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Forum: Technique & Instrument 01-10-2019, 09:17 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,126
Posted By piper_hm
Re: "New" Husk Reeds

Be patient - he's recovering from surgery, so it might be a bit before he's back at reed making again. The easy strength are very comfortable to play with basically no 'blow in' time required. Very...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 01-09-2019, 09:43 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 982
Posted By piper_hm
Re: AAaarrrgggghhhhh!!!! My bag has sprung a leak!!!

Yep...you can tape and glue all you want, but I personally wouldn't trust a repair job to last over the long term. A new Canmore Hybrid has a 2-year warranty...
Forum: Trading Post Archive 01-08-2019, 02:44 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 71
Posted By piper_hm
FS: Lee & Sons 'Gandy' goatskin bag - $300 CAD

FS: A brand new, unused Lee & Sons 'Gandy' size goatskin bag with a zipper, no grommets. The Gandy size is about the same size as medium, but is cut away more near the neck for better forearm...
Forum: Trading Post Archive 12-27-2018, 10:18 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 74
Posted By piper_hm
FS: Naill chanter w/silver sole, 2008 - $450 CAD

FS: A 2008 Naill blackwood pipe chanter with a plain silver sole. No carving. Nice broad sound and easy to reed.

Asking $450 Canadian plus shipping.
Forum: Trading Post Archive 12-07-2018, 07:39 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 87
Posted By piper_hm
FS: Begg standard sheepskin bags - $200 CAD each

FS: 3 standard size (10.5 x 29") Begg sheepskin bags, swan neck. All have been tied in ('star method'), seasoned, used less than 6 months and have stored in a dark, cool place.

$200 Canadian each...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 12-04-2018, 09:28 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,111
Posted By piper_hm
Re: Canmore Hybrid bags

I think a lot more pipers will move to the Canmore Hybrid bags in the near future. A lot hear Canmore and think the floppy, green bags. The hybrid bags are a different beast.

Perhaps I'm a...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 12-03-2018, 10:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,111
Posted By piper_hm
Re: Canmore Hybrid bags

I'd say the Canmore Hybrid is the best synthetic bag out there today. Comfortable, easy to install and it breathes extremely well. No durability issues for me.
Forum: Technique & Instrument 12-03-2018, 12:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 443
Posted By piper_hm
Re: Blowstick Length?

Either an adjustable blowpipe or buy a few mouthpieces of varied lengths.
Forum: Trading Post Archive 11-30-2018, 08:20 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 63
Posted By piper_hm
FS/FT: Lee & Sons goatskin bag - $375 CAD

FS/FT: An unused Lee & Sons goatskin bag with zipper and no grommets. Custom 'Gandy' size, similar to medium size with an extra 2" at the back of the bag. Includes installation kit including cord,...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 11-15-2018, 10:00 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,250
Posted By piper_hm
Re: Drone Reed Recommendation for 1910 Hendersons

I believe he's used a Henderson Harmonic bass and Ezee tenors for quite some time now.
Forum: Technique & Instrument 11-15-2018, 09:52 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,526
Posted By piper_hm
Re: Flat E on RJM Chanter

Try different reeds before you carve. Troys are good, but I've had better success with Shepherd straight cut, Husk, G1 (Platinum and copper) and Chesney in my RJM.

Carve if you have a consistent...
Forum: Trading Post Archive 11-01-2018, 08:59 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 127
Posted By piper_hm
FS: RJM ABW pipe chanter w/silver sole - $600 CAD

FS: A RJM (Roddy MacLeod) Blackwood chanter with a runic silver sole. Uncarved and pitches around 480-482 depending on reed choice. Easy to reed and great sound.

Retails at $950, asking $600...
Forum: Trading Post Archive 10-23-2018, 10:00 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 61
Posted By piper_hm
FS: R.G. Hardie ABW chanter w/ silver sole, 2018 - $500 CAD

FS: A 2018 R.G. Hardie blackwood pipe chanter with a plain silver sole. This is the R.G. Hardie model, not the Peter Henderson.

Very bright, warm sound and easy to reed. Holes sanded like the...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 10-22-2018, 05:32 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 6,524
Posted By piper_hm
Re: New Ceol chanter?

Are these wood or plastic?
Forum: Trading Post Archive 10-17-2018, 07:07 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 94
Posted By piper_hm
FS: Naill ABW chanters, 1980s - $250 CAD each

FS: 2 1980's Naill blackwood pipe chanters, both uncarved and in great shape. Both chanters have soles - one is catalin, one imitation ivory.

Asking $250 Canadian each.

Photos available....
Forum: Trading Post Archive 10-10-2018, 06:04 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 61
Posted By piper_hm
FS: Canmore Hybrid pipe bag, large - $125 CAD

FS: A Canmore Hybrid pipe bag, large size, in excellent condition. Includes installation hardware.

$125 Canadian shipped within North America.
Forum: Technique & Instrument 10-07-2018, 09:36 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,432
Posted By piper_hm
Re: Tone Protector vs. Pipers Pal

Works well if you play a hide/skin bag for sure.
Forum: Competing Pipers 10-04-2018, 02:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,098
Posted By piper_hm
Re: Solo MSR competition, stopping to tune before strathspey

Strange...the judge doesn't look phased, either. Must be in CPA rule book somewhere.
Forum: Uilleann, Northumbrian, Smallpipes + 10-01-2018, 06:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,197
Posted By piper_hm
Re: Where to buy gortex gaita bags

Canmore makes them and they ship quickly from Scotland to the US or Canada. Check out their online shop.
Forum: Beer Tent 09-28-2018, 06:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 770
Posted By piper_hm
Re: Favourite note?

High G for sure. Get it perfectly in tune and it's tonal bliss! :thumb:
Forum: Trading Post Archive 09-24-2018, 06:34 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 106
Posted By piper_hm
FS: Bennett sheepskin bag, medium - $200 CAD

FS: A Bennett medium size (10.5 x 29") swan neck sheepskin pipe bag. In excellent condition, used for 3 months only. Nice thick skin.

Asking $200 Canadian plus a bit for shipping depending on...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 09-21-2018, 05:31 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,560
Posted By piper_hm
Re: Roddy MacLeod High-A

Sheepskin bag. Makes all the difference in getting a full top hand and ringing high A.
Forum: Adult Pipers 09-19-2018, 12:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,189
Posted By piper_hm
Re: Cold weather playing

As far as the pipes go, I say that the bag can make a big difference. I have to recommend the Canmore Hybrid bag for cold weather playing. They breathe so well that moisture was not an issue for...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 09-15-2018, 02:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 604
Posted By piper_hm
Re: Stocks in Canmore Bag

They supply tape for the grommets, which works very well.
Forum: Technique & Instrument 09-14-2018, 08:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 421
Posted By piper_hm
Re: Using Ross MCS, Drone Reeds Still Wet

How much kitty litter is in each compartment? Completely full? If so, when was it last dried?
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