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Forum: Beginners, Intermediate, + 10-08-2019, 08:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,424
Posted By Matt Weasner
Re: Balance Tone VS. BT High Resonance Drone Reeds

My set came with a detailed instruction booklet.

Cheers,
Matt
Forum: Technique & Instrument 10-01-2019, 10:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 561
Posted By Matt Weasner
Re: MacRae Repro tenor question

Yeah, the tenor tops are different dimensions, you'll have to tweak reeds accordingly. All the fiddly fun of a vintage set, but in a brand new bagpipe! Yay! ;)

In all seriousness, it was easy to...
Forum: Trading Post Archive 09-13-2019, 08:51 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 43
Posted By Matt Weasner
FS: Balance Tone High Resonance drone reeds, as new - $75

FS: Set of Balance Tone 'High Resonance' reeds.

As new, only a few hours on them; just not the sound I was after. These are the model with the white body. Paypal preferred.

$75 + shipping
...
Forum: Your Announcements 09-08-2019, 12:29 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 322
Posted By Matt Weasner
Feadán Ňr Pipe Band - Rochester, New York - New Grade 5 Band!

Hello All -

For all of you in the Western and Finger Lakes regions of New York, Feadán Ňr Pipe Band out of Rochester would like to announce that we are starting up a Grade 5 competition unit for...
Forum: Beginners, Intermediate, + 08-13-2019, 03:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,424
Posted By Matt Weasner
Re: Balance Tone VS. BT High Resonance Drone Reeds

Hi Triskele -

Have been thinking about trying a set - so mostly just commenting so I remember to follow this thread. :)

Who carries the 'USA' version? Most retailers seem to have a yellow...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 05-23-2019, 12:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,832
Posted By Matt Weasner
Re: Lee and Sons Bagpipes

Right?? Especially coming from the guy with like 9 sets of pipes. (That all sound the same, apparently?) LOL!

Sorry I have nothing useful to add to this thread. :grin:
Forum: Trading Post Archive 03-17-2019, 09:56 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 78
Posted By Matt Weasner
WTB: X-treme drone reeds

Hi All -

Looking for a full set of X-treme drone reeds in good condition. Standard (preferred) or premium model. Ideally a full set, but I'd take just a set of tenors too.

PM with interest,...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 03-14-2019, 11:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,312
Posted By Matt Weasner
Re: Want Estimated Value on a Set of Pipe

Now that you have a good idea of value, I think we all need to see some pics! :woot:

Matt
Forum: Technique & Instrument 02-04-2019, 11:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,044
Posted By Matt Weasner
Re: Tying in a new bag

I bet your instructor could help via Skype too. No sense not getting their input, even if you're doing the work.

A couple of thoughts - I would get the bag pre-cut if you can, unless you are...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 01-11-2019, 07:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 767
Posted By Matt Weasner
Re: Bagpipe Humidification

I'm with John; same here.

I'm in Western NY and it is pretty dry here in the winter. I keep a single clay humidifier in each of my cases and that's enough to keep them at ~50% humidity, even if...
Forum: Piobaireachd 01-10-2019, 10:26 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,875
Posted By Matt Weasner
Re: APC Guide to Pibroch

FYI, I get "Item Not Available" when I follow your link on iOS. Searching the iTunes store does not find it either.

Best,
Matt
Forum: Beer Tent 12-15-2018, 05:17 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,313
Posted By Matt Weasner
Re: Pelican cases

I have two of these cases, love them. I found a cheap used im2500 on Ebay too, but the wheels on it started crumbing soon after i bought it. :( I called Pelican just to see if I could order some new...
Forum: Trading Post Archive 12-06-2018, 10:01 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 110
Posted By Matt Weasner
FS: Gibson poly long PC with im.sole/nickel ferrule - $75

FS: Gibson Poly long PC with imitation sole and nickel ferrule. Little use. Comes with Gibson reed. $75 USD + shipping.

PM with interest.

Thanks,
Matt
Forum: Trading Post Archive 12-06-2018, 09:56 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 122
Posted By Matt Weasner
FS: Sinclair GHB, full catalin, 1940's - $1250 OBO

FS: Unique 1940's era Sinclair GHB, full catalin mounted. Large bore set with a beautiful full sound, steady, always good comments in solos. Kept in humidity controlled case, played regularly....
Forum: Trading Post Archive 11-18-2018, 07:41 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 129
Posted By Matt Weasner
FS: Sinclair GHB, full catalin, 1940's - $1500 OBO

FS: Unique 1940's era Sinclair GHB, full catalin mounted. Large bore set with a full sound, steady, always good comments in solos. Kept in humidity controlled case, played regularly. Includes...
Forum: Trading Post Archive 11-18-2018, 07:23 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 75
Posted By Matt Weasner
FS: Gibson poly long PC with im.sole/nickel ferrule - $100

FS: Gibson Poly long PC with imitation sole and nickel ferrule. Little use. Comes with Gibson reed. $100 USD + shipping.

PM with interest.

Thanks,
Matt
Forum: Technique & Instrument 11-10-2018, 08:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,121
Posted By Matt Weasner
Re: Drone Reed Recommendation for 1910 Hendersons

Currently playing a full set of the standard Xtremes. Definitely mellower than Kinnairds. My set are WW1 era, made of ebony.

Ezee tenors + Kinnaird bass is a nice combo too, though maybe not...
Forum: Beer Tent 08-16-2018, 11:40 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 9,509
Posted By Matt Weasner
Re: What the Masters are playing

Nice work, Shawn! Now how bout what drones + drone reeds they are all playin'? :wink::roflmao:

Seriously - thanks!! :hatoff:
Forum: Technique & Instrument 08-16-2018, 09:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 931
Posted By Matt Weasner
Re: Canning Carbon bass/EZ Tenors

I've played both styles of Canning bass and they are good, but it just depends on the sound you are after. Depends on the pipes, depends on the setup, depends on the piper, etc, etc?

I'm on either...
Forum: Trading Post Archive 05-14-2018, 01:42 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 163
Posted By Matt Weasner
FS: Canmore extended-small pipe bag (non hybrid) - $60

FS: Canmore extended-small pipe bag, non-hybrid version. $60 USD + shipping, OBO.

I bought this bag used last fall so that I could try out the sizing of the 'new' Canmore bags. It is air tight. ...
Forum: Beer Tent 05-10-2018, 07:47 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,406
Posted By Matt Weasner
Re: Old Henderson Tone

If you can even still get the material, I've always been curious to hear what a 'modern manufactured' Henderson bore pipe would sound like in Cocobolo. If it would be similar in sound to an old ebony...
Forum: Trading Post Archive 05-03-2018, 01:21 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 248
Posted By Matt Weasner
FS: Naill ABW pipe chanter, 2014 - $200

FS - (2014 vintage) Naill ABW pipe chanter, no sole. Some professionally done undercutting (not by me!); great sound, easy to reed. I've been able to get this chanter to pitch anywhere from 470-480...
Forum: Piobaireachd 04-29-2018, 10:17 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,143
Posted By Matt Weasner
Re: Tunes with Taorluath A Mach

oops! I saw 'a mach' and went from there! sorry about that.

MW
Forum: Piobaireachd 04-29-2018, 07:46 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,143
Posted By Matt Weasner
Re: Tunes with Taorluath A Mach

http://euspba.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/EUSPBA_pipes_amach.pdf

How's this?

MW
Forum: Technique & Instrument 04-28-2018, 08:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 981
Posted By Matt Weasner
Re: Chanter Recommendation?

Maybe you should look for a reed recommendation? I bet with the right reed you can pitch lower with the Naill chanter that you have.

I've played Elliotts and Shepherds in mine and they can hit...
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