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Forum: Beer Tent 09-15-2019, 12:06 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,408
Posted By Pip01
Re: Gordon Walker

Greetings to All,

First and Foremost... Thank you... Adam Sanderson... for
your cogent and balanced overview. It was much needed...
and I concur that this should stay open... as long as we do...
Forum: Beer Tent 09-14-2019, 11:16 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,408
Posted By Pip01
Re: Gordon Walker

As with any other group... "we"... all arrive here in this
world... in all manner of shapes... sizes... hues... and
dispositions.

With talents... or no... with detriments... or no... all have...
Forum: Beer Tent 09-09-2019, 11:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 552
Posted By Pip01
Re: Bagpipe Supplier in St. Louis Metro?

Having lived there myself... and for several to many years... 'tis
all rather reminiscent... of that old military/Army remark... about
G-4 and S-4 (Division & Regimental Supplies) bollixes... that ...
Forum: Beer Tent 08-31-2019, 08:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 469
Posted By Pip01
Re: The latest in Italian/Scottish cuisine: Highlander Crisps, Crunchy and Brave!

In the immortal words of a now fairly old song:

"Everything Old Is New Again."


And from Plutarch's Lives:

"For he knew that Men were ruled
by the Kingdom of Names." :)
Forum: Beer Tent 08-31-2019, 08:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 469
Posted By Pip01
Re: The latest in Italian/Scottish cuisine: Highlander Crisps, Crunchy and Brave!

In the immortal words of (what I believe
to be)... the old... Noel Coward song:

"Everything Old Is New again." :)



And from Plutarch's Lives:

"For he knew that Men were ruled
Forum: Technique & Instrument 08-29-2019, 08:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,362
Posted By Pip01
Re: eBay says Lawrie, what say you?

Hmm... I did look for the undersides of the
ferrules... but that was a no-go... and had
they been "closed"... it would have helped...
Forum: Beer Tent 08-27-2019, 07:35 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,197
Posted By Pip01
Re: Head shakers

Greetings to All,

Perhaps... an Old Saw... but with New Teeth... at
least for this Thread... (Stolen from Ambrose Bierce. :)

And from an above Post... "You can tune those?!"

"How do you...
Forum: Teacher's Lounge 08-26-2019, 12:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,023
Posted By Pip01
Re: Better teaching methods?

Greetings to All,

Well... and again... late to the party... but might as
well join in with the dance...

This is a marvelous subject!!... and my thanks to
everyone for their thoughts... and...
Forum: Beer Tent 08-14-2019, 08:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 404
Posted By Pip01
Re: Help! Piper Needed Grand Haven, Michigan

Greetings to All,

It seems to now be all properly sorted!! :)

My thanks to All, and our Moderators can
now decommission this Post... making more
room... for others... :)

Regards to All,
Forum: Music 08-14-2019, 08:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 486
Posted By Pip01
Re: Battle Of Britain Dinner tunes?

Ah, nreyn,

Jaunt over to that ubiquitous YouTube
and type in

Tim Martin 4 British Wartime Songs

and up they shall come!! :)

There are others there also by him.
Forum: Technique & Instrument 08-10-2019, 04:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 526
Posted By Pip01
Re: Bit of a 'crack' problem needing some advice please

Quality!!... Precision Work!!... Dependability!!... Value!!

You'll n'er go wrong with Dunbar!!

And... both your pipes... and your purse... will be happy!! : :)
Forum: Beer Tent 08-09-2019, 03:50 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,197
Posted By Pip01
Re: head shakers

A hot summer's day parade... and one of the clowns
in the parade... quickly approached us... and said...

"Ya know?! Your mother dresses you funny!" :)
Forum: Beer Tent 08-09-2019, 11:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 404
Posted By Pip01
Help! Piper Needed Grand Haven, Michigan

Greetings to All,

I shall also place a shorter version of this in the
Announcements area.

I have just received a call for a piper to play a short
evening engagement in Grand Haven,...
Forum: Music 08-08-2019, 11:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 530
Posted By Pip01
Re: Tunes for worships

Greetings to All,


Originally... now some Aeons Past... I learned this song-
tune-hymn... as being an early Medieval religious chant...
"The Ballad of Dives & Lazarus" (Childe # 56)... from a...
Forum: Music 08-07-2019, 01:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 530
Posted By Pip01
Re: Tunes for worships

A Partial Quote:




Swiss Matthias,

As well as this one (and a very good one it is! :) ...
there is also an ancient tune used for the hymn
"Kingsfold."
Forum: Technique & Instrument 07-31-2019, 08:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 579
Posted By Pip01
Re: Help to identify my pipes!

Greetings, piperrat,

Happy to have you join in our mob!! :)

About a possible maker? Hmm....

From the photos... the ferrules appear to be... closed.

As far as I know... Lawrie... at that...
Forum: Beginners, Intermediate, + 07-29-2019, 08:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 800
Posted By Pip01
Re: First set of pipes ordered!

Warmest regards!!

Congratulation!!
(Ain't nothing else like it!! :)

and...

All the Best!!
Forum: Music 07-27-2019, 09:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 789
Posted By Pip01
Re: Rakes of Mallow pipe tune

Greetings to All,

In my five pipe band playing history... two were
in very old Irish pipe bands... one dating from the
mid-1920s... and the other... from the mid-1890s.

And both were filled...
Forum: Beer Tent 07-26-2019, 08:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 817
Posted By Pip01
Re: Aluminum ring on Chanter?

Oh! Yes! And, indeed!!

But ... ain't these "knock offs"... at least
beginning... to "look"... a lot better?

But... still and all... it ain't the "looks" that
do it.

And... as always......
Forum: Technique & Instrument 07-25-2019, 12:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,435
Posted By Pip01
Re: Low G won't sharpen

A bit o' tape?
Forum: Beer Tent 07-25-2019, 12:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 584
Posted By Pip01
Re: Questions for Breton Pipers

Two fine vids!!

Many thanks!!
Forum: Beer Tent 07-25-2019, 12:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 817
Posted By Pip01
Re: Aluminum ring on Chanter?

EyeC,

Is there a possibility... that it is not aluminum?

Possibly "German Silver"... or some such?

As suggested above... have them shipped...
and on that conditional basis... and have...
Forum: Music 07-22-2019, 11:33 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,663
Posted By Pip01
Re: Irish Funeral

Ah, well... Yet another... Resurrection...

And...

Some will... Some won't...
Some do... Some don't...

Pass the popcorn, please!! :)
Forum: Pipe Bands 07-20-2019, 07:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 765
Posted By Pip01
Re: What does your band do for fun outside of playing?

Greetings to All,

Of the five regular, though non-competition, pipe
bands in which I have played... four had regular
band activities... such as a formal "Dinning In"...
at least twice a...
Forum: Beer Tent 07-20-2019, 11:55 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,565
Posted By Pip01
Re: Piobaireachd

Hmm... And it had been such a good weekend!! :)
(More Guinness, please!! :)
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