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Forum: Technique & Instrument Today, 09:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 182
Posted By DNorwood
Re: 100% Cane Pipe Bag!

No doubt many will go running for this.





Even though April Fool's Day it is.

:wave:
Forum: Beer Tent Yesterday, 01:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 337
Posted By DNorwood
Re: Playing in Surgical Gloves (?? :)

:thumb::thumb::thumb::thumb::thumb:
Forum: Technique & Instrument 03-26-2020, 04:35 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 454
Posted By DNorwood
Re: Blowstock lining (Delrin)

Keeping THIS in CONTEXT of the original post and moving back toward center -

The moose valve is marketed as water trap and is effective enough as a water trap to hold enough moisture that can...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 03-24-2020, 01:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 454
Posted By DNorwood
Re: Blowstock lining (Delrin)

Actually, moving it deeper is the method recommended when trying to use the Moose Valve as a water trap. The "non-water-trap" method is to insert the moose valve just enough so that when the...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 03-24-2020, 05:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 454
Posted By DNorwood
Re: Blowstock lining (Delrin)

Roddy MacLellan (MacLellan Bagpipes in Monroe, NC) will do it too.
Forum: Beer Tent 03-23-2020, 10:46 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 975
Posted By DNorwood
Re: Post Pandemic bag hygiene

Does someone else have access to your pipes?

I won't do a thing beyond current, sensible maintenance protocols. Let's talk about it in six months. See ya then.:thumb:
Forum: Beer Tent 03-12-2020, 03:49 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,755
Posted By DNorwood
Re: Parade cancellations

Cancelling all the "fun"

But why is it that we still have to go to work?

Hypocrites and hysteria. Plays well in MSM. :whistle:
Forum: Beer Tent 03-11-2020, 12:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 565
Posted By DNorwood
Re: burning calories

Looking at the lint in my navel....

The decibels produced by bagpipe (x) are static regardless of the energy.

In other words, on a bagpipe you can't use more energy (blowing or arm pressure)...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 03-10-2020, 04:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 836
Posted By DNorwood
Re: White Chanters May Be The Next Big Thing

Those white chanters might go well with these clear, acrylic bagpipes.

https://www.ebay.com/itm/FMD-BAGPIPE-MADE-OF-ACRYLIC-COMPLETE/223755625883?hash=item3418dfe59b:g:iOcAAOSwXetd0neX
Forum: Beer Tent 03-05-2020, 09:17 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,345
Posted By DNorwood
Re: Fake 'ivory'

Isn't Dave Atherton offering an incredible looking art ivory on his pipes?

He may not be the only one doing so.
Forum: Beer Tent 03-04-2020, 04:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 495
Posted By DNorwood
Re: EBay: 1910-1920 Hendersons

Very good then. Thank you Sir. :thumb:
Forum: Beer Tent 03-03-2020, 12:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 495
Posted By DNorwood
EBay: 1910-1920 Hendersons

Thoughts?
These look very very similar to a set recently refurb'd by Derek Marr.

...
Forum: Beer Tent 02-24-2020, 04:47 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,921
Posted By DNorwood
Re: Pipers Dojo Cruise

We have a "four-way" stop at the convergence of a hill in my neighborhood. I make sure to fully stop and to allow the proper right-of-way for those who came first. When it is my turn to go, I...
Forum: Beer Tent 02-22-2020, 07:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,921
Posted By DNorwood
Re: Pipers Dojo Cruise

Poor Risk Assessment and Risk Mitigation Strategies.

The Dojo's ability to "do what is right" and in accordance with their guarantee of the piping experience can mean everything or nothing at this...
Forum: Beer Tent 02-17-2020, 10:05 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 394
Posted By DNorwood
Back in April 2005 on BDF

So many cool things archived on this forum.

Back in April 2005, it seems there was a fund raising raffle for cancer charities.

Does anyone know who now owns the bagpipe that was raffled?
...
Forum: Beer Tent 01-30-2020, 10:24 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,875
Posted By DNorwood
Bagpipe Backlash - McDonald's restaurant

I can't think of a better location, both city and the food chain.

Let the comments begin.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qKYvP-Fu2y8
Forum: Technique & Instrument 01-30-2020, 04:48 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 269
Posted By DNorwood
Ebay - Pettigrew Bagpipes / Complete

These look like a real good deal. $550.00 is the Buy it Now price.

https://www.ebay.com/itm/133319113098?ul_noapp=true


(not mine and I have derive no benefit from the sale except for the...
Forum: Beer Tent 01-27-2020, 05:43 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,244
Posted By DNorwood
Re: Archy J, India’s 1st Pro Female Bagpiper

Wow. Really? Where in the world did that emotional trigger originate?

Perhaps one who can manage such a quick assessment is the master of the art?
Forum: History, Tradition, Heritage 01-23-2020, 02:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 940
Posted By DNorwood
Re: Bag on 1970 Lawrie pipes?

Yes..Because nobody ever changes the bag on their old pipes.

Sorry, I didn't know the bag was "original" to the pipes. That is one helluva bag. She should get another!!
Forum: History, Tradition, Heritage 01-23-2020, 10:45 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 940
Posted By DNorwood
Re: Bag on 1970 Lawrie pipes?

Maybe this answers the question.

(Yes, I know she stated "hide" but could it be?)


From the thread "Bannatyne Hybrid Bag Longetivity"
dated 08/30/2016 @12:04PM:

Remark by
Forum: Beer Tent 01-22-2020, 06:16 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,644
Posted By DNorwood
Re: Predictions for the Next Decade

I just don't agree with the premise that patterned hose are too expensive and then suggest tweed jackets ($$) become popular.
Considering the cost of the rest of the kit, I just can't comprehend...
Forum: Music Groups 01-20-2020, 08:54 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 547
Posted By DNorwood
European Musician Needed

Please contact as listed below.


" We, the international Celtic-Rockband "Celtica - Pipes rock!", are looking for an Europe-based, talented bagpiper, who is interested and able to perform in a...
Forum: History, Tradition, Heritage 01-16-2020, 08:30 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,913
Posted By DNorwood
Re: Funeral piping for presidents and prime ministers

The BDF Archive is a wonderfully rich data source for many topics - including this one. :thumb:
Forum: Side / Snare 01-07-2020, 06:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,179
Posted By DNorwood
Re: Why Don't Drummers March in Solos?

Seems it would be very subjective as each would

" march to the beat of a different drum".


You're very welcome. :doh:
Forum: Beer Tent 12-30-2019, 08:59 AM
Replies: 23
Poll: BDF Reach
Views: 1,432
Posted By DNorwood
Re: BDF Reach

Not to ruin the good fun being had
But would it not be more accurate

To simply ask the Mods
To provide the data on those registered
In order to ascertain the intended
Group dynamic? :smirk:
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