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Forum: Technique & Instrument 11-13-2018, 01:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 386
Posted By psychodonald
Re: McCallum AP2 Acetyl Bagpipes

I recently got a set of the AP4's. They are really nice pipes, especially for the price. I would certainly recommend them highly, especially if you are interested in a set that you can take outside...
Forum: Beginners, Intermediate, + 09-23-2018, 12:08 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,185
Posted By psychodonald
Re: Your Experience with Acetyl (Plastic) Highland Bagpipes

Thanks to all who have contributed to this post, your comments, ideas and suggestions were of great value to me. I did a lot of reading and research as a direct result of your contributions to my...
Forum: Beginners, Intermediate, + 07-04-2018, 03:33 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,886
Posted By psychodonald
Re: Moisture Control Systems—suggestions please

Thanks Patrick, I to have always used the standard blow pipe valve and have not experienced any problems. What you said about the Moose Valve and the collection of spit makes sense. I doubt it has...
Forum: Beginners, Intermediate, + 07-04-2018, 03:12 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,886
Posted By psychodonald
Re: Moisture Control Systems—suggestions please

Thanks Patrick, I to have always used the standard blow pipe valve and have not experienced any problems. What you said about the Moose Valve and the collection of spit makes sense. I doubt it has...
Forum: Beginners, Intermediate, + 07-03-2018, 12:13 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,886
Posted By psychodonald
Re: Moisture Control Systems—suggestions please

Spoke to my pipe teacher this past Saturday and she was telling me about the use of a Moose Valve, which according to her, also acts as a water trap, to a degree. My teacher classifies herself as a...
Forum: Beginners, Intermediate, + 06-17-2018, 08:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,886
Posted By psychodonald
Re: Moisture Control Systems—suggestions please

Thanks to all who have posted a response. Your comments are very helpful. My new pipes will have a Canmore Hybrid bag, which, as I understand it, is helpful in managing moisture. I suspect that...
Forum: Beginners, Intermediate, + 06-09-2018, 02:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,886
Posted By psychodonald
Re: Moisture Control Systems--Suggestions Please.

Actually, I didn't order the Canmore Hybrid Bag originally; however, this afternoon, I was able to modify my order and for about $20.00 additional, I was able to obtain the Canmore Hybrid Bag. ...
Forum: Beginners, Intermediate, + 06-06-2018, 10:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,886
Posted By psychodonald
Moisture Control Systems—suggestions please

I'm awaiting delivery of a set of McCallum AP4 Acetyl pipes, and I've the impression that a moisture control system is desirable especially with plastic pipes. Providing that my assumption is...
Forum: Beginners, Intermediate, + 06-03-2018, 05:10 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,185
Posted By psychodonald
Re: Your Experience with Acetyl (Plastic) Highland Bagpipes

I know what you mean David, I find the topic very interesting, and I think germane, especially when one considers the restrictions on various woods that are in force with the CITES Treaty; African...
Forum: Beginners, Intermediate, + 05-30-2018, 08:44 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,185
Posted By psychodonald
Re: Your Experience with Acetyl (Plastic) Highland Bagpipes

Many thanks to all for your responses, very helpful!

David, the two articles that you posted were most interesting and informative, especially for a guy like myself who knew very little about the...
Forum: Beginners, Intermediate, + 05-28-2018, 10:25 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,185
Posted By psychodonald
Re: Your Experience With Acetyl (Plastic) Highland Bagpipes.

Thanks njespers, you own the same set which I ordered, quite a coincidence. I can hardly wait to see and play them.
Forum: Beginners, Intermediate, + 05-28-2018, 09:32 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,185
Posted By psychodonald
Your Experience with Acetyl (Plastic) Highland Bagpipes

Would be interested in feedback regarding your experience with Acetyl (plastic) Highland Bagpipes. I recently ordered a set and they should be delivered in about a month and a half. I have a couple...
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