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Forum: Trading Post Archive 04-28-2020, 08:10 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 94
Posted By FFDaveNY
FS: Gibson Fireside Pipes w/extras - $550 shipped

For sale is a set of Gibson Fireside Pipes in Bb.
Cocobolo, no mounts
Includes carrying case, extra "A" chanter and extra chanter reed.

Have recently acquired a set of smallpipes so am...
Forum: Trading Post Archive 02-16-2020, 06:51 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 87
Posted By FFDaveNY
FS: Adjustable Blowstick - $35 Shipped

Adjustable blow stick with flapper valve.
Approx. 8-10. Poly, all black.
$35 includes shipping to lower 48.

PM with any questions.
Forum: Trading Post Archive 02-04-2020, 05:31 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 111
Posted By FFDaveNY
FS: Pettigrew Plain-turned GHB - $600

For sale is a set of Pettigrew plain turned bagpipes =sticks, stocks & blowpipe only, no chanter. $600.
Unsure of vintage, but still in very nice condition.

Price includes shipping to lower 48.
...
Forum: Trading Post Archive 01-25-2020, 12:49 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 71
Posted By FFDaveNY
FS: BandPack Bagpipe Backpack-Style Carrying Case - $80 shipped

In good used condition with some small light spots on front of case.
Includes shipping to lower 48.

PM with any questions
Forum: Trading Post Archive 11-11-2019, 04:46 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 71
Posted By FFDaveNY
FS: MG Tenor Drone Reeds - $30 shipped

For sale is a pair of MG Tenor Drone Reeds.
$30 shipped.

PM with any questions.
Forum: Trading Post Archive 11-09-2019, 12:21 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 119
Posted By FFDaveNY
FS: McCallum AB4 Deluxe GHB Fire Dept, Sticks&Stocks - $900 shipped

For sale is a set of 2009 McCallum AB-4 Deluxe Bagpipes with Fire Dept. Engravings.
One of the tenor ring caps has "Fire Dept. City of New York" as a tribute.
Sticks & Stocks only.
$900
Shipped...
Forum: Beer Tent 10-31-2019, 11:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,272
Posted By FFDaveNY
Re: Any Favorite Tunes for All Hallows Eve?

Like your choices. I can hear them now- being played off in the dark distance.
Forum: Competing Pipers 09-19-2019, 06:43 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 7,566
Posted By FFDaveNY
Re: Most frequent/overplayed tunes for solo competitions

It was a very hot, humid day at a large competition last year & when the day was winding down (with a well deserved beer) I was speaking to a judge who lamented about having to hear a tune for the...
Forum: Competing Pipers 09-06-2019, 11:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,358
Posted By FFDaveNY
Solo Competition Breakdown

Anyone have any solo competition breakdown stories? Wondering how you felt afterwards as so much effort is needed.
Last year a piper who was to compete right before me had to take her drones & bag...
Forum: Beer Tent 05-30-2019, 05:30 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,687
Posted By FFDaveNY
Re: Taps on pipes?

Having been at funerals where it has been sounded on a portable player or "electronic" bugle and never cared for it- mostly because our veterans deserve better, but at least an effort recognizing...
Forum: Beer Tent 02-23-2019, 07:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,294
Posted By FFDaveNY
Re: Stan Lee got bagpipes!

Being related to someone who worked on the memorial event I was told there would be pipers. (So I did tell this person that I was available & willing to travel -lol).
Supposedly Stan loved the pipes...
Forum: Trading Post Archive 12-29-2018, 10:07 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 162
Posted By FFDaveNY
FS: Warmac GHB (c1980) w/Semi Rigid Case - $750

For sale is a set of Warmac Bagpipes circa 1980. Blackwood is in nice shape with no apparent cracks. Polypenco ring caps have a couple of chips, nothing big or cracked.

Comes with:

Ross red...
Forum: Beer Tent 12-07-2018, 04:52 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,828
Posted By FFDaveNY
Re: When The Battle's Over - 0600

Played "Battle's Over" at 1100 on my deck for my Grandfather -a Purple Heart recipient in WWl. 0600 is too early in my neighborhood right now with newborn's nearby.
Forum: Trading Post Archive 06-29-2018, 02:49 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 262
Posted By FFDaveNY
FS: Leather Bottle Holder - $18 shipped

For sale is a leather bottle holder
Black, embossed with Celtic symbol
Used about 2 seasons so there is some minor wear.

$18

Includes shipping to lower 48.

PM me for details.
Forum: Beer Tent 05-22-2018, 12:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,621
Posted By FFDaveNY
Re: Bagpipe Cradles?

I built my own using a mic stand with a angled boom, a couple conduit brackets and some 1x6 oak. I believe it was a 15 deg. cut on the edges of the rear panel. Drilled an extra hole in the brackets &...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 02-12-2018, 04:38 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 347
Posted By FFDaveNY
Crozier Glass Reeds

Does anyone know if you can still get replacement tongues for a set of Crozier Glass drone Reeds? Submitted an inquiry to Crozier but am waiting for a response. Ive been very happy with them but...
Forum: Trading Post Archive 11-11-2017, 05:26 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 158
Posted By FFDaveNY
FS: Two hide bags, tie-in - $25 for both shipped

For sale are 2 hide bags. Approx. 25" x 9"

Been in vacuum sealed bags for years, but still very supple.

PM for pics.

$25 takes both -includes shipping to lower 48
Forum: Technique & Instrument 11-11-2017, 05:21 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,934
Posted By FFDaveNY
Re: Degerpipe or Fagerstrom?

I prefer the Fagerstrom, as I can put it in my pocket and take it anywhere, which is good for downtime at work. Great if I'm learning new tunes, but the downside is it's very light so some technique...
Forum: Beer Tent 11-11-2017, 05:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,728
Posted By FFDaveNY
Re: McCallum Bagpipes

Customer service is excellent. Last year they replaced my blowstick due to a crack and asked my shirt size. The new stick was received promptly with some extras. I love my McCallums and have been...
Forum: Beer Tent 09-06-2017, 06:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,847
Posted By FFDaveNY
Re: 2017, September 11th, memorials

Forgive me for a bit of testimony as a former FDNY member (Manhattan & Bronx).
I took up the pipes after retirement (early due to injuries) when I moved away from the City, partly because I had...
Forum: Trading Post Archive 06-02-2017, 08:33 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 173
Posted By FFDaveNY
FS: Hide Bag, 25"x9", used, tie-in - $22 shipped

For sale is a used
Bagpipe Bag -Unknown Maker
Hide Tie In - No Zipper
Probably needs to be seasoned.
Measures approx 25" x 9"

$22 includes shipping to lower 48 -All others please inquire.
...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 05-12-2017, 09:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,065
Posted By FFDaveNY
Re: PC can't be taken apart

Thanks all for the help. Used a combination of the "Spanish Windlash" and a wedge (that was PM'd by another member) when the pieces were further apart.

Will definitely be using hemp as the top...
Forum: Trading Post Archive 05-12-2017, 04:00 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 153
Posted By FFDaveNY
FS: Blue Bag Cover ($22), Purple Drone Cord ($12)

For Sale Are:
Blue Velvet Bag Cover With White Fringe $22

Purple Drone Cord $12

Both are in very nice condition.

Prices include shipping to lower 48. All others please inquire.

Pictures...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 05-10-2017, 11:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,065
Posted By FFDaveNY
PC can't be taken apart

I don't want to break it, but I have a poly practice chanter with rubber rings that cannot come apart. It has always been a snug fit, but now that it hasn't been used in quite a while -try & try,...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 05-10-2017, 11:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 599
Posted By FFDaveNY
PC Can't Be Taken Apart

I don't want to break it, but I have a poly practice chanter with rubber seals that cannot come apart. It has always been a snug fit, but now that it hasn't been used in quite a while -try & try,...
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