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Forum: Side / Snare 08-15-2019, 04:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 599
Posted By tango68
Re: Practice Drum Pad Recommendation

Unfortunately thatís not an option being itís a youth band and most kids have a variety of pads and several having the same ones.

Might go with the Outlander VML, as the price is right and seems...
Forum: Side / Snare 08-12-2019, 04:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 599
Posted By tango68
Practice Drum Pad Recommendation

Since Iím not a drummer, but have a 10 yr old who is, (with 2+ yrs experience), Iím looking to purchase a new practice pad for him.

I was going to buy the CP-1R from Innovative Percussion as some...
Forum: Do It Yourself (DIY) 09-24-2018, 09:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 401
Posted By tango68
Feather Bonnet Hack????

Just received uniform! The feather bonnet is a used one and extremely uncomfortable. The inside leather piece that goes around circumference of the head is stiff and cap badge is proding on the ...
Forum: Beginners, Intermediate, + 09-24-2018, 08:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,315
Posted By tango68
Re: Ready for 1st Band Performance???

I will give this a try. Not sure where to buy aircraft speed tape or what would be equivalent. ?

Also good to hear this is common - just playing drones on first parade. Obviously itís been done...
Forum: Beginners, Intermediate, + 08-31-2018, 08:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,315
Posted By tango68
Re: Ready for 1st Band Performance???

Some great advice.

Sometimes I think the pipes are a mental game, as they surely mess with my head. But when I think about where my progress was this time last year, surely by this time next...
Forum: Beginners, Intermediate, + 08-30-2018, 07:26 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,315
Posted By tango68
Re: Ready for 1st Band Performance???

Ok thanks for replies. Guessing everyone went through the same thing so just pony up, do it and make each time better then the last. !
Forum: Beginners, Intermediate, + 08-29-2018, 08:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,315
Posted By tango68
Ready for 1st Band Performance???

A couple of things........

Hoping to hear from a few adult learners on this one. (pipers)

When are you actually ďreadyĒ to march and play with the band? I feel like Iím not but the p/m just...
Forum: Beer Tent 12-13-2017, 10:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,164
Posted By tango68
Re: PDQB Certification

Ok, thanks for info.

Thought I'd ask about the Skype, didn't think so either. I will track someone down in western provinces. Your videos are a huge help by the way!

Thanks
Forum: Beer Tent 12-11-2017, 02:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,164
Posted By tango68
PDQB Certification

Couldn't find much on this topic except for back in 2008.

*Is there anything online outlining what the exams cover for each level?

*Is there any exercises/guidelines to prepare for the exam?...
Forum: Beginners, Intermediate, + 10-03-2017, 09:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,082
Posted By tango68
Re: Online lessons from the College of Piping

Yes, very flexible timings and easy going with no pressure. I'm back for another year.
Forum: Music 06-03-2017, 06:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 963
Posted By tango68
Re: Elliott Fin MacDonald Tune - Video Link Attached

Thank you for pointing out.

I was thinking maybe the composer made it available or had it for available for download for a fee, but I understand what you are saying.

The music is here:
...
Forum: Music 06-02-2017, 08:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 963
Posted By tango68
Elliott Fin MacDonald Tune - Video Link Attached

Any chance someone has sheet music to this tune?

https://www.facebook.com/ThePipingQuine/?ref=page_internal

It's the video posted on May 29th, the first tune played. She learned it by ear,...
Forum: Trading Post Archive 04-26-2017, 11:52 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 191
Posted By tango68
FS: McCallum MK1 & MK2 Chanters - $50 each

Our band has 5 MK1 chanters and 5 MK2 chanters (oval holes) for sale.

$50.00 US ea plus shipping.

PM me for photos.
Forum: Technique & Instrument 03-28-2017, 09:01 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,647
Posted By tango68
Re: Dunbar Black Pearl

Ok now you got me thinking! And it could be a whole other thread - poly vs ABW? But I'm sure it's been likely covered here.
Forum: Technique & Instrument 03-27-2017, 08:36 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,647
Posted By tango68
Re: Dunbar Black Pearl

Haven't purchased yet. Was thinking more of the poly for durability and maybe less maintenance being in a dry cold climate in winter, and hotter in the summer.

Reading comments and feedback the...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 03-25-2017, 12:12 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,647
Posted By tango68
Re: Dunbar Black Pearl

Already loving that the mounts and ferrules can be switched out!!!

And the obsession has already begun. John Cairns books, Rythmic Fingerwork, telescopic Airstream blowpipe, Instrument of War...
Forum: Beginners, Intermediate, + 03-24-2017, 03:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,577
Posted By tango68
Re: Blowing ?

Being fairly new to this and just transitioning I can tell you what is working for me.

First off, everything Dapperdan said. It makes a huge difference. And of course testing everything...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 03-22-2017, 07:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,820
Posted By tango68
Re: Airstream or Flexistick?

I bought this one but just start using it. But I did buy it based on the negative feedback regarding the flexistick.

http://www.hotpipes.com/swivel.jpg

Can read more about it here. Not sure...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 03-22-2017, 02:20 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,647
Posted By tango68
Re: Dunbar Black Pearl

Well the more replies I read and the more I think about it, why would I consider it as "my first set." I don't think I would need something else, unless it's for just the sake of collecting.

I...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 03-21-2017, 08:14 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,647
Posted By tango68
Re: Dunbar Black Pearl

Definitely liking the clean look of the black and silver, nice ABW Alloy pipes!

Not sure why Dunbar wouldn't advertise these on their site. Granted the photography and lighting is perfect.

...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 03-21-2017, 10:00 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,647
Posted By tango68
Re: Dunbar Black Pearl

All great input and it's making the decision easier now for Dunbar's.

The Canadian climate (north of Grand Forks), dealing with a local Canadian dealer and their reputation has pretty much sold...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 03-20-2017, 07:54 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,647
Posted By tango68
Re: Dunbar Black Pearl

Steve: Message sent to moderator, thanks for pointing out Thought I posted in Technique and Instruments, but apparently not.

David: Thanks for input. Hopefully I can purchase directly through...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 03-19-2017, 07:03 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,647
Posted By tango68
Dunbar Black Pearl

Transitioning to the pipes, a loaned set of '50's Hendersons. I would like to purchase my first set soon and leaning towards the Dubar Black Pearl as seen on the Hotpipes site. ...
Forum: Trading Post Archive 11-30-2016, 11:45 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 246
Posted By tango68
FS: Child's Poly Practice Chanter - $40 CAN

Pipers' Choice Child's - The Pipers' Choice Child's practice chanter is a 3/4 size practice chanter made for children. The hole spacing on the chanter is closer together so that children can fit...
Forum: Do It Yourself (DIY) 11-18-2011, 12:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,209
Posted By tango68
Re: Name those pipes!!!

Literally just got them and still waiting for the chanter and reeds, however was dying to know who made them. Thanks
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