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Forum: Technique & Instrument Today, 05:44 AM
Replies: 10
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Posted By el gaitero
Re: Tuning chamber concern

I hate to make tough decisions...I’ll just have a few each please....then I’ll decide.
Forum: Technique & Instrument Yesterday, 08:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 302
Posted By el gaitero
Re: Tuning chamber concern

[/I]=WBpiper;1346002]Update.


This is really embarrassing, I’m such an idiot lol. I fixed it.


It wasn’t the tuning chambers, it was my fault from doing a ****ty hemping job
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Forum: Technique & Instrument Yesterday, 02:48 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,063
Posted By el gaitero
Re: Ridge or straight cut, which to you prefer?

You can google G1,Troy,Shepherd,pipeDreams, etc..and get a first hand education to bolster your comeuppance. 👌👍
Forum: Beer Tent 05-24-2020, 02:41 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,807
Posted By el gaitero
Re: Worst Advice Ever?

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And so... a great bollix... was circumvented!! :)

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Because.....it was a poly chanter?... :roflmao:
Forum: Technique & Instrument 05-23-2020, 10:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 232
Posted By el gaitero
Re: Pipe bag/ chanter position

The WMC is a great bag,albeit for me at 6' with ca 34" sleeve length I found the chanter to be scrunched 'too close' owing to the blowstick stock collar being pushed forward an inch or so vs the...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 05-23-2020, 06:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 169
Posted By el gaitero
Re: Guess the pipe maker (another name for please can someone help me ID my pipes)

The ferrule scribe lines pattern suggests RG Hardie to me.
In the picture of the chanter top I think I see an ‘R’. Is there no further embossed naming? eg. R G HARDIE ....the picture isn’t clear...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 05-23-2020, 04:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 232
Posted By el gaitero
Re: Pipe bag/ chanter position

How tall are you? What size bag?

Are you perchance errantly pushing the bag ( chanter) down too low in front of you ..instead of holding it ‘level’ or even help upwards a bit?
Forum: Beer Tent 05-22-2020, 01:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 380
Posted By el gaitero
Re: MacRae Reproduction Practice Chanter

Around the practice table among 8-10-12 other standard length chanters with same reed how does its tone fit in ?
Forum: Piobaireachd 05-21-2020, 07:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 414
Posted By el gaitero
Re: Piobaireachd Videos

Desperate Battle ...yahoo!!... thank you Colin.


.....any chance for Fair Honey ...?
Forum: Music 05-20-2020, 05:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 238
Posted By el gaitero
Re: Hymn tunebook

suggest to reach out the NPC....
Forum: Technique & Instrument 05-20-2020, 05:52 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 806
Posted By el gaitero
Re: Impossible birls on Peter Henderson plastic chanter

Aye... ‘...’tis a poor craftsman wot blames his tools’.....
Forum: Beer Tent 05-19-2020, 08:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 615
Posted By el gaitero
Re: Shipping Bagpipes within the USA: Tips for Safe Trip

I’ll go out on a limb and guess he wasn’t happy with the insurance company when they said ‘sorry Charlie....’..unless he had umbrella coverage that might have covered the sets if not all on a rider ..
Forum: Music 05-19-2020, 05:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 284
Posted By el gaitero
Re: The Braes of killiecrankie

Thanks everyone for where to find it. I’d been looking for ‘Braes of..’. ..apparently it’s ‘ Battle of..’ ..or just ‘ Killiecrankie’. Found it in a few of my SG ,Seaforths,Glen,Mitchell, etc books...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 05-18-2020, 10:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 403
Posted By el gaitero
Re: Anyone know of a maker of cow horn mounts in the UK?

...yeah,..don’t want it a butchered job...
Forum: Music 05-17-2020, 07:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 284
Posted By el gaitero
The Braes of killiecrankie

I’ve been searching for this 2/4...I’ve dozens of old and new books...no go; Pekkars and McGillivray sites also no go;
only the Lee site has it for purchase...no problem....but I’m quite surprised...
Forum: Beer Tent 05-17-2020, 05:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 321
Posted By el gaitero
Re: International Travel with Blackwood Bagpipes

All other tips considered,...ensure you’ve got them packed for hand carry-on. You do not want to be surprised and have to check them in.
Forum: Technique & Instrument 05-17-2020, 02:54 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,700
Posted By el gaitero
Re: Ackland 480 Drone Reeds - Play Test, Comparison, & Review!

Ah,...I meant to ask where you ended off. That ~30” is about where I am with shut offs.
Actually I have set the outside tenor to shut off first, then with a tich more pressure the mid tenor...then...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 05-17-2020, 01:57 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,700
Posted By el gaitero
Re: Ackland 480 Drone Reeds - Play Test, Comparison, & Review!

Something is amiss.
Been using manometers for over 10 years . My dial face manometer ( BagPipe Gauge from Jori Chisholm) measures in “h2o; ...I play Shepherd easy medium- medium reeds....these...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 05-17-2020, 12:18 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,700
Posted By el gaitero
Forum: Music 05-17-2020, 09:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 305
Posted By el gaitero
Re: Old Embellishment

Just pondering outloud ....is it ‘right’ to call it a grip in current day context with such being 3 grace notes of 1/32 value each. Vs 1/32,1/16,1/32... but yeah, i agree Grip like is indeed the ...
Forum: Beer Tent 05-16-2020, 05:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 615
Posted By el gaitero
Re: Shipping Bagpipes within the USA: Tips for Safe Trip

Che k out music store, hardwares stores,Home Depot,Lowe’s,..see if anyone has a right size cardboard box...or build one.
Forum: Beer Tent 05-16-2020, 04:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 615
Posted By el gaitero
Re: Shipping Bagpipes within the USA: Tips for Safe Trip

I received similar in 1972 from Gillanders and McLeod from Scotland to NY ...GHB rolled in a sheet of corrugated cardboard and then some brown ‘shipping’ paper. I was in awe that noting was damaged.
Forum: Beer Tent 05-16-2020, 06:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 364
Posted By el gaitero
Re: Online lessons

Check out the Bruce Gandy site...he’s in your backyard...no time zone differences for Skyping to eg UK. Also Jori Chisholm.
Forum: Beer Tent 05-15-2020, 05:20 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,643
Posted By el gaitero
Re: What tune never gets old to you?

����...I took up this challenge several years ago after hearing Stu McCallum video playing it on the McCallum’s website. Big tune.
Forum: Beer Tent 05-15-2020, 05:15 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 615
Posted By el gaitero
Re: Shipping Bagpipes within the USA: Tips for Safe Trip

A sturdy cardboard box from eg photocopy paper, a case of beer/wine etc will do nicely. I leave the drone tops linked with the cord...but each piece well wrapped with bubble wrap. Likewise all other...
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