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Forum: Beer Tent Yesterday, 07:33 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 154
Posted By el gaitero
Re: Dolittle Piping?

Sure...probably at least as well as the vid of Glenn Campbell playing Amazing Grace ...
Forum: Music 01-12-2020, 11:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 479
Posted By el gaitero
Re: Roddy MacLeod's warmup tune

That means I've seen it. It also means that I can't remember having seen it![/QUOTE]

Steady,....Steady,.,..... it starts to happen to all of us..:sleepy:
Forum: Beer Tent 01-09-2020, 05:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 477
Posted By el gaitero
Re: St. Patrick`s Day NYC

...and wear a Sporran large enough to carry 4-5 of the layers after the parade while pub hopping....
Forum: Beer Tent 01-07-2020, 08:09 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,564
Posted By el gaitero
Re: Predictions for the Next Decade

Trews will replace kilts....
Forum: Beer Tent 01-07-2020, 09:58 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 992
Posted By el gaitero
Re: Wedding dilema

...non Piper daughter here of the PM ( a 20 year piper) is getting married in a few months...wants to have the ceremony in any part of the state where there are no bagpipes...
Forum: Beer Tent 01-07-2020, 08:06 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 992
Posted By el gaitero
Re: Wedding dilema

When the time comes...better ask what your daughter wants.....
Forum: Technique & Instrument 01-06-2020, 08:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,101
Posted By el gaitero
Re: Unique Pipes

Actually here ( I forgot) the games might hold a straight MSR contest for the professional level Pipers. You can find the EUSPBA RULES on line ...the rules I looked at only stretched into playing...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 01-06-2020, 03:57 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,101
Posted By el gaitero
Re: Unique Pipes

In the states the S/R is a separate event from the M..so tuning between them would be ok....also,.. IIRC each event ( euspba rules) is to be adjudicated at a different venue in the compete area and...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 01-06-2020, 02:21 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,101
Posted By el gaitero
Re: Unique Pipes

Probably serious vintage given the tuning height of the bsss drone...indicating old(er) pipes with a bass tone much flatter then these days.
The outside tenor top top Bush appears to have been...
Forum: Beer Tent 01-06-2020, 08:25 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,564
Posted By el gaitero
Re: Predictions for the Next Decade

.... to see how long drumheads will chase the pitch?
Forum: Music 01-06-2020, 06:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 227
Posted By el gaitero
Forum: Technique & Instrument 01-06-2020, 06:00 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,123
Posted By el gaitero
Re: MG White Mambas Drone Reeds

Just a general note once again to crow about these White Mamba reeds I have been playing them for ca ~2 yrs. in my McCallum pipes. ...they are bold,steady,..most always still locked in like the...
Forum: Beer Tent 01-05-2020, 03:30 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,564
Posted By el gaitero
Re: Predictions for the Next Decade

...haha....and here I though some competitions were already judged by dogs....:doh:
Forum: Beer Tent 01-05-2020, 07:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 477
Posted By el gaitero
Re: St. Patrick`s Day NYC

..a set of acetyl pipes.....2 sets of reeds...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 01-04-2020, 07:57 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 8,218
Posted By el gaitero
Re: Canmore Hybrid bags

Yep...my 1st green Canmore ca 1993 failed at the bass grommet also...after about 4 yrs.

Several bags later now....I ....2 yrs ago.... installed a new Canmore hybrid. It is absolutely fantastic...
Forum: Beer Tent 01-04-2020, 12:25 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,551
Posted By el gaitero
Re: PM on the rampage!

EM = 28-30.....the breakfast of champions.
The chap may be a gonif but Id want him to be able to play.
Forum: Beer Tent 01-04-2020, 10:23 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,551
Posted By el gaitero
Re: PM on the rampage!

He sits it out...until manning up to an easy-medium reed.and liking it.
Forum: Beer Tent 01-02-2020, 04:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 309
Posted By el gaitero
Re: Dirk restoration

If its just gluing the silver cap back onto the leather shear...use a 2 part epoxy. Its what most any repair place would do. ( ...definitely not super glue)

You didnt mention the scope of other...
Forum: Beer Tent 01-01-2020, 09:48 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,564
Posted By el gaitero
Re: Predictions for the Next Decade

...wish theyd bring back White or off White hose... I have a bin full....
Forum: Technique & Instrument 12-31-2019, 03:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 630
Posted By el gaitero
Re: Drone Reed Assistance

:thumb:

...but if it wasnt clear...the MG screw-in extenders in regular ez reeds will them act like long ezs .... all set up as you like to play ( seated depth,tongue length, efficiency,etc)...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 12-30-2019, 08:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 352
Posted By el gaitero
Re: Eezeedrone reeds

Check out their website for a helpful ‘how to set up’ the EZ reeds...

I’d start with the pitch screws half way in,..reeds identically seated ~1/8” out.
Ensure the bridles are absolutely...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 12-30-2019, 09:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 577
Posted By el gaitero
Re: Tuning

Assuming it's a current day make it's good to know the maker's design spec of the chanter you are setting up. No sense trying to chase 475 if the chanter design is mid or higher 480's.
Forum: Beer Tent 12-28-2019, 08:34 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,368
Posted By el gaitero
Re: Bagpipes in a silent decline?

I contend the shrinking world has an increased density of Pipers than pre-internet days...and a likely plethora of incremental drummers.
Forum: Technique & Instrument 12-27-2019, 08:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 630
Posted By el gaitero
Re: Drone Reed Assistance

Insofar as you already have McC pipes you might try a set of the MG drone top extenders. Or a set of the MG screw -in extenders that fit into the end of the drones reeds within the stock . - OR- try...
Forum: Beer Tent 12-27-2019, 07:25 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,551
Posted By el gaitero
Re: PM on the rampage!

Albeit too late.

I take offenders aside throughout the year and polish their starts and stops. 4-5,7, 10,12 times in a row until theyve got it solid..or at least 9/10... to then continue...
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