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Forum: Technique & Instrument 11-01-2019, 08:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 454
Posted By Kevin Palm
Re: Ackland A440 drone reeds!

I don't, but Patrick has plenty of them on his website. He worked with Terry to develop the reeds.

https://www.patrickmclaurin.com/wordpress/?p=4289

Cheers,
Kevin
Forum: Technique & Instrument 10-30-2019, 04:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 454
Posted By Kevin Palm
Ackland A440 drone reeds!

I recently obtained a set of A440 drone reeds from Terry Ackland so I could finally have drones to accompany my MacLellan A440 chanter in my Gibsons, and they sounded PHENOMENAL! They have a nice,...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 10-16-2019, 11:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 661
Posted By Kevin Palm
Re: Fagerstrom Technochanter

I bought a Technopipe from a friend a couple of years ago, and it was missing the end cap. I wrote to Anders to see if I could order a replacement from him, and he sent me one free of charge! You...
Forum: Beer Tent 06-14-2019, 09:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,385
Posted By Kevin Palm
Re: Highland Games

I'll be there as well, although just as a spectator. My old pipe band, Celtic Eagle, will be competing, and I love to check out some of my friends' solo comps!

Vendors are hit or miss there,...
Forum: Trading Post Archive 06-12-2019, 06:07 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 156
Posted By Kevin Palm
FS: Piper's Pal Pipe Chanter Reed Case - $25 shipped

I have a gently used Piper's Pal Pipe Chanter Reed Case for sale. I just refreshed the crystals and charcoal a couple of months ago, so they should be good for quite a while.

I'm asking $25,...
Forum: Music 05-31-2019, 07:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 834
Posted By Kevin Palm
Re: Is it supposed to sound like that? availability

Barry,

I bought a PDF copy of Carolyn's book a year or so ago, and I contacted her at this email: boisepiper@earthlink.net.

Hope this helps!
Kevin
Forum: Technique & Instrument 05-08-2019, 07:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 527
Posted By Kevin Palm
Re: Small Bluetooth transmitter?

Thanks, guys! Having only used Bluetooth to listen to music from my phone, I had no idea that there was a lag! Guess I should stick with my regular earbuds, wires and all! ;-)
Forum: Technique & Instrument 05-08-2019, 05:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 527
Posted By Kevin Palm
Small Bluetooth transmitter?

I know there was an earlier thread on this, but no satisfactory resolution, so I apologize for asking something that's been asked before. Has anybody used a small Bluetooth transmitter with their...
Forum: Trading Post Archive 02-17-2019, 05:11 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 87
Posted By Kevin Palm
FS: Higgins Campbell Kilt, 37"-40.5" waist - $250

I have a J. Higgins 16 oz. wool kilt in the Campbell tartan for sale, asking $250 plus actual shipping. Kilt measures 22.5" length, 37" - 40.5" waist. I'll accept PayPal, cashier's check or Postal...
Forum: Trading Post Archive 01-02-2019, 12:18 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 217
Posted By Kevin Palm
FS: Piper's Pal Alert Reed Protector - $40 shipped

I have a gently used Piper's Pal reed protector with the new indicator cap that shows at a glance if your reed is at the optimum humidity, plus the chanter rod w/plug.

I'm asking $40, shipped to...
Forum: Trading Post Archive 11-28-2018, 05:43 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 161
Posted By Kevin Palm
FS: Piper's Pal Alert Reed Protector - $30 shipped

I have a gently used Piper's Pal reed protector with the new indicator cap that shows at a glance if your reed is at the optimum humidity, plus the chanter rod w/plug.

I'm selling it so I can...
Forum: Beer Tent 11-18-2018, 02:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,723
Posted By Kevin Palm
Re: Tone Protector Question

I had actually thrown away the original pack, so I fished it out of the trash when I got home and stuck it in my Tone Protector. The reading went up to 84% and has been rock solid for the past...
Forum: Beer Tent 11-16-2018, 11:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,723
Posted By Kevin Palm
Tone Protector Question

I wrote to Jori about this, but while I await his response I thought I'd ask the brain trust of the forums about this. When I first got my Tone Protector, the first Boveda pack I used kept it at a...
Forum: Trading Post Archive 11-14-2018, 08:06 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 120
Posted By Kevin Palm
FS: Piper's Pal Alert Reed Protector - $30 shipped

I have a gently used Piper's Pal reed protector with the new indicator cap that shows at a glance if your reed is at the optimum humidity, plus the chanter rod w/plug.

I'm selling it so I can...
Forum: Trading Post Archive 10-24-2018, 07:55 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 176
Posted By Kevin Palm
FS: Long EzeeDrone reeds - $50 shipped

I have a set of Long Ezeedrone reeds (perfect for those playing an A466 setup) for sale. I've had these for less than a year.

Asking $50 shipped to US addresses. I'll accept PayPal, cashier's...
Forum: Trading Post Archive 10-24-2018, 07:51 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 108
Posted By Kevin Palm
FS: Piper's Pal Alert Reed Protector - $30 shipped

I have a gently used Piper's Pal reed protector with the new indicator cap that shows at a glance if your reed is at the optimum humidity, plus the chanter rod w/plug.

I'm selling it so I can...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 10-22-2018, 06:18 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,828
Posted By Kevin Palm
Re: "B" Flat Set up

FWIW, I play a McCallum Bb chanter as well with the Shepherd Bb reed (Stamped "Bb" on the reed itself). For a while I used the long EzeeDrone tenors and a cane bass, but I switched to the new...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 10-10-2018, 05:27 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,914
Posted By Kevin Palm
Re: Tone Protector vs. Pipers Pal

I broke down and ordered a Tone Protector so I could compare it to the Piper's Pal on my other chanter. We'll see how that goes...


Hey, I now have a Piper's Pal for sale in the Trading Post if...
Forum: Trading Post Archive 10-10-2018, 05:09 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 148
Posted By Kevin Palm
FS: Piper's Pal Alert Reed Protector - $40 shipped

I have a gently used Piper's Pal reed protector with the new indicator cap that shows at a glance if your reed is at the optimum humidity, plus the chanter rod w/plug.

I'm selling it so I can...
Forum: Trading Post Archive 10-09-2018, 06:59 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 137
Posted By Kevin Palm
FS: Balance Tone Drone Reeds - $55 shipped

For sale is a standard set of Balance Tone drone reeds, complete with instructions.

I'm asking $55 including shipping to US addresses. I'll accept PayPal, a cashier's check/postal money order, or...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 09-28-2018, 06:04 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,914
Posted By Kevin Palm
Re: Tone Protector vrs. Pipers Pal

I personally have used the Piper's Pal for the past few years, and earlier this year switched to the upgraded Alert Cap. I used to get mold on my reeds if I put the caps on immediately after playing...
Forum: Trading Post Archive 09-26-2018, 04:25 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 255
Posted By Kevin Palm
FS: MG cane drone reeds - $15 shipped

I have a set of MG cane drone reeds, unplayed. The bass has an inverted tongue. I bought them to try out in my Bb setup, but ended up going with Balance Tone reeds instead. I'm asking $15 including...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 09-20-2018, 01:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 809
Posted By Kevin Palm
Re: Zipper lube

I just went to my local dive shop and bought a stick of the stuff they use on wetsuit zippers (I can't remember the brand offhand). It's like a big stick of ChapStick, and it works great!
Forum: Trading Post Archive 09-20-2018, 07:00 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 130
Posted By Kevin Palm
FS: Balance Tone Drone Reeds - $55 shipped

I've had these reeds for about a year, but they're in excellent shape, complete with instructions.

I'm asking $55 including shipping to US addresses. I'll accept PayPal, a cashier's check/postal...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 09-20-2018, 06:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 595
Posted By Kevin Palm
Balance Tone B Flat Drone Reed?

Hey, all!

Has anyone had any experience with the lower pitched version of Balance Tone reeds (http://www.thepipershut.com/Balance-Tone-Bagpipe-Drone-Reeds-p/r-bdr-balance-tone-bflat.htm)? I used...
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