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Rhodes Neoprene Tips

At the end of each hammer in a Rhodes, there is a specially designed neoprene tip, or a wrapped wood-core tip as seen above. After striking it's corresponding tine several thousand times, or in compromising atmoshperic conditions, these tips begin to crystallize and break down. Eventually, a groove is worn into the strking surface of the tip. Excessive tip wear yields inconsistent tone, damping, and potential tine damage. About half of the Rhodes we service get a complete re-tipping.

A freshly tipped Rhodes is a joy to play. At Mad Scientist, the condition of your tips is one of the first things we inspect. We have a huge supply of tips in various styles, so we can exactly match the original tips that were installed in your rhodes on the production line.

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