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Forum: Beer Tent 06-06-2019, 08:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 817
Posted By Andrew Lenz
Re: Suspicious/dubious set posted online?

I wouldnít buy them unless I really wanted the chanter and got it for the appropriate price. Too many red flags. Thereís no guarantee that the chanter belongs to the drones and itís not uncommon for...
Forum: Beer Tent 04-02-2019, 05:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 889
Posted By Andrew Lenz
Re: Quick question (National Anthem on pipes)

Donít let them talk you into it. Just tell themóhonestlyóthat the anthem will not fit the scale of the pipes. It cannot and will not sound good on the pipes and will not do justice to the anthem....
Forum: Competing Pipers 03-27-2019, 03:57 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,596
Posted By Andrew Lenz
Re: Awards

There's an old photo of my pipe case on the page linked below:
http://www.bagpipejourney.com/articles/casecontent.shtml

(I have since added a few more medals to the straps, plus I have a...
Forum: Competing Pipers 03-25-2019, 04:30 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,596
Posted By Andrew Lenz
Re: Awards

I also marked the back of all mine with an extra fine permanent pen: locale (if necessary), date, event, grade level.

Andrew
Forum: Competing Pipers 03-23-2019, 11:49 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,596
Posted By Andrew Lenz
Re: Awards

Some I have in my pipe case. (Helps to impress school kids when I do presentations!) Others, since I manage a frame shop, I mounted some black fabric that works with hook Velcro onto a board and put...
Forum: Ladies' Room 03-23-2019, 11:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 752
Posted By Andrew Lenz
Re: Too Large Pipes?

This page with bag measurements may be helpful:
http://www.bagpipejourney.com/articles/bag-measurements.shtml
(Admittedly, it's been six years since I've updated it, submissions are always...
Forum: Beer Tent 03-22-2019, 11:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 551
Posted By Andrew Lenz
Re: How many bands/pipers in the USA?

Hey Aaron. Hope you are doing well.

Here are some more threads that may be of interest...

How many Pipe Bands (2016)
http://forums.bobdunsire.com/forums/showthread.php?t=162867

How many GHB...
Forum: Forum Related 03-19-2019, 07:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 462
Posted By Andrew Lenz
Re: Private messages not working

Check your profile preferences:
http://forums.bobdunsire.com/forums/profile.php?do=editoptions

You want to make sure this option is checked-marked:
Save a copy of sent messages in my Sent Items...
Forum: Piping and Drumming Jokes 03-19-2019, 11:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,056
Posted By Andrew Lenz
Re: What the bartender misunderstood

I didn't move it, but it's funny enough that this forum is probably a good place! :)

Andrew
Forum: Forum Related 03-14-2019, 10:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 313
Posted By Andrew Lenz
Re: Tagline under username?

Well, then, welcome and glad you figured it out!

Andrew
Forum: Technique & Instrument 03-10-2019, 11:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,120
Posted By Andrew Lenz
Re: Want Estimated Value on a Set of Pipe

They are work about $10. I'm sending over a Paypal payment right now.

Andrew
Forum: Beer Tent 03-07-2019, 01:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 801
Posted By Andrew Lenz
Re: New Piper Saying Hello!

Welcome aboard, Joe! I'm glad you found us . . . and that you have an honest-to-goodness instructor.

Practice every day. Even if it's literally 2 minutes sometimes. It's repetition. And practice...
Forum: In Memoriam 03-02-2019, 11:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 679
Posted By Andrew Lenz
Re: Karen Turpen, wife of the late Zudupiper

I have a T-shirt around, "Piobaireachd - If you can't say it, you can't play it!", I'm almost positive that I purchased it from Dave T.

Andrew
Forum: Beer Tent 02-16-2019, 11:40 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,987
Posted By Andrew Lenz
Re: Iíve met my threshold and itís 15 degrees

Once in a while I am very happy to live on the California coast. This is one of those times!

Maybe someone needs to invent a battery-operated electric heater doublet... :thumb:

Andrew
Forum: Beginners, Intermediate, + 02-14-2019, 09:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,228
Posted By Andrew Lenz
Re: The BlowHard

It crossed my mind, though I like the reliable fine adjustment of the pressure. Sure, you could tape over the hole in the rubber stopper for adjustment, but I sense a point of likely failure!
...
Forum: Beginners, Intermediate, + 02-14-2019, 06:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,228
Posted By Andrew Lenz
Re: The BlowHard

Ha. Nice one! Even though you caught wind of it? You can hardly stand it?

Andrew
Forum: Beginners, Intermediate, + 02-14-2019, 01:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,228
Posted By Andrew Lenz
Re: The BlowHard

For those of us who don't always get time to practice, it might be a handy device to keep on our desks at work! I'm giving it some serious thought!

Andrew
Forum: Technique & Instrument 02-12-2019, 12:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 937
Posted By Andrew Lenz
Re: Teachers and diaphragm vibrato

Jimmy McColl is known for playing vibrato. I was able to hear him in person doing it and it was pretty neat. (It might have been in my living room, but I can't recall!) I believe I was told that he...
Forum: Competing Pipers 02-07-2019, 12:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 690
Posted By Andrew Lenz
Re: Amateur Contests on West Coast

What Aaron said—hi, Aaron!—and Pleasanton is a big games every Labor Day weekend. That’s less than 7 hours from L.A.

Oh, and check the WUSPBA website. It should list all the sanctioned...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 02-07-2019, 12:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 852
Posted By Andrew Lenz
Re: Clamptite instead of hose clamps?

It looks pretty nifty. My concerns would be overtightening and maybe cracking the wood, and undoing them without damaging the bag if placement needs to be adjusted. But it would certainly hold well....
Forum: In Memoriam 02-02-2019, 10:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 679
Posted By Andrew Lenz
Re: Karen Turpen, wife of the late Zudupiper

Laura, thanks so much for sharing. Such a shame. Dave died young. Sounds like that's the case with his wife too. Dave was super helpful when I first began piping in the 1990s. I'm glad to hear that...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 02-01-2019, 10:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 896
Posted By Andrew Lenz
Re: Tying in a new bag

Maybe youíve already seen it, but this may help:
http://www.bagpipejourney.com/articles/bag-tie-in.shtml

Andrew
Forum: Beer Tent 02-01-2019, 06:50 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,617
Posted By Andrew Lenz
Re: Pakistani Bagpipe Challenge

Because it was there? If I had time and money to kill, it'd be fun. Ok, and maybe enough interest too. :lol:

Andrew
Forum: Beer Tent 02-01-2019, 06:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,090
Posted By Andrew Lenz
Stan Lee got bagpipes!

An Army bugler played a mournful taps at a Hollywood memorial for Stan Lee, and military bagpipers sent a solemn ďAmazing GraceĒ into the air...
...
Forum: Beer Tent 02-01-2019, 04:09 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,617
Posted By Andrew Lenz
Re: Pakistani Bagpipe Challenge

Ugh. Sounds like a lot of work! :willy:

Andrew
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