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Forum: Beer Tent 12-25-2019, 03:29 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 16,652
Posted By Harley G
Re: Who makes this reed?

When Bellows Blown started this thread he did so after hearing me play a Glenarley reed at a competition and was impressed that I got such a clean, bright high A. He asked me and Dad about the sound...
Forum: Beer Tent 12-23-2019, 03:14 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 16,652
Posted By Harley G
Re: Who makes this reed?

Mr Husk
Thank you for your kind understanding, I showed my Dad and he did appreciate someone with a good understanding making comment. These days he can be a bit of a grumpy old intolerant but I...
Forum: Beer Tent 12-22-2019, 03:21 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 16,652
Posted By Harley G
Re: Who makes this reed?

The Glenarley reed variations are a result of development and testing with different chanters and piper pressures much the same as with traditional cane.


Like chanters, every different reed...
Forum: Beer Tent 12-19-2019, 02:34 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 16,652
Posted By Harley G
Re: Who makes this reed?

More answer to questions.


.not an iffy item for way more.


Let me put this quote into perspective, GHB perspective. Chanters first.
There are no standards in GHB chanters....
Forum: Beer Tent 12-18-2019, 06:53 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 16,652
Posted By Harley G
Re: Who makes this reed?

Thanks Charlie


I don't think I am angry, just Aussie. In my school I am considered a moderate. You sound balanced so feel free to clip me under the ear if I get off the track. Keep in mind I am...
Forum: Beer Tent 12-18-2019, 02:17 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 16,652
Posted By Harley G
Re: Who makes this reed?

Good morning
Thank you for all the emails of support while I was banned. (bad Harley!!!)


Because of the number of emails sent to my Dad he has let me off the chain to answer the questions...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 09-24-2019, 12:59 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,642
Posted By Harley G
Re: Temperature and Humidity effects on Piping

It is all interesting.



I tested by breath today at school with a 50mm long 15mm tube attached directly to an electronic hygrometer and my breath was reading 97.2% RH. This device was not a...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 09-23-2019, 01:41 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,642
Posted By Harley G
Re: Temperature and Humidity effects on Piping

In case I was having a brain fart I ran this issue past my applied science teacher. She made some points.


The bag is filled with air from our lungs. Saturated air. (RH 100 @ 37deg C) This is a...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 09-21-2019, 04:48 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,642
Posted By Harley G
Re: Temperature and Humidity effects on Piping

Sorry for seeming offended to you.


I was more concerned with the misinformation.


Due point is a function of - "the atmospheric temperature (varying according to pressure and humidity)...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 09-21-2019, 03:54 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,642
Posted By Harley G
Re: Temperature and Humidity effects on Piping

Sorry for reading the medical journal to determine the RH of expelled breath. This must have been a misprint so I will be sure to email them asking for a correction.


Where they state "During...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 09-21-2019, 01:12 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,642
Posted By Harley G
Re: Temperature and Humidity effects on Piping

With the GHB you need to ask, where is the air coming from? Answer, your lungs at a RH of about 100% if the medical books are correct. Does not matter where in the world you play, your lungs pretty...
Forum: Beer Tent 09-19-2019, 06:01 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 16,652
Posted By Harley G
Re: Who makes this reed?

I am actually now 14.


Look at my video, a little runt to boot.


Have a philosophy teacher in the family and go to a school that forces analytical thought and I love watching George Carlin...
Forum: Beer Tent 09-17-2019, 01:34 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,321
Posted By Harley G
Re: Gordon Walker

I have been playing since I was 8 and it has always creeped me out the way some men touch you when trying to teach you how to hold the bag and squeeze and stuff.


The girls I know feel the same...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 09-16-2019, 03:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,129
Posted By Harley G
Re: Drone Volume in Old Recordings

I think Mr Husk is onto it with the pitch.


The overtone signatures on the high pitch chanters are alot different to the lower pitched chanters.


It is not uncommon for the sound bloke to...
Forum: Beer Tent 09-16-2019, 01:53 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 16,652
Posted By Harley G
Re: Who makes this reed?

Legere did have GHB reeds on their web page for a while and then removed the item from their menu.


The commercial issues around making a GHB reed in the Legere style is always going to be...
Forum: Beer Tent 09-16-2019, 12:58 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 16,652
Posted By Harley G
Re: Who makes this reed?

The reeds are fine, the problem is the pipers and their expectation and lack of knowledge, of many, not all of course.



You would be surprised how many pipers do not understand that all...
Forum: Beer Tent 09-13-2019, 07:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,821
Posted By Harley G
Re: Stories of a broken Pipe Bands Australia

I played in the Belfast Tattoo last weekend and my Dad was asked about the trouble in the Aus Pipe Band scene by one of the local pipers. He was referring to the number of pipers in Aus that had seen...
Forum: Music 08-28-2019, 08:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,428
Posted By Harley G
Re: Inisheer

Sorry, wrong Jack Lee.


Never knew of Mr Livingston until your post, his story is quite a good read.


An interesting man.
Forum: Music 08-27-2019, 07:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,428
Posted By Harley G
Re: Inisheer

Not really a furore.


Because of your question it has now been highlighted that this site is operating. While the Copyright Authority inform me it is the content, not the site that is the real...
Forum: Music 08-24-2019, 04:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,428
Posted By Harley G
Re: Inisheer

Thank you Mr Burke and Mr Calum for your clarification and patience.


I know all about rules and was not trying to circumvent them in any way or question the right of Mr Sanderson to point out...
Forum: Music 08-24-2019, 12:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,428
Posted By Harley G
Re: Inisheer

Mr Burke


If you read my questions I was NOT questioning the moderator as relates to Rule 13! I was/am asking for clarification over a point he makes. A point I blindly accepted as being valid.
...
Forum: Music 08-23-2019, 07:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,428
Posted By Harley G
Re: Inisheer

Mr Sanderson


I see your warning and became very concerned that my post may have broken some laws as well as forum rules.


I contacted the music copyright authority in this country and...
Forum: Music 08-22-2019, 11:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,428
Posted By Harley G
Re: Inisheer

Is there a list somewhere of the sites that are banned?


Looked but could not find any.
Forum: Technique & Instrument 08-16-2019, 04:17 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,657
Posted By Harley G
Re: Chanter reeds, what makes good, what makes bad?

Complicated yes, but only because it has been intentionally made that way.


Unlike usual instruments like sax or oboe as examples, the GHB fraternity have dispensed with standards. If you buy a...
Forum: Beer Tent 08-14-2019, 05:15 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 16,652
Posted By Harley G
Re: Who makes this reed?

Mr Fogleman


I watched the youtube link you referenced and I really enjoyed the presentation and the information it contained, it explained a lot.


While I now understand the politics of the...
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