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Forum: Beer Tent Yesterday, 05:43 AM
Replies: 2
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Posted By el gaitero
Re: Hair sporran length

getting different lengths..good idea ...I suppose if you were close to the fan in Scotland ( or CAN) and could call the actual maker for a chat it’s do-able.
It would take a very dedicated...
Forum: Beer Tent 06-15-2019, 12:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 209
Posted By el gaitero
Hair sporran length

Anyone know the milspec rules for wearing the trad military hair sporran?

I’m aware of the ‘one hand breadth below the belt buckle’ guide. But it chaps me when, in the same civvy...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 06-13-2019, 06:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 342
Posted By el gaitero
Re: Problem going from E to low A

.not sure if the pfft is Bb tho....:grin:
Forum: Beer Tent 06-11-2019, 05:45 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 898
Posted By el gaitero
Forum: Beginners, Intermediate, + 06-09-2019, 02:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 744
Posted By el gaitero
Re: New pipes issue

New hybrid Canmore gets my vote. ..and only 3/4” height diff between M and the L. Don’t know the Bannatyne sizes anymore....good bag tho.
Forum: Beginners, Intermediate, + 06-09-2019, 01:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 744
Posted By el gaitero
Re: New pipes issue

...only for about 5 minutes IMO. Thereafter.you’d have no’ large’ issue ( lol) tho a larger bag might seem more comfortable for you. Unknown what brand bag we’re discussing..but the S-M-L...
Forum: Beginners, Intermediate, + 06-09-2019, 11:40 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 744
Posted By el gaitero
Re: New pipes issue

No disrespect intended ....at your experience level it is very likely noo the pipes unless the Booth bag is actually leaking somewhy.
. In Falkirk you are within a stones’ throw of a top notch...
Forum: Beer Tent 06-07-2019, 02:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 898
Posted By el gaitero
Forum: Beer Tent 06-07-2019, 12:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 898
Posted By el gaitero
Re: Tunes with Great Stories Behind Them?

CAMRAW .....WarMac spelled backwards.....many here can fill in the details...
Forum: Beer Tent 06-06-2019, 07:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 631
Posted By el gaitero
Re: Highland Games

:thumb:

Cautionary note....avoid talking to a plethora of drummers.
Forum: Beer Tent 06-06-2019, 06:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 631
Posted By el gaitero
Re: Highland Games

Touch up with Pipers Hut in OH....the owner jon Mafett is a top level piper and well stocked for anything you’ll need ...at Best prices. I’ve dealt with him for + almost 20 yrs.
Forum: Beer Tent 06-05-2019, 07:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 797
Posted By el gaitero
Re: Suspicious/dubious set posted online?

The ‘hallmark’ on topside of the sole implies it is by the London assay office. I did a quick search to find the year for letter i but didn’t find it. Maybe you will? The hallmark overall seems...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 06-05-2019, 05:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 387
Posted By el gaitero
Re: Valuation

In a down sized case?
Forum: Technique & Instrument 06-05-2019, 05:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 284
Posted By el gaitero
Re: Bass Drone Crack Repair

What make pipes? Year?
Forum: Technique & Instrument 06-03-2019, 05:03 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,000
Posted By el gaitero
Re: Reeding a 440 Maclellen chanter

Understood....seems tho the Korg like to read a solid green light at 475 (449) ..while HA is just shading a tich of red as I’d druther. Dead center of my McCallum mk2 chanter 474-476 design pitch.
Forum: Technique & Instrument 06-02-2019, 05:14 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,000
Posted By el gaitero
Re: Reeding a 440 Maclellen chanter

Yes;...I ( perhaps over simply) add 26. The diff between 440 and 466.
Forum: Technique & Instrument 06-02-2019, 03:32 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,000
Posted By el gaitero
Re: Reeding a 440 Maclellen chanter

Korg CA tuner: If 440 = same LA /HA green lights at 466. ( taping as needed of course)

And likewise 454 = 480 ( as with eg my Ceol chanter)

....if then set at 455....what pitch does one...
Forum: Beer Tent 06-01-2019, 05:26 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,055
Posted By el gaitero
Re: I hate my bagpipes

[QUOTE=Repip;1337859][QUOTE=MacTallanambeann;1337853]Isn't that odd? The only set of pipes I have ever had problems with were a set of new Kintails (my first ever personal set) around 1984. The...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 05-31-2019, 07:22 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,000
Posted By el gaitero
Re: Reeding a 440 Maclellen chanter

Have you seen Rory Grossarts’ vid ..him playing a ‘standard ( Ceol?) chanter’ set at 455...the Korg tuner is displayed in the vid......then putting in a set of his drone top extenders and a Ceol Bb...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 05-30-2019, 11:38 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,000
Posted By el gaitero
Re: Reeding a 440 Maclellen chanter

Finding those smallest ones is tough.
Forum: Technique & Instrument 05-30-2019, 11:17 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,000
Posted By el gaitero
Re: Reeding a 440 Maclellen chanter

[QUOTE=Pppiper;1337799]

Funny enough, a Shepherd is among the first I'd tried, but I couldn't get the E to stop burbling.


30" is a little strong for my preference, but I can blow that if I...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 05-30-2019, 08:59 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,000
Posted By el gaitero
Re: Reeding a 440 Maclellen chanter

You’ve no doubt read all the other posts...I’m curious ...if you tried a standard Shepherd reed...ca 30” . ( which will soften to about 28” after several tunes) .

Look forward to your...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 05-29-2019, 07:55 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,000
Posted By el gaitero
Re: Reeding a 440 Maclellen chanter

Yet...one of their ‘standard’ comparatively “not flat” reeds apparently works as well in their Bb chanter .and my own Ceol chanter. :shrug:
Forum: Technique & Instrument 05-29-2019, 05:52 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,000
Posted By el gaitero
Re: Reeding a 440 Maclellen chanter

Interestingly I haven’t found anyone credible to explain what exactly a Bb feed ‘is’...compared to a ‘standard reed.
The Shepherd “Bb” and standard molded reeds look physically identical on the...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 05-28-2019, 07:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 572
Posted By el gaitero
Re: Tuning to 452hz

If using a eg Korg CA tuner....set it on 452hz ...get your ha and la set ..each showing green lights; as Patrick noted ...the screen will display key of Bb at its right side...for any note played ...
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