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Forum: Beer Tent 12-15-2017, 11:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 224
Posted By Pip01
Re: USA tax code I.D. for piping imports

Hmm... isn't "Regalia"... the name of a tune... somewhere? :)
(Might should be. :)
Forum: Beginners, Intermediate, + 12-15-2017, 09:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 282
Posted By Pip01
Re: Two Old Cold Weather Techniques

Greetings to Dan, and to All,

Yes! The above is very true... but presupposing that the
piper has "warmed up" and tuned the pipes beforehand...
or even played a tune or two already...the......
Forum: Technique & Instrument 12-15-2017, 09:09 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,021
Posted By Pip01
Re: Synthetic Chanter Reed

Greetings to All,

As we seemingly are about slog up this now
medium-old mountain... yet again... please
allow me to proceed with this two-part caveat...

The first being my (slight)...
Forum: Beer Tent 12-15-2017, 08:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 505
Posted By Pip01
Re: 20 year anniversary of pipes

The Warmest of Anniversary Greetings, Andrew,

A score of years (!!)... and poof !! ... they're gone...
But yet... what you've done... continues on...
Bolstering still... our carrying on...
Forum: Beginners, Intermediate, + 12-12-2017, 08:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 282
Posted By Pip01
Two Old Cold Weather Techniques

Greetings to All,

In this section... and "just in case"... since the cold
weather has (and finally)... come about for much of
North America... two old techniques... but which may
be "new"......
Forum: Beer Tent 12-12-2017, 08:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 394
Posted By Pip01
Re: Identity of border piper


"These things are finely done."

Grand (!!)... high-stepping music !! :)

Many thanks !!
Forum: Beer Tent 12-09-2017, 08:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 468
Posted By Pip01
Re: Holiday Wishes

Greetings, for the Holidays, & in General, to All,

... I think it never too early... and I have been
known... when it seemed conversationally to
be appropriate... and even it the midst of the...
Forum: Beer Tent 12-09-2017, 07:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 676
Posted By Pip01
Re: Unusual uses for bagpipes

Well... and perhaps along with some others here...

I have occasionally used the drones... to knock
items off of shelves... as I turned within a room...
and not to mention... my checking the...
Forum: Beer Tent 12-08-2017, 03:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 468
Posted By Pip01
Re: Holiday Wishes

... And along with Tiny Tim...

... "God bless us... everyone!" :)
Forum: Technique & Instrument 12-06-2017, 04:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 360
Posted By Pip01
Re: Storing Seldom-Played Pipes

Greetings, Pumpkin Pie Piper,

I hazard that the most salient matters would be to
make sure that the pipes are dry... and swab a bit
of bore oil in them... and then to have some sort
Forum: Music 12-03-2017, 07:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 696
Posted By Pip01
Re: Christmas Tunes That Fit Pipe Scale


... 'Tis the Season!! :)

"Good King Wenceslas" is a grand tune on the pipes,
likewise, "O Come All Ye Faithful."

Also, several Welsh carols, such as "Deck the Halls With
Forum: Technique & Instrument 12-03-2017, 05:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,033
Posted By Pip01
Re: Pipe I.D. ... any thoughts?

Greetings, tormod, and All,

Hmmm.... From the angle of the photos... the ferrules all
appear to be closed... and I would place my wager... on
their being Lawries... and a grand... old... vintage...
Forum: History, Tradition, Heritage 12-03-2017, 05:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 364
Posted By Pip01
Re: History behind the tunes - e.g. Farewell to the Creeks

Greetings, SwissPiper,

It is always... and for us all... a good thing... to know as
much as possible... about the music that we play... and
its history... its antecedents... and its variations. ...
Forum: Competing Pipers 12-02-2017, 10:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,206
Posted By Pip01
Re: Your first time competing

The OED also gives definition... though variant...
(There being more in Heaven & Earth... than in just one lexicon. :)
Forum: Pipe Bands 12-01-2017, 11:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 851
Posted By Pip01
Re: Is there any band that has no set uniform (ie own choice)?

Greetings, Wyllough, and to All,

Times Past... but not too terribly in... The Long Ago... the band
that assembled every June 6th... in Colleville-Montgomery... in
Normandy... for their Annual...
Forum: Beer Tent 11-30-2017, 05:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,033
Posted By Pip01
Re: New EUSPBA grade 5 for solos

Greetings to All,

I have lived, traveled... and played... on three continents...
and several far-flung islands... and... while I do not know
about our numbers in those places... there are an...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 11-30-2017, 09:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 685
Posted By Pip01
Re: Pipe case - which one?

Greetings to All,

Most of these various and variant matters do get sorted
on an individual basis... over time... and as the person
finds... best suits... themselves. ('Twas ever thus. :)

Forum: Technique & Instrument 11-29-2017, 09:16 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,208
Posted By Pip01
Re: Your 2018 setup - making any changes?

Greetings to All,

The question posed... "making any changes?"

The short answer... No. :)

Regards to All,

Forum: Technique & Instrument 11-29-2017, 09:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 685
Posted By Pip01
Re: Pipe case - which one?


This is not even a suggestion... for the choice is entirely
yours... and I have no standing in the matter... but... and
all of that notwithstanding... I have never put any set of...
Forum: Beer Tent 11-27-2017, 09:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 550
Posted By Pip01
Re: Yet Another Odd-Duck Question :)

Greetings to All,

Thank you both for your Posts.

Anyone else out there with any additions for tunes
we play... that derives from classical forbears?

With all of the pieces that we play......
Forum: Music 11-25-2017, 10:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 300
Posted By Pip01
Re: Can somebody please name this tune?

Grand tunes (!!)...

Well played... (!!)

And... first rate drumming... as well (!!) :)
Forum: Beer Tent 11-24-2017, 01:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 550
Posted By Pip01
Yet Another Odd-Duck Question :)

Greetings to All,

As our Music section has always been the most appropriate
place for the more serious and technical inquiries about pipe
music and its playing, I have chosen (with Moderator...
Forum: Beer Tent 11-23-2017, 09:47 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,207
Posted By Pip01
Re: 3 Lines of hemp to hear the unicorn fluff

Greetings, to Lapp, and to All,

I must confess... that as I first was reading Lapp's initial
Thread... I thought it simply... a well concocted spoof... a
yarn... a joke... but now... and a day...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 11-20-2017, 01:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 784
Posted By Pip01
Re: Where to find spare stocks?

I've given Henderson odd shouts at odd times for odd items
suddenly needed... and they've always come through for me. :)

First well acquainted with them at various Games... thither and
Forum: Technique & Instrument 11-19-2017, 08:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 784
Posted By Pip01
Re: Whare to find spare stocks?

Klondike Waldo,

My first thought is for Rick at Dunbar Ltd.

They may have a spare or two used set... that might be
available at less than "new" cost... but even if they don't...
the rates of...
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