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Forum: Beginners, Intermediate, + 05-28-2010, 11:50 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,252
Posted By JRM
Re: Yukky Teflon Tape

I'm not a fan of using it, but if it works for you why not keep using it.
Forum: Technique & Instrument 05-28-2010, 09:58 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 7,221
Posted By JRM
Re: Which pipe chanter goes best with the full classic Henderson drone sound

I will refrain from doing so Adam.

With regard to the other "quote"...put it into context of the original post...what is it like competing at higher levels and professional contests. I stopped...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 05-28-2010, 06:52 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 7,221
Posted By JRM
Re: Which pipe chanter goes best with the full classic Henderson drone sound

Nowhere at anytime have I ever said I was a piping elite, nor have I ever compared myself to winners at the northern meeting etc.. that's a load of hogwash and it seems to be taking on a life of its...
Forum: History, Tradition, Heritage 05-28-2010, 05:48 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,412
Posted By JRM
Re: 18th century dirk stolen, help needed

If you check on eBay searching for swords it should give you a selection of advertised antique dealers at the bottom of the page. Some of them should be able to help you out with contacting...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 05-28-2010, 05:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 646
Posted By JRM
Re: Dunbar long chanter o-rings

Send Dunbar an email telling them that they are worn down and asking them what size to use. No harm in asking.
Forum: Technique & Instrument 05-27-2010, 02:36 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 7,221
Posted By JRM
Re: Which pipe chanter goes best with the full classic Henderson drone sound

Jim,
I have no financial or personal interest in any of the manufacturers that I have mentioned. Feel free to ask them. To suggest that financial gain is my motive for having any opinion is...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 05-27-2010, 11:41 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 7,221
Posted By JRM
Re: Which pipe chanter goes best with the full classic Henderson drone sound

There you go again....false accusations, libel and slander. I post of what I know and have recent experience with. Kron, Sinclair, and Hardie were mentioned by others already. If you feel that any of...
Forum: History, Tradition, Heritage 05-27-2010, 11:29 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,412
Posted By JRM
Re: 18th century dirk stolen, help needed

good points. I hope you are able to retrieve the dirk.
Forum: Technique & Instrument 05-27-2010, 11:13 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 7,221
Posted By JRM
Re: Which pipe chanter goes best with the full classic Henderson drone sound

And if I have no recent experience with others I don't comment on them. I don't make them Colin. Many prominent pipers world wide have and are playing those chanters. Some have even publicly...
Forum: Adult Pipers 05-27-2010, 08:53 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 9,990
Posted By JRM
Re: taking up the pipes as an adult

Don't let anyone tell you what you can and cannot achieve. Regardless of your age or their supposed reputation.
Forum: History, Tradition, Heritage 05-27-2010, 08:05 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,412
Posted By JRM
Re: 18th century dirk stolen, help needed

When things like this happen it really is revolting and rips into you. having it get lost is bad, but having it stolen is much worse.

Did the sender use the Post office or Courier? I hope the...
Forum: Beer Tent 05-27-2010, 07:48 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,225
Posted By JRM
Re: What's in your sporran/jacket pockets?

wallet, chanter tape, cell phone, tuner(sometimes).
Forum: Beginners, Intermediate, + 05-27-2010, 07:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 798
Posted By JRM
Re: Poly practice chanter question

There may be some out there, but I don't recall seeing a current manufacturer that didn't offer PC's with a sole.
Forum: Technique & Instrument 05-27-2010, 07:38 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 7,221
Posted By JRM
Re: Which pipe chanter goes best with the full classic Henderson drone sound

Naill, Strathmore, McC2, McCallum are all good choices.
Forum: Technique & Instrument 05-26-2010, 08:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,181
Posted By JRM
Re: Best pc chanter reed for long Gibson pc?

Gibson reeds can be sanded to soften them a bit. This will also result in a flattening the pitch slightly. A few weeks of playing will break them in.
to continue the analogy being...
Forum: Beginners, Intermediate, + 05-20-2010, 12:16 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,425
Posted By JRM
Re: Practice

practice as often and as long as your lifestyle and living conditions will allow. Every day is best, but do what you can when you can.
Forum: Beer Tent 05-20-2010, 07:28 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,875
Posted By JRM
Re: The Ultimate Piping Website

one not mentioned yet: www.schoolofpiping.com (http://www.schoolofpiping.com) is very good also.
Forum: Technique & Instrument 05-17-2010, 07:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,316
Posted By JRM
Re: Questions

There are almost as many opinions on the type of oil to use and whether or not to use it as there are insects in the world. Oiling the outside of a pipe with a hard finish on it won't penetrate the...
Forum: Pipe Bands 05-14-2010, 12:12 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 14,918
Posted By JRM
Re: Who are the North American Grade II Bands?

http://www.pipesdrums.com/ViewObject.aspx?sys-Portal=57&sys-Class=Article&sys-ID=18170

Burnetts & Struth Pipe Band upgraded to grade 2.
Forum: Technique & Instrument 05-13-2010, 06:06 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,613
Posted By JRM
Re: Poll: when should a newbie start on pipes?

In that case, I guess that of the four choices available, number 2 would be the closest answer to what I feel is appropriate, however I wouldn't say a certain number of tunes, I'd say a certain...
Forum: Beer Tent 05-13-2010, 05:51 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,182
Posted By JRM
Re: Sabotaging other bands (silly thread resulting from a beer-fueled conversation)

I have observed on occasion, one or more drummers standing rather closeby to a tune up circle or a contest , tapping away rather loudly upon their drum heads at an uneven rate as compared to the...
Forum: Do It Yourself (DIY) 05-12-2010, 12:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,454
Posted By JRM
Re: Proper Adhesive for Ivory

clear epoxy resin available at local hardware store, Home depot etc should work. Lots of other possibilities there too.
Forum: Technique & Instrument 05-12-2010, 09:24 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,613
Posted By JRM
Re: Poll: when should a newbie start on pipes?

Finances aside, one choice missing form the list would be when the instructor feels that they're ready for the challenge.
Forum: Beginners, Intermediate, + 05-10-2010, 10:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,839
Posted By JRM
Re: practice chanter reed adjustments

With regard to sanding Jerrys reeds, he told me to use 400 grit or better.
Forum: Beer Tent 05-10-2010, 09:51 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,843
Posted By JRM
Re: why normal waxed hemp is yellow?

Blue or purple would be cool!:woot:
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