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Forum: Beer Tent 04-08-2019, 03:48 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,528
Posted By brent
Re: bagpipes and Gaelic

Not quite Scots Gaelic, but I've been doing the Irish language course on Duolingo for quite a while now. I'm beginning to be able to follow some conversations
Forum: Technique & Instrument 01-29-2019, 03:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 740
Posted By brent
Re: Twist-Trap Practice Pipes

Indeed, and he has offered some advice, although it hasn't made any difference yet. Just thought I would see if anyone else here has any ideas/experience.
Forum: Technique & Instrument 01-28-2019, 07:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 740
Posted By brent
Re: Twist-Trap Practice Pipes

The two drones work fine, and use the exact same type of practice chanter reeds, the base of the stock however does have a blanking plate with a tiny hole in it, there's not anything like that on the...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 01-24-2019, 11:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 740
Posted By brent
Re: Twist-Trap Practice Pipes

Yes the sound is consistent doing that, and where I said Saul tuner, read Korg.. Teach me to be looking at a different tuner on the desk whilst typing. I might try with the Saul now.
Forum: Technique & Instrument 01-24-2019, 08:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 740
Posted By brent
Twist-Trap Practice Pipes

I've just picked up a set of these in my search for a practice set and I have to say, so far I'm not very happy.

I cannot keep the chanter going at all, play a couple of notes and it just stops....
Forum: Heads Up 10-26-2018, 02:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,284
Posted By brent
Forum: Heads Up 10-25-2018, 05:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 517
Posted By brent
Re: Gordon Highlanders Book 2 on Ebay!!!

Indeed! Nice to know there's a few unsold ones out there. Think I just found another one for sale online :) Link available on request
Forum: Heads Up 10-25-2018, 03:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 517
Posted By brent
Re: Gordon Highlanders Book 2 on Ebay!!!

They're still floating around, I bought a new copy from somewhere about 2 years back, took some creative googling to find though
Forum: Music 10-01-2018, 03:16 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,394
Posted By brent
Re: Waltzing Matilda

I'm fairly certain I learnt to play Waltzing Matilda back in the early 80s when I was learning in South Australia...



I play it now and again over here in the UK, played it on request for an...
Forum: Beer Tent 08-31-2018, 03:39 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,998
Posted By brent
Re: Pakistani bagpipes rebuild begins

I got a decent set of 1970s Graingers for 500.. They're out there..


I didn't buy them on the Bay though....
Forum: Beer Tent 07-31-2018, 07:19 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,989
Posted By brent
Re: Ivory keyboard destroyed

Including the elephants! Those evil critters are the primary source of this banned substance, lets get rid of all the elephants! oh.. wait...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 07-30-2018, 02:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 689
Posted By brent
Re: Kilberry 3/4 (chamber) pipes

Where would one find a bag for miniature pipes? I have a set but they are not tied into anything.
Forum: Piping and Drumming Jokes 07-20-2018, 04:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,695
Posted By brent
Re: Drinking and driving

Maybe, bots are getting smarter and smarter!
Forum: Piping and Drumming Jokes 07-19-2018, 01:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,695
Posted By brent
Re: Drinking and driving

It was a clever way to get spam posted though! :)
Forum: Music 07-14-2018, 12:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 848
Posted By brent
Re: LF: Metalica?

Trapped under Ice would be impressive :P
Forum: Technique & Instrument 07-10-2018, 07:39 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,804
Posted By brent
Re: Blair Digital Chanter - Connect to PC?

Found the setting involved.. Was Under View- Synthesizers, MIDI + Audio Devices


So now I have sound as I play
Forum: Technique & Instrument 07-10-2018, 07:25 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,804
Posted By brent
Re: Blair Digital Chanter - Connect to PC?

It doesn't show up in Sound Properties / Recording tab for me either. I wouldn't really expect it to, I think Windows views MIDI devices differently.



So I connected it like this:


...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 07-10-2018, 04:40 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,804
Posted By brent
Re: Blair Digital Chanter - Connect to PC?

If you are wanting to connect it as a MIDI device then connect it using a standard USB cable from the charging port on the chanter to a USB port on the laptop and turn the chanter on.


If you...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 07-10-2018, 03:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 729
Posted By brent
Re: Drone reeds for old pipes

Selbies in my set of Graingers, circa 1970..
Forum: Technique & Instrument 07-10-2018, 03:39 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,804
Posted By brent
Re: Blair Digital Chanter - Connect to PC?

When I plug mine into the PC using a USB cable and turn it on I get a new device appear named "Blair Pipe MIDI [0]" under Software Devices in the Device Manager


Edit: And I just installed the...
Forum: Uilleann, Northumbrian, Smallpipes + 02-09-2018, 06:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 472
Posted By brent
Re: Smallpipes & Mandolin's

Sometimes more!
Forum: Technique & Instrument 01-03-2018, 01:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,677
Posted By brent
Re: Blair Digital Chanter first thoughts

Mine has lead to me having done the most practice in years, it's a joy to use
Forum: Technique & Instrument 12-14-2017, 01:32 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 10,303
Posted By brent
Re: Electronic Pipes

Mine arrived yesterday.. It's outstanding!!!!!!
Forum: Beer Tent 10-04-2017, 02:45 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,894
Posted By brent
Re: Gift pipes - what would YOU do?

Pipes? What Pipes....? ;)

Seriously, no idea what to do.
Forum: Beer Tent 04-05-2017, 02:51 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,178
Posted By brent
Re: Gannaway Bag #?

No, not at all, it is still the most comfortable bag I have ever played, it feels very vibrant. When I had to start using a synthetic bag for the band I went and bought another set of stocks so that...
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