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Forum: Beer Tent 08-25-2016, 08:26 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,510
Posted By RGHARDIE
Re: Can we trust our old pipes?

I can't confirm 100% what happened with Hardie bagpipes prior to taking over in 2005 however to the best of my knowledge they were always made in Glasgow. Since then our bagpipes have always been...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 05-13-2014, 06:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,652
Posted By RGHARDIE
Re: new RG Hardie engraved mounts

Thanks for the comments.

I think everyone is right here. I don't monitor this forum very often but do so more regularly if a topic arises about our products. If you need an answer to a question...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 05-07-2014, 05:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,229
Posted By RGHARDIE
Re: AdjustiStick Blowpipe issues

Please email me and I will resolve this for you.
alastaird@rghardie.co.uk
Thanks

Alastair
Forum: Technique & Instrument 05-07-2014, 05:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,652
Posted By RGHARDIE
Re: new RG Hardie engraved mounts

Our mounts are a solid nickel alloy that we engrave on an engraving machine. They are then sent away to have the antique finish applied. When the mounts return to us we thread them and fit to the...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 10-21-2013, 01:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,442
Posted By RGHARDIE
Re: New Chanter question... Strathmore or Hardie?

I play the PH blackwood chanter in the solos and I get the sound I am looking for. I know some pipers like our plastic chanter for solos however I designed it for bands. I could set up any of our...
Forum: Industry News 08-08-2013, 06:25 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 998
Posted By RGHARDIE
R.G. Hardie Piper Flight Case

We are delighted to announce the launch of the R.G. Hardie Piper Flight Case. Available for sale in the UK during Piping Live! and worldwide later this month.

For more information follow this...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 05-03-2013, 02:32 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 22,155
Posted By RGHARDIE
Re: DM Atherton warning...

The bores on the Hardie and Henderson pipes we make are the same and are based on my father in laws 1924 full ivory hendersons. The bottom joints on all the drones are Hardies however there is not...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 05-02-2013, 05:20 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 22,155
Posted By RGHARDIE
Re: DM Atherton warning...

We do have links to both Hardie and Henderson bagpipes as Duncan Campbell, who has trained our turners, has been with Hardies since 1962. He worked with Bob Hardie and John Weatherston during their...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 12-17-2012, 06:25 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,667
Posted By RGHARDIE
Re: Current Hardie pipes Opinions.....

You can find all the information about Hardie and Henderson pipes on our website however to answer the question about the bores both Hardie and Henderson have the same bores. They differ with their...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 04-23-2012, 02:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,702
Posted By RGHARDIE
Re: Flat High G on Henderson Chanter

Piper Rich,

I am not sure what the problem is so please send me an email so I can resolve this for you. alastaird@rghardie.co.uk

Thanks

Alastair
Forum: Technique & Instrument 02-13-2012, 03:43 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 8,649
Posted By RGHARDIE
Re: Blackwood oil?

This is oil for blackwood not from blackwood. The oil was selected to protect the wood especially in drier climates. I don't oil my pipes as I play regularly and I have never had any issues to...
Forum: Industry News 10-13-2011, 07:33 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 801
Posted By RGHARDIE
Bagpipes Special Offer

We have 5 sets of bagpipes in stock that are being sold at a special offer price. We have 4 x RGH03 and 1 x RGH02. Follow this link for more information:
...
Forum: Industry News 10-06-2011, 09:02 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 951
Posted By RGHARDIE
Featured Artists

We are looking for pipers for the featured artist section of our website.

Currently the featured piper is Scruffy Wallace from the Irish rock band the Dropkick Murphys:...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 08-19-2011, 05:08 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,725
Posted By RGHARDIE
Re: Which G1 bands use all one make of drones?

In FMM we have 9 sets of the new Peter Henderson bagpipes. I am not sure of the exact mix but the rest are vintage Hendersons, MacDougalls and Lawries. There are also a set of Fletchers, Ian Murray...
Forum: Industry News 06-02-2011, 03:53 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,225
Posted By RGHARDIE
New R.G. Hardie Website

We are pleased to announce the launch of our new website at www.rghardie.com (http://www.rghardie.com/)

The new site has many new features so you can find out more about what we do.

Here are...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 05-26-2011, 06:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,820
Posted By RGHARDIE
Re: Is there a Peter Henderson SOLO Plastic Chanter

To clear up a few points on our pipe chanters. For me a pipe chanter is a pipe chanter and whether you decide to play it in a solo or band environment is up to the individual. I would happily play...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 04-11-2011, 03:09 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,784
Posted By RGHARDIE
Re: Henderson & Strathmore ABW Chanters

I thought I should comment on the sanding of the holes. This is actually something I wanted and we do this on purpose so it is not over sanding. All feedback (other than this thread) has been...
Forum: Beer Tent 01-20-2011, 08:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 787
Posted By RGHARDIE
Re: Any suggestions on contacting the R.G. Hardie Company

Randy is quite correct that I am on the forums now and again but not every week so feel free to PM me and I will reply ASAP.

You can also try my own email which is alastaird@rghardie.co.uk
and...
Forum: Industry News 12-13-2010, 02:52 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,491
Posted By RGHARDIE
Peter Henderson Bagpipes with Boxwood Mounts

Hi everyone,

We posted the message below about a unique set of Peter Henderson Boxwood bagpipes. The set was paid for and sent to the customer however they didn't sign for the set and they have...
Forum: Do It Yourself (DIY) 12-04-2010, 01:57 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,154
Posted By RGHARDIE
Re: Loose Ring cap repair

If anyone has an issue with bagpipes from us please don't hesitate to contact as we will resolve any problems and provide advice on instrument care.

Regarding threading we now thread metal...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 11-11-2010, 07:22 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,568
Posted By RGHARDIE
Re: Dunbar or New P. Henderson

I have just done a recording for Pipeline and have been told it will air on the 20th of this month. I am playing my usual set up which is PH5H and PH blackwood chanter.

I have created a facebook...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 09-05-2010, 02:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,956
Posted By RGHARDIE
Re: Pro soloists using new Henderson chanter?

There were several pipers using the PH chanter at Oban and Inverness who featured in the prize lists.

Stuart Liddell
Jori Chisholm
Jamie Forrester
Myself

I have created a Facebook page for...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 07-26-2010, 03:50 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,492
Posted By RGHARDIE
Re: Flexistick issues?

Daniel,

We received your flexistik on Friday, I was off and have returned today to test it. The problem was the internal valve which I have replaced and will send out today. Sorry for the...
Forum: Industry News 07-06-2010, 05:49 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 700
Posted By RGHARDIE
Peter Henderson Bagpipes with Boxwood Mounts

I received a PM that the additional images were not loading correctly. The problem has now been fixed if anyone is interested in seeing them. ...
Forum: Industry News 06-30-2010, 06:46 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 769
Posted By RGHARDIE
Peter Henderson Bagpipes with Boxwood Mounts

We have a custom made set of Peter Henderson bagpipes with boxwood mounts available for sale. Made in 2009 the set has been played in competition and produces an excellent sound from the drones. We...
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