Anistratov Small pipes chanters are designed to show-off the inherent resonance in the tone wood, sound is bald and bright, chrispy and " big". The bell part does not have "vent holes" that gives the opportunity to the musician close the chanter to the knee.
Ferrules & tuning slides and chanter soles sometimes, are made of Bronze, Nickel silver or Stainless steel, which is a more durable metal than Sterling silver. Premium sets can be made with bronze & silver ferrules, which has a combination of metals in deasign. On the Deluxe models hand rolled and engraved Sterling silver metal parts are available also.
All chanters of combosets are supplied with split stock for reed protection.