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Forum: Piobaireachd Yesterday, 12:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 99
Posted By burp birl
Re: Lament for the Earl of Dunmore

Thank You! That site is awesome....so much to learn!

Jenni
Forum: Piobaireachd Yesterday, 11:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 99
Posted By burp birl
Lament for the Earl of Dunmore

I Googled "Piobaireachd" and selected videos and this Piobaireachd turned up. I like it a lot!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6NAkZPNtYJc

I don't see it listed in Pekaar's Tune index and I...
Forum: Piobaireachd 04-04-2020, 02:23 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 151
Posted By burp birl
Re: Just waiting......

It's your turn to write a Piobaireachd! How far have you gotten? :thumb:


Jenni
Forum: Beer Tent 04-01-2020, 12:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 268
Posted By burp birl
Re: Global piping moment for front-line workers

Alaska has united! We will have socially distanced piper's at Matsu Regional Hospital, Alaska Regional Hospital and all over town in their homes. Piper's in Ketchikan Alaska will also be...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 03-24-2020, 02:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 711
Posted By burp birl
Re: Sheepskin Lee & Sons Gandy Bag

Matt Willis,


I love the T-Shirt in the video. Where can I get one?


Jenni
Forum: Beer Tent 03-24-2020, 01:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,121
Posted By burp birl
Re: Games cancellations

Alaska has only one Highland Games always the last weekend of June. I've already resigned from participating even if they keep the show going on!


I work in the medical field with high risk...
Forum: Beer Tent 03-20-2020, 02:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 413
Posted By burp birl
Forum: Beginners, Intermediate, + 03-19-2020, 01:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 670
Posted By burp birl
Re: Chanter reed elastic question

Thank You Callum!


Jenni
Forum: Beginners, Intermediate, + 03-17-2020, 12:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 670
Posted By burp birl
Re: Chanter reed elastic question

Question: After the rubber band has been used for awhile, regardless of whether or not the rubber band has been moved up/down when stored, does the cane become “trained” to be in that position and...
Forum: Beer Tent 03-05-2020, 02:15 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,418
Posted By burp birl
Re: Fake 'ivory'

I was looking at buying a new set of pipes in '09 and was looking at options....I mentioned to a friend "Should I go with the cheaper plastic mounts or go all out and do silver?"


Her immediate...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 02-26-2020, 01:35 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,143
Posted By burp birl
Re: Problem with the cutoff...

El Gaitero,


The hybrid bags will definitely eliminate the issue and it's the strictly synthetic bags I was trying to talk about. I'm not a fan of hybrid bags myself but I know many people are...
Forum: Beginners, Intermediate, + 02-25-2020, 02:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 922
Posted By burp birl
Re: Tuning D on chanter

Exactly what the others have suggested and said!



When your High A and Low A are great, tuning a note that is sharp is a relatively easy fix with some tape.....tuning a note that is flat can...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 02-25-2020, 01:55 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,741
Posted By burp birl
Re: Tone Protector

Equus,


I stand corrected on the price of pack refills. That's good news.


I still stand by the Piper's Pal. I've used it for so long that it's easy for me. My rod has a bright piece of...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 02-25-2020, 01:42 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,143
Posted By burp birl
Re: Problem with the cutoff...

When I tried a synthetic bag (Canmore) years ago, I learned quickly that when cutting off I had to lean back quickly and put the weight of the drones all on my shoulders so the drones wouldn't sink...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 02-25-2020, 01:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 923
Posted By burp birl
Re: Middle drone issue?

I had a similar problem and I about sent my pipes out to Atherton to be repaired....Atherton emailed me back and suggested I try re-hemping the tuning pin and said he is surprised how many times he...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 02-13-2020, 01:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 690
Posted By burp birl
Re: Rubber tubing for mouthpiece

I use surgical tubing....you can buy it by the foot at a pharmacy.



Jenni
Forum: Technique & Instrument 02-05-2020, 02:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 368
Posted By burp birl
Re: Bannatyne stock seal

What PiperSwan says. That tape is amazing. It's a 'pressure tape' used for hoses and stuff like that.....it can be hard to find because nobody at Home Depot knew what I was asking for.



A 4...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 02-05-2020, 02:13 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,741
Posted By burp birl
Re: Tone Protector

I heard a few new owners say that the humidity pack(??)...what ever it is that makes the device work....has to replaced often and it's expensive.



What are people saying now? Everyone seems...
Forum: Beer Tent 01-08-2020, 01:27 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,665
Posted By burp birl
Re: Predictions for the Next Decade

I hope not! Girls/Ladies already look like a "School Bus with a Lumpy Front End" in KILTS.


Tight fitting trews are a bit like Spandex and most of us women shouldn't be wearing them!


Jenni
Forum: Beer Tent 01-07-2020, 03:42 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,386
Posted By burp birl
Re: Wedding dilemma

In my female opinion (which is a little more voracious and stubborn than a male's opinion :grin:),


Pay the piper (pick a good one) and walk her down the aisle.



Pipe your daughter and...
Forum: Competition Results 01-03-2020, 05:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 662
Posted By burp birl
Re: Metro Cup

I found this info along with an application form to compete, that's all I see in a quick glance.


Event Dates: February 14-15, 2020
Event Address: Newark International Holiday Inn 160A...
Forum: Beer Tent 12-23-2019, 11:13 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,071
Posted By burp birl
Re: PM on the rampage!

If that happened to me, I would NEVER stoop to the level of the Childish PM. I'd pack up and leave. Someone has to be the adult. Something similar happened to me (minus the broken chanter tantrum)...
Forum: Beer Tent 12-22-2019, 01:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 914
Posted By burp birl
Re: Ever found piping imagery at memorial park?

Thanks Calum, I hope this works. My friend is not tech savvy (and I barely get by) so the pictures I am (hopefully) sharing are actually pictures of pictures off his wife’s phone (which is not set...
Forum: Beer Tent 12-21-2019, 11:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 914
Posted By burp birl
Re: Ever found piping imagery at memorial park?

So I have a couple of pictures to share but cannot for the life of me figure out how to share!

What am I doing wrong??
Forum: Beer Tent 12-19-2019, 12:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,889
Posted By burp birl
Re: Former PM charged with child porn (Calif.)

The Boy Scouts have a policy of having 2 leaders/adults at every event. The Piping Community could adopt that sort of policy or perhaps film and record everything.



Kids these days sometimes...
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