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Wurlitzer 200 Series Reeds

Learn more about Wurlitzer reeds.

We have a pretuning option if you would prefer for us to file and tune your reeds for you. Would you like your reeds pretuned?

Pretuned:

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Pretuned Key Number:

$33.00

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Key Number:

$18.00

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Description

The heart and soul of the piano is the reed. You are here because your tone is either broken or dull. Man, are you gonna be happy you chose Vintage Vibe reeds!!! Say hello to happy days and great tone!

We can offer you our standard leaded reeds which come flat for you to tune or you can upgrade to our pre tuned service. Which ever helps you best is what we are here for. 

About our reeds: Vintage Vibe’s  Wurlitzer Electric Piano Reeds have been hand made in the USA since 2005,  not only are they hand made, our reeds have been meticulously blue printed from original Wurlitzer mechanical drawings, they are as authentic as any original factory reed. 

Our 200 Style reeds will work in any 200, 200A style and series pianos as well as 140A 140B, 145, 145B,146,720B and 106 pianos.

Sold individually.
Purchase blank 200 Reeds here.

Videos

Tech Tip | Voicing a Wurlitzer 200 Electric Piano

FAQ

I ordered a reed and its not in tune. What do I do?

Wurlitzer Reeds unless pre-tuned do not come in tune. Mostly they will come flat, from 1/2 note to two full notes. In which case you will file the Reed with a file or if it is very flat you can use cutters to nip or a utility blade to cut larger amounts off.

Maintain a pyramid shape to the lead, meaning smaller on top than the base. This allows for clearance through the pickup.

If you go to far and you end up sharp in pitch you will need to add solder with a soldering iron and solder.

Go slow until you get the hang of tuning reeds, check your tuning often.

The reed I ordered is not the same length as the original. Is this normal?

Since reeds are hand cut, this can be normal but more than a 1/16 of an inch could affect the overall character of the note.

I ordered a pre-tuned reed but when I put it in, it was not perfectly in tune. What do I do?

When installing reeds there is a +\- range of tuning that can be accomplished by adjusting the Reed forward or backwards when the Reed screw is loosened.  At Vintage Vibe we pre-tune reeds with a professional Peterson Strobe tuner. When you install the Reed push or pull the Reed until desired tune with your piano. Your piano may not be in tune with 440hz.

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