High and low C# are the ones I'm missing, as well as middle and low
Bbs.  The high C# might be better utilized as a high C.  I'm probably
exposing a gross ignorance by speculating which keys at the top of the
chanter would be most useful.

On 12/14/10, barr...@nspipes.co.uk <barr...@nspipes.co.uk> wrote:
> So, which 13 keys do you have? I can guess the two missing Bb's.
> On the other hand, missing two C#'s seems a little strange.
>
> Barry
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> Quoting John Dally <dir...@gmail.com>:
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>> When do you qualify to really "need" more keys?  When I ordered my set
>> a number of years ago I was convinced that the desire for 17 keys was
>> really too much, so I ordered a thirteen key set instead.  Now I find
>> myself reaching for the two "missing" Bb's and C#'s.  Is there such a
>> thing as "key-envy"?  Is it presumptuous or perhaps a failure of
>> imagination to want more keys?  How many keys is enough?  I hear tell
>> of twenty five key chanters now.  Is this obsession a pipemaker's
>> nightmare?
>> cheers,
>> John
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