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Forum: Technique & Instrument 03-30-2013, 06:14 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,148
Posted By DallPiobaire
Re: Thoughts on tuners?

REALLY!!!
So, say someone who's vision equivalent to looking through a heavily fogged mirror...wuld you choose the phone app or the tuner????
I can't read those damn black characters on...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 03-30-2013, 11:25 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,148
Posted By DallPiobaire
Re: Thoughts on tuners?

I wish there was one that could be set to generate a setable tone for each note. It seems like that would be possible? Right now I rely on a very attractive short blonde to accompany me with my...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 03-29-2013, 09:12 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,087
Posted By DallPiobaire
Re: Bling and Tone

...I remember that, it's also probably due to the general assumption that the high end stuff is gonna get the D lux treatment. I would be more surprised if this wasn't the case, but keeping in mind...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 03-29-2013, 05:01 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,087
Posted By DallPiobaire
Re: Bling and Tone

Maybe it sets up some kind of slightly off vibration???
Forum: Beer Tent 03-29-2013, 04:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,631
Posted By DallPiobaire
Re: Just Window Shopping When.......

they were meant for you! What an awesome find! Stare and wear in good health. Oh and happy birthday....early!

Cheers
Scott
Forum: Beer Tent 03-28-2013, 05:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,363
Posted By DallPiobaire
Re: Inquring on D&D Natural Fibers?

Thanks Aaron can't ask for better recommendations than those I have been getting.
So...as soon as I get my swatch from my jacket it's off to D&D
Forum: Beer Tent 03-28-2013, 12:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,363
Posted By DallPiobaire
Re: Inquring on D&D Natural Fibers?

Many thinks PiperAlpha.
I thought the seam was supposed to be at the back, will have to ask about that. Glad you pointed that out I never would have seen it!
At those prices though:woot: I I...
Forum: Beer Tent 03-28-2013, 11:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,363
Posted By DallPiobaire
Inquring on D&D Natural Fibers?

This company has what seems like prices too good to be true on all types of hose. I emailed regarding a specific colour, that dark green, and got a prompt response informing me that they could most...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 03-28-2013, 10:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,175
Posted By DallPiobaire
Re: sweetening a brassy reed?

They are a couple of G1 platinums that Steve at Henderson' s hooked me up with. They are gonna be some awesome reeds once they settle.
Forum: Technique & Instrument 03-27-2013, 07:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,175
Posted By DallPiobaire
Re: sweetening a brassy reed?

They probably will, and I won't mess about with them either way till after a good bit of play'n in, but they are pretty darn brassy:grin: right now!!!!
I'll play em for a week and see what...
Forum: Beer Tent 03-27-2013, 06:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,191
Posted By DallPiobaire
Re: Life in a Pipe Box

A great tale... now I am going to have to put interesting things in my case just to liven it up for whomever comes after
Second thought, I'll have em put my ashes in my pipe cse along with a few...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 03-27-2013, 06:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,175
Posted By DallPiobaire
Re: sweetening a brassy reed?

Sorry...chanter reed in an older Sinclair solo. Reeds only have a couple, maybe four hours, on em as yet.
Forum: Technique & Instrument 03-27-2013, 03:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,175
Posted By DallPiobaire
sweetening a brassy reed?

I have a couple of reeds I am breaking in, nice and bright, but I feel like maybe a bit on the brassy side. Is there a low risk way to sweeten theese a touch? Can I do this by feel as much as sight...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 03-26-2013, 01:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,859
Posted By DallPiobaire
Re: grommets or tie-in???

Here's a strange idea I had, I'm sure it's been tried before but hey I am told I am good at reinventing the wheel.
I have considered putting something akin to damprid in a hops bag, tyng it up...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 03-26-2013, 12:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,859
Posted By DallPiobaire
Re: grommets or tie-in???

Just be really sure you measure twice and cut once. Nothing quite as pleasant as muckin up a several hundred dollar bag.
Andrew's site has an excellent abstract on tie'n one on!:grin:
Forum: Technique & Instrument 03-26-2013, 11:28 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,859
Posted By DallPiobaire
Re: grommets or tie-in???

HI Bill
You're from the same corner of the world as my much better half!

Gotta love it when that vibe gets set up! I have to go and get another Gannaway as the one I have now Seems to have...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 03-26-2013, 11:13 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,087
Posted By DallPiobaire
Re: Bling and Tone

I wonder really

A good long while ago I remember discussion of how hemping materials, dental floss, and black hemp in particular, could, perceptibly, lead to a difference in tone, being courser...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 03-26-2013, 09:55 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,859
Posted By DallPiobaire
Re: grommets or tie-in???

It could actually be that a piper, more particular about bag type is also quite a bit more particular and precise about setup. So, coincidentally it would seem that those playing tied-in sheepskin...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 03-26-2013, 08:41 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,859
Posted By DallPiobaire
Re: grommets or tie-in???

I agree here completely!

I went from a synth bag to a hide, Gannaway, both with grommets, I was much happier all around with the hide. Now, that said, I am going away from grommets completely...
Forum: History, Tradition, Heritage 03-24-2013, 09:10 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 16,056
Posted By DallPiobaire
Re: Shoe buckles

JMHO

Marketing and escapism really, no? That's what it is was from the get go. How many Clan cheifs and Lairds even knew they had a particular tartan before "that book". How many working...
Forum: Music 03-17-2013, 10:10 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,266
Posted By DallPiobaire
Re: On The Little Cascade.

Amazing, the both of them!

I wish Dr. Allan MacDonald would do a collection of Ceol Mor his way. A very desirable alternatice to the Bob's and To me, and my ear, his Ceol Mor is quite pleasing!...
Forum: Music 03-17-2013, 08:40 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,266
Posted By DallPiobaire
Re: On The Little Cascade.

Probably to risky...to easy to really screw it up!. I have heard the SFU rendition, of course they are phenomenal, but, to me, it just sounds sweeter solo!:crazy:
Forum: Beer Tent 03-13-2013, 09:17 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,629
Posted By DallPiobaire
Re: Where Disease Lurks

I wonder if he maybe had been playing somewhere where he both inhaled the spores and, at the same time blown them into the bag There are real situtations where they have found an actual treee,...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 03-10-2013, 08:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,285
Posted By DallPiobaire
Re: General air leak questions...

? But if air is leaking from the cap then wouldn't it mean that the reed is not tight in the seat?
If you cuck through the top of the drone do you get air or a wee squeak?
Forum: Technique & Instrument 03-09-2013, 08:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 771
Posted By DallPiobaire
Re: Moose Valve Question

You'll find yoi're gonna be doing lots of things to your pipes. It's a journey!

That is a great idea john, but, what about moisture? I spent the money and got a piper's pal...or get the regular...
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