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Forum: Technique & Instrument 03-14-2020, 03:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,602
Posted By piperswan
Re: Kelt drone reeds

I have a set. I had to max out the tuning screw to get them up high on the pin (wallace pipes, about 480-484 on the chanter) but they put out a lot of harmonics. I keep them in my pipe case on the...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 03-14-2020, 03:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 404
Posted By piperswan
Re: Ross essential goatskin bag and Bennet goatskin

I have the Ross Goat. I really like it. Only had it for 9 months so far. i've seasoned it in the beginning and just recently to maintain it.

The leather is thin FYI.
But the cost (ordered...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 02-14-2020, 02:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 581
Posted By piperswan
Re: Bass reed settles, then jumps pitch randomly (?)

I'd echo whats been said about positions on the pin. First make sure the reed is set for the air consumption that works for your setup (adjusting more or less air may solve the issue), and then maybe...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 02-11-2020, 02:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 817
Posted By piperswan
Re: Rubber tubing for mouthpiece

I'm not sure, however Amazon will carry rubber mouthpiece protectors for smoking pipes, I know pipers have used them in the past.
Forum: Technique & Instrument 02-04-2020, 04:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 435
Posted By piperswan
Re: Bannatyne stock seal

I've used self seal, or self fuse silicone tape. I found it at home depot, do a quick google search to see what i'm talking about. I like it because it doesn't have adhesive that could transfer to...
Forum: Uilleann, Northumbrian, Smallpipes + 01-18-2020, 12:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 332
Posted By piperswan
Re: Hamon drone reeds for Walsh Shuttle Pipe

interested to know what other people have found as well. I'm in need to some replacements.
Forum: Beer Tent 01-10-2020, 10:23 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,303
Posted By piperswan
Re: I LOVE my bagpipes

id say its similar to playing every day. They still have to be warmed up for a few mins which I do at the same time as getting my chanter reed going. But when I wasn't storing them and I went some...
Forum: Beer Tent 01-09-2020, 03:26 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,303
Posted By piperswan
Re: I LOVE my bagpipes

Drones: Wallace Classic 5 Dot Knot
Drone Reeds: MG Cane
Bag: Ross Goat extended small
Chanter: McCallum McC2 ABW
Chanter Reed: MacPhee
Note* I use no moisture control system and no...
Forum: Beer Tent 08-09-2019, 10:16 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,939
Posted By piperswan
Re: head shakers

A few of us went into a gas station for some drinks before a parade. the teller very excitedly asked "where are your tiny bikes!?" we think that maybe she thought we were Shriners where are riding...
Forum: Do It Yourself (DIY) 03-19-2019, 07:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 495
Posted By piperswan
Oil before repairing a crack

A bandmate of mine has a crack in his tuning pin. It hasn't gone all the way through yet, but I'm wondering if he should Oil his pipes before filling with epoxy. I imagine the oil might help the wood...
Forum: Trading Post Archive 04-01-2011, 06:31 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 671
Posted By piperswan
FS: D. Booth ABW GHB, 2000 - $800 OBO

This is a set of Great highland Bagpipes from the maker D. Booth of Scotland. I am the original owner, purchased back in late 2000. For sale are the pipes only or "sticks" i do have a bag i will...
Forum: Beer Tent 06-13-2010, 10:29 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 7,722
Posted By piperswan
Re: Most Unique Piping Location Stories

Well yesterday was the Salt Lake highland games here in utah. it was a crazy storm and although i didn't see it, one of my band members went in to use the mens restroom and found a piper playing in...
Forum: Trading Post Archive 05-07-2010, 07:04 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 813
Posted By piperswan
FS: D. Booth GHB sticks & stocks- $900

I believe in an honest sale. These bagpipes are not perfect, but they are Great! The bag pipe maker is D. Booth of Scotland. The chanter is a warnock plastic chanter. The bagpipe is about 9 years old...
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