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Forum: Adult Pipers 07-01-2019, 10:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 393
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: 834
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: 834
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: 2,679
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: 544
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: 1,078
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: 680
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: 1,213
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: 1,213
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: 610
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: 1,564
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: 958
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: 2,488
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: 1,564
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: 2,374
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: 889
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: 889
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: 2,374
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: 854
Posted By LloydB
Re: G1 practice chanter

MSR? What Tunes?
Forum: History, Tradition, Heritage 12-24-2018, 02:50 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,260
Posted By LloydB
Re: Famous players

UMmm.... Joseph MacDonald?

Died not long after arrival.
Wrote the 'Compleat Theory'
(most of it anyhow) while
on the voyage.
_________________________
'Steve' Forbes might be one
prospect...
Forum: Music 12-11-2018, 06:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,616
Posted By LloydB
Re: Odd/obsolete embellishments

This should get you there.

https://www.st-andrews.ac.uk/library/resources/collections/theses/

http://library.st-andrews.ac.uk/record=b1665797~S5

But there's no indication of copies for sale...
Forum: Music 12-11-2018, 10:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,616
Posted By LloydB
Re: Odd/obsolete embellishments

Apparently published, likely out of print -- possibly available
through St. Andrews Graduate Office? Bookstores? Library?
...
Forum: History, Tradition, Heritage 12-09-2018, 10:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,204
Posted By LloydB
Re: James Bett (& Collection) Revisited

True enough of the first two lines...
then converts to 6/8, and the last
line is... 4/4?

But hey, It was merely the first
version I dropped in on -- lucky
me to find a strange one?
Forum: History, Tradition, Heritage 12-09-2018, 01:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,204
Posted By LloydB
Re: James Bett (& Collection) Revisited

Good to 'hear' from you, Isaac.
Hey... Blair isn't that far away.
Forum: History, Tradition, Heritage 12-09-2018, 12:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,204
Posted By LloydB
Re: James Bett (& Collection) Revisited

Below is the version I happened upon ... ;-)

https://musescore.com/nicolas/scores/736986

Other than the (apparently) more expected 2/4,
it's also out there in 4/4

And,in my latest brief...
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