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Forum: Technique & Instrument Yesterday, 05:47 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,557
Posted By Andrew Lenz
Re: Bagpipe prices c1950

Jealous... :)

Andrew
Forum: Beer Tent 09-24-2020, 02:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 408
Posted By Andrew Lenz
Re: Wrong-footed

If anyone wishes to reference Heatherbelle's 2016 discussion, it's here:
http://forums.bobdunsire.com/forums/showthread.php?t=162113

Andrew
Forum: Beginners, Intermediate, + 09-23-2020, 05:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 409
Posted By Andrew Lenz
Re: The Most Basic Beginner Topic: The Scale

Beware using the words "poor" or "incorrect"—though they will apply to fingerings that yield a truly poor sounding note.

Some of us play the "piobaireachd" High-A (F finger down) as a matter of...
Forum: Beer Tent 09-23-2020, 12:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 463
Posted By Andrew Lenz
Re: Do you swab your drones? (Poll)

"Swap" autocorrect fixed in subject line to "swab"! :lol:

Andrew
Forum: Beer Tent 09-23-2020, 10:48 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 463
Posted By Andrew Lenz
Do you swab your drones? (Poll)

A quick poll on swabbing out drones.
Forum: Forum Related 09-22-2020, 01:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 217
Posted By Andrew Lenz
Re: Account name change

What would you like your account name changed to?

There's been a moderator discussion about your account after you messaged a moderator but you didn't say what you wanted as the new account name....
Forum: Technique & Instrument 09-19-2020, 06:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 294
Posted By Andrew Lenz
Re: Hemping stock joints

Weird.

Your pipe maker is correct. The end of a joint (the open end of a cylinder) is the most likely place to crush under pressure. The strongest part is the opposite end where the stock insert...
Forum: Beer Tent 09-19-2020, 11:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 423
Posted By Andrew Lenz
Re: GoFundMe for piper (instrumental in bagpipejourney.com)

I just added a note to my original first post in this thread. Had there been no Jay Salter, the beneficiary of this GoFundMe, I would have never created bagpipejourney.com—which based on comments...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 09-18-2020, 02:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 405
Posted By Andrew Lenz
Re: Drone Bore Mop

This may help:
http://www.bagpipejourney.com/articles/bore-measurements-bagpipes.shtml

Andrew
Forum: Beer Tent 09-16-2020, 02:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 422
Posted By Andrew Lenz
Re: Proper subforum in which to introduce myself?

*amused scoffing noises*

Andrew :lol:
Forum: Beer Tent 09-15-2020, 06:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,458
Posted By Andrew Lenz
Re: Voice recognition.......

And I doubt anyone would be in any better position to argue that point with you! :lol:

"Jamba Juice, John Burgess . . . you know, same thing. Both always look delightful and are easy to digest."...
Forum: Beer Tent 09-14-2020, 09:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 423
Posted By Andrew Lenz
Re: GoFundMe for piper

Poop. Link fixed!

Andrew
Forum: Beer Tent 09-14-2020, 10:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 422
Posted By Andrew Lenz
Re: Proper subforum in which to introduce myself?

Most people know better than to mess with Ken! :lol:

Welcome, JV! Been piping long?

** SLIGHTLY LATER NOTE: I see you started a different thread here:...
Forum: Beer Tent 09-13-2020, 08:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 423
Posted By Andrew Lenz
GoFundMe for piper (instrumental in bagpipejourney.com)

My long-time piping instructor, Jay Salter, lost a great deal in the massive Northern California fire that has burned for almost a month now and has devastated over 130 square miles and leveled over...
Forum: Piobaireachd 09-11-2020, 06:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 176
Posted By Andrew Lenz
Re: What's this tune?

"Lament for the Slow Sight-Reader."

(Though it's relatively easy with no grace notes!)

:)
Andrew
Forum: Webmaster & Software 09-11-2020, 06:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 290
Posted By Andrew Lenz
Re: Celticpipes PDF, cutting off right margin

I don't use CelticPipes, but under the File menu, is there a Page Setup option? If so, there should be some options there for setting the page size.

Alternatively, you could contact the...
Forum: Webmaster & Software 09-10-2020, 12:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 290
Posted By Andrew Lenz
Re: Celticpipes PDF, cutting off right margin

Are you using the Mac OS print to PDF option or using a PDF feature native to CelticPipes?

Andrew
Forum: History, Tradition, Heritage 09-05-2020, 01:39 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,665
Posted By Andrew Lenz
Re: Who invented the bagpipes?

Thank you, Keith. Fascinating stuff. I've always appreciated Barnaby's work. (And yours, of course!)

Andrew
Forum: Pipe Bands 09-05-2020, 11:26 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 319
Posted By Andrew Lenz
Re: Passing of side drummer Terence Wong (California)

Sorry for the loss of your friend, Gary. 43 is way too young.

Andrew
Forum: Beer Tent 09-05-2020, 11:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 556
Posted By Andrew Lenz
Re: Retired Pipes

A few ideas:

- Keep it as a "loaner" set to help out beginners who come and want to try out bagpipes with the band. Eventually, they'd move to their own set and the loaner would go to the next...
Forum: Beer Tent 08-29-2020, 12:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 765
Posted By Andrew Lenz
Re: Bugs Bunny cartoon

Thanks, Aaron (and all). I'll take a look at that when I'm not here at work! :)

Andrew
Forum: Forum Related 08-29-2020, 12:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 392
Posted By Andrew Lenz
Re: Permission to post an audio clip

Hi, Kirsty. Welcome! Thank you for asking. :thumb:

Posting the link to a live performance is fine. We're most concerned about respecting the rights of composers and their scores.

Heck, I linked...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 08-28-2020, 02:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 404
Posted By Andrew Lenz
Re: Yet another Ebay head-scratcher

OMG! That is hysterical! :lol:


"Teacher! Teacher!"
"Eh?"
"Turn your hearing aids up! I found a Nail chanter on eBay!"
"Oh?"
"Yeah! How much is it worth?"
"What's the condition?"
"It has...
Forum: Beginners, Intermediate, + 08-27-2020, 02:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 670
Posted By Andrew Lenz
Re: Identify Pipes

Just goes to show how tricky identifying bagpipes is and apparently how bad I am at it! :lol:

Andrew
Forum: Do It Yourself (DIY) 08-23-2020, 08:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 570
Posted By Andrew Lenz
Re: DIY Drones refurbishment

My set suffers from spots where the varnish/lacquer has come off. I considered stripping it all off and refurbishing it, but in the end, I opted not too. I just consider it part of the heritage of...
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