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Forum: Do It Yourself (DIY) 11-14-2019, 10:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 547
Posted By Arthur M.
Re: Frankenpipe info needed

Hello all,


Another thank you for the info. But I must apologise because my original post was incomplete. The Frankenpipes are REEL pipes, not full size pipes. The size of the bore for a blowpipe...
Forum: Do It Yourself (DIY) 11-13-2019, 11:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 547
Posted By Arthur M.
Re: Frankenpipe info needed

Hello again,


Many thanks for the speedy reply to my question(s). More than enough information to make a reasonable guess at what the original missing stock would have looked like :-)
The stock...
Forum: Do It Yourself (DIY) 11-12-2019, 01:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 547
Posted By Arthur M.
Frankenpipe info needed

Hello all,
I am missing either a chanter stock or a blow stick stock for my Glen/Lawrie Franken pipes. The stock that I have is of Glen make and is 3 1/2 inches long and has a 51/64" bore. I would...
Forum: Beer Tent 10-16-2016, 03:50 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 19,359
Posted By Arthur M.
Re: Hidden Treasure

A fiddle under the blankets is better than a piano beside the bed.
Cheers,

Oops, Sorry,

Cheers all,

Arthur M.
Forum: Beer Tent 01-12-2016, 02:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 989
Posted By Arthur M.
Thumb Joint Problem

Hello All,
So I do not hijack a similar thread that is currently running, I will start this as a new thread.

Due to wear in the CMC joint of my right thumb, I am having trouble playing the...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 07-17-2015, 01:20 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 9,335
Posted By Arthur M.
Re: Lee and Sons vs. Gannaway

Just thought you should know: New Zealand is not Australia. There is still (as far as I know) allowance in the Australian Federal Constitution to have NZ join in with Oz, but that seems less likely...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 10-26-2014, 04:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,486
Posted By Arthur M.
Re: Saul tuner replacement leads

Hello all,
Thank you for all of the replies, particularly to Callum II.

With the information that you supplied I believe that the lead problem can be solved at my end.

Much obliged,
...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 10-22-2014, 03:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,486
Posted By Arthur M.
Saul tuner replacement leads

Hello all,
Does anyone know where a set of replacement leads for a Saul tuner can be purchased from?
Saul's website basically says that everything is 'out of stock'.

Does anyone know what...
Forum: Piobaireachd 06-28-2014, 04:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,116
Posted By Arthur M.
Re: One more piobaireachd

Hello Heatherbelle,

Would it be too logical to find a common thread in the piobaireachds that you have already composed, and from that draw all of the tunes to a logical conclusion?

...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 10-06-2012, 10:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,756
Posted By Arthur M.
Re: Measuring drone bore sizes

Hello all,

For the smaller sizes of bores I use a set of "Starrett No. S829 E Small Hole Guages". The largest of the four gauges covers the range of 0.400" to 0.500".
Presumably there may be a...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 04-12-2011, 04:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,015
Posted By Arthur M.
Re: How does hole thickness (from inside bore to outer edge) affect Highland chanters

Hello all,

Not sure if this answers your question, but perhaps what you are seeking is to be found in the book by the late Arthur H. Benade, bearing the title " Fundamentals of Musical Acoustics"...
Forum: Music 06-25-2010, 02:29 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,513
Posted By Arthur M.
Re: The Bells of Scotland

Hello all,
In regard to why the tune may have been called "The Bells", here is a possibility you may wish to ponder on:
Caller Herrin' was originally written as a piece for piano and has been...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 06-06-2010, 03:49 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,708
Posted By Arthur M.
Re: Pitch, This is NOT Supposed to Happen

Hello All,

Water VAPOUR is thinner than oxygen or nitrogen, so the speed of sound is HIGHER in a more humid atmosphere. This should make the pitch rise by a couple of percent at the most. BUT the...
Forum: Uilleann, Northumbrian, Smallpipes + 05-29-2010, 04:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 677
Posted By Arthur M.
Help required for a Musette Bechonette learner

Hello all,
I have been by a lady to help her to learn the musete bechonette, and as a GHB piper believe that it would be best if I first seek help from more knowledgeable people. So some fairly...
Forum: Music 09-15-2009, 07:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,915
Posted By Arthur M.
Baby Elephant Walk

Hello all,
Would the above tune fit within the compass of the pipes and if so does anyone know where I could obtain a setting of the tune?

Regards,

Arthur M.
Forum: Do It Yourself (DIY) 08-10-2009, 05:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,128
Posted By Arthur M.
Re: Help with brass sleeves?

Hello all,
Some 12 or 18 months ago I replaced all of the brass sleeves in a set of drones with African Blackwood sleeves. The epoxy I used was ATL Composites techniglue HP R5. This has a plastic...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 06-29-2009, 04:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,428
Posted By Arthur M.
Re: Reedmakers: List - need help

Hello Shawn and all the rest of you good folk,

Bill Durham is now living at Bathurst, New South Wales, Australia. He formerly lived at Niagra Park, NSW.

Cheers,

Arthur M.
Forum: Technique & Instrument 04-12-2009, 02:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 724
Posted By Arthur M.
Reeds for Warmac chanters

Hello all,
Once whilst surfing the web I came across a site that had a table that showed which make of reeds suited the different makes of chanters.
Can anyone please point me to the supplier who...
Forum: Do It Yourself (DIY) 03-03-2009, 02:39 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,980
Posted By Arthur M.
Re: Choosing a new new pipebag

Hello Paul and others,
Try canting the bass drone only. Move it so it moves towards the centre tenor a few degrees.
Believe it or not but this is the instruction that P/M John MacLellan has in his...
Forum: Music 10-07-2008, 10:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 980
Posted By Arthur M.
Annie's Song

Hello all,
Would anyone know of a source for the GHB music for the song called "Annie's Song"?
Alternatively, would this tune fit on the GHB?
The tune starts with the words "You fill up my senses...
Forum: Music 09-23-2008, 07:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,726
Posted By Arthur M.
Re: The Red Hackle Pipe Band

Hello all,
RCA issued an LP numbered CAS-7119 called "The Pride o' Scotland Red Hackle Pipes and Drums" at some time around 1970. It was directed by Pipe Major John Weatherston , M.B.E., B.E.M. My...
Forum: Uilleann, Northumbrian, Smallpipes + 07-24-2008, 06:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 585
Posted By Arthur M.
Bag for Small Pipes needed

Hello all,
I am looking for a replacement bag for my bellows blown small pipes, as the original bag is about 5" too short and also too small around its girth. This results in the bag slipping...
Forum: Technique & Instrument Archive 12-16-2007, 04:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 797
Posted By Arthur M.
Re: Drone Pitch Dive

Hello macdaddy65,

Had a similar problem years ago. The problem was a build up of dressing at the bottom of the stock, leaving only a pencil sized hole for the air to pass through.
Cleaned up the...
Forum: Music 09-09-2007, 10:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 840
Posted By Arthur M.
Re: Liberton Polka goes with????

Hello all,

Thanks for the responses. I have not had a chance to yet try them as the band has been busy this last weekend.

As a matter of interest I came across a tune called " We will take the...
Forum: Beer Tent Archive 09-09-2007, 04:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,553
Posted By Arthur M.
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