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Forum: Do It Yourself (DIY) 08-23-2020, 07:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 568
Posted By longwind
Re: DIY Drones refurbishment

Santiago Metropolitan Pipe Band may be able to help you. They're on Facebook.
Forum: Uilleann, Northumbrian, Smallpipes + 08-07-2020, 11:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 969
Posted By longwind
Re: The WARBL MIDI Controller - very realistic uilleann pipe sound and fingering!

Now that's pretty cool! Checked out a few videos on the thing. Can see it as a good learning tool.
Forum: Beer Tent 05-08-2020, 06:54 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,562
Posted By longwind
Re: What tune never gets old to you?

John Macmillan of Barra does it for me.
Forum: Do It Yourself (DIY) 04-01-2020, 10:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 570
Posted By longwind
Re: Reeds from wild northern bamboo

I've used Arundinaria Japonica, the arrow bamboo, with success for drone reeds when first learning the pipes in the 1970's. Burnt the pith out using a hot nail. They worked great and got good reviews...
Forum: Beer Tent 03-16-2020, 07:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 472
Posted By longwind
Re: Virtual St Pats?

Sorry I won't quite hear you from here. Great idea though!
Forum: Beer Tent 02-05-2020, 04:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,235
Posted By longwind
Re: Aurora "Scotch Lad" plastic assembly model

Nice work! Looks like a fun project.
Forum: Technique & Instrument 01-30-2020, 08:02 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 353
Posted By longwind
Re: Ebay - Pettigrew Bagpipes / Complete

Doesn't seem too bad a price. Little chipping on a ferrule.
Forum: Uilleann, Northumbrian, Smallpipes + 12-18-2019, 01:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 838
Posted By longwind
Re: Learning Uilleann Pipes

Looks like you've got it down so far. I look forward to following your progress. Will use the inspiration to get my own penny chanter going. Thanks!
Forum: Beer Tent 11-19-2019, 07:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 529
Posted By longwind
Re: It won't be a good week to be a Turkey

"Devil in the kitchen" comes to mind. Happy Turkey Day!
Forum: Technique & Instrument 09-19-2019, 02:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,702
Posted By longwind
Re: ? Pre-1900 Henderson Pipes - ebay

Good luck getting a refund that way!.
Forum: Technique & Instrument 09-14-2019, 08:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,702
Posted By longwind
Re: ? Pre-1900 Henderson Pipes - ebay

They look like Frankenpipes to me and not that early.
Forum: Beer Tent 08-14-2019, 04:50 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,576
Posted By longwind
Re: A piper's eye

It does look like a bagpipe part, doesn't it? Love it!
Forum: Beer Tent 07-25-2019, 07:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,223
Posted By longwind
Re: Aluminum ring on Chanter?

She must know someone with a phone that can send a photo to your phone.
Forum: Do It Yourself (DIY) 02-13-2019, 05:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 487
Posted By longwind
Re: DIY bag

My guess is that you are using bellows to power them. 5200 caulking by 3M is a good option. Needs to cure long enough to get the smell to die down. Should be able to get it on line. Wouldn't us it...
Forum: Do It Yourself (DIY) 12-30-2018, 08:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,145
Posted By longwind
Re: Hard leather drone reed protector

You're always thinking and have the skill to make what you visualize. Great idea!
Forum: Beer Tent 11-01-2018, 07:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,537
Posted By longwind
Forum: Do It Yourself (DIY) 10-01-2018, 10:54 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,597
Posted By longwind
Re: I made my own pipe bag

That's a thing of beauty! I've made my own bag and know what's involved. Wow!!!
Forum: Beer Tent 08-25-2018, 06:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,901
Posted By longwind
Re: Tartan Paint - colours available?

It comes in paisley too.
Forum: Do It Yourself (DIY) 08-21-2018, 08:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,502
Posted By longwind
Re: Tanning sheep

I tanned a deer skin using the brain method. Got the instructions from one of the Foxfire books. There are just enough brains in a deer to tan one deer hide. Had to soak the hide some. Used a bone...
Forum: Beer Tent 08-14-2018, 03:36 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,731
Posted By longwind
Re: piping after a hernia operation

Glad to hear you're on the mends, Bob.
Forum: Music 08-05-2018, 07:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,529
Posted By longwind
Re: Tunes for Halloween..?

Great piper's tale, Bob!
Forum: Technique & Instrument 08-02-2018, 06:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,289
Posted By longwind
Re: Kinnaird drone reed O-ring broke

Home Depot carries something you can use. Cheap and quick! Used to be, 10 in a pack for under $2.00.
Forum: Music 07-31-2018, 12:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,529
Posted By longwind
Re: Tunes for Halloween..?

Devil in the kitchen
Forum: Beer Tent 07-08-2018, 07:43 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,985
Posted By longwind
Re: Pipers dilemma

Keep #3, no question!
Forum: Beer Tent 06-30-2018, 09:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,724
Posted By longwind
Re: Never Leave your pipes in the car in high summer.

Thanks, Twitchy Fingers! It never hurts to be reminded. It' getting hot, no matter where you live.
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