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Forum: Trading Post Archive 12-12-2018, 08:58 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 125
Posted By Josh Whitson
FS: 5 Chanter Reeds (3 brand new G1 Platinum, 2 unknown) - $30 shipped

For sale are five chanter reeds.

Two ridge cut reeds of unknown make that came with a used set of pipes I recently acquired. They appear to be lightly played or unplayed. Far too easy for me.
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Forum: Trading Post Archive 12-11-2018, 06:50 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 100
Posted By Josh Whitson
WTB: Smallpipe Chanter, Key of A

Looking for a smallpipe chanter in the key of A, preferably with a working reed. I have a uilleann practice set and am looking to be able to swap out the uilleann chanter with a smallpipe chanter.
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Forum: Trading Post Archive 11-23-2018, 08:09 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 76
Posted By Josh Whitson
FS: 5 Chanter Reeds (3 brand new G1 Platinum, 2 unknown) - $50 Shipped

For sale are five chanter reeds.

Two ridge cut reeds of unknown make that came with a used set of pipes I recently acquired. They appear to be lightly played or unplayed. Far too easy for me.
...
Forum: Trading Post Archive 11-16-2018, 12:13 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 109
Posted By Josh Whitson
FS: Bannatyne Hybrid Bag, small - $90 shipped

For sale is a like new Bannatyne Hybrid bag, size small, with side zipper (not bottom). Will include dark blue bag cover with silver trim, directions, and o-ring and clamp for tieing in chanter...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 10-31-2018, 08:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 706
Posted By Josh Whitson
Re: Identification - 1950s Robertson?

Interesting update - heard back from Warnock who did remember the pipes! Said the customer wanted the cracked button mounts removed and replaced with replica regular sized mounts, so the mounts...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 10-29-2018, 08:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 706
Posted By Josh Whitson
Identification - 1950s Robertson?

Hey everyone, looking for some opinions as to make and year! I picked these up advertised as 1950s Robertsons, originally with blackwood mounts that were cracked and replaced with replica imitation...
Forum: Trading Post Archive 10-24-2018, 01:09 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 71
Posted By Josh Whitson
FS: Bannatyne Hybrid Bag, small - $110 shipped

For sale is a like new Bannatyne Hybrid bag, size small, with side zipper (not bottom). Will include dark blue bag cover with silver trim, directions, and o-ring and clamp for tieing in chanter...
Forum: Trading Post Archive 10-21-2018, 08:13 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 70
Posted By Josh Whitson
WTB: Robertson Drones, No Ivory

Looking for a set of Robertsons, sticks and stocks, would consider just drones if blowpipe stock and/or chanter stock are not present.

Looking for ease of international travel so no ivory.

PM...
Forum: Trading Post Archive 10-20-2018, 09:57 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 129
Posted By Josh Whitson
FS: Piper's Pal Reed Protector - $25 shipped

This reed protector came with a lightly used set of pipes I recently purchased and I have no need for it. Includes chanter rod/plug.

I'm asking $25, shipped to US addresses. International buyers...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 10-13-2018, 02:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 664
Posted By Josh Whitson
Re: Right or wrong way to break in a chanter reed

This. I don't scrape, squeeze, or do anything else to a new reed. I will use a bridle occasionally, that's it. It either works or it doesn't. If it's slightly too hard I play it knowing it will ease...
Forum: Trading Post Archive 10-10-2018, 01:26 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 70
Posted By Josh Whitson
FS/FT: Bannatyne Hybrid Bag, small - $125 shipped or large bag

For sale is a like new Bannatyne Hybrid bag, size small, with side zipper (not bottom). Will include bottle trap and dark blue bag cover with silver trim. $125 and I will cover shipping if shipping...
Forum: Trading Post Archive 10-09-2018, 07:34 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 150
Posted By Josh Whitson
FS: HBT-2 Tuner, like-new w/Accessories - $60 shipped

For sale is a like new HBT-2 Tuner with soft case, clip microphone, and earbud.

The tuner came with a set of used pipes I recently purchased. Both the pipes and everything they came with appears...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 10-09-2018, 07:24 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,445
Posted By Josh Whitson
Re: Tone Protector vrs. Pipers Pal

I have an engineer friend that looked at ours and reverse-engineered his own for himself. Quite inexpensive to make if you have all the parts. The hygrometer caps are very inexpensive. My guess is...
Forum: Beginners, Intermediate, + 08-09-2018, 10:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 846
Posted By Josh Whitson
Re: Position of drones - bag size

Just adding that, in my opinion, ideal bag size has less to do with height and more to do with your build. By many charts due to my height I should be playing a small or medium. However, I'm very...
Forum: Piobaireachd 07-13-2018, 12:02 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,620
Posted By Josh Whitson
Re: When is a Piobaireachd not a piobaireachd

To quote Justice Potter Stewart's famous concurrence on what counts as obscenity, "I shall not today attempt further to define the kinds of material I understand to be embraced within that shorthand...
Forum: Competing Pipers 07-09-2018, 07:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 531
Posted By Josh Whitson
Re: Blogs of your experiences?

I once took a video of myself playing every day for an entire year (including competition days) and posted those to YouTube. Was fun and you could definitely see progress over the year, but the...
Forum: Beginners, Intermediate, + 07-03-2018, 01:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,041
Posted By Josh Whitson
Re: Thoughts and experiences on-line lessons

Nothing replaces the quality, instant feedback, and hands-on support you get from in-person instruction with a great teacher. If that isn't available in your area, then Skype is a great alternative....
Forum: Technique & Instrument 07-03-2018, 12:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,471
Posted By Josh Whitson
Re: Piobaireachd High A

Some judges only care about the music you are producing. Others seem to care about the non-musical aspects of competing quite a bit. Everything from how you approach the judge, dress, march, etc. can...
Forum: Trading Post Archive 08-08-2017, 06:18 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 137
Posted By Josh Whitson
WTB: David Daye Uilleann Practice Set

Looking for a used Daye uilleann practice set. Feel free to private message or email.
Forum: Beer Tent 07-28-2016, 06:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,713
Posted By Josh Whitson
Re: Physician's prescription

Good luck getting the IRS to see it that way.
Forum: Beer Tent 06-08-2016, 06:23 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 9,814
Posted By Josh Whitson
Re: Fighting noise ordinances

When I lived in Sommerville, MA, they had a very clear law, defining decibel levels for each district in the city, for different time periods. For example, in district 3 between 10pm and 7am you were...
Forum: Beer Tent 04-26-2016, 12:44 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,919
Posted By Josh Whitson
Re: Scholarship to buy pipes?

How often are pipes given as a prize at a competition? Anybody know? I've seen chanters, gift certificates, reeds, etc. but never an actual set of pipes.
Forum: Beer Tent 04-26-2016, 08:12 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,372
Posted By Josh Whitson
Re: Norfolk VA Tattoo april 23

I competed in one of the bands at the event. Had a bit of a chuckle as it was billed the "American Pipe Band Championship." I believe Alma calls itself the "US Pipe Band Championship?" Of course,...
Forum: Beer Tent 04-25-2016, 08:21 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,919
Posted By Josh Whitson
Re: Scholarship to buy pipes?

Having had a similar idea before, and been met with similar astonishment/distaste/etc. by the general community, I just thought I'd chime in and say to the OP that I understand both why you had the...
Forum: Beer Tent 02-24-2016, 06:11 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,865
Posted By Josh Whitson
Re: When to Start Teaching?

Don't you think that's an impossible standard though? Perfect is not obtainable, as there is always something that can be better.
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