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Forum: Technique & Instrument 09-02-2018, 02:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 771
Posted By redmist
Re: Setting drone reeds on Sinclair GHB

So to be clear here , if I've done the pencill test on the tenor bottom section and they seem good , would the way to go be to bore the lower section bigger or leave it and bore the tenor top...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 09-01-2018, 05:47 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 771
Posted By redmist
Re: Advice needed

Yep pencil slides through the bottom section snugly but not tightly
Forum: Technique & Instrument 09-01-2018, 05:39 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 771
Posted By redmist
Re: Advice needed

Thanks , I'm not fixating on tuning position but if I were to tune them where they want to be it would be about 1 finger off the projecting mount ,( and this is only an issue with the tenors ) bass...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 09-01-2018, 01:04 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 771
Posted By redmist
Setting drone reeds on Sinclair GHB

Ok my Sinclair's have always tuned low on the tenor pins , nomatter which reeds I used tuning screws always maxed right in and reeds seated all the way in , they are 1978 , now I've recently tried...
Forum: Do It Yourself (DIY) 11-18-2017, 01:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 767
Posted By redmist
Re: Tuning low on pin

Thanks for your insight ,I have read that people insert brass tuning to lower bass joints th get the drone to tune higher , so are you saying if the reed was sleeved this would work the opposite way...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 11-15-2017, 03:34 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,197
Posted By redmist
Re: Anyone using the Tone Protector?

I have two one on my solo chanter and one on my band chanter , it's true chanter is ready to go from the off , nice to get my pipes out and only have the bass to tune , obviously tweaks as we go on...
Forum: Do It Yourself (DIY) 11-15-2017, 02:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 767
Posted By redmist
Tuning low on pin

I have a set of 78 sinclairs that have a great sound and have just fitted kinnaird evo s , however as with every reed I've had ( beleive me I've tried a lot ) I can never manage to get the tenors on...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 11-07-2017, 03:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 672
Posted By redmist
Re: Drones "heavy sounding"

My friend plays Glenn's with kinnaird reeds and they sound great , maybe the comment was regarding the balance to your chanter ? I.e. Blood drones but not an evenly bold chanter sound ? Yes...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 08-06-2017, 12:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,086
Posted By redmist
Re: Sinclair pipes tuning low on pins

Yes I realise my pipes are designed to play at a slightly flatter pitch , and this is the root of the problem , but I enjoy playing them for band and solos too , so wanted to try and give myself a...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 08-05-2017, 02:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,086
Posted By redmist
Re: Sinclair pipes tuning low on pins

Yes the reeds are seated all the way in and el gaitero thanks for the blue tack tip I'll try that in the extreme screws , didn't readies they were hollow
Forum: Technique & Instrument 08-04-2017, 03:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,086
Posted By redmist
Re: Sinclair pipes tuning low on pins

With reeds like canning the screw is all the way out and with reeds like selbie that the screw is a visible screw , all the way in so to shorten the tuning chamber
Forum: Technique & Instrument 08-04-2017, 03:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,086
Posted By redmist
Sinclair pipes tuning low on pins

As above I've tried lots of reeds ie canning redwood selbie xtreme all with the reeds seated all the way home and tuning screws all the way in , band pitches between 482 and 485 hz so quite sharp ,...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 07-26-2017, 12:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 628
Posted By redmist
Kinnaird easy / medium strength comparison question

Has anyone tried these reeds ? I'm looking for a bit of feedback in comparison of tone ?
Forum: Technique & Instrument 07-26-2017, 12:56 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,003
Posted By redmist
Re: Bagpipe Chanter Reeds Issues.

Had similar issues with an mcc2 as Chris said scraping a reed about 2mm below the tip wil flatten a high g , I found this issue more noticeable with certain reeds ( usually ones that were on the...
Forum: Do It Yourself (DIY) 07-16-2017, 10:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 924
Posted By redmist
Re: Big bore extendable blowpipe valve problem

Thanks for the replies loads of tape to save from scratching and 2 pairs of vice grips job done 👍
Forum: Do It Yourself (DIY) 07-16-2017, 09:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 924
Posted By redmist
Re: Big bore extendable blowpipe valve problem

A moose valve on the blowpipe ? I'm confused
Forum: Do It Yourself (DIY) 07-16-2017, 08:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 924
Posted By redmist
Big bore extendable blowpipe valve problem

Has anyone replaced the valve in one of these ? It seems to be a 2 piece item , the pull up mouthpiece and the body , doesn't seem to unscrew anywhere and I'm running out of options thanks for any...
Forum: Music 06-16-2017, 12:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 621
Posted By redmist
Looking for Caber Feidh (strathspey)

does anyone know where I can find this music , thanks
Forum: Technique & Instrument 05-29-2017, 12:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 481
Posted By redmist
Re: Flatter pitch selbies

Ok just had a look at the tuning screw idea and there's a removable locking colar that I thought may have let the screw go further in , however the thread stops at the air hole beneath the tongue ,...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 05-29-2017, 12:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 481
Posted By redmist
Re: Flatter pitch selbies

Yes I have tried messaging Neil but finding it hard to get a reply I think I'll have a play around with different tuning screws first thanks
Forum: Technique & Instrument 05-29-2017, 11:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 481
Posted By redmist
Flatter pitch selbies

I play a set of 1978 sinclairs ( for band and solo) however my band can pitch at 482 and upwards , which leaves my tuning pins very low , adjuster screw all the way in and reeds seated as far in as...
Forum: Trading Post Archive 03-11-2017, 09:45 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 60
Posted By redmist
WTB: RJM ABW or ABW G1 chanter (UK sellers)

As above , anyone have one ?
Forum: Trading Post Archive 02-12-2017, 12:34 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 43
Posted By redmist
WTB: Jim Kilpatrick snare harnesses

As above anyone have these to sell preferably looking to buy 4.

thanks
Forum: Technique & Instrument 08-23-2016, 10:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,314
Posted By redmist
Re: Peterson Strobo Plus - help please!

That's the way I'll be doing it , take reading from drones 👍
Forum: Technique & Instrument 08-22-2016, 01:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,314
Posted By redmist
Re: Peterson Strobo Plus - help please!

You mean tune his drones by ear ? , my next question ( apologys im far too lazy to study instructions ) is there a way to keep the screen on the pitch so I don't have to scroll back to the pitch all...
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