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Forum: Beer Tent 09-18-2019, 04:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 628
Posted By DNorwood
Re: Paid not to play!

Demographically, you're in the right place.

:-)
Forum: Beer Tent 09-04-2019, 04:52 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 7,322
Posted By DNorwood
Re: Who makes this reed?

I'd like to try one as well. (Harley - knock, knock) <grin>

I tried the McLaren and even after reading a popular piper blog, found that I was not totally unsatisfied with the tone of the reed. ...
Forum: Beer Tent 08-22-2019, 07:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 808
Posted By DNorwood
Re: Maverick Practice Chanters

Would you consider the ES Session Chanter (ESSC)? It can play in A, Bb, and now C and has all the properties you enjoy in the SSP chanter but with additional functionality.
Forum: Beer Tent 08-19-2019, 10:28 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,354
Posted By DNorwood
Re: Scottish Power - aluminium foil?

Wonder which bag-cover maker will be the first to incorporate Mylar into their covers? :woot:
Forum: Technique & Instrument 08-14-2019, 04:03 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,301
Posted By DNorwood
Re: Anyone know these pipes, wood? Maker?

Perhaps you are too close to the subject and your skin is not as thick as you think.

From my perspective, and after reading all the comments, I see people being completely honest. Perhaps you...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 08-13-2019, 10:16 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,334
Posted By DNorwood
Re: Chanter reeds, what makes good, what makes bad?

:doh:


No doubt, they are all the best!
Forum: Beer Tent 08-13-2019, 04:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 859
Posted By DNorwood
Re: World's Livestream for Friday

If you don't find that and need something else to do,
I hear that PBS is running their entire series on watching paint dry while Reiki music plays in the background. :woot:
Forum: Technique & Instrument 08-13-2019, 04:33 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,334
Posted By DNorwood
Re: Chanter reeds, what makes good, what makes bad?

Spent $1200 to get $36.00 in 'quality' reeds. whew. Sure, there's some variability on the quality of an organic product.... but wow.
And yet, we have entire bands who produce an amazing sound...
Forum: Beer Tent 08-05-2019, 05:06 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 7,322
Posted By DNorwood
Re: Who makes this reed?

And yet it seems he proceeded to render judgment on this debate by wielding a large hammer.

Keep doing what ya do. No doubt it will be a tough road. Unfortunately, much like Mark Wygent, you...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 07-26-2019, 05:24 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 14,046
Posted By DNorwood
Re: New set by Pierre Blanchet

My goodness - that was beautiful!!


Thank you for the soundfiles and this thread.
Forum: Beer Tent 07-17-2019, 10:55 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,165
Posted By DNorwood
Re: Pierced Pipers?

Darn! I guess I can't wear my utilikilt and combat boots?
Forum: Beer Tent 07-16-2019, 05:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,030
Posted By DNorwood
Re: Kilt Sizing

Agreed. Thank you for taking the time to explain.
I am wiser.
Forum: Beer Tent 07-14-2019, 08:30 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,030
Posted By DNorwood
Re: Kilt Sizing

I've several kilts and this method is spot on.

However, I was recently speaking with kilt maker and he never heard of this method.

Should I be concerned? (we are discussing a kilt sold...
Forum: Beer Tent 07-12-2019, 07:00 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,030
Posted By DNorwood
Re: Kilt Sizing

And - with more and more people "serial kilting", there is a ready market for used kilts!!

Jes saying....
:blush:
Forum: Beer Tent 07-08-2019, 07:26 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 7,322
Posted By DNorwood
Re: Who makes this reed?

https://memegenerator.net/img/instances/66637237/this-is-getting-good.jpg
Forum: Beer Tent 06-13-2019, 04:56 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,490
Posted By DNorwood
Re: The end of the world as we know it...really?

Perhaps there is room for you to adjust your thinking.
Not everyone wants to compete. Is it not possible for them to fill a gap and provide the service and/or entertainment value without living...
Forum: Beer Tent 05-31-2019, 05:25 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,690
Posted By DNorwood
Re: Taps on pipes?

This is correct. The excuse of "not enough buglers" is due to laziness and a real disconnect between the honor of rendering the service versus the marketing of "military honors".

Not sure how it...
Forum: Beer Tent 05-28-2019, 12:52 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,690
Posted By DNorwood
Re: Taps on pipes?

As has AG been slaughtered on bagpipes.


I'd rather TAPS be played on a trumpet / bugle as it works. However, if the "Honor Guard" team has one of those disgusting "digital bugles", then by...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 05-22-2019, 05:02 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,819
Posted By DNorwood
Re: Drone Stability/Consistency

Good Sir,
Noticing all the advice you provide, I am wondering the same of you.
At what Grade Level do you currently compete in both band and solo?

Thank you for your contributions and...
Forum: Beer Tent 05-08-2019, 11:36 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 7,322
Posted By DNorwood
Re: Who makes this reed?

With the 'reported' lack of quality of several plastic reeds on the market and the absence of a fulfillment from another big name in the synthetic reed market, perhaps several folks making inquiry...
Forum: Music 05-07-2019, 12:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 959
Posted By DNorwood
Re: 4 parted 4/4 march

Not sure exactly how to interpret "people mover" but I like
Bonnie Woods of Stirkoke
Forum: Beer Tent 05-06-2019, 10:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,144
Posted By DNorwood
Re: Bagpipe Repairs CITES

:shrug:

What did Atherton say?
Forum: Beer Tent 05-06-2019, 08:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 841
Posted By DNorwood
Re: So many good pipes in the TP right now

Wow! Some of those are priced really well. :woot:
Forum: Technique & Instrument 05-01-2019, 10:16 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,198
Posted By DNorwood
Re: GDED gracenote timing in Donald MacLeod's reel: Roderick MacDonald

From all indications and as referenced in other threads, it seems your interpretations are as good and valid as any other.
Acknowledging of course, you've quite the skill.

So play on good...
Forum: Beer Tent 04-29-2019, 08:42 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,921
Posted By DNorwood
Re: Learning Tunes By Ear

A beautiful discussion.


Make sure y'all remember it next time you are about to criticize a piper's video or soundtrack because......

The piper may have actually taken the wonderful step to...
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