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Forum: Industry News 12-12-2018, 10:48 AM
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Posted By Gord MacDonald
Island Bagpipe Sale on Now

Take advantage of some great deals -

http://www.islandbagpipe.com/index.php?route=product/category&path=14

Lots of Blair Digital chanters in stock, can still ship in time for Christmas!!
...
Forum: Industry News 10-10-2018, 12:42 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 427
Posted By Gord MacDonald
Island Bagpipe Sale on Now

New things for fall are arriving -

MG White Mambas - http://www.islandbagpipe.com/index.php?route=product/product&product_id=892

Canmore Hybrid pipe bags -...
Forum: Industry News 08-10-2018, 02:19 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 486
Posted By Gord MacDonald
Island Bagpipe Sale on Now

Some great savings to had until the end of August!

http://www.islandbagpipe.com/index.php?route=product/category&path=14

Cheers

Gord
Forum: Industry News 05-31-2018, 11:17 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 308
Posted By Gord MacDonald
Blair Digital Chanters back in Stock

We just received our latest batch of Blair Digital Chanters! Both plain and engraved models in stock!

http://www.islandbagpipe.com/index.php?route=product/product&product_id=850

Cheers

Gord
Forum: Industry News 03-08-2018, 05:21 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 395
Posted By Gord MacDonald
Island Bagpipe - Easter fun and Sale on now until April 1st

Hi everyone,

We have a sale on quite a few things, some discontinued, some new. Sale will run from today(March 8th) through April 1st.
...
Forum: Industry News 11-28-2017, 02:24 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 454
Posted By Gord MacDonald
Blair Digital Chanter - Island Bagpipe

Hi Everyone,

Just in time for the holiday season, Blair Digital Chanters are now in stock. Plain mounted version for now, some engraved ones coming at a later date.
...
Forum: Industry News 05-31-2017, 12:46 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 534
Posted By Gord MacDonald
Island Bagpipe - Sale, New things and Online Checkout in US Dollars

We just upgraded our system so you have the option to checkout in US or Canadian dollars. Our sharp pricing, economical shipping rates along with the current exchange rate is worth taking a look.
...
Forum: Beer Tent 04-26-2017, 09:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,586
Posted By Gord MacDonald
Re: Retailers advertising products that are not in stock

Some very good points made here, and as a retailer I thought I should add to this thread.

For us we do our very best to keep everything we offer in stock, with exception of the higher end...
Forum: Industry News 03-29-2017, 10:12 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 460
Posted By Gord MacDonald
Island Bagpipe - Website Upgrade

We are very excited to announce the launch of our newly upgraded website!!

http://www.islandbagpipe.com

Some highlights -

Same premium brands, sharp prices and fast service.

Fully...
Forum: Music 09-20-2016, 09:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,019
Posted By Gord MacDonald
Re: Youtube Video Tune Name

Thank you gentlemen!! I'll track him down.
Forum: Music 09-19-2016, 03:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,019
Posted By Gord MacDonald
Youtube Video Tune Name

Can anyone identify the second tune in this set? After the slow air,before Old wife. I know I have heard it as the back end of someone's medley....just cant peg it!
...
Forum: Industry News 09-19-2016, 12:01 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 860
Posted By Gord MacDonald
New at Island Bagpipe

Here are a few of the new things at Island Bagpipe -

1925 S & I Robertsons - http://www.islandbagpipe.com/store/product_info.php?products_id=859

Blair Pro Tuners -...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 07-07-2016, 04:10 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,205
Posted By Gord MacDonald
Re: Looking for a hand getting these pipes identified...

Thanks for the extra pictures Ross. Any chance of taking one of the bass bell, fountain and cord beads like you did with the tenors? From the side as Ringo suggested. Are the projecting mounts as...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 07-06-2016, 11:12 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,205
Posted By Gord MacDonald
Re: Looking for a hand getting these pipes identified...

Ross,

More pictures would be great. If you can take them all from the side that would be best.
Cheers
Gordon
Forum: Technique & Instrument 05-16-2016, 10:48 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,080
Posted By Gord MacDonald
Re: David Glen pipes made from a metal alloy

I wanted to make a slight correction. From what Jim Barrie told me this set of pipes is a J & R Glen, not a David Glen.

I was able to photograph the same set that Barry did a while back.

They...
Forum: Beer Tent 03-18-2016, 10:57 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,808
Posted By Gord MacDonald
Re: Short Mouthpiece

Patrick,

There are 2.5", 3" standard mouthpieces available, as well as McCallum and Airstream oval in 3.5". What length are you trying to achieve?
Forum: Beer Tent 03-17-2016, 12:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 901
Posted By Gord MacDonald
Re: Highland Pipes in G

Most excellent Patrick!!
Forum: Technique & Instrument 01-23-2016, 01:54 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,718
Posted By Gord MacDonald
Re: ID Mid-Century Thistle Silver Pipes

A quick glance, they look like Hardies to me. Likely the 1972 "x" hallmark vintage. Seen numerous set of of late 60's/early 70's Hardies with that same Thistle pattern silver on them.

Do the...
Forum: Industry News 05-21-2015, 10:41 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 770
Posted By Gord MacDonald
New/Sale Items at Island Bagpipe

Here are a few new things in stock at Island Bagpipe -

Trap Dri - We are now the Canadian agent for TrapDri - http://www.islandbagpipe.com/store/product_info.php?products_id=831

Reflex Twill...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 04-22-2015, 09:53 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 17,929
Posted By Gord MacDonald
Re: MacRae reproductions

Ben,

Try this link - https://www.dropbox.com/s/xw0yasf9j4r3fde/2015-02-14%2017.53.52.mov?dl=0

It's Stuart at Mt Vernon in February.

If it wont work let me know and I'll post it to FB later...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 04-20-2015, 01:28 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 17,929
Posted By Gord MacDonald
Re: MacRae reproductions

Some new pics - https://www.facebook.com/pages/Island-Bagpipe/215613311783973
Forum: Technique & Instrument 04-08-2015, 08:52 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,460
Posted By Gord MacDonald
Re: Vintage Sinclair, bass reed favorites?

Matt,

Have you tried Crozier glass bass in them yet? I had a similar set about 12 years ago, ran full Crozier glass in the and was very happy with the tone.

I doubt there was any cocus around...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 04-04-2015, 10:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,416
Posted By Gord MacDonald
Another D. MacPhee Bagpipe surfaces

My good friend George Hannah of Australia was doing some restoration work for Ken McCurrach on a bagpipe he initially thought was an 1860's MacDougall. As he stripped off the old varnish he...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 04-01-2015, 02:59 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 17,929
Posted By Gord MacDonald
Re: MacRae reproductions

Pictures of Nick and David's Terry pipes here - http://islandbagpipe.com/csi/?page_id=2097
Forum: Technique & Instrument 03-30-2015, 10:14 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 17,929
Posted By Gord MacDonald
Re: MacRae reproductions

David,

The video is not on my phone, I'll see if I can get a copy.

Cheers
Gord
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