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Forum: Beer Tent 07-08-2016, 11:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 936
Posted By Rojellio
Re: Busking; Pubs or Squares, what is your preference?

If the Pub likes you being in there, usually you get a complimentary Pint.. Whereas on the street, or in a park the Pint is often frowned upon, and the pint is not complimentary. :wave:

Play in...
Forum: Music 07-08-2016, 11:18 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,218
Posted By Rojellio
Re: Looking for a tune to go with Wha Say 42nd

Wha Saw into Sean Truibhs, back to Wah Saw :wave::blush:

LOL since Sean Truibhs is basically a Strathspey version of Wha saw.. it can be confusing.
Forum: Technique & Instrument 07-08-2016, 11:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,902
Posted By Rojellio
Re: Flat High "A"

I have had this on the Melvin, in pretty much every Chanter I plug it into.

Our Band plays the Kyo Chanter, and Murray recommends the Melvin. :doh: DOH, I wasnt thinking about sanding the tips,...
Forum: Beer Tent 07-05-2016, 08:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,134
Posted By Rojellio
Re: Adapting Highland pipes with bellows

Robin Beck says the his bellows can power a Highland Pipe. http://cowalbagpipes.com/products-page?/piping-accessories/bellows/
Forum: Music 07-05-2016, 10:47 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,777
Posted By Rojellio
Re: Simultaneous 6/8s

The Pitch can be adjusted, by whomever is mixing it. Audacity does that.

I do it all the time with Jack Lee's example recordings, from his Digital download Library. I run the Spectrum Analyzer,...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 07-02-2016, 06:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,166
Posted By Rojellio
Re: Makers of Cane Drone Reeds...

Ted Anderson sells all sizes of tube cane, and the sealing wax that goes on the end, apply the box cutter or razor knife of your choosing. http://www.piperssupply.com/AboutTed.htm

Ted also makes...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 06-27-2016, 11:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,069
Posted By Rojellio
Re: HBT3 tuner plug diameter for contact mic

Most tuners take 1/4", and all the contact mics on the market I have tried are 1/4". So when the cord inevitably wears out, if its 1/4" you can walk into any music store and get a new one. 1/8"...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 06-20-2016, 10:17 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 873
Posted By Rojellio
Re: Vibrating Metronome

I have had the original Peterson Body Beat for almost 10 years. I also have the Body Beat Sync. Peterson has a new one, the Body Beat Pulse. Its a Vibe Clip that plugs into ANY electronic metronome,...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 06-19-2016, 11:10 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 12,864
Posted By Rojellio
Re: The Illusion of Drone Locking

Illusion or no, If it seems to be working or happening.. and if that illusion is happening enough to believe that it is real. I say go with it, and get on with playing Tunes.
Forum: Technique & Instrument 06-19-2016, 11:06 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,807
Posted By Rojellio
Re: Drone reed extenders

Do you have regular Soutar Reeds, or 3/4 Soutar Reeds???

I was re-tongue'ing a set for a Piper recently. He had just got them, and the white tongues area easily mis-handled. I set them up with...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 06-15-2016, 11:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,882
Posted By Rojellio
Re: When were long PCs invented?

Why, is best left to playing one and deciding for yourself.

I like the Tuning better, finger spacing, better Volume. BIRLS Birls and Low G gracenoted embellishments are where the Long ones set...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 06-13-2016, 04:08 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 7,368
Posted By Rojellio
Re: A440 chanters

The 2 Scots Royal Regiment is using them. Probably to Tune to Bb and play with the Brass Band.
https://www.facebook.com/armyinscotland/videos/570194016486151/
Forum: Technique & Instrument 06-13-2016, 07:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,239
Posted By Rojellio
Re: Chanter cracks opening and closing

In addition to superglue, if you have Kapton Tape (sometimes sold as High Temp tape) you could do a "Visible Whipping" job. ITs that amber colored stuff, and its strong as hell. Wrap it tight after...
Forum: Beginners, Intermediate, + 06-12-2016, 11:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,089
Posted By Rojellio
Re: Low G gurggle/bottom hand goes flat???

I have my Man O'Meter marked off with the Strength ranges that Chris Apps has figured out, and published in his Reed Adjustment Book with the addition of ranges 1x & 2 x Easy.

Its all about Free...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 06-10-2016, 02:17 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 7,368
Posted By Rojellio
Re: A440 chanters

FWIW here is the Post Aaron Shaw made about sleeving. http://forums.bobdunsire.com/forums/showthread.php?t=157664

My sleeving experiments so far have only been on an Eezzeedrone Tenor reed. I am...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 06-09-2016, 03:37 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 7,368
Posted By Rojellio
Re: A 440 chanters

Yes, exactly. Sleeving inside. You can only go as far as the Hole, so just short of that. You could have it longer than the tenon of the reed, and hemp that part so it does stick out.

My...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 06-09-2016, 01:21 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 7,368
Posted By Rojellio
Re: A 440 chanters

Here is Roger Huth playing at bang on 440 https://youtu.be/MslIXL28slU

It still sounds like a Bagpipe... :wave: :doh: I dunno why some complain if it isnt 490 B proper.

It is harder to...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 06-09-2016, 01:07 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,386
Posted By Rojellio
Re: Sharp High G

[QUOTE=Potsdam;1301641]I've seen reedmakers discuss two spots. Chris Apps talks about spot shaving a small dot just under the tip (2-3mm) on both sides of the reed./QUOTE]

The "HG-Spot" It...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 06-09-2016, 12:57 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,472
Posted By Rojellio
Re: To tape or not to tape (and how much)

Somewhat perhaps, to an extent it depends who is playing it. If they are playing under-pressure... they aren't fully vibrating the reed anyway. :wave: And in that case, there is no vibrancy to lose.
Forum: Technique & Instrument 06-06-2016, 10:55 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,472
Posted By Rojellio
Re: to tape or not to tape (and how much)

There are some who hope for little or no tape, and some would go all the way to "bald" no tape regardless of how it sounds... if they were left unsupervised for long enough...and that is why as "Tape...
Forum: Beginners, Intermediate, + 06-05-2016, 12:14 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,592
Posted By Rojellio
Re: How to break in new reed

Clear High A is the "Full Pressure" pressure your supposed to play at all the time. If you hold a LA long enough, and if someone else is watching the meter... You could go as low as 20", or maybe...
Forum: Beginners, Intermediate, + 06-03-2016, 11:39 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,592
Posted By Rojellio
Re: How to break in new reed

They have Manometers at the hardware store for about $20
http://i376.photobucket.com/albums/oo201/Rodger_Cotton/manometerkit_zpsqkvooneh.jpg

In addition to the print out scale from Bagpipe...
Forum: Music 06-02-2016, 10:42 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,192
Posted By Rojellio
Re: New composition available to all interested

IF you have Gmail, you can put it on "Google Drive" as a pdf, then share the link.
Forum: History, Tradition, Heritage 05-29-2016, 01:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,001
Posted By Rojellio
Re: What does it sound like???

[QUOTE=pancelticpiper;1301144]

Keeping in mind that the Union pipes were very common in Scotland at that time, it might have sounded something like this
...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 05-27-2016, 10:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 527
Posted By Rojellio
Re: Where have the conical nylon bristle chanter brushes gone?

Harbor Freight, they have like 5 or 6 of them as a set for a few dollars.
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