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Forum: Beginners, Intermediate, + 07-17-2018, 11:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,717
Posted By erteple
Re: Bass drone shutting down during playing

You mean to somehow flatten the reed?

The weather is truly not very good, after a year here with ABW pipes I decided to go poly... Funny thing is that the overall time I spend with tuning here...
Forum: Beginners, Intermediate, + 07-16-2018, 12:39 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,717
Posted By erteple
Re: Bass drone shutting down during playing

Sorry, there is a typo, it should be is 487 Hz

Both pipes and drones are poly set from Bagpipes Galore, as I wanted second set for practicing in harsh weather (I'm currently posted in ...
Forum: Beginners, Intermediate, + 07-15-2018, 04:47 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,717
Posted By erteple
Re: Bass drone shutting down during playing

Hello friends, after some time, I turn to this wonderful forum again with a question regarding what I called "drone tuning triangle". I have next to none musical education, so I hope I'll manage to...
Forum: Beer Tent 03-15-2018, 11:01 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 968
Posted By erteple
Re: Mixed up tunes

Pppiper: Yea, exactly my case - it goes so well, automatic, with no errors, then oops! :sleepy: I shouldn't be playing this, right?

I'm glad I'm not the only one :-D
Forum: Beer Tent 03-15-2018, 09:23 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 968
Posted By erteple
Mixed up tunes

Hello, I'm not sure whether this thread souldn't appear in the beginners section, however I'd like to discuss tunes you just keep mixing up.

For example, if I play Captain Norman Orr Ewing, I...
Forum: Beginners, Intermediate, + 01-16-2018, 09:56 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,386
Posted By erteple
Re: Can't get sound from bagpipes

Sorry, my bad - the price is in GBP, so around 450 USD (correct me if I'm wrong). However, I just wanted a delrin instrument for harsh conditions and that's exactly what I got - there is no bling,...
Forum: Beginners, Intermediate, + 01-15-2018, 11:16 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,386
Posted By erteple
Re: Can't get sound from bagpipes

Hello,
Being from country not related to Scotland (almost) at all, I also had some difficulties at my beginning. I would suggest You to take a look at social events, especially the upcoming Burns...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 11-21-2017, 10:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,695
Posted By erteple
Re: Pakistani bagpipes

Now my post might be a bit unfriendly towards Pakistani mentality, but (so far) I have spent 2,5 years here (and yes, currently posting from Islamabad). During that time I learned that most of the...
Forum: Beer Tent 11-16-2017, 01:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,021
Posted By erteple
Re: Hoots mon! Driver caught practising bagpipes at wheel

One guilty here as well! I like to play a part or two during the red light/heavy traffic jams. However, just sparsely I take the chanter with me on purpouse... Maybe a competition time is coming in...
Forum: Piobaireachd 11-15-2017, 11:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 444
Posted By erteple
Re: Canntaireachd questions - Kinlochmoidart's Lament

Thank You for the valuable source(s), one is always learning...
Forum: Piobaireachd 11-15-2017, 03:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 444
Posted By erteple
Canntaireachd questions - Kinlochmoidart's Lament

Hello, I have recently started to listen to a lot of Piobaireachd and my favorite is Kinlochmoidart's Lament. I try to play it (or at least some parts) but recently (in COP IV book) I found out how...
Forum: Photo and Video Gallery 11-15-2017, 02:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,403
Posted By erteple
Forum: Beer Tent 11-11-2017, 10:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,245
Posted By erteple
Re: Rain Cape

I guess the larger size can be adjusted to fit You with less difficulties than making something small bigger. Of course, with water-resistant material it will be different from fitting a jacket or...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 10-02-2017, 04:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 616
Posted By erteple
Re: Analog vs Digital

Unfortunately I cannot help You with answers to Your questions. But I can share one experience that happened to me (and I believe to others as well).

So, after some adjustments to bridles (due to...
Forum: Beginners, Intermediate, + 09-10-2017, 06:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,111
Posted By erteple
Re: Have to blow harder when playing fast tunes?

Heh,
I'm happy to read that I'm not the only one with this problem - be it Strathspey or Jig... And at the same time I'm not-so-happy that it won't "wear off" once I learn to blow better...
Forum: Competing Pipers 06-14-2017, 04:46 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 538
Posted By erteple
Where to compete - central Europe

Hello, recently I've decided to start competing. I'll be trying my (I know it's not) luck this summer for the first time and it's really strange how little I know about competitions - Could some more...
Forum: Beginners, Intermediate, + 05-22-2017, 10:23 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,023
Posted By erteple
Re: Hearing protection

Well it is obviously a good idea to wear earplugs - after just a few sessions with my pipes I figured out myself :-) But what I wear is rather unique IMO: There is an old czechoslovak RPG and part of...
Forum: Beginners, Intermediate, + 02-15-2017, 10:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,558
Posted By erteple
Re: My 2/4 marches - evaluation?

Thank You all so much with such a valuable replies! I will start with the tuning - that is what teachers are for, but due to my current place I won't be able to use any help (same for bag). Heh,...
Forum: Beginners, Intermediate, + 02-15-2017, 05:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,558
Posted By erteple
My 2/4 marches - evaluation?

Hello,

I hope it is not too much to ask, but I'd like to hear Your opinions on me playing The Barren Rocks of Aden, Captain Norman Orr Ewing ad Farewell to Nigg. I uploaded this video of me...
Forum: Beer Tent 12-13-2016, 08:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,812
Posted By erteple
Re: Question on Highland Attire

Hi, I totally agree with following, especially bold...


I was thinking about tweed waistcoat and jacket, but Your idea might actually work much better - and defiantely better than the jacobite...
Forum: History, Tradition, Heritage 11-16-2016, 02:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,915
Posted By erteple
Re: Piper's Hill

Thank you, Scratcher, for clarificationS!

By the way, the musked fire is mentioned in a book called The Cabul Catastrophe - but i just had a glance on it, so I don't remember who is the author...
Forum: History, Tradition, Heritage 11-13-2016, 02:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,915
Posted By erteple
Piper's Hill

Hello,
When I started playing the GHB, I cared mostly about the sound etc. I have no Scottish heritage, so why anyway? But recently I started do go deeper in the history and it is a wonderful...
Forum: Beginners, Intermediate, + 11-13-2016, 02:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,270
Posted By erteple
Re: Bass drone reed finished?

So... That's settled. I tried from beginning, at first with poor results, but finally I can say I understand the drone reeds tuning a bit more. Of course, there is stlii a lot of thing that surprise...
Forum: Beginners, Intermediate, + 11-12-2016, 08:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,270
Posted By erteple
Re: Bass drone reed finished?

Thank You, I will try it, maybe some "restart" should help.
The pipes are quite young, MacPherson's, manufactured in 2014/2015. I guess all the transport (especially the changes in humidity Europe...
Forum: Beginners, Intermediate, + 11-11-2016, 10:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,270
Posted By erteple
Bass drone reed finished?

Hello,
I just wanted to have a kind of "open practice" on Yesterday (at a park, different and rather more open place from where I usually practice), but I encountered huge problem with my bass...
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