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Forum: Technique & Instrument Today, 11:21 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,343
Posted By Pip01
Re: Changing attitudes towards Catalin

Gadzooks!!... I love this place!! :)

None like it!!
Forum: Do It Yourself (DIY) 10-18-2020, 04:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 323
Posted By Pip01
Re: Practice Chanter Stand/Holder

Greetings to All,

When I travel... in my pipe case... there is a simple
and separate case... for my practice chanter. :)

This is for three reasons:
1. It keeps it from bumping around and...
Forum: Beer Tent 10-17-2020, 09:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 332
Posted By Pip01
Perhaps... the Time... to... Take Part...

Greetings to All,

'Tis now Saturday, the 17th of October... and on to
10:55-ish AM... in the central part of North America...
and I have just scrolled down... to where... our BDF
statistics are...
Forum: Beginners, Intermediate, + 10-17-2020, 08:39 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 549
Posted By Pip01
Re: Holding PC aloft?

Well... perhaps yes... but kindly... not... too soon... :)
(This is piping related... as many would feel... bereft... :)
Forum: Beginners, Intermediate, + 10-16-2020, 09:23 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 549
Posted By Pip01
Re: Holding PC aloft?

Greetings... Angus... and to All,

A "firm grip"... yes... a hard grip... no... when
employing The Reed Wrangler... on the pc.

For me... as I have sometimes done it... it simply
delivers one...
Forum: Beer Tent 10-16-2020, 08:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 243
Posted By Pip01
Re: Interview with Nicolas Brown about his new Album of 18th century tunes on Union P

Many thanks!!... and Nicely done!!

Much good information... and good music!! :)
Forum: Beginners, Intermediate, + 10-15-2020, 09:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 502
Posted By Pip01
Re: What reaction do you get when playing in public?

Greetings to All,

A couple o' quick responses... as the Thread
has taken... a turn... :)

First... and to the original question... in my
experience... having played and practiced
outside......
Forum: Beginners, Intermediate, + 10-15-2020, 08:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 549
Posted By Pip01
Re: Holding PC aloft?

Hmm.... First Thoughts...

You might give The Reed Wrangler a try.

It will allow the mouth a much easier grip...
and also move the pc a bit down and away...
Forum: Beer Tent 10-15-2020, 12:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 588
Posted By Pip01
Re: How far will you travel for a gig?

Greetings, johnsog and All,

Hmm... an interesting... and multi-faceted
question.

Ostensibly... I am in the middle part of the
U.S. and have traveled as far as Polynesia...
and Central...
Forum: Music 10-12-2020, 10:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 246
Posted By Pip01
Re: Donegal Shore

Greetings to All,

Having several tunes... floating about in my
head.... with "Donegal"... in them... I went
and perused... The Great YouTube... and
there it was... :)

A nice song... in...
Forum: Photo and Video Gallery 10-12-2020, 09:34 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,488
Posted By Pip01
Re: John D Burgess YouTube

Many thanks!!, CalumII,

Indeed!!... and the third... it was!! :)
(And a damned fine tune it is!! :)

And... as I made mention... with those old
memories... sometimes not... reliable... :)
...
Forum: Beer Tent 10-06-2020, 10:45 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,366
Posted By Pip01
Re: has pitch topped out?

Greetings to All,

Well... let us hope!!... let us pray!!... lest some of
our music... be only heard by... the most skillful...
of... our Canine Brethren... and some... Angels...:)

I must...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 10-06-2020, 09:54 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,343
Posted By Pip01
Re: changing attitudes towards Catalin

Greetings to All,

With the music... and the singing of it... and a small
child's fife... I began this sojourn in the early 50s.

With being around the pipes... that began in the early...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 10-02-2020, 12:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 464
Posted By Pip01
Re: Acetyl or Acetal

Greetings to All,

Some years ago... I decided to circumvent this
entire verbal conundrum... for God-Alone-Can-
Tell-Who-Calls-What-What :) ... by the use of a
handy... and all-inclusive...
Forum: Photo and Video Gallery 10-01-2020, 11:25 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,488
Posted By Pip01
Re: John D Burgess YouTube

Greetings to John, and to All,

John!! Many thanks for this YouTube vid!! :)

It has now been a couple of days... and I have
awakened... with a major question... that I now
cannot answer in any...
Forum: Beer Tent 09-30-2020, 10:58 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 895
Posted By Pip01
Re: First Exposure to Piping/Drumming

Greetings to All,

When I was about six or seven, my Dad (who was a
veteran of both D-Day Normandy and then just a bit
later of the Pacific Theater) took me and two cousins
to see a film......
Forum: History, Tradition, Heritage 09-25-2020, 08:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 778
Posted By Pip01
Re: archival recordings now included

Good Friday Morning, Barry,

Once and again... thank you!!... and so very much...
for all of your diligence... and hard work!! :)

The more we know... the more we can appreciate...
those who...
Forum: Photo and Video Gallery 09-24-2020, 11:56 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,488
Posted By Pip01
Re: John D Burgess YouTube

Margaret,


Many, many thanks!!... for your resurrection of
this lovely... and very important... Thread!! :)


Pip01
Forum: Technique & Instrument 09-24-2020, 11:43 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,191
Posted By Pip01
Re: Is Your Main Chanter ABW or Polypenco?

Hmm... More memories... of Times Past... and how they
are still applicable... to our now... present-day piping... as
we have a much wider choice... of chanters... and reeds. :)

I have taken both...
Forum: Beer Tent 09-23-2020, 08:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 684
Posted By Pip01
Re: Do you swab your drones? (Poll)

Greetings to All,

As I oil my pipes... with The Doctor's Bore Oil...
every 8 to 12 months... depending... upon the
climates... in which they are played... and the
duration of my two sets...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 09-20-2020, 07:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,191
Posted By Pip01
Re: Is Your Main Chanter ABW or Polypenco?

Ah, William,

Please do not worry yourself... over your possibly having
made... a not quite fine enough... portrait of the questions
that you wished to ask. :)

And, yes... there is a fair...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 09-20-2020, 06:44 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 975
Posted By Pip01
Re: What's all this flap about flapper valves?

Well... jviss... over the passage of Time... I have
had... and used... all three... :)

It mainly just boils down to... like much of all else...
what ever your... personal preferences... may...
Forum: Beer Tent 09-20-2020, 03:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,708
Posted By Pip01
Re: International Travel with Blackwood Bagpipes

Thank you!!, jviss, :)

We are all... and ever... in need of up-dated and
factual information... allowing us to... Carry On!! :)

Regards,

Pip01
Forum: Beer Tent 09-19-2020, 04:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 501
Posted By Pip01
Re: GoFundMe for piper (instrumental in bagpipejourney.com)

Yet Another Very Partial...




Well... "Let us then be up and doing..."

Time to get up and tore in... and... "There but for Fortune..."

The link works wonderfully well... just needs more...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 09-19-2020, 08:36 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,500
Posted By Pip01
Re: The use of Danish Oil in maintaining

jviss,

Both sets... 1908 and 1916... had their original finishes
on them... but I had both sets professionally refurbished
and restored... and a non-lacquer... "house finish" was...
and...
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