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Forum: Trading Post Archive 04-06-2017, 12:40 PM
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Posted By Mark D
FS: MacLellan A=440 Hz Concert Pitch ABW Chanter - $200

For sale, one mint condition (barely used) A 440Hz ABW chanter. I'm simply not using it.

PM for pics, etc.

Thanks, Mark
Forum: Trading Post Archive 04-26-2016, 10:43 AM
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Views: 229
Posted By Mark D
FS: Fagerstrom Technochanter - $215 CDN

$215 Canadian Funds, plus shipping for a Fagerstrom Technochanter. Chanter works perfect, I simply don't use it anymore. I will also install new batteries. Please note, chanter doesn't come with...
Forum: Trading Post Archive 04-10-2016, 09:33 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 369
Posted By Mark D
FS: John Walsh ABW GHB, 2008 - $975 CDN

For sale: John Walsh African Blackwood GHB. Plastic ivory mounts and stainless steel ferrules. Great shape. I will send pics/video if interested. Shipping & Insurance is extra.

- Jim...
Forum: Trading Post Archive 04-06-2016, 07:57 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 183
Posted By Mark D
FS: MacLellan 440Hz ABW Chanter - $300 CDN

$300 Canadian (plus shipping) for an almost new A 440Hz MacLellan chanter (the finger holes have that freshly cut feel and the chanter is in excellent shape). I'm simply not using it, and it's barely...
Forum: Trading Post Archive 01-27-2016, 11:41 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 190
Posted By Mark D
FS: Chieftain V4 Low F Whistle - $250 Shipped

I have a new (used less than one hour) tunable, Chieftain V4 Low F whistle for sale. I've only owned it for about 3 months. It's a lovely whistle, great across both octaves. I'm selling it because I...
Forum: Uilleann, Northumbrian, Smallpipes + 01-19-2016, 12:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,218
Posted By Mark D
Re: Smallpipes tutorials

I agree with the other posts… I would sum up my process of learning smallpipes in two main headers: networking & harrassement. By networking I mean hitting every piping workshop I could not afford...
Forum: Trading Post Archive 01-11-2016, 08:33 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 562
Posted By Mark D
FS: Bagpipe Mute - $110 shipped

For sale, essentially brand new (used for a total of 5 minutes) Bagpipe Mute. It's in perfect condition.

Price is $110 USD and that includes shipping in Canada/US.
Forum: Uilleann, Northumbrian, Smallpipes + 01-08-2016, 09:03 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,282
Posted By Mark D
Re: Smallpipe chanters in other keys but not the way you're thinking

I see the thread has switched into some serious tuning/math, but just to get back to whole options/need for a "G" chanter:

I'm going to jump in on this and put a big fat hairy plug in for a...
Forum: Uilleann, Northumbrian, Smallpipes + 11-16-2015, 08:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,291
Posted By Mark D
Re: Making Border Chanter Reed Adjustments

Depends, do you like buying new reeds? :)
Forum: Uilleann, Northumbrian, Smallpipes + 08-05-2015, 11:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,123
Posted By Mark D
Alex Currie's pipes

I've been listening to a lot more of the old (or slightly old) Alex and Paddy Currie recordings, from Cape Breton. Trans-formative stuff -- I would do a lot of things to harness 10% of the rhythms...
Forum: Trading Post Archive 08-04-2015, 05:36 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 133
Posted By Mark D
WTB: MacLellan A440 Chanter

Hi, I'm looking to buy a MacLellan A440 Chanter (either delrin, blackwood, or cocobolo is fine). PM me if you are interested in selling.

Thanks, Mark
Forum: Webmaster & Software 07-21-2015, 06:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,477
Posted By Mark D
Re: similar to Audacity

I'll 2nd Reaper. I just finished a music production course using Reaper. I really like it - and it's not expensive.

I also use Audacity, though. Many professionals and hobbyists do, as well. I...
Forum: Trading Post Archive 05-07-2015, 01:30 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 229
Posted By Mark D
FS: McCallum b-flat poly Chanter - $145

I am selling an essentially new poly McCallum bflat chanter, used half a dozen times.

This chanter holds true to its name, it'll give you 466hz steady and with ease.

Price is $145.

Forum: Uilleann, Northumbrian, Smallpipes + 05-06-2015, 06:18 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 675
Posted By Mark D
New Album – Border pipes & Fiddle (and more!): Ben Miller and Anita MacDonald

Hello all,

I’m not sure how many of you are aware of Ben Miller and Anita MacDonald’s upcoming full-length album release. It’s plastered all over Facebook, but you might have missed it if...
Forum: Uilleann, Northumbrian, Smallpipes + 04-01-2015, 12:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,521
Posted By Mark D
Re: Maine Pipes and Fiddle

Here's some concert pipe and fiddle snippets for ya thanks to Ben Miller and Andrea Beaton: https://youtu.be/QMYr3l8xN2I
But ya, I had a blast. It's the inclusion of...
Forum: Uilleann, Northumbrian, Smallpipes + 02-05-2015, 09:12 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,802
Posted By Mark D
Re: Feeling Alone!

Hi Ron,

If you can pass this test (bit below) then you're fine and the issue is that you have an over-developed preference to the dots. My recommendation (assuming you pass the below test) is to...
Forum: Uilleann, Northumbrian, Smallpipes + 11-07-2014, 06:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,424
Posted By Mark D
Re: Pipes for Celtic jams

In terms of playing smallpipes in Irish sessions my recommendation is this: Setup a Scottish session. We launched one about 6 months ago and it’s been going over like crepe suzettes in Paris. You’ll...
Forum: Uilleann, Northumbrian, Smallpipes + 10-18-2014, 12:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,109
Posted By Mark D
Anyone fool around with using goat/sheepskin for cauld wind pipes?

Just wondering if the tone takes a jump upward? I've seen the amazing tonal results of sheepskin on GHB, but I wasn't sure if this was realistic on small pipes, etc. Too much hassle? Diminishing...
Forum: Trading Post Archive 10-06-2014, 09:29 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 172
Posted By Mark D
FS: Krontone poly chanter - $75

Very excellent condition. Used a dozen or so times. There are, apparently, two version of this chanter. This chanter is the newer model.

Price $75. Paypal preferred.

Thank you
Forum: Trading Post Archive 09-22-2014, 12:38 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 200
Posted By Mark D
FS: Saul Tuner (no sensors) - $135 shipped

Comes with original box. Price is for the tuner only (no sensors). It also includes the latest upgraded firmware (the original firmware version wasn't as accurate).

Shipping not included. Paypal...
Forum: Trading Post Archive 03-18-2014, 08:46 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 367
Posted By Mark D
FS: McCallum McC2 Gold ABW Chanter - $175

This chanter was used for one season -- it's barely used and is in excellent shape. I'm playing with other instruments/music groups and non-competing situations so I simply don't need this chanter...
Forum: Uilleann, Northumbrian, Smallpipes + 01-26-2014, 11:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,955
Posted By Mark D
Re: A Niel Gow Tune

Beautiful playing indeed. Wow.

Will, that is the coolest thing, ever. The volume seems quite perfect (slightly louder the a fiddle) while still sounding very full and not compromising the...
Forum: Uilleann, Northumbrian, Smallpipes + 12-09-2013, 06:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,239
Posted By Mark D
Re: C Nat on 'A' SSP

I'm sure you've tried Nate's already, Glenn but I would absolutely recommend it if you haven't. I was real keen on a C nat, too and this past summer I got my new SSP A chanter with high B and C nat...
Forum: Uilleann, Northumbrian, Smallpipes + 12-09-2013, 05:59 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,849
Posted By Mark D
Re: Problems when tuning drones to B on A smallpipes

Sorry, I should have been more clear. I was referring to the Ralph Loomis recordings. I basically was saying that it was an A chanter that he was using (yes, it's an octave lower than 440, so 220)......
Forum: Uilleann, Northumbrian, Smallpipes + 12-07-2013, 08:49 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,849
Posted By Mark D
Re: Problems when tuning drones to B on A smallpipes

Regular old small pipe chanter (with high b key) in "A" playing in Bm isn't it?

The reason I say this is because I set my pipes like this quite often. Here's the original article:...
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