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Forum: Technique & Instrument 10-19-2018, 01:40 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,313
Posted By BaggyMcPipes
Re: Backpack style pipecase

Cool case, I don't have anything to add, just commenting so I can see what others have to say. This is the first I've ever seen this one.
Forum: Do It Yourself (DIY) 10-17-2018, 08:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 302
Posted By BaggyMcPipes
Re: metal ferrel cleaning

I use jewelry cleaner/shiner. I once put a buffer attachment on my Dremel to make it go a little quicker, (instead of using a rag)- it did work, but I got Silvo in my eye...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 10-06-2018, 03:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 720
Posted By BaggyMcPipes
Re: Double Toning Drone Reed.

I see. Alas... Best of luck, Gruffalo. May this reed not prove to be as troublesome as that little mouse...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 10-06-2018, 08:03 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 720
Posted By BaggyMcPipes
Re: Double Toning Drone Reed.

Disclaimer: I'm not a reed wizard, take this with a grain of salt.

When I've got students transitioning to pipes for the first time, I'll have them on just one drone with the others corked-...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 10-01-2018, 09:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 422
Posted By BaggyMcPipes
Re: eBay 3/4 Set

I believe the reeds used and pressure applied would all be about the same, I think the purpose is for smaller people, (like children,) to be able to play at a younger age.

Though I could be wrong.
Forum: Do It Yourself (DIY) 10-01-2018, 03:58 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,935
Posted By BaggyMcPipes
Re: I made my own pipe bag.

This is gorgeous! This is the coolest bag I've ever seen!
Forum: Do It Yourself (DIY) 09-24-2018, 10:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 803
Posted By BaggyMcPipes
Re: Blowpipe valves

I messed with flappers for years and finally spent the $20 for a Moose Valve, it's been in there with no maintenance for eight years now...
Forum: Do It Yourself (DIY) 09-24-2018, 10:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 278
Posted By BaggyMcPipes
Re: Feather Bonnet Hack????

I haven't worn one since highschool, at which time I assumed that the reason they were worn was simply that a wool doublet and woolen socks weren't uncomfortable enough on their own...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 09-16-2018, 10:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 447
Posted By BaggyMcPipes
Re: Bottom Zipper vs Side Zipper

I have a guess that the bottom zip might be cheaper because it runs along an existing seem, though that's just a guess.

As far as function goes, you'll probably be ok with either.
Forum: Technique & Instrument 09-12-2018, 10:14 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,631
Posted By BaggyMcPipes
Re: Tenor Drone all of a sudden won't tune

Have you tried asking a bandmate to swap reeds with you? Just for a moment, so you can see what your drone does to another reed and what your reed sounds like in another drone...
Forum: Pipe Bands 08-30-2018, 10:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 304
Posted By BaggyMcPipes
Re: Circle measurements

Ha! At first glance I was thinking in imperial units, I thought we were talking feet instead of meters! That's a, "miniband," competition, for sure!
Forum: Technique & Instrument 08-24-2018, 06:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,153
Posted By BaggyMcPipes
Re: Bass drones: world's observation.

I've heard a rumour, for which I have no evidence, that many top bands play with a cane reed in the bass done, even if the tenors are synthetic.

I sure don't know, but maybe that's true...
Forum: Pipe Bands 08-15-2018, 02:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 312
Posted By BaggyMcPipes
Re: Founding a Junior Band

Awesome idea! I wholeheartedly agree with your logic. Any band that wants longevity needs a solid education program.

I have a good friend with whom I've played since high school, she now tons a...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 08-09-2018, 10:02 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,660
Posted By BaggyMcPipes
Re: Chanter reed issues, going from low to high elevation

This has been a really great feed to read through. Thank you all!

Sent from my moto x4 using Tapatalk
Forum: Technique & Instrument 04-19-2018, 07:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 820
Posted By BaggyMcPipes
Re: Surgery for "Trigger Finger"

Huzzah! I'm very happy for you, congrats!
Forum: Technique & Instrument 04-02-2018, 09:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 235
Posted By BaggyMcPipes
Re: Substitute Walsh Shuttle reeds

I've never heard of someone doing this before- sounds cool, do you happen to have a video/audio clip? I'd love to hear 'em!
Forum: Technique & Instrument 03-23-2018, 10:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 820
Posted By BaggyMcPipes
Re: Surgery for "Trigger Finger"

Mine locks, too. If I can, "pop," or, "crack," the knuckle before playing, it's fine, but it gets locked-up again fairly quickly.

I also cannot, "tap," birl fast enough. When I am playing and can...
Forum: Do It Yourself (DIY) 03-22-2018, 02:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 533
Posted By BaggyMcPipes
Re: finishing reeds for jewelry

My first try would be a dip in clear varnish.

Great idea, by the way- I love it! Post some pictures, if you can, at some point!
Forum: Piping and Drumming Jokes 03-16-2018, 11:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,104
Posted By BaggyMcPipes
Re: Piper MacKay took a bus home

Love it- very good, indeed
Forum: Pipe Bands 02-23-2018, 07:34 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,461
Posted By BaggyMcPipes
Re: Comfortable Formal Marching Shoes

I just wear some rubber-sole Dockers dress shoes with a gel insert, they've been great for me!
Forum: Technique & Instrument 02-22-2018, 11:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 651
Posted By BaggyMcPipes
Re: Hide bag 'loss' when tying in

Sorry, "meeting," = "making"
Forum: Technique & Instrument 02-22-2018, 11:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 651
Posted By BaggyMcPipes
Re: Hide bag 'loss' when tying in

The Ganaway hide bag I've been using for nearly 14 years has leather fringe at the tie-in point, so if there's any loss to the bag dimensions it's surely very, very minimal.

My guess would be...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 02-22-2018, 11:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 496
Posted By BaggyMcPipes
Re: Stitch a Bag in Home will work?

If you've got the time, tools, etc then I'd totally suggest you go for it! It'd be a very useful experience and a lot of fun, I'm sure.
Forum: Technique & Instrument 02-08-2018, 10:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,037
Posted By BaggyMcPipes
Re: Smallpipes

I played a McCallum set once and they played easy and sounded great.

I own some Walsh and they are also great... I vote: you'll probably be very happy either way. But that's just me.
Forum: Pipe Bands 02-05-2018, 11:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 421
Posted By BaggyMcPipes
Re: Using an easy reed with band/marching

I would certainly recommend finding a reed in-between the two, that's not so hard nor so easy.

In the meantime, you might do one of these two things:

-Be careful to strike-in on, "high A," on...
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