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Forum: Beer Tent 01-16-2021, 04:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,370
Posted By LloydB
Re: Geico commercial with pipes

Not a fan... Angus wears ski socks, and has awful fingering.
Forum: Beer Tent 11-25-2020, 08:29 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,343
Posted By LloydB
Re: Groped by women when performing?

Yep, groped once, on a St. Pat's night bar hop
late 1980's. (The 'toasted' gal on the barstool
appeared to be re-living the 70's... and also the
night before.)

Photo's? Not that I know...
Forum: Do It Yourself (DIY) 11-12-2020, 05:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 620
Posted By LloydB
Re: Old pipes/goose restoration

OK, for starters, what do you have to lose,
by trying? How many marked 'Glen' bags
are out there?

I've attempted this twice, with no joy, but
I'd try again. Dismount the stocks, rinse
Forum: Beer Tent 10-31-2020, 11:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 515
Posted By LloydB
Re: BDF AOH to log off?

That 'Remember Me' box gets checked,
each time I need to log in. Very often it
doesn't... that's a recent thing over the
last month, or so.
Forum: Music 07-21-2020, 03:34 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 400
Posted By LloydB
2nd Tune: ID Please?


Gotta say, it grabs me :thumb:
Forum: Technique & Instrument 07-14-2020, 11:36 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,861
Posted By LloydB
Re: Why the bidding on these pipes?

So far, the seller has been quite up front with
what's on offer - and the bids are right in line
with other 'mideast bargains'.

Please don't scream, just pray some newbie
doesn't quit...
Forum: Your Announcements 07-02-2020, 11:11 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 420
Posted By LloydB
Piper needed Alexandria MN 10th July *piper found*

For a funeral... mother of a former
Univ. student of mine. Mom's request,
and not a difficult set, AG and maybe
one more?

Impossible for me to do at present.

If you could, OR if you can ...
Forum: Beer Tent 06-29-2020, 02:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,497
Posted By LloydB
Re: The Times Being What They Are...

WELL ! now; that'll surely fend off
them Covid-totin' bees, I reckon. 🐝 🍯
Forum: Beer Tent 06-24-2020, 11:39 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,565
Posted By LloydB
Re: Proper head gear?

Have you considered a Balmoral bonnet?
Forum: Ladies' Room 06-08-2020, 08:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,848
Posted By LloydB
Re: Newbie having problems with spacing my fingers

Jean, look for a private message.
Forum: Beer Tent 06-05-2020, 05:42 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,691
Posted By LloydB
Re: Kintail gone or not?

Bones discovered in a hole could well be
"a bit of a sign that something is amiss." ;-)
Forum: History, Tradition, Heritage 06-05-2020, 11:13 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,562
Posted By LloydB
Re: Funeral music in North America

I've had the same experience, with that URL.
Forum: Beer Tent 05-12-2020, 10:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 789
Posted By LloydB
Re: Another very sad day for Nova Scotia

This Tribute for Abbigail Potter was impressive,
and I expect many or most here have seen it,
but it's an appropriate addition to this thread:

Forum: Technique & Instrument 05-06-2020, 02:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 882
Posted By LloydB
Re: Selbie inverted bass ; update

That joint gets a LOT of stress. It's where we tune,
where we break down the bass, and it gets more
leverage when on the shoulder.

Worthwhile to test it often.
Forum: Beer Tent 04-22-2020, 10:45 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,279
Posted By LloydB
Forum: Music 03-07-2020, 12:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,819
Posted By LloydB
Re: Favorite Composers

Agree completely!

You can almost feel the pound
of WWI Artillery in his 3rd part
of 'The Ruins of Arras'(which
I still cannot manage well.)
Forum: Music 02-24-2020, 08:02 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,819
Posted By LloydB
Re: Favorite Composers

G.S. McLennan
Forum: Technique & Instrument 02-17-2020, 08:43 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,787
Posted By LloydB
Re: Problem with the cutoff...

As you approach the cutoff, and attempt to empty
your bag, the weight of your drones presses into
the collapsing bag, partially maintaining pressure,
so your reeds continue to sound.
Forum: Technique & Instrument 01-31-2020, 11:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 939
Posted By LloydB
Re: Off-brand "Bagpipe Trend" set: Lawrie? Pakistani?

Two years back I rebuilt a set of 1943 (WWII production)
Lawrie's. It's all-*original* joints were all built up with an
off-gray very heavy thread. (It's a pain to re-do the joints,
Forum: Teacher's Lounge 01-27-2020, 03:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,245
Posted By LloydB
Re: Shakespeare pipe lesson


Were it could be that easy... In
The Merchant of Venice: Act 4 Scene 1] ...
'S'pere recognizes that the pipes are not
universally judged eloquent: ;-)

Some men there are love...
Forum: Beer Tent 01-21-2020, 01:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,514
Posted By LloydB
Forum: Beer Tent 11-30-2019, 11:08 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,670
Posted By LloydB
Re: Pelican 1510 Configuration

Are you sure that's not a waffle iron? :shrug: :)
Forum: Beer Tent 11-16-2019, 08:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 807
Posted By LloydB
Re: Mallet finger in the right hand pinkie

I do hope you've had it splinted the entire time.

Yes, had to deal with this, modified a plastic splint
with a cutout and "mole skin" in the cutout.

The gizmo worked "OK" :shrug: for birls,...
Forum: Beer Tent 10-21-2019, 08:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,680
Posted By LloydB
Re: Recommend a Kilt Shop?

AND... they do a great job on new ones.

J.Higgins also recently rebuilt a kilt for our band
that had been over-used by several members
(it looks new). A year back they adjusted
another for...
Forum: Reviews 10-04-2019, 10:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,207
Posted By LloydB
Re: Moose Camlock Chanter Cap

One of each, on two chanters, in my pipe case...

With a little (or slightly too much?) tightening,
the cam-lock will compress my hemp joint all
'round. Yep... eventually a loose joint.
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