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Forum: Beer Tent 08-28-2020, 01:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,294
Posted By magsevenband
Re: Drone Flags

I enjoy a quality made pipe banner that shows a bit craftsmanship and design...what I despise is seeing how many pipe bands have gone to the cheap dollar store quality flags that are mounted to bass...
Forum: Beer Tent 08-28-2020, 01:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 439
Posted By magsevenband
Re: Pipe Band MSRHJ

Prefer to see the ghastly strathspey eliminated...an unmusical, tedious bit of put your feet to sleep exercise that only dancers care about.
Forum: Music 07-29-2020, 04:34 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,204
Posted By magsevenband
Re: A Hymn a day

Quote:
Originally Posted by magsevenband View Post
Be Not Afraid.
My "bagpipe Hymn a day" for now will be sticking to tunes that, as they stand, fit perfectly on the 9 notes of the ordinary...
Forum: Music 07-29-2020, 01:10 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,204
Posted By magsevenband
Re: A Hymn a day

Be Not Afraid.
http://royalpiper.homestead.com/Be_Not_Afraid.mp3

Here I Am Lord.
http://royalpiper.homestead.com/Here_I_Am_Lord.mp3
Forum: Music 07-20-2020, 01:18 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,547
Posted By magsevenband
Re: "Wrongly" arranged and misprinted tunes

I've heard quite a few tunes that have benefited from a good re arranging, some even transposed to a different time signature...far from what the original composer intended...one could say the...
Forum: Music 07-19-2020, 10:45 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,547
Posted By magsevenband
Re: "Wrongly" arranged and misprinted tunes

Precisely...we are folk musicians playing a folk instrument..play it the way you like.
Forum: Music 07-17-2020, 06:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 525
Posted By magsevenband
Re: 500 Miles dot source & 'Love' tune suggestion

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yv6-KFNskqE
Forum: Technique & Instrument 06-30-2020, 06:53 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,221
Posted By magsevenband
Re: Kilgour Edinburgh pipes

Fond memories of popping into Charley Kron's shop in Dobbs Ferry, NY and upon entering George would most times take a wee break and put the tea kettle on the boil..you could ask him about almost...
Forum: Beer Tent 06-21-2020, 06:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,146
Posted By magsevenband
Re: Ringo Bowen & The Bagpipe Place

Hose that are complimentary to the colors in the kilt make perfect sense and are quite handsome.
Forum: Pipe Bands 06-18-2020, 03:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,402
Posted By magsevenband
Re: Pipe Band Tuning

Lol..that's if they bother to show up to practice before a band gig..there's also a lot of touchy types who take immense offense at being told to sit out anything these days...that's when they start...
Forum: Beer Tent 06-14-2020, 05:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,146
Posted By magsevenband
Re: Ringo Bowen & The Bagpipe Place

Lots of changes these days indeed...and not all for the better...chanter pitch thru the roof, ghastly black hose all the rage, kilts being worn well below the knee, L and M Pipe bag makers a fond...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 05-30-2020, 06:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 643
Posted By magsevenband
Re: Tuning to High A

If your chanter and reed are balanced, low A and high A set properly and in my case as I play a b flat chanter, both notes reading 466, it shouldn't matter which one you tune to..you should be able...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 05-29-2020, 01:47 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,651
Posted By magsevenband
Re: Impossible birls on Peter Henderson plastic chanter

Well, it is!
https://www.cbsnews.com/news/johnson-johnson-talc-baby-powder-discontinued-us-canada-asbestos-claims-denied/
Forum: Technique & Instrument 05-06-2020, 11:48 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,546
Posted By magsevenband
Re: Ridge or straight cut, which to you prefer?

And you obviously don't understand the concept of artistic and aesthetic criticism.
Forum: Technique & Instrument 05-01-2020, 07:03 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,546
Posted By magsevenband
Re: Ridge or straight cut, which to you prefer?

Sounds like a Maduro I had recently.
Forum: Technique & Instrument 05-01-2020, 01:03 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,546
Posted By magsevenband
Re: Ridge or straight cut, which to you prefer?

I've never played a ridge cut in over 40 years...I find them chirpy, lacking in depth, color and warmth...they gained popularity with bands around here starting in the late 80's because they produced...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 04-27-2020, 05:21 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,523
Posted By magsevenband
Re: Antique Pipe ID

IMO they are superb...drones bold as I like them...can you share the set up?...drone reeds, chanter reed, bag etc...a delightful relief from ghastly 480 plus chanters.
Forum: Technique & Instrument 04-24-2020, 04:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 746
Posted By magsevenband
Forum: Technique & Instrument 04-24-2020, 04:10 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,840
Posted By magsevenband
Re: Ackland 480 Drone Reeds - Play Test, Comparison, & Review!

I ordered both the 466 and 480 sets in early March and had planned to give them a full workout during a busy month of gigs and parades and then post a review, playing them in a set of 83 ABW Kintails...
Forum: Beer Tent 04-22-2020, 07:01 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,769
Posted By magsevenband
Forum: Technique & Instrument 04-21-2020, 03:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 914
Posted By magsevenband
Re: Chanter reed end of life signs

A weak reed will reveal itself on birls, grips, throws...lack of bite and crispness.
Forum: Technique & Instrument 04-17-2020, 02:49 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,739
Posted By magsevenband
Re: Who Kiddizes pipes anymore?

Spot on...go Canmore hybrid.
Forum: Technique & Instrument 04-17-2020, 10:55 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,523
Posted By magsevenband
Re: Antique Pipe ID

The one button mounted tenor section looks very Starck like.
Forum: Technique & Instrument 04-16-2020, 11:18 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,739
Posted By magsevenband
Re: Who Kiddizes pipes anymore?

Sounds like you have a crack in the drones somewhere.
Forum: Technique & Instrument 04-15-2020, 05:54 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,242
Posted By magsevenband
Re: How is this piper achieving these notes?

Certain styles/brands of chanter reeds are able to produce those notes more easily and consistently...there was a discussion on here a while back if memory serves...delighted to hear that you will...
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