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Forum: Uilleann, Northumbrian, Smallpipes + 01-04-2020, 01:27 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 409
Posted By markgottlieb
Lawrie 1/2 size bagpipes

I am considering purchasing an old set of Lawrie 1/2 bagpipes.
I've only seen photos. The current owner says he's rather not send sound samples for fear of them cracking as they've not been played...
Forum: Uilleann, Northumbrian, Smallpipes + 01-04-2020, 01:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 377
Posted By markgottlieb
Re: Anyone familiar with Mouthblown Maclellan studio pipes

I also have a set of MacLellan Scottish Smallpipes.
I've used a cane Chris Apps reed that I asked Roddy to include as well as a practice chanter reed .... Both worked nicely though the cane reed...
Forum: Trading Post Archive 12-04-2019, 04:35 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 90
Posted By markgottlieb
FT/FS: Soutar DS-1B ABW GHB, want Smallpipes

I would like to trade (or sell $900.00 or OBO) my Soutar DS-1B. They are plain turned African Blackwood with imitation ivory in like new condition. Made in Scotland in 2012.
The bag is a Bannatyne...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 10-09-2018, 09:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 455
Posted By markgottlieb
Plastic vs. cane chanter reeds for mouth blown smallpipes

I'm played 3 different sets of small pipes. All mouth blown.

Walsh delron 3 drone smallpipes in "A" which came with a plastic reed.
McCallum blackwood 3 drone smallpipes in "A" which came with...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 10-03-2018, 01:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 592
Posted By markgottlieb
Using a Little Mac blowstick valve on smallpipes

I have a beautiful set of MacClellan smallpipes that I couldn't be happier with.
It currently has a flapper valve that needs replacing. it's been a few months.
Before I replace it I'm curious...
I...
Forum: Trading Post Archive 07-27-2018, 04:17 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 182
Posted By markgottlieb
FS: MacLellan Scottish Smallpipes- $1000

I am selling my 9 month old set of MacLellan Scottish Smallpipes.

They are a beautiful 3 drone set made of cocobolo with Mexican stripped ebony for the bells and ferrules. The chanter and blow...
Forum: Trading Post Archive 06-08-2018, 07:19 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 98
Posted By markgottlieb
FT: Soutar DS-1B ABW GHB, want SSPs

I would like to trade my set 7 y.o. Soutar DS-1B ABW Plain turned bagpipes for a set of wood Scottish Smallpipes.
They are in like new condition. I recently put in new drone reeds.
Also included is...
Forum: Trading Post Archive 01-01-2018, 08:44 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 179
Posted By markgottlieb
FS: Soutar DS-1B ABW GHB, 2011 - $900 shipped

I am selling my 6 year old set of Soutar DS-1B African Blackwood bagpipes. Made in Scotland by Soutar. There are plain turned with imitation ivory projecting mounts.

Extended small Bannatyne...
Forum: Trading Post Archive 07-26-2017, 12:44 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 248
Posted By markgottlieb
FS: Walsh Shuttle Pipes - $300

I am selling my John Walsh Shuttle PIpes.
They are about 4 years old and in excellent condition with fairly new reeds.
Also included is a soft case.
Shipping will be extra.
I can also send photos...
Forum: Trading Post Archive 04-23-2017, 08:53 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 147
Posted By markgottlieb
WTB: Scottish Smallpipes

I am looking to buy a used set of mouth blown smallpipes.

I would be happy with a simple 2 or 3 drone set.

I've owned a set of Walsh poly 3 drones as well as a McCallum set of African Blackwood...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 01-18-2017, 10:22 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,529
Posted By markgottlieb
Suggestions for a tuner

I play a set of Soutar African blackwood DS-1B bagpipes.
They are set up with Soutar drone reeds. (No tuning pin).
I've noticed tuning by ear is taking longer and longer.
I'm able to do it so I...
Forum: Trading Post Archive 12-29-2016, 08:05 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 152
Posted By markgottlieb
FS: Soutar DS-1B ABW GHB - $900

I am selling my 5 y.o. Soutar DS-1B African Blackwood bagpipes. They are plain turned and in great shape.

Included is a small Bannetyne pipe bag, new Soutar drone reeds, navy blue cover.

Also...
Forum: Trading Post Archive 07-13-2016, 05:58 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 191
Posted By markgottlieb
FS: Soutar DS-1B GHB - $900

I am selling my Soutar DS-1B plain turned African blackwood bagpipes.
They are in like new condition. Bannetyne extended small zipper bag with bottle moisture control, new Soutar drone reeds, two...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 06-19-2016, 11:08 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,922
Posted By markgottlieb
Drone reed extenders

I have a set of 3/4 poly Soutar pipes as well as a set of his DS-1B wood pipes.
I enjoy them both very much. I use his drone reeds and am fairly happy with the sound.
However, the drones tune...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 04-15-2016, 12:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,859
Posted By markgottlieb
Re: Anyone have a experience with Soutar Bagpipes?

I have 2 sets.
One is a set of poly 3/4 which I love... and so very easy to play.
I've been complimented on the sound .. and very easy to tune.
I recently purchased a set of DS-B1s, plain turned...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 01-30-2016, 03:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,176
Posted By markgottlieb
Re: Soutar bagpipes and Soutar reeds....?

Thanks for the good info.
How would you rate the various reeds you've used from easy to hard.
I've found the Soutars just right. At least for my tired lungs.
Forum: Technique & Instrument 01-30-2016, 02:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,176
Posted By markgottlieb
Soutar bagpipes and Soutar reeds....?

A long while back I had a wonderful set of Gillanders and McCleod bagpipes with EZdrone reeds. I remember them as having a very robust sound and all the drones seemed equal though took a bit of...
Forum: Trading Post Archive 01-03-2016, 05:53 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 214
Posted By markgottlieb
FS: Soutar DS-1B GHB - $925

I am selling my 3 y.o. set of Duncan Soutar DS-1B bagpipes.

They are plain turned African Blackwood, imitation ivory, poly chanter, Bannatyne ex.small bag with bottom zipper and bottle moisture...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 01-02-2016, 11:57 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,698
Posted By markgottlieb
Re: Recommended easy pipe chanter reed?

I've often struggled with the need for an easy reed.
One member of the forum suggest McLaren synthetic reeds... I'm a bit of a purest. (Acoustic piano over digital and all that...)
He has them...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 12-30-2015, 01:29 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,722
Posted By markgottlieb
Wooden projecting mounts vs other...

I've always been attracted to exotic wood projecting mounts.
I also know that wood, in time, can check or crack.
I also appreciate the importance of supporting the thin bored out sticks with...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 12-16-2015, 02:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,078
Posted By markgottlieb
Wayne Fisher Bagpipes any reviews?

Does anyone on the forum have any experience with Wayne Fisher bagpipes.
I discovered his website a while back. From the photos on his website his work is beautiful. I'm a furniture builder and...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 11-25-2015, 09:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,430
Posted By markgottlieb
Re: How to set up for easy blowing

An update for those who responded to my first post about easy blowing with fullsized bagpipes.
A long while back.. I played the GHB.. but had some real lung issues.
I sold my first set .. missed...
Forum: Trading Post Archive 11-25-2015, 09:21 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 255
Posted By markgottlieb
FS: Walsh 2000 3 Drone Poly Smallpipes in A - $575

I'm selling my Walsh poly Smallpipes.
These have a bass, baritone and tenor drone.
They are in excellent condition and have been well cared for.
I also have a small padded bag I purchased with...
Forum: Trading Post Archive 11-25-2015, 12:23 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 140
Posted By markgottlieb
FS: Dunbar Poly PC ($50), Walsh Long Poly PC ($70)

I have a Dunbar regular lengthy poly practice chanter (overall length 19.5") with a reed.
I'll sell that for $50.00 plus shipping.

I also have a John Walsh long poly practice chanter (overall...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 09-15-2015, 09:00 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,727
Posted By markgottlieb
Wood vs Plastic Practice Chanter

I am spending more and more time with my plastic Dunbar chanter. It's a pleasant chanter... and is in tune pretty much.
I'm curious if I would notice the sound quality between wood and plastic....
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