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Forum: Trading Post Archive 02-07-2019, 04:24 PM
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Views: 71
Posted By Tom1136
FS: EZ "extended" Drone Reeds - $40

Full set I've kept as a "back-up" for a few years. These are "extended" as I play mostly with an orchestral chanter set at A=440/466 to play with a church organ. In great shape.

Price is...
Forum: Beginners, Intermediate, + 02-05-2019, 10:32 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,611
Posted By Tom1136
Re: Losing air at bass drone

I've recently had the same problem. I eventually found that the "glue" joints were leaking at a couple of places on the base. removed and re-glued them. No air leaks now. tom
Forum: Technique & Instrument 01-12-2019, 10:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 359
Posted By Tom1136
Child's practice chanter or standard?

I have a new student who is age 9 and has what I would consider "average" hand size. I am questioning whether it is better to start him on a child's PC to allow him to have a reasonable success or...
Forum: Trading Post Archive 01-10-2019, 12:59 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 65
Posted By Tom1136
WTB: Child's Practice Chanter

I need a child's practice chanter for a new student. These typically are a little shorter and/or have the finger holes a bit closer in spacing for smaller hands.

Would also consider in trade...
Forum: Trading Post Archive 12-29-2018, 10:36 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 121
Posted By Tom1136
FS: Tuxedo style pipe case - $70

Black "tuxedo" style pipe case in great condition. Does an excellent day-to-day carry job but not suitable for air travel. Has shoulder strap and side pocket.

$70.00 + shipping costs.
Forum: Trading Post Archive 12-29-2018, 10:33 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 18
Posted By Tom1136
FS: EZ "extended" Drone Reeds - $65

Set of extended EZ drone reeds. In great condition, was a backup set and never used much.

$65.00 + shipping.
Forum: Trading Post Archive 12-29-2018, 10:31 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 129
Posted By Tom1136
FS: Henderson PH1 GHB, Antique Nickel Engraved - $800

Excellent condition, ABW, immitation ivory, antique nickle set of Henderson PH01 pipes. Includes pipes, med. Bannatyne zipper bag w/moisture cup, black/silver bag cover and cords, spare blow...
Forum: Trading Post Archive 12-02-2018, 12:13 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 130
Posted By Tom1136
FS: Crossier Glass Drone Reeds - $110

Just not happy with the way these sound in my Gibsons. Reeds are in excellent condition in box with instructions "as new".

Buyer to pay shipping. email for info/pics.


Forum: Trading Post Archive 12-01-2018, 07:29 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 74
Posted By Tom1136
FS: Henderson PH1 GHB, Antique Nickel Engraved - $800

Pipes for Christmas? I have an outstanding set of Henderson PH1/ABW w/Antique Engraved Nickel and Immitation Ivory for sale. Includes Pipes, Bannatyne zipper bag w/water bottle, EZ drone reeds(my...
Forum: Trading Post Archive 11-05-2018, 06:13 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 122
Posted By Tom1136
FS: Henderson PH01A ABW GHB - $835

Approximately 5 years old, Henderson PH01A pipes.

African blackwood, fully combed and beaded with Imitation Ivory projecting mounts, hemp retainers and ring cap bushes. Engraved antique Nickel...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 10-20-2018, 08:18 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,462
Posted By Tom1136
Re: "B" Flat Set up

I play a Shepherd Orchestral chanter and Shepherd Bb reeds from Pipers Hut. Had to add drone extenders to my Tenors but easy to reed and plays beautifully. I used to play an older Shepherd chanter...
Forum: Trading Post Archive 10-16-2018, 11:11 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 206
Posted By Tom1136
FS: Henderson PH1 GHB, Antique Nickel Engraved - $875

Beautiful pipes in outstanding condition about 5 years old, bought from Pipers Hut, great supplier. Antique nickle, Imitation ivory, Blackwood. Bannatyne zippered bag w/moisture tube. Sorry, no...
Forum: Beer Tent 05-27-2018, 09:35 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,541
Posted By Tom1136
When to say farewell....

At 66 I'm finding I can no longer keep up with the band even on "tunes of gold" type music. My hands just don't seem to function as well in addition to the pain of arthritis. Is it time to give it...
Forum: Trading Post Archive 01-14-2018, 11:44 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 178
Posted By Tom1136
FS: Shepherd MKII poly chanter - $85

I have an older Shepherd MKII Poly chanter for sale. It's in excellent condition and plays in a low enough range you can easily match pipe organs or orchestral settings. I used it with my band for...
Forum: Music 01-01-2018, 09:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 560
Posted By Tom1136
Re: Highland Cathedral special recording - rescueable?

Greetings, as it happens, I play with the Nashville Pipes and Drums and was a part of that performance. We have played Highland Cathedral several times with the Nashville Symphony and yes it is a...
Forum: Music 12-03-2017, 09:31 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,588
Posted By Tom1136
Re: Christmas Tunes That Fit Pipe Scale

I also play "The Little Lord Jesus", "Emanuel", "Adeste Fidellis", "Bring a Torch Jannette Isabella", "Joyful, Joyful" and a slight variation on "I wonder as I wander".
Forum: Trading Post Archive 06-01-2017, 09:54 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 117
Posted By Tom1136
WTB: Walsh 3 Drone Shuttle Pipes

Anyone have a set they'd like to sell?

Tom W.
Forum: Trading Post Archive 04-10-2017, 06:39 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 117
Posted By Tom1136
FS: Maddog Poly Practice Chanter - $25

Belonged to a student who decided the pipes were not for her. In excellent condition. Purchased from Mad dog Piping. Standard length, with very well recessed holes to make it easy for a student to...
Forum: Trading Post Archive 04-07-2017, 12:05 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 308
Posted By Tom1136
FS: Shepherd MKII Poly Chanter - $135

This is an older style Poly Chanter made by Shepherd. It plays in a slightly lower pitch than modern chanters and is excellent for playing with a Pipe Organ for weddings or church services. Very...
Forum: Trading Post Archive 04-07-2017, 12:01 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 220
Posted By Tom1136
FS: Tuxedo Style Pipe Case - $45

Older "Tuxedo" style case, good condition, easy to store, easy to carry. Has carry strap and handles. Holds full set with room for music and a few accessories inside with outside pocket for more. ...
Forum: Trading Post Archive 12-04-2016, 09:04 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 347
Posted By Tom1136
FS: Zoom H2 Digital Recorder - $45

Complete package with recorder, case, cables, power adapter, tripod, protective skin. Works well.

$45.00 + shipping.

Email for pics.
Forum: Trading Post Archive 12-04-2016, 08:53 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 302
Posted By Tom1136
FS: Technopipes for Christmas - $270 shipped

Fagerstrom Technopipes in great condition, soft case, IHip mini amplifier, manuals. New set of earbuds (not used).......

$270 includes shipping in U.S.

Email for pics or questions.
Forum: Technique & Instrument 11-24-2016, 08:39 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 760
Posted By Tom1136
Weak Reed Problem

I'm afraid I know the answer to this but is there any way to give a bit more "strength" to a reed? I have purchased a Bb reed from a very reliable supplier for the second time and both reeds are just...
Forum: Teacher's Lounge 05-10-2016, 11:30 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,084
Posted By Tom1136
Re: Tone enhancers: devil's spawn or saving grace?

As the originator of this thread, thanks for all the replies. It gives me a clear direction to work with my student.

And, Pip01, I really like the quote:

"But... and when all else fails......
Forum: Teacher's Lounge 05-03-2016, 03:29 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,084
Posted By Tom1136
Tone enhancers: devil's spawn or saving grace?

I need an opinion or two on tone enhancers being used by students. But before you send that "gut" reply, let me qualify the question a little. I have a female student who came to piping later in...
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