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Forum: Technique & Instrument 05-22-2019, 02:45 AM
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Forum: Technique & Instrument 05-21-2019, 01:50 PM
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Posted By Gruffalo
Re: Drone Reed tip.

All of the reeds are out by 3/8" :willy:
Forum: Technique & Instrument 05-21-2019, 01:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 934
Posted By Gruffalo
Re: Drone Reed Issues & Advice sort.

[QUOTE=DamhCabrachPiping;1337568]Pull the reed out of the reed seat and/or adjust the tuning screws...

You can buy reed extenders as well.


Never heard of reed extenders? are they specific...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 05-21-2019, 05:35 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 934
Posted By Gruffalo
Re: Drone Reed tip.

On Pipes Drums website 'Tips', there was a piece of advice by C.E Kron stating

"If your bass drone wants to roar when struck in, it might be riding high on the bottom pin. If so your reed might...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 05-21-2019, 05:33 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 934
Posted By Gruffalo
Drone Reed Issues & Advice sort

Hi,

Could someone make any suggestions of a Drone Reed Set that would work well with a 2004/5 set of Macleod Bagpipes. My current chanter sits at 474hz but others are usually in the 478Hz range....
Forum: Technique & Instrument 04-22-2019, 04:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,050
Posted By Gruffalo
Re: MG White Mamba Drone Reeds

The Bulgarian Lev, worked fine as it turns out :cool:
Forum: Technique & Instrument 04-22-2019, 04:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,050
Posted By Gruffalo
Re: MG White Mamba Drone Reeds

Thanks for that. No issues there Thanks :thumb:
Forum: Technique & Instrument 04-17-2019, 02:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,050
Posted By Gruffalo
Re: MG White Mamba Drone Reeds

Apologies only just seen your comprehensive reply. Appreciate the advice, all of which makes very good sense. Some I had tried, but others not. Thank you :thumb:
Forum: Technique & Instrument 04-02-2019, 03:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,050
Posted By Gruffalo
MG White Mamba Drone Reeds

Hi, I been trying to get a new set of these reeds going, without success. The main issue is stability. I have a manometer attached to the middle tenor, so I know my blowing is very steady but. ...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 10-12-2018, 02:33 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,295
Posted By Gruffalo
Re: Double Toning Drone Reed

Thanks very much for the advice. Longer reeds lower's the tuning height... Makes sense. :thumb: The yellow highland reeds are very short...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 10-11-2018, 03:07 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,295
Posted By Gruffalo
Re: Double Toning Drone Reed

Not Ezeedrone. I have Selbies in both sets of Bagpipes. Really happy with them. This enquiry was to have a second reed option for when the weather starts getting damp. The main issue is playing...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 10-08-2018, 11:37 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,690
Posted By Gruffalo
Re: Tone Protector vrs. Pipers Pal

Used both over time. It is true that the Piper's Pal can seem to drink moisture in sensible temperatures. A recent 2nd Tone protector purchase has me a little confused though. The first gel pack...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 10-06-2018, 02:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,295
Posted By Gruffalo
Re: Double Toning Drone Reed.

All tried or done. Reed not touching reed seat noted. I don't think it was, but I didn't know that. So Thanks. :thumb:
Forum: Technique & Instrument 10-06-2018, 02:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,295
Posted By Gruffalo
Re: Double Toning Drone Reed.

:thumb::grin::thumb:
Forum: Technique & Instrument 10-06-2018, 01:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,295
Posted By Gruffalo
Re: Double Toning Drone Reed.

Thanks for you answer. I didn't want to fog my explanation with too much information. But on purchase, all of your suggestions were tried. I've basically gone back to absolute basics. It was...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 10-06-2018, 01:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,295
Posted By Gruffalo
Forum: Technique & Instrument 10-06-2018, 01:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,295
Posted By Gruffalo
Re: Double Toning Drone Reed.

Thank you. :thumb:
Forum: Technique & Instrument 10-06-2018, 06:15 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,295
Posted By Gruffalo
Double Toning Drone Reed

Hi, I've started using a different brand of plastic drone reeds. I've had a bit of trouble getting them set up in either set of the Bagpipes I have.

My preference would usually be to push the...
Forum: Music 08-19-2018, 01:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 546
Posted By Gruffalo
Forum: Music 08-19-2018, 03:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 546
Posted By Gruffalo
Scottish Power Worlds Medley tune?

Hi, the tune played by SP in the wolds final (Medley) at the slow air bit, which I believe may be a Piob tune. Could anyone tell me what it is called please?
This is the link and the tune starts at...
Forum: Beer Tent 05-27-2018, 11:51 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,711
Posted By Gruffalo
Re: College of Piping Gone - What about the tune books?

[QUOTE=Mac an t-Sealgair;1326522]Where is all this 'business model ' stuff coming from? I've bought tones of stuff from there.

Andrew Lenz, previous post!!!!:shrug:
Forum: Beer Tent 04-11-2018, 05:17 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,711
Posted By Gruffalo
Re: College of Piping Gone - What about the tune books?

Catch22, the business model didn't work, but you pay significantly more for Bagpiping products at NPC. I found it curious that comments from pipers in Scotland, are of the mind "Good Riddance" and...
Forum: Beer Tent 01-17-2018, 05:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 862
Posted By Gruffalo
Re: Trouble with HBT2 tuner

I'm on HBT 2 sensor number 5 now and my last. The 5th sensor is very erratic on pickup, especially with Wooden chanters. The pickup on all the others (no longer used), I believe had stemmed from...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 10-17-2017, 01:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 871
Posted By Gruffalo
Re: Deger Electronic Bagpipe Chanter

In spam folder apparently :shrug:
Forum: Technique & Instrument 10-17-2017, 03:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 871
Posted By Gruffalo
Re: Deger Electronic Bagpipe Chanter

Further to my earlier message. I telephoned Germany, Manfred answered straight away. He found my previous email and has responded. Happy Days :thumb:
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