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Forum: Beer Tent Archive 12-04-2007, 08:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,646
Posted By the Jamesinator
Re: Frasers' Concert

Guess I should have taken that stuff out of my profile. I never go on here at all, until I was informed of this thread. I did tell a few people I planned to fly back a few times in the beginning of...
Forum: Competition Results 05-12-2007, 11:00 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 657
Posted By the Jamesinator
Re: 2007 Dan Reid Memorial

I've got to say, I really always look forward to the CD coming out every year. It's such an amazing thing to hear people playing like that through 2 marches, 4 strathspeys, and 4 reels flawlessly.
Forum: Reviews 05-08-2007, 08:54 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,950
Posted By the Jamesinator
Re: Stuart Liddell - Inveroran

i listened to this c.d. last week, and it is just freakin excellent.
Forum: Your Announcements 03-12-2007, 06:23 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 203
Posted By the Jamesinator
St. Paddy's day with the Frasers

Hi everyone, I have 5 tickets with me to sell for the Scottish-Lion 78th Fraser Highlanders Pipe Band pub night in Hamilton, if anyone is interested. If you are, please contact me by e-mail at:...
Forum: Technique & Instrument Archive 10-22-2006, 05:05 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 618
Posted By the Jamesinator
Re: old set of pipes, opinion please

I will post my 2 cents here, since I can relate to the topic. It is quite likely that they are ABW, and then some. The Hendersons I am playing are full ivory, and back in the 1950s, my grandfather...
Forum: Technique & Instrument Archive 10-17-2006, 08:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 364
Posted By the Jamesinator
Re: Loose Bass Drone Mid Section

I am also playing a fairly new set of pipes, and the bass drone midsection is only tight when it is tuned high up, and gets really loose when brought down, which is a problem because it sometimes...
Forum: Bass Sections 10-09-2006, 06:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 905
Posted By the Jamesinator
Re: Big Johnny Rowe and the Trailer Park Boys

man, Johnny thats friggin insane man! Did you get to chill with Bubbles and them?
Forum: Competition Results 10-08-2006, 08:27 AM
Replies: 210
Views: 3,633
Posted By the Jamesinator
Re: Bethlehem

Just listened to the recordings! Great job, Glengarry!
Forum: Soda Shoppe 10-08-2006, 08:15 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,433
Posted By the Jamesinator
Forum: Technique & Instrument Archive 06-09-2006, 06:22 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 734
Posted By the Jamesinator
Re: Teflon or no Teflon

Hi Bob, I haven't read any of the replies in this thread, so I appologize if I repeat anything that's already been said. Teflon tape(as you say) is very good in that you can adjust your drones very...
Forum: Soda Shoppe 06-01-2006, 07:05 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 12,644
Posted By the Jamesinator
Re: Favoroute Tunes??

hmm, there's alot of really nice tunes i like, but here are some that come to my head at the moment.....
PM Calum Campbell's Caprice
John Patterson's Mare
Maclean of Pennycross
Cameronian Rant...
Forum: Technique & Instrument Archive 05-22-2006, 07:48 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,770
Posted By the Jamesinator
Re: teflon tape

Teflon is good in a few ways.
1) you cant wind it in a cork screw pattern on your drones, that so when you turn your drones, they move up or down slightly, and it is easier to make minute...
Forum: Beginners, Intermediate, + 04-19-2006, 09:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 809
Posted By the Jamesinator
Re: Loud metronome

There's these things that look like ear plugs that are actually metronomes that plug into your ears that so you can hear it while piping, not sure where to buy them though
Forum: Technique & Instrument Archive 04-04-2006, 07:45 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,511
Posted By the Jamesinator
Re: Setups

1948 full ivory hendersons
Crozier carbon fibre drone reeds
Ross Cannister system
Walsh ABW chanter w/shepard reed for solo
Forum: Technique & Instrument Archive 03-29-2006, 06:59 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,655
Posted By the Jamesinator
Re: Your Setups? - Practice Chanter

Naill long w/ Walsh reed
1960's or so Sinclair w/warnock reed
and 2 1960's Lawries with whatever reed I see lying around
Forum: Beer Tent Archive 03-16-2006, 11:59 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 601
Posted By the Jamesinator
Re: Speak up, I am going Deaf !!!!!!!!

ear plugs are handy when you're playing in a band inside during practice, not only because they help your ears, but you can hear everything that's going on, and they reduce the echoing affect. So, it...
Forum: Technique & Instrument Archive 03-15-2006, 05:17 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,511
Posted By the Jamesinator
Re: Setups

1948 full ivory Hendersons
Crozier drone reeds
MacCallum chanter w/ross reed
Forum: Beginners, Intermediate, + 03-13-2006, 06:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 672
Posted By the Jamesinator
Re: How do kids do it????

90% technique 10% muscle

its all in the technique
Forum: Soda Shoppe 03-13-2006, 02:16 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,366
Posted By the Jamesinator
Re: Who is your pipe major?

Bill Livingstone
Forum: Beer Tent Archive 12-28-2005, 02:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 794
Posted By the Jamesinator
Re: Favorite march, strathspey,reel,jig, and hornpipe

March- Major Manson's Fareweel to Clachantrushal
Strathspey- Cameronian Rant
Reel- John Morrison, Assynt House
Jig- John Patterson's Mare
Hornpipe- Upside down at Eden Court
Forum: Beer Tent Archive 12-27-2005, 04:39 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 711
Posted By the Jamesinator
Re: Does anyone play the pipes with Asthma?

I used to have athsma. I took my puffers for about 2 years before it finally went away. It didn't affect my piping a whole lot, it just affected me when i went running or bicycling for long distances
Forum: Pipe Bands 12-27-2005, 03:49 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 810
Posted By the Jamesinator
Re: help tuning a pipe band...

A couple things you may consider....If it is a new reed, the F and often times the C can be quite flat. Just shut the drones off and play for about 2 hours or so, by this time it should be better....
Forum: Pipe Bands 12-27-2005, 10:25 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 810
Posted By the Jamesinator
Re: help tuning a pipe band...

hi Demas,
yes you should play the same reeds to be in tune with eachother. You can play the band reed at home for personal practice, it's up to you, but the days you guys practice, make sure you...
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