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Forum: Do It Yourself (DIY) Yesterday, 05:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,037
Posted By el gaitero
Re: Loose chrome mount

that are hoped... to be... quasi-permanent.

l][/QUOTE]

Funny that which we should strive to make ‘permanent’ we strive to make only ‘quasi’ lest we need to remove it for who knows why ...to...
Forum: Technique & Instrument Yesterday, 05:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 232
Posted By el gaitero
Re: Drone reed price rise

...aye,...but was she sober????
Forum: Technique & Instrument Yesterday, 10:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 77
Posted By el gaitero
Re: Shepherd pipes drone Bush diameters

Good to know...thx for checking in your spare time....:grin:

I’ll see the lad next week and bring my calipers along to check his set.
Forum: Technique & Instrument Yesterday, 07:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 232
Posted By el gaitero
Re: drone reed price rise

Hahaha....If HongKong$ would make it sort of US$ market price.

Best pricing I’ve found for EZ reeds is at Northwest Bagpipe Supply.
Forum: Technique & Instrument Yesterday, 07:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 77
Posted By el gaitero
Shepherd pipes drone Bush diameters

A student recently acquired a fairly pristine set ca 2008.... full ‘ivory’.

The bass bush is exactly the same size as the tenor bushes. They all seem..to me...rather small i.d. insofar as I...
Forum: Beginners, Intermediate, + 02-26-2020, 09:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 341
Posted By el gaitero
Re: Tuning d on chanter

Yes....in those days of yore all chanters came pre-flattened....
Forum: Beginners, Intermediate, + 02-26-2020, 08:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 341
Posted By el gaitero
Re: Tuning d on chanter

Either that or his was reeded and tuned at the factory before shipped to him...:grin:
Forum: Technique & Instrument 02-25-2020, 02:50 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 792
Posted By el gaitero
Re: Problem with the cutoff...

A Canmore hybrid bag can eliminate the issues; its virtually the same as a hide bag .
Forum: Technique & Instrument 02-25-2020, 02:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 495
Posted By el gaitero
Re: Bagpipe/instrument stand

...both Lefty ..or Righty?
Forum: Technique & Instrument 02-25-2020, 06:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 495
Posted By el gaitero
Re: Bagpipe/instrument stand

Pipers Hut, Ohio


https://www.thepipershut.com/assets/images/Stand1.jpg
Forum: Technique & Instrument 02-23-2020, 08:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 495
Posted By el gaitero
Re: Bagpipe/instrument stand

[QUOTE=WBpiper;1343443]Do any of you use a sort of music stand for your pipes?


If so, would you have any recommendations?


Thanks[/QUOTE

Ask Jim Mcgillivray...one shows up in his ...
Forum: Beer Tent 02-23-2020, 01:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,483
Posted By el gaitero
Re: Pipers Dojo Cruise

I also forgot to mention 213,000 cars and 2,130 parking spaces. We still go ( 35-40 min drive) every few months to a nifty family owned small Portuguese restaurant....then get the heck outta there.
Forum: Music 02-23-2020, 08:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 168
Posted By el gaitero
Forum: Technique & Instrument 02-22-2020, 03:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,196
Posted By el gaitero
Re: ABW-Ebony Distinction

..well,...then there’s pink ivory...and pink Blackwood.
Forum: Beer Tent 02-22-2020, 12:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,483
Posted By el gaitero
Re: Pipers Dojo Cruise

Gee,..Newark.....unlike New England,..lots of good Spanish themed eateries,bodegas,nail salons, grocerias,bail bonds, western union,yada... :grin:
Forum: Do It Yourself (DIY) 02-20-2020, 11:55 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,037
Posted By el gaitero
Re: Loose chrome mount

Some unwaxed yellow hemp to provide a friction fit,...wetted with hide glue or Ehlmer’s clear silicon will work well.
Forum: Technique & Instrument 02-20-2020, 06:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 391
Posted By el gaitero
Re: Pipe chanter reed question

If under your ‘comfortable’ blowing pressure the reed gurgles on low G...it’s too easy for you...you’re overblowing it. Thus the top notes are likely to be shrieking...and/or squealing on low hand. ...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 02-19-2020, 06:10 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 792
Posted By el gaitero
Re: Problem with the cutoff...

👌👍...and get someone in band who has it figured out to work with you to show you how/not...after 6-8 tries you’ll be getting it. By this time next week you’ll be posting ‘problem solved’ and unable...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 02-18-2020, 03:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 792
Posted By el gaitero
Re: Problem with the cutoff...

What kind of drone reeds? What retailer did you purchase from?
Forum: Technique & Instrument 02-18-2020, 11:34 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 792
Posted By el gaitero
Re: Problem with the cutoff...

Paraphrasing FMM PM Richard Parkes... .
...”..failure to prepare is to prepare for failure..” ; we’d best work on it all and target a 101/100 success rate.
Forum: Technique & Instrument 02-17-2020, 10:16 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 792
Posted By el gaitero
Re: Problem with the cutoff...

I’m going to go with your reed is too easy...or too strong...try a few inches stronger or lighter reed before shelling out $150+ for another bag.....and work to polish your cut off technique.
Forum: Technique & Instrument 02-17-2020, 08:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 401
Posted By el gaitero
Re: Bass reed settles, then jumps pitch randomly (?)

Similar....A friend came by with a great set of ‘57 S /I Hardie’s he inherited...his uncle who had played them was a winning top grade piper for decades.
In the tenors I tried many make reeds,...
Forum: History, Tradition, Heritage 02-15-2020, 04:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 387
Posted By el gaitero
Re: Piping in Spanish Regiments

pifanos....fifers.....; gaitero...bagpiper...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 02-14-2020, 02:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 401
Posted By el gaitero
Re: Bass reed settles, then jumps pitch randomly (?)

Have you tried a warm water wash up yet. Possible the bridle is overdue for a change?
Forum: Technique & Instrument 02-13-2020, 01:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 574
Posted By el gaitero
Re: Rubber tubing for mouthpiece

��. I did for a year or so while having some dental work completed. The price was right...and the pen grip is somewhat less obvious ...more ‘purpose built’ looking...than a plain old chunk of rubber...
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