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How to Thread Drone Reed Seats (with Carl Donley)


In this post, Carl demonstrates the proper way to thread your drone reed seats. You drone reeds will never fall in your bag again. Disclaimer: Do this at your own risk and make sure you (and your instructor) understand all the implications and risks.  This can void the warranty on some sets of pipes.



Carl Donley Carl Donley is professional piper who hails originally from Chicago. He has been playing for over 20 years and has taken numerous prizes in solos throughout his rise to the professional grade. Carl got his pipe band start with the Ft. Lauderdale Highlanders in south Florida, and also played in the Grade 2 Chicago Midlothian Scottish Pipe Band during high school, before joining The Oran Mor Pipe Band in 2008. In addition to playing in Oran Mor, Carl was the Pipe Major of The Iona College Pipe Band during his four years at Iona College. He is now the Chief Operating Officer at the Piper's Dojo.