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Forum: Beer Tent 08-14-2019, 08:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 304
Posted By Pip01
Re: Help! Piper Needed Grand Haven, Michigan

Greetings to All,

It seems to now be all properly sorted!! :)

My thanks to All, and our Moderators can
now decommission this Post... making more
room... for others... :)

Regards to All,
Forum: Music 08-14-2019, 08:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 364
Posted By Pip01
Re: Battle Of Britain Dinner tunes?

Ah, nreyn,

Jaunt over to that ubiquitous YouTube
and type in

Tim Martin 4 British Wartime Songs

and up they shall come!! :)

There are others there also by him.
Forum: Technique & Instrument 08-10-2019, 04:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 425
Posted By Pip01
Re: Bit of a 'crack' problem needing some advice please

Quality!!... Precision Work!!... Dependability!!... Value!!

You'll n'er go wrong with Dunbar!!

And... both your pipes... and your purse... will be happy!! : :)
Forum: Beer Tent 08-09-2019, 03:50 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,820
Posted By Pip01
Re: head shakers

A hot summer's day parade... and one of the clowns
in the parade... quickly approached us... and said...

"Ya know?! Your mother dresses you funny!" :)
Forum: Beer Tent 08-09-2019, 11:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 304
Posted By Pip01
Help! Piper Needed Grand Haven, Michigan

Greetings to All,

I shall also place a shorter version of this in the
Announcements area.

I have just received a call for a piper to play a short
evening engagement in Grand Haven,...
Forum: Music 08-08-2019, 11:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 409
Posted By Pip01
Re: Tunes for worships

Greetings to All,

Originally... now some Aeons Past... I learned this song-
tune-hymn... as being an early Medieval religious chant...
"The Ballad of Dives & Lazarus" (Childe # 56)... from a...
Forum: Music 08-07-2019, 01:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 409
Posted By Pip01
Re: Tunes for worships

A Partial Quote:

Swiss Matthias,

As well as this one (and a very good one it is! :) ...
there is also an ancient tune used for the hymn
Forum: Technique & Instrument 07-31-2019, 08:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 506
Posted By Pip01
Re: Help to identify my pipes!

Greetings, piperrat,

Happy to have you join in our mob!! :)

About a possible maker? Hmm....

From the photos... the ferrules appear to be... closed.

As far as I know... Lawrie... at that...
Forum: Beginners, Intermediate, + 07-29-2019, 08:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 687
Posted By Pip01
Re: First set of pipes ordered!

Warmest regards!!

(Ain't nothing else like it!! :)


All the Best!!
Forum: Music 07-27-2019, 09:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 656
Posted By Pip01
Re: Rakes of Mallow pipe tune

Greetings to All,

In my five pipe band playing history... two were
in very old Irish pipe bands... one dating from the
mid-1920s... and the other... from the mid-1890s.

And both were filled...
Forum: Beer Tent 07-26-2019, 08:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 767
Posted By Pip01
Re: Aluminum ring on Chanter?

Oh! Yes! And, indeed!!

But ... ain't these "knock offs"... at least
beginning... to "look"... a lot better?

But... still and all... it ain't the "looks" that
do it.

And... as always......
Forum: Technique & Instrument 07-25-2019, 12:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 907
Posted By Pip01
Re: Low G won't sharpen

A bit o' tape?
Forum: Beer Tent 07-25-2019, 12:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 501
Posted By Pip01
Re: Questions for Breton Pipers

Two fine vids!!

Many thanks!!
Forum: Beer Tent 07-25-2019, 12:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 767
Posted By Pip01
Re: Aluminum ring on Chanter?


Is there a possibility... that it is not aluminum?

Possibly "German Silver"... or some such?

As suggested above... have them shipped...
and on that conditional basis... and have...
Forum: Music 07-22-2019, 11:33 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,212
Posted By Pip01
Re: Irish Funeral

Ah, well... Yet another... Resurrection...


Some will... Some won't...
Some do... Some don't...

Pass the popcorn, please!! :)
Forum: Pipe Bands 07-20-2019, 07:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 672
Posted By Pip01
Re: What does your band do for fun outside of playing?

Greetings to All,

Of the five regular, though non-competition, pipe
bands in which I have played... four had regular
band activities... such as a formal "Dinning In"...
at least twice a...
Forum: Beer Tent 07-20-2019, 11:55 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,477
Posted By Pip01
Re: Piobaireachd

Hmm... And it had been such a good weekend!! :)
(More Guinness, please!! :)
Forum: Music 07-19-2019, 06:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 730
Posted By Pip01
Re: Suite for developing players

Hmm... Rather reminiscent... at least to my (sometimes
stone :) ears... of "Steam Train to Mallaig." (Which I like!!)

Any ideas as to when it was written... and by whom?

And... as a...
Forum: Beginners, Intermediate, + 07-16-2019, 11:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 742
Posted By Pip01
Re: Problems with High A?

Ah, Chief67,

If I may offer a thought... that is not even a
suggestion... but is simply a consideration...

Rather than any reed issues... as you seem
to have and use ones that suffice... or...
Forum: Beer Tent 07-16-2019, 10:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 620
Posted By Pip01
Re: Billy Connolly and Aberdeenshire

Greetings to All,

Now there... with the link... is a damned fine article!! :)

Thank you, Armorican!!

Regards to All,

Forum: Beer Tent 07-12-2019, 06:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 476
Posted By Pip01
Re: A Quick Question About Hardie Pipes

Greetings, From Way Over & Up Here, Wyllough,

Many thanks!!

I shall have a go at it sometime in these next few

And... should it prove un-seeable... then not too
much of a...
Forum: Beer Tent 07-12-2019, 06:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,355
Posted By Pip01
Re: Another Paradigm Shift in Pipe Banding

Greetings to All,

Gone... it would seem... are the days... when the
then... Old Fellows... and the Young Men... could
easily march... on a hot... Summer's day parade...
and for a couple of...
Forum: Beer Tent 07-09-2019, 08:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 476
Posted By Pip01
A Quick Question About Hardie Pipes

Greetings to All,

On the Hardie web site... they say that their pipes
all have the Hardie name and date of manufacture
on the bass stock.

Where on that stock should one look for it? (I...
Forum: Adult Pipers 07-07-2019, 09:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 405
Posted By Pip01
Re: Cataract surgery and piping

Greetings to Chita47, and to All,

Ah, well... Time, Tide and Space... are now about to
qualify me... as one who may Post... in this area... :)

While the both-eyes (but at different times)...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 07-07-2019, 07:30 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,699
Posted By Pip01
Re: Your 2019 setup?

Greetings to All,

Might as well get tore back in to this one... as an
up-date (for honesty's sake :) is now in order... as
I have now (and quite happily :) been overtaken by
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