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Forum: Teacher's Lounge 02-14-2020, 02:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 458
Posted By Pip01
Re: How do you know that you ready to teach?

Greetings to All,

I have never put myself forward (and never shall) as
a piping instructor... but there have been a few times...
when someone has come up and asked me... to show
them... how...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 02-11-2020, 08:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 472
Posted By Pip01
Re: Rubber tubing for mouthpiece

Let me put in a quick shout for The Reed Wrangler.

Many find that it helps to extend their playing time.

Quite inexpensive at about $15 or so USD.

Web site: ReedWrangler.net.

More than...
Forum: Teacher's Lounge 02-11-2020, 08:23 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,422
Posted By Pip01
Re: Leaving out the gracenotes?

Greetings to All,

Hmmm.... (and sigh...)

Having now again read this Thread... and with its
large gap of Time... between... the contributions...
in this Holy Ground... and its minefield of...
Forum: Do It Yourself (DIY) 02-11-2020, 04:38 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 15,341
Posted By Pip01
Re: Cleaning up old pipes?

Indeed!! :)

And as with 1st Class military uniforms... and the smaller
stripes down on the arm... called "hash marks"... that tell of
Time... and Special Service... they are to be greatly...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 02-11-2020, 11:35 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,300
Posted By Pip01
Re: Poly pipes.... Opinions

Greetings to All,

Just again bumping into this Thread... and as I
have posted on our Forum several times before...

Whether it is for...

Initial new sales... Customer Service... assessment...
Forum: Beer Tent 02-11-2020, 11:08 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,526
Posted By Pip01
Re: Aurora "Scotch Lad" plastic assembly model

Ah, Dave,

Damned fine work!!, and thank you for the showing!!

And... as all of this took a very painstaking... and loong
time... it quite obviously served to keep you... well out...
of any...
Forum: Beer Tent 02-11-2020, 10:30 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,983
Posted By Pip01
Re: How many sets do you own?

Greetings to All,

Ostensibly... I have but the two... a 1908 Cocus
and Ivory... with an early 50s ABW chanter by
Bob Hardie... and 1916 ABW Lawrie, and German
Silver, with an ABW 1916...
Forum: Beer Tent 02-04-2020, 03:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 531
Posted By Pip01
Re: What can we do about fires in Australia?

Greetings to All,

Having now had a bit of chat with some of the
lads from Way Down Under... I now have some
information on some of their views... about some
of the better avenues of...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 01-31-2020, 05:45 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,300
Posted By Pip01
Re: Poly pipes.... Opinions

Greetings to All,

My first... and forever main set... is an old 1916
Lawrie ABW "military style"... that went through
both World Wars.

And, having made it through all of that... I am...
Forum: Beer Tent 01-27-2020, 05:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 335
Posted By Pip01
Re: Bagad Men Ta Han-Rohan

Lovely... Grand!!... Stirring Music!!

I have always loved my time in Brittany. :)

Many thanks for the vids!! :)
Forum: Technique & Instrument 01-26-2020, 09:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 610
Posted By Pip01
Re: Help confirming Ebay bagpipes "find"

DapperDan,


Throw a few copper pennies into the bag... and that
will handily take care of any microbial beasties for
which you may have any concern. (I know it's Old
School... but that's...
Forum: Beer Tent 01-26-2020, 09:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,053
Posted By Pip01
Re: Archy J, India’s 1st Pro Female Bagpiper

Kindly Note: The Spacings In David's Quote Are My Own.
Forum: Technique & Instrument 01-26-2020, 05:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 610
Posted By Pip01
Re: Help confirming Ebay bagpipes "find"

DapperDan,

Well... the camera is moving about a bit... so part of this... if
not all... is mainly guesswork. :)

There are no rolled ferrules... which are indicative of Lawries...
but those...
Forum: Teacher's Lounge 01-25-2020, 09:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 627
Posted By Pip01
Re: Shakespeare pipe lesson

Pray tell... which play... and... wherein... ?? :)
Forum: History, Tradition, Heritage 01-23-2020, 06:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 756
Posted By Pip01
Re: Bag on 1970 Lawrie pipes?

Well... and if I remember correctly... on the old
AirTight tin... (Yes! Tin! :) ... it said something
along the lines of...

Guaranteed to Repair Any Bag Not Actually Burst

Perhaps... just a...
Forum: Do It Yourself (DIY) 01-23-2020, 06:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 689
Posted By Pip01
Re: Loose chrome mount.

Greetings, 93STPD,


Not knowing the material from which your
pipes are made... ABW... poly... etc... on
my old ABW Lawries... with their metal
ferrules... this is what has always worked......
Forum: History, Tradition, Heritage 01-21-2020, 02:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 451
Posted By Pip01
Re: Pipers in The Royal Tank Corps

Greetings, Adam, CallumII, aboode & Dave,

Many!!... many thanks!!

Always a good thing... to get th' bleedin name right!! :)

And it shall now be much the easier... to run the correct...
Forum: History, Tradition, Heritage 01-19-2020, 06:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 451
Posted By Pip01
Pipers in The Royal Tank Corps

Greetings to All,


I recently saw some historical footage of The
Royal Tank Corps... and in which pipers were
playing for some of their regimental festivities.

One of the tunes was "The...
Forum: Beer Tent 01-17-2020, 08:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 531
Posted By Pip01
What can we do about fires in Australia?

Greetings to All,

This is probably best aimed at our Moderators... or
to any else... who may know how best to proceed.

The question is... have we, on the Forum... anything
afoot... to help...
Forum: Music 01-14-2020, 09:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 502
Posted By Pip01
Re: Did "Scotland the Brave" originate with "O'Donnell Abu"?

Sean,

That title information (Bonnie Lass) came to me many
(many) years ago... and from a native Irishman... and
an older fellow... who was the band manager for one
of the older... if not...
Forum: Music 01-14-2020, 09:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 502
Posted By Pip01
Re: Did "Scotland the Brave" originate with "O'Donnell Abu"?

Hmm... And without wishing to further muddy or
murky-up these already Guinness-filled waters... :)
when StB is played in Eireann... it is often known
as... Bonnie Lass... :)
Forum: Beer Tent 01-13-2020, 08:36 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,511
Posted By Pip01
Re: I hate my bagpipes

While I have long known... that having a torch/flashlight
in the dark interior of 1944 New Guinea... would place
one among the then locals... as having an automatic
place... and high... among...
Forum: Beer Tent 01-11-2020, 03:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 367
Posted By Pip01
Re: I don't believe these are what they think they are...

Hmm...

The imagination... of Human Kind...
is truly... a wondrous thing!! :)

And I think you are right... They most
probably... ain't got th' foggiest!! :)
Forum: Beer Tent 01-10-2020, 01:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 320
Posted By Pip01
International Piping Event: 75th V E Day

Greetings to All,

As... in all probability... more people wander
(stumble? :) into The Beer Tent... than wish
to have things "announced" to them... and
with our Moderator's forbearance... I...
Forum: Beer Tent 01-10-2020, 12:44 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,878
Posted By Pip01
Re: I LOVE my bagpipes

A wonderful vid!! :)

Many thanks!!
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