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Forum: Technique & Instrument 07-22-2019, 06:00 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 784
Posted By DamhCabrachPiping
Re: Bass drone goes out of tune quickly

Yeah I agree with Chris.

Sounds like a leak.

Check your reed seat, hemping, and grommets if you have them...

How old are the reeds?


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Forum: Beer Tent 07-04-2019, 05:11 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,793
Posted By DamhCabrachPiping
Re: I.D. Cover sketch on S. Jones tutor

Have you considered that it could be a walking stick?


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Forum: Music 07-02-2019, 12:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 838
Posted By DamhCabrachPiping
Re: Suite for developing players

I want to say steam train to mallaig would be a good fit but it depends on the players


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Forum: Music 06-06-2019, 05:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 541
Posted By DamhCabrachPiping
Old Woman's Lullaby

To my knowledge it doesnít matter what you play... as long as you play by the rules.

If the competition rules state that you have to have a Tar/Crun variation then you have to

However that...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 06-04-2019, 08:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 484
Posted By DamhCabrachPiping
Re: Bass Drone Crack Repair

Whip it with hemp in the combing, tight as you can... best I can do short of telling you to send it off to be repaired by a pro.


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Forum: Technique & Instrument 06-02-2019, 10:29 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,237
Posted By DamhCabrachPiping
Re: Poly VS ABW stocks

Yeah that makes sense, but my concern is in tone. I live in a very dry climate and typically we donít use MCSs as weíre constantly struggle to keep things moist


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Forum: Technique & Instrument 06-02-2019, 08:03 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,237
Posted By DamhCabrachPiping
Re: Poly VS ABW stocks

I am specifically asking if the material of the stocks affects the harmonics/tonal quality of the drones.

IF thereís a difference, I will go back to my original stocks now that the crack may be...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 06-01-2019, 05:09 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,977
Posted By DamhCabrachPiping
Re: Identifying a set of pipes - Pakistani or not?

Personally Iíve never known Pakistani pipe makers to smooth out the bores...


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Forum: Technique & Instrument 06-01-2019, 10:47 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,237
Posted By DamhCabrachPiping
Re: Poly VS ABW stocks

Itís less a sentimental question and more an aesthetics one for me. If there was a difference in tone Iíd switch them back immediately.

Looks wise theres the nickel vs Imitation Ivory clash but...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 06-01-2019, 10:23 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,237
Posted By DamhCabrachPiping
Poly VS ABW stocks

Hey all,

So I have a cracked tenor stock that Iíve let sit and dry out, and it seems to have sealed itself back up...

Iíve whipped the outside combing with black hemp, air tested it, and oiled...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 05-31-2019, 11:31 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,977
Posted By DamhCabrachPiping
Re: Identifying a set of pipes - Pakistani or not?

And youíve checked under the drone cords?


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Forum: Technique & Instrument 05-31-2019, 10:57 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,977
Posted By DamhCabrachPiping
Re: Identifying a set of pipes - Pakistani or not?

Then those arenít Pakistani pipes


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Forum: Technique & Instrument 05-31-2019, 10:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 524
Posted By DamhCabrachPiping
Re: Wireless Hygrometer Sensor and Data Logger

Thatís great for a case, but the OP is talking about in the bag itself lol


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Forum: Technique & Instrument 05-31-2019, 10:35 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,977
Posted By DamhCabrachPiping
Re: Identifying a set of pipes - Pakistani or not?

As for the stock sizes, mine are different too... and definitely not Pakistani... some makes do that because of science and taste.


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Forum: Technique & Instrument 05-31-2019, 10:33 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,977
Posted By DamhCabrachPiping
Re: Identifying a set of pipes - Pakistani or not?

The truly definitive tests are as follows:

How much did you pay?

And what does the inside of the stock feel like?


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Forum: Technique & Instrument 05-30-2019, 03:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 524
Posted By DamhCabrachPiping
Re: Wireless Barometric Sensor and Data Logger

Thanks for this!

Iím contemplating buying one but Iím in Canada and the barometric model isnít available here yet... damn

115 CAD to import it


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Forum: Technique & Instrument 05-28-2019, 05:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 865
Posted By DamhCabrachPiping
Re: Re-grade?

I know here in the ASPD, you can elect to play grade 4 (we have grade 5) and are stuck there without promotion, UNLESS you have a letter from an instructor or PM stating you are a higher grade...
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Forum: Technique & Instrument 05-22-2019, 08:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,834
Posted By DamhCabrachPiping
Re: Lee and Sons Bagpipes

Iíve heard Jack play them...

Theyíre solid. And theyíre really big on custom work...

Andrew lathes them out to Jacks specifications... each set made to order.

Iíve yet to hear anything...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 05-21-2019, 07:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 917
Posted By DamhCabrachPiping
Re: Drone Reed Issues & Advice sort.

Pull the reed out of the reed seat and/or adjust the tuning screws...

You can buy reed extenders as well.


Personally Iím running the new Kinnaird Edge reeds, I like them. Fully adjustable...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 05-21-2019, 07:54 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 917
Posted By DamhCabrachPiping
Re: Drone Reed tip.

I mean since weíre taping chanters... lol [emoji23]


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Forum: Technique & Instrument 05-20-2019, 06:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 673
Posted By DamhCabrachPiping
Re: Surefire Synthetic chanter reed

Theyíre also less affected by Good Tone...

But seriously, Iím sure theyíre great for what they are; I just donít expect them to sound very harmonic


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Forum: Technique & Instrument 05-19-2019, 09:04 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 744
Posted By DamhCabrachPiping
Re: Buggered up Ezee tenor

Heís playing poly pipes tho... so cracks arenít likely.

And he hasnít reported Airloss, just reed instability.


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Forum: Technique & Instrument 05-18-2019, 04:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 744
Posted By DamhCabrachPiping
Re: Buggered up Ezee tenor

Yeah it was by no means an assumption that you didnít seat them well.

How old are the reeds?


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Forum: Technique & Instrument 05-18-2019, 04:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 744
Posted By DamhCabrachPiping
Re: Buggered up Ezee tenor

Without hearing it my first thought is that itís not sitting in the seat correctly.

If the reed is wobbling around it could produce instability...


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Forum: Technique & Instrument 05-18-2019, 03:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 771
Posted By DamhCabrachPiping
Re: Which Drone Reeds for McCallum P4

I recently bought and installed the edge reeds and Iím very happy.

You have the typical tuning pin height control as well as the air intake for optimal air efficiency...

Itís rather slick and...
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