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Forum: Reviews 10-04-2019, 09:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,426
Posted By LloydB
Re: Moose Camlock Chanter Cap

One of each, on two chanters, in my pipe case...

With a little (or slightly too much?) tightening,
the cam-lock will compress my hemp joint all
'round. Yep... eventually a loose joint.
...
Forum: Beer Tent 09-21-2019, 04:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,462
Posted By LloydB
Re: eBay Scammer, BEWARE - Henderson pipes

Oh, surely there must be an app for that? :shrug:
Forum: Beer Tent 08-31-2019, 11:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 554
Posted By LloydB
Re: The latest in Italian/Scottish cuisine: Highlander Crisps, Crunchy and Brave!

The "MacLloyd" wagers US$ .05
that the unrecorded origin is
prehistoric Peruvian ;-)
Forum: Beer Tent 08-30-2019, 03:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 554
Posted By LloydB
Re: The latest in Italian/Scottish cuisine: Highlander Crisps, Crunchy and Brave!

And not to divert 'too' much from the topic:

Mackie's Haggis Crisps
https://www.dropbox.com/s/zq1br1qin8f6vpk/Haggis%20Crisps.jpg?dl=0
Forum: Technique & Instrument 08-25-2019, 02:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,501
Posted By LloydB
Re: eBay says Lawrie, what say you?

The somewhat 'extreme' taper of the
tuning chambers reminds me of some
Robertsons -- but not otherwise.
Forum: Beer Tent 08-20-2019, 11:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 763
Posted By LloydB
Re: STOLEN: Strathmore model 2a & extras, in JFK airport terminal

...hesitated to suggest this, but there have been
similar posts in the past...

Check in with the Custodian Staff at the airport
and with their trash pickup services. Rip-off types
sometimes...
Forum: Adult Pipers 07-01-2019, 10:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 502
Posted By LloydB
Re: Cataract surgery and piping

For the record, no waiting is
required. For each of mine
I waited until the eye-shield
could be discarded, but didn't
need to.
Forum: Beer Tent 06-26-2019, 09:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 953
Posted By LloydB
Re: Inveran shop pipe repairs

P/M Donaldson's business is in Wisconsin;
he relocated it from Scotland years ago.
Forum: Beer Tent 06-26-2019, 09:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 953
Posted By LloydB
Re: Inveran shop pipe repairs

P/M Donaldson's business is in Wisconsin;
he relocated it from Scotland years ago.

(Just to clarify.)
Forum: Beer Tent 05-24-2019, 03:32 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,952
Posted By LloydB
Re: I hate my bagpipes

Ah Yes! And the back story:
_____________________

One... Less... Drone to Master,
One... Less... Reed to Seat;
No Regrets... my Tuning's Faster,
No Damn Screamin'... What a Treat!

Cleaner...
Forum: History, Tradition, Heritage 05-15-2019, 02:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 585
Posted By LloydB
Re: Trouble dating Lawrie catalogue

Nearly all sources put the R G Lawrie
retail site at 38 Renfield Street in 1940,
but here's one that dates the "New
Store Front" to February 1931.
...
Forum: Beer Tent 04-02-2019, 09:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,128
Posted By LloydB
Re: Another Ebay deal

Oh my! Without more info... Run away!

(But I do like Selbie's.)
Forum: Beer Tent 03-08-2019, 12:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 740
Posted By LloydB
Re: Wow, the pipes were hard to blow yesterday...

That looks exactly like my Crisler valve.
(Except for how it's tied on. ;-)
Forum: History, Tradition, Heritage 03-05-2019, 03:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,307
Posted By LloydB
Re: Photo: what bands?

2009: This might be the group, maybe not the year

https://www.dropbox.com/s/s40926fugezcolp/Toronto%20Easter%202009.jpg?dl=0
Forum: History, Tradition, Heritage 03-05-2019, 11:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,307
Posted By LloydB
Re: Photo: what bands?

Yes, Toronto, and very likely from the the annual
Toronto Beaches Lions Easter Parade

2010: a mixed tartan band

https://www.dropbox.com/s/ik1aw4ap416n4a7/Toronto%20Easter%202010.jpg?dl=0
...
Forum: Beer Tent 03-02-2019, 12:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 638
Posted By LloydB
Re: Remove shine from your Prince Chas lapels

Try doing a search on "removing shine from clothes"

Polyester (probably your 'satin') can be a problem,
but many of the hints resemble :
...
Forum: Beer Tent 02-11-2019, 09:29 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,640
Posted By LloydB
Re: Another Odd Duck Music Question...

This morning, woke up to a head full of
'Flower of Scotland', tune AND lyrics (Corries).

Do I have a winner? :thumb:
Forum: Technique & Instrument 02-10-2019, 02:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,028
Posted By LloydB
Re: Clamptite instead of hose clamps?

Will it fit in my sporran ? :shrug::willy:
Forum: Technique & Instrument 02-08-2019, 05:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,551
Posted By LloydB
Re: New Pipemaker: Alexander Graham

[snipped]


I ran into the eBay offering this morning.
From that posting:

"made right here in Bulgaria by a Scottish Craftsman
from only the best materials...
... Stewarts Bagpipes ...
Forum: Beer Tent 02-06-2019, 09:31 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,640
Posted By LloydB
Re: Another Odd Duck Music Question...

Ah yes... not always a pipe tune, and frequently changing
after a bit... I'll have to dig in my 'Psychology of Music".
(Need to stop replying, interferes with the tune :woot::grin:
Forum: Piping and Drumming Jokes 01-10-2019, 02:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,725
Posted By LloydB
Re: What the bartender misunderstood

Ah, understanding, then, in the end. :thumb:
Forum: History, Tradition, Heritage 01-07-2019, 09:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 942
Posted By LloydB
Re: Inverness-shire Militia Pipe Band?

And here's a bit about that 'other' McKillop:

9754 SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE, 30 JULY, 1919
http://www.gazettes-online.co.uk/issues/31480/supplements/9754/page.pdf

Military Cross...
Forum: History, Tradition, Heritage 01-07-2019, 07:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 942
Posted By LloydB
Re: Inverness-shire Militia Pipe Band?

Paul McKillopp >> Angus Paul McKillop.......
> Andrew MacKillop, PM?

Anyone know?

I'm 'still' trying to identify the composer of the
tune "Advancing on Werwicq" by A. McKillop.

Angus Paul...
Forum: Piping and Drumming Jokes 01-07-2019, 04:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,725
Posted By LloydB
Re: What the bartender misunderstood

For which of you, did she buy a drink? :woot:
Forum: Technique & Instrument 12-27-2018, 02:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 896
Posted By LloydB
Re: G1 practice chanter

MSR? What Tunes?
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