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Forum: Uilleann, Northumbrian, Smallpipes + 10-04-2020, 12:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 344
Posted By Army.Bagpiper
Re: BorderPipe Questions

Hello! I am sort of considering taking up the SSPs, so have been some what reviewing the posts in the Small pipes forum.

I read your comment about Fred Morrison's sound, and about the sound...
Forum: Music 10-01-2020, 10:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 280
Posted By Army.Bagpiper
Re: The Cameron Quickstep aka Hendersonís March

Indeed, a closed C. I agree, it can be difficult. I took a metronome, slowed it down to 60BPM, then worked my way back up in tempo. It likely took me a good month at just isolating phrases and...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 09-27-2020, 10:25 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,511
Posted By Army.Bagpiper
Re: The use of Danish Oil in maintaining


I hope that this finds you and your family well.

Thank you for the great information and feedback. It is definitely useful
information and great to have so that I can take it into...
Forum: Music 09-26-2020, 05:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 249
Posted By Army.Bagpiper
Re: "A gift of a Thistle"

Wow! That is incredible. It is quite a venture to do something like this then.

I never would have imagined.

It is interesting how these things materialize from a simple, "Hey....can you...
Forum: Music 09-26-2020, 05:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 249
Posted By Army.Bagpiper
Re: "A gift of a Thistle"

Hi Calum II!

Thank you for your feedback.

So, as in the film it would have to be played on the small pipes, reel pipes,
or Uilleann pipes but will not fit the Highland pipes - correct?
Forum: Music 09-26-2020, 02:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 249
Posted By Army.Bagpiper
"A gift of a Thistle"

Greetings Brothers and Sisters in Piping!

Hope this finds each of you and your family well.

I have received a request to do some piping, and asked
for a specific tune, of which I am very...
Forum: Beer Tent 09-23-2020, 11:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,625
Posted By Army.Bagpiper
Re: Voice recognition.......

Ha!!!!! You've stirred up some memories now...

Sounds like the times I had in special operations, together with joint special operations forces from UK, and the usual suspects...

When we...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 09-19-2020, 10:44 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,511
Posted By Army.Bagpiper
Re: The use of Danish Oil in maintaining


Thank you for your feedback. I am very grateful for your valuable
time and assistance!

All the best,
Forum: Music 09-17-2020, 08:31 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,447
Posted By Army.Bagpiper
Re: "Wrongly" arranged and misprinted tunes

Thank you, Sir! I was beginning to believe that I was the only one who thought this way. The snowball effect also causing issues on the competition boards! On more than one occasion, I have been...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 09-03-2020, 09:35 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,511
Posted By Army.Bagpiper
Re: The use of Danish Oil in maintaining

Hello All!

SF Piper: Agreed; however, this is a different oil, it is a finishing oil.
I too only use Doctor's though. Thank you for your input, it is appreciated!

RJB: ...
Forum: Beer Tent 09-03-2020, 09:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 396
Posted By Army.Bagpiper
Re: Wood safe bagpipe cleaning question

I think that you have almost answered your own question.

It is not necessary to be radical and take extreme measures, such as immersion and soaking your pipes, as was previously mentioned. You...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 09-02-2020, 11:11 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,511
Posted By Army.Bagpiper
Re: The use of Danish Oil in maintaining


Thank you very much for your time and feedback.

I am very grateful! The good side of this virus thing, we have some time to do a few things which we did not have a lot of time to do...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 09-02-2020, 08:06 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,511
Posted By Army.Bagpiper
The use of Danish Oil in maintaining

Greetings All!

I play a Naill pipe and after a few years, as is normal, the sheen on my pipes has somewhat diminished and so I contacted Martin at Naill to ask for his guidance in how to restore...
Forum: Piobaireachd 08-18-2020, 10:38 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,665
Posted By Army.Bagpiper
Re: Your first piobaireachd and who taught you it

Struan Robertson's Salute - Neil Clark.

I also won first time out.

Thank you, Neil!
Forum: Beginners, Intermediate, + 08-18-2020, 10:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 850
Posted By Army.Bagpiper
Re: Practice Chanter Reed Recommendation

No doubt about it; the Abbott is the way to go in my humble opinion.
Forum: History, Tradition, Heritage 07-29-2020, 11:31 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,195
Posted By Army.Bagpiper
Re: Inspiring Movie Scene Featuring Pipers

It sounds as though it may have been "A Bridge Too Far"...but I may be mistaken it with "The Longest Day."

Can't wait to figure it out.

Forum: Beer Tent 05-18-2020, 09:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,716
Posted By Army.Bagpiper
Re: International Travel with Blackwood Bagpipes

I went through the airports of Tampa, Florida; Miami, Florida; Dallas / Ft Worth; Charlotte; Pittsburgh; MacDill Air Force Base; Kansas City; and Guatemala City, Guatemala in the past few months, and...
Forum: Beer Tent 05-16-2020, 12:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 596
Posted By Army.Bagpiper
Re: Online lessons

You might try contacting Neil Clark. http://www.falkirkpiping.com/

He is an outstanding person to learn from! You can review his CV at his webpage, I think that you will find that he is...
Forum: Beginners, Intermediate, + 03-11-2020, 11:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,246
Posted By Army.Bagpiper
Re: Chanter reed elastic question

Once on, I have never moved mine. It stays put. Sorry I do not have a good response for you.
Forum: Beer Tent 02-09-2020, 09:57 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 8,262
Posted By Army.Bagpiper
Re: Atherton pricing disparities...

I will share a few comments which I received from Mr. Atherton when I was corresponding with him and considering a purchase.

I am sharing this information because it appears as though it is the...
Forum: Music 02-09-2020, 09:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 582
Posted By Army.Bagpiper
Re: Looking for a tune

Not sure if this is the one you are enquiring about, but you can find a setting of "The Unknown Warrior" (G.S. McLellan) by Jim McGillivray here:

Forum: Technique & Instrument 02-02-2020, 12:04 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,260
Posted By Army.Bagpiper
Re: Tone Protector

I had the cap with the clear top and only had problems with it. The TP on the other hand has been great! I no longer have the issues I had with the clear top cap. My time to tuning and playing has...
Forum: In Memoriam 11-10-2019, 11:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 755
Posted By Army.Bagpiper
Re: John "Jock" Nisbet

Jock sold me my first pipes in 1983. He sold me a set of half-mounted Kintail pipes, made by Greig Sharp. They were really nice pipes! He was a kind soul who went out of his way to help his...
Forum: Beer Tent 10-26-2019, 12:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 488
Posted By Army.Bagpiper
Re: Name that tune!

Hello! Seems to me the tune is or is a variation of "The High Road to Linton."

Forum: Music 10-22-2019, 09:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,409
Posted By Army.Bagpiper
Re: Help identifying tune

This forum is great for helping one another out.

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