The Clanrye synthetic Pipe Chanter reed is stable, consistent and not affected by moisture. Unlike cane reeds, the tone does not depreciate with playing. They do not need to be blown in! The strength at the outset is the strength for life. Some of the reeds features are: no blowing in, excellent stability, moisture and temperature resistance, high performance, extended lifetime and adjustable balance. Strong strength. The Clanrye Pipe Chanter Reed is a fixed strength reed which cannot be modified in any way.