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Forum: Technique & Instrument Today, 07:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 232
Posted By Pip01
Re: Value/Buying Advice for RG Hardie Pipes

Ah, NDLaw2009,

You... now seem to have stumbled... into a very good
set of circumstances!! :) (Lucky devil. :)

Bob's work was much respected... and much sought
after... by many of the...
Forum: History, Tradition, Heritage Yesterday, 10:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 248
Posted By Pip01
Re: Piper's Bonnet Case ideas?

el gaitero,

Not... per se... but as these containers do now
come in a wide variety of shapes and sizes...
and I have seen many that are wider and shorter
than the standard 5 gallon ones... it...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 06-23-2018, 06:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 250
Posted By Pip01
Re: Interesting eBay Auction

Hmmm... Now this... is a different deal...


What say we... about these photos?
Forum: History, Tradition, Heritage 06-23-2018, 06:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 248
Posted By Pip01
Re: Piper's Bonnet Case ideas?

Ah, majorvonhapen,

I haven't the foggiest as to whether any liquids come
in 5 gallon plastic buckets... in Ireland... but for any
feather bonnets... that is the best thing... over here.

They...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 06-22-2018, 09:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 434
Posted By Pip01
Re: Cow or Sheep?

Greetings to All,

If one elects... to go on the waltz-about
with... The Great Beast... it is soon found
that there are many... many... things to do...
as well as many... many... other...
Forum: Piobaireachd 06-20-2018, 08:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 588
Posted By Pip01
Re: And now for something completely different

Oooo... to my ear... quite taking... and
beautiful... indeed!! :)
Forum: Beer Tent 06-20-2018, 07:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 375
Posted By Pip01
Re: Thank you

Marcas,

In most... if not all of the U.S. states... that is quite
easily... and... in-expensively... done... :)

Call your local Secretary of State's office... and ask
for the protocols... and...
Forum: Beer Tent 06-20-2018, 07:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 377
Posted By Pip01
CoP still open?

Greetings to All,

Does anyone know if the College of Piping
building and/or offices are still open?

And... if so... any scheduled... "Last Day?"



(If closed... when was... that... "Last...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 06-19-2018, 07:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 264
Posted By Pip01
Re: need to identify this pc reed

I agree 100%. I've seen many of these and they are made in Pakistan. Never seen a name brand reed with this look.

That said, some can be very nice sounding and work well. Not most though.


...
Forum: History, Tradition, Heritage 06-15-2018, 10:53 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,496
Posted By Pip01
Re: World War I Tunes

Wrong war for Heights of Dargai, When The Battle is Over and Hector the Hero, all predate WW1.




Greetings to All... and as usual... Thank you... Adam... :)

And now... back to the original...
Forum: Music 06-12-2018, 06:41 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,487
Posted By Pip01
Re: Name for style of pipe music

Greetings to All,


The consideration(s) given in the above quote... and the
work that went into comprising them... and the clarity with
which they are expressed... (and... thank you!... Callum...
Forum: Beer Tent 06-10-2018, 06:52 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,526
Posted By Pip01
Re: What is your favorite tune?

Weel... If 'tis after a hot summer's day parade... then
'tis the same as the cobbler gave his wife... The Last...
Forum: Beginners, Intermediate, + 06-03-2018, 11:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 266
Posted By Pip01
Re: Fingers moving out of position (foul noise)

Greetings, dtstewart, and to All,

As many have both seen and experienced...
keeping one's hands... and especially the
lower one... exactly perpendicular... to the
chanter... (Ah, the Old Pipe...
Forum: Beginners, Intermediate, + 06-03-2018, 10:40 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,494
Posted By Pip01
Re: Your Experience with Acetyl (Plastic) Highland Bagpipes

Greetings to All,

For those of us not holding an engineering degree... is
it possible for someone out here to offer a brief... cogent...
explanation of the difference(s)... if any... between...
Forum: Beer Tent 06-02-2018, 07:21 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,321
Posted By Pip01
Re: Tired of the same old tunes at massed bands

Greetings to All,

I find myself in complete agreement... as this greatly reduces
standing around time in the hot sun (or the rain :) ... and then
perhaps leaves a bit more energy... for the...
Forum: Adult Pipers 05-31-2018, 08:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,521
Posted By Pip01
Re: Old Dogs... New Tricks?

Ah... Tim... and All,

Piping... is piping... be it small... or elbow... or reel... :)

Just let the music come... and from what ever source...
may best fit... your hand... and Time...
...
Forum: History, Tradition, Heritage 05-31-2018, 08:28 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,486
Posted By Pip01
Re: Army Issue?

Greetings to All,

I was told by the nice folk in the CoP that my
1916 Lawries were the standard... plain...
costing 5 Pounds... civilian and military pipes...
for that era.

They are...
Forum: Beer Tent 05-31-2018, 08:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 792
Posted By Pip01
Re: Geez

One is tempted to say; "Well, we've all done it."... but
perhaps there are some ...who have not.


But... I would be willing to happily wager... that there
are hundreds... and hundreds... who...
Forum: Beginners, Intermediate, + 05-29-2018, 01:23 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,494
Posted By Pip01
Re: Your Experience With Acetyl (Plastic) Highland Bagpipes.

I've a friend for whom I helped secure a used set
of Dunbar synthie pipes... that were of some years
back then... and this is some 5 or 6 years ago...

They were grand then... and are equally...
Forum: Adult Pipers 05-29-2018, 12:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,521
Posted By Pip01
Re: Old Dogs... New Tricks?

Greetings, CalumII, and to All,

Many thanks for the tip... and yes... muscle mass... along
with the marbles :)... do become... on the wane... after a
while... but in regard to muscle mass... all...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 05-28-2018, 11:58 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,481
Posted By Pip01
Re: Best drone reed?

Greetings to Anndrah, and to All,

Having fiddled about with the synthie drone reeds since
they have come to be... and grateful for them!! :) ... I have
settled in... and most happily... with...
Forum: Beer Tent 05-27-2018, 12:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,030
Posted By Pip01
Re: when to say farewell....

Greetings, Tom1136, and to All,

A few weeks past... and at Andrew's behest (prodding? :) ...
in our Adult Pipers section (though I am never quite sure
about the accuracy of the term "adult"...
Forum: Adult Pipers 05-25-2018, 06:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,521
Posted By Pip01
Re: Old Dogs... New Tricks?

Greetings to All,

Born under the reign of George the VI... and well
before our "Atomic Age"... and having both Maritime
and Military histories... along with some later Securite'
assignments...
Forum: Beer Tent 05-24-2018, 06:01 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,321
Posted By Pip01
Re: Tired of the same old tunes at massed bands

Greetings to Phil, and to All,

A "fun thought"... indeed!!

But it would take much more... than any given hour!! :)

Sometime back... a Games setting in the U.S. Midwest...
and a pleasant...
Forum: History, Tradition, Heritage 05-23-2018, 07:22 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,512
Posted By Pip01
Re: Repro horseshair sporrrans (Pakistan); worth it or not?

... And... there is no guarantee... that any horse...
was even... or ever... involved!! :)


(A rather large poke to fit a horse... but they got 'em!! :)
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