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Forum: Technique & Instrument 10-11-2018, 05:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 547
Posted By magsevenband
Re: Practice Chanters - tuned to A or Bb?

I've always felt that one should learn on a goose with a properly set reed...that way you learn blowing technique, intonation, along with fingering, although they can be separated in the very...
Forum: Beer Tent 10-06-2018, 01:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 967
Posted By magsevenband
Re: Queen's Piper on hiatus

Her Majesty is quite keen and knowledgeable in regards to Piping and Pipe tunes, more so than one would imagine...as was the Queen Mother...and fantastic supporters of our art.
Forum: Do It Yourself (DIY) 10-04-2018, 06:07 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 859
Posted By magsevenband
Re: I made my own pipe bag

Indeed it is...my recording with a Concert Brass Orchestra...great work on the bag as well...inspirational.

http://royalpiper.homestead.com/Theme_from_the_Magnificent_Seven_2018.mp3
Forum: Beer Tent 10-03-2018, 05:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 967
Posted By magsevenband
Re: Queen's Piper on hiatus

Poorly written and researched article.
Forum: Technique & Instrument 10-02-2018, 07:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 325
Posted By magsevenband
Re: eBay 3/4 Set

The Hardies he has on ebay at $800 are an excellent buy as well....
Forum: Music 09-26-2018, 05:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 766
Posted By magsevenband
Re: Waltzing Matilda

Over There fits the scale nicely...starts out E, Low A, D if memory serves.
Forum: Technique & Instrument 09-23-2018, 03:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 603
Posted By magsevenband
Re: Make and value?

The link is to a closed group.
Forum: Technique & Instrument 09-23-2018, 01:14 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,363
Posted By magsevenband
Re: Tenor Drone all of a sudden won't tune

What do you do?...send them back to the supplier?..and do they accept returns on drone reeds?
Forum: Technique & Instrument 09-19-2018, 04:22 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,056
Posted By magsevenband
Re: Blackwood change , dulling down with time

Apply some Renaissance brand wax.
https://www.amazon.com/Renaissance-XTL-8004-Wax-Polish-65ml/dp/B003AJWN62
Forum: Trading Post Archive 09-14-2018, 05:21 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 75
Posted By magsevenband
FS: Gibson Fireside Pipes, Bflat - $450

Lovely set with rosewood drones, wood mounts, poly stocks and chanter. This one owner set was purchased directly from Gibson circa 1998. Excellent condition. Perfect for those indoor gigs where the...
Forum: Music 08-17-2018, 02:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 523
Posted By magsevenband
Re: The Rose

http://www.theroyalpiper.com/The_Rose.mp3
Forum: Technique & Instrument 07-27-2018, 02:47 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,400
Posted By magsevenband
Re: Most durable synthetic bag?

I've said it before here...they all leak..bags should be made out of a synthetic rubber similar to that of a hot water bottle...with a drain spigot..durable and leakproof.
Forum: Technique & Instrument 07-25-2018, 12:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 619
Posted By magsevenband
Re: fat mount set on Ebay

I'll be watching to see where the bids go...should be interesting....get the popcorn.
Forum: Music 07-22-2018, 08:26 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,461
Posted By magsevenband
Forum: Beer Tent 07-19-2018, 03:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 563
Posted By magsevenband
Re: Are these McCallum??

Pakistan's finest...without a doubt.
Forum: Technique & Instrument 07-19-2018, 06:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 484
Posted By magsevenband
Re: Best drone reeds for 1990's Kintail

You're correct about the Ezees..it could just be that you have a bad reed..happened to me and no amount of adjustment could settle it...try swapping the tenor reeds in each drone...and check for a...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 07-16-2018, 01:46 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,925
Posted By magsevenband
Re: New Ceol chanter?

Great sound on that video...wonder what reeds they're using.
Forum: Beer Tent 07-16-2018, 01:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,005
Posted By magsevenband
Forum: Beer Tent 07-14-2018, 04:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,005
Posted By magsevenband
Re: Piper at Blenheim Palace?

I've always wondered why MacCallum doesn't make their own brand of reeds for their chapters the way that Shepherd does..very quare.
Forum: Music 07-09-2018, 03:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 985
Posted By magsevenband
Re: Be Not Afraid

My recording of Be Not Afraid for those interested...played it by ear...Shepherd Orchestral chanter....hope this helps.

http://royalpiper.homestead.com/Be_Not_Afraid.mp3

Also, Here I Am...
Forum: Music 07-06-2018, 12:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 985
Posted By magsevenband
Re: Be Not Afraid

I play it quite often at church services...fits well without being awkward...yes, it does start on Low G to the low A..you should be able to figure out where it goes from there...sorry, I don't have...
Forum: Beer Tent 06-11-2018, 11:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,123
Posted By magsevenband
Re: Piper cuffed and roughed for playing too loud on the Royal mile!

The guy basically got himself in cuffs by trying to be some kind of street lawyer...and the friend aggravated the situation with his comments and filming ensuring that the cuffs weren't coming off...
Forum: History, Tradition, Heritage 06-05-2018, 04:37 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,112
Posted By magsevenband
Re: Army issue bagpipes?

I own a lovely set of circa 1950's Army Hardies that are stamped with the arrow/crow's foot on the drone slides...the Pipes were owned and purchased directly from a Pipe Major of the Argylls and his...
Forum: Beer Tent 06-04-2018, 01:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,610
Posted By magsevenband
Re: Stuart Liddell Recital it doesn't get any better

Enjoyed every bit of this story...except the part where the Pipes were out in the car in that heat.
Forum: Beer Tent 06-03-2018, 06:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,081
Posted By magsevenband
Re: Selling pipes (not an ad)

To my mind, the Kintails in question are certainly worth $550, if not $750...the 2 damaged mounts are inconsequential and are easily replaceable at minimal cost...if they sound like sets that I know...
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