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Forum: Beer Tent 03-17-2019, 04:37 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,205
Posted By piper Q
Re: Why does a piper play a gig like this?

Ach nay, t'was but Rubens... and off brand watered down colas.
Forum: Beer Tent 03-17-2019, 04:36 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,205
Posted By piper Q
Re: Why does a piper play a gig like this?

In regards to the piper for the Irish and American leaders and not addressing the some other issues of politics; It may well be that said piper is also a member of the Capitol Police or Secret...
Forum: Beer Tent 03-17-2019, 04:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 486
Posted By piper Q
Re: Drone strength question

I have two sets of GHB, the first set and more mellow of sound are Kilgour & Krone circa 1994. The Second in Dunbar P1s and the drones are very much boulder. I'd have to look at the reeding again....
Forum: Beer Tent 03-12-2019, 12:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 264
Posted By piper Q
Re: Parlor Pipes Help

Out of curiousity, have you tried a practice chanter reed in any of the drones? I previously had a set of poly kitchen pipes that used reeds similar to the PC in the drone housing. Can you determine...
Forum: Beer Tent 03-12-2019, 09:24 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 908
Posted By piper Q
Re: What's your least favorite type of gig?

In descending order of loathing. From most loathed to least.

Weddings in the summer in the deep south are the worst of the worst due to the heat & humidity, often lack of shade and breeze as well....
Forum: Beer Tent 03-12-2019, 08:54 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 936
Posted By piper Q
Re: A hollow victory and a question

And the event is finished. I chose Hector the Hero for the tune, and had time to explain that it was written in 1903 By James S. Skinner in regard to the tragic death of his friend General Hector...
Forum: Beer Tent 03-09-2019, 10:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 812
Posted By piper Q
Re: Flat-soled ghillie brogues?

I often wear simple black walking shoes from New Balance. They do have a minimal heel rise, however my orthotics fit well within them. Its for fallen arches.

Another option to consider is...
Forum: Beer Tent 03-08-2019, 09:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 787
Posted By piper Q
Re: Oldest pipe band member

I plan to live longer than a certain biblical character, so far so good... but I'm yet a young piper at 61 currently.
Forum: Beer Tent 03-08-2019, 09:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 936
Posted By piper Q
A hollow victory and a question

Each year, here in the US and it's territories, the Veterans Administration host a National Creative Arts Festival and Competition in conjunction with the American Legion. In the local competition,...
Forum: Beer Tent 03-08-2019, 09:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 704
Posted By piper Q
Re: Ever feel like you've "Lost it"?

Between a torn muscle and previous elbow injury, both left side, the Physician recommended I rest and let the arm heal.... Bu Bu Buh But its the Irish High Holy Days. And I need the pipes to busk so...
Forum: Beer Tent 03-08-2019, 09:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 511
Posted By piper Q
Re: Wow, the pipes were hard to blow yesterday...

OK my first instinct was to laugh, but at least you found the problem out. Between a piping instructor and myself, it took quite a while to discern an issue with a piping student's pipes.. It...
Forum: Beer Tent 03-08-2019, 09:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 647
Posted By piper Q
Re: New Piper Saying Hello!

Welcome, enjoy the comradery and buffoonery this place has to offer.
Forum: Beer Tent 02-23-2019, 11:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 994
Posted By piper Q
Re: Stan Lee got bagpipes!

I did a bit deeper digging and was able to get some information from other sources such as Veterans in Media & Entertainment, AKA VME, and Deadline Hollywood. Allears entertainment also states...
Forum: Beer Tent 02-18-2019, 07:50 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,848
Posted By piper Q
Re: Your own funeral

Lighten Up Francis, we ain't getting out of this world alive... and with that said... and after much light hearted consideration & keeping in mind I am weary , also weary and contemptuous of Amazing...
Forum: Beer Tent 02-10-2019, 09:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 639
Posted By piper Q
Re: Bagad Championships live stream

Live streaming now thank you, as my nefarious cousins from a bit east of France would say. Danke shon.
Forum: Beer Tent 02-10-2019, 08:57 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,244
Posted By piper Q
Re: Another Odd Duck Music Question...

My most current ear worm is not too unpleasant, as I'm attempting to get the tune down cold for future performance. I'm just content that it isn't a Dennis (the Worm) Rodman sized problem...
Forum: Your Announcements 02-09-2019, 05:30 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 179
Posted By piper Q
National Creative Arts Festival & Competition

OK a small subset of pipers and drummers are eligible for this and there is a catch. They must be enrolled patients in the Veterans Administration Health Care System as patients to participate.
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Forum: Beer Tent 02-02-2019, 07:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 752
Posted By piper Q
Re: 25th Jan Tattle

About St. Paddy's day.... Got any Castle Knappogue to lubricate the fingers with before hand?
Forum: Beer Tent 02-02-2019, 07:38 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,922
Posted By piper Q
Re: Pakistani Bagpipe Challenge

Another Gentleman and myself had too much fun with a set of unverifiable parentage bagpipes get to a semi playable condition for a beginning piper.... NO.


The P1's I have as a second set was...
Forum: Beer Tent 02-02-2019, 07:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 994
Posted By piper Q
Re: Stan Lee got bagpipes!

I sincerely doubt that Mr. Stan Lee had Pipers from the US Army as aside from the pipes and drums of the Corps of Cadets at West Point, there are very few unofficial pipe bands within the Army. Most...
Forum: Teacher's Lounge 01-28-2019, 08:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,252
Posted By piper Q
Re: Overthinking the movements

Thank you for the suggestions and input everyone.
Forum: Beer Tent 01-28-2019, 08:10 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,006
Posted By piper Q
Re: Sharpness War

I am not a competition piper, but for those competing, I feel they are looking for a sound that set them selves apart from the from pedestrian pipers like my self. The higher pitches seems to satisfy...
Forum: Beer Tent 01-18-2019, 09:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 526
Posted By piper Q
Re: Burns' Night Tunes

Soldier's Return to march in the Haggis.
Forum: Beer Tent 01-18-2019, 09:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,103
Posted By piper Q
New Piping E-mail News Letter! Just out in 2019

Mail to me via US Postal Service $1.50 US Currency, along with that send me your personal email and I'll send you a one day subscription to my Piping News Letter; The Drunken Sot Thinks He Can Pipe! ...
Forum: Teacher's Lounge 01-10-2019, 10:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,252
Posted By piper Q
Overthinking the movements

After a group practice session the other day, I sat with an older student who seems to try to over analyze what he is doing. He knows the basic notes for a few tunes, yet struggles to be fluid in...
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