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Forum: Technique & Instrument Today, 05:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 265
Posted By Pip01
Re: New pipes, blackwood / boxwood / cocobolo mounts

Greetings, Mac an t-Sealgair,

To add two quick items into the soup...

The first... is that I have a set of 1916 Lawries that have
Blackwood mounts... and they've made it this far... and
Forum: Technique & Instrument Yesterday, 09:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 212
Posted By Pip01
Re: Blowing Bubbles

Ah, pipermm,

As is well known... neither fingers nor lungs... but the lips...
can sometimes be the most troublesome... ('Twas ever thus. :)

Even after a short hiatus... it's the lips... that...
Forum: Beer Tent Yesterday, 08:46 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,031
Posted By Pip01
Re: Amazing Grace Walk-off

Greetings, Klondike Waldo, and to All,

Actually... the playing... our (pipers) playing... Amazing Grace
was quite common long before '72... as it was equally true of
many other popular hymns......
Forum: Beer Tent Yesterday, 08:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 331
Posted By Pip01
Re: Hoots mon! Driver caught practising bagpipes at wheel

And... sometimes made... abruptly short...
Forum: Music 11-15-2017, 11:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 264
Posted By Pip01
Re: Name that Air

And have a go at th' rest of it!!

Twelve minutes of grand listening pleasure!!
Forum: History, Tradition, Heritage 11-13-2017, 08:59 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,521
Posted By Pip01
Re: Join in the "Battle's O'er" on November 11, 2018 - Worldwide

Greetings to All,

An easy site into which to log (And, thank you for it!! :) and
an easy registration.

Time to get tore in... :)

It should be a grand showing...

Regards to All,
Forum: Technique & Instrument 11-12-2017, 07:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 651
Posted By Pip01
Re: Bagpipe maker?


They look to be Lawries right enough (!!) ... and perhaps
of an older age... and a great find... as mentioned above.

Your best bet... ere some inadvertent harm comes to them...
is to...
Forum: Music 11-09-2017, 08:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 661
Posted By Pip01
Re: Hebrew/ Israeli tunes

Greetings to All,

Before I even begin... please allow me to convey my
abject apologies... lest I intrude upon... or am seen to
be... riding roughshod... over any cultural sensibilities...

Forum: Beer Tent 11-06-2017, 12:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 364
Posted By Pip01
Re: Your Remembrance Day Observances

Klondike, and All,

Thank you for the correction!

I had mis-remembered... and had thought that the special
commemorative programs were to be for this year... which
is why I asked what plans...
Forum: Beer Tent 11-04-2017, 09:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 487
Posted By Pip01
Re: Playing before a Wedding

Greetings to Dave, and to All,

There have been many times when I have been asked
to play outside the church or hall for "The Gathering"...
and this prior to my playing for the ceremony......
Forum: Beer Tent 11-04-2017, 08:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 364
Posted By Pip01
Your Remembrance Day Observances

Greetings to All,

Some while back there was a bit of chat pursuant to
some gathering, either in groups or singly, on the 11th,
as a more personal commemoration of Remembrance
Forum: Beer Tent 11-03-2017, 04:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 543
Posted By Pip01
Forum: Technique & Instrument 11-02-2017, 11:21 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 656
Posted By Pip01
Re: Old "paper clip trick" for cane drone reeds

Greatly Astonished Greetings... and Gratitude... Unto All,

I am vastly appreciative of all of your Posts... and for the vid.

It is now crystal clear... both in concept... and in its execution....
Forum: Technique & Instrument 11-02-2017, 09:21 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 656
Posted By Pip01
Re: Old "paper clip trick" for cane drone reeds

Greetings, Pppiper, and to All,

As I am ever on the lookout for more information... and
an ever-enlarging grounding in my approach to our Great
Beast... please allow me to pose what to some may...
Forum: Music 11-01-2017, 02:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 229
Posted By Pip01
Re: WAPOL: Live at the Quarry CD

To quote an old line... from an old song...

"These Things Are Finely Done"

A fine Air... a grand Lullaby...

Thank you.
Forum: Side / Snare 10-31-2017, 11:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 767
Posted By Pip01
Re: No respect!

Greetings to All,

Though rather seldom in this section... I saw the subject line
and thought I would peruse the Posts.

After reading all of the Posts... and having spent a fair amount
of time...
Forum: Beer Tent 10-30-2017, 10:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 528
Posted By Pip01
Re: The kid, the piper, and the yelling neighbor

Well now, there's a bit of All Right!! :)
Forum: Music 10-29-2017, 12:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 291
Posted By Pip01
Playing "Taps"

Greetings to All,

Having played an inordinate number of U.S. (and other
national) military funeral and memorial services... and
having played the requested "Taps" for many of these...
Forum: Beer Tent 10-24-2017, 06:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,165
Posted By Pip01
Re: Old Style Woolen Bag Covers? Still Made?

Ah, Leong,

More fair and lovelier prospects... few did ever so see... :)
Such stunning accoutre... to be offered unto we... :)
Forum: History, Tradition, Heritage 10-20-2017, 09:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,694
Posted By Pip01
Re: Donald MacDonald pipes owned by Colonel Jack Churchill

Ah, Rob, and All,

Ah, yes!! 'Tis true!! 'Tis true!!

Many is th' one who... now... would not make it past the
much-thought-of modern "psych team"... but in times and
places past... grateful...
Forum: Pipe Bands 10-17-2017, 10:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,277
Posted By Pip01
Re: Playing with a band

Greetings to All,

I am suddenly minded of an in-person conversation to which
I was privy these now many years back... and which may... to
some... have direct bearing on our subject at hand... :)...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 10-17-2017, 09:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,434
Posted By Pip01
Re: Vintage Lawries

Oh! Dear!! ... and Thank you, Shawn.

Perhaps the better... to help him get an amount a bit
closer to their actual worth... and thereby gracefully
sidestep... the sometimes ghastly... Collapsing...
Forum: Adult Pipers 10-17-2017, 11:14 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,065
Posted By Pip01
Re: Thread for late-comers to piping?

Greetings to MichaelR.S., and to All,

In both my experience... and my observation... there just
ain't no... "too old." (Sorry: it just won't do...for a reason. :)

I've known a couple of...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 10-17-2017, 10:20 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 808
Posted By Pip01
Re: Crazy enough to work? (Teflon to seat drone reeds)

Greetings to All,

I must confess... I have... but upon rare occasion...
employed the teflon... to seat a drone reed or two...
both on mine... and the pipes of others... when we
were standing...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 10-17-2017, 09:54 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,434
Posted By Pip01
Re: Vintage Lawries

Greetings, el gaitero, and to All,

Please do pardon this aside to the Thread... and also
kindly pardon my obviously abysmal ignorance... but
what are... "Geoffry pipes?" ... and how would they...
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