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Forum: Beer Tent 05-07-2019, 07:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 875
Posted By Financier
Seal skin sporran. Can you sell in the USA?

I have a great seal skin sporran that I have had for over 30 years. I was wondering if it is ok to sell it in the states? I really don't want PETA after me.
Forum: Beginners, Intermediate, + 02-25-2013, 08:11 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,561
Posted By Financier
Re: Where do you practice?

I practice in a rehearsal studio. Living near Hollywood they are everywhere.
And then also will run through tunes quickly in my apt.
Forum: Technique & Instrument 01-01-2013, 05:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,254
Posted By Financier
Re: Disinfecting bagpipes

cough,,,cough,,i think I have that virus also,now where is that internal sterilant,lol
get well,,,,
Forum: General Dance Discussion 12-30-2012, 08:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,494
Posted By Financier
Re: Highland Dancing Theory Quiz book


I looked at it on Amazon and the first page. Very fum. Especially for an old comp dancer. It should do really well.
Forum: Beginners, Intermediate, + 12-30-2012, 07:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,002
Posted By Financier
Re: all you solo pipers

I definately believe in practicing what you don't play well. But, I think one should end a session with something to just play. Either it be a non-competition piece or just something you like.
Forum: Technique & Instrument 12-04-2012, 09:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,529
Posted By Financier
Re: Sound Opinions?

Gellaitry all the way. I LOVE mine. A small pipe maker. Amazing sound. And very few play them, cause there are not that many made.
Forum: Beer Tent 12-02-2012, 08:26 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,763
Posted By Financier
Re: What's on your Christmas list?

Pipe Case (cats made other a scratching post)
Pipers Pal Reed Protector
Magic Chanter Reeds that are in tune at first play..lol

Buffalo Trace Bourbon or Blanton's Single Barrel or both !!!!...
Forum: Music 11-22-2012, 08:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,126
Posted By Financier
Re: Name some great reels

the one i am on now.."The Sound of Sleat".
Forum: Competing Pipers 11-18-2012, 12:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,533
Posted By Financier
Forum: Competing Pipers 11-14-2012, 11:20 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,357
Posted By Financier
Re: Signal Systems?

I think that having someone else tune you can become a "crutch" in the long run. I mean why not have an electronic bellow that keeps the tone steady..lol
When I am playing for my teacher. I tune as...
Forum: Trading Post Archive 11-13-2012, 09:15 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 323
Posted By Financier
FS: McCallum ABW AB1 Deluxe GHB - $950

These are great sounding pipes and have been taken great care of. I have always got great remarks on sound.
They are about 2 yrs old.

ABW projecting mounts
Alloy ferrules, tuning...
Forum: Beer Tent 11-11-2012, 09:05 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 9,670
Posted By Financier
Re: Gellaitry Pipes

His pipes are the best. LOVE mine. I have another type of mounts. And the sound is great.
Forum: Music 11-09-2012, 10:00 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,068
Posted By Financier
Re: Looking for a great grade 3 straspey tune

I am playing John Roy Stewart, great tune.
Forum: Beer Tent 10-15-2012, 05:38 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,949
Posted By Financier
Re: Hello !!! I am competing here,,,,

I just know if it had been me getting ready to compete, I would have no problem walking over to the P/M and asking them to move.
I am not in a band so I have no fear of P/Ms...lol
Forum: Beer Tent 10-14-2012, 03:35 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,949
Posted By Financier
Hello !!! I am competing here,,,,

ok,,so I was watching a fellow competitor in the solo comps yesterday.
I had just finished and just as he is playing a band started playing about 50 ft away. Really?
Could they have not picked...
Forum: Beer Tent 10-06-2012, 07:10 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,815
Posted By Financier
Re: How many chanters do you own?

3 basic ones,,,,

Gibson (won it in comps)
McCallum Poly
McCallum MCC2 ABW
Forum: Music 09-26-2012, 10:32 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,375
Posted By Financier
Re: Beginner 2/4 4 Part March

Men of Argyll is a nice tune. Played it last year. Very few play it.
Forum: Beer Tent 09-04-2012, 01:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,786
Posted By Financier
Re: What does everyone have in there case?

Gellaitry G3 ABW Pipes with McC2 Chanter

+regular kit,,,hemp,tune tape,stoppers,etc
+extra set of drone reeds
+2 chanter reeds that are ready to go
+wine key
+safty pins
+'93 Merlot...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 08-28-2012, 10:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,520
Posted By Financier
Re: Selbies in Lawries

Love Selbie tenors and Ezee Inv bass in my Gellaitrys. A perfect hum, but not too buzzy.
Forum: Beer Tent 08-21-2012, 05:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,880
Posted By Financier
Re: One of those days...

if it is not an actual prblem with the pipes and more of a problem with my playing certain tunes then i just start working on technique only,,,and slow,,,
Forum: History, Tradition, Heritage 08-17-2012, 06:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,660
Posted By Financier
Re: Snakes Alive! An Appreciative Audience in 1780s India

well i am a snake keeper and theyhave never reacted to mypiping,,,well unless i miss a tarlouth...lol
now my cats are different,,,
Forum: Beer Tent 08-12-2012, 10:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,183
Posted By Financier
I am so glad the Worlds are over,,,

I am so glad the Worlds are over...now we can get back to bickerig about chanters, drone reeds and birls....lol
Congrats to all the competitiors. And FMM.
Forum: Beer Tent 08-12-2012, 08:51 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,433
Posted By Financier
Re: Anyone willing to boycott the RSPBA?

I just spit out my coffee laughing at that,,,
Forum: Technique & Instrument 08-05-2012, 11:16 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,595
Posted By Financier
Re: Pipe Selection

I love my Gellaitrys. And he is a small maker, great sound. But, I also have a great set of McCallums. Each with their own sound.
Forum: Beer Tent 08-04-2012, 09:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,191
Posted By Financier
Wow,,Olympic coverage of piping,,

Just now watching the Olympics and they did a little piece of pipe bands and competition. Even talking about the Worlds,. And going to the Piping Centre in Glasgow. Very cool...
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