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Forum: Beginners, Intermediate, + 03-27-2020, 08:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 134
Posted By Pip01
Re: Testing air tightness of bag

Lucky Phil,

First question... what material?

Nonetheless... have a bit of mild soapy water
handy... to put on possible spots... as small
leaks... can be the Devil's Own... to spot. :)
...
Forum: Beer Tent 03-26-2020, 09:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 531
Posted By Pip01
Re: What the.... ?!

Greetings to All,

Hmm... Some time past (and not wishing to
start a row :) I had the same thing happen
with what was then called (in the old CoP
Tutor Book) the Double D... and was the
first...
Forum: Beer Tent 03-25-2020, 06:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 285
Posted By Pip01
Re: Bagpiper Carving Glasgow

As always, Heatherbelle... many thanks!! :)
Forum: Music 03-25-2020, 05:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 216
Posted By Pip01
Re: Isolation musical diversions!

Now there's a bit o' pick-me-up!! :)

Many thanks!!
Forum: Technique & Instrument 03-25-2020, 12:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 197
Posted By Pip01
Re: Bagpipe ID - MacPherson?

For the "b" part of your questions... and shooting
entirely... from the hip... and in the dark :) ... I now
shall hazard... late 50s... early 60s...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 03-25-2020, 12:18 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 811
Posted By Pip01
Re: Drone instability, poor blowing or moisture?

WBpiper,,

A sudden thought... from an oblique perspective... if I may...

Perhaps... just perhaps... it is neither insufficient blowing... nor
is it... excessive moisture upon your reeds.
...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 03-23-2020, 10:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 424
Posted By Pip01
Re: Blowstock lining (Delrin)

I'd give Rick... at Dunbar Ltd. ... a shout. :)
Forum: Music 03-23-2020, 09:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 164
Posted By Pip01
Re: Story behind "Greenwood Side"

jedburgh,

The Old Tradition... from which I first came...
was song... and with pipe tunes... if... there
are lyrics... and/or tales... stories.. or yarns...
with or behind them... then for...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 03-23-2020, 12:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 431
Posted By Pip01
Re: Lightweight Pipe Case

Greetings, paul_111,

There are cases made for cymbals... and they are (or
were) made of a very thin but damned near bullet-proof
synthetic, and man-made material. (I have no idea what.)

They...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 03-22-2020, 10:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 391
Posted By Pip01
Re: soft grip?

1. For the holding... I would think... very... very...
delicately... and none of us would use... two hands!! :)

2. I've seen various excellent pipers... with varying
finger heights... so I would...
Forum: Beer Tent 03-22-2020, 09:56 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 849
Posted By Pip01
Re: Post Pandemic bag hygiene

For we poor sods... with old style leather bags...
the old style still works!

A couple o' three copper pence tossed in... and...
if wished... any sort of mild disinfectant to also
slosh about.
Forum: Beer Tent 03-21-2020, 08:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 631
Posted By Pip01
Re: Games cancellations

Greetings to All,

Games cancelled?!

As the Good Doctor Johnson said in that now and
rather Long Ago (1700s)... "You may depend upon it!"

That... and a growing great deal... of Everything...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 03-21-2020, 01:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 391
Posted By Pip01
Re: soft grip?

Greetings,erteple,

What most usually... gets in the way... and something
most of us have seen... and probably most of us have
had... on the pc... and oft times... on the pipes... is the
almost...
Forum: Music 03-21-2020, 08:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,003
Posted By Pip01
Re: Bells of Dunblane and Seaforth Lullaby (who wrote and where published?)

Damn!!... Ain't this just a wonderful place?!

Ain't it just!!... And ain't we lucky?!... Ain't we just!! :)
Forum: Beer Tent 03-20-2020, 11:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 215
Posted By Pip01
Re: VE75 Cancelled/Postoned

Greetings to All,

Having registered... I... too... received this notice.

As I made mention in a previous Thread... perhaps...
we can mark this very important occasion... as I then
referenced...
Forum: Beer Tent 03-19-2020, 09:42 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,700
Posted By Pip01
Re: Parade cancellations

The Music... brings Solace... Joy... and... Reflection...


We are most fortunate... in the Gifts that we bring...
Forum: Beer Tent 03-18-2020, 11:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 330
Posted By Pip01
Re: Practicing & Rehearsing During a Pandemic

Ladies, Gentlemen, Pipers, Drummers,
Color Guards... and All of the Wonderful
Helpers... That Are Integral to Our Groups,

This day... Wednesday... the 18th of March... all
across Canada......
Forum: Technique & Instrument 03-17-2020, 06:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 407
Posted By Pip01
Re: What's your pipe bag cover material?

Greetings, William, and to All,

Mine is a simple... plain... dark green wool...
and of that same weave... that was always
used... of Old... :)

I found then... as I have found since... that...
Forum: Beer Tent 03-16-2020, 04:08 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,700
Posted By Pip01
Re: Parade cancellations

Your pardon, please.

Somehow... an inadvertent... double Post. (??)

Now deleted.

How do these contraptions... actually work?!
Forum: Beer Tent 03-16-2020, 04:00 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,700
Posted By Pip01
Re: Parade cancellations

Greetings to All,

While never wishing to be a messenger of Gloom and
Doom... just as a simple matter... of statistics... and
airborne viral transmission rates... coupled with those
time-lags...
Forum: Beer Tent 03-16-2020, 12:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 274
Posted By Pip01
Re: Virtual St. Pat's?

Greetings to All, This 16th of March,

In our Announcements section there is a call for us
to all go out tomorrow... at 7 PM... and in what ever
local time zone any may be... and to... pipe...
Forum: Beer Tent 03-13-2020, 07:36 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,700
Posted By Pip01
Re: Parade cancellations

Greetings to All,

In this matter of safety... public health... and our being
able to play... "at a safe distance"... please allow me
to offer this following personal & professional history......
Forum: Beer Tent 03-11-2020, 08:30 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,700
Posted By Pip01
Re: Parade cancellations

Greetings to All... and... a Caution ... to All,

In North America... the transmission of the COVED-19
Virus... is insidiously difficult... if not downright impossible...
to detect.

The...
Forum: Beer Tent 03-11-2020, 02:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 555
Posted By Pip01
Re: burning calories

Then... and of course... there are always those extra
calories... burned away with a newer piper's Death
Grip!!... on the chanter... and not to mention... the
buckets o' sweat... on a Summer's...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 03-11-2020, 11:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 295
Posted By Pip01
Re: narrow bore bass top?

Hmmm... "off-centre" Starcks?

Doesn't seem likely.
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