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Forum: Pipe Bands 10-17-2017, 09:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 857
Posted By Pip01
Re: Playing with a band

Greetings to All,

I am suddenly minded of an in-person conversation to which
I was privy these now many years back... and which may... to
some... have direct bearing on our subject at hand... :)...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 10-17-2017, 08:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 811
Posted By Pip01
Re: Vintage Lawries

Oh! Dear!! ... and Thank you, Shawn.

Perhaps the better... to help him get an amount a bit
closer to their actual worth... and thereby gracefully
sidestep... the sometimes ghastly... Collapsing...
Forum: Adult Pipers 10-17-2017, 10:14 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 493
Posted By Pip01
Re: Thread for late-comers to piping?

Greetings to MichaelR.S., and to All,

In both my experience... and my observation... there just
ain't no... "too old." (Sorry: it just won't do...for a reason. :)

I've known a couple of...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 10-17-2017, 09:20 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 634
Posted By Pip01
Re: Crazy enough to work? (Teflon to seat drone reeds)

Greetings to All,

I must confess... I have... but upon rare occasion...
employed the teflon... to seat a drone reed or two...
both on mine... and the pipes of others... when we
were standing...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 10-17-2017, 08:54 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 811
Posted By Pip01
Re: Vintage Lawries

Greetings, el gaitero, and to All,

Please do pardon this aside to the Thread... and also
kindly pardon my obviously abysmal ignorance... but
what are... "Geoffry pipes?" ... and how would they...
Forum: Beer Tent 10-17-2017, 08:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 362
Posted By Pip01
Re: Are these special kids pipes?

To borrow... and amend... from an old poem...

He's a lad... ya just don't see... every day!! :)

Well done!! Well done... indeed!!
Forum: Technique & Instrument 10-16-2017, 10:20 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 811
Posted By Pip01
Re: Vintage Lawries


Oh.... Yes!! :)

I think that you are quite correct!!

Time to send these pics off to Ringo at
TheBagPipePlace.com and to Jim at
piping.on.ca for a more grounded view
and assessment.
Forum: Technique & Instrument 10-15-2017, 09:42 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,006
Posted By Pip01
Re: Alternative Drone Tuning

Greetings, BaggyMcPipes, and to All,

Yours... is one of the most soulful and the most haunting
renditions of "I'm Just a Poor Wayfaring Stranger"... that I
have ever heard!!

Well done,...
Forum: History, Tradition, Heritage 10-14-2017, 08:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 718
Posted By Pip01
Re: Donald MacDonald pipes owned by Colonel Jack Churchill

Greetings to erracht, and to All,

erracht, not wishing to dilute your Thread... but I am
suddenly also curious as to from what wood his quite
famous bow was made.

Perhaps... a quality length...
Forum: Beer Tent 10-13-2017, 08:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 682
Posted By Pip01
Re: Old Style Woolen Bag Covers? Still Made?

Greetings to All,

My gratitude to all... both for the information... and the guidance.

And now... seeing that I... and others... should they so wish... may
still avail ourselves of these two...
Forum: Beer Tent 10-13-2017, 08:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 793
Posted By Pip01
Re: When YOU are the father of the bride....

Greetings, pbutts (You lucky fellow, you! :),

What truly lovely considerations to have to make!! :)

My only thoughts in matters such as this... and for
family... or any other who call us... is...
Forum: Beginners, Intermediate, + 10-12-2017, 09:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,744
Posted By Pip01
Re: Introductions

Greetings, apease,

If... if... it is any consolation (at all :) ... you should know that it isn't
a matter of size... or brawn... that gets any of us through this particular
thicket. (Otherwise,...
Forum: Beer Tent 10-12-2017, 07:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 682
Posted By Pip01
Old Style Woolen Bag Covers? Still Made?

Greetings to All,

A Member's very recent inquiry about bag covers and cords
put me in mind of a question... and so I thought to raise it in
our Belov`ed Beer Tent.

Do any know of a maker......
Forum: Beer Tent 10-12-2017, 06:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 669
Posted By Pip01
Re: Covers and cords Fashion

Greetings, wrms,

What a lucky devil... to have such a situation!!... :)

And congratulations on such a magnificent set!! :)

And... as long as you are asking for opinions... I'll throw
Forum: Technique & Instrument 10-10-2017, 06:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 634
Posted By Pip01
Re: crazy enough to work?

Ah... oldmanEric,

Cometh now... the re-stirring... of a most particular
pot... of our piping porridge!!... :)

And from which... (as the Old Saw goes)... half-dozen
pipers... will get you......
Forum: History, Tradition, Heritage 10-10-2017, 05:49 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 8,263
Posted By Pip01
Re: Pipe chanter vs. recorder fingering?

Greetings to oldmanEric, and to All,

One of the original inducements to me of joining in
with the lovely people on your Dunsire Forum... was
the wonderful (and thoughtful) archeological...
Forum: Beer Tent 10-10-2017, 05:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 975
Posted By Pip01
Re: drowned out...

Old Soldier,

Ah... Yes!!

So...so many... easy and malevolent circumstances...
into which we all may fall... with the instrument... and
the kit... and the gear... and of a sudden... up to...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 10-10-2017, 01:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 549
Posted By Pip01
Re: Pipe I.D.

...Strain though I might... haven't the foggiest as to what
the stamp is supposed to be. Can't even guess.

Any out there with a probable? (Just hoping...:)
Forum: Beginners, Intermediate, + 10-10-2017, 08:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 439
Posted By Pip01
Re: Throw on D execution

Greetings, to buck, and to All,

Andrew is spot on... as is his usual...and Thank Ye, Andrew...
and The Old Green Book... gave the same counsel.

Where the over-emphasis on the Low G began to...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 10-09-2017, 05:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 257
Posted By Pip01
Re: Lower Pitch Reed Suggestions

Ah, Jared,

'Tis a wise (and pleasant) fellow... to keep Peace in th' Cabin...

Give Cris Apps and Shawn Husk a shout... and see what may
be done. (They'll not lead you wrong... and both in the...
Forum: Beer Tent 10-09-2017, 04:09 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,916
Posted By Pip01
Re: Gift pipes - what would YOU do?

Greetings to All,

Hmmm... How many ways to slice... someone else's
portion of pie?

As I made mention on page 2, Post 16... one of the
completely unknowns in this particular conundrum...
Forum: Beer Tent 10-09-2017, 03:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 322
Posted By Pip01
Re: Extra keys for bagpipes

Ah Ha!!... (Cough... splutter... :)

Steve has the way of it... :)

An old yarn... from an old seaside pub... about a bet... hard won... :)
Forum: Pipe Bands 10-06-2017, 07:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 857
Posted By Pip01
Re: Playing with a band

3D Piper,

When playing in band settings... most of our lot... and
including myself... did glance about... in "keeping pace."

For some... their look may have been random... but mine
was always...
Forum: Beginners, Intermediate, + 10-06-2017, 02:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 439
Posted By Pip01
Re: Thow on D execution

Oh! buck!,

Comes now that ever re-kindled and re-bubbling pot
of piper's porridge... "Known of Old"... about the ever
lurking "Double D"... or "Throw on D"... Light or Heavy...
and even what...
Forum: Beer Tent 10-06-2017, 02:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 411
Posted By Pip01
Re: Average arrival time for Shepherd reeds?

Ah, John F,

As much as I hate to fall into that murky hodgepodge of
The Realm of the Seen and the Unseen... it may just boil
down to... one's Postal Karma...

Some things fly.. some crawl......
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