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Forum: Beer Tent 04-03-2020, 10:51 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,909
Posted By Pip01
Re: Best sounding bagpipes you’ve heard?

Greetings to All,

Ah... the Best I've ever heard... and the memory is
with me still :)... though this is now many years past...
is a set of Cocuswood Hendersons... and in the hands
of a damned...
Forum: Beer Tent 04-02-2020, 11:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 635
Posted By Pip01
Re: Playing in Surgical Gloves (?? :)

(As an aside to our Moderators... I think of all this... as being
"Piping Related"... as I would like as many of us... to survive...
as may... prove possible.) (And drummers, too!! :)



...
Forum: Music 03-31-2020, 02:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 406
Posted By Pip01
Re: Isolation musical diversions!

Bob!! Nicely done!! :)


(But my "musical diversions" seem to be... waking up
with a wild assortment... of damned Old Tunes in my
head... that I haven't thought of... in years!! :)
Forum: Beer Tent 03-31-2020, 01:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 635
Posted By Pip01
Re: Playing in Surgical Gloves (?? :)

Ah, Green Piper... and to All,

Whilst that is a valid consideration... that... is not...
exactly... the point.

Let me put you a case... as mentioned in an earlier
Thread: ... Say... two......
Forum: Beer Tent 03-31-2020, 01:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 244
Posted By Pip01
Forum: Beer Tent 03-31-2020, 09:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 635
Posted By Pip01
Re: Playing in Surgical Gloves (?? :)

Greetings, Mac an t-Sealgair... and to All,

The reason is simple... and becomes the more so
every day!! :)

Presently... and for any of our foreseeable futures...
I do not... shall not......
Forum: Beer Tent 03-30-2020, 04:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 635
Posted By Pip01
Playing in Surgical Gloves (?? :)

Greetings to All,

Well, I thought to place this in our Beer Tent... rather
than in... Technique & Instrument... or some such... :)

(Ah!! The things!!... that drive us... to drink!! :)

I...
Forum: Beginners, Intermediate, + 03-27-2020, 08:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 310
Posted By Pip01
Re: Testing air tightness of bag

Lucky Phil,

First question... what material?

Nonetheless... have a bit of mild soapy water
handy... to put on possible spots... as small
leaks... can be the Devil's Own... to spot. :)
...
Forum: Beer Tent 03-26-2020, 09:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 620
Posted By Pip01
Re: What the.... ?!

Greetings to All,

Hmm... Some time past (and not wishing to
start a row :) I had the same thing happen
with what was then called (in the old CoP
Tutor Book) the Double D... and was the
first...
Forum: Beer Tent 03-25-2020, 06:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 335
Posted By Pip01
Re: Bagpiper Carving Glasgow

As always, Heatherbelle... many thanks!! :)
Forum: Music 03-25-2020, 05:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 406
Posted By Pip01
Re: Isolation musical diversions!

Now there's a bit o' pick-me-up!! :)

Many thanks!!
Forum: Technique & Instrument 03-25-2020, 12:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 225
Posted By Pip01
Re: Bagpipe ID - MacPherson?

For the "b" part of your questions... and shooting
entirely... from the hip... and in the dark :) ... I now
shall hazard... late 50s... early 60s...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 03-25-2020, 12:18 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,025
Posted By Pip01
Re: Drone instability, poor blowing or moisture?

WBpiper,,

A sudden thought... from an oblique perspective... if I may...

Perhaps... just perhaps... it is neither insufficient blowing... nor
is it... excessive moisture upon your reeds.
...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 03-23-2020, 10:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 542
Posted By Pip01
Re: Blowstock lining (Delrin)

I'd give Rick... at Dunbar Ltd. ... a shout. :)
Forum: Music 03-23-2020, 09:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 200
Posted By Pip01
Re: Story behind "Greenwood Side"

jedburgh,

The Old Tradition... from which I first came...
was song... and with pipe tunes... if... there
are lyrics... and/or tales... stories.. or yarns...
with or behind them... then for...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 03-23-2020, 12:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 452
Posted By Pip01
Re: Lightweight Pipe Case

Greetings, paul_111,

There are cases made for cymbals... and they are (or
were) made of a very thin but damned near bullet-proof
synthetic, and man-made material. (I have no idea what.)

They...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 03-22-2020, 10:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 536
Posted By Pip01
Re: soft grip?

1. For the holding... I would think... very... very...
delicately... and none of us would use... two hands!! :)

2. I've seen various excellent pipers... with varying
finger heights... so I would...
Forum: Beer Tent 03-22-2020, 09:56 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,030
Posted By Pip01
Re: Post Pandemic bag hygiene

For we poor sods... with old style leather bags...
the old style still works!

A couple o' three copper pence tossed in... and...
if wished... any sort of mild disinfectant to also
slosh about.
Forum: Beer Tent 03-21-2020, 08:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,080
Posted By Pip01
Re: Games cancellations

Greetings to All,

Games cancelled?!

As the Good Doctor Johnson said in that now and
rather Long Ago (1700s)... "You may depend upon it!"

That... and a growing great deal... of Everything...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 03-21-2020, 01:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 536
Posted By Pip01
Re: soft grip?

Greetings,erteple,

What most usually... gets in the way... and something
most of us have seen... and probably most of us have
had... on the pc... and oft times... on the pipes... is the
almost...
Forum: Music 03-21-2020, 08:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,023
Posted By Pip01
Re: Bells of Dunblane and Seaforth Lullaby (who wrote and where published?)

Damn!!... Ain't this just a wonderful place?!

Ain't it just!!... And ain't we lucky?!... Ain't we just!! :)
Forum: Beer Tent 03-20-2020, 11:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 247
Posted By Pip01
Re: VE75 Cancelled/Postoned

Greetings to All,

Having registered... I... too... received this notice.

As I made mention in a previous Thread... perhaps...
we can mark this very important occasion... as I then
referenced...
Forum: Beer Tent 03-19-2020, 09:42 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,783
Posted By Pip01
Re: Parade cancellations

The Music... brings Solace... Joy... and... Reflection...


We are most fortunate... in the Gifts that we bring...
Forum: Beer Tent 03-18-2020, 11:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 351
Posted By Pip01
Re: Practicing & Rehearsing During a Pandemic

Ladies, Gentlemen, Pipers, Drummers,
Color Guards... and All of the Wonderful
Helpers... That Are Integral to Our Groups,

This day... Wednesday... the 18th of March... all
across Canada......
Forum: Technique & Instrument 03-17-2020, 06:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 427
Posted By Pip01
Re: What's your pipe bag cover material?

Greetings, William, and to All,

Mine is a simple... plain... dark green wool...
and of that same weave... that was always
used... of Old... :)

I found then... as I have found since... that...
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