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Forum: Forum Related 03-20-2019, 07:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 707
Posted By WVPIPER
Re: Private messages not working

thanks. I didn't have the "save sent items".
Forum: Trading Post Archive 03-19-2019, 07:33 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 132
Posted By WVPIPER
FS: Thorfinn Sporran - $250

One of a kind, handmade Thorfinn Rob Roy style semi dress sporran in mink fur and elk hide, antique brass accent pieces, interchangeable flaps in mink and elk (A Turpin innovation, he attached the...
Forum: Forum Related 03-19-2019, 07:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 707
Posted By WVPIPER
Private messages not working

I have a couple of DMs from users interested in buying my Argyle Jacket listed on the trading forum. I was able to respond to one of them earlier today, now I am unable to respond to either of them....
Forum: Trading Post Archive 03-17-2019, 10:35 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 141
Posted By WVPIPER
FS: Argyle Jacket & Vest - $75 shipped

Wallace Collection, Wool Argyle Jacket and Vest. It is listed as 44R, but, it ran small and I was a 42R when I bought it. It's 18 across the back at the shoulders, 27 inches from the bottom of the...
Forum: Trading Post Archive 06-20-2014, 10:52 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 485
Posted By WVPIPER
FS: Thorfinn Sporran - $250

One of a kind, handmade Thorfinn Rob Roy style semi dress sporran in mink fur and elk hide, antique brass accent pieces, interchangeable flaps in mink and elk (A Turpin innovation, he attached the...
Forum: Trading Post Archive 12-04-2013, 08:55 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 280
Posted By WVPIPER
FS: McCallum ABW AB0 GHB, 2007 - $850 shipped OBO

2007 McCallum AB0 blackwood pipes. Combed, button mounts, nickel slides, ferrules and drone tops. They are tied into a medium Canmore gortex bag with green corduroy cover, red silk cords. Does not...
Forum: Uilleann, Northumbrian, Smallpipes + 12-23-2010, 11:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,907
Posted By WVPIPER
Re: Lauriebeck smallpipes

Anyone know if everything is alright at LaurieBeck? I've tried accessing the web page for a couple of days but it doesn't work
Forum: Beer Tent 07-20-2010, 09:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,479
Posted By WVPIPER
Re: Smallpipes v Highland Pipes

If you care to travel to Vermont, they have an annual 'gathering' for smallpipers (and whistles).
http://pipersgathering.org/index.shtml
Forum: Beer Tent 07-20-2010, 09:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,479
Posted By WVPIPER
Re: Smallpipes v Highland Pipes

I'm aware mouth blown small pipes are relatively inexpensive, but I guess I prefer the bellows blown so I don't have to worry about moisture?

Although I haven't decided either way, yet. Perhaps a...
Forum: History, Tradition, Heritage 07-17-2010, 12:17 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 14,416
Posted By WVPIPER
The Myth of the Outlawed Bagpipes

I heard this myth repeated again recently, so I decided to contact the National Piping Center. See the response from Mr James Beaton below, with a link to a nice reference article. Hopefully,...
Forum: Beer Tent 07-17-2010, 12:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,479
Posted By WVPIPER
Smallpipes v Highland Pipes

I'm considering picking up the Scottish smallpipes. I was able to play around with some kitchen pipes recently,and enjoy the fact I can play them inside,so practice on the instrument is more...
Forum: Uilleann, Northumbrian, Smallpipes + 07-15-2010, 08:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,051
Posted By WVPIPER
Re: Vermont Bellows Pipe School

Do you mean 'Piper's Gathering'
http://forums.bobdunsire.com/forums/showthread.php?t=132348
Forum: Beer Tent 07-08-2010, 08:44 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,615
Posted By WVPIPER
Re: so how do you go about starting a pipeband?

Ringo Bowen's advice for starting a band. May be worth a look

http://www.thebagpipeplace.com/page255.html
Forum: Beer Tent 07-02-2010, 12:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 683
Posted By WVPIPER
Re: Looking for teacher in NC

http://www.naapd.org/
Forum: History, Tradition, Heritage 06-19-2010, 07:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,513
Posted By WVPIPER
Forum: Beer Tent 05-04-2010, 07:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,205
Posted By WVPIPER
Re: Bursitis in shoulders - pain relief?

The ACL (anterior cruciate ligament) is located in your knees. The AC is in the shoulder

See a doctor.
Forum: Competition Results 05-04-2010, 07:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,392
Posted By WVPIPER
Re: Bridgeport WV Games results

Bummer-but you know in WV you could have asked probably any volunteer and many in attendance and they would have recommended a place to get it fixed. Where did you end up going?

Glad to see the...
Forum: Beer Tent 04-23-2010, 08:51 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,149
Posted By WVPIPER
Re: The Various "Camps" of Piping

I'd say Camp 2 pretty accurately reflects my situation, though not entirely, but it is close enough for 'government work'
Forum: Beer Tent 04-16-2010, 09:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,835
Posted By WVPIPER
Re: West Virginia bands

That was a 'festival' in Belpre, I believe. See above, yes there is a band in Parkersburg

RE OCRichards comment above: 'trapped varmints in WV' I'll point out those sporrans were made by a fellow...
Forum: Beer Tent 04-10-2010, 08:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,347
Posted By WVPIPER
Re: Kilt Cleaning

Check xmarksthescot.com
Forum: Do It Yourself (DIY) 04-01-2010, 11:10 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,848
Posted By WVPIPER
Re: How to make a PC reed stiffer?

Not incongruous at all. Blowing hard is not a pre-requisite for playing the bagpipes. Paraphrasing another member 'there's no glory in playing a gut-buster'
Forum: Beer Tent 04-01-2010, 11:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,215
Posted By WVPIPER
Re: Piping Memorabilia

I have 4 photographs depicting different types of bagpipes, all framed and hanging on my office wall. Highland pipes played by PM Gordon Asher (my favorite), an old magazine ad for Celtique...
Forum: Do It Yourself (DIY) 04-01-2010, 10:39 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,816
Posted By WVPIPER
Re: Tuning Pins slipping

I would try removing all of the hemp, and starting over to ensure it is applied evenly to the tuning pins.
Then, if you still have the problem, apply more hemp, first to the top of the pin, then...
Forum: Do It Yourself (DIY) 04-01-2010, 10:32 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,848
Posted By WVPIPER
Re: How to make a PC reed stiffer?

How old is the reed? Perhaps it's 'blown' out.
Don't think you can make it harder to blow. With time, or physical effort, reeds become easier. I'm sure someone will correct me if I am wrong. ...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 04-01-2010, 10:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,167
Posted By WVPIPER
Re: MacLellan solo chanter with flat F

Chris Apps has a video demonstration of how to remedy a flat F by 'shortening' the reed blades in very small increments.
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