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Forum: Beer Tent 12-05-2019, 08:01 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 268
Posted By Scott56
Northumbrian Pipe Band

Anybody hear or remember them? I see there is a Northumbrian Regimental Pipe Band but don't think it is the same band. I bought a stack of music books which were dated 1936-1952 and the previous...
Forum: Heads Up 11-11-2019, 02:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 678
Posted By Scott56
How to sell bass drum?

What does everyone think is the best way to sell our old, little used bass drum?
Forum: Music 08-19-2019, 07:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 687
Posted By Scott56
Re: Battle Of Britain Dinner tunes?

The "White Cliffs of Dover" can easily be played and I have played it for many WWII Army Air Corps funerals and memorials.


I don't know if it can be consider a Battle of Britain tune, but it...
Forum: Beer Tent 07-29-2019, 07:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 873
Posted By Scott56
Re: Bagpipe Refurbish

I refurbished some old Pakistani pipes which and been in a box and got damp so some grey fuzz mold was on them. After I stripped the finish, which appeared to be paint, I used black lacquer and black...
Forum: Beer Tent 03-07-2019, 07:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 630
Posted By Scott56
Re: Hector Russell pipes review

I had someone contact our band with a set her grandfather bought, expecting her father to learn the pipes. New in the box, and never set up! I found a wealth of information about them on "The Bagpipe...
Forum: Music 03-07-2019, 07:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 687
Posted By Scott56
Re: Australian Tune

Thanks for the information. I found the band which sponsored the competition but didn't find any information about the contest or the sheet music on their website.
Forum: Music 03-06-2019, 02:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 687
Posted By Scott56
Re: Australian Tune

My search found the contest was posted on this website about a year ago, a deadline was set in May 19, 2018 for contest entries, and would commemorate the 62,000 Australians who gave their lives in...
Forum: Music 03-06-2019, 07:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 687
Posted By Scott56
Australian Tune

I remember a couple of years ago or less, some company, or someone in Australia was having a contest to write a national tune or something along those lines. I don't remember seeing any posts about...
Forum: Side / Snare 03-16-2018, 07:31 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 572
Posted By Scott56
Source for Premier snare drum parts?

Our Drum Sgt. informed me that no longer makes replacement parts for our band's snare drums. If anybody out there knows of a place or company who sells used parts, please let me know and I will pass...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 02-19-2018, 01:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 838
Posted By Scott56
Re: Just scored an old set of Hendersons...

I had some like that which were identified as around WW1 vintage. The caps were different (primitive form of white plastic). Ringo had some on the opening page to the museum so I asked if I could...
Forum: Beer Tent 02-16-2018, 04:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 923
Posted By Scott56
Re: Do you believe in "signs"?

Years ago (about 30 or more) when I finally found somewhere to learn this thing called bagpipes, it was taught at a community education class. We were asked to bring our pipes if we had some after a...
Forum: Beer Tent 02-15-2018, 08:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 923
Posted By Scott56
Do you believe in "signs"?

Long story shortened up. I bid on a stack of music books about a year ago on the Goodwill auction site and won, so got the Scots Guards, Seaforth Highlanders, numerous small publications and a Logan...
Forum: Beer Tent 03-02-2017, 07:07 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,191
Posted By Scott56
Re: Identify an old chanter

I had a chanter which had an ivory sole like that many years ago (1971). While the ivory was beautiful, the tone was not unlike pulling a cat through a knothole. It was marked in the same area with...
Forum: Beer Tent 10-11-2016, 07:47 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 19,359
Posted By Scott56
Re: Hidden Treasure

To me it isn't to ones you find and obtain, but the ones folks tell you they have (Grandfathers, great Uncle, whomever) they don't want to sell or dispose of. I discuss with them about archiving them...
Forum: Beer Tent 09-23-2016, 07:00 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,567
Posted By Scott56
Firefighter Memorial Tartan

I'm curious as to why you don't use the Firefighter Memorial Tartan? Is has the red and matches most uniform shirts.
Forum: Beer Tent 03-11-2016, 04:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,669
Posted By Scott56
Forum: Beer Tent 03-10-2016, 07:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,248
Posted By Scott56
Re: Another Seredipitous Grand Find!! :)

I don't remember how we came in contact with each other, but he asked me to send him photos of a set of D.C. Mather's pipes our former PM owned for the book. I did, and he was nice enough to send a...
Forum: Beer Tent 01-12-2016, 07:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 989
Posted By Scott56
Re: Thumb Joint Problem

If you are referring to my post about hand problems, don't worry. I think other than marching in parades, especially long ones, problems with loosing the ability to move those once flexible fingers...
Forum: Beer Tent 01-06-2016, 07:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,545
Posted By Scott56
Piping and Arthritis

I am starting to get to a point where the arthritis in my hands feels like they are burning after about 1/2 hour of practice. A doctor suggested taking glucosamine which has helped the knees and...
Forum: Beer Tent 11-30-2015, 07:36 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,514
Posted By Scott56
Re: Bagpipes 4 Peace

Our neighbor wanted me to play in front of his "French Flag" he created from using 3 spotlights on his workshop garage doors, which I have to admit, it looks pretty impressive from the road and...
Forum: Music 05-01-2015, 07:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,425
Posted By Scott56
El Alamein+ ????

Any suggestion of something to play with the tune that hasn't been played to death? I would like to find something simple (not Battle of the Somme) which would pair with it for parades, possibly...
Forum: Beer Tent 11-10-2014, 07:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,561
Posted By Scott56
Re: Veterans Day & Remembrance Day Tunes

Hector the Hero
Bloody Fields of Flanders

OR, take the time to sound out and play White Cliffs of Dover as a lament. This one is asked for by many relatives when I play a memorial service for...
Forum: Beer Tent 11-10-2014, 07:43 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,621
Posted By Scott56
Re: Insert in Chanter

I haven't got the pipes this chanter fits in back from a loan, but after explaining it to one of the members of our band he said he has seen them before and it was for attaching a microphone into the...
Forum: History, Tradition, Heritage 11-03-2014, 07:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,882
Posted By Scott56
Re: old bagpipes in North Dakota

I know a fellow that has a set of Mather's pipes and it thinking of selling them. He can't determine the value so has sent them out for a professional appraisal because of the historical...
Forum: Beer Tent 11-03-2014, 07:22 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,621
Posted By Scott56
Re: Insert in Chanter

Thanks for posting the photo. It is 1-1/2" up and is plastic. It is long enough that it sits just below the two holes that are bored perpendicular to the finger holes. I will see if I can get it out...
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