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Forum: Beer Tent Yesterday, 05:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 208
Posted By el gaitero
Re: Favor PC reeds?

I had a small batch of 5-6 FW recently...only 1 was useable out of the box.

Scrubbing the blade faces ( Middle of the blades ...from about 1/16 down from the top) back/forth over some 400...
Forum: Beer Tent Yesterday, 03:02 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,948
Posted By el gaitero
Re: Predictions for the Next Decade

......yes...but I think its an image of Cpl.Piper Ian Fraser ( tunes of glory) in mind.....not Maj.Dusty Miller in the same flick.

Seems many play acting military garb bands often appear...
Forum: Beer Tent 01-20-2020, 02:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,084
Posted By el gaitero
Re: Stolen smallpipes in Tucson, AZ

5 months later....wow..
Forum: Technique & Instrument 01-19-2020, 05:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 356
Posted By el gaitero
Re: Manometer

..works for anyone...if paying attention. Build your own h2o unit for ~$20 or splurge on a pipe mounted meter for +$75.

A worthwhile tool for any noob or aspiring piper. One or two weeks...
Forum: Beer Tent 01-18-2020, 10:15 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,948
Posted By el gaitero
Re: Predictions for the Next Decade

I think following WW2 and the Korean conflict MOD was getting rid of that stuff at relative pennies per pound...so riding the popular wave and influenced by the spread of tv and e.g. Tunes of Glory...
Forum: Competition Results 01-18-2020, 09:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 181
Posted By el gaitero
Re: Winter Storm 2020

Perchance anyone know the name of the warmup tune Liam Murray immediately played in GR1 MSRHJ . Thanks.
Forum: Beer Tent 01-17-2020, 07:33 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 262
Posted By el gaitero
Re: Dolittle Piping?

Sure...probably at least as well as the vid of Glenn Campbell playing Amazing Grace ...
Forum: Music 01-12-2020, 11:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 584
Posted By el gaitero
Re: Roddy MacLeod's warmup tune

That means I've seen it. It also means that I can't remember having seen it![/QUOTE]

Steady,....Steady,.,..... it starts to happen to all of us..:sleepy:
Forum: Beer Tent 01-09-2020, 05:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 497
Posted By el gaitero
Re: St. Patrick`s Day NYC

...and wear a Sporran large enough to carry 4-5 of the layers after the parade while pub hopping....
Forum: Beer Tent 01-07-2020, 08:09 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,948
Posted By el gaitero
Re: Predictions for the Next Decade

Trews will replace kilts....
Forum: Beer Tent 01-07-2020, 09:58 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,014
Posted By el gaitero
Re: Wedding dilema

...non Piper daughter here of the PM ( a 20 year piper) is getting married in a few months...wants to have the ceremony in any part of the state where there are no bagpipes...
Forum: Beer Tent 01-07-2020, 08:06 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,014
Posted By el gaitero
Re: Wedding dilema

When the time comes...better ask what your daughter wants.....
Forum: Technique & Instrument 01-06-2020, 08:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,150
Posted By el gaitero
Re: Unique Pipes

Actually here ( I forgot) the games might hold a straight MSR contest for the professional level Pipers. You can find the EUSPBA RULES on line ...the rules I looked at only stretched into playing...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 01-06-2020, 03:57 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,150
Posted By el gaitero
Re: Unique Pipes

In the states the S/R is a separate event from the M..so tuning between them would be ok....also,.. IIRC each event ( euspba rules) is to be adjudicated at a different venue in the compete area and...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 01-06-2020, 02:21 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,150
Posted By el gaitero
Re: Unique Pipes

Probably serious vintage given the tuning height of the bsss drone...indicating old(er) pipes with a bass tone much flatter then these days.
The outside tenor top top Bush appears to have been...
Forum: Beer Tent 01-06-2020, 08:25 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,948
Posted By el gaitero
Re: Predictions for the Next Decade

.... to see how long drumheads will chase the pitch?
Forum: Music 01-06-2020, 06:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 240
Posted By el gaitero
Forum: Technique & Instrument 01-06-2020, 06:00 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,162
Posted By el gaitero
Re: MG White Mambas Drone Reeds

Just a general note once again to crow about these White Mamba reeds I have been playing them for ca ~2 yrs. in my McCallum pipes. ...they are bold,steady,..most always still locked in like the...
Forum: Beer Tent 01-05-2020, 03:30 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,948
Posted By el gaitero
Re: Predictions for the Next Decade

...haha....and here I though some competitions were already judged by dogs....:doh:
Forum: Beer Tent 01-05-2020, 07:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 497
Posted By el gaitero
Re: St. Patrick`s Day NYC

..a set of acetyl pipes.....2 sets of reeds...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 01-04-2020, 07:57 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 8,266
Posted By el gaitero
Re: Canmore Hybrid bags

Yep...my 1st green Canmore ca 1993 failed at the bass grommet also...after about 4 yrs.

Several bags later now....I ....2 yrs ago.... installed a new Canmore hybrid. It is absolutely fantastic...
Forum: Beer Tent 01-04-2020, 12:25 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,595
Posted By el gaitero
Re: PM on the rampage!

EM = 28-30.....the breakfast of champions.
The chap may be a gonif but Id want him to be able to play.
Forum: Beer Tent 01-04-2020, 10:23 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,595
Posted By el gaitero
Re: PM on the rampage!

He sits it out...until manning up to an easy-medium reed.and liking it.
Forum: Beer Tent 01-02-2020, 04:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 314
Posted By el gaitero
Re: Dirk restoration

If its just gluing the silver cap back onto the leather shear...use a 2 part epoxy. Its what most any repair place would do. ( ...definitely not super glue)

You didnt mention the scope of other...
Forum: Beer Tent 01-01-2020, 09:48 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,948
Posted By el gaitero
Re: Predictions for the Next Decade

...wish theyd bring back White or off White hose... I have a bin full....
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