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Forum: Technique & Instrument Today, 02:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 66
Posted By super8mm
Re: Willie McCallum Custom bag vs. Gandy Bag

Yes you are correct about the Gandy shaped bag but both have a thinner neck. I went through several other bags then I got the Lee & Son sheep skin Gandy shaped bag and it is very comfortable on my...
Forum: Technique & Instrument Today, 10:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 66
Posted By super8mm
Willie McCallum Custom bag vs. Gandy Bag

Has anyone played both the Willie McCallum Custom shaped bag and the Gandy shaped bag?

They both sound like they do the same thing?
Forum: Beer Tent 10-19-2020, 10:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 261
Posted By super8mm
Re: Piping Times and Piping Today???

The last Piping Times posted was the April 2020 issue and I can no longer login.

I hope my subscription does not run out before they start back up.
Forum: Do It Yourself (DIY) 10-15-2020, 07:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 478
Posted By super8mm
Re: Practice Chanter Stand/Holder

You could just use a small piece of ply wood or a board, drill some holes in it to fit and glue wooden dowels a couple of inches long in it
Forum: Technique & Instrument 09-10-2020, 07:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,055
Posted By super8mm
Re: New MacLellan design

If you are wondering about mine I think they are about 10 yrs old.
Forum: Technique & Instrument 09-09-2020, 09:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,055
Posted By super8mm
Re: New MacLellan design

I love my Original pipes with aluminum engraved with Thistle and Knot ferrule and Satin Wood mounts.

Now if I had a trunk full of extra money there would be about 3 more sets to go with the one I...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 09-08-2020, 06:11 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,223
Posted By super8mm
Re: Would you purchase your Blair electronic chanter again?

It took a couple of weeks but I googled enough I get my answers. Thanks
Forum: Technique & Instrument 08-15-2020, 12:23 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,223
Posted By super8mm
Re: Would you purchase your Blair electronic chanter again?

I really like my Blair for practicing when I need to be quiet.

My only down side is his customer support. I bought mine from Murray at Winter Storm last year and he said to send him a email and...
Forum: Uilleann, Northumbrian, Smallpipes + 05-11-2020, 03:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 260
Posted By super8mm
Re: Creating Shorter Connector Between Bellows and Bag on a set of Reelpipes

Are you talking about the rubber hose between the bellows and the bag?

If so you can cut the hose down. If like my small pipes you will have to use something like a razor blade to split the end...
Forum: Uilleann, Northumbrian, Smallpipes + 05-01-2020, 08:14 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,462
Posted By super8mm
Re: Startup question about small pipes

Try these 3 videos for a understanding of how to.

Video 1 (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c8dYyuArP0o)

Video 2 (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WS8ZO4zWeXg)

Video 3...
Forum: Uilleann, Northumbrian, Smallpipes + 05-01-2020, 06:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 394
Posted By super8mm
Re: Changing chanters possible in smallpipes?

Here is a video on small pipes for A & D

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2PQGidGwNnk
Forum: Uilleann, Northumbrian, Smallpipes + 05-01-2020, 05:42 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,462
Posted By super8mm
Re: Startup question about small pipes

If they are the bellows blown small pipes I have the same one and I did have the same problem.

First I kept tweeking the bridle and after about 5 tries of squeezing it I had to back it off just a...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 04-01-2020, 09:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 620
Posted By super8mm
Re: 100% Cane Pipe Bag!

if it has a leak does it make more noise??
Forum: Beer Tent 03-21-2020, 09:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,658
Posted By super8mm
Re: Games cancellations

So far they have canx Sherman, TX, Wichita, KS, Yukon, OK and they will probably cancel Decatur, Tx we will find out late next week.
Forum: Technique & Instrument 03-20-2020, 11:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,123
Posted By super8mm
Re: Sheepskin Lee & Sons Gandy Bag

The one on the floor is a Canmore Extended Small

They do have a Sheepskin Premium Bag that does not require seasoning. the outer layer is Ultra-suede fabric, that is what makes that one airtight
Forum: Technique & Instrument 03-19-2020, 01:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,123
Posted By super8mm
Re: Sheepskin Lee & Sons Gandy Bag

All 3 of the bags had the factory grommets. A lot of my problem comes from my body shape as the medium bag kept slipping down so I had problems trying to keep it in place, the extended small was a...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 03-17-2020, 04:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,123
Posted By super8mm
Sheepskin Lee & Sons Gandy Bag

I have had a hard time getting a comfortable bag that fit me. I have a barrel chest with fair sized arm and was always fighting the pipes.

My pipes came with a Bannatyne that just did not fit...
Forum: Beer Tent 03-11-2020, 03:59 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,851
Posted By super8mm
Re: Parade cancellations

Dallas has canceled theirs too
Forum: Beer Tent 03-10-2020, 05:03 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 10,446
Posted By super8mm
Re: Pelican cases

Thanks, Great comparison between the 2.

I just layed out my Small pipe in the Pelican for my GHB's and it will fit good by just removing the top section of the base.

Guess I will be making a...
Forum: Beer Tent 03-10-2020, 04:38 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,705
Posted By super8mm
Re: Alternative bagpipe mounts.

I use Urethane resin to make pens of different colors, I can make a blank in PVC pipe and then turn it on a lathe so my guess that they are using something like this and you can make any color and...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 03-05-2020, 03:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 354
Posted By super8mm
Re: PC Water-trap Compatability

I use these, they help and you just let them dry out over night.

Reed Absorbers (https://www.hendersongroupltd.com/product/reed-absorbers-12-pack/)
Forum: Beer Tent 03-05-2020, 12:28 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,322
Posted By super8mm
Re: Fake 'ivory'

here is a interesting read on the subject

Real or Fake Ivory (https://www.realorrepro.com/article/Ivory-genuine-fake--confusing)
Forum: Beer Tent 03-05-2020, 11:40 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,322
Posted By super8mm
Re: Fake 'ivory'

I bought some of the imitation stuff to repair a friends old Naill chanter that he dropped.

It sells for $10.00 per inch
Forum: Technique & Instrument 02-19-2020, 05:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 494
Posted By super8mm
Re: Gandy Cut Bag

Thank you, I had a Bannatyne Medium and it did not fit me very well. My Canmore fits a lot better but I was thinking of trying a Lee & Sons sheepskin.
Forum: Technique & Instrument 02-18-2020, 07:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 494
Posted By super8mm
Gandy Cut Bag

Does anyone know how a Gandy Cut bag differ from my Canmore Extended Small bag? :confused:
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