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Forum: Beer Tent 03-11-2019, 02:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 902
Posted By EyeC
Re: What's your least favorite type of gig?

"I selected parades, only because as a solo piper, I don't do many. My least favorite would be any where the majority of the audience are drunk. That can get uncomfortable rather quickly."
Forum: Beginners, Intermediate, + 02-17-2019, 04:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 400
Posted By EyeC
Re: Practice pipes

I put Abbott reeds in the drones and chanter of my Kitchen pipes, and am happy with the sound. Abbott is one of the loudest PC reeds. I believe the Kitchens are similar to the Practice Pipes.
Forum: Beginners, Intermediate, + 02-14-2019, 12:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 994
Posted By EyeC
The BlowHard

Has anyone tried using this apparatus? I know that old fashioned practice is the best way to build back stamina after a few year layoff from the pipes, but I'm wondering if this would be useful as...
Forum: Beer Tent 02-09-2019, 05:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 865
Posted By EyeC
Re: For the piper who has everything - a Chair!

Not gonna lie...if that was in the States, I'd be tempted to buy it.
Forum: Beer Tent 12-06-2018, 12:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,245
Posted By EyeC
Check out these bagpipes

They'd certainly be durable

Forum: Beer Tent 11-14-2018, 12:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 456
Posted By EyeC
Re: ID on Practice Chanter?

Thanks, all. The white mouthpiece was a definite "tell" (to use a poker term), but I wanted to make sure.
Forum: Beer Tent 11-14-2018, 08:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 456
Posted By EyeC
ID on Practice Chanter?

My gut is telling me Pakistani, but I'm not sure...the engraving is throwing me off.

Forum: Competing Pipers 09-12-2018, 07:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 664
Posted By EyeC
1 4-parted vs 2-2parted marches

I am just getting my feet wet as a solo competitor (I did Grade 5 this year). In Grade 4 EUSPBA, the rules call for either one 4-parted, or two 2-parted marches (2/4, 6/8).

While both are allowed,...
Forum: Beer Tent 07-19-2018, 01:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 667
Posted By EyeC
Are these McCallum??

The ring caps look similar to McCallum...check out this deal from Goodwill.

Forum: Beer Tent 06-08-2018, 07:59 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,284
Posted By EyeC
Re: What is your favorite tune?

Hmmm....can't do just one...here's a short list that comes to mind at this moment:

Battle of the Somme
Cameronian Rant
The Sash My Father Wore
Caber Feidh
Lament For the Viscount of...
Forum: Beginners, Intermediate, + 05-22-2018, 10:09 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,104
Posted By EyeC
Re: Thoughts and experiences on-line lessons

It's all about the technology...Skype works great but you need to make sure you have a quality webcam.
Forum: Beer Tent 05-04-2018, 08:47 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,056
Posted By EyeC
Re: Where can I get an economically priced kilt?


I bought my family tartan kilt from them...they have everything from poly and upward. Great company.
Forum: Beer Tent 04-25-2018, 01:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,470
Posted By EyeC
Re: The Barbarrick Music Bagpipe Mute

I ended up selling mine. I bought it when my daughters were younger. It definitely cut down the decibels on the chanter, but since noise reduction was my main goal, I had to cork my drones. That was...
Forum: Piobaireachd 04-25-2018, 01:17 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 412
Posted By EyeC
Learning Update

I was one of the lucky people to get an advance copy of John Cairns book, Bagpipe Instructional Tutor for Piobaireachd. I've played light music on and off for a bit, but am totally new to...
Forum: History, Tradition, Heritage 03-29-2018, 01:42 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 9,700
Posted By EyeC
Re: Donegal Pipers, New York City

I can't agree with Chris C. enough...this thread was a fascinating read. Very interesting.

For those who are Apple Music streaming subscribers, both of the Donegal albums put out by Neil Duddy...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 03-27-2018, 08:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 857
Posted By EyeC
Re: Pipe chanter reed with low volume

I've been to funerals where shuttle pipes or smallpipes were substituted for the GHB. It worked well.
Forum: Piobaireachd 03-22-2018, 12:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,293
Posted By EyeC
Re: Best Book for Piobaireachd Intro?

Wow, I certainly appreciate the offer. I just sent you a private message with my contact info.
Forum: History, Tradition, Heritage 03-19-2018, 08:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,106
Posted By EyeC
Re: The Highland Bagpipe

If you have a Kindle, the $2.99 price makes it a no brainer. I've found this book to be quite informative as well...it is available at my local library, so I was able to read it for free:
Forum: Webmaster & Software 03-16-2018, 12:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,406
Posted By EyeC
Re: Recording app

I've gotten good results using the voice memo option on both my iPad and iPhone.
Forum: Piobaireachd 03-14-2018, 12:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,293
Posted By EyeC
Re: Best Book for Piobaireachd Intro?

Thanks, all! I truly appreciate the feedback. I've decided to fire up the old webcam, and seek out an instructor who can provide lessons via Skype.
Forum: Music Groups 03-13-2018, 01:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,875
Posted By EyeC
Re: Your favorite Celtic rock/pop band?

For a festival-sized act, you can't beat Glengarry Bhoys. If you haven't heard of them, check them out.
Forum: Music 03-09-2018, 01:55 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,142
Posted By EyeC
Re: Great 6/8 competition tunes

Muckin of Geordie's Byre
The Bugle Horn
P/M Donald Maclean of Lewis
Forum: Piobaireachd 03-09-2018, 01:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,293
Posted By EyeC
Best Book for Piobaireachd Intro?

From experience, is there a "best" intro book for learning the basics of Piobaireachd? I know Archie Cairns' book, and the CoP Book 4 (Yellow) are readily available.

My ultimate goal is to find...
Forum: Beer Tent 03-08-2018, 02:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 810
Posted By EyeC
Re: Skype Bagpipe teachers

Neil Clark
www.greatglenpiping.com (http://www.greatglenpiping.com)

Great teacher and very reasonable prices
Forum: Beer Tent 03-06-2018, 12:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 946
Posted By EyeC
Re: Credit Card Payments

The Square is well worth it...I've had zero issues in the year+ I've used it.
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