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Forum: Uilleann, Northumbrian, Smallpipes + 05-14-2018, 07:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 837
Posted By mpage
Re: Quality Bellows for SSP's

Thanks everyone, I'll take a look at your suggestions! I've e-mailed Nate Banton in regards to the bellows he uses.

Cheers!
Mike
Forum: Uilleann, Northumbrian, Smallpipes + 05-10-2018, 08:32 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 837
Posted By mpage
Quality Bellows for SSPs

I'm looking at having a new set of Small Pipes made for me this summer, and was looking for input on a quality set of bellows for them. One that is easy to manipulate and provide a good amount of...
Forum: Trading Post Archive 03-02-2018, 07:49 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 156
Posted By mpage
FS: Morrill custom PC, Bocote/Walnut - $100

Custom practice chanter hand made by Ross Morrill of Morrill Bagpipe Company here in Utah. Made from Bocote, which is an exotic Central American hardwood. Very striking zebra-like contrast and...
Forum: Trading Post Archive 11-30-2017, 10:48 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 123
Posted By mpage
FS: Vintage Kilberry Book, Autographed - $70

5th edition (published 1980) Kilberry Book of Ceol Mor. Oversized, 10” x 14”.

Overall good condition. Medium wear on front and back cover and spine. Spine has detached, but all pages still bound...
Forum: Trading Post Archive 09-27-2017, 11:43 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 302
Posted By mpage
FS: Custom Morrill GHB, Mopane/Ebony - $1500 OBO

Custom built set of highland bagpipes by Ross Morrill of Morrill Bagpipe Company, located here in Utah. Made from aged Mopane wood and 20 year old Ebony for the mounts, ferrules, and cap rings....
Forum: Trading Post Archive 09-22-2017, 07:40 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 195
Posted By mpage
FS: Gene Milligan Irish Penny Whistle in D - $150 shipped

For sale is an Irish penny whistle in D by Gene Milligan. Made from beautiful cocobolo wood and brass, with delryn top. It is tunable, and comes apart in two pieces. Easily sounds into the second...
Forum: Trading Post Archive 08-30-2017, 12:47 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 65
Posted By mpage
FS: Gannaway Zippered Pipe Bag, Small - $150

Lightly used Gannaway zippered hide pipe bag for sale. Size small
(26" x 9 3\4"). Used for about half a season this year. This one does not have the grommets, and so the stocks must be tied in....
Forum: Trading Post Archive 08-27-2017, 12:59 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 266
Posted By mpage
FS: Bowen Classic GHB, by Dunbar - $1300

Dunbar "Classic Series" modeled after a collaboration between Ringo Bowen and Rick Pettigrew, from Dunbar Bagpipes. Styling along the lines of the old Edinburgh sets (Glen) but with the sound of...
Forum: Music 06-05-2017, 01:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 355
Posted By mpage
9/8 March PM David Aitkin BEM

So while listening to a plethora of pipe tunes on my phone, one of the albums I have is Vol. 5 of the Worlds Greatest Pipers, featuring John Wilson. He plays a wonderful set of 9/8's with the last...
Forum: Trading Post Archive 05-17-2017, 01:45 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 192
Posted By mpage
FS: Morrill 4-Drone SSP in A - $1000

I have for sale a lovely 4 drone set of Scottish Smallpipes in A, by Ross Morrill of Morrill Bagpipe Company. They are located here in the state of Utah, and are a relatively new maker of SSP's but...
Forum: Uilleann, Northumbrian, Smallpipes + 05-02-2017, 07:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,394
Posted By mpage
Decent Smallpipe Bellows Makers

Looking to get another set of bellows for my smallpipes. Any recommendations on who to go with? Anyone found which maker's seem more air efficient than another? I know it's all about your technique...
Forum: Uilleann, Northumbrian, Smallpipes + 04-22-2017, 05:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 683
Posted By mpage
Re: Utah Smallpipes Maker

Ross, myself and another member of our band will have our sets in Vegas next week for the games there. Stop by the Wasatch & District Pipe Band tent to check them out!
Forum: Uilleann, Northumbrian, Smallpipes + 04-18-2017, 06:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 683
Posted By mpage
Re: Utah Smallpipes Maker

Sorry, let me try and repost.
https://www.flickr.com/photos/146899610@N05/shares/2xcy45
Forum: Uilleann, Northumbrian, Smallpipes + 04-18-2017, 03:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 683
Posted By mpage
Utah Smallpipes Maker

Hey everyone, I posted a while back about my friend and instructor starting up a new pipe making company, Morrill Bagpipes. Here's an update on another set he's currently undertaking. The drones are...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 04-13-2017, 07:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,271
Posted By mpage
Re: CITES needed to ship parts for repair?

Thank you for all of the insight. With all of this "big brother" regulation, I can see it only becoming more and more difficult and frustrating to jump through all the hoops that are now being laid...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 04-08-2017, 04:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,271
Posted By mpage
CITES needed to ship parts for repair?

So I own a set of ABW pipes by Dunbar, their "Classic Series". And noticed a crack in the middle section of my bass drone, on the shoulder. I checked the bore and it doesn't look like it goes all the...
Forum: Uilleann, Northumbrian, Smallpipes + 02-27-2017, 07:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,006
Posted By mpage
Re: Tuning Smallpipe Drones

Thank you for the advice! That makes a lot more sense to me now.:grin:
Forum: Uilleann, Northumbrian, Smallpipes + 02-27-2017, 06:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,006
Posted By mpage
Tuning Smallpipe Drones

Greetings all,
Coming from a GHB background, I feel a little bit like a fish out of water when it comes to SSP's. In general the GHB is tuned to A, regardless of what the tune is keyed in. With...
Forum: Uilleann, Northumbrian, Smallpipes + 02-25-2017, 08:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,103
Posted By mpage
Re: New Smallpipe Maker in Utah

More photos to look at! Here is one of Ross's earlier sets in D. King wood w/olive wood accents. Also a set in A made from 20 year old mountain mahogany with mounts and ferrules made from red mulga....
Forum: Uilleann, Northumbrian, Smallpipes + 02-21-2017, 02:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,103
Posted By mpage
Re: New Smallpipe Maker in Utah

Here are some pics of my completed set, minus bellows, (Mountain Mohagany & Bloodwood, 4-drone set), and my instructor's. (Ebony & Olive wood, 3-drone set) He is also the maker/owner of Morrill...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 02-18-2017, 11:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,082
Posted By mpage
Reed options for Kron Chanter

Just an inquiry. I currently play an older model, circa 2002 ABW Kron chanter for solo's. I have a molded R.J. Shepherd reed for it. Anyone else play a Kron chanter, and what reed(s) do you...
Forum: Uilleann, Northumbrian, Smallpipes + 02-07-2017, 03:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,103
Posted By mpage
Re: New Smallpipe Maker in Utah

And here's the completed bellows. Just need to be fitted for me. Love the bloodwood.
https://www.flickr.com/photos/146899610@N05/shares/FB5615
Forum: Uilleann, Northumbrian, Smallpipes + 02-06-2017, 06:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,103
Posted By mpage
Re: New Smallpipe Maker in Utah

The A chanter is now done, made from 20 year old mountain mahogany, along with the rest of my pipes. The sole is made from Bloodwood, and should age very nicely to a deep red over time, along with...
Forum: Uilleann, Northumbrian, Smallpipes + 01-30-2017, 07:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,103
Posted By mpage
Re: New Smallpipe Maker in Utah

Here's a couple more up close pics of the bass drone.
https://www.flickr.com/photos/146899610@N05/shares/9789u3
Forum: Uilleann, Northumbrian, Smallpipes + 01-19-2017, 02:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,103
Posted By mpage
Re: New Smallpipe Maker in Utah

Thanks Thom! Looking forward them! Now I have to learn to not blow like I would playing my GHB's when squeezing the bellows! :grin:
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