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Søren E. Larsen 09-12-2017 10:17 AM

MacPherson/Sinclair pipes in the '70s

Do anybody know if Hugh MacPherson/Sinclair pipes were made of other wood sorts like laburnum, Brazillian rosewood, etc. during the 1970'ties?

I have a set that's not made from abw, but some lighter wood. Drones are well-made and have the typical drone profile of the mentioned makers and the typical curve inside the cord grooves.

The pipes have been refurbised by Mark Bennet, have a look on BenMhar's facebook page for pictures.

SweetDrones 09-12-2017 03:45 PM

Re: MacPherson/Sinclair pipes in the '70s
I know that for a while Sinclair used maple, with some kind of imitation horn mounts. You could ask him, he would know.
I would love to hear such a set and see some pictures.

Søren E. Larsen 09-13-2017 01:03 AM

Re: MacPherson/Sinclair pipes in the '70s
It seems that the drones are made from Burmese blackwood, Brazilian rosewood or East Indian Rosewood.

Søren E. Larsen 09-13-2017 01:47 AM

Re: MacPherson/Sinclair pipes in the '70s
Or Laburnum.

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