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Forum: Beer Tent Archive 11-19-2007, 06:49 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,182
Posted By Gene
Re: How to you pronounce "USPBA"?

I know competition season is pretty well over and things can get a little boring for awhile in piping land but bro, get a grip!

BTW, I think is is "yousp ba" and the "p" is almost silent.
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Forum: Competition Results 10-16-2007, 04:27 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,809
Posted By Gene
Re: Inconsistency in judging

My only comment is this: I have a right to my opinion. Whether you agree or not, that is the way it is, brother. If that is too harsh for you, that is your problem.

I am not even going to begin...
Forum: Trading Post Archive 10-07-2007, 09:18 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 282
Posted By Gene
FS: Pipes Up! VHS format - $20

I have for sale Jim McGillivray's video Pipes Up! in VHS format for $20 USD including shipping in US. Only played 2 or 3 times.
Forum: Adult Pipers 10-07-2007, 09:03 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,134
Posted By Gene
Re: Difficult times

For me, it was not taking care of myself from a health standpoint. Two years ago, I suffered a massive pulmonary embolism that nearly killed me and that I will probably never completely recover from...
Forum: Competition Results 10-07-2007, 08:57 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,809
Posted By Gene
Re: Inconsistency in judging

I am absolutely floored how there are judges at sanctioned events don't even know the basics. Yesterday in St. Louis in the grade IV competition, a band was marked down because the judge apparently...
Forum: Trading Post Archive 08-15-2007, 07:50 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 421
Posted By Gene
FS: Evans SSP, Bellows Blown - $1400

I have for sale, a nice set of Richard and Anita Evans Scottish Smallpipes, plain ABW (brass ferrules). Key of A, three drone set including bellows. Originally purchased from Jim McGillivray, this...
Forum: Uilleann, Northumbrian, Smallpipes + 07-31-2007, 04:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 466
Posted By Gene
Finally!

I am finally getting the hang of playing the SSP with bellows. This is my second attempt. I can now get through a lot of tunes and have at least some reasonable steadiness. I have played GHB and...
Forum: Trading Post Archive 07-22-2007, 08:32 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 420
Posted By Gene
FS: Water Bottle Carriers, Leather - $25

I have two leather water bottle carriers from L&M Highland Outfitters for sale. Both purchased new and never used. Belt loop fits piper's waist belt. Standard size 16.9 Fl Oz (500ml) bottles fit...
Forum: Beer Tent Archive 07-17-2007, 07:42 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,045
Posted By Gene
Re: Your Favourite Solo Pipers' CD

Double Gold - John Cairns
Forum: Beer Tent Archive 07-07-2007, 01:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,826
Posted By Gene
Re: Piping Helps Relieve Asthma

I've heard this over the years from different people and the topic has come up before. Maybe some of our medical doctor members of the forum can offer some light.

I have two theories based on...
Forum: Beer Tent Archive 06-28-2007, 07:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,170
Posted By Gene
Re: Just wanted to introduce myself.

It is customary that new arrivals to the beer tent buy all of us a virtual beer. Okay, everybody, step up the bar, Stu is buying!

Welcome!
Forum: Competition Results 06-17-2007, 12:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,725
Posted By Gene
Chicago Results?

Surprised there is nothing posted yet. Looking for Grade II results.
Forum: Trading Post Archive 05-20-2007, 02:29 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 274
Posted By Gene
FS: Anderson Urquhart small pipes - $600

Anderson Urquhart mouth blown small pipes by Kevin Gilstrap
ABW, plain mounts, brass ferrules
L&M hide bag, cover
Ezeedrone reeds, extra chanter reed
Used small pipe case

$600usd plus...
Forum: Beer Tent Archive 04-21-2007, 06:33 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 1,606
Posted By Gene
Re: favorite beer

Cheap nostalgia beers:

Schlitz
Falstaff
Buckhorn
Carling Black Label
Olympia
and my all time favorite, National Bohemian.

Takes me back to the Baltimore Orioles playing in Memorial...
Forum: Beer Tent Archive 03-03-2007, 04:42 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 606
Posted By Gene
Re: Rennaisance Faire payment question

I know Ben Holmes in Denver used to do the Ren Faire in Larkspur and would busk between parades and made more money busking than what the faire paid. The one in KC pays poorly and won't allow...
Forum: Trading Post Archive 01-21-2007, 04:53 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 171
Posted By Gene
FS: Anderson Urquardt Small Pipes

Anderson Urquart mouthblown Smallpipes by Kevin Gilstrap
ABW, with a satin finish
Brass ferrules, plain ABW mounts
L&M hide bag, black velvet cover
Ezeedrone drone reeds
Extra chanter reed
Used...
Forum: History, Tradition, Heritage 12-30-2006, 06:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 486
Posted By Gene
Re: Piper at Ford's funeral?

Actually, there was a piper playing Amazing Grace at the WWII memorial. I could not really see the person well enough to maybe identify as the lighting was pretty dark.
Forum: Trading Post Archive 12-10-2006, 02:55 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 268
Posted By Gene
FS: Dunbar Elite II Chanter

Dunbar Elite II Polypenco Chanter
Unaltered
$110 plus shipping
Email if interested or have questions: gbenz1@everestkc.net (mailto:gbenz1@everestkc.net)
Forum: Trading Post Archive 12-10-2006, 02:52 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 192
Posted By Gene
FS: Omega Drone Reeds

Omega Drone Reeds
Used very little but are 2 years old
In original box
$50usd plus postage
Email if interested or questions: gbenz1@everestkc.net (mailto:gbenz1@everestkc.net)

SOLD
Forum: Beer Tent Archive 12-09-2006, 08:06 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,482
Posted By Gene
Re: Navy Hats

I was one that liked the old cracker jacks. It was a sharp looking uniform and as for the dixie cup hat, it was distinctive and easy to clean (scrub it with soap and water, hang it up to dry). I...
Forum: Beer Tent Archive 12-02-2006, 01:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 794
Posted By Gene
Re: Who's your solo piper/drummer idol?

I don't worship idols so these are my favorites in the piping world:

Ken Eller - Piping instructor and friend
Bruce Gandy - composer
Jack Lee - piper
John Fisher - snare
Tyler Fry - tenor...
Forum: Trading Post Archive 11-27-2006, 01:53 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 236
Posted By Gene
FS: Drone Reeds, Chanter, Pipe Case

Omega Drone Reeds 2 years old
Missing the little allen wrench
In original box
$50usd plus postage


Dunbar Elite II Polypenco Chanter
Unaltered
$110 plus shipping
Forum: Trading Post Archive 11-27-2006, 01:45 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 298
Posted By Gene
FS: Anderson Urquardt Mouthblown Smallpipes

Anderson Urquardt mouthblown Smallpipes by Kevin Gilstrap
ABW, with a satin finish
Brass ferrules, plain ABW mounts
L&M hide bag, black velvet cover
Ezeedrone drone reeds
Extra chanter reed...
Forum: Trading Post Archive 11-27-2006, 01:26 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 276
Posted By Gene
FS: McCallum AB3 Pipes

McCallum AB3 Bagpipes, 5 years old
Imitation Ivory mounts, ring caps, bushes and ferrules
Nickle plated slides
Gibson Standard Adjustable Blowpipe
Ganaway medium bag
Gibson tube water trap...
Forum: Beer Tent Archive 11-17-2006, 06:50 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 807
Posted By Gene
Re: Winter Storm - Side Trip

Alright already! BBQ it is. I am partial to two places: Famous Dave's over by the Kansas Speedway and a little hole in the wall over by Truman Sports Complex called Fat Charlies. Both places have...
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