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Forum: Pipe Bands 07-19-2019, 08:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 766
Posted By 3D Piper
Re: What does your band do for fun outside of playing?

I guess I was thinking more along the lines of 'we have a ceilidh!'

I try to make the group very 'family' and unified.. We work hard at practice, but have fun as well. At the end of last season,...
Forum: Pipe Bands 07-18-2019, 08:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 766
Posted By 3D Piper
What does your band do for fun outside of playing?

Outside of regular performances and competition, what does your band do for fun?


-Matthew
Forum: Teacher's Lounge 07-17-2019, 08:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,037
Posted By 3D Piper
Better teaching methods?

I am always looking for better teaching methods.

While I understand you may bend teaching methods to match a students needs, what is your basic teaching method?

Do you use a tutor?

Do you...
Forum: Beer Tent 07-16-2019, 01:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,163
Posted By 3D Piper
Re: Pierced Pipers?

I have gotten several gigs based on "we don't want a piper with tats, piercings, or long hair", so I guess some clients out there want a cleaner looking performer.. Interestingly enough, they did not...
Forum: Beer Tent 07-15-2019, 12:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,250
Posted By 3D Piper
Re: Hugh MacCallum on Practicing

As my instructor said: we are bagpipers, not practice chanter-ers..

-Matthew
Forum: Beer Tent 07-09-2019, 07:33 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 7,225
Posted By 3D Piper
Re: Who makes this reed?

I always assumed a longer reed would make it flatter. Right?
If we clip the lips to make it sharper, wouldn't longer lips be flatter?

We play Dunbar Elite 1 for a flatter sound, although we...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 07-01-2019, 05:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 972
Posted By 3D Piper
Re: New video/exercise sheet for learning Heavy D throws

Matt,
You mention in the video you came to using this crossing-noise technique after analyzing some of the best players. Do you have any videos for reference? I'm not saying it's wrong, but I've...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 06-30-2019, 02:38 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,050
Posted By 3D Piper
Re: Hardie Infinity chanters

I also got that email.
I asked specifically about hole size in mm, and he sent me back the measurements (this may already be up on facebook which I do not have):

HighA - 5.01
HighG - 4.99
F -...
Forum: Beer Tent 06-27-2019, 09:08 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,969
Posted By 3D Piper
Re: OK, Who Knew?

P|D had an article on this:

https://www.pipesdrums.com/article/piper-to-be-nominated-u-s-attorney-general/

I'm with JB, he's one of us!

-Matthew
Forum: Beer Tent 06-26-2019, 11:02 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,686
Posted By 3D Piper
Re: I.D. Cover sketch on S. Jones tutor

I have a good friend at NAAPD this week (piperdoc on dunsire), I got him to ask Sandy himself.
"Sandy wanted a drawing of an 'old-timey' piper.
He commissioned Donna Neary to do a drawing. Her...
Forum: Beer Tent 06-23-2019, 01:40 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,686
Posted By 3D Piper
Re: I.D. Cover sketch on S. Jones tutor

Good point...
:shrug:
I hear "Laurel".. :grin:

-Matthew
Forum: Beer Tent 06-23-2019, 12:10 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,686
Posted By 3D Piper
Re: I.D. Cover sketch on S. Jones tutor

Looks like a blowpipe to me (complete with bag under his arm). Click for larger pic:

https://i.ibb.co/sC7hJdF/SJ-Piper.jpg (https://ibb.co/sC7hJdF)

-Matthew
Forum: Technique & Instrument 06-04-2019, 06:05 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,187
Posted By 3D Piper
Re: Poly VS ABW stocks

Can you post a pic?
I'm always interested in gagetry!
I've been having fun with my 3D printer, and I designed my own (what I call) "flapper-trap" that works quite well.. Would be interested to see...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 06-03-2019, 05:11 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,187
Posted By 3D Piper
Re: Poly VS ABW stocks

I have not heard of this valve, do you have a web link?

-Matthew
Forum: Beer Tent 06-01-2019, 07:05 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,851
Posted By 3D Piper
Re: I hate my bagpipes

Why do you think this is?
Material? Design ("Kiddized")?

Certainly modern makers have examined these older pipes and used them as a basis for their current models. If that is so and the designs...
Forum: Beer Tent 05-24-2019, 06:56 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,851
Posted By 3D Piper
Re: I hate my bagpipes

Ha!

That would be an air-efficient set for sure! The judges would never know!

-Matthew
Forum: Technique & Instrument 05-23-2019, 09:26 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,745
Posted By 3D Piper
Re: Lee and Sons Bagpipes

Blasphemy!

:)

-Matthew
Forum: Music 05-22-2019, 06:48 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,539
Posted By 3D Piper
Re: How to create a tune with an exotic/oriental/middle eastern flare?

Like Honey Blo!

https://youtu.be/ecfFDpl1IMo

Or Rufus Harley!

https://youtu.be/Bq1kVLHxCQA

:grin:
Forum: Technique & Instrument 05-21-2019, 02:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 880
Posted By 3D Piper
Re: Drone Reed Issues & Advice sort.

https://www.hendersongroupltd.com/cart/pc/viewPrd.asp?idproduct=320&idcategory=0

-Matthew
Forum: Technique & Instrument 05-21-2019, 06:38 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 880
Posted By 3D Piper
Re: Drone Reed tip.

The bush(ing) is the raised hole at the top of each drone:

https://www.hendersongroupltd.com/pageImages/bagpipe_anatomy2.gif

I've never heard of putting tape over it, though, that is a first...
Forum: Beer Tent 05-20-2019, 09:32 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,076
Posted By 3D Piper
Re: Thick People

Just have a menu system:
#1 - AG at the end of the funeral. Cost = ____ Each additional tune +%___
#2 - #1, plus playing the casket to the graveside from the hearse. + _____
#3 - #1+#2, plus...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 05-16-2019, 10:15 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,802
Posted By 3D Piper
Re: Drone Stability/Consistency

Certainly a consistent, working (could I dare say 'correct'?) strike-in technique should be in Calums flowchart..?

-Matthew
Forum: Side / Snare 05-13-2019, 06:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 449
Posted By 3D Piper
Re: Question about HTS 200 Premiers

Ahh, I see what you are saying..

Looking at this pic:
https://i.ebayimg.com/00/s/NzY4WDEwMjQ=/z/St0AAOSwRTVafHtY/$_86.JPG

Maybe the top head needs to be put on the shell loosely before...
Forum: History, Tradition, Heritage 05-13-2019, 06:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 926
Posted By 3D Piper
Re: Medieval Irish [bag]pipes & pipers

Pip,
The link goes through google to a PDF.. It is rather large at 18.8 megs, so it may take awhile to download..
The direct link is here:
...
Forum: Beer Tent 05-12-2019, 02:32 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 618
Posted By 3D Piper
Re: Piper Richardson and new film

This reminds me of the Pipes of War series:

http://thepipesofwar.com/

Unfortunately I don't think they ever actually completed any films.

I hope they make their goal! We need all the...
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