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V.12 reeds(grey box) in strengths 2 1/2 to 5+
(2 1/2, 3, 3 1/2+, 4, 4 1/2, 5, 5+)
V.12 reeds are manufactured from cane tubes of the same diameter as those used for saxophone reeds. This leads to a higher manufacturing cost, as large diameter cane is more rare.
V.12 reeds are thicker at each end:
Thickness at the tip: .10 mm (0.004 inch)
Thickness at the heel: 3.15 mm (0.124 inches, hence the name V.12)
In comparing strengths, a V.12 strength 4 reed is almost equal to a Traditional strenght 3 1/2 reed.