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Forum: Technique & Instrument 03-19-2017, 06:02 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 20,542
Posted By jd3214
Re: Pro pipers and easy chanter reeds . . .

In the old days we played ball buster reeds. Everyone in the band played very hard MacAllisters. Even the MacAllister reeds would eventually weaken to the point that they could no longer be...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 03-07-2017, 05:53 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 20,542
Posted By jd3214
Re: Pro pipers and easy chanter reeds . . .

Just saw this snarky response and kudos to you for your insite. FYI: I played in a grade 2 championship pipe band for ten years and a grade 1 championship pipe band for 7 years. I have been piping...
Forum: Webmaster & Software 02-02-2017, 12:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,697
Posted By jd3214
Re: Computer software

Interesting that many of you who responded focused on the aspect related to playing the music electronically. I am grateful for the several responses and suggestions, however, the playback feature is...
Forum: Webmaster & Software 02-01-2017, 02:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,697
Posted By jd3214
Re: Computer software

I want to transcribe hand written sheet music into a machine readable format. I want the software to be simple to use for transcription, easy to print so that the result could be published, playable...
Forum: Trading Post Archive 06-25-2016, 11:03 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 95
Posted By jd3214
WTB: Tartan Kilt Hose

Wanted to purchase new or used tartan kilt hose (full hose). US shoe size is 10.5. If you have something you wish to sell please PM me here.
Forum: Competition Results 06-14-2016, 05:56 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 866
Posted By jd3214
Rhode Island Results

Why is it so hard to get results these days?
Forum: Technique & Instrument 05-27-2016, 01:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,792
Posted By jd3214
Re: Trap Dri System

Thanks for all the feedback. I was using a Moosevalve and it seemed to capture some moisture but as someone said pouring out your moisture during a performance is not cool so I thought I would try...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 05-26-2016, 05:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,792
Posted By jd3214
Trap Dri System

Just got my new Trap Dri and having some difficulty. Although I have played for many years I am new to this type of moisture control system and I find that when installed it is restricting my blowing...
Forum: Music 04-15-2016, 04:48 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,882
Posted By jd3214
Re: A Tune to go With Marie's Wedding

The old Black Watch combination of Maries Wedding and Wha Saw the 42nd is a very traditional selection.
Forum: Trading Post Archive 04-10-2016, 04:17 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 196
Posted By jd3214
WTB: Used Kilt

Seeking used kilt in Davidson tartan. Please PM with price and availability. Size not too important unless really big or really small.
Forum: Do It Yourself (DIY) 03-21-2016, 12:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,456
Posted By jd3214
Re: Practice Chanter Holder

Nice work. My only worry is that if you keep you chanter here over time it is going to warp. The old fashioned method of keeping your chanter readily available is to hang it from some type of string...
Forum: Beer Tent 03-21-2016, 12:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,007
Posted By jd3214
Re: vintage bagpipes

It seems to me that if you are going to make a set of pipes with full silver or chased silver and ivory it stands to reason that you are going to spend a little more time making everything as close...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 01-24-2016, 04:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,354
Posted By jd3214
Re: My new super easy tone reed

I am confused by this post. Is this a "new" product or just someone touting the regular old Shepherd reed purchased in an "easy" strength?
Forum: Trading Post Archive 01-24-2016, 11:37 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 260
Posted By jd3214
FS: Bagpiper Premium Flight Case - $195

Authentic Bagpiper Premium Flight Case. See description on bagpipercase.com website. I paid $232 for it including tax a few months ago. It is virtually brand new; used once to go to a local band...
Forum: Trading Post Archive 01-22-2016, 09:01 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 381
Posted By jd3214
FS: Dunfion ABW GHB, nickel slides, brass lined - $1000 OBO

A very pretty set of Dunfion Highland Pipes from the Isle of Aran; ABW, brass lined, bright nickel ferrules and slides, imitation ivory mounts and drone caps. Plastic Dunfion chanter, in great...
Forum: Trading Post Archive 01-21-2016, 01:58 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 158
Posted By jd3214
FS: Ryan Canning Tenors - $45

Set of almost new Ryan Canning tenors (2); not suitable for my antique instrument. Lovely reeds in like new condition.

PayPal ok; buyer pays shipping. PM for any questions.
Forum: Trading Post Archive 01-21-2016, 01:54 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 242
Posted By jd3214
FS: Ezeedrone Tenors, New - $40

Ezeedrone tenors (2), Standard size. Brand new; I purchased these for my antique pipes but need Long for my instrument. Tried once in my pipes; otherwise, brand new with Pipedreams instruction sheet....
Forum: Trading Post Archive 01-21-2016, 01:46 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 212
Posted By jd3214
FS: Henderson Harmonic Deluxe Drone Reeds - $30 shipped

Set of Henderson Harmonic Deluxe in like new condition with instructions. I do not think they have ever been played since purchase. These are carbon fibre tongues and the instruction sheet says they...
Forum: Beer Tent 01-18-2016, 10:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,871
Posted By jd3214
Re: What a difference a continent makes

In 60 years of piping, I have played in sub-zero weather as well as in heat above 100 degrees Fahrenheit. The idea of piping in 77F sounds perfectly excellent to me. My experience is that it does...
Forum: Beer Tent 01-12-2016, 08:36 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,536
Posted By jd3214
What do you charge for doing a wedding?

Just curious about current fees to perform at a 100 person wedding. What are people charging for the following,

Just processional and recessional

Reception (less than one hour)

Photos...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 01-08-2016, 08:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,416
Posted By jd3214
Re: Oils to use on Cocuswood?

Expensive, but, I also use almond oil on my antique cocus pipes. So far so good.
Forum: Soda Shoppe 01-08-2016, 08:27 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 8,993
Posted By jd3214
Re: Piping pet-peeve words

This is silly. I know of a band that removed the word "Kiltie" from its name because they thought it sounded demeaning whereas the Worcester Kiltie Pipe Band took the word to the heights of...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 12-30-2015, 02:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,876
Posted By jd3214
Re: Need help finding appropriate moisture control system

Depends on how wet a blower you are and where you are. I don't find I need to empty every ten minutes or even twice that long and I can usually find a place to empty without much problem. You...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 12-30-2015, 01:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,269
Posted By jd3214
Re: Air efficient drone reeds

I guess I would have asked the question a little differently. How do you know when your drone reeds are air efficient? And air efficient compared to what? Cane? Having grown up with cane, it is my...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 12-30-2015, 01:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,876
Posted By jd3214
Re: Need help finding appropriate moisture control system

Have you tried a Moose valve? It fits inside your stock, does not restrict the air flow and seems to trap a lot of the moisture entering the bag in the stock. You just tip the stock when done playing...
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