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Forum: Technique & Instrument 09-24-2019, 01:59 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,834
Posted By Harley G
Re: Temperature and Humidity effects on Piping

It is all interesting.



I tested by breath today at school with a 50mm long 15mm tube attached directly to an electronic hygrometer and my breath was reading 97.2% RH. This device was not a...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 09-23-2019, 02:41 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,834
Posted By Harley G
Re: Temperature and Humidity effects on Piping

In case I was having a brain fart I ran this issue past my applied science teacher. She made some points.


The bag is filled with air from our lungs. Saturated air. (RH 100 @ 37deg C) This is a...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 09-21-2019, 05:48 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,834
Posted By Harley G
Re: Temperature and Humidity effects on Piping

Sorry for seeming offended to you.


I was more concerned with the misinformation.


Due point is a function of - "the atmospheric temperature (varying according to pressure and humidity)...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 09-21-2019, 04:54 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,834
Posted By Harley G
Re: Temperature and Humidity effects on Piping

Sorry for reading the medical journal to determine the RH of expelled breath. This must have been a misprint so I will be sure to email them asking for a correction.


Where they state "During...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 09-21-2019, 02:12 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,834
Posted By Harley G
Re: Temperature and Humidity effects on Piping

With the GHB you need to ask, where is the air coming from? Answer, your lungs at a RH of about 100% if the medical books are correct. Does not matter where in the world you play, your lungs pretty...
Forum: Beer Tent 09-19-2019, 07:01 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 11,105
Posted By Harley G
Re: Who makes this reed?

I am actually now 14.


Look at my video, a little runt to boot.


Have a philosophy teacher in the family and go to a school that forces analytical thought and I love watching George Carlin...
Forum: Beer Tent 09-17-2019, 02:34 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,159
Posted By Harley G
Re: Gordon Walker

I have been playing since I was 8 and it has always creeped me out the way some men touch you when trying to teach you how to hold the bag and squeeze and stuff.


The girls I know feel the same...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 09-16-2019, 04:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,616
Posted By Harley G
Re: Drone Volume in Old Recordings

I think Mr Husk is onto it with the pitch.


The overtone signatures on the high pitch chanters are alot different to the lower pitched chanters.


It is not uncommon for the sound bloke to...
Forum: Beer Tent 09-16-2019, 02:53 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 11,105
Posted By Harley G
Re: Who makes this reed?

Legere did have GHB reeds on their web page for a while and then removed the item from their menu.


The commercial issues around making a GHB reed in the Legere style is always going to be...
Forum: Beer Tent 09-16-2019, 01:58 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 11,105
Posted By Harley G
Re: Who makes this reed?

The reeds are fine, the problem is the pipers and their expectation and lack of knowledge, of many, not all of course.



You would be surprised how many pipers do not understand that all...
Forum: Beer Tent 09-13-2019, 08:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,500
Posted By Harley G
Re: Stories of a broken Pipe Bands Australia

I played in the Belfast Tattoo last weekend and my Dad was asked about the trouble in the Aus Pipe Band scene by one of the local pipers. He was referring to the number of pipers in Aus that had seen...
Forum: Music 08-28-2019, 09:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,712
Posted By Harley G
Re: Inisheer

Sorry, wrong Jack Lee.


Never knew of Mr Livingston until your post, his story is quite a good read.


An interesting man.
Forum: Music 08-27-2019, 08:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,712
Posted By Harley G
Re: Inisheer

Not really a furore.


Because of your question it has now been highlighted that this site is operating. While the Copyright Authority inform me it is the content, not the site that is the real...
Forum: Music 08-24-2019, 05:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,712
Posted By Harley G
Re: Inisheer

Thank you Mr Burke and Mr Calum for your clarification and patience.


I know all about rules and was not trying to circumvent them in any way or question the right of Mr Sanderson to point out...
Forum: Music 08-24-2019, 01:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,712
Posted By Harley G
Re: Inisheer

Mr Burke


If you read my questions I was NOT questioning the moderator as relates to Rule 13! I was/am asking for clarification over a point he makes. A point I blindly accepted as being valid.
...
Forum: Music 08-23-2019, 08:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,712
Posted By Harley G
Re: Inisheer

Mr Sanderson


I see your warning and became very concerned that my post may have broken some laws as well as forum rules.


I contacted the music copyright authority in this country and...
Forum: Music 08-23-2019, 12:29 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,712
Posted By Harley G
Re: Inisheer

Is there a list somewhere of the sites that are banned?


Looked but could not find any.
Forum: Technique & Instrument 08-16-2019, 05:17 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,811
Posted By Harley G
Re: Chanter reeds, what makes good, what makes bad?

Complicated yes, but only because it has been intentionally made that way.


Unlike usual instruments like sax or oboe as examples, the GHB fraternity have dispensed with standards. If you buy a...
Forum: Beer Tent 08-14-2019, 06:15 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 11,105
Posted By Harley G
Re: Who makes this reed?

Mr Fogleman


I watched the youtube link you referenced and I really enjoyed the presentation and the information it contained, it explained a lot.


While I now understand the politics of the...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 08-14-2019, 04:10 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,811
Posted By Harley G
Re: Chanter reeds, what makes good, what makes bad?

Mr Maclellan, I was not suggesting you also make sub-standard reeds. My apologies if that is how you, (and anyone else) read my comments.


You have made my point in your response but to be clear,...
Forum: Music 08-13-2019, 11:15 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 239
Posted By Harley G
Re: banned website Jane Campbell tune

Try here


http://bagpipetunes.intertechnics.com/keyword_results.php
Forum: Technique & Instrument 08-13-2019, 11:06 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,811
Posted By Harley G
Re: Chanter reeds, what makes good, what makes bad?

Mr Maclellan, are you not cherry picking reeds when you match them to a client and chanter? Albeit in a benevolent manner and intent.



I have 2 of your cane reeds and they both work very well...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 08-12-2019, 09:32 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,811
Posted By Harley G
Re: Chanter reeds, what makes good, what makes bad?

One of my PM's does a reed run whenever he goes to Scotland.


Without being brand specific, he has a personal relationship with one of the largest producers of GHB reeds so he gets to cherry...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 08-09-2019, 06:29 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,818
Posted By Harley G
Re: Anyone know these pipes, wood? Maker?

Ebony is quite a brittle wood to machine and comb, I know that ABW comes off smooth while ebony is very chippy and does not peel off smoothly. This is why the combing on ebony can look a bit jaggy....
Forum: Technique & Instrument 08-09-2019, 01:40 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,818
Posted By Harley G
Re: Anyone know these pipes, wood? Maker?

Take a sharp craft knife and see if you can lightly carve a chamfer on the inside bottom of one of the drones or the blowpipe. It will not damage anything and you will see straight away if it is...
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