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Forum: Beer Tent 11-23-2015, 01:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,193
Posted By PipeFuzz
Re: Help - need help contacting Hector Russell in Glasgow!

Pieces of advice;

1. Suck it up and call them (maybe a few bucks but worth it)
2. Contact your CC company - they can work it for you. Paid for undelivered goods. Many will handle it for you.
Forum: Beer Tent 10-26-2015, 12:19 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,283
Posted By PipeFuzz
Re: Glenfiddich 2015

For the record, I thought StuLid's piobreachd was a stunner. I was mesmerized by playing and pipe. Finest performance of the day in either contest.

Forum: Beer Tent 09-29-2015, 07:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,122
Posted By PipeFuzz
Re: Seizure of ivory pipes

I don't have ivory on pipes.

I have travelled weekly, sometimes 2/3 times a week across one of the top 10 busiest border crossings (Detroit/Windsor) for over 20 years. I've not, once, been asked...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 08-28-2015, 06:38 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,614
Posted By PipeFuzz
Re: Interesting Vintage Pipes on ebay

The "old metalwork" seems a little too clean and machine done too. Not something I'd take a chance on - already selling way above wall hanger price IMO.

Forum: Your Announcements 08-28-2015, 06:22 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 684
Posted By PipeFuzz
New Midwest Pipe Band

The mission of the new Greater Midwest Pipe Band (Grade V or IV TBD) is to continue the rich cultural heritage and collaboration of Pipe Bands and piping/drumming musicians in the Midwest and...
Forum: History, Tradition, Heritage 08-26-2015, 11:20 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,559
Posted By PipeFuzz
Re: Donald MacPherson Medals

Hopefully, a person with appropriately deep pockets, or group (Piping Center, Eagle Pipers Club or similar) can secure these and place them on display for historical prosperity. I'd hate to see them...
Forum: Beer Tent 08-14-2015, 10:01 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,994
Posted By PipeFuzz
Re: Worlds Qualifier Predictions

I scored 11 out of 12. Not too shabby - tomorrow is another day!

Forum: Beer Tent 08-11-2015, 11:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,461
Posted By PipeFuzz
Re: Shakespeare played pipes?

"Some men there are love not a gaping pig;

And others, when the bagpipe sings i the nose
Cannot contain their urine.

(Merchant Of Venice, act 4, sc. 1)

And. there you have it.
Forum: Beer Tent 08-10-2015, 08:46 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,994
Posted By PipeFuzz
Re: Worlds Qualifier Predictions

Grade 1 - Qualifier 1
01 14:30 78th Highlanders (Halifax Citadel) - Canada

02 14:40 Dowco Triumph Street Canada

04 15:00 Scottish Power

07 15:30 Inveraray and District

09 15:50 Greater...
Forum: Pipe Bands 07-08-2015, 12:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,822
Posted By PipeFuzz
Re: Worlds '15

That certainly open up a plethora of possibilities eh Wulls! Bandsfolk will have to be on their game - four times! Different weather conditions can prevail, the odd musical 'oops', the pure physical...
Forum: Beer Tent 06-18-2015, 12:43 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,718
Posted By PipeFuzz
Re: You know you are really a piper when......

.... you unzip your pipe case, and the dog instantly takes off to another room.

Forum: Music 06-17-2015, 11:55 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,461
Posted By PipeFuzz
Re: The Octagon

That is in fact, one of Ryan's tunes. Currently unpublished, but intended for his next book, which is in the works as I understand.

Forum: Beer Tent 06-03-2015, 12:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,859
Posted By PipeFuzz
Re: Alma Michigan games 2015

Alma, like many games, has suffered from the change in demographics (think immigrant levels), reduced Celtic/Scots focus (Braveheart & Riverdance are long gone), the absence of Canadian bands (many...
Forum: Side / Snare 05-18-2015, 06:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,037
Posted By PipeFuzz
Re: Taking No Shortcuts

The site, and Reid's teaching book by the same name, will be launched in late 2015.

Forum: Beer Tent 05-14-2015, 07:54 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,521
Posted By PipeFuzz
Re: Playing Pipes in a Cave

My wife wishes I'd go practice in a cave ...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 05-13-2015, 04:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,797
Posted By PipeFuzz
Re: Chicago - Local Knowledge Required


Chicago is a great town, lots to see and do, even has a few pubs! Depending on your timing, you could take in the :
Midwest Pipe Band Championship
Chicago Scots Scottish Festival and...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 04-14-2015, 01:21 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 7,444
Posted By PipeFuzz
Re: Hemp preference

Yellow hemp, all joints with toilet bowl wax. Works great, same wax for a lifetime.

Your result may differ.

Forum: Beginners, Intermediate, + 10-07-2014, 11:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,231
Posted By PipeFuzz
Re: Auchinleck, Scotland area

Careful, that's how some of these scams start. "if you send me this. I'll send you DVD's and send me back the overage etc"...

Forum: Technique & Instrument 08-25-2014, 01:06 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,571
Posted By PipeFuzz
Re: Nail DN6's. Anybody got a set....

I have a fine set of DN4a's, which I then had engraved. Great sound and finish, and a happy medium as regards weight, while still looking great.

Forum: Beer Tent 07-16-2014, 06:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,570
Posted By PipeFuzz
Re: Oran Mor?


Here you go -

Forum: Beer Tent 07-14-2014, 08:41 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,236
Posted By PipeFuzz
Re: Ivory Sales Banned in New York

For those of us with imitation ivory: The secondary question - should the question arise, are the CBP folks able to discern the difference?

Forum: Piobaireachd 07-07-2014, 11:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,195
Posted By PipeFuzz
Re: One more piobaireachd

Lament for The End.

Forum: Pipe Bands 06-19-2014, 08:24 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 8,366
Posted By PipeFuzz
Re: Balmoral bonnets vs Glens

When worn correctly, the balmoral is a fine and distinctive piece of headgear. However, when I've seen them worn in (non-Mil) bands - 25 people will wear them 25 different ways, looking like...
Forum: Pipe Bands 05-28-2014, 01:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,083
Posted By PipeFuzz
Decline of Games

As mentioned in another thread, I just attended for the 25th year, the Alma Highland Games (Michigan). Sadly the number of bands has declined considerably (and soloists), likley much less revenue for...
Forum: Competition Results 05-28-2014, 01:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,373
Posted By PipeFuzz
Re: Alma Games

Flint Scottish won Gr V both days.

FWIW - as someone that just attended my 25th Alma games - It was a bummer to see so few bands there (15). I recall being on the field with 35, 40+ bands, not a...
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