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Forum: Technique & Instrument 10-17-2014, 01:37 PM
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Posted By Tigerbiker
Re: Kron Chanter Reed

Klondike, I was wondering if the older drones and newer chanter could account for some of the difference with the tuning pins. Right now I just tune to myself, but my instructor keeps trying to get...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 10-15-2014, 04:36 PM
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Posted By Tigerbiker
Kron Chanter Reed

I am playing a post 500 Kron ABW chanter on a set of late 70's ABW Hardie pipes. I have been using MacLellan chanter reeds, but have been having two problems. First, the drones are tuning really,...
Forum: History, Tradition, Heritage 06-08-2014, 01:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,158
Posted By Tigerbiker
Re: Old time maintenance

Thanks Sanger
Forum: History, Tradition, Heritage 06-07-2014, 10:29 AM
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Views: 3,158
Posted By Tigerbiker
Re: Old time maintenance

Sanger, that's more the type of information I was after. Thanks for providing it. I would have never guessed about using salt in hide bags, certainly wouldn't do it now, but certainly makes sense for...
Forum: History, Tradition, Heritage 06-06-2014, 07:14 PM
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Posted By Tigerbiker
Re: Old time maintenance

[QUOTE=pancelticpiper;1260964]Read where? And what is the evidence? If there is a surviving instrument made of bog oak I've not seen a photo or description of it. If there's a surviving account of a...
Forum: History, Tradition, Heritage 06-06-2014, 01:03 PM
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Posted By Tigerbiker
Re: Old time maintenance

I have read regarding wood that there is some evidence that the highlanders may have used bog oak, which exhibits many properties we find desireable in the GHB. Down in England during the period we...
Forum: History, Tradition, Heritage 06-05-2014, 06:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,158
Posted By Tigerbiker
Old time maintenance

I have searched the web over to try and determine how the old timers maintained their pipes. Now by old timers I don't mean those of you who might be coming up on years, I mean those in the 1600's...
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