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Forum: Webmaster & Software Yesterday, 11:27 AM
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Posted By Klondike Waldo
Recommend a web page editor

After many years of using iWeb to create and edit my web page, that's no longer an option. What other Mac-friendly apps are people using , and why?
Forum: Technique & Instrument 01-21-2021, 12:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,398
Posted By Klondike Waldo
Re: Selbie tenor drone question

I sent him an email some months ago and did not receive an answer. I shall try again.
Forum: Technique & Instrument 01-20-2021, 07:52 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,398
Posted By Klondike Waldo
Re: Selbie tenor drone question

Do you have a source for EzeeDrone or Selbie screws other than buying complete reeds?
I'd be in interested in experimenting.
Forum: Technique & Instrument 01-20-2021, 07:50 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,244
Posted By Klondike Waldo
Re: Bass reeds and tuning

…going back to my observation about Tuning issues in jazz bands I played in a life time ago, I would expect the bass drum to sound flatter in direct sunshine as the head would expand and get looser. ...
Forum: Beer Tent 01-20-2021, 07:41 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,759
Posted By Klondike Waldo
Re: Osteoarthritis in Fingers

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Greetings, super8mm, and to All,

While praying fervently... to avoid... practicing
The Art of Medicine... while "shooting from the
hip"... and... pretty much......
Forum: Beer Tent 01-19-2021, 03:53 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,902
Posted By Klondike Waldo
Re: Tunes you absolutely HATE!

that should be SINGING!:willy:,
Forum: Beer Tent 01-18-2021, 07:08 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,902
Posted By Klondike Waldo
Re: Tunes you absolutely HATE!

I get requests for that tune often, and always advise the clients that it's a tune that can almost be played on Highland pipes, but not correctly and always offer to sing it instead (I'm a lyric...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 01-17-2021, 03:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,244
Posted By Klondike Waldo
Re: Bass reeds and tuning

A warmer air column tends to vibrate at a higher pitch, I believe.
I remember playing summer beach gigs with a jazz band- the banjo would get flatter in the heat, as the strings relaxed, but the...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 01-17-2021, 03:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 690
Posted By Klondike Waldo
Re: Drone reeds for easy chanter reed players

I agree with what you write, BUT in my experience some drone reeds, in my experience, are more sensitive to minor changes than others, and some are more difficult to calibrate to play with easier...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 01-15-2021, 04:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 690
Posted By Klondike Waldo
Drone reeds for easy chanter reed players

I've noticed of late that some drone reeds work better with stronger chanter reeds and some are more suited to balancing with easier chanter reeds.
Has anyone else experienced that? And if so, which...
Forum: Beer Tent 01-15-2021, 04:01 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,787
Posted By Klondike Waldo
Re: Geico commercial with pipes

Yes, seen it. Think of the compactor scene in the original Star Wars:woot:
Forum: Beer Tent 01-07-2021, 04:31 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,939
Posted By Klondike Waldo
Re: Fondly remembered gigs?

One more story: I got a call from a lady in Florida to play for her grandmother's funeral in the Boston area. The only tune request was "Ding, Dong, The Witch Is Dead" :willy:
The deceased was a...
Forum: Beer Tent 01-01-2021, 03:18 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,759
Posted By Klondike Waldo
Re: Osteoarthritis in Fingers

That must be some serious stuff:woot:
Forum: Beginners, Intermediate, + 01-01-2021, 07:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,195
Posted By Klondike Waldo
Re: Help with breathing/squeezing technique...

It's easy to overblow and easy reed, especially if you're excited, say stepping up to the line in a competition. That's why may pipe majors insist on stronger reeds for the band. On The flip side,...
Forum: Beer Tent 12-31-2020, 01:05 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,670
Posted By Klondike Waldo
Re: So this is what the wait feels like... (new pipes)

Just think, Andrew, you get to keep that "waiting' up for Santa" felling going for a while.
:woot:
Forum: Beer Tent 12-31-2020, 01:03 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,759
Posted By Klondike Waldo
Re: Osteoarthritis in Fingers

The generic name for Voltaren is Diclofenac Sodium Topical Gel 1% :thumb:
I had it prescribed for my poor old knees.
Forum: Do It Yourself (DIY) 12-30-2020, 07:24 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,026
Posted By Klondike Waldo
Re: Drone plugs/corks for Kitchen Pipes

I made plugs for my smallpipes from small wooden dowels , topped with wooded balls drilled to insert and glue the dowels into them and wrapped the dwelling with hemp or cork. Depending on the ID of...
Forum: Beer Tent 12-29-2020, 04:49 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,902
Posted By Klondike Waldo
Re: Tunes you absolutely HATE!

I think it depends on what your objective is in playing_ If you are playing for your own amusement, or if you're competing, or if you're playing tunes that are significant to people at moments that...
Forum: Beer Tent 12-25-2020, 01:49 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,902
Posted By Klondike Waldo
Re: Tunes you absolutely HATE!

I have been requested to play theU.S. National Anthem on a few occasions. My understanding of the National Anthem Code (act of Congress around the same time the Star-Spangled Banners adopted in...
Forum: Beer Tent 12-25-2020, 01:43 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,902
Posted By Klondike Waldo
Re: Tunes you absolutely HATE!

Aye that's the Bobby Shaftoe one:thumb:
Forum: Beer Tent 12-24-2020, 02:50 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,902
Posted By Klondike Waldo
Re: Tunes you absolutely HATE!

Which Teribus? The original or the Bobby Shaft one?
Forum: Beer Tent 12-22-2020, 05:49 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,939
Posted By Klondike Waldo
Re: Fondly remembered gigs?

I have a few, but I'll mention only a couple
I was called by al lady to play as a surprise for her mother who was to have her last chemo appointment on that day."Dancing Queen" was the requested...
Forum: Beginners, Intermediate, + 12-22-2020, 10:12 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 388
Posted By Klondike Waldo
Help with diaphragmatic breathing

Back when I was a Middle School Band and chorus teacher, I found ma ny of my students were not producing solid breath support. Many of them though getting a deep breath involved raising their...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 12-19-2020, 04:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,398
Posted By Klondike Waldo
Re: Selbie tenor drone question

…there are two or three other adjustments you can make with Selbie drone reeds to make them flatter:

The old, tried-and-true put a dab of wax on the end of the tongue;

More radical- sleeve the...
Forum: Webmaster & Software 12-13-2020, 02:57 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,424
Posted By Klondike Waldo
Re: Choice of pipe music engraving software?

On a related note ;-), Can someone recommend an app to convert notation or output such as .xml or .sib to ABC?
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