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Forum: Technique & Instrument 08-23-2016, 10:38 AM
Replies: 4
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Posted By D. Ruetten
Short fingers/ Colin Kyo

As one of the 'digitally disadvantaged', cursed with short fingers and a crooked pinkie, it has been a real challenge dealing with pipe chanters. I bought my pipes used and they came with a McCallum...
Forum: Do It Yourself (DIY) 01-14-2007, 05:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 390
Posted By D. Ruetten
Re: GHB chanter keying

Thanx a million!!

The keyblock system looks very doable, and would allow me to move the block around a bit before final assembly to make sure it works perfectly. As the chanter(poly) is very...
Forum: Do It Yourself (DIY) 01-14-2007, 10:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 390
Posted By D. Ruetten
GHB chanter keying

Hello All:
Due to a problem with my hands I am finding it increasingly difficult to reach the bottom tonehole, birls etc.

I may have to switch to a smallpipe in D or something, but...
Forum: Technique & Instrument Archive 04-12-2006, 08:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 382
Posted By D. Ruetten
Re: synthetic drones for P1 Dunbar

Which model/style of Wygent reeds? They seem to have several different ones.

Don
Forum: Technique & Instrument Archive 04-10-2006, 09:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 382
Posted By D. Ruetten
Re: synthetic drones for P1 Dunbar

I'm using a Souter cane reed in the chanter right now, though I'm in the process of trying different brands.

I looked at the selection of drone reeds at my local piping store and was stunned by...
Forum: Technique & Instrument Archive 04-09-2006, 09:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 382
Posted By D. Ruetten
synthetic drones for P1 Dunbar

I'm looking to make the jump to synthetic drone reeds on my Dunbar P1 pipes. Anyone find any significant difference between brands?

I'm not in a band, just play on my own, so there really isn't...
Forum: Do It Yourself (DIY) 02-20-2006, 09:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,124
Posted By D. Ruetten
Re: Plans/Blueprints for Scottish Smallpipes

Thanx everyone!

I joined the yahoo group, looks like where I need to be.

I made the Eric Reiswig pvc smallpipes, and they work, but I'm looking for something more traditional. I will check...
Forum: Do It Yourself (DIY) 02-19-2006, 08:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,124
Posted By D. Ruetten
Plans/Blueprints for Scottish Smallpipes

Anyone know if there are some readily available and where? I don't have access to any real ones to copy, just looks like a neat project.
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