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Forum: Beer Tent 03-11-2020, 11:02 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,465
Posted By Stuart Barr
Re: Parade cancellations

Cedar Rapids, Iowa, has just canceled their St Patrick's Day Parade too....
Forum: Beer Tent 01-07-2020, 04:56 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,616
Posted By Stuart Barr
Re: Wedding dilema

I choose to hire an excellent piper to play, and I enjoyed walking down the aisle, and being there for my daughter and family. The day was not about me being able to play pipes. That said, you could...
Forum: Competing Pipers 09-26-2019, 07:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 732
Posted By Stuart Barr
Re: Do results transfer between PBAs?

Yip, your assumption is incorrect.

The purpose of the MPWBA asking for your association and membership number for SCOTFEST entry was to verify that you did belong to one of the ANAPBA associations...
Forum: Competition Results 08-23-2018, 04:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,089
Posted By Stuart Barr
Re: So... how about the Worlds?!?

Take a look at the MWPBA's Chicago Games. Some great things happening in that direction. There were 9 bands in Grade 2 alone competing in both MSR and Medley events...

Stuart
Forum: Technique & Instrument 08-10-2018, 04:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,263
Posted By Stuart Barr
Re: Kinnaird drone reed O-ring broke

Yes, #31 o-ring is correct. Available at your local hardware store.

#31 is 9/16 x 5/16 x 1/8

Stuart
Forum: Technique & Instrument 06-23-2018, 02:10 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,969
Posted By Stuart Barr
Re: Interesting eBay Auction

Run away. Do not walk. Nothing of worth here.
Forum: Music 01-17-2018, 02:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,566
Posted By Stuart Barr
Forum: Beginners, Intermediate, + 01-16-2018, 07:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 921
Posted By Stuart Barr
Re: Bagpipe camp in Midwest?

Check out the Davidson Scottish Arts Academy (http://scottishartsacademy.com/about/) in Delafield, Wisconsin and Salina, Kansas.

Stuart.
Forum: Music 01-16-2018, 06:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,566
Posted By Stuart Barr
Correct way to pronounce tune name...

Thought this could be an interesting thread, and I may learn something.

I was one of the MC's at Winter Storm, and it is always fun to announce some of the tunes names in the light music.

I...
Forum: Beer Tent 12-12-2017, 02:28 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,866
Posted By Stuart Barr
Re: Hand cream?

+1 on Neutrogena. Just a wee bit is all it takes...
Forum: History, Tradition, Heritage 09-22-2017, 10:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 774
Posted By Stuart Barr
Re: Ladies Pipe Bands in the USA

Yes indeed: University of Iowa Scottish Highlanders

http://www.frontiernet.net/~mkisa/Remembering_the_University_of_Iowa_Scottish_Highlanders/Home.html

Stuart.
Forum: Beer Tent 09-09-2017, 06:51 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,758
Posted By Stuart Barr
Re: The joke that is the worlds...

No playing march in, the band starts playing from whichever formation they choose. Drummers are still typically at the back, but need not be. The 2 piping and one ensemble judge sit at a table at the...
Forum: Beer Tent 09-08-2017, 09:05 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,758
Posted By Stuart Barr
Re: The joke that is the worlds...

Not true. The MWPBA uses "concert formation", being whatever formation the band chooses, for Grade 3 and above Medley events at the Alma and Chicago games... Has done for the past 2 seasons.
Forum: Beer Tent 08-09-2017, 06:34 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,849
Posted By Stuart Barr
Re: Naills on Nails

Always fun to read your stories! :thumb:
Forum: Technique & Instrument 03-14-2017, 12:00 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,763
Posted By Stuart Barr
Re: Tied-in stocks vs. rubber sleeves

My Gannaway is still rock solid after 10 years, and I bought it used after 1 year. Just incredible.
Forum: Trading Post Archive 03-14-2017, 11:34 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 337
Posted By Stuart Barr
FS: NEW Premier HTS 800 snare drum, Emerald Green - $550 OBO

For sale, a brand-new, never-played Premier HTS 800 high-tension snare drum in emerald green lacquer.

Brand new Remo head, never tightened.

Pictures and more information available on the eBay...
Forum: Your Announcements 03-08-2017, 08:49 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 645
Posted By Stuart Barr
MWPBA PM Ian Swinton Professional Solo Contest, April 1, 2017. Entry closes March 20!

Entry closes Monday March 20 for entry to the PM Ian Swinton Open Professional Solo contest on April 1, 2017, with a total purse of $3500! See the flyer and online entry form on mwpba.org...
Forum: Beginners, Intermediate, + 03-01-2017, 11:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,235
Posted By Stuart Barr
Re: Looking for a Michigan Teacher

Great, glad you found somebody. Good luck with everything, and enjoy!

Stuart
Forum: Beginners, Intermediate, + 02-28-2017, 09:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,235
Posted By Stuart Barr
Re: Looking for a Michigan Teacher

Looks like Flushing is near to 10 miles from Flint Scottish pipe band, and you have a couple of other options within 1 hour or so. Check out the list of all of the registered bands in your area on...
Forum: Trading Post Archive 02-07-2017, 09:21 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 415
Posted By Stuart Barr
FS: Omega drone reeds - $40 shipped OBO

For sale, one set of Ross Omega drone reeds (pre-Crozier).

$40 USD shipped within the USA 48 states, or best offer.
Forum: Trading Post Archive 02-07-2017, 07:45 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 450
Posted By Stuart Barr
FS: Highland Hornpipe in concert Bb - $90 OBO

For sale, a Highland Hornpipe in concert Bb from Northwind Instruments (http://northwindinstruments.com). This is the original model, before the 2012 design.

The Highland Hornpipe uses exactly...
Forum: Trading Post Archive 02-06-2017, 12:05 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 161
Posted By Stuart Barr
FS: Dress black ghillie brogues (11 1/2US) by Thistle Shoes - $45

Excellent condition black ghillie brogues by Thistle Shoes. These are dress shoes with leather sole and uppers, seldom worn, with no scuffs.

Size is mens UK 10-1/2, fitting F, which is about US...
Forum: Trading Post Archive 01-20-2017, 07:14 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 505
Posted By Stuart Barr
FS: Shepherd Classic Mk3 poly chanter (lot of 4) - $610 shipped

Four Shepherd Standard (Classic Mk3) poly chanters for sale. Two are brand new, never used. The other two were used for about one season, not carved, in excellent condition (pretty much as new). An...
Forum: Trading Post Archive 01-18-2017, 06:42 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 361
Posted By Stuart Barr
FS : Jim Kilpatrick Snare Drum Carrier - $250

Jim Kilpatrick Snare Drum Carrier (standard), used for only one season, in excellent condition. Comes with Premier mounting bracket.

Asking $250 USD plus shipping. These are retailing new around...
Forum: Trading Post Archive 01-18-2017, 06:41 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 238
Posted By Stuart Barr
FS: NEW Premier HTS 800 snare drum, Emerald Green - $550 OBO

Brand new Premier HTS 800 snare drum. Has never been played, and the brand new Remo head has never even been tightened. Wonderful emerald green.

Asking $550 USD plus shipping, o.b.o. These are...
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