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Forum: Trading Post Archive 08-30-2006, 02:25 PM
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Posted By D. Clawed
WTB Sinclair Chanters

Looking to add 3 to 5 Sinclair band chanters to our collection. Some carving (within reason) ok.

Private message if you have some to sell.
Forum: Beer Tent Archive 08-23-2006, 11:48 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 443
Posted By D. Clawed
Re: Faking It - could you tell?

I went from "nothing" to "the pipes" for a college course in 10 weeks. (70 days?) You had to "demonstrate musical proficiency on an instrument you had never played before."

I cranked out 42nd...
Forum: Trading Post Archive 06-12-2006, 10:30 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 267
Posted By D. Clawed
FS: 13 McCallum Poly Band Chanters

For Sale, 13 McCallum Poly Band Chanters.

I believe the vintage is 2000 or 2001. They have various degrees of carving. Nine are heavily carved, and four are best described as extremely carved...
Forum: Beer Tent Archive 06-08-2006, 05:05 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 634
Posted By D. Clawed
Re: Chicago Games

Ok, olde Dingus, we're having a lot of fun with our "silence" and "depth".

CCal Grade III will be at Chicago.
Forum: Beer Tent Archive 05-19-2006, 06:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 337
Posted By D. Clawed
Re: Any Ex-University of Chicago Pipers/Drummers?

That puzzle is a hoot. Most of us in the picture have one already. It was my first gig as a drummer so I'm at the BACK of the stupid thing. Big bummer!

We found out about the puzzle when...
Forum: Technique & Instrument Archive 06-23-2005, 07:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 339
Posted By D. Clawed
Re: Ross bag repair

I've had a repair holding up for 6 months now. I went to a camping/tent store (Galyans in the midwest), and bought an air mattress repair kit. It was about $6. Came with some pretty powerful glue...
Forum: Pipe Bands 06-03-2005, 12:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 845
Posted By D. Clawed
Re: Chicago Roll Call

Chicago Caledonian II and IV.
Forum: Pipe Bands 05-23-2005, 08:26 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 743
Posted By D. Clawed
Re: Alma Roll Call

CCal grade II and IV will be there.
Forum: Competition Results 05-23-2005, 08:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 548
Posted By D. Clawed
Re: Springfield results?

Apologies, if I'm wrong...

Gr V.
Tunes of Glory, St. Andrew's, Chicago Highlanders

Gr IV.
Chicago Caledonian, Northwest Indiana, Chicago Highlanders

City of Chicago, St....
Forum: Technique & Instrument Archive 03-18-2005, 01:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 402
Posted By D. Clawed
Re: Rocket reeds....no putty or tuning tool?

I've found the best 'tool' is an open paperclip.
Forum: Do It Yourself (DIY) 02-21-2005, 05:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 812
Posted By D. Clawed
Re: More kilt than I need

J. Higgins has recut about 5 kils for me (3 made smaller, 2 enlarged). Absolutely flawless...aprons and pleats are perfect. I just mail it to them and get it back a few weeks later.
Forum: Pipe Bands 06-14-2004, 04:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 520
Posted By D. Clawed
Re: Playing in two competition bands

I think it was set up that way so a band couldn't put their entire, say, grade II snare line in their grade V or IV midsection. Imagine!

Think about the unfair advantage multi-tiered...
Forum: Beer Tent Archive 02-11-2003, 12:38 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 701
Posted By D. Clawed
Re: Antiques roadshow

Scots Guard Book II-- .25 cents. Some hack ahhh... simplified many of the big marches by crossing out a lot of embellishments. Easy enough to overlook for a quarter.
Forum: Piobaireachd 10-10-2002, 11:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 698
Posted By D. Clawed
Re: How do ya mesmerize a piob tune??

Tear out all the irregular tunes and get a match. (Just kidding.)

Actually, I write out all the theme notes on a post it and put a copy on the bathroom mirror, the rearview mirror, the...
Forum: Beer Tent Archive 08-29-2002, 01:22 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 708
Posted By D. Clawed
Re: Pregnant piping!?!?!?!


I too wondered how long I could pipe. I just had a baby last month (missed the worlds...boo hoo), but I piped the season (including 3 and 4 hour practices) through my 8th month. I'm...
Forum: Beer Tent Archive 02-19-2002, 01:46 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 824
Posted By D. Clawed
Re: Queen Mary

Hey Mitch Man,

Down boy. :) If there "had been a prior agreement", nobody told C-Cal. I don't speak for the whole band, but I'm fairly sure that 1-MSR option would have would have been...
Forum: Music Archive 01-15-2002, 01:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 678
Posted By D. Clawed
Re: Taorluaths, where does the time come from ?

Your post reminded me of myself when I started. I had previously been a violin player for years. I sat down with a borrowed copy of Scots Guards and tried to play a few things. Thing was, I was...
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