The sides are virtually parallel at the top. Once the cane is placed, the hand not holding the mandrel retrieves the spool which holds the thread and, holding it taut, wraps it once around the cane and the staple, about a millimeter below the end of the staple. Measurements: 10-10.5 mm diameter cane. The Gilbert shaper tips are made by RDG Woodwinds. RDG (robert gilbert) sells three versions of the Mack tip: the Mack, the Mack+ and the Mack++. I am a reed maker of about two years and am about to head off to college, so I figured I’d get an idea for what shaper tips do and what not. Used Gilbert 1 Shaper Tip | Oboe Duck Reeds. I like the vibrancy but I’m not sure if it’s the right setup for me. Personally, with a -1 Gilbert shaper tip, I tie at 73 or 74 mm. The -1 tip, measuring 6.9 mm at the tip, is the most popular, followed closely by the +1 and -1n, which are slightly wider and slightly narrower, respectively. Oboe shaper tip and handle: There are many brands of oboe shapers. Frequently visit the reed room and keep you eyes and ears open while you are there. All Rights Reserved. Ruth. Of Bands/HS Asst. Categories Uncategorized. Sign up for the latest news, offers and products! I also like Caleb -1. Of course, your altitude will be a factor here as … 5.1mm is a "typical" wrap point. Gilbert -1 (sometimes when you order this online it will be listed as RDG -1) I like the sound of this tip. $700 Selling a Used Instrument or Miscellaneous Double Reed Items on Consignment Please feel free to call and discuss the possibility of selling your used oboe, bassoon, or flute through our consignment program. 2. My goal was to make some reeds I don’t need to blow as hard for to get to work the way I want, as I made pretty stable reeds. Gilbert Oboe Shaper Tips $ 135.00 Select options; Lucarelli Oboe Shaper Tip $ 229.00 Add to cart; Mack ++ Oboe Shaper Tip $ 240.00 Add to cart; Mack-Pfeiffer Oboe Shaper Tip $ 229.00 Add to cart; Mack+ Oboe Shaper Tip $ 240.00 Read more; RDG Luxe Shaper Handle 2.0 $ 130.00 Add to cart; Reeds 'n Stuff Oboe Shaping Machine $ 875.00 Add to cart; Reeds 'n Stuff Oboe Shaping Machine Forms $ 150.00 … I personally use the Joshua+2 for oboe, and the Mimi for English horn. I use brand-name razor blades for my shaping. There are some knife marks on the sides of the jaws. Oboe Shaper Handle. Author: GoodWinds ★2017 Date: 2012-05-11 16:06 I've been wondering the exact same stuff, Shawn. They play but they are hard to get vibrating and to get moving. Tied at 72-72.5 mm (73-73.5 mm for Gilbert 1 Shape) Finished length 69-70 mm (~71 mm for Gilbert 1 Shape) : Oboe - Amazon.com FREE DELIVERY possible on eligible purchases ... Mack+ Shaper Tip or Gilbert 1 Shaper Tip. This is a very consistent tip with many fine qualities. The Westwind Classic Series of shaper tips includes the Brannen X and Pfeiffer/Mack Oboe shaper tips, as well as the Brannen English Horn shaper tip. Oboe Reed Blanks come tied, but not scraped or clipped open. There is also a copy of the Pfeifer Mack tip (from the early 80's I think) which is considerably wider that I believe Bob Hubbard at Westwind Precision Machining makes, it is available from MMI (midwest musical imports). Note: Processed Cane is NOT returnable. User account menu. $125.00 Preowned Gilbert -1N Oboe Shaper tip. I was wondering if there are some shaper tips where I could tie on 72, so I don't have to scrape so much :) Also, how long do … If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us. Featured Best Selling Alphabetically, A-Z Alphabetically, Z-A Price, low to high Price, high to low Date, new to old Date, old to new. Exclusively shaped with a Gilbert -1 shaper tip. Oboe Reed Blanks come tied, but not scraped or clipped open. Shop. Other popular shaper tips are Brannen X, Weber, and Mack-Pfeiffer. Shape. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts . Price: $5.00 each . Our commitment to quality at Sandpiper means developing partnerships with global brands and suppliers. Oh also I’m using chiarugi o ring staples, I love them. Adam Oboe Shaper Tips Caleb. This tip is a copy of a famous tip … Exclusively shaped with a Gilbert -1 shaper tip. Home › Forums › Reeds › The Oboe Reed Room › Gilbert Shaper Tip Tagged: gilbert, reedmaking, shapertips This topic has 0 replies, 1 voice, and was last updated 6 months, 2 weeks ago by Nathaniel Holden. $55.00. I appreciate the depth of tone that comes with it and it's nice to have a reed that's big enough to blow against. It is also possible to order cane from oboe stores that has been shaped on specific shapes so to try them out.