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Forum: Beer Tent 09-05-2020, 12:46 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 10,844
Posted By Paul M Burke
Re: Phones in Scotland

Yep, I'd go with that.

Paul.
Forum: Beer Tent 04-01-2020, 12:28 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,804
Posted By Paul M Burke
Re: Playing in Surgical Gloves (?? :)

https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019/advice-for-public/when-and-how-to-use-masks


Paul.
Forum: Technique & Instrument 01-25-2020, 11:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 719
Posted By Paul M Burke
Re: Knowing when a hide bag is done

I think the fact that it is a goat skin may be the problem.
Ten to fifteen plus years for a cowhide, fiveish plus for a sheepskin but goat is really thin.
Not sure that any tonal "advantage" is...
Forum: Beer Tent 01-13-2020, 05:13 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,062
Posted By Paul M Burke
Re: World-renown Bagpiper coming to Scott Middle School...

I still can't read the article because of the sites failure to comply with GDPR.


Paul
Forum: Beer Tent 01-13-2020, 05:11 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,062
Posted By Paul M Burke
Re: World-renown Bagpiper coming to Scott Middle School...

Bob,

Very good, 😄.

Since the start of BrExit the UK and little Englanders have never been less relevant.


To keep it piping related a British piper will now need to apply for a...
Forum: Beer Tent 01-13-2020, 05:01 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,062
Posted By Paul M Burke
Forum: Beer Tent 01-12-2020, 03:38 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,062
Posted By Paul M Burke
Re: World-renown Bagpiper coming to Scott Middle School...

Victoria was Empress of India, I'm to lazy to look up her death date and successor, but I think 1948 was the end of the Brits in India, Mount batten being the last Viceroy. The current Queen came in...
Forum: Beer Tent 01-12-2020, 02:24 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,062
Posted By Paul M Burke
Re: World-renown Bagpiper coming to Scott Middle School...

Ireland is not in the commonwealth.

Paul.
Forum: Beer Tent 01-11-2020, 01:15 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,062
Posted By Paul M Burke
Re: World-renown Bagpiper coming to Scott Middle School...

Site is blocked as it does not comply with with relevant data protection laws.

Paul.
Forum: Beer Tent 01-10-2020, 12:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 838
Posted By Paul M Burke
Re: St. Patrick`s Day NYC

Thanks guys,


Bob I usually have spare reeds, ready to go about my person, is there the opportunity to swap reeds during the parade?


The Weather in Ireland can swing widely on St....
Forum: Beer Tent 01-05-2020, 04:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 838
Posted By Paul M Burke
St. Patrick's Day NYC

Plans are well in train for a trip to NYC, to play in the parade.


My usual setup is Cocobolo MacLellans on a hide bag and a moose trap. Kinnard reeds in the drones and Chesney reed in the...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 09-10-2019, 03:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 859
Posted By Paul M Burke
Re: Refurbishment advice

Are the pipes worth refurbishing?

What band are you with? Some very knowledgeable people in Leinster.


Paul
Forum: Beer Tent 09-01-2019, 07:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,134
Posted By Paul M Burke
Re: Rspba

That's true Calum ll but the one day you need the Motorway is the day when everyone turns up for your showpiece event, and you look like a bunch of amateurs in front of your biggest audience.

...
Forum: Music 08-24-2019, 01:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,362
Posted By Paul M Burke
Re: Inisheer

Thank you Calum.

Mr. G,
As Calum has clarified, one must own the copyright in order to post material here. All other scenarios are irrelevant in relation to this rule.

...
Forum: Music 08-23-2019, 11:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,362
Posted By Paul M Burke
Re: Inisheer

Regardless of the law in individual countries, rule 5 states,

5 ] - Posting of, or sharing material to which you do not own the copyright is not permitted

I think that is clear enough.

...
Forum: Uilleann, Northumbrian, Smallpipes + 07-23-2019, 01:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 433
Posted By Paul M Burke
Re: Walsh shuttle pipe bag cover

Your current cover will be a pattern. Or use some paper to make a pattern. Then you can use and material you like to make a cover. Someone handy with a sewing machine could knock one up in an hour or...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 07-06-2019, 05:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,505
Posted By Paul M Burke
Re: David Naill solo blackwood chanters - Any good?

Have a look at this thread.

http://forums.bobdunsire.com/forums/showthread.php?t=164833&highlight=Naill+chanter



Paul
Forum: Beer Tent 07-06-2019, 01:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 791
Posted By Paul M Burke
Re: Old Tunes, Suddenly There... Again!!

Jim Connell wrote the lyrics for, The Red Flag originally to this tune and did not like the tune O Tennenbaum, thinking it to like church music.


Paul.
Forum: Competition Results 06-23-2019, 11:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 738
Posted By Paul M Burke
Re: Pikes Peak Results?

I`m sure they were out of breath by the time they got to the top.:grin::grin::grin::grin:




Paul
Forum: Music 05-15-2019, 01:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 883
Posted By Paul M Burke
Re: SG3 Itchy Fingers

Thanks guys,


I haven't got a copy of SGIII so I did not know that there was a third or forth part in there.

Sometimes I wonder as I look around the circle and see pipers that have...
Forum: Music 05-11-2019, 07:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 883
Posted By Paul M Burke
SG3 Itchy Fingers

The PM has learned the SG3 version of IF, we have never played it as a band before. However several of us pipers play it outside band and we all play it the same.


The question is.

...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 02-22-2019, 02:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,372
Posted By Paul M Burke
Forum: Pipe Bands 02-12-2019, 11:37 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,884
Posted By Paul M Burke
Re: Too Much Tape

How high is your chanter pitching? If you have to flatten the whole top hand to get down to 480.

Carving the hole is usually done to the top of the hole so won't help with the amount of tape....
Forum: History, Tradition, Heritage 02-07-2019, 12:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,606
Posted By Paul M Burke
Re: The McCullough Bagpipe Tune Book

If I recall correctly, there were some versions of the McCullough tutor that had an open C in the tutor section. That is three fingers up and only the D finger down.


Paul.
Forum: Technique & Instrument 01-26-2019, 03:29 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,559
Posted By Paul M Burke
Re: Help Improving Band Tuning

I think the first thing you need is that the guys buy in to the fact that tuning is important and a little time spent on tuning is worth the effort.

Second be prepared that while you feel it...
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