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Forum: Technique & Instrument 02-06-2020, 12:01 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,067
Posted By Matt Weasner
Re: Tone Protector

Have been using the Tone Protectors since last year, I am a fan.

Regarding the desiccant packs, I found 10-packs of them on Amazon for around $12USD so it's not too bad to replace them as needed....
Forum: Technique & Instrument 12-09-2019, 10:37 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,388
Posted By Matt Weasner
Re: Replacement drone reed bridles?

I'm sure you can find the right o-ring if you search enough. Try and contact the manufacturer of the reeds though, too. Some may at least be able to tell you proper dimensions, etc, and shorten the...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 11-22-2019, 08:31 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,585
Posted By Matt Weasner
Re: When to use a Gauge to check the Strength a Chanter Reed

Nice Will! Where did you pick up the gauge for the one?
Forum: Technique & Instrument 11-21-2019, 02:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,397
Posted By Matt Weasner
Re: Cleaning Brushes/Swabs

I think most folks have covered it, but I just wash in dish soap and let dry. I do use a separate gun cleaning kit + swabs for oiling though.

Related question - years ago, I bought a set of drone...
Forum: Music 11-19-2019, 10:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,776
Posted By Matt Weasner
Re: Mull of Kintyre - rant

There's always something in the band repertoire that folks don't care for. :shrug:

In my band we all...sit down and learn it anyway. :)

Good luck!

Matt
Forum: Your Announcements 11-18-2019, 11:16 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 458
Posted By Matt Weasner
Feadán Ňr Pipe Band - Rochester, New York - Recruiting Drum Corps!

Looking to up the ante on your playing for the upcoming pipe band competition season? Feadan Or Pipe Band is looking to add snare and tenor drummers to fill out the ranks of their growing Grade4 and...
Forum: Trading Post Archive 11-15-2019, 10:06 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 104
Posted By Matt Weasner
FS: Kinnaird Edge drone reeds, as new - $90

FS - set of "as new" Kinnaird Edge drone reeds, barely played. includes instructions, allen key, etc.

$90 including shipping within USA.

PM with interest.

thanks,
Matt
Forum: Beginners, Intermediate, + 10-08-2019, 08:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,244
Posted By Matt Weasner
Re: Balance Tone VS. BT High Resonance Drone Reeds

My set came with a detailed instruction booklet.

Cheers,
Matt
Forum: Technique & Instrument 10-01-2019, 10:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 943
Posted By Matt Weasner
Re: MacRae Repro tenor question

Yeah, the tenor tops are different dimensions, you'll have to tweak reeds accordingly. All the fiddly fun of a vintage set, but in a brand new bagpipe! Yay! ;)

In all seriousness, it was easy to...
Forum: Trading Post Archive 09-13-2019, 08:51 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 84
Posted By Matt Weasner
FS: Balance Tone High Resonance drone reeds, as new - $75

FS: Set of Balance Tone 'High Resonance' reeds.

As new, only a few hours on them; just not the sound I was after. These are the model with the white body. Paypal preferred.

$75 + shipping
...
Forum: Your Announcements 09-08-2019, 12:29 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 435
Posted By Matt Weasner
Feadán Ňr Pipe Band - Rochester, New York - New Grade 5 Band!

Hello All -

For all of you in the Western and Finger Lakes regions of New York, Feadán Ňr Pipe Band out of Rochester would like to announce that we are starting up a Grade 5 competition unit for...
Forum: Beginners, Intermediate, + 08-13-2019, 03:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,244
Posted By Matt Weasner
Re: Balance Tone VS. BT High Resonance Drone Reeds

Hi Triskele -

Have been thinking about trying a set - so mostly just commenting so I remember to follow this thread. :)

Who carries the 'USA' version? Most retailers seem to have a yellow...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 05-23-2019, 12:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,575
Posted By Matt Weasner
Re: Lee and Sons Bagpipes

Right?? Especially coming from the guy with like 9 sets of pipes. (That all sound the same, apparently?) LOL!

Sorry I have nothing useful to add to this thread. :grin:
Forum: Trading Post Archive 03-17-2019, 09:56 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 123
Posted By Matt Weasner
WTB: X-treme drone reeds

Hi All -

Looking for a full set of X-treme drone reeds in good condition. Standard (preferred) or premium model. Ideally a full set, but I'd take just a set of tenors too.

PM with interest,...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 03-14-2019, 11:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,639
Posted By Matt Weasner
Re: Want Estimated Value on a Set of Pipe

Now that you have a good idea of value, I think we all need to see some pics! :woot:

Matt
Forum: Technique & Instrument 02-04-2019, 11:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,246
Posted By Matt Weasner
Re: Tying in a new bag

I bet your instructor could help via Skype too. No sense not getting their input, even if you're doing the work.

A couple of thoughts - I would get the bag pre-cut if you can, unless you are...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 01-11-2019, 07:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,889
Posted By Matt Weasner
Re: Bagpipe Humidification

I'm with John; same here.

I'm in Western NY and it is pretty dry here in the winter. I keep a single clay humidifier in each of my cases and that's enough to keep them at ~50% humidity, even if...
Forum: Piobaireachd 01-10-2019, 10:26 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,472
Posted By Matt Weasner
Re: APC Guide to Pibroch

FYI, I get "Item Not Available" when I follow your link on iOS. Searching the iTunes store does not find it either.

Best,
Matt
Forum: Beer Tent 12-15-2018, 05:17 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 9,370
Posted By Matt Weasner
Re: Pelican cases

I have two of these cases, love them. I found a cheap used im2500 on Ebay too, but the wheels on it started crumbing soon after i bought it. :( I called Pelican just to see if I could order some new...
Forum: Trading Post Archive 12-06-2018, 10:01 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 144
Posted By Matt Weasner
FS: Gibson poly long PC with im.sole/nickel ferrule - $75

FS: Gibson Poly long PC with imitation sole and nickel ferrule. Little use. Comes with Gibson reed. $75 USD + shipping.

PM with interest.

Thanks,
Matt
Forum: Trading Post Archive 12-06-2018, 09:56 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 146
Posted By Matt Weasner
FS: Sinclair GHB, full catalin, 1940's - $1250 OBO

FS: Unique 1940's era Sinclair GHB, full catalin mounted. Large bore set with a beautiful full sound, steady, always good comments in solos. Kept in humidity controlled case, played regularly....
Forum: Trading Post Archive 11-18-2018, 07:41 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 164
Posted By Matt Weasner
FS: Sinclair GHB, full catalin, 1940's - $1500 OBO

FS: Unique 1940's era Sinclair GHB, full catalin mounted. Large bore set with a full sound, steady, always good comments in solos. Kept in humidity controlled case, played regularly. Includes...
Forum: Trading Post Archive 11-18-2018, 07:23 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 109
Posted By Matt Weasner
FS: Gibson poly long PC with im.sole/nickel ferrule - $100

FS: Gibson Poly long PC with imitation sole and nickel ferrule. Little use. Comes with Gibson reed. $100 USD + shipping.

PM with interest.

Thanks,
Matt
Forum: Technique & Instrument 11-10-2018, 08:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,469
Posted By Matt Weasner
Re: Drone Reed Recommendation for 1910 Hendersons

Currently playing a full set of the standard Xtremes. Definitely mellower than Kinnairds. My set are WW1 era, made of ebony.

Ezee tenors + Kinnaird bass is a nice combo too, though maybe not...
Forum: Beer Tent 08-16-2018, 11:40 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 10,658
Posted By Matt Weasner
Re: What the Masters are playing

Nice work, Shawn! Now how bout what drones + drone reeds they are all playin'? :wink::roflmao:

Seriously - thanks!! :hatoff:
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