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The ‘Dri-Flo’ Moisture Control Device

Priced at £44.55
excl VAT

Easy to install silica gel based system

Major Features of the system
• Longer playing time, keeps drone reeds and drones dry
• Excellent Air Flow to drones with unaffected drone volume
• Lightweight compared to other systems
• Easy visual check when gels need dried
• Starts and Stops are straightforward with no valves
• Easy to Install and Remove
• Suitable for any climate
• Gels have 70% absorption giving longer playing time in between drying
• No dust particles
• Strong flexible hoses prevent collapsing

The product was designed as a collaboration between Craig Bannatyne and Willie McCallum.

In recent years, pipers using this device have won first prizes at every senior professional event. There are several players currently using the product, including Willie McCallum and Callum Beaumont, who are at the forefront of solo competing.

The device is also versatile in that it can be used successfully in a pipe band situation and starts and stops do not pose any issues.

Product includes Dri-Flo Moisture Control Tubes, and Connectors for the drone stocks.

The Bannatnye Canister System

Priced at £46.20
excl VAT

A silica gel based moisture control system giving longer playing time, excellent airflow, no restriction to chanter reed, great starts and stops, easy to install with direct connection to stocks, easily adjustable to suit any climate and easily adjustable to suit wet or dry blower.

Comes complete with spare canister and extra gels.


Canister can be supplied without the stock cups at the standard price. Please advise in the additional information field at checkout if this is required.


Universal Sleeve

Priced at £29.15
excl VAT

The Bannatyne Moisture Control Sleeve fits onto your blow stock is fitted with a bottle trap and complete canister of gels to reduce moisture within the bag.

Tube Bottle Trap

Priced at £11.55
excl VAT

The Bannatyne Tube Bottle Trap is a tube style trap with a collection bottle at the end containing an absorbent material.

Must be removed from bag after each playing session and cleaned regularly to prevent mold growth.

Easy to install, zipper bag required.

Water Retention Sleeve

Priced at £11.55
excl VAT

The Bannatyne Water Retention Sleeve water trap is a deflector tube made of absorbent material which is covered. It does not restrict blowing and is very effective at catching moisture before it enters the bag.

This system is compatible with the Canmore, Shepherd and Ross canister as well as Bannatyne bags. Remove after each playing session to allow material to dry.