Shepherd Pipe Chanter Reed – The Shepherd Pipe chanter reed is one of the most popular reeds on the market today. It is being used my many of the worlds top pipe bands, and solo players. Each reed comes pre-tested and packaged individually in a plastic reed pack. This will protect them from chipping when not in use. Reeds are in 3 different strengths, soft, medium and hard. Please specify what strength you are looking for.