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Forum: Beer Tent 06-09-2020, 08:41 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,630
Posted By EagleJCS
Re: Worst Advice Ever?

That might be true if you're 6 ft 5 and 250 pounds, and drink them over the course of about an hour or so. (And you put beer in the pint and whisky in the shot, as they usually are, and not the other...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 03-12-2020, 06:30 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,483
Posted By EagleJCS
Re: Pipe Case Alternatives

I made mine. It's essentially a briefcase with a full-width tray inside for the odds & ends. Made out of poplar, stained dark walnut. A little hefty, but it protects the pipes from being crushed if...
Forum: Beer Tent 03-12-2020, 06:23 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,483
Posted By EagleJCS
Re: Parade cancellations

The AOH St Patrick's Parade scheduled for Sat 3/14/2020 in Louisville, KY has been postponed for a later date (TBD).

The governor has also strongly suggested all places of worship postpone...
Forum: Beer Tent 03-06-2020, 07:22 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,221
Posted By EagleJCS
Re: Favourite chanter pitch

For solo playing, I'm not stuck on a number. Wherever the pipes choose to settle is fine with me.

When I was playing with a band, the PM would either use his chanter as the target pitch or get an...
Forum: Music 01-24-2020, 02:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 539
Posted By EagleJCS
Re: Top Deck in Perth

From the Masterblasters liner notes:

"During a memorable trip to Perth, West Australia, and staying in split level accommodation, one of the more 'particular' members of the Band refused to ascend...
Forum: Beer Tent 12-31-2019, 05:57 AM
Replies: 23
Poll: BDF Reach
Views: 1,593
Posted By EagleJCS
Re: BDF Reach

Indeed Nate. Here in Kentucky, I know of four active pipe bands, three of which are competition bands. Each of the four bands have fewer than 30 active members as best as I can tell.

Through the...
Forum: Beer Tent 12-19-2019, 12:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,102
Posted By EagleJCS
Re: Former PM charged with child porn (Calif.)

I posted something similar with a link to the training here in this thread (http://forums.bobdunsire.com/forums/showthread.php?p=1340334#post1340334).

It's a shame that the boy involved in...
Forum: Beer Tent 12-09-2019, 04:12 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 7,490
Posted By EagleJCS
Re: Forum activity levels

This is why I don't use my full name on an open, searchable forum. I have been threatened with bodily harm ?:( :ack: :wow: for posting a dissenting opinion, even though it was backed up by citations...
Forum: Beer Tent 12-02-2019, 07:57 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 7,490
Posted By EagleJCS
Re: Forum activity levels

I'm on FB to keep track of the social activities of my family & friends and occasionally chime in on one of their posts.

I come to online fora like BDF for subject-specific information I'm not...
Forum: Teacher's Lounge 10-16-2019, 12:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,033
Posted By EagleJCS
Re: Pipe Teacher in LaFayette, Indiana?

They should check out the Fountain Trust Pipe Band out of Covington, IN. (Roughly one hour to the SW). I don't know if they offer instruction from the band itself, but they may know of someone close...
Forum: Beer Tent 09-20-2019, 03:19 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,744
Posted By EagleJCS
Re: Gordon Walker

I don't want to get into a debate on what happened within either organization in the past. I will say that that sort of behavior is reprehensible for anyone in a position of authority and trust over...
Forum: Beer Tent 09-18-2019, 03:42 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,744
Posted By EagleJCS
Re: Gordon Walker

Don't want to comment on the GW issue except I hope the youth involved have/are receiving counseling.

If anyone is interested, the Boy Scouts of America has for several years made their Youth...
Forum: In Memoriam 06-15-2019, 07:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,022
Posted By EagleJCS
Re: Charles Rogers

Condolences, Bob. Thoughts and prayers.
Forum: Beginners, Intermediate, + 03-24-2019, 05:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 921
Posted By EagleJCS
Re: Nothing serious I hope

Not a physician, just my personal experience...

I recently (Dec 18/Jan 19) experienced a detached retina. Since I hadn't had any serious blows to the head (as far as I know & can remember :woot: )...
Forum: Beer Tent 03-13-2019, 12:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,399
Posted By EagleJCS
Re: The pipes are in the well?

I've been ruminating on this since the first post and can't hold it in any more ...

This sounds like it belongs in an episode of "Lassie". I can just see it now...

What's the matter...
Forum: Beer Tent 09-04-2018, 03:10 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,624
Posted By EagleJCS
Re: Worst venue of 2018...go!

NoisyPiper, you're citing just the average prize money totals for the grade 4 & 5 contests. 3D Piper was closer to the actual $ cost to run a band contest with 4 judges.

I helped to run the...
Forum: Beer Tent 09-03-2018, 05:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,224
Posted By EagleJCS
Re: Pakistani pipes laid to rest...

Apologies for the bum steer in the other thread. :doh: I don't know why Ky United wouldn't have answered by now. :shrug:

Anyhoo, that's a nice looking shadow box. May I suggest thin fishing line...
Forum: Beer Tent 08-29-2018, 03:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,541
Posted By EagleJCS
Re: Pakistani bagpipes rebuild begins

I would suggest contacting the Kentucky United Pipe Band (based in Lexington) to see if there may be a member or two (or a former member, or a known soloist) somewhere closer in your direction that...
Forum: Beer Tent 05-02-2018, 02:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,010
Posted By EagleJCS
Re: Where can I get an economically priced kilt?

There is a website forum called xmarksthescot.com with several kiltmakers as advertisers: Stillwater kilts, USA Kilts, Freedom Kilts, among others. Word has it both Stillwater and USA kilts have...
Forum: Beer Tent 10-04-2017, 01:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,067
Posted By EagleJCS
Re: Piping After Molar Extraction - Abscess Makes the Heart Grow Fonder

I had both upper wisdom teeth removed at the same time a few years back. I had an enforced month off. (I attended the World Scout Jamboree about a week after removal + roughly three weeks away.)...
Forum: Competing Pipers 09-25-2017, 03:09 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,172
Posted By EagleJCS
Re: Your first time competing

Cool story and congrats on the kiddo. Just one question: what's a leet? Not a term I've come across in competitions before. :hmm::confused:

The online dictionary gives either an archaic "English...
Forum: Webmaster & Software 09-10-2017, 12:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,727
Posted By EagleJCS
Re: CelticPipes bar line removal

There's also CutePDF as a free application that acts as a "printer" to "print" BMW (or any other file type) as a PDF.
Forum: Beer Tent 09-10-2017, 05:14 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,379
Posted By EagleJCS
Re: Bungee-jumper bagpiper

I saw the video on FB a couple of weeks ago. I'll make the same comment here: :eek: Not on a dare. Couldn't pay me enough either. Nope. Nuh-uh. Not me.
Forum: Pipe Bands 08-28-2017, 08:47 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,885
Posted By EagleJCS
Re: Stb

Farewell to Camraw into STB. Drums have a two measure intro (I think it's a section of a standard marching cadence) while the pipes hold the last low A of FTC.
Forum: Beginners, Intermediate, + 08-05-2017, 04:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,401
Posted By EagleJCS
Re: Introductions

That would be on your user profile (User CP on the forum menu above), User Signature is the first link under Settings and options on the left. That puts the same signature on ALL of your posts....
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