Half Price Sale! Irish Bodhran Beaters (Tippers)

These drumsticks are widely called tippers in the US, but in Ireland they call them beaters (in English).
In Irish Gaelic a beater is called a cipn (pronounced kip'-een).

This is a good chance to stock up on various kinds of tippers .

Note: Coloring of wood may vary. Sizes of photos are not all in proportion; please check stated measurements.


Prices below are regular prices; take half when you order.


BT1. Slim beater, light weight, with straight sides and center groove for better grip.  A good beater for beginners. 9 1/2" long, 9/16" thick. Regular price $6



BT2A. Standard two-knob beater. Good for beginners. 9" long, 7/16" thick. $7
BT2B. Medium length. 8" long. Some of these are the same thickness as the BT2A, and some are a bit thinner. Please state your preference, if you have one! Regular price $7
BT2C. Short length, thinner than the BT2A. 7 1/4" long. Regular price $7

BT3. Three-knob beater. This is a popular beater because it gives the greatest volume of sound of all our beaters, and is solid and weighted in your hand. Our talented young bodhran-playing friend in Texas thinks this is the greatest beater that was ever made, and he used to practically strong-arm our customers at the Arlington Scottish show to buy it! Coloring can vary. 9 1/2 " long. Regular price $8

BT4. Beater with raised circle and round knobs. Light weight. About 9" long. Regular price $7




BT5. Rosewood beater with double raised circles in center. 9" long. Regular price $7




BT6. Rosewood beater with single raised circle, tapered ends. 9" long. Regular price $7




BT7. Rosewood beater with smooth hold and tapered ends. 8 1/4" long. Regular price $7




BT9. This beater with a dip in the center of the shaft has a nice feel, we think. Light-colored wood. Imported from Ireland. 8" long.  Regular price $12





The Harp and Dragon business is for sale.

We invite inquiries about buying up our inventory.
Please click here to inquire.

We will remain in business for the foreseeable future until we announce otherwise.


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