stuart McCallum 2nd at Highlands and Islands Oban

and 5th at The SPA Annual Gathering

with MG White Mambas

MG Reeds proven winners

Gordon McCready  1st in piobaireachd, 3rd in March at Bathgate

Graham Dummond 1st s/r and 4th March

with MG White Mambas

MG Reeds proven winners

Gordon McCready  wins  piobaireachd

at the Atholl Gathering

with MG White Mambas

We take an enormous pride in creating our bagpipe reeds and hope that you'll find our website beneficial. Our aim is to be the best maker of reeds and provider of services to the piping community world wide. We strive to meet and exceed our customer’s expectations.

Please explore our bagpipe help pages. Here you will find detailed help guides to setting up drone reeds and fine tuning your chanter reeds in order to obtain the very best from your musical instrument. There are comprehensive guides on maintenance, hemping and seasoning provided for your information. Please feel free to share these pages.

Based in Kilmarnock, Scotland, within the McCallum Bagpipes factory we are in a unique position to provide our customers with the very best bagpipe reeds, bagpipes and accessories available today. We have secure on line shopping facilities and all the McCallum Bagpipes we supply are hand selected by us to ensure that you are receiving the very best of the best. All the bagpipe reeds and small pipe reeds manufactured by us are individually tested to ensure stability of tone and quality of craftsmanship. Please feel free to contact us should you have any requirements.

MG Range of Drone Reeds Chanter Reeds and Small Pipe Reeds

MG White Carbons ...White Mambas

New to the market after a year of trials, the MG white mambas, as they have been nick named, are proven winners. The introduction of the unique paddle shaped tenor tongues to our bagpipe reeds, give improved stability and strike in. In comparison to the original carbons, they are a little livelier, however do not have the over buzz normally associated with carbon-tongued reeds.

Additionally we have comprehensive set up and maintenance help guides which are available in the menus above and below.

MG Carbons
MG white mambas

MG Carbons

This premium set of reeds have a full set of carbon fibre tongues therefore giving an instantly steady reed. In addition, our tenor reeds in this set do not give the harsh buzz sound normally associated with carbon fibre reeds as the design gives a full rich tone yet retain a smooth and mellow sound.

Precision engineered bagpipe drone reeds, made from moisture resistant materials.

Our comprehensive help guide to drone reed set up will provide you with some great advise on reed optimisation

MG Carbons

MG Drone Reeds

Our original synthetic drone reeds.  The design gives the best possible combination of harmonics from the bass and tenor drones by utilising man made materials to ensure richness of tone, stability of sound and reliability.

MG Drone reeds

MG Cane Drone reeds

Cane is easy... give it a try. MG cane drone reeds are hand crafted from the finest sources of cane using traditional methods. As a result, it is the reed of choice by Inveraray and District Pipe Band Grade 1 world champions 2017.

Additionally you can find cane reed set up help guides in the menus above and below.

MG Cane Drone Reeds

MG Small Pipe Reeds

Our small pipe reeds are available for chanters in the key of A, C, and D. These reeds have a very crisp, bright and clear tone. Hand crafted from the finest selected cane grown in the Var region of France. For bellow driven or mouth blown small pipes.

Small Pipe reed

MG Chanter reeds

Our reeds have successfully lifted prizes in pipe band and solo competitions, including the Gold medal and World Championships. They have proven to be balanced, reliable and stable. Crafted from the finest sources of cane, MG chanter reeds are easily manipulated too suit your own set up.

In addition comprehensive reed manipulation pages are available from the menus below. These pages will help you with setting up a chanter reed and adjusting the strength of a chanter reed.

MG bagpipe chanter reed
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