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Forum: Beer Tent 10-03-2019, 07:49 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,661
Posted By Pip01
Re: Why is it still ivory that's No.1?

I, too... and very much... like this... your set of
pipes (!! :) ... and even the more so... in that
they are... and in that older style... the more
plainly turned... :)


Quite a handsome...
Forum: Beer Tent 10-02-2019, 06:15 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,661
Posted By Pip01
Re: Why is it still ivory that's No.1?

Greetings, MacTallanambeann,


I would think that there are some mounts in
ivory... that are old... weathered... and stained...
and the past hard times... show upon them...


But when... they...
Forum: Beer Tent 10-01-2019, 08:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,874
Posted By Pip01
Re: Drone strength question

Greetings, Ohio Wildlife, and Any Else,

Now that Dunbar has been mentioned... kindly allow these
following observations.

I, too, was not... and still am not... a fan of most (if not
bloody...
Forum: Beer Tent 10-01-2019, 07:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 969
Posted By Pip01
Re: Anyone recommend a chanter reed for mouth blown maclellan studio pipes in A

Quick!!... Round up all the stray banjos!!

(Come-a-ti-yi-yippy!! :)
Forum: Technique & Instrument 09-30-2019, 12:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,327
Posted By Pip01
Re: Dale Jackson's new synthetic chanter reed

Hmm... and to add to this soup... "gentry"... may well
be... an over-qualification!! :) ... which to my mind... is
all to the good!! :)

(No one offered The Ermine around here!! :)
Forum: Technique & Instrument 09-29-2019, 09:05 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,327
Posted By Pip01
Re: Dale Jackson's new synthetic chanter reed

...Anytime... you ask to "sit in" on a game of
cards that others started before you arrived...
you ask the house rules... and the table rules...
and if you are nice... they let you play...
...
Forum: Music 09-21-2019, 11:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 714
Posted By Pip01
Re: New 6/8 March: 1,000 Hours

A very large "Thank You!"
and... Well Done!!
Forum: Beer Tent 09-18-2019, 07:01 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,365
Posted By Pip01
Re: Paid not to play!

Hmm...

There are some over here... whom we might gladly
wish to compensate... for their not playing...
(Just a thought... :)
Forum: Beer Tent 09-15-2019, 12:06 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,426
Posted By Pip01
Re: Gordon Walker

Greetings to All,

First and Foremost... Thank you... Adam Sanderson... for
your cogent and balanced overview. It was much needed...
and I concur that this should stay open... as long as we do...
Forum: Beer Tent 09-14-2019, 11:16 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,426
Posted By Pip01
Re: Gordon Walker

As with any other group... "we"... all arrive here in this
world... in all manner of shapes... sizes... hues... and
dispositions.

With talents... or no... with detriments... or no... all have...
Forum: Beer Tent 09-09-2019, 11:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 697
Posted By Pip01
Re: Bagpipe Supplier in St. Louis Metro?

Having lived there myself... and for several to many years... 'tis
all rather reminiscent... of that old military/Army remark... about
G-4 and S-4 (Division & Regimental Supplies) bollixes... that ...
Forum: Beer Tent 08-31-2019, 08:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 537
Posted By Pip01
Re: The latest in Italian/Scottish cuisine: Highlander Crisps, Crunchy and Brave!

In the immortal words of a now fairly old song:

"Everything Old Is New Again."


And from Plutarch's Lives:

"For he knew that Men were ruled
by the Kingdom of Names." :)
Forum: Beer Tent 08-31-2019, 08:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 537
Posted By Pip01
Re: The latest in Italian/Scottish cuisine: Highlander Crisps, Crunchy and Brave!

In the immortal words of (what I believe
to be)... the old... Noel Coward song:

"Everything Old Is New again." :)



And from Plutarch's Lives:

"For he knew that Men were ruled
Forum: Technique & Instrument 08-29-2019, 08:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,482
Posted By Pip01
Re: eBay says Lawrie, what say you?

Hmm... I did look for the undersides of the
ferrules... but that was a no-go... and had
they been "closed"... it would have helped...
Forum: Beer Tent 08-27-2019, 07:35 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,401
Posted By Pip01
Re: Head shakers

Greetings to All,

Perhaps... an Old Saw... but with New Teeth... at
least for this Thread... (Stolen from Ambrose Bierce. :)

And from an above Post... "You can tune those?!"

"How do you...
Forum: Teacher's Lounge 08-26-2019, 12:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,383
Posted By Pip01
Re: Better teaching methods?

Greetings to All,

Well... and again... late to the party... but might as
well join in with the dance...

This is a marvelous subject!!... and my thanks to
everyone for their thoughts... and...
Forum: Beer Tent 08-14-2019, 08:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 436
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: 541
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: 560
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: 34
Views: 3,401
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: 436
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: 573
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: 573
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
"Kingsfold."
Forum: Technique & Instrument 07-31-2019, 08:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 603
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: 865
Posted By Pip01
Re: First set of pipes ordered!

Warmest regards!!

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

and...

All the Best!!
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