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Forum: Beer Tent Today, 11:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 90
Posted By Andrew Lenz
Re: How many bands/pipers in the USA?

Hey Aaron. Hope you are doing well.

Here are some more threads that may be of interest...

How many Pipe Bands (2016)
http://forums.bobdunsire.com/forums/showthread.php?t=162867

How many GHB...
Forum: Forum Related 03-19-2019, 07:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 115
Posted By Andrew Lenz
Re: Private messages not working

Check your profile preferences:
http://forums.bobdunsire.com/forums/profile.php?do=editoptions

You want to make sure this option is checked-marked:
Save a copy of sent messages in my Sent Items...
Forum: Piping and Drumming Jokes 03-19-2019, 11:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,401
Posted By Andrew Lenz
Re: What the bartender misunderstood

I didn't move it, but it's funny enough that this forum is probably a good place! :)

Andrew
Forum: Forum Related 03-14-2019, 10:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 204
Posted By Andrew Lenz
Re: Tagline under username?

Well, then, welcome and glad you figured it out!

Andrew
Forum: Technique & Instrument 03-10-2019, 11:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 826
Posted By Andrew Lenz
Re: Want Estimated Value on a Set of Pipe

They are work about $10. I'm sending over a Paypal payment right now.

Andrew
Forum: Beer Tent 03-07-2019, 01:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 647
Posted By Andrew Lenz
Re: New Piper Saying Hello!

Welcome aboard, Joe! I'm glad you found us . . . and that you have an honest-to-goodness instructor.

Practice every day. Even if it's literally 2 minutes sometimes. It's repetition. And practice...
Forum: In Memoriam 03-02-2019, 11:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 533
Posted By Andrew Lenz
Re: Karen Turpen, wife of the late Zudupiper

I have a T-shirt around, "Piobaireachd - If you can't say it, you can't play it!", I'm almost positive that I purchased it from Dave T.

Andrew
Forum: Beer Tent 02-16-2019, 11:40 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,531
Posted By Andrew Lenz
Re: Iíve met my threshold and itís 15 degrees

Once in a while I am very happy to live on the California coast. This is one of those times!

Maybe someone needs to invent a battery-operated electric heater doublet... :thumb:

Andrew
Forum: Beginners, Intermediate, + 02-14-2019, 09:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 998
Posted By Andrew Lenz
Re: The BlowHard

It crossed my mind, though I like the reliable fine adjustment of the pressure. Sure, you could tape over the hole in the rubber stopper for adjustment, but I sense a point of likely failure!
...
Forum: Beginners, Intermediate, + 02-14-2019, 06:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 998
Posted By Andrew Lenz
Re: The BlowHard

Ha. Nice one! Even though you caught wind of it? You can hardly stand it?

Andrew
Forum: Beginners, Intermediate, + 02-14-2019, 01:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 998
Posted By Andrew Lenz
Re: The BlowHard

For those of us who don't always get time to practice, it might be a handy device to keep on our desks at work! I'm giving it some serious thought!

Andrew
Forum: Technique & Instrument 02-12-2019, 12:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 798
Posted By Andrew Lenz
Re: Teachers and diaphragm vibrato

Jimmy McColl is known for playing vibrato. I was able to hear him in person doing it and it was pretty neat. (It might have been in my living room, but I can't recall!) I believe I was told that he...
Forum: Competing Pipers 02-07-2019, 12:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 577
Posted By Andrew Lenz
Re: Amateur Contests on West Coast

What Aaron said—hi, Aaron!—and Pleasanton is a big games every Labor Day weekend. That’s less than 7 hours from L.A.

Oh, and check the WUSPBA website. It should list all the sanctioned...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 02-07-2019, 12:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 715
Posted By Andrew Lenz
Re: Clamptite instead of hose clamps?

It looks pretty nifty. My concerns would be overtightening and maybe cracking the wood, and undoing them without damaging the bag if placement needs to be adjusted. But it would certainly hold well....
Forum: In Memoriam 02-02-2019, 10:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 533
Posted By Andrew Lenz
Re: Karen Turpen, wife of the late Zudupiper

Laura, thanks so much for sharing. Such a shame. Dave died young. Sounds like that's the case with his wife too. Dave was super helpful when I first began piping in the 1990s. I'm glad to hear that...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 02-01-2019, 10:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 797
Posted By Andrew Lenz
Re: Tying in a new bag

Maybe youíve already seen it, but this may help:
http://www.bagpipejourney.com/articles/bag-tie-in.shtml

Andrew
Forum: Beer Tent 02-01-2019, 06:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,921
Posted By Andrew Lenz
Re: Pakistani Bagpipe Challenge

Because it was there? If I had time and money to kill, it'd be fun. Ok, and maybe enough interest too. :lol:

Andrew
Forum: Beer Tent 02-01-2019, 06:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 994
Posted By Andrew Lenz
Stan Lee got bagpipes!

An Army bugler played a mournful taps at a Hollywood memorial for Stan Lee, and military bagpipers sent a solemn ďAmazing GraceĒ into the air...
...
Forum: Beer Tent 02-01-2019, 04:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,921
Posted By Andrew Lenz
Re: Pakistani Bagpipe Challenge

Ugh. Sounds like a lot of work! :willy:

Andrew
Forum: In Memoriam 01-31-2019, 10:56 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 343
Posted By Andrew Lenz
Re: Maureen Lee MacDonald

I saw that. A true loss to the piping community.

If I recall correctly, Tartan Thistle was helpful early on as a supporter of Bob Dunsire's new bagpiping online forum two decades ago.

Andrew
Forum: Beer Tent 01-30-2019, 05:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,109
Posted By Andrew Lenz
Re: J. Higgins retail store closed up?

That email address is correct. John and I corresponded today using that email address for him.

Andrew
Forum: Beer Tent 01-30-2019, 03:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,109
Posted By Andrew Lenz
Re: J. Higgins retail store closed up?

I just talked to John. He's still fully in business. He says it's a "false rumor" that he's closed up anything.

Andrew
Forum: Adult Pipers 01-25-2019, 05:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 333
Posted By Andrew Lenz
Re: Bell's Palsy

If us moderators had or have a problem with it, we'll just go in and edit your post. (Forum magic powers.) But I don't believe there is any issue.

Andrew
Forum: Adult Pipers 01-25-2019, 02:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 333
Posted By Andrew Lenz
Re: Bell's Palsy

I admire your persistence and desire. I had a relative who developed Bell's Palsy at least a decade ago. It's not super uncommon.

Thanks for sharing the resources.

Best wishes with recovery and...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 01-23-2019, 02:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 664
Posted By Andrew Lenz
Re: info on a set of Gillanders & McLeod pipes

Yeah, $1,000 give or take a couple hundred.

Ed, you can search in the Trading Post Archive and see what others have been listed for:
http://forums.bobdunsire.com/forums/forumdisplay.php?f=378...
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