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Forum: Beer Tent Yesterday, 06:59 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,714
Posted By LJ Neville
Re: Groped by women when performing?

"Bike shorts".... perfect. My anecdote... twenty years ago (!) I was a short-haired gal in a pipe band uniform playing in a well-known Irish bar in Belmar, NJ, which was of course jam-packed on St...
Forum: Trading Post Archive 10-30-2020, 11:07 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 67
Posted By LJ Neville
FS: Mark Lee Rocket Reeds - $195 shipped

Relisting due to non-payer from first listing.

These reeds (no longer made) were ordered for early MacLellans. I've also played them in Lawries and McCallums, in which they sound great, steady...
Forum: Trading Post Archive 10-11-2020, 10:56 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 152
Posted By LJ Neville
FS: Mark Lee Rocket Reeds, 3 sets - $200 each

For sale as surplus to needs, I've moved from Lawries and Lawrie-like pipes to Sinclairs. These are terrific reeds, sadly no longer made.

Set#1 - Ordered for early MacLellans. Bass tongue marked...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 08-02-2020, 10:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,053
Posted By LJ Neville
Re: Bag Cover - loose or tight?

Jolene Hastings still makes the Truefit bagcovers....

http://www.hastingsbagcovers.com
Forum: Technique & Instrument 07-13-2020, 03:08 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,764
Posted By LJ Neville
Re: "Phase locking" drones

Didn't Robert Reid use three bass drone stocks? Perhaps for this very reason?
Forum: Industry News 07-04-2020, 11:53 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 365
Posted By LJ Neville
20% Discount for U.S. Pipe Bands!

Happy July 4! Our Independence Day Discount is DOUBLED for U.S. Pipe Bands - 20% Band discount and FREE U.S. shipping now until noon EST Friday, July 10 on orders of 10 or more Airy Glengarrys or...
Forum: Beer Tent 02-13-2020, 08:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 749
Posted By LJ Neville
Re: Using up a memorial fund

Perhaps a scholarship for piping lessons tuition, workshop attendance, or attendance at a piping school for some promising young piper? Or a composition contest with the winning tune to be dedicated...
Forum: Trading Post Archive 10-28-2019, 10:46 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 82
Posted By LJ Neville
FS: Two McCallum McC2 ABW chanters - $240 shipped

Hi folks. These are nice chanters - no carving that I can see, very comfortable to play, and they go great with Troy reeds in my experience. I've played them successfully in solo competitions. The...
Forum: Pipe Bands 10-26-2019, 02:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,646
Posted By LJ Neville
Re: Custom tunic supplier

Hi - is this what you are looking for?

http://onlinemilitaria.net/products/5624-Canadian-Pattern-7-Button-Service-Dress-Tunic/
Forum: Technique & Instrument 10-26-2019, 02:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 822
Posted By LJ Neville
Re: Recommend new drone reeds for McCallum's

+1 for Selbies in McCallum pipes.
Forum: Trading Post Archive 10-04-2019, 01:57 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 100
Posted By LJ Neville
FS: Kinnaird Edge Drone reeds, as new - $90 shipped

Virtually brand new Kinnaird Edge drone reeds, including Allen key, instructions, and original box. I bought them new and tried them - very efficient but not for my pipe, so, back in the box.

$90...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 09-18-2019, 04:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,853
Posted By LJ Neville
Re: Rocket Drone Reeds Required

Since they are no longer made... they are worth whatever someone is willing to pay for them.
Forum: In Memoriam 09-16-2019, 05:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,747
Posted By LJ Neville
J. David Hester

Friends... with regret I announce the sudden passing of J. David Hester, of alt.piob fame. See here:

https://www.pipesdrums.com/article/david-hester/

A sad day.
Forum: Beer Tent 07-01-2019, 04:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,608
Posted By LJ Neville
Re: Atherton Pipes - Ross Bag

I too always use clamps.... however, I believe it voids the warranty.
Forum: Industry News 06-20-2019, 12:59 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 585
Posted By LJ Neville
Summer BOGO sale!

Hi folks - in celebration of Summer, for one week only I'm offering Buy One, Get One Free on The Airy Glengarry and The Inverness Poncho. This sale is for Bob Dunsire members and friends of these...
Forum: Trading Post Archive 06-13-2019, 11:22 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 105
Posted By LJ Neville
FS: Kron ABW chanter - $170 shipped

Hi folks, more closet cleaning... a very good Kron ABW chanter with silver band on foot, marked on the bottom with either "XO28" or "X608", and a date "8/1/??", no carving that I can see. There is...
Forum: Trading Post Archive 06-06-2019, 01:19 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 285
Posted By LJ Neville
FS: Two Colin Kyo laminate chanters - $250 each shipped

No longer available, these chanters were among the last made by Murray Huggins in laminate. Bright tone, easy to reed, comfortable ergonomically.

$250 price includes shipping in the US.

Take...
Forum: Trading Post Archive 05-27-2019, 03:30 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 202
Posted By LJ Neville
FS: Dunbar P3 Poly GHB - $600 shipped

Made of Delrin and fully mounted in imitation ivory, the Dunbar P3 bagpipe is a perfect first set for a beginner of any age, and also a perfect second set for someone who has moved up to a special...
Forum: Beer Tent 05-24-2019, 01:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 778
Posted By LJ Neville
Re: Muscle Memory

SO very sorry to hear of your trouble. I find I am still recovering from a two level cervical spine fusion of almost three years ago... my technique and consistency are still improving! I find that...
Forum: Trading Post Archive 05-14-2019, 09:45 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 243
Posted By LJ Neville
FS: Selbie drone reeds - $40 shipped

Hi folks, clearing out the piping closet and found these used Selbie drone reeds, spare. Need cleaning but they work fine. $40 each set shipped in the US, or take all three for $110. Paypal fine.
Forum: Technique & Instrument 05-02-2019, 08:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 834
Posted By LJ Neville
Re: Non "silk" drone cords?

Here are some...

https://www.ebay.com/itm/Wool-Bagpipe-Cords-in-various-colours-for-Highland-Bagpipes-pipes-Tie-Drones/192804989552?hash=item2ce412aa70:g:YvQAAOSwLa9UX-H1
Forum: Technique & Instrument 04-28-2019, 03:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,425
Posted By LJ Neville
Re: Drone reed preference in MacLellan drones

I agree with those recommending Ezeedrone, Canning, and Rocket reeds for MacLellan drones (if you can find a set). Add the latest model Selbie - the new bass is very, very good.
Forum: Technique & Instrument 04-04-2019, 10:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,295
Posted By LJ Neville
Re: MG White Mamba Drone Reeds

Hi Gruffalo... You might try, if you haven't done so already:

1) making sure that the bass mid section and the bass top section are properly hemped so that you can't rock either section back and...
Forum: In Memoriam 02-02-2019, 12:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,005
Posted By LJ Neville
Re: Karen Turpen, wife of the late Zudupiper

You are quite welcome Andrew. I know the BDF community was important to Dave... and I'm not surprised by your story, that was just the kind of guy he was. His adult daughter is equally lovely.
Forum: In Memoriam 02-02-2019, 10:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,005
Posted By LJ Neville
Karen Turpen, wife of the late Zudupiper

For those who fondly remember the late Dave Turpen, aka Zudupiper on these forums and its predecessor... I'm posting to let you know that his lovely wife Karen Turpen just passed away. Memorial...
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