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Tip Profiling Machine for Bassoon

This is the ultimate machine for any bassoonist. It makes every reed tip identical and allows thickness adjustments as well. A must for any serious reed maker.

# RBTPM   $1799
instruction manual

Profiling Machine for Bassoon

 2 scoring blades make a perfect center line for folding and a clean collar. The profile is thicker in the middle and is set up for 120 mm cane. Overall thickness can be adjusted as well as the taper.

# RBPM   $1799
instruction manual

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Gouging Machine for Bassoon -
Beautifully simple machine with guillotine set for 120 mm. Comes with a 24 mm radius gauge and a 120 mm bed. Makes a gouge that is thicker in the middle and thinner on the sides. Thickness adjustment marked in mm's
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# RBGM   $1699
instruction manual

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Reed Winding Machine -
aka "Wickelmachine" - This unique machine wraps bassoon reeds with even tension and makes a perfect "turk's head" every time. Comes with a large spool of red cotton thread. Cotton is better than nylon because it does not stretch, providing even tension on the tube.


 # RBWM   $1499
instruction manual

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Reed Tip Cutter for Bassoon and Contrabassoon - Trim your reeds perfectly every time! With markings in mm’s, you can make your reeds precisely the same length every time.       

   # RBTC   $219

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Dial Indicator - Measure your reeds with this highly accurate dial indicator. The analog scale is marked in mm’s and has a guage in 4 mm increments. Works for oboe or bassoon.

 # RBDI    $299

Dial Indicator

Small hand held design for portability. Features Rieger’s famous accurate and easy to read dial marked in 0.01 mm’s.

         No longer Available!

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Bassoon Tube Cane Splitter - Never cut yourself again! Splits cane evenly into 4 parts.

 # RBS   $139

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Mandrel & Reamer System - The special parabolic taper of this system allows for precise fit of reeds on the bocal and proper volume inside the reed. The Multi-fluted Spiral Reamer cuts very easily and the Diamond Reamer finishes the inside perfectly. Mandrel  # RBM      $34
 Spiral Reamer # RBRS   $89
 Diamond Reamer # RBRD    $89

 

 

Forming Mandrel for Bassoon

Designed with flattened tip to help with insertion of mandrel into the tube during the forming process ... special collar to help with precise depth of forming. Unique shape for better sound and response.             
           # RBFM   $49

Rieger Bassoon Mandrel with 
Reed Ejector

             
RBMEJ  $89

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Pliers - The Oval Hole allows for proper forming of the tube, especially at the first wire. The large jaws grip the wires without slipping and the sharp cutters, cut the wire to the proper length.

# RBPLRS  $45

Reed Scraping Knife for Bassoon

Double hollow ground design with specially hardened steel to maintain a sharp edge. Flat sided walnut handle for comfort ... will not roll off table! Most importantly, a short blade for precise scraping.         
       # RBKNF   $110

Reed Scraping Knife
Folding Model

Double Hollow Ground design with secure folding action ... fits easily into instrument case or tool kit.   
# RBKNFF    $159

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Drying Rack
Holds 6 bassoon reeds on special parabolic tapered pins. Heavy metal base.

# RBDB6
     
$69

Bassoon Reed Drying Boards

Features 12 of the specially shaped Rieger Mandrel Pins on a metal base. Available for Contra Bassoon reeds as well.              
        # RBDB12    $129

Rieger Plaque - This large triangular plastic plaque is big enough so you do not have to move it around to work on the entire blade and protects the knife edge. Also good for Contra, Black or Transparent
       Black  # RBPLQ $4
       Transparent  # RBPLQT $4

Rieger Wire
 0.7 mm (approx. 22 Gauge)      RBRW7
 0.6 mm ( approx. 24 Gauge)     RBRW6

                   200 grams. $25

Rieger Cotton Thread

 Black 50 Grams      RBTB        $18
 Black 250 Grams    RBTB250  $69
 Red 50 Grams        RBTR        $18
 Red 250 Grams      RBTR250  $69
Yellow 50 Grams     RBTY        $18
 Blue 50 Grams       RBTBL       $18
Yellow 50 Grams     RBTO        $18
Yellow 50 Grams     RBTG        $18
Yellow 50 Grams     RBTV        $18

Cutting Block –
Wood,
RBCB  $18
 

Sharpening Stone

German version of the "hard Arkansas" stone for sharpening knife or machine blades. (150 mm x 50 mm x 17 mm)             # RKSS    $42

Shaper Handle for Bassoon & Contrabassoon - Foldover style shaper with interchangeable tips. Clamp serves to protect hand when shaping as well as secure the cane to the tool.
            # RBSH      
$139

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Shaper Tips for Bassoon   Measurements at tip …
#1 – 15 mm
#1A – 15.5 mm
#2 – 16 mm
#3 – 16.25 mm
#9 – 14.75 mm (for Fagottino)
#11 – 15.4 mm
#13 – 15.5 mm
#14 – 15 mm

 # RBST     $139

Shaper Tip Measurements

Bassoon Model    @ Tip      @ 30 mm       @ 40 mm      @ 60 mm

1                      .595 /15.1        .347 / 8.8         .347 / 8.8         .389 / 9.9

1A                    .614 / 15.6      .376 / 9.6        .355 / 9            .398 / 10.1

2                     .635 / 16.1        .381 / 9.7         .362 / 9.2           .398 / 10.1

3                     .653 / 16.6       .382 / 9.7        .362 / 9.2           .386 / 9.8

9                     .587 / 14.9       .392 / 10         .354 / 9             .393 / 10

11                    .612 / 15.5       .383 / 9.7      .349 / 8.9          .387 / 9.8

13                   .615 / 15.6        .381 / 9.7       .348 / 8.8          .371 / 9.4

14                   .587 / 14.9       .374 / 9.        .340 / 8.6          .395 / 10

 

 

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