RK “red” reeds are free blowing and responsive, with a dark sound through the entire range of the instrument.
They are hand made from select Italian cane from ‘Andante e Rondo’, using a Herzberg shape. They have a classic Turk knot in cotton thread sealed with wax. No toxic chemicals, glues or other hazardous materials are used. They have a definite collar and spine and a light tip. They are on the harder side of medium, and ready to play.
- Overall length: 56 mm
- Collar cut in at 29 mm
- From Collar to tip: 27 mm
- From first wire to butt: 26 mm
- From second wire to butt: 18 mm
- Tip width: 15 mm
- Width at collar: 9 mm
- Width at first wire: 8.5 9 mm
- Width at second wire: 8 mm
These reeds are handmade in limited numbers. The reed maker sends them as they are ready. If we are out of stock please join the waiting list to be notified when they are back in stock. A 3 to 5 week wait is sometimes possible.
These reeds are fully sanitized before shipment.