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Forum: Beginners, Intermediate, + Today, 05:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 196
Posted By OHpiper
Re: Nothing serious I hope

Yes, I had my yearly eye exam back in November he didn't find anything concerning except my cataracts is slightly worse
Forum: Beginners, Intermediate, + Today, 03:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 196
Posted By OHpiper
Re: Nothing serious I hope

Yes I've had a couple the past few years also, In fact it may have happened after i sneezed yesterday afternoon, after going outside in bright sunlight without my sunglasses on. That and allergies...
Forum: Beginners, Intermediate, + Yesterday, 03:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 196
Posted By OHpiper
Nothing serious I hope

Noticed my left eye is red , popped a blood vessel after practice this afternoon..
Forum: Reviews 03-05-2019, 11:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 566
Posted By OHpiper
Re: Dunbar's Delrin Kitchen Pipes :)

I was looking into these also, I bought my Dunbar PC from hotpipes.com, but at a loss as far as moisture control. There's bound to be some in the bag I see no zipper on it.
Cheers, Bill
Forum: Music 02-22-2019, 04:14 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 301
Posted By OHpiper
Re: Music for I Love You Lord

Make your own version of it. I was playing around one day, and this just came out. Jot down the notes and add grace notes where needed..
Forum: Beginners, Intermediate, + 02-01-2019, 11:50 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,617
Posted By OHpiper
Re: Third time..crash and burn

No offence at all, in fact I mentioned to my pastor I wouldn't play at church again until I am really ready..I have played in front of family a few times, even then, only slightly nervous..
Forum: Beginners, Intermediate, + 01-30-2019, 04:06 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,617
Posted By OHpiper
Re: Third time..crash and burn

Yes they are awesome! If anything, no coffee at all in the morning before I play, I wasn't fully prepared, don't dress for outside if I'm playing inside. Next time ? Yes, there will be a next...
Forum: Beginners, Intermediate, + 01-28-2019, 02:01 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,617
Posted By OHpiper
Re: Third time..crash and burn

Matter of fact, I contacted Jon this morning, that's who I bought my MacCallum's from..
Forum: Beginners, Intermediate, + 01-28-2019, 12:16 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,617
Posted By OHpiper
Re: Third time..crash and burn

Thanks Nate, I didn't quote your message because it was long. But you nailed it. I texted my pastor yesterday and said I wasn't playing in church again until I am really ready..lol. I seem to learn...
Forum: Beginners, Intermediate, + 01-27-2019, 12:52 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,617
Posted By OHpiper
Re: Third time..crash and burn

I've had a notion to learn for the past 25 years or so, I retired in Feb.2017, in Dec. 2017 I purchased a Dunbar PC and the Green book. In August of 2018 purchased a set of MacCallum AP2's, between...
Forum: Beginners, Intermediate, + 01-27-2019, 11:30 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,617
Posted By OHpiper
Re: Third time..crash and burn

Thanks, i'll check it out!
Forum: Beginners, Intermediate, + 01-27-2019, 11:29 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,617
Posted By OHpiper
Re: Third time..crash and burn

No band here, don't know of any in northern Ohio..
Forum: Beginners, Intermediate, + 01-27-2019, 11:27 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,617
Posted By OHpiper
Re: Third time..crash and burn

Yes three and five just about sums it up. The choir room were we assemble before going out was extremely warm this morning and my sweater didn't help.. and performance anxiety. yep that was me..
Forum: Beginners, Intermediate, + 01-27-2019, 10:18 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,617
Posted By OHpiper
Third time..crash and burn

Honestly I don't know where to go from here. Played at church this morning during the offertory, Highland Cathedral and Amazing Grace in succession.
What can go wrong did go wrong, started the...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 01-10-2019, 12:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,200
Posted By OHpiper
Re: "New" Husk Reeds

I appreciate the offer that's kind of you.. I just started on this journey last year, (since retirement) been on the pipes since August and still finding my comfort zone. Playing an Abedour emerald...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 01-10-2019, 09:12 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,200
Posted By OHpiper
Re: "New" Husk Reeds

I was totally unaware, prayers to him for a quick recovery..
Forum: Technique & Instrument 01-10-2019, 03:30 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,200
Posted By OHpiper
Re: "New" Husk Reeds

I'm open to try his reeds, he's here in Ohio so I would get them rather quick. I e-mailed him a message on the 7th and haven't heard back. For those who have them have you tried the senior/beginner...
Forum: Beginners, Intermediate, + 01-04-2019, 08:57 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,210
Posted By OHpiper
Re: First time jitters

Thanks, I have squeezed it a couple times. was reading earlier that his reeds use a little harder cane, and they look thicker at the opening. Need to get me some of those dental bands to try.
Forum: Beginners, Intermediate, + 01-04-2019, 03:32 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,210
Posted By OHpiper
Re: First time jitters

Been using the new reed for a month now and it is settling in nicely, with no rework on my part:) Played at my cousins wedding and did quit well, not as nervous as the first time.
I've...
Forum: Beginners, Intermediate, + 12-13-2018, 03:08 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,210
Posted By OHpiper
Re: First time jitters

No numbers on it anywhere. I also have a Gilmour easy reed, It's slightly easier but has a little crow on the high "G" and "A". Some say this is desirable, I'll keep this one on the shelf till later.
Forum: Beginners, Intermediate, + 12-12-2018, 05:05 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,210
Posted By OHpiper
Re: First time jitters

It's an Abedour Emerald easy strength, what was recommended, ridge cut..
Forum: Beginners, Intermediate, + 12-12-2018, 03:08 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,210
Posted By OHpiper
Re: First time jitters

klondike, working on a back-up chanter reed trying real hard not to sand it a little, want to see if I can get it eased up enough to play as well as the old one. So far I'm good for about 5 minutes...
Forum: Beginners, Intermediate, + 12-10-2018, 01:44 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,210
Posted By OHpiper
Re: First time jitters

I mentioned to another fellow that I've been singing in the church choir for the past 20 years or so, sometimes I did specials like a solo now and then. Sure I was nervous but for some reason the...
Forum: Beginners, Intermediate, + 12-09-2018, 03:40 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,210
Posted By OHpiper
Re: First time jitters (Again)

Well it happened, I was to play Amazing Grace last night at a dinner party with my wife. (about 200 in attendance) There after dinner a few people would sign up to sing or dance or play an...
Forum: History, Tradition, Heritage 11-21-2018, 03:25 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 890
Posted By OHpiper
Re: Black Watch Glengarry

pancelticpiper, thanks for the history lesson, the pics are awesome!
Many thanks to everyone else as well!:wave:
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