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Forum: Beer Tent 03-09-2019, 07:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,107
Posted By Gaucho Piper
Forum: Photo and Video Gallery 09-02-2012, 01:40 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,212
Posted By Gaucho Piper
Re: Deplorable attempt at piping for a wedding

Yep, quite respectable.
but...what I found really interesting was that this is the first time I've seen the bride being accompanied by a lady.
Not criticising just commenting that I have never...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 07-21-2012, 01:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 561
Posted By Gaucho Piper
Re: Shepherd Regulator - have Canmore already - ADD the hide?

Forget it the Shepherd _Regulator has all sorts of stuff inside it that probably make it unpractical :mad::mad:
Forum: Technique & Instrument 07-21-2012, 07:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 561
Posted By Gaucho Piper
Shepherd Regulator - have Canmore already - ADD the hide?

I just bought a shepherd regulator hybrid canmore/hide.

I am about to remove the previous Canmore bag (which is working mostly fine but lacks "consistency")

when I have this brain...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 04-17-2012, 02:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,858
Posted By Gaucho Piper
Re: Reeds unstable above 482

Ok, that explains it. we had recently tuned the Shepherd's Symphonic at 475, and here i was fighting with the top hand notes totally off. the odd thing is that some would go flat and other sharp !...
Forum: Beer Tent 08-24-2011, 07:51 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,304
Posted By Gaucho Piper
Re: How do you organize your sheet music?

Hear Here
:woot:
now I'm going to be running around in circles
:willy:
and still be confused
Forum: Photo and Video Gallery 05-28-2011, 11:52 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 51,230
Posted By Gaucho Piper
Re: Bob Dunsire memorial video

I saw the video when first posted,
And now after years,
It has had the same effect on me, close to tears.
One of my regrets is not having met Bob in person, over the mail he came through as a...
Forum: Competition Results 08-15-2010, 05:56 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 9,205
Posted By Gaucho Piper
Re: Worlds Results!

Yes, we should make sure that BBC knows that we appreciate this from all over the world.:thumb:
Forum: Beer Tent 07-10-2010, 09:02 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,855
Posted By Gaucho Piper
Pipe Majors must have/be :-)

A couple of days ago I was having a chat with Dr. Mats (from Sweden) and a topic that came up was:
What do Pipe Majors need to have or be ???
And we weren't talking about the usual stuff like: Good...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 06-12-2010, 10:03 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,809
Posted By Gaucho Piper
Re: Tone Enhancers

Using the "Organic Valve" was a solution for a fellow piper of mine at a show when his new fangled gizmo (leather valve) fell into his bag.

For what it's worth, what really worries me is using new...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 06-12-2010, 09:51 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,809
Posted By Gaucho Piper
Re: Tone Enhancers

If the regulators that also control humidity etc, made of one piece and have individuall connections to each drone count as "tone enhancer" THEN I have PERSONALLY seen a VERY famous pipe major of a...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 10-31-2009, 02:24 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 48,425
Posted By Gaucho Piper
Re: New plastic chanter reed

Please comments on these chanter reeds (http://www.bagpipe.co.uk/) I'm seriously considering getting them
Forum: Music 09-21-2008, 07:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,883
Posted By Gaucho Piper
Re: You've Never Heard Pipes & Drums Like This Bef

You may not like it but I think that a lot of hard work went into it and the playing was good.

I do agree with pipermacbear, close or remove the doublet. :eek:
Forum: Beer Tent 09-21-2008, 07:09 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,198
Posted By Gaucho Piper
Re: Caveat Emptor!!!

In YOUR defence "irishpipemaker" has a pretty high positive feedback, although one said of him "TRUANT/ tu as maquillé des anches pakistannaises/ je me suis fait avoir /TRUANT" which you Canadians...
Forum: Beer Tent 09-21-2008, 06:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,341
Posted By Gaucho Piper
Piping in Church - No Religion No Politics :-)

Context:
Occasion: Wedding
Venue: Spain, Costa del Sol,
Religion: Roman Catholic
Nationality: Irish

In the first place I'd like to mention that the priest of this particular church has a very...
Forum: Beer Tent 09-21-2008, 03:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 604
Posted By Gaucho Piper
Re: Preparing a Poll

So am I on the right track ? :woot:
Forum: Beer Tent 09-21-2008, 02:40 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,457
Posted By Gaucho Piper
Re: Play Your Pipes At Work Day

I WILL participate, I might get fired
:banana: :roflmao:
Forum: Reviews 09-21-2008, 02:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,058
Posted By Gaucho Piper
A Gordon and "ME"

In Piping Times Issue 11, the cover is titled:

"A Gordon and ME"

Shouldn't it be

"A Gordon and I" ?? :shrug:

I Can't sleep at night thinking about it :willy:
Forum: Beer Tent 09-21-2008, 02:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 604
Posted By Gaucho Piper
Preparing a Poll

Hi, here I am again with P.T.T (Poll Taking Time) :poke: The aim is to see how bands come to be.

Before posting the questions I'd like some input, these are:

New Bands come from:
A) A need...
Forum: Music Groups 05-04-2008, 01:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,216
Posted By Gaucho Piper
Re: Clann an Drumma

Now I've seen/heard them myself I'd like to share my opinion.

I agree with both Bob864 and piperdancer, they are worth watching and are not my scene.

Having said that I did enjoy the show and...
Forum: Music Groups 05-01-2008, 08:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,216
Posted By Gaucho Piper
Clann an Drumma

I've searched the forum for comments on this group, found none.

Please could you give me your opinion, specially if you've seen/heard them live,

Here are a couple of You Tube links,
...
Forum: Photo and Video Gallery 01-14-2008, 04:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,140
Posted By Gaucho Piper
Re: Break dancing & Bagpipes!

ditto Ditto
:wow:
mmmm, would you believe me if I told you that I used to do that myself??

Yeah, right, I don't believe myself neither.

Imagine a whole band doing that as a countermarch ! ! !
Forum: Photo and Video Gallery 01-09-2008, 12:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 814
Posted By Gaucho Piper
Re: ClanPipers Frankfurt and District - Drum salute

now see this one
http://uk.youtube.com/watch?v=rxYrTqU2-uQ
What would you do to the camerman? Should the judges take it into account if it affected the playing, he actualy bumped into one of the...
Forum: Photo and Video Gallery 01-09-2008, 11:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 814
Posted By Gaucho Piper
Re: ClanPipers Frankfurt and District - Drum salute

please see/hear the third band, nice, but keep an eye for the side next to the leading tip, watch his step. I found it quite confusing. doesn't seem to to hurt his drumming though...
Forum: Teacher's Lounge 01-05-2008, 10:50 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,338
Posted By Gaucho Piper
Re: student taking too long, what's wrong?

Hi Michael,

If your pupil has stuck to it for well over a year he is definitely motivated :hatoff:

And so are you :hatoff: :hatoff:

I'd like to change the angle of this thread.

What...
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