The Duncan MacRae reproduction bagpipes are exact copies of the original MacRae bagpipes played by Stuart Liddell. The antique MacRae pipes were replicated by McCallum Bagpipes in order to produce a bagpipe resembling Stuarts impeccable sounding instrument. What a magnificent sounding bagpipe! A full and steady harmonic tone that is unparalleled in new era bagpipes currently manufactured. This MacRae reproduction bagpipe is made from African Blackwood and features engraved thistle alloy ferrules, slides and ringcaps with imitation ivory projecting mounts. Included is an imitation ivory and engraved thistle alloy mouthpiece.
Includes a McCallum Gandy blackwood pipe chanter. Also included is Willie McCallum Bannatyne hyde pipe bag with zipper, deluxe black bag cover with zipper, gripper, velcro closure, black flat trim and black silk cords. Comes with an adjustable universal blowpipe. Finally, the pipes are reeded with Ezee drone reeds and a Shepherd Classic pipe chanter reed.
Click to hear Stuart Liddell playing the MacRae bagpipes at the official launch.
This Deluxe Pipers case is the latest edition to the R.G. Hardie line of bagpipe cases.
It is the ultimate backpack case for your bagpipes. This case has a stylish look with gold piping and is available in three colors. Foam padded walls protect your pipes. Lots of specialized storage for your accessories. The handles and back supports both have padding making it comfortable for you to travel with your pipes.
Fred Morrison bellows blown smallpipes in key of A are precision manufactured by a team of highly skilled craftsmen at McCallum Bagpipes.
The Fred Morrison bellows blown blackwood smallpipes project a beautiful mellow tone. This set comes with imitation ivory button mounts, celtic engraved alloy ferrules. Includes the drone switch which not only makes the smallpipes easier to play while learning but also while playing with other instruments. Also included is a synthetic bag, green velvet cover. Finally, the smallpipes are reeded with Ezee drone reeds and a cane chanter reed.
Your smallpipes will be set up and tested by our professional pipers to ensure they are ready to play when you take delivery of them.
Designed in 2019 by Alastair Dunn, Double Gold Medalist and 10-time World Champion with Field Marshal Montgomery Pipe Band
This chanter features smaller finger holes. The Infinity chanter allows pipe corps to integrate and play at the same pitch.
The Infinity chanter has been extensively tested in a synthetic and leather pipe bag set-up with a range of reeds and produces a rich resonant tone that will provide superb harmonics with any set of drones. It provides optimum sound when pitched in the range 480hz to 484hz
The R.G. Hardie Infinity poly pipe chanter comes complete with a reed protector and protective tube.
The Bannatyne dri-flo moisture control system is an excellent system for managing moisture in the bagpipe.
It also acts as a filter for easy strike ins and cut offs. Once gels turn a dark color simply place in oven for approximately 45 minutes at 100C. The Bannatyne system allows for flexible moisture control and improves stability and steadiness of the bagpipe.
All new Canmore Hybrid pipe bag. Neck cut back to relieve pressure on the piper’s arm. New longer zipper fitted on the angle. Constructed using their technologically advanced GORE-TEX® material with a hide outer providing superior moisture control allowing you to play for longer periods of time.
Designed by double gold medalists and world champion pipers, Callum Beaumont and Alastair Dunn.
This chanter features smaller finger holes in comparison to the multi-prize winning Peter Henderson Blackwood Pipe Chanter and plays at a slightly higher pitch.
It has been extensively tested in a synthetic and leather pipe bag set-up with a range of reeds and produces a rich, resonant bright sound with a solid Hi G for light music and piobaireachd playing.
This chanter builds on the success of the Peter Henderson Blackwood chanter and combined with Callum’s feedback and experience playing at the highest level of solo piping competition, we have designed a chanter for all abilities wishing to achieve a world class sound. The holes are carefully sanded to give the feel of a vintage chanter before undergoing a rigorous polishing process.
The R.G. Hardie Blackwood Infinity pipe chanter comes complete with a reed protector and deluxe box.
“A blackwood pipe chanter with a bright sound and stable Hi G”
The Blair Professional Analog & Digital Bagpipe Tuner is perfect for Pipe Band tuning to achieve a finely tuned pipe section. Both the LCD and Analog meters provide feedback with excellent detection of drones and chanter, multiple visual feedback options highlighting realtime frequency detection and pitch movement. If tuning in a band setting, we recommend the HBT clip (sold separately).