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Forum: Technique & Instrument 02-19-2019, 10:32 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,257
Posted By ralph
Re: 2019 setup, changes?

It is interesting how much of in depth comments about drone sound you seem to get. Mostly they barely write anything when I compete, maybe “nice pipe” or well balanced pipe
Forum: Beer Tent 10-28-2018, 05:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 878
Posted By ralph
Re: GigMaster vs. GigSalad, update 2018

I have the free version of.gigmasters, and even with that usually get more than enough leads over the summer for weddings. This year i didnt get any, so something seemed different, not sure the cause...
Forum: Trading Post Archive 05-21-2018, 09:12 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 103
Posted By ralph
FS: Pettigrew half-engraved silver GHB - $2675

hello,
Here is set of plain turned with blackwood mount Pettigrew bagpipes with True hand hand engraved celtic silver slides, ferrules and ring caps. Silver is hallmarked on upper bass drone slide...
Forum: Trading Post Archive 05-21-2018, 09:09 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 167
Posted By ralph
FS: Chris Terry GHB - $850

Hello,

I am thinning out my piping collection down to one GHB.

I have for sale is a set of Chris Terry ABW bagpipes with aluminum ferrules, slide and rings. Mounts are black resin similar to...
Forum: Trading Post Archive 04-16-2018, 01:11 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 100
Posted By ralph
WTB: Small pipes in D

Hello,
I am interested in acquiring a set of small pipes in D. All makes and models considered. Thanks
Forum: Technique & Instrument 04-13-2018, 11:12 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,737
Posted By ralph
Re: Chanter recommendation?

Hello
I have a Cameron Wylie that easily gets 466 with certain reeds, and low 470's with others. Good chanter, Blackwood. I could be persuaded to part with it, let me know. Thanks
Forum: Technique & Instrument 03-15-2018, 01:27 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,737
Posted By ralph
Re: Chanter recommendation?

I love the Ayrfire and you can get it at pipereeds.com for a great price
Forum: Technique & Instrument 03-13-2018, 01:12 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,275
Posted By ralph
Re: New bag recommendations

My old style ross with canister lasted 7 or more years, I used this product to keep the sharp edges of the canister from rubbing the bag. I have the current red one, it has rounded edges, we will see...
Forum: Uilleann, Northumbrian, Smallpipes + 03-04-2018, 02:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 912
Posted By ralph
Re: volume of banton borderpipes chanter compared to others

Stellata-

I would love to try out one of those reeds in my garvie pipes if you ever make extra. Would happily buy. Thanks, Ralph Drew
Forum: Uilleann, Northumbrian, Smallpipes + 03-04-2018, 08:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 912
Posted By ralph
Re: volume of banton borderpipes chanter compared to others

Stelleta- what make of chanter are you using?
Forum: Uilleann, Northumbrian, Smallpipes + 03-04-2018, 08:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 912
Posted By ralph
Re: volume of banton borderpipes chanter compared to others

I have sent the chanter off. Will give an updateupon its return. Thanks
Forum: Technique & Instrument 03-01-2018, 07:05 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,864
Posted By ralph
Re: Tuning schemes on the braw tuning app

How does it sound to have G tuned that way?
Forum: Uilleann, Northumbrian, Smallpipes + 02-26-2018, 11:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 912
Posted By ralph
Re: volume of banton borderpipes chanter compared to others

That sounds like a good idea. Thanks.
Forum: Uilleann, Northumbrian, Smallpipes + 02-24-2018, 09:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 912
Posted By ralph
volume of banton borderpipes chanter compared to others

Hello,

I have a set of Garvie borderpipes that I have had for many years, and get a good sound out of. I have recently acquired a banton borderpipe chanter that I will need to get reeded and was...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 01-25-2018, 01:13 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 21,680
Posted By ralph
Re: Synthetic Chanter Reed

If they were good, and people thought they were a good tune, and easy to find chanters that work with them, people would use them. I know I would. I knew a guy who had a borderpipe chanter who sent...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 01-24-2018, 09:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 889
Posted By ralph
Re: Reeds for the Peter Henderson chanter

I got one for christmas, i have a soutar reed in there now. Goid fit.
Forum: Technique & Instrument 01-17-2018, 01:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 827
Posted By ralph
Re: Issues with Ross canister effecting chanter tuning

I opened the valve distal to the canister on the chanter tubing. Solved any problems I had.
Forum: Trading Post Archive 12-30-2017, 08:23 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 114
Posted By ralph
WTB: Border pipe chanter

Hello,

Looking for alternatives for a set of garvie borderpipes. All makes and models considered. Thanks
Forum: Technique & Instrument 12-06-2017, 03:38 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 7,950
Posted By ralph
Re: Anyone using the Tone Protector?

If it had a built in heater too, that would be great. So as to have the correct humidity and temperature :thumb:

And last time I checked Jack Lee plays with SFU which are all now using the tone...
Forum: Trading Post Archive 11-29-2017, 03:44 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 116
Posted By ralph
WTB: Walsh small pipes

Looking for a set, either key. Let me know, thanks.
Forum: Uilleann, Northumbrian, Smallpipes + 11-28-2017, 08:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,048
Posted By ralph
Re: How does one contact Jon Swayne?

Can I also get Jon Swayne's contact info? Thanks Ralph Drew
Forum: Technique & Instrument 11-18-2017, 06:08 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 7,950
Posted By ralph
Re: Anyone using the Tone Protector?

I have been using one. It does seem to cut down the warm up time. Jury is still out to whether it breaks in reeds faster or not or if the reeds life is extended. However, I figure if it does have the...
Forum: Uilleann, Northumbrian, Smallpipes + 10-20-2017, 09:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,196
Posted By ralph
Re: Simon Hope Smallpipes

Tey putting some vaseline on the flapper, works for me
Forum: Technique & Instrument 10-11-2017, 03:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,158
Posted By ralph
Re: K. Pettigrew Bagpipes Info Request

I play a set. Was under the impression they are not produced anymore. Ypu can do a youtube search and see mine in action. I beliwve they were based off a 1920s set of hendersons, and i heard mine...
Forum: Beer Tent 10-07-2017, 02:54 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 6,145
Posted By ralph
Re: Gift pipes - what would YOU do?

Probably a reason they were gifted to the person originally and not just kept in the family despite any apparent sentimentality the granddaughter might have had. Blood doesn't seem thicker than water...
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