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Forum: Technique & Instrument Yesterday, 02:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 383
Posted By Andrew Lenz
Re: eBay says Lawrie, what say you?

For those claiming G&C, why? I don't disagree with you, but I'm always after the identifying characteristics.

Andrew
Forum: Beer Tent 08-20-2019, 02:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 531
Posted By Andrew Lenz
Re: STOLEN: Strathmore model 2a & extras, in JFK airport terminal

The link is correct, but you may need to be logged in and/or friends with Kayla for it to work.

Here's the quote from her FB page:
"All: keep a lookout around JFK airport and the surrounding...
Forum: Beer Tent 08-19-2019, 07:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 896
Posted By Andrew Lenz
Re: Logistics and Politics of the RSPBA

It's also Great HIGHLAND Bagpipes. That's Scottish Highlands, the home of the instrument. It's natural that the Worlds would be there. Granted, if they wanted it to be more of an "international...
Forum: Forum Related 08-08-2019, 12:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 263
Posted By Andrew Lenz
Re: Editing a post

We've had users abuse the edit function. A user kicks off a thread then goes back and either changes the entire meaning of the post and/or edits out all the text altogether . . . like a member claim...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 08-01-2019, 10:50 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,749
Posted By Andrew Lenz
Re: Your 2019 setup?

Wait. Chris is alive? :grin: A post after five years? Woo!

Welcome back, Chris! :thumb:

Andrew
Forum: Beginners, Intermediate, + 07-27-2019, 12:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 703
Posted By Andrew Lenz
Re: First set of pipes ordered!

Exciting! I inherited my pipes, so I didnít have to fret over whist to buy, but I also didnít have the anticipation of new pipes. Itís like Christmas!
:thumb:

Andrew
Forum: Beer Tent 07-18-2019, 05:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,170
Posted By Andrew Lenz
Re: Hugh MacCallum on Practicing

Yep.

But also, any practice is better than no practice. Not all of us can get on the pipes as often as we'd like. Even 5 minutes a day on a practice chanter will keep the fingers going if...
Forum: Beer Tent 07-17-2019, 02:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,097
Posted By Andrew Lenz
Re: Pierced Pipers?

I think it's proper form to let the client know what they are getting in advance of the event. As much as they are buying music, they are also buying a performer. The music may be great, but if it's...
Forum: Forum Related 07-08-2019, 05:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 343
Posted By Andrew Lenz
Re: Deleting an ad

Hi Selly,

At the top of the Trading Post is a sticky thread called:
ēēē Read These Rules ! ēēē
located here:
http://forums.bobdunsire.com/forums/showthread.php?t=126720

In that post, it...
Forum: Music 07-02-2019, 01:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 744
Posted By Andrew Lenz
Re: Suite for developing players

Teach it slow and build up the tempo with time. No one says you have to play a tune at the tempo played by a Grade 1 band.
:)

Andrew
Forum: Beer Tent 06-27-2019, 11:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,872
Posted By Andrew Lenz
Re: OK, Who Knew?

Itís shocking when someone famous is competent as part of our little community. It canít hurt our instrument when itís played well on a big stage.

Andrew
Forum: Beer Tent 06-06-2019, 08:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,143
Posted By Andrew Lenz
Re: Suspicious/dubious set posted online?

I wouldnít buy them unless I really wanted the chanter and got it for the appropriate price. Too many red flags. Thereís no guarantee that the chanter belongs to the drones and itís not uncommon for...
Forum: Beer Tent 04-02-2019, 05:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 972
Posted By Andrew Lenz
Re: Quick question (National Anthem on pipes)

Donít let them talk you into it. Just tell themóhonestlyóthat the anthem will not fit the scale of the pipes. It cannot and will not sound good on the pipes and will not do justice to the anthem....
Forum: Competing Pipers 03-27-2019, 03:57 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,796
Posted By Andrew Lenz
Re: Awards

There's an old photo of my pipe case on the page linked below:
http://www.bagpipejourney.com/articles/casecontent.shtml

(I have since added a few more medals to the straps, plus I have a...
Forum: Competing Pipers 03-25-2019, 04:30 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,796
Posted By Andrew Lenz
Re: Awards

I also marked the back of all mine with an extra fine permanent pen: locale (if necessary), date, event, grade level.

Andrew
Forum: Competing Pipers 03-23-2019, 11:49 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,796
Posted By Andrew Lenz
Re: Awards

Some I have in my pipe case. (Helps to impress school kids when I do presentations!) Others, since I manage a frame shop, I mounted some black fabric that works with hook Velcro onto a board and put...
Forum: Ladies' Room 03-23-2019, 11:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,044
Posted By Andrew Lenz
Re: Too Large Pipes?

This page with bag measurements may be helpful:
http://www.bagpipejourney.com/articles/bag-measurements.shtml
(Admittedly, it's been six years since I've updated it, submissions are always...
Forum: Beer Tent 03-22-2019, 11:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 600
Posted By Andrew Lenz
Re: How many bands/pipers in the USA?

Hey Aaron. Hope you are doing well.

Here are some more threads that may be of interest...

How many Pipe Bands (2016)
http://forums.bobdunsire.com/forums/showthread.php?t=162867

How many GHB...
Forum: Forum Related 03-19-2019, 07:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 582
Posted By Andrew Lenz
Re: Private messages not working

Check your profile preferences:
http://forums.bobdunsire.com/forums/profile.php?do=editoptions

You want to make sure this option is checked-marked:
Save a copy of sent messages in my Sent Items...
Forum: Piping and Drumming Jokes 03-19-2019, 11:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,419
Posted By Andrew Lenz
Re: What the bartender misunderstood

I didn't move it, but it's funny enough that this forum is probably a good place! :)

Andrew
Forum: Forum Related 03-14-2019, 10:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 386
Posted By Andrew Lenz
Re: Tagline under username?

Well, then, welcome and glad you figured it out!

Andrew
Forum: Technique & Instrument 03-10-2019, 11:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,223
Posted By Andrew Lenz
Re: Want Estimated Value on a Set of Pipe

They are work about $10. I'm sending over a Paypal payment right now.

Andrew
Forum: Beer Tent 03-07-2019, 01:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 919
Posted By Andrew Lenz
Re: New Piper Saying Hello!

Welcome aboard, Joe! I'm glad you found us . . . and that you have an honest-to-goodness instructor.

Practice every day. Even if it's literally 2 minutes sometimes. It's repetition. And practice...
Forum: In Memoriam 03-02-2019, 11:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 750
Posted By Andrew Lenz
Re: Karen Turpen, wife of the late Zudupiper

I have a T-shirt around, "Piobaireachd - If you can't say it, you can't play it!", I'm almost positive that I purchased it from Dave T.

Andrew
Forum: Beer Tent 02-16-2019, 11:40 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,277
Posted By Andrew Lenz
Re: Iíve met my threshold and itís 15 degrees

Once in a while I am very happy to live on the California coast. This is one of those times!

Maybe someone needs to invent a battery-operated electric heater doublet... :thumb:

Andrew
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