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Forum: Trading Post Archive 10-24-2018, 05:15 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 60
Posted By Stephanie Allen
FS: Walsh Shuttle Pipes - $350

John Walsh 2 drone shuttle pipes. Excellent condition but there is some tarnish on the brass fitting.

Navy bag cover
Natural maple finish
Includes black soft-sided carry case, bag, chanter and...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 10-12-2018, 01:12 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,442
Posted By Stephanie Allen
Re: Tone Protector vs. Pipers Pal

Museums routinely use silica gel to passively modify environments in an enclosed space (such as a showcase). There is a lot of proven science behind this and it is an accepted practice that has been...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 08-26-2018, 09:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 568
Posted By Stephanie Allen
Re: Bagpipe Case, backpack-style

I have a Pipers Choice backpack case and I really like it. Although I don't ride a motorcycle, it is perfect for riding the packed subways in Toronto.

It isn't bulky at all but the trade-off is...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 08-07-2018, 09:48 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,410
Posted By Stephanie Allen
Re: Walrus or Elephant Ivory

The Canadian Conservation Institute has some good information here:...
Forum: Beer Tent 05-17-2018, 06:36 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,384
Posted By Stephanie Allen
Re: Yanny or Laurel?

Laurel for me
Forum: Technique & Instrument 04-08-2018, 06:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 540
Posted By Stephanie Allen
Re: Another oiling question

I use a pull-through for the drone tops which will fit the interior contours. For the stocks I just use one of those brushes you get at any piping supply shop. Pipe cleaners for the tuning pins but I...
Forum: Trading Post Archive 04-07-2018, 01:11 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 80
Posted By Stephanie Allen
FS: Hardie pipe chanter w/ivory sole, 1964 - $175 CAD

For sale is a vintage RG Hardie Bagpipe chanter with a nice real ivory sole. Not sure of these date but I know it was purchased used in 1964. How used it was in 1964, I don't know.

Forum: Competition Results 04-02-2018, 05:20 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 383
Posted By Stephanie Allen
Toronto Indoor Games 2018

Toronto Indoor Games 2018: Band Results
Moss Park Armoury
31 March 2018

* - Midsection points not counted towards total
Total = Piping 1 + Piping 2 + Ensemble + Drumming

Band -...
Forum: Trading Post Archive 03-28-2018, 07:56 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 78
Posted By Stephanie Allen
WTB: Lawrie 1940s ivory bushings

I'm taking a shot in the dark here...

I'm looking for a set of ivory bushings for a 1940 Lawrie pipe.

If you have some or know where I can get some, please send me a message.

Forum: Trading Post Archive 02-28-2018, 04:35 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 173
Posted By Stephanie Allen
FS: Various Practice Chanters & COP Tutors - $25-50 CAD

4 practice chanters for sale:

2 standard length poly Dunbars (one O-ring, one hemp) - $30 each
1 ABW standard length Hardie with imm. ivory ferrule and sole - $50
1 ABW standard length Hector...
Forum: Pipe Bands 01-23-2018, 02:15 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,611
Posted By Stephanie Allen
Re: Unique oopses’s

I have encountered marching hazards such as horse poop, streetcar tracks and Mardi Gras beads. The first is just messy (especially with spats) but the second two can be dangerous.
Forum: Beer Tent 10-07-2017, 07:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 641
Posted By Stephanie Allen
Re: Paypal alternatives?

I have used interac money transfers for sales wishing Canada. Essentially e-mail money transfers. No fees*, which is nice when selling big-ticket items.

* some banks charge transactional fees,...
Forum: Trading Post Archive 09-23-2017, 11:48 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 161
Posted By Stephanie Allen
FS: Soutar DS3B ABW GHB, 2003 - $1050

For sale hand-turned 2003 Duncan Soutar bagpipes, model DS3B which feature fully beaded and combed African Blackwood sticks and stocks; cocobolo mounts; nickel slides, ferrules and ring caps. The...
Forum: Pipe Bands 09-16-2017, 02:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 620
Posted By Stephanie Allen
Re: 10 Tips to Help You Prepare for Playing in a Grade 1 Pipe Band

Very strange. I didn't get anything like that. There was a pop-up asking if i wanted to subscribe to the blog, but nothing spammy.
Forum: Trading Post Archive 09-03-2017, 06:11 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 142
Posted By Stephanie Allen
FS: McCallum AB1 ABW GHB, 2002 - $975

For sale 2002 McCallum AB1 in virtually unused condition. All oiled, dressed, reeded and ready to go.

African blackwood drones, stocks, blowpipe
Nickel slides, ferrules and ring caps, black poly...
Forum: Pipe Bands 08-28-2017, 05:05 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,206
Posted By Stephanie Allen
Re: Stb

STB, Murdo's Wedding, Wings, Rowan Tree

STB once then stop. Rolls immediately into Black Bear (the troops love this!)
Forum: Beer Tent 08-28-2017, 04:21 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 583
Posted By Stephanie Allen
Re: Shipping Bagpipes to Canada

I haven't shipped bagpipes or parts since the CITES regulations took effect, but in my line of work, I have to send and receive different items and specimens covered under CITES.

ABW is Appendix...
Forum: Forum Related 08-19-2017, 09:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,182
Posted By Stephanie Allen
Re: BDF Mobile Ver - how to revert

I just figured it out.

There is a little toggle on the bottom left that allows you to select the mobile or classic view.

Easy fix!
Forum: Forum Related 08-19-2017, 09:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,182
Posted By Stephanie Allen
BDF Mobile Ver - how to revert

Very recently my iPad started showing BDF in a "mobile Ver". How do I switch back to the regular web version? The mobile version is difficult to navigate and brings nothing to the party.

I have...
Forum: Music 08-09-2017, 06:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 906
Posted By Stephanie Allen
Re: Fingal's (still) weeping

Natalie McMaster did an amazing fiddle version on Fire in the Kitchen.
Forum: Technique & Instrument 06-26-2017, 03:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 346
Posted By Stephanie Allen
Re: Practice chanter reed for Soutar PC BW

I have a poly Soutar and play a Walsh. My finger-work aside, it sounds good.
Forum: Trading Post Archive 06-19-2017, 07:21 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 78
Posted By Stephanie Allen
FS: Ezee Short Inverted Bass Drone Reed - $25

For sale: short inverted Ezeedrone bass drone reed. Used very little because it turns out I didn't need a short reed.

Please PM me with any question or if you want to see photos.

$25 USD....
Forum: Competition Results 06-11-2017, 08:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 827
Posted By Stephanie Allen
Re: Georgetown (PPBSO)

The PPBSO web site has listed the full results: http://ppbso.org/georgetown-highland-games-5

Complete Grade 4:
1. Paris/Port Dover Pipe Band - Gr.4 (2, 2, 1, 4)
2. Durham Regional Police Pipes &...
Forum: Competition Results 06-10-2017, 09:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 827
Posted By Stephanie Allen
Georgetown (PPBSO)

It was a beautiful, warm day in Georgetown for the first outdoor event of the PPBSO season.

Grade 1 (medley, four competed)
1st 78th Highlanders (Halifax Citadel) (1,2,3,2)
2nd Toronto Police...
Forum: Trading Post Archive 05-30-2017, 06:22 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 78
Posted By Stephanie Allen
WTB: Highland Drone Valves (yellow)

I am looking to buy some Bruce Hitchings Highland Drone valves (the yellow ones). I don't need the whole moisture control system.

If you have an extra set kicking around in your pipe box that...
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