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Forum: Do It Yourself (DIY) 08-06-2011, 09:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,049
Posted By ottopiper
Re: Gannaway small bag circumference?

I've been using the same pipe bag 'corset' since 2005 on my Med. Ross and I'm quite happy with the bag comfort (and with how clever it makes me feel). It doesn't press on my left forearm anymore and...
Forum: Do It Yourself (DIY) 08-06-2011, 09:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,049
Posted By ottopiper
Re: Gannaway small bag circumference?

As to the discrepancy between Andrew's measurements and yours remember that; Leather is elastic, it will be bigger when inflated and stressed - this is what gives you more control with a hyde bag. ...
Forum: Beer Tent 10-14-2010, 06:23 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,013
Posted By ottopiper
Re: Name this bagpipe

They appear almost identical to my set of '69 Hardies, though as observed above some of the silver has been replaced (i.e. the tuning pin in photo 17). The D&N hallmark in photo 9 is consistent with...
Forum: Webmaster & Software 10-01-2009, 12:06 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,090
Posted By ottopiper
Looking for BMW file archive software

Hi all,

I'm looking for a program that parses a directory of BMW files to produce a list/database containing the tune header information (title/time signature/composer/etc.). I've long considered...
Forum: Beer Tent Archive 10-13-2008, 10:22 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,431
Posted By ottopiper
Re: Vanity Liscense plates

To me a vanity plates are kind of like a tattoos. No matter how clever they seem at the time at some point in the future you'll regret getting it.

That said, my favorite by far was my friend...
Forum: Piobaireachd 08-11-2008, 11:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 840
Posted By ottopiper
Re: medleys

It's certainly been done in the past. In most recent memory Scottish Power adapted Lament for Mary MacLeod in their 2007 medley. While its true that kitschy overuse of piobaireachd in a medley as...
Forum: Competition Results 07-21-2008, 11:31 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,094
Posted By ottopiper
Re: Glasgowlands

Manchester G4 combined with Manchester Regional Police & Fire G4 at the beginning of last season. The amalgamated band competes as the Charter Oak PB.
We were fairly happy with the results from...
Forum: Do It Yourself (DIY) 11-05-2007, 02:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,015
Posted By ottopiper
Re: restrictive drone valves

There doesn't seem to be any logical reason why the hole in these valves is so small (approx. 3/16") relative to the Ross tube and a regular drone bore. I'm surprised people are able to play them...
Forum: Trading Post Archive 08-21-2007, 08:04 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 361
Posted By ottopiper
WTB: Deger Pipe MIDI Cable

I bought a Deger Pipe a number of years ago and have since lost the MIDI cable that came with it. So I'm looking for someone who's not using their cable and willing to part with it. Drop me a note...
Forum: Pipe Bands 08-19-2007, 03:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,834
Posted By ottopiper
Re: Scots Shut Out at 2007 Worlds

Maybe if you calculate the final tally via EUSPBA/PPBSO rules 78th are 3rd. We would know about it now if they had read the wrong sheets...
Forum: Beer Tent Archive 06-26-2007, 07:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 886
Posted By ottopiper
Re: Bands in Mass?

Hey there Tommo,

If you'll be out this weekend there are the Round Hill Games on Saturday. It's not exactly close, but there will be plenty of bands and a Gr.II contest.

As for during the...
Forum: Beer Tent Archive 06-10-2007, 06:15 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,309
Posted By ottopiper
Re: Maxville Gr. 2 Bands (Who is coming)

Manchester PB from Connecticut will be there.
Forum: Soda Shoppe 04-04-2007, 09:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 470
Posted By ottopiper
Re: Balmoral School

I've got to agree with the others on this rangerspiper. I went most summers while I was in my teens and made most of my best piping friendships there (including MacPiper and Mike).

I went to...
Forum: Beer Tent Archive 11-03-2006, 02:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 461
Posted By ottopiper
Re: Ryan Jones

We are willing to swop our Connecticut Ryan Jones for your Texas Ryan Jones, 12 good chanter reeds, or what have you.
Forum: Beer Tent Archive 09-18-2006, 06:48 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,850
Posted By ottopiper
Re: World's Funniest Bagpipe Tune Names

You gotta love "Catlodge"

Brings to mind that Simpsons episode with the crazy Cat Lady:
Forum: Beer Tent Archive 12-02-2001, 01:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 746
Posted By ottopiper
Re: Speaking of memorable band performances

Wow Bob, thanks for the clip!

That really brings back memories. I remember seeing the same performance (complete with finale hop-muffle) on my first pilgrimage to Maxville as an impressionable...
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