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Forum: Technique & Instrument Yesterday, 03:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 590
Posted By LJ Neville
Re: Rocket Drone Reeds Required

Since they are no longer made... they are worth whatever someone is willing to pay for them.
Forum: In Memoriam 09-16-2019, 04:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 176
Posted By LJ Neville
J. David Hester

Friends... with regret I announce the sudden passing of J. David Hester, of alt.piob fame. See here:

https://www.pipesdrums.com/article/david-hester/

A sad day.
Forum: Beer Tent 07-01-2019, 03:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 995
Posted By LJ Neville
Re: Atherton Pipes - Ross Bag

I too always use clamps.... however, I believe it voids the warranty.
Forum: Industry News 06-20-2019, 11:59 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 379
Posted By LJ Neville
Summer BOGO sale!

Hi folks - in celebration of Summer, for one week only I'm offering Buy One, Get One Free on The Airy Glengarry and The Inverness Poncho. This sale is for Bob Dunsire members and friends of these...
Forum: Trading Post Archive 06-13-2019, 10:22 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 74
Posted By LJ Neville
FS: Kron ABW chanter - $170 shipped

Hi folks, more closet cleaning... a very good Kron ABW chanter with silver band on foot, marked on the bottom with either "XO28" or "X608", and a date "8/1/??", no carving that I can see. There is...
Forum: Trading Post Archive 06-06-2019, 12:19 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 199
Posted By LJ Neville
FS: Two Colin Kyo laminate chanters - $250 each shipped

No longer available, these chanters were among the last made by Murray Huggins in laminate. Bright tone, easy to reed, comfortable ergonomically.

$250 price includes shipping in the US.

Take...
Forum: Trading Post Archive 05-27-2019, 02:30 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 160
Posted By LJ Neville
FS: Dunbar P3 Poly GHB - $600 shipped

Made of Delrin and fully mounted in imitation ivory, the Dunbar P3 bagpipe is a perfect first set for a beginner of any age, and also a perfect second set for someone who has moved up to a special...
Forum: Beer Tent 05-24-2019, 12:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 523
Posted By LJ Neville
Re: Muscle Memory

SO very sorry to hear of your trouble. I find I am still recovering from a two level cervical spine fusion of almost three years ago... my technique and consistency are still improving! I find that...
Forum: Trading Post Archive 05-14-2019, 08:45 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 181
Posted By LJ Neville
FS: Selbie drone reeds - $40 shipped

Hi folks, clearing out the piping closet and found these used Selbie drone reeds, spare. Need cleaning but they work fine. $40 each set shipped in the US, or take all three for $110. Paypal fine.
Forum: Technique & Instrument 05-02-2019, 07:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 597
Posted By LJ Neville
Re: Non "silk" drone cords?

Here are some...

https://www.ebay.com/itm/Wool-Bagpipe-Cords-in-various-colours-for-Highland-Bagpipes-pipes-Tie-Drones/192804989552?hash=item2ce412aa70:g:YvQAAOSwLa9UX-H1
Forum: Technique & Instrument 04-28-2019, 02:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,057
Posted By LJ Neville
Re: Drone reed preference in MacLellan drones

I agree with those recommending Ezeedrone, Canning, and Rocket reeds for MacLellan drones (if you can find a set). Add the latest model Selbie - the new bass is very, very good.
Forum: Technique & Instrument 04-04-2019, 09:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,026
Posted By LJ Neville
Re: MG White Mamba Drone Reeds

Hi Gruffalo... You might try, if you haven't done so already:

1) making sure that the bass mid section and the bass top section are properly hemped so that you can't rock either section back and...
Forum: In Memoriam 02-02-2019, 11:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 773
Posted By LJ Neville
Re: Karen Turpen, wife of the late Zudupiper

You are quite welcome Andrew. I know the BDF community was important to Dave... and I'm not surprised by your story, that was just the kind of guy he was. His adult daughter is equally lovely.
Forum: In Memoriam 02-02-2019, 09:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 773
Posted By LJ Neville
Karen Turpen, wife of the late Zudupiper

For those who fondly remember the late Dave Turpen, aka Zudupiper on these forums and its predecessor... I'm posting to let you know that his lovely wife Karen Turpen just passed away. Memorial...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 01-26-2019, 10:31 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,020
Posted By LJ Neville
Re: Help Improving Band Tuning

All of the above, and also, blowing. Tough to tune folks if they are not powering the instrument steadily. If you are at a loss as to how to work on this I'd be happy to forward you my method. ...
Forum: Industry News 01-17-2019, 06:51 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 444
Posted By LJ Neville
20% off St Patrick's Day sale!

It's two months until the big day and I'm offering 20% off orders of 10 or more Airy Glengarrys or Inverness Ponchos, January 17 through February 17, with free shipping! It's called "March" for a...
Forum: Industry News 11-24-2018, 09:04 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 515
Posted By LJ Neville
Stocking stuffer special...

... and FREE shipping to the US and Canada. Receive 10% off retail when you order either:

1 Airy Glengarry and 1 Inverness Poncho

2 Airy Glengarrys

2 Inverness Ponchos

Visit...
Forum: Do It Yourself (DIY) 10-22-2018, 01:31 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,651
Posted By LJ Neville
Re: I made my own pipe bag

Gorgeous, Andrew. When you start offering these for sale, please put me down for a goat- or sheep-skin with tooled leather overlay. That would be simply magnificent. Or you could just offer your...
Forum: Piobaireachd 10-17-2018, 01:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,626
Posted By LJ Neville
Re: How many actually use Binneas

Ron, I too use Binneas on occasion. Considering that you are teacher-less allow me to recommend Jimmy McIntosh's fine book Ceol Mor for the Great Highland Bagpipe, presented in the Balmoral...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 09-28-2018, 08:05 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,510
Posted By LJ Neville
Re: Roddy MacLeod High-A

Here's the direct link to that excellent article:

https://cdn.shopify.com/s/files/1/0919/6606/files/ThatElusiveHighA_byChrisApps.pdf?5086737375674643701

Thanks for this Chris!
Forum: Technique & Instrument 09-13-2018, 09:16 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 8,516
Posted By LJ Neville
Re: Recommended drone reeds for McCallum AB4's

+1 for Selbies. Easy to work with, air efficient, tune right where you want them, and a lovely sound in McCallums. Several of my students play this combination.
Forum: Industry News 08-30-2018, 07:40 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 347
Posted By LJ Neville
Labor Day Sale!

LABOR DAY SALE! It's the end of the season and we are offering the following promotion: Buy at least five (5) Airy Glengarrys and five (5) Inverness Ponchos, get 25% off and free shipping (US only)....
Forum: Trading Post Archive 08-06-2018, 03:34 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 103
Posted By LJ Neville
FS: QOH horsehair sporran - $170 shipped

Hi folks, here is a Queens Own Highlanders horsehair sporran, black body with white tassels, in lovely pre-owned condition. Real horse hair, markings on back show that it was issued.

Message for...
Forum: Trading Post Archive 08-06-2018, 02:13 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 154
Posted By LJ Neville
FS: Flower of Scotland kilt - $170 shipped

Hi folks... here is a Flower of Scotland kilt made by House of Edgar, medium weight wool, double fringe, three buckles, waist 32-36, length 22-1/2".

In wonderful shape, hardly worn, no smells or...
Forum: Industry News 07-12-2018, 07:51 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 507
Posted By LJ Neville
Packable raingear for the Worlds

Hi folks! Heading to Scotland for the World Pipe Band Championship? Pack light yet still be prepared for the inevitable rain by bringing your Inverness Poncho, the raincape that fits in your...
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