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Forum: Competing Pipers 09-24-2019, 01:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 936
Posted By connpiper
Re: Solo chanters/reeds

Thanks! Just what I was looking for.
My sound is good, been getting steady comments there. I am, can't explain, looking for a BETTER sound, just experiment and trying to get a feel for what works...
Forum: Competing Pipers 09-17-2019, 01:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 936
Posted By connpiper
Re: Solo chanters/reeds

I am playing a sheep skin. I like the G1 so far, I'm sure I've tried the McPhee but don't remember. The H.R. are currently set up with Gannaway and cane reeds and has G1 chanter and reed.
Forum: Competing Pipers 09-17-2019, 01:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 936
Posted By connpiper
Re: Solo chanters/reeds

Make better, hence refine
Forum: Competing Pipers 09-14-2019, 09:58 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 936
Posted By connpiper
Solo chanters/reeds

Good day,

I am looking to refine my sound for next season. I currently play 2005 McCallum pipes, McC2 ABW chanter with G1 platinum reed, and EZdrone reeds. Switched from Canning beginning of...
Forum: Beer Tent 03-06-2019, 02:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 571
Posted By connpiper
Hector Russell pipes review

Anyone have any experience on Hector Russell pipes, 1950?
Any/all info appreciated!
Thank you
Forum: Pipe Bands 08-18-2017, 03:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 845
Posted By connpiper
Grade 3 piper

Hi all,
I am looking for a grade 3 or 4 band to join. I am in NW CT and would prefer grade 3. I work a lot so week night practice could be tough, most weekends could be ok. Been to the Worlds 3...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 11-02-2014, 05:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,762
Posted By connpiper
Re: Crozier Omega drone reeds advise

Wow thanks David.
I have the bridles almost to the top(closest reed seat). I thought they were set up relatively well but will certainly try this method during the off months!
As I have stated...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 10-25-2014, 04:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,762
Posted By connpiper
Re: Crozier Omega drone reeds advise

Highland park, the reeds are about 11 years of not to hard playing parades and solo gigs, this year is when the have seen the most action in comps. It first happened after a piobraireachd set in...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 10-24-2014, 03:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,762
Posted By connpiper
Re: Crozier Omega drone reeds advise

Thanks for the advise. I have never noticed myself as being a wet blower until this year. I will research whats been said.
Thank you
Forum: Technique & Instrument 10-24-2014, 03:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,762
Posted By connpiper
Crozier Omega drone reeds advise

I have been playing these reeds for around 11 years now. I love the sound they put out, to me it is smooth and warm. However ran into problems with them competing this year(most playing time they...
Forum: Music 07-25-2014, 02:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,136
Posted By connpiper
Re: Hard Times Come Again No More

I'd like to take the time to thank y'all for the help! and time out of your day!
Forum: Music 07-22-2014, 03:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,136
Posted By connpiper
Hard Times Come Again No More

Came across this tune but can't seem to find any setting for it. Anyone have a copy or know where I can look, Thanks a bunch for any help.
MW
Forum: Music 08-11-2013, 08:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 889
Posted By connpiper
looking for tune

Heard this tune and don't see it in any Scots Guard, it's a hornpipe called "The Rock"
Thanks for any help,
Matt
Forum: Music 07-15-2013, 05:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,102
Posted By connpiper
St. Columba (The King of Love my Shepherd Is)

Hi,
I've been requested to play St. Columba (The King of Love my Shepherd Is), any one heard of it, know where I can find sheet music?
Thank you,
Matt
Forum: Technique & Instrument 07-09-2013, 07:32 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,801
Posted By connpiper
Re: Drone tone enhancers/drone valves

I just finished reading this post, and watched a video on drone reed calibration. That being said, when I was beginning 10 or so years ago, I was told I should purchase and use sheppard tone...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 06-07-2013, 04:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 562
Posted By connpiper
Re: chanter reed shut down

The reed is relatively newer. I can say it is a medium or hard, not sure which one, used it for competitions last year and been few months since I've played it.
There is a v3 system on drones,...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 06-06-2013, 05:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 562
Posted By connpiper
chanter reed shut down

This is a first for me, I am playing a relatively new chanter reed.
I played a FF memorial today, chanter warmed up fine yesterday and today.
Played first tune fine then waited around for about 45...
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