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Forum: Beer Tent Yesterday, 12:04 PM
Replies: 0
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Posted By Pip01
2020 D-Day Memorial Ceremony

Greetings to All,

Tomorrow... is the 76th anniversary date of the
D-Day landings in Normandy.

In Colleville-Mongomery... on Sword Beach...
and surrounding sites... pipers have gathered
for...
Forum: Beer Tent 06-03-2020, 02:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,054
Posted By Pip01
Re: Respiratory droplets aerosolized pushed out the drones?

Yes. "Eye shields."

(And... that old selling phrase...
"As Seen On TV" comes to mind.)

And the reason is... the transmission of a virus...
this virus... any virus... into a human's system......
Forum: Pipe Bands 06-03-2020, 11:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 362
Posted By Pip01
Re: First pipe band any advice?

Joseph,

The warmest of congratulations!!

This... is but another... of your piping accomplishments!! :)

As with the military... "Be smooth... and keep a low profile"...

Learn... from the...
Forum: Beer Tent 06-03-2020, 09:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,054
Posted By Pip01
Re: Respiratory droplets aerosolized pushed out the drones?

Diving back into... "Piping Related"... we shall be
piping outside... and... the standard and medically
conservative... and public health approach... is...
and always... the best:

* Masks
*...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 06-01-2020, 01:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 580
Posted By Pip01
Re: H. Starck Tone

A Very Partial




Greetings to pancelticpiper, and to All,

As with the Starcks... you'll ne'er go wrong with Rick
and Dunbar!! :)
Forum: Music 05-29-2020, 06:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 500
Posted By Pip01
Re: Hymn tunebook

Ah... The Welsh... e'er at the forefront of the
singing... and of hymns... :)

'Twas John (a Lincolnshire man) for the services...
but 'twas his brother...Charles... for the music... :)
Forum: Music 05-29-2020, 06:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 500
Posted By Pip01
Re: Hymn tunebook

Hagrid... (Ye Great Hairy Beast!! :)... ("95%")

If ye've "as much sense o' musical timin' as
th' medical orderly's dog" *... and ye can hum
th' hymn... without too great a strain... ye
can...
Forum: Beer Tent 05-28-2020, 06:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 297
Posted By Pip01
Re: U.S. Memorial Day & V-E & V-J Day Piping

Ohh... It's not so much... any else touching my
pipes... rather... it is never knowing... in advance...
what occasion might arise... where I shall touch...
handle... move something... or come...
Forum: Beer Tent 05-27-2020, 10:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 297
Posted By Pip01
U.S. Memorial Day & V-E & V-J Day Piping

Greetings to All,

I somehow thought this the better... here... in
our Beer Tent... than in... History & Tradition...
as we... and world-wide... are now forging new
traditions... in the face of...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 05-26-2020, 10:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 557
Posted By Pip01
Re: Tuning chamber concern

A Very Partial






Ah, WBpiper... :)

These... and such... side trips... side tracks... are
Forum: Beer Tent 05-25-2020, 10:43 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,960
Posted By Pip01
Re: Worst Advice Ever?

Somehow(??)... a double Post. (??)
(How do these machines... actually work??)
Forum: Beer Tent 05-25-2020, 10:37 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,960
Posted By Pip01
Re: Worst Advice Ever?

Because.....it was a poly chanter?... :roflmao:[/QUOTE]

------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------


Nay!... Nay!!

'Twas e'er before... th'...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 05-25-2020, 09:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 557
Posted By Pip01
Re: Tuning chamber concern

Hmm... and... alas!! :) (It now dawns upon me. :)

And th' same... might possibly be said... of some of
our... and we... older pipers... being sometimes (and
with the help... of a bit o' th'...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 05-24-2020, 02:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 557
Posted By Pip01
Re: Tuning chamber concern.

WBpiper,

This is not... uncommon... so you most probably
should not have... too much worry about it.

If... if... it should become remarkably worse... in
that the (for lack of a better term)...
Forum: Beer Tent 05-24-2020, 02:30 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,960
Posted By Pip01
Re: Worst Advice Ever?

Greetings to All,

Not had... but heard... :(

(This was long before... the first synthie reed... ever
saw... the Light o' Day.)

And... fortunately... I was not alone... in the hearing.
...
Forum: Beer Tent 05-24-2020, 02:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 442
Posted By Pip01
Re: Medley Challenge

And... The Drink... doesn't help much... either... :)

(So say we one... so say we all... :)
Forum: Technique & Instrument 05-23-2020, 10:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 580
Posted By Pip01
Re: H. Starck Tone

Ah... Greenpipe,

The above information is spot on... and as well
as Jim's web site... you could also give Ron
Bowen's site, TheBagPipePlace.com, a visit.

In my first band... my first...
Forum: History, Tradition, Heritage 05-23-2020, 11:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 509
Posted By Pip01
Re: Opinions

M36,

Glad that it has turned out thus for you!! :)

As you mention drone reeds... for the sake
of history and equity... I always preferred *
Mark's (Wygent) reeds... if they're available......
Forum: History, Tradition, Heritage 05-22-2020, 06:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 509
Posted By Pip01
Re: Opinions

M36,

They look a fine set!! :) Congratulations!! :)

From the pic's... and to me... they do look like
Hardies... but I can tell pine trees from roses
at a glance... most of the time... :)
...
Forum: Beer Tent 05-21-2020, 11:28 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,892
Posted By Pip01
Re: What tune never gets old to you?

Greetings to All,

Having been asked for a favorite one...
but in the light... of all of these lovely
replies... I shall now add... a second. :)

"Lady Madelina Sinclair."

A fine...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 05-19-2020, 08:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 498
Posted By Pip01
Re: Experience with Hamish Moore highlands...?

Greetings, sturob,

Welcome to our mob... and... they look a fine set!!

Wishing you the best of Good Fortune with them!! :)

(And ain't it grand to re-discover such? Ain't it just!! :)
...
Forum: Beer Tent 05-18-2020, 06:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 389
Posted By Pip01
Re: International Travel with Blackwood Bagpipes

Greetings, Glpiper, and to All,

My regular pipes, my Old First Set... are ABW
1916 Lawries... played with their 1916 Starck
ABW chanter. (Bought new same time/place.)

I have traveled...
Forum: Beer Tent 05-17-2020, 02:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,054
Posted By Pip01
Re: Respiratory droplets aerosolized pushed out the drones?

Greetings to All,

Well... and Hmmm... If... if... memory serves... our
breath... and filled with what ever moisture we give
to it... wet blower... dry blower... or medium blower...
goes into...
Forum: Beer Tent 05-17-2020, 01:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 732
Posted By Pip01
Re: Shipping Bagpipes within the USA: Tips for Safe Trip

Glpiper,

I would surround the soft case with waterproof
plastic... secured with beaucoup tape... and then
enclosed it all in a double-layered box of thick
cardboard... and more tape,,,

As...
Forum: Beer Tent 05-15-2020, 10:31 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 732
Posted By Pip01
Re: Shipping Bagpipes within the USA: Tips for Safe Trip

Greetings to All,

Over time... and having received as well as
having sent... more than several sets... as
well as "pieces & parts"... pcs... stocks...
chanters... et al... and this is on a...
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