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Forum: Beer Tent Today, 07:04 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 801
Posted By el gaitero
Re: Worlds - filling and test their bags

Hmmm,..interesting counterpoint. But I’d tend towards there is likely a rule in there somewhere prohibiting a ‘player’ in the circle not doing so....unless an obvious massive instrument failure of...
Forum: Beginners, Intermediate, + Today, 06:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 168
Posted By el gaitero
Re: Who'd have thought… (Squealing drones0

Be interested to hear your result if doing the bag cover swap over again, and also without a cover.
Forum: Beer Tent Today, 06:17 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 801
Posted By el gaitero
Re: Worlds - filling and test their bags

RSPBA website back in action now...so I did find the rule regarding a player dropping out ‘ at the line’. ..as follows

“....4.51 After halting at the start line, no Bandsman/Bandswoman shall be...
Forum: Beginners, Intermediate, + Yesterday, 09:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 168
Posted By el gaitero
Re: Who'd have thought… (Squealing drones0

Yes , no disrespect meant but my initial thot was somehow the Indian.....the conglomerate of parts possibly contributing .
Forum: Beer Tent Yesterday, 10:01 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 801
Posted By el gaitero
Re: Worlds - filling and test their bags

Curiosity piqued I just now tried to look up the rspba rules on this..the site was FORBIDDEN..ERROR 403.... unknown if my pc suddenly?
Forum: Beer Tent 08-16-2019, 01:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 801
Posted By el gaitero
Re: Worlds - filling and test their bags

Did I read correctly here a day or two ago that once the band marches up to the line and is in position....if a player then drops out the band is DQ’d .doesnt make sense..so probably incorrect. But...
Forum: Side / Snare 08-16-2019, 09:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 201
Posted By el gaitero
Re: Practice Drum Pad Recommendation

..perfect opportunity to all get the same...get bids for a multi discount. Imbibe increased ‘serious-ness’ into the team effort ,..discipline.
Forum: Beginners, Intermediate, + 08-14-2019, 07:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 303
Posted By el gaitero
Re: Balance Tone VS. BT High Resonance Drone Reeds

Oooff....Correction....I meant the USA made set is $5 LESS than the UK yellow ( makes sense I guess) . But why $10 more than the UK Bb set.

No matter.
Forum: Beer Tent 08-14-2019, 07:18 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,629
Posted By el gaitero
Re: Head shakers

Maybe it was a <grade 6 band...and it was random...:grin:
Forum: Beginners, Intermediate, + 08-14-2019, 04:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 303
Posted By el gaitero
Re: Balance Tone VS. BT High Resonance Drone Reeds

The USA set is about $5 more than the UK standard yellow set. But $10 more than the (U.K.) Bb set.

Odd.
Forum: Side / Snare 08-12-2019, 06:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 201
Posted By el gaitero
Re: Practice Drum Pad Recommendation

Get the same pad all the other band drummers have. If they don’t all,strive to convince them to all switch to the same.
Forum: Beer Tent 08-10-2019, 12:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 659
Posted By el gaitero
Re: To pinch or not to pinch.....

Jack is a proponent of squeezing lightly as needed and/or shaving....shaving vey very lightly...more than once . Don’t over do it. Termite dust.
Starting at the binding and going lightly across...
Forum: Beer Tent 08-10-2019, 11:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 659
Posted By el gaitero
Re: To pinch or not to pinch.....

What reed maker? Moulded or ridge cut? What h2o strength reed do you like to play...what strength was the one you considered now too weak?
Forum: Music 08-10-2019, 06:21 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 548
Posted By el gaitero
Re: PARTING GLASS 2nd part

IDF? Is pipes at a demobilising march out ‘common’ ? Do the IDF Hava a pipe band?
Forum: Beer Tent 08-06-2019, 06:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 368
Posted By el gaitero
Re: Is travel to the UK in October a good idea?

[QUOTE=Doug Walton;1339322]

Hi all - my wife and I are thinking about spending perhaps 10 days or so in the UK, starting around October
Doug[wait a while and see how things sort out.

/QUOTE]
...
Forum: Competition Results 08-04-2019, 06:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 508
Posted By el gaitero
Forum: Competition Results 08-04-2019, 03:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 508
Posted By el gaitero
Maxville champions announcement kerfuffle

Anybody know what happened yesterday when it was someway mis-announced?
Forum: Music 08-03-2019, 02:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 235
Posted By el gaitero
Re: Robert Reid setting of the Ewe with the Crooked Horn

A very nice solid strathspey. Happy my then Band played this in gr 3 MSR and winning the champions title ‘81,’82.
Forum: Music 08-03-2019, 01:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 235
Posted By el gaitero
Re: Robert Reid setting of the Ewe with the Crooked Horn

It’s in his 24 tune book of tunes..The Pipers Delight.. which I have a very pristine copy of.

Is the tune or this setting any longer under copyright?

Curious,...What makes this...
Forum: Beginners, Intermediate, + 07-30-2019, 01:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 647
Posted By el gaitero
Re: First set of pipes ordered!

One could do oneself a huge service to join a ( that) band...today...tonight!
...And be light years ahead of just going it alone at this critical stage and putting off signing up to a later date...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 07-30-2019, 05:39 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,611
Posted By el gaitero
Re: Your 2019 setup?

With whichever chanter reed I target to lean into the reed ( hard bag) and appreciate to play the difference between its underblown and overblown “ sweetspots”. Generally a ~30” h2o reed. ...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 07-29-2019, 06:44 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 779
Posted By el gaitero
Re: Low G won't sharpen

BRAW also has a GHB setting...Q to the OP...what result if you set to GHB?
Forum: Technique & Instrument 07-27-2019, 06:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 242
Posted By el gaitero
Re: Drone reed recommendation for mid 70s Lawrie pipes.

[QUOTE=alienpiper;1339107

Anyone had a similar issue with any make pipe and found a drone reed that works to essentially sharpen the drone to allow a flatter tuning position up around the...
Forum: Beer Tent 07-26-2019, 02:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 606
Posted By el gaitero
Re: Bagpipe Refurbish

Use paint stripper if removing varnish...clean out the combing with a tooth brush as you move along. Wipe down the wood with neutral spirits prior to refinishing. Ive done a number of sets...the...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 07-26-2019, 07:01 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 779
Posted By el gaitero
Re: Low G won't sharpen

What make chanter/ year ..model? Abw or poly ?
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