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Forum: Piobaireachd Yesterday, 08:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 508
Posted By Pip01
Re: And now for something completely different

Oooo... to my ear... quite taking... and
beautiful... indeed!! :)
Forum: Beer Tent Yesterday, 07:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 195
Posted By Pip01
Re: Thank you

Marcas,

In most... if not all of the U.S. states... that is quite
easily... and... in-expensively... done... :)

Call your local Secretary of State's office... and ask
for the protocols... and...
Forum: Beer Tent Yesterday, 07:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 161
Posted By Pip01
CoP still open?

Greetings to All,

Does anyone know if the College of Piping
building and/or offices are still open?

And... if so... any scheduled... "Last Day?"



(If closed... when was... that... "Last...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 06-19-2018, 07:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 238
Posted By Pip01
Re: need to identify this pc reed

I agree 100%. I've seen many of these and they are made in Pakistan. Never seen a name brand reed with this look.

That said, some can be very nice sounding and work well. Not most though.


...
Forum: History, Tradition, Heritage 06-15-2018, 10:53 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,420
Posted By Pip01
Re: World War I Tunes

Wrong war for Heights of Dargai, When The Battle is Over and Hector the Hero, all predate WW1.




Greetings to All... and as usual... Thank you... Adam... :)

And now... back to the original...
Forum: Music 06-12-2018, 06:41 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,402
Posted By Pip01
Re: Name for style of pipe music

Greetings to All,


The consideration(s) given in the above quote... and the
work that went into comprising them... and the clarity with
which they are expressed... (and... thank you!... Callum...
Forum: Beer Tent 06-10-2018, 06:52 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,190
Posted By Pip01
Re: What is your favorite tune?

Weel... If 'tis after a hot summer's day parade... then
'tis the same as the cobbler gave his wife... The Last...
Forum: Beginners, Intermediate, + 06-03-2018, 11:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 255
Posted By Pip01
Re: Fingers moving out of position (foul noise)

Greetings, dtstewart, and to All,

As many have both seen and experienced...
keeping one's hands... and especially the
lower one... exactly perpendicular... to the
chanter... (Ah, the Old Pipe...
Forum: Beginners, Intermediate, + 06-03-2018, 10:40 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,455
Posted By Pip01
Re: Your Experience with Acetyl (Plastic) Highland Bagpipes

Greetings to All,

For those of us not holding an engineering degree... is
it possible for someone out here to offer a brief... cogent...
explanation of the difference(s)... if any... between...
Forum: Beer Tent 06-02-2018, 07:21 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,249
Posted By Pip01
Re: Tired of the same old tunes at massed bands

Greetings to All,

I find myself in complete agreement... as this greatly reduces
standing around time in the hot sun (or the rain :) ... and then
perhaps leaves a bit more energy... for the...
Forum: Adult Pipers 05-31-2018, 08:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,434
Posted By Pip01
Re: Old Dogs... New Tricks?

Ah... Tim... and All,

Piping... is piping... be it small... or elbow... or reel... :)

Just let the music come... and from what ever source...
may best fit... your hand... and Time...
...
Forum: History, Tradition, Heritage 05-31-2018, 08:28 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,457
Posted By Pip01
Re: Army Issue?

Greetings to All,

I was told by the nice folk in the CoP that my
1916 Lawries were the standard... plain...
costing 5 Pounds... civilian and military pipes...
for that era.

They are...
Forum: Beer Tent 05-31-2018, 08:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 760
Posted By Pip01
Re: Geez

One is tempted to say; "Well, we've all done it."... but
perhaps there are some ...who have not.


But... I would be willing to happily wager... that there
are hundreds... and hundreds... who...
Forum: Beginners, Intermediate, + 05-29-2018, 01:23 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,455
Posted By Pip01
Re: Your Experience With Acetyl (Plastic) Highland Bagpipes.

I've a friend for whom I helped secure a used set
of Dunbar synthie pipes... that were of some years
back then... and this is some 5 or 6 years ago...

They were grand then... and are equally...
Forum: Adult Pipers 05-29-2018, 12:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,434
Posted By Pip01
Re: Old Dogs... New Tricks?

Greetings, CalumII, and to All,

Many thanks for the tip... and yes... muscle mass... along
with the marbles :)... do become... on the wane... after a
while... but in regard to muscle mass... all...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 05-28-2018, 11:58 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,453
Posted By Pip01
Re: Best drone reed?

Greetings to Anndrah, and to All,

Having fiddled about with the synthie drone reeds since
they have come to be... and grateful for them!! :) ... I have
settled in... and most happily... with...
Forum: Beer Tent 05-27-2018, 12:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,007
Posted By Pip01
Re: when to say farewell....

Greetings, Tom1136, and to All,

A few weeks past... and at Andrew's behest (prodding? :) ...
in our Adult Pipers section (though I am never quite sure
about the accuracy of the term "adult"...
Forum: Adult Pipers 05-25-2018, 06:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,434
Posted By Pip01
Re: Old Dogs... New Tricks?

Greetings to All,

Born under the reign of George the VI... and well
before our "Atomic Age"... and having both Maritime
and Military histories... along with some later Securite'
assignments...
Forum: Beer Tent 05-24-2018, 06:01 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,249
Posted By Pip01
Re: Tired of the same old tunes at massed bands

Greetings to Phil, and to All,

A "fun thought"... indeed!!

But it would take much more... than any given hour!! :)

Sometime back... a Games setting in the U.S. Midwest...
and a pleasant...
Forum: History, Tradition, Heritage 05-23-2018, 07:22 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,474
Posted By Pip01
Re: Repro horseshair sporrrans (Pakistan); worth it or not?

... And... there is no guarantee... that any horse...
was even... or ever... involved!! :)


(A rather large poke to fit a horse... but they got 'em!! :)
Forum: Technique & Instrument 05-23-2018, 07:14 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,911
Posted By Pip01
Re: Most comfortable chanter you've played?

Greetings to All,

The underlying comfort... for me... is the knowing
that... the tone... and the colour... and the volume...
of what was intended... shall be properly... heard... :)

Short...
Forum: Beginners, Intermediate, + 05-22-2018, 08:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 853
Posted By Pip01
Re: Thoughts and experiences on-line lessons

Greetings to All,

Are we not... and indeed!!... most fortunate!!... to
have such... and world-wide access... to some of
the very best pipers... for our tuition... and all with
our not...
Forum: Beginners, Intermediate, + 05-22-2018, 08:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 446
Posted By Pip01
Re: Good easy free-blowing reeds?

Hmmm... and... Greetings to All,

Having seen this Post up ... and now for several days...
and seeing the many views of it... I am again minded
that... (and with no disparagement !!... to...
Forum: Beer Tent 05-21-2018, 06:48 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,620
Posted By Pip01
Re: Yanny or Laurel?

Greetings to David, el gaitero, and to All,

Quite recently... I saw and heard this item yet again...
and on a nationally re-broadcast U.S. television program.

Previously... and on all other...
Forum: Beer Tent 05-18-2018, 11:20 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 234
Posted By Pip01
2018 D-Day Ceremony in Normandy?

Greetings to All,

This year, the memorial D-Day, June the 6th, falls
squarely in the middle of the week... on Wednesday.

Any here (and it's a world-wide "here") ... headed for it?

If...
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