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Forum: Beginners, Intermediate, + 08-18-2019, 11:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 725
Posted By OHpiper
Re: Strike-ins, what a pain!

After re-evaluating my set-up I think I figured it out though I won't hold my breath, lol, (what's good today probably won't be tomorrow) the offending tenor reed I believe the bridle was open too...
Forum: Beginners, Intermediate, + 08-18-2019, 06:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 725
Posted By OHpiper
Re: Strike-ins, what a pain!

I have found the higher pitched sound is a direct result of not enough pressure. But sometimes the bass drone does it randomly and once I start playing it stops.
Forum: Beginners, Intermediate, + 08-18-2019, 04:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 725
Posted By OHpiper
Strike-ins, what a pain!

I've sort of dealt with my poor technique this past several months until here recently. Since I've joined a band I've been watching, a lot. I've looked up on you-tube and been practicing it some,...
Forum: Beginners, Intermediate, + 07-30-2019, 09:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 865
Posted By OHpiper
Re: First set of pipes ordered!

Congrats! i was in the same boat this time last year and I couldn't be happier with my decision.. I have since joined a pipe band, things are starting to roll..:thumb:
Forum: Beer Tent 06-21-2019, 04:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,291
Posted By OHpiper
Re: Highland Games

We're here at the state park, looks like great weather for tomorrow. We took a stroll with the dogs and wondered if any other pipers are camping here..
Cheers, Bill
Forum: Beer Tent 06-07-2019, 11:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,291
Posted By OHpiper
Re: Highland Games

Lol, looking forward to meet some of ya'all..my wife will be tagging along as well. Can't wait to hear some of the bands.
Forum: Beer Tent 06-06-2019, 06:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,291
Posted By OHpiper
Re: Highland Games

Yes I bought my pipes and a few reeds from him but also looking for an opportunity to talk face to face with other pipers and such.
Forum: Beer Tent 06-06-2019, 06:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,291
Posted By OHpiper
Re: Highland Games

Yes, the one in Wellington. Seems like a fun time for sure.
Forum: Beer Tent 06-06-2019, 05:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,291
Posted By OHpiper
Highland Games

Hi all, just out of curiosity, I'm going to a highland games/competition here in a couple weeks , though just as a spectator. Just wondering if there be any vendors of sorts, such as selling reeds. I...
Forum: Beginners, Intermediate, + 03-24-2019, 05:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 747
Posted By OHpiper
Re: Nothing serious I hope

Yes, I had my yearly eye exam back in November he didn't find anything concerning except my cataracts is slightly worse
Forum: Beginners, Intermediate, + 03-24-2019, 03:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 747
Posted By OHpiper
Re: Nothing serious I hope

Yes I've had a couple the past few years also, In fact it may have happened after i sneezed yesterday afternoon, after going outside in bright sunlight without my sunglasses on. That and allergies...
Forum: Beginners, Intermediate, + 03-23-2019, 03:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 747
Posted By OHpiper
Nothing serious I hope

Noticed my left eye is red , popped a blood vessel after practice this afternoon..
Forum: Reviews 03-05-2019, 11:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,251
Posted By OHpiper
Re: Dunbar's Delrin Kitchen Pipes :)

I was looking into these also, I bought my Dunbar PC from hotpipes.com, but at a loss as far as moisture control. There's bound to be some in the bag I see no zipper on it.
Cheers, Bill
Forum: Music 02-22-2019, 04:14 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 414
Posted By OHpiper
Re: Music for I Love You Lord

Make your own version of it. I was playing around one day, and this just came out. Jot down the notes and add grace notes where needed..
Forum: Beginners, Intermediate, + 02-01-2019, 11:50 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,339
Posted By OHpiper
Re: Third time..crash and burn

No offence at all, in fact I mentioned to my pastor I wouldn't play at church again until I am really ready..I have played in front of family a few times, even then, only slightly nervous..
Forum: Beginners, Intermediate, + 01-30-2019, 04:06 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,339
Posted By OHpiper
Re: Third time..crash and burn

Yes they are awesome! If anything, no coffee at all in the morning before I play, I wasn't fully prepared, don't dress for outside if I'm playing inside. Next time ? Yes, there will be a next...
Forum: Beginners, Intermediate, + 01-28-2019, 02:01 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,339
Posted By OHpiper
Re: Third time..crash and burn

Matter of fact, I contacted Jon this morning, that's who I bought my MacCallum's from..
Forum: Beginners, Intermediate, + 01-28-2019, 12:16 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,339
Posted By OHpiper
Re: Third time..crash and burn

Thanks Nate, I didn't quote your message because it was long. But you nailed it. I texted my pastor yesterday and said I wasn't playing in church again until I am really ready..lol. I seem to learn...
Forum: Beginners, Intermediate, + 01-27-2019, 12:52 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,339
Posted By OHpiper
Re: Third time..crash and burn

I've had a notion to learn for the past 25 years or so, I retired in Feb.2017, in Dec. 2017 I purchased a Dunbar PC and the Green book. In August of 2018 purchased a set of MacCallum AP2's, between...
Forum: Beginners, Intermediate, + 01-27-2019, 11:30 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,339
Posted By OHpiper
Re: Third time..crash and burn

Thanks, i'll check it out!
Forum: Beginners, Intermediate, + 01-27-2019, 11:29 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,339
Posted By OHpiper
Re: Third time..crash and burn

No band here, don't know of any in northern Ohio..
Forum: Beginners, Intermediate, + 01-27-2019, 11:27 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,339
Posted By OHpiper
Re: Third time..crash and burn

Yes three and five just about sums it up. The choir room were we assemble before going out was extremely warm this morning and my sweater didn't help.. and performance anxiety. yep that was me..
Forum: Beginners, Intermediate, + 01-27-2019, 10:18 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,339
Posted By OHpiper
Third time..crash and burn

Honestly I don't know where to go from here. Played at church this morning during the offertory, Highland Cathedral and Amazing Grace in succession.
What can go wrong did go wrong, started the...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 01-10-2019, 12:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,835
Posted By OHpiper
Re: "New" Husk Reeds

I appreciate the offer that's kind of you.. I just started on this journey last year, (since retirement) been on the pipes since August and still finding my comfort zone. Playing an Abedour emerald...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 01-10-2019, 09:12 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,835
Posted By OHpiper
Re: "New" Husk Reeds

I was totally unaware, prayers to him for a quick recovery..
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