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Forum: Beer Tent 09-01-2018, 09:21 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,007
Posted By John Bolt
Re: Pakistani bagpipes rebuild begins

Hi all,



I got quite a chuckle over this!


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ujp6HmGTwTM
Forum: Beginners, Intermediate, + 08-31-2018, 09:51 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 621
Posted By John Bolt
Re: Ready for 1st Band Performance???

Yup everyone has and it's a big moment but try to ignore the hooting and hollering from family members!
Forum: Beer Tent 08-31-2018, 09:45 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 6,152
Posted By John Bolt
Re: What happened at McCain's memorial service

There is good news though. 99% of the folks there thought this was as good as they ever heard and top notch piping!
Forum: Beer Tent 08-30-2018, 12:51 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 6,152
Posted By John Bolt
Forum: Beer Tent 08-27-2018, 07:49 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,395
Posted By John Bolt
Re: Just purchased Grainger & Campbell bagpipes

Hi all,

McCallum AB0 Bagpipes 1199.00 at Island Bagpipes in Nanimo and get the best after purchase service going thrown in free!
Forum: Reviews 08-19-2018, 08:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,003
Posted By John Bolt
Re: Braw tuning app

I have been using it and bought the full version but there is a trial free version without all the bells and whistles. Anyway it works really well and I'm quite satisfied. My expensive tuner will...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 08-05-2018, 10:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 491
Posted By John Bolt
Re: Kinnaird drone reed O-ring broke

The auto parts stores have kits with a huge selection of sizes! it couldn't hurt to call or e mail Kinnaird!
Forum: Beer Tent 08-01-2018, 10:32 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,950
Posted By John Bolt
Re: Anything on streaming The Worlds?

I haven't been for 2 years and were looking forward to the next trip. How many lucky folks are going?
Forum: Music 07-24-2018, 09:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 337
Posted By John Bolt
Re: The Mist Covered Mountains of Home

JFK funeral


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nlio5K3sWXQ
Forum: Technique & Instrument 07-12-2018, 09:00 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,419
Posted By John Bolt
Re: New Ceol chanter?

I have 3 totally different chanters that I revolve. When I get to thinking a chanter isn't sounding right I reed up another and think wow that sounds great until that chanter doesn't sound right...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 07-12-2018, 08:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 413
Posted By John Bolt
Re: Chanter read too weak?

You can also pinch the sides to open the mouth a bit but not a long term solution. Another thing I have done to resurrect reeds because I'm a reed squeezer is to cut the binding off after marking...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 07-11-2018, 08:02 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,419
Posted By John Bolt
Re: New Ceol chanter?

Shawn,


You have reeded and played and played a lot of chanters. It would be very interesting to hear your top 5 or 10 personal favorites!
Forum: Beer Tent 07-04-2018, 07:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 692
Posted By John Bolt
Re: Video of really bad dancing bass drummer

It would be hard to top this act!


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wrQsgBknWlc&feature=related (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wrQsgBknWlc&feature=related)
Forum: Technique & Instrument 06-20-2018, 12:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 491
Posted By John Bolt
Pipes up, pipes ready!

Hi all,


Has anyone bought Jim's DVD's. And I'm wondering how they are on 2 things, tuning chanters and tuning drones?


Thanks in advance!
Forum: Technique & Instrument 06-19-2018, 07:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 445
Posted By John Bolt
Re: need to identify this pc reed

Hi all,


It looks home made to me. Take it apart and make one just like it!
Forum: Music 06-17-2018, 12:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 332
Posted By John Bolt
Re: Tune name please!

Oop's ha ha didn't realize all I had to do is ask my phone! Who knew!
Forum: Music 06-17-2018, 12:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 332
Posted By John Bolt
Tune name please!

Hi all,


Crazy as it sounds I don't recollect the name of this first tune?



https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P2gDkcpYnMc
Forum: Technique & Instrument 06-10-2018, 07:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 447
Posted By John Bolt
Re: Chanter replace/complement Starck drones

Hi all,


I have used the same Canning for the last 10 years and have had 0.0 problems they are idiot proof! Having said that next reeds I buy might just be Kinnairds or a combination!
Forum: Beer Tent 06-10-2018, 07:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 642
Posted By John Bolt
Re: Where to find vintage parts?

Hi all,


I have bought 2 chanters from Dunbar and they are as good as it gets. I played with Graham Burley and he makes excellent pipes and chanter etc etc and is a top notch guy to boot!
Forum: Technique & Instrument 06-10-2018, 07:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 480
Posted By John Bolt
Re: Practice chanter suggestions?

Ha ha I'll third that, and don't waste your money on a PC!
Forum: Beer Tent 06-08-2018, 10:00 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,210
Posted By John Bolt
Re: International travel with Technopipes

I travel a lot and it's never got a second look and most often it's in my carry on!
Forum: Beer Tent 06-06-2018, 12:33 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,683
Posted By John Bolt
Re: What is your favorite tune?

Hi all,

My current favorites but I have about 90 more that are former favorites!

Shepherds crook
Clan McColl
Arthur Bignold
Donald Macleans farewell to Oban
Steam train
79th's farewell to...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 06-02-2018, 01:03 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,790
Posted By John Bolt
Forum: Beer Tent 06-01-2018, 09:17 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,056
Posted By John Bolt
Re: Geez

I totally believe that bagpipes are a real being kinda like the critters on the movie gremlins, full of all sort of dirty tricks!
Forum: Beer Tent 05-31-2018, 04:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,056
Posted By John Bolt
Geez

So I practice in the big living room and for the 3rd time in very recent memory I set my chanter on the bar which isn't very level and it did a death dive onto the floor and of course landing on the...
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