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Forum: History, Tradition, Heritage 12-09-2018, 06:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,289
Posted By IsaacWalters
Re: James Bett (& Collection) Revisited

Old tunes! Very cool Lloyd! I need to check this out.
Forum: Trading Post Archive 12-05-2018, 06:05 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 141
Posted By IsaacWalters
FS: Fisher SSP in A - $1,300 shipped

I am offering up a custom set of Wayne Fisher Smallpipes in A. I had these made 2 years ago but really do not need another set of SSP and would like to use the monies to fund a new set of GHP.
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Forum: Trading Post Archive 09-18-2017, 07:01 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 150
Posted By IsaacWalters
FS: French Cornemuse A - $1200 OBO

I am selling a French Cornemuse in A. It was made by David Boisvert of Greenwood Pipes in MN. AB or ebony, I do not recall and mastadon ivory. I will never get around to learning these as i work...
Forum: Uilleann, Northumbrian, Smallpipes + 04-05-2017, 04:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,246
Posted By IsaacWalters
Re: Wedding attire for Smallpiper

Richard is spot on with his tweed waistcoat, tattersall shirt, and tie. I would wear all of that in a heartbeat.
Forum: Piobaireachd 02-24-2017, 04:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,069
Posted By IsaacWalters
Re: Piobaireachd Duet 'Lacrimae'

Eager anticipation... :woot:
Forum: Uilleann, Northumbrian, Smallpipes + 02-09-2017, 11:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,612
Posted By IsaacWalters
Drones on shoulder

This painting got me to thinking about drone position. Most commonly seen with smallpipes is the across the chest/other-side shoulder. This image has them on the bag-side shoulder. Thoughts on...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 10-31-2016, 12:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,023
Posted By IsaacWalters
Re: It gets worse and worse

Got pocket knife, can whittle. :doh:
Forum: Technique & Instrument 10-28-2016, 08:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,023
Posted By IsaacWalters
Re: It gets worse and worse

So Lloyd... does this tell me I can stick my practice chanter in the chanter stock of my pipes and play?? :willy:
Forum: Beer Tent 08-23-2016, 06:38 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,784
Posted By IsaacWalters
Re: Balmoral bonnet recommendation

Mackie is hands down best!!! I wear a cheapo, a handmade one by my wife, and a Mackie. The Mackie is brilliant!!
Forum: Do It Yourself (DIY) 08-22-2016, 05:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,837
Posted By IsaacWalters
Re: Bag cover trim

I think that looped and purled (twisted) fringe is often called Bullion (especially when in metallic threads). The bag currently on the pipes I have is wonderful and old, but I am not fond of the...
Forum: Do It Yourself (DIY) 08-22-2016, 05:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,837
Posted By IsaacWalters
Re: Bag cover trim

But Richard... I LIKE the frayed old wool yarn look! :thumb: An olive or drab green would be perfect.
Forum: Do It Yourself (DIY) 08-21-2016, 06:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,837
Posted By IsaacWalters
Re: Bag cover trim

I have been at 3 or 4 sewing shops and have seen a ridiculous number of trims, but I am looking for something of a fringe like this (which they have not had)...
...
Forum: Do It Yourself (DIY) 08-20-2016, 07:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,837
Posted By IsaacWalters
Bag cover trim

I am looking at diy'ing a bag cover and am wondering where to get trim.
Forum: Technique & Instrument 08-08-2016, 01:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,097
Posted By IsaacWalters
Re: A fart in the fog

I think you should compose it! It would be a grand song to learn when I come back to lessons in the Autumn! :thumb:
Forum: Uilleann, Northumbrian, Smallpipes + 07-15-2016, 08:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,110
Posted By IsaacWalters
Re: identifying old set of bellows blown pipes

Ooo... Anticipation and interest builds here too! Unfortunately, I can not help.
Forum: Uilleann, Northumbrian, Smallpipes + 06-13-2016, 08:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,622
Posted By IsaacWalters
Re: Historic small/parlour/reel pipes

Book ordered and currently looking through NMS's online collections.
Forum: Uilleann, Northumbrian, Smallpipes + 06-12-2016, 05:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,622
Posted By IsaacWalters
Re: Historic small/parlour/reel pipes

Excellent! THank you for that
Forum: Uilleann, Northumbrian, Smallpipes + 06-11-2016, 02:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,622
Posted By IsaacWalters
Historic small/parlour/reel pipes

Hello,

I am looking for images of pre-1820 sets of smallpipes. If anyone has any images and is willing to share them, please do.
Forum: Uilleann, Northumbrian, Smallpipes + 06-11-2016, 05:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 969
Posted By IsaacWalters
Re: Fisher Smallpipes

Thank you for the reply!
Forum: Do It Yourself (DIY) 06-10-2016, 08:07 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,715
Posted By IsaacWalters
Re: Antique-ing mounts?

Very nicely done, Richard! I really like it!
Forum: Pipe Bands 06-07-2016, 04:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,289
Posted By IsaacWalters
Re: Atlanta kilts

A friend purchased one from them this past year. He received it and then promptly sent it back. The overall construction was poor. The apron was very narrow and had now flare to it. Just not what...
Forum: Beer Tent 06-03-2016, 10:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,069
Posted By IsaacWalters
Forum: Uilleann, Northumbrian, Smallpipes + 06-03-2016, 07:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 969
Posted By IsaacWalters
Fisher Smallpipes

I have been looking at smallpipes for awhile and JUST came acrossed Fisher Bagpipes. Has anyone heard these first hand or played them? Any thoughts?

IW
Forum: History, Tradition, Heritage 05-15-2016, 05:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,689
Posted By IsaacWalters
Re: Scottish Manor House Pipers

I have not seen that episode yet, Richard (Love the hodden). The season 3 (IIRC) episode at Inveraray had Iain Campbell piping.
Forum: History, Tradition, Heritage 05-15-2016, 06:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,689
Posted By IsaacWalters
Re: Scottish Manor House Pipers

Yes, as mentioned above, that is Inveraray Castle, home of His Grace, the Duke of Argyll and traditional seat of the clan Campbell. The piper was Iain Campbell, who is the twin brother of Craig...
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