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Forum: Beer Tent Yesterday, 06:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 540
Posted By PNB
Re: Scottish Power - aluminium foil?

From what they said during the commentary, it was Mylar. Since the sun was shinning, they were worried that the heat would effect tuning. It was to reflect sunlight instead of absorbing in the neck...
Forum: Pipe Bands 06-28-2019, 07:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,671
Posted By PNB
Re: Is there any bagpipery in Bozeman, MT?

I have not played an outside event in years. Not that I dont trust my playing skills, but I do know of another piper in the area. Can you private email your information and I can forward to him.
Forum: Pipe Bands 06-26-2019, 07:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,671
Posted By PNB
Forum: Technique & Instrument 03-24-2019, 08:39 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,663
Posted By PNB
Re: "B" Flat Set up

I just received the set I ordered yesterday and went back and forth between standard chanter and Bb chanter and the extenders. I had to fuss a bit with the pressure on the drone reeds with the...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 02-16-2019, 09:24 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 7,123
Posted By PNB
Re: Polyester thread instead of hemp = game changer!

I just ordered and received a roll of natural hemp. I bought a used set of vintage pipes last year that were hemped with natural hemp. Joints were still snug, no air loss. I really liked the way it...
Forum: Beer Tent 02-16-2019, 09:15 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,339
Posted By PNB
Re: Your own funeral

I have asked my son to have John Prine's Please Dont Bury Me at my funeral and then I hope my friends have a huge jam session.
Forum: Beer Tent 10-03-2018, 09:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,412
Posted By PNB
Re: Piper's Pinkie

I play a variety of instruments and after 40 years working construction, my hands have a bit of arthritis in them. I swear by Arnica Gel. I keep tubes of it in all my pipe cases and most of the cases...
Forum: Pipe Bands 09-18-2018, 02:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,671
Posted By PNB
Re: Is there any bagpipery in Bozeman, MT?

Wish I had seen this when posted. I live in Billings but work out of Bozeman during the week. Back into piping after a approx. 10 year hiatus. Back up on pipes again and enjoying them. Funny what has...
Forum: Trading Post Archive 08-16-2018, 08:42 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 35
Posted By PNB
WTB: Bruce Gandy's Contemporary & Traditional Music for the Highland Bagpipe Vol.2

Anyone out there have one that they would be willing to part with? I am looking for the music of one song and it is in the book, so thought I would try to get a used book first.

Forum: Uilleann, Northumbrian, Smallpipes + 06-22-2018, 06:31 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 273
Posted By PNB
Uilleann Pipe instructor

I have a set of uilleann pipes and would love to find someone that would help me set them up for this climate in MT. Do any of you know of any uilleann pipers in MT or Northern WY?
Forum: Music Groups 11-07-2015, 08:53 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 12,900
Posted By PNB
Re: So, who is your favorite Celtic Rock/Fusion Band featuring pipes?

Does anyone know the name of the band that came out of MacKeel when they quit? I use to have the cd but cannot remember the name. Thanks.
Forum: Uilleann, Northumbrian, Smallpipes + 01-28-2013, 06:30 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,480
Posted By PNB
Re: Interested in Learing Uillean Pipes

"with subtle but profound differences vis-a-via Scottish trad. music".

Very well said!
Forum: Uilleann, Northumbrian, Smallpipes + 01-26-2013, 06:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 406
Posted By PNB
Uilleann pipe teacher in NW Montana

Does anyone know of someone that can work with me learning how to play the uilleann pipes, in Northwest MT?

I am in the Flathead area for awhile.


Forum: Trading Post Archive 01-31-2009, 11:15 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 508
Posted By PNB
FS: 1970s Hardie's - $800

Time to thin out the herd. A set of early '70s Hardies. I bought these a couple of years ago, and have not really played them. I am the second owner and the first owner bought them, tried for a...
Forum: Beer Tent 01-26-2009, 06:05 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,698
Posted By PNB
Re: Smoking Pipers

I quit about 6 years ago now. Had tried a lot of different methods. Hypnosis worked for me. 4 visits was all it took.

good luck.
Forum: Beer Tent 11-28-2008, 01:07 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,743
Posted By PNB
Re: The cost of piping

Hobbies. I use to hunt and fish with a passion. Lost interest in that. Went head over into piping. Still have 5 sets of pipes that I need to sell off one of these days. I have gotten into CBOM's of...
Forum: Beer Tent 10-16-2008, 07:29 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,392
Posted By PNB
Re: What's your favourite beer after practice

Guinness for me, most of the time, but I have been known to have a Kilt lifter from Pike brewing company.
Forum: Beer Tent Archive 08-20-2007, 05:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,098
Posted By PNB
Re: Christmas time again - take a look at these pipes.

[quote=dunsomepiping]More classic pipes on e-bay! Why is it that serious collectors of quality pipes don't list these on dedicated pipe sites.

Rules mostly.

Using the TP is a privilege and...
Forum: Beer Tent Archive 06-19-2007, 05:05 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,364
Posted By PNB
Re: Vintage Lawries on eBay????

[quote=beerbecue]If you have pipes to sell, why not post them here to try to sell them, or if you do have them on ebay, put a posting in the Trading Post with a link to your auction...

Rules for...
Forum: Beer Tent Archive 06-16-2007, 06:48 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,364
Posted By PNB
Re: Vintage Lawries on eBay????

The set, on Ebay, that Iain references are a set that I am selling. Before I bought them, I researched the set. They were being sold on Ebay here in Montana. I happened to be working in the area that...
Forum: Beer Tent Archive 01-11-2007, 05:04 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 866
Posted By PNB
Re: Ignorance at Band Practise using Mobile Phones

There are a group of us that get together a couple of times a week for a session of Irish Music. One member has had the gall to take a call while playing in circle and ask us to stop so he could talk...
Forum: Beer Tent Archive 12-27-2006, 05:49 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 945
Posted By PNB
Re: Piping while driving...

I really should not tell on myself, but I USE to, and I repeat, USE to, drive down the highways of Montana for an hours, cruise control set on 85, drive with my knee's, and practice the chanter....
Forum: Beer Tent Archive 09-08-2006, 11:59 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 385
Posted By PNB
Re: Cool site

The Mammoth don't really show up for the hot springs till snow hits. Could be any day though!
Forum: Beer Tent Archive 08-27-2006, 08:32 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 1,372
Posted By PNB
Re: What tune would you like played at your funeral?

No pipes at mine, thank you very much! I played a funeral for a 16 year old this spring that was killed in a skiing accident. 300 crying high school students. Most of them were doing okay till...
Forum: Beer Tent Archive 08-23-2006, 07:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 205
Posted By PNB
Re: Butte Montana

I was just in Butte for the Montana Gaelic Culture Society's Festival. What a blast!! Good people, good times. There is a band out of Anaconda. I will be home this weekend and get a couple of email...
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