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Forum: Technique & Instrument 01-12-2021, 09:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 615
Posted By Stephanie Allen
Re: Bagpipe ID

Congratulations! I was eyeing this set, too. I couldn't justify another bagpipe so I'm glad they'll get the attention they deserve! Enjoy!
Forum: Beer Tent 10-29-2020, 10:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,279
Posted By Stephanie Allen
Re: A favor? Up for Best Social Media for The Big Rab Show Awards...

You got my vote! I love your videos.

Thanks for sharing!
Forum: Beer Tent 10-26-2020, 09:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,279
Posted By Stephanie Allen
Re: Goodwill Find

Looks like ivory on the drone tops. I can believe they don't want the hassle of CITES.
Forum: Trading Post Archive 10-05-2020, 02:05 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 62
Posted By Stephanie Allen
FS: Naill ABW Blowstick w/imm. mount - $75 CAD

Naill African Blackwood blowstick with imitation mount for sale.

No cracks. Perfect condition.

It's 5 inches long from the tip (without mouthpiece) to the bottom of the mount.

It came with...
Forum: Beer Tent 09-11-2020, 08:49 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,293
Posted By Stephanie Allen
Re: Pirate Set?

And don't forget that Talk Like A Pirate Day is coming up on September 19!
Forum: Beginners, Intermediate, + 08-12-2020, 10:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,048
Posted By Stephanie Allen
Re: Practice Chanter Reed Recomondation

Walsh goes great in both my poly and ABW chanters.
Forum: Technique & Instrument 06-22-2020, 09:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,902
Posted By Stephanie Allen
Re: Imitation ivory and UV.

Looking at the fluorescence under UV light is a good, non-invasive method.
Forum: Beer Tent 06-15-2020, 09:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,050
Posted By Stephanie Allen
Re: International Travel with Blackwood Bagpipes

My brother was once asked at airport security to play his bassoon. He asked if they wanted to hear anything special.... it could have gone a lot worse! :woot:
Forum: Music 06-15-2020, 09:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,487
Posted By Stephanie Allen
Re: Canadian "Provincial " Tunes

Check out Bruce Gandy's original compositions. He is like the Stompin' Tom of the pipe band world (has written a tune about every place he has been!)

It seems to me we have a maritime medley and I...
Forum: Beer Tent 04-24-2020, 10:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,900
Posted By Stephanie Allen
Re: Games cancellations

Maxville is now cancelled. It was the last remaining event in the Ontario calendar.

PPBSO season is cancelled.
Forum: Beer Tent 04-24-2020, 10:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 812
Posted By Stephanie Allen
Forum: Beer Tent 03-31-2020, 05:50 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,077
Posted By Stephanie Allen
Re: Playing in Surgical Gloves (?? :)


I am not saying that you fall into this category, but I have seen many people wearing gloves on public transit -- holding the pole, opening the door, holding the thing that hand down from...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 03-19-2020, 10:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 724
Posted By Stephanie Allen
Re: What's your pipe bag cover material?

I recently bought a Harris Tweed cover from bagpipecovers.com . It looks great. I also have a more formal cover from them, too (navy velvet with a thin line of metallic in a diamond pattern. Very...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 02-23-2020, 09:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,492
Posted By Stephanie Allen
Re: Bagpipe/instrument stand

I use a guitar stand https://www.instagram.com/p/BXF28ujBxg5/?igshid=19mkfoq4rawgk.
I don't use this in the winter because the house is too dry.
Forum: Beer Tent 01-08-2020, 07:11 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,976
Posted By Stephanie Allen
Re: Wedding dilemma

Ask your daughter. Personally, I didn't want my Dad to walk me down the aisle when I got married (a bit to paternalistic and old-fashioned for my taste) but if he were a piper (or musician of any...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 01-02-2020, 12:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 475
Posted By Stephanie Allen
Re: Contact info for Thomas Doucet?

I sent you a PM with his phone number.
Forum: Trading Post Archive 12-14-2019, 11:06 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 50
Posted By Stephanie Allen
FS: Walsh Standard Poly Practice Chanter - $40 CAD

John Walsh standard/regular length poly PC with Walsh reed.

Excellent condition.

$40 CAD plus shipping.

PM me here if you're interested or for more details.
Forum: History, Tradition, Heritage 07-04-2019, 10:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 567
Posted By Stephanie Allen
Re: Biographies, photos of RG Lawrie, Peter Henderson, RG Hardie??

Jeannie Campbell's books are good resources.
Highland Bagpipe Makers (2011)
More Highland Bagpipe Makers (2017)
Forum: Trading Post Archive 06-20-2019, 08:51 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 280
Posted By Stephanie Allen
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Post: FS: Bennett Goat Skin Bag - $140...
Forum: Trading Post Archive 06-03-2019, 08:26 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 230
Posted By Stephanie Allen
FS: Bennett Goat Skin Bag - $140

For sale a Bennett goat skin bag in excellent condition. Less than a year old and only tied in for about 6 months. Date stamped on bag is June 28 2018.

Comes with an unopened can of Airtight...
Forum: Trading Post Archive 06-03-2019, 11:22 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 195
Posted By Stephanie Allen
FS: McCallum long poly PC - $60

For sale long poly McCallum practice chanter. Brand new condition. I got it from someone who thought they would learn from a book and the internet. I thought I'd keep it as a spare, but this makes...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 05-13-2019, 08:43 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,726
Posted By Stephanie Allen
Re: Naill Re-bore?

Actually, Madpiper13 is in Alberta. Close enough :)
Forum: Beer Tent 05-06-2019, 09:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,543
Posted By Stephanie Allen
Re: Bagpipe Repairs CITES

You won't need a permit if the pieces are being sent for repair. Clearly state that on the package as well as the waybill and customs declaration. That said, check with your exporting jurisdiction...
Forum: Trading Post Archive 10-24-2018, 05:15 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 214
Posted By Stephanie Allen
FS: Walsh Shuttle Pipes - $350

John Walsh 2 drone shuttle pipes. Excellent condition but there is some tarnish on the brass fitting.

Navy bag cover
Natural maple finish
Includes black soft-sided carry case, bag, chanter and...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 10-12-2018, 01:12 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,441
Posted By Stephanie Allen
Re: Tone Protector vs. Pipers Pal

Museums routinely use silica gel to passively modify environments in an enclosed space (such as a showcase). There is a lot of proven science behind this and it is an accepted practice that has been...
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