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Forum: Beer Tent 07-16-2019, 08:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,352
Posted By piper Q
Re: Another Paradigm Shift in Pipe Banding

Aye, I do Jest... and yet the idea doth pose merit.
Forum: Beer Tent 07-16-2019, 08:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,065
Posted By piper Q
Re: Pierced Pipers?

Other than some noticeable scarring and deformities from injuries, I do not have any modifications or skin art. However, I know a few pipers and drummers who do, and they are technically proficient...
Forum: Beer Tent 07-13-2019, 08:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,352
Posted By piper Q
Re: Another Paradigm Shift in Pipe Banding

pray tell what is so wrong with a Hydration Pack with a chilling bladder adjacent to a proper consumable which doth provide cheer to a weary traveler? Cold beer while in route to a completion point...
Forum: Beer Tent 07-03-2019, 09:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 396
Posted By piper Q
Re: For Independence Day, the 4th of July

Thank you Pip01, have a safe week. Cheers!
Forum: Beer Tent 06-29-2019, 12:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,388
Posted By piper Q
Re: Video and audio recordings

I have a GoPro and while you can play with the optical settings the sound recording quality depends heavily upon the case you have it in. Though you could sit the naked camera on a table.

However...
Forum: Beer Tent 06-15-2019, 11:51 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,382
Posted By piper Q
Re: The end of the world as we know it...really?

While I understand it as a broad characterization, and even a bit satirical; from my experience has been it is profoundly off the mark for where I was in the Northeast, and where I am currently.
...
Forum: Beer Tent 06-04-2019, 08:30 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,382
Posted By piper Q
Re: The end of the world as we know it...really?

I reside near a modest coastal city in Mississippi. On the coast I can name 8 pipers. Going 90 miles north to Hattiesburg, there is a small pipeband that is attempting to expand outwards to events...
Forum: Music 05-22-2019, 07:44 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,463
Posted By piper Q
Re: How to create a tune with an exotic/oriental/middle eastern flare?

I' have learned a few Bagad tunes, and they do have a different sound from the Scottish and Irish traditions, however they have much less of an oriental or East Asian feel to myself than some may...
Forum: Beer Tent 05-22-2019, 07:30 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,889
Posted By piper Q
Re: Thick People

I refuse weddings for similar reason. Funerals are generally more honest affairs, and Damn you man. Now I need to figure out a transposition of Ding Dong The Witch Is Dead unless you can post an...
Forum: Beer Tent 05-05-2019, 03:50 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 584
Posted By piper Q
I need more alcohol some days...

I'm certain everyone has a moment where you're communicating with another person and you get a bit of a suggestion that is well, on the surface quite rational to the other party, but maybe, not quite...
Forum: Beer Tent 05-02-2019, 08:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,726
Posted By piper Q
Re: Help! Sold my dad's pipes, want them back!

There are more than a few Bagpipe pages on facebook, some are closed pages where you need to ask for membership. Old geezers learning bagpipes, being another one with an international reach.

...
Forum: Beer Tent 04-19-2019, 09:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,158
Posted By piper Q
Re: Notes in Music?

Pipes are a demanding instrument, and one that can demand precision of finger placement.

Tunes however, have a soul, a computer can play a tune exactly as written, but not achieve the spirit of...
Forum: Beer Tent 04-19-2019, 09:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 690
Posted By piper Q
Re: Do you ever take your students on gigs?

Experiences are the best teachers.

My first public performance was courtesy of my piping instructor. It too was not a typical band type of performance, though we did perform as an ensemble. Each...
Forum: Beer Tent 04-07-2019, 08:22 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,033
Posted By piper Q
Re: Need opinions on a GHB first set

For as many Pipers that are here and respond, you'll probably hear as many opinions and suggestions. Take my suggestions for as they are just suggestions and not iron clad that's the way it should be...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 04-02-2019, 01:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 677
Posted By piper Q
Re: Maybe time for new Electronics...

I will mailing the old style technopipes back later this week. Mr Anders quote a very reasonable price for repairs. Even with shipping and possibly customs duties, quite a bargain versus buying a new...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 03-30-2019, 01:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 677
Posted By piper Q
Maybe time for new Technopipes electronics...

I've had my Fagerstrom Technopipes since about 2007, they've seen quite a bit of both use and abuse over the years. Some battle scars too. But they've also done yeoman duty for me as well.
...
Forum: Ladies' Room 03-25-2019, 11:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,020
Posted By piper Q
Re: Too Large Pipes?

To piggy back on what Mr. Lenz wrote, consider your physical size and ability when either ordering your pipes or replacing the bag. Very few people will need an extended size bag. Myself, at 6'2"...
Forum: Beer Tent 03-25-2019, 11:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,149
Posted By piper Q
Re: Busking on Pipes

As a general rule, I don't busk, but I will practice in public parks. Occasionally I'll have a dollar or two dropped in the case. About the only time I will play for tips is if I in the street on St....
Forum: Beer Tent 03-17-2019, 04:37 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,835
Posted By piper Q
Re: Why does a piper play a gig like this?

Ach nay, t'was but Rubens... and off brand watered down colas.
Forum: Beer Tent 03-17-2019, 04:36 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,835
Posted By piper Q
Re: Why does a piper play a gig like this?

In regards to the piper for the Irish and American leaders and not addressing the some other issues of politics; It may well be that said piper is also a member of the Capitol Police or Secret...
Forum: Beer Tent 03-17-2019, 04:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,120
Posted By piper Q
Re: Drone strength question

I have two sets of GHB, the first set and more mellow of sound are Kilgour & Krone circa 1994. The Second in Dunbar P1s and the drones are very much boulder. I'd have to look at the reeding again....
Forum: Beer Tent 03-12-2019, 12:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 381
Posted By piper Q
Re: Parlor Pipes Help

Out of curiousity, have you tried a practice chanter reed in any of the drones? I previously had a set of poly kitchen pipes that used reeds similar to the PC in the drone housing. Can you determine...
Forum: Beer Tent 03-12-2019, 09:24 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,281
Posted By piper Q
Re: What's your least favorite type of gig?

In descending order of loathing. From most loathed to least.

Weddings in the summer in the deep south are the worst of the worst due to the heat & humidity, often lack of shade and breeze as well....
Forum: Beer Tent 03-12-2019, 08:54 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,280
Posted By piper Q
Re: A hollow victory and a question

And the event is finished. I chose Hector the Hero for the tune, and had time to explain that it was written in 1903 By James S. Skinner in regard to the tragic death of his friend General Hector...
Forum: Beer Tent 03-09-2019, 10:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,047
Posted By piper Q
Re: Flat-soled ghillie brogues?

I often wear simple black walking shoes from New Balance. They do have a minimal heel rise, however my orthotics fit well within them. Its for fallen arches.

Another option to consider is...
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