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Forum: Beer Tent 08-14-2019, 04:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 473
Posted By longwind
Re: A piper's eye

It does look like a bagpipe part, doesn't it? Love it!
Forum: Beer Tent 07-25-2019, 07:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 731
Posted By longwind
Re: Aluminum ring on Chanter?

She must know someone with a phone that can send a photo to your phone.
Forum: Do It Yourself (DIY) 02-13-2019, 05:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 390
Posted By longwind
Re: DIY bag

My guess is that you are using bellows to power them. 5200 caulking by 3M is a good option. Needs to cure long enough to get the smell to die down. Should be able to get it on line. Wouldn't us it...
Forum: Do It Yourself (DIY) 12-30-2018, 08:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 898
Posted By longwind
Re: Hard leather drone reed protector

You're always thinking and have the skill to make what you visualize. Great idea!
Forum: Beer Tent 11-01-2018, 07:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,180
Posted By longwind
Forum: Do It Yourself (DIY) 10-01-2018, 10:54 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,437
Posted By longwind
Re: I made my own pipe bag

That's a thing of beauty! I've made my own bag and know what's involved. Wow!!!
Forum: Beer Tent 08-25-2018, 06:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,466
Posted By longwind
Re: Tartan Paint - colours available?

It comes in paisley too.
Forum: Do It Yourself (DIY) 08-21-2018, 08:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,011
Posted By longwind
Re: Tanning sheep

I tanned a deer skin using the brain method. Got the instructions from one of the Foxfire books. There are just enough brains in a deer to tan one deer hide. Had to soak the hide some. Used a bone...
Forum: Beer Tent 08-14-2018, 03:36 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,135
Posted By longwind
Re: piping after a hernia operation

Glad to hear you're on the mends, Bob.
Forum: Music 08-05-2018, 07:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,269
Posted By longwind
Re: Tunes for Halloween..?

Great piper's tale, Bob!
Forum: Technique & Instrument 08-02-2018, 06:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,008
Posted By longwind
Re: Kinnaird drone reed O-ring broke

Home Depot carries something you can use. Cheap and quick! Used to be, 10 in a pack for under $2.00.
Forum: Music 07-31-2018, 12:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,269
Posted By longwind
Re: Tunes for Halloween..?

Devil in the kitchen
Forum: Beer Tent 07-08-2018, 07:43 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,576
Posted By longwind
Re: Pipers dilemma

Keep #3, no question!
Forum: Beer Tent 06-30-2018, 09:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,463
Posted By longwind
Re: Never Leave your pipes in the car in high summer.

Thanks, Twitchy Fingers! It never hurts to be reminded. It' getting hot, no matter where you live.
Forum: Uilleann, Northumbrian, Smallpipes + 06-26-2018, 12:01 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 237
Posted By longwind
Uilleann Pipers Near Sebastian Florida

Any Uilleann Pipers or Uilleann Piper Wanna-be's near Sebastian or Vero Beach Florida?
Forum: History, Tradition, Heritage 06-25-2018, 06:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 980
Posted By longwind
Re: Piper's Bonnet Case ideas?

You could get a little creative with it. Glue some fabric around it, maybe your tartan. Put your band logo on the top and bottom. Just keep it away from the bass drummer.
Forum: Technique & Instrument 06-25-2018, 05:27 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,806
Posted By longwind
Re: Value/Buying Advice for RG Hardie Pipes

Congratulations! Sounds like you got a good buy.
Forum: Beer Tent 06-23-2018, 11:50 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,799
Posted By longwind
Re: What is your favorite tune?

Here are some good ones;
My old Kentucky Home
Pibaireachd O Donald Dhu
Lochanside
John McMillan of Barra
The Shepherd's Crook
The Sheepwife
Mhairi Bhan Og
Maggie in the Woods
Forum: Technique & Instrument 06-22-2018, 06:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,806
Posted By longwind
Re: Value/Buying Advice for RG Hardie Pipes

When I first started learning in the early 70's everyone wanted Hardie drones with a Henderson chanter. I have a 1970's Hardie set with a Hardie chanter and a Henderson Both sound great with them....
Forum: Beer Tent 06-14-2018, 04:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 981
Posted By longwind
Re: The making of a painting of pipers:

Old for a bagpipe painting. Thanks for posting it.
Forum: Beer Tent 06-04-2018, 07:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 806
Posted By longwind
Forum: Uilleann, Northumbrian, Smallpipes + 06-03-2018, 07:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 727
Posted By longwind
Re: Leaky bellows valve

Please let us know how you get on.
Forum: Beer Tent 06-03-2018, 07:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,333
Posted By longwind
Re: Geez

Do it all the time. Nice if you're out of the wind! The set screw on the reed cap keeps it from rolling if I need to lay it down. Keeps the reed safe too.
Forum: History, Tradition, Heritage 06-02-2018, 04:00 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,034
Posted By longwind
Re: Army Issue?

I was in the 9th Infantry Division until Feb. 1970 and know of no pipe bands. Would have saved me from having to go to Scotland to learn the pipes after getting out.
Forum: Music 06-02-2018, 08:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,726
Posted By longwind
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