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Forum: Music 06-19-2020, 06:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 722
Posted By Randy McIntosh
Re: Canadian "Provincial " Tunes

There is no way that Frere Jacques (it is a kids song) is the provincial tune, it is for sure Gens du pays, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gens_du_pays


Go into Old Montreal, in any of the bars...
Forum: Webmaster & Software 05-04-2020, 08:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 337
Posted By Randy McIntosh
Re: CelticPipes - resource online with songs Free / Paid

You can import bww files into Celtic pipes

There are lots of tunes out there is bww format, not so many in cep
Forum: Technique & Instrument 04-25-2020, 08:02 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,657
Posted By Randy McIntosh
Re: Ackland 480 Drone Reeds - Play Test, Comparison, & Review!

Has anyone tried them in a set of Naillís yet?
Forum: Technique & Instrument 03-05-2020, 06:16 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,240
Posted By Randy McIntosh
Re: Bagpipe/instrument stand

To much changing of temps and humidity outside of the case.
I keep my pipes in the closed and sealed case to control this also to protect them.

IMHO It is to easy for them to get knocked off a...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 03-05-2020, 06:13 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,041
Posted By Randy McIntosh
Re: Reed scraping question.

I would do not wet either.
I agree with classicbagpipes
Forum: Technique & Instrument 02-24-2020, 01:23 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 425
Posted By Randy McIntosh
Re: Pipe Bag Warranty

Ask Lee and Sons


info@leeandsonsbagpipes.com
https://leeandsonsbagpipes.com/
Forum: Beer Tent 01-07-2020, 06:26 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,636
Posted By Randy McIntosh
Re: Wedding dilema

I walked her down the isle and paid for a piper to play.
Forum: Technique & Instrument 11-26-2019, 01:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,596
Posted By Randy McIntosh
Re: When to use a Gauge to check the Strength a Chanter Reed

This already exists from Chris Apps


https://cdn.shopify.com/s/files/1/0919/6606/products/GaugeOnGreen_1024x1024.gif?v=1542897589
...
Forum: Beer Tent 09-18-2019, 05:47 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 15,762
Posted By Randy McIntosh
Re: Who makes this reed?

Have you looked at his profile? That would give you your answer to that question.
Forum: Beginners, Intermediate, + 08-19-2019, 07:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,221
Posted By Randy McIntosh
Re: Strike-ins, what a pain!

Have a look at Chris Hamilton's videos (https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLB6D6DFF053FBB00B) on strike in technique.
Forum: Beginners, Intermediate, + 07-11-2019, 10:35 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,844
Posted By Randy McIntosh
Re: Struggling with finger placement

Lots of pipe bands there, maybe approach one and they will give you lessons?

Do the google thing...lots of names come up

...
Forum: Beginners, Intermediate, + 07-10-2019, 11:26 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,844
Posted By Randy McIntosh
Re: Struggling with finger placement

Where about are you located?
The US is a big place....
Forum: Beginners, Intermediate, + 07-09-2019, 05:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,844
Posted By Randy McIntosh
Re: Struggling with finger placement

What kind of practice chanter do you have? You should have one with countersink holes.

That will allow you to feel the holes.
Forum: Beer Tent 03-25-2019, 10:12 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,574
Posted By Randy McIntosh
Re: Steel-heel shoe taps?

I've been marching with Blakey's in my heels since the late 70's without any issue. They save my heels of my shoes and back in the day the heels of my boots and they are saving my marching brogues....
Forum: Pipe Bands 02-13-2019, 01:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,769
Posted By Randy McIntosh
Re: Too much tape

taping is the opposite of enlarging

Taping = flattening
Enlarging = sharpening
Forum: Technique & Instrument 01-28-2019, 01:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 810
Posted By Randy McIntosh
Re: Squealing/Double-Toning Low A

How much tape is on the High G?
to much tape and it can make a noise going to Low A
Forum: Technique & Instrument 11-12-2018, 05:09 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,557
Posted By Randy McIntosh
Re: Favorite blowstick? And worth it to repair a blowstick?

You'll need to learn to take 30 seconds after playing to pass a swab through the blow stick to remove excess moisture. I am the only one in my band doing so.

I had mine crack on me when new. I...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 11-07-2018, 02:00 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,402
Posted By Randy McIntosh
Re: Drone tuning trouble

I have both the wired clip on and the wireless.

With the wired I have to use it with the 1/4 to 1/8 plug dongle (as the mic comes with the 1/4 plug) but which I can't use anymore without the...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 11-07-2018, 10:51 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,402
Posted By Randy McIntosh
Re: Drone tuning trouble

I use the Blair tuning app (http://www.blairtuners.com/BluetoothBagpipeClip/index.html) on my iPhone
Forum: Trading Post Archive 11-06-2018, 11:48 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 266
Posted By Randy McIntosh
FS: Kinnaird backback pipe case - $75

I have for sale a lightly used case.

You can see the spec's on Kinnaird's site. (https://www.kinnairdbagpipes.com/products/details/kinnaird-deluxe-bagpipe-case)

$75.00 + shipping OBO

...
Forum: Beginners, Intermediate, + 10-30-2018, 01:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,448
Posted By Randy McIntosh
Re: Bagpipe component names in French

Priceless!! :woot: :thumb: :willy:
Forum: Technique & Instrument 10-29-2018, 10:15 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,612
Posted By Randy McIntosh
Re: Backpack style pipe case

I just received mine and I concur that it appears to be well made.
And it is huge!!

Time will tell how it works for me. I as well don't do much air travel most by car or foot.

I don't carry...
Forum: Beginners, Intermediate, + 10-25-2018, 02:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,448
Posted By Randy McIntosh
Re: Bagpipe component names in French

Hey El Gaitero, you can't just plop a "le" in front of a word and bang it becomes French! lol

Thank you Glazenn for this.


Thank you Conrad84, that was the image I was looking for
Forum: Beginners, Intermediate, + 10-24-2018, 09:05 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,448
Posted By Randy McIntosh
Bagpipe component names in French

Does anyone have a list or picture of the bagpipe component names in French?

I have it in English but I have someone asking for it with the proper French words.
Forum: Technique & Instrument 10-23-2018, 10:32 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,612
Posted By Randy McIntosh
Re: Backpack style pipe case

Yes I did, the case is on it's way to me.
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