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Forum: Technique & Instrument 02-23-2020, 09:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 494
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: 1,275
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: 288
Posted By Stephanie Allen
Re: Contact info for Thomas Doucet?

I sent you a PM with his phone number.
Forum: History, Tradition, Heritage 07-04-2019, 10:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 415
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: 230
Posted By Stephanie Allen
Reported Post by Stephanie Allen

Stephanie Allen (http://forums.bobdunsire.com/forums/member.php?u=28238) has reported a post.

Post: FS: Bennett Goat Skin Bag - $140...
Forum: Trading Post Archive 06-03-2019, 08:26 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 159
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: 138
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: 2,183
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: 1,283
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: 161
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: 6,175
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...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 08-26-2018, 09:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 963
Posted By Stephanie Allen
Re: Bagpipe Case, backpack-style

I have a Pipers Choice backpack case and I really like it. Although I don't ride a motorcycle, it is perfect for riding the packed subways in Toronto.

It isn't bulky at all but the trade-off is...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 08-07-2018, 09:48 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,684
Posted By Stephanie Allen
Re: Walrus or Elephant Ivory

The Canadian Conservation Institute has some good information here:...
Forum: Beer Tent 05-17-2018, 06:36 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,702
Posted By Stephanie Allen
Re: Yanny or Laurel?

Laurel for me
Forum: Technique & Instrument 04-08-2018, 06:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 829
Posted By Stephanie Allen
Re: Another oiling question

I use a pull-through for the drone tops which will fit the interior contours. For the stocks I just use one of those brushes you get at any piping supply shop. Pipe cleaners for the tuning pins but I...
Forum: Trading Post Archive 04-07-2018, 01:11 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 118
Posted By Stephanie Allen
FS: Hardie pipe chanter w/ivory sole, 1964 - $175 CAD

For sale is a vintage RG Hardie Bagpipe chanter with a nice real ivory sole. Not sure of these date but I know it was purchased used in 1964. How used it was in 1964, I don't know.

Forum: Competition Results 04-02-2018, 05:20 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 597
Posted By Stephanie Allen
Toronto Indoor Games 2018

Toronto Indoor Games 2018: Band Results
Moss Park Armoury
31 March 2018

* - Midsection points not counted towards total
Total = Piping 1 + Piping 2 + Ensemble + Drumming

Band -...
Forum: Trading Post Archive 03-28-2018, 07:56 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 147
Posted By Stephanie Allen
WTB: Lawrie 1940s ivory bushings

I'm taking a shot in the dark here...

I'm looking for a set of ivory bushings for a 1940 Lawrie pipe.

If you have some or know where I can get some, please send me a message.

Forum: Trading Post Archive 02-28-2018, 04:35 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 245
Posted By Stephanie Allen
FS: Various Practice Chanters & COP Tutors - $25-50 CAD

4 practice chanters for sale:

2 standard length poly Dunbars (one O-ring, one hemp) - $30 each
1 ABW standard length Hardie with imm. ivory ferrule and sole - $50
1 ABW standard length Hector...
Forum: Pipe Bands 01-23-2018, 02:15 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,960
Posted By Stephanie Allen
Re: Unique oopses’s

I have encountered marching hazards such as horse poop, streetcar tracks and Mardi Gras beads. The first is just messy (especially with spats) but the second two can be dangerous.
Forum: Beer Tent 10-07-2017, 07:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 821
Posted By Stephanie Allen
Re: Paypal alternatives?

I have used interac money transfers for sales wishing Canada. Essentially e-mail money transfers. No fees*, which is nice when selling big-ticket items.

* some banks charge transactional fees,...
Forum: Trading Post Archive 09-23-2017, 11:48 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 202
Posted By Stephanie Allen
FS: Soutar DS3B ABW GHB, 2003 - $1050

For sale hand-turned 2003 Duncan Soutar bagpipes, model DS3B which feature fully beaded and combed African Blackwood sticks and stocks; cocobolo mounts; nickel slides, ferrules and ring caps. The...
Forum: Pipe Bands 09-16-2017, 02:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 866
Posted By Stephanie Allen
Re: 10 Tips to Help You Prepare for Playing in a Grade 1 Pipe Band

Very strange. I didn't get anything like that. There was a pop-up asking if i wanted to subscribe to the blog, but nothing spammy.
Forum: Trading Post Archive 09-03-2017, 06:11 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 180
Posted By Stephanie Allen
FS: McCallum AB1 ABW GHB, 2002 - $975

For sale 2002 McCallum AB1 in virtually unused condition. All oiled, dressed, reeded and ready to go.

African blackwood drones, stocks, blowpipe
Nickel slides, ferrules and ring caps, black poly...
Forum: Pipe Bands 08-28-2017, 05:05 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,799
Posted By Stephanie Allen
Re: Stb

STB, Murdo's Wedding, Wings, Rowan Tree

STB once then stop. Rolls immediately into Black Bear (the troops love this!)
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