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Forum: Beer Tent Yesterday, 05:47 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,201
Posted By DNorwood
Re: Pipers Dojo Cruise

We have a "four-way" stop at the convergence of a hill in my neighborhood. I make sure to fully stop and to allow the proper right-of-way for those who came first. When it is my turn to go, I...
Forum: Beer Tent 02-22-2020, 08:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,201
Posted By DNorwood
Re: Pipers Dojo Cruise

Poor Risk Assessment and Risk Mitigation Strategies.

The Dojo's ability to "do what is right" and in accordance with their guarantee of the piping experience can mean everything or nothing at this...
Forum: Beer Tent 02-17-2020, 11:05 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 253
Posted By DNorwood
Back in April 2005 on BDF

So many cool things archived on this forum.

Back in April 2005, it seems there was a fund raising raffle for cancer charities.

Does anyone know who now owns the bagpipe that was raffled?
Forum: Beer Tent 01-30-2020, 11:24 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,278
Posted By DNorwood
Bagpipe Backlash - McDonald's restaurant

I can't think of a better location, both city and the food chain.

Let the comments begin.

Forum: Technique & Instrument 01-30-2020, 05:48 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 237
Posted By DNorwood
Ebay - Pettigrew Bagpipes / Complete

These look like a real good deal. $550.00 is the Buy it Now price.


(not mine and I have derive no benefit from the sale except for the...
Forum: Beer Tent 01-27-2020, 06:43 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,097
Posted By DNorwood
Re: Archy J, India’s 1st Pro Female Bagpiper

Wow. Really? Where in the world did that emotional trigger originate?

Perhaps one who can manage such a quick assessment is the master of the art?
Forum: History, Tradition, Heritage 01-23-2020, 03:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 799
Posted By DNorwood
Re: Bag on 1970 Lawrie pipes?

Yes..Because nobody ever changes the bag on their old pipes.

Sorry, I didn't know the bag was "original" to the pipes. That is one helluva bag. She should get another!!
Forum: History, Tradition, Heritage 01-23-2020, 11:45 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 799
Posted By DNorwood
Re: Bag on 1970 Lawrie pipes?

Maybe this answers the question.

(Yes, I know she stated "hide" but could it be?)

From the thread "Bannatyne Hybrid Bag Longetivity"
dated 08/30/2016 @12:04PM:

Remark by
Forum: Beer Tent 01-22-2020, 07:16 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,229
Posted By DNorwood
Re: Predictions for the Next Decade

I just don't agree with the premise that patterned hose are too expensive and then suggest tweed jackets ($$) become popular.
Considering the cost of the rest of the kit, I just can't comprehend...
Forum: Music Groups 01-20-2020, 09:54 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 368
Posted By DNorwood
European Musician Needed

Please contact as listed below.

" We, the international Celtic-Rockband "Celtica - Pipes rock!", are looking for an Europe-based, talented bagpiper, who is interested and able to perform in a...
Forum: History, Tradition, Heritage 01-16-2020, 09:30 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,392
Posted By DNorwood
Re: Funeral piping for presidents and prime ministers

The BDF Archive is a wonderfully rich data source for many topics - including this one. :thumb:
Forum: Side / Snare 01-07-2020, 07:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 818
Posted By DNorwood
Re: Why Don't Drummers March in Solos?

Seems it would be very subjective as each would

" march to the beat of a different drum".

You're very welcome. :doh:
Forum: Beer Tent 12-30-2019, 09:59 AM
Replies: 23
Poll: BDF Reach
Views: 1,332
Posted By DNorwood
Re: BDF Reach

Not to ruin the good fun being had
But would it not be more accurate

To simply ask the Mods
To provide the data on those registered
In order to ascertain the intended
Group dynamic? :smirk:
Forum: Technique & Instrument 12-18-2019, 07:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 813
Posted By DNorwood
Re: Hemping joints.

Please see Matt Willis' updates on this topic . A lot of folks just jumped and now the updates from Matt are a bit more reflective of a reality associated with the "not one size fits all"...
Forum: Competing Pipers 12-13-2019, 09:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,602
Posted By DNorwood
Re: Suggestions for solo march tune with "fat" low gs

As you decide, here is a good reference for both 2-parted and 4-parted tunes.

Forum: Beer Tent 12-12-2019, 09:21 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 14,300
Posted By DNorwood
Re: Who makes this reed?

So, why don't you invent a 5 cent lightbulb? Outsource production labor to Uganda? (reported as the cheapest labor market)

Yep, living in the past is just as practical as believing and waiting...
Forum: Beer Tent 12-09-2019, 10:55 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 6,183
Posted By DNorwood
Re: Forum activity levels

Tactical gas-lighting. < slow clap >
Forum: Beer Tent 12-09-2019, 08:29 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 6,183
Posted By DNorwood
Re: Forum activity levels

Hard for anyone, eh? Perhaps it is better to speak for yourself than anyone and everyone?

While I generally agree with your stance, I am open-minded enough to read more than I post and make a...
Forum: History, Tradition, Heritage 12-06-2019, 12:22 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,272
Posted By DNorwood
Re: Pipers in the old days

You've not been on any of the "kilt" pages on facebook then.

Plenty of variety :doh:
Forum: Beer Tent 12-04-2019, 09:39 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 6,183
Posted By DNorwood
Re: Forum activity levels

Well, the laissez-faire attitude sure makes it easy to just be satisfied with the assumptions made and not delve into any improvements that "may" be needed. That would be just too much work.

Forum: Beer Tent 11-22-2019, 08:45 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,686
Posted By DNorwood
Re: Glenfiddich Tempos

It's all in your head. It is whatever you or me or they want it to be.
Those silly judges.
Forum: Beer Tent 11-20-2019, 10:04 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,686
Posted By DNorwood
Re: Glenfiddich Tempos

Yes of course. Because anything should be allowed in a way that will accommodate the emotions, fears, rationale of those who wish not to be constrained by conventions that suit not their desire,...
Forum: Beer Tent 11-15-2019, 06:11 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 977
Posted By DNorwood
Re: Eye problems and piping

There are other options that are highly satisfying forms of expression.

Smallpipes being just one of several options.
Forum: Beer Tent 11-12-2019, 06:04 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,963
Posted By DNorwood
Re: Listen to this

Not unlike many here and also a fairly acceptable practice in the marketing world.

Again - it's all been done - no innovation there.

If Mr. Callum (whoever that is!) wishes for exposure,...
Forum: Beginners, Intermediate, + 11-07-2019, 09:31 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,765
Posted By DNorwood
Re: Wimps, Unite!

Does anyone know (not guesses please!) how this chart compares to the G1 definition of reed strength?
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