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Forum: In Memoriam 02-02-2019, 11:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 525
Posted By LJ Neville
Re: Karen Turpen, wife of the late Zudupiper

You are quite welcome Andrew. I know the BDF community was important to Dave... and I'm not surprised by your story, that was just the kind of guy he was. His adult daughter is equally lovely.
Forum: In Memoriam 02-02-2019, 09:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 525
Posted By LJ Neville
Karen Turpen, wife of the late Zudupiper

For those who fondly remember the late Dave Turpen, aka Zudupiper on these forums and its predecessor... I'm posting to let you know that his lovely wife Karen Turpen just passed away. Memorial...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 01-26-2019, 10:31 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,508
Posted By LJ Neville
Re: Help Improving Band Tuning

All of the above, and also, blowing. Tough to tune folks if they are not powering the instrument steadily. If you are at a loss as to how to work on this I'd be happy to forward you my method. ...
Forum: Industry News 01-17-2019, 06:51 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 386
Posted By LJ Neville
20% off St Patrick's Day sale!

It's two months until the big day and I'm offering 20% off orders of 10 or more Airy Glengarrys or Inverness Ponchos, January 17 through February 17, with free shipping! It's called "March" for a...
Forum: Industry News 11-24-2018, 09:04 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 359
Posted By LJ Neville
Stocking stuffer special...

... and FREE shipping to the US and Canada. Receive 10% off retail when you order either:

1 Airy Glengarry and 1 Inverness Poncho

2 Airy Glengarrys

2 Inverness Ponchos

Forum: Do It Yourself (DIY) 10-22-2018, 01:31 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,253
Posted By LJ Neville
Re: I made my own pipe bag

Gorgeous, Andrew. When you start offering these for sale, please put me down for a goat- or sheep-skin with tooled leather overlay. That would be simply magnificent. Or you could just offer your...
Forum: Piobaireachd 10-17-2018, 01:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,363
Posted By LJ Neville
Re: How many actually use Binneas

Ron, I too use Binneas on occasion. Considering that you are teacher-less allow me to recommend Jimmy McIntosh's fine book Ceol Mor for the Great Highland Bagpipe, presented in the Balmoral...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 09-28-2018, 08:05 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,648
Posted By LJ Neville
Re: Roddy MacLeod High-A

Here's the direct link to that excellent article:


Thanks for this Chris!
Forum: Technique & Instrument 09-13-2018, 09:16 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,491
Posted By LJ Neville
Re: Recommended drone reeds for McCallum AB4's

+1 for Selbies. Easy to work with, air efficient, tune right where you want them, and a lovely sound in McCallums. Several of my students play this combination.
Forum: Industry News 08-30-2018, 07:40 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 255
Posted By LJ Neville
Labor Day Sale!

LABOR DAY SALE! It's the end of the season and we are offering the following promotion: Buy at least five (5) Airy Glengarrys and five (5) Inverness Ponchos, get 25% off and free shipping (US only)....
Forum: Trading Post Archive 08-06-2018, 02:13 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 123
Posted By LJ Neville
FS: Flower of Scotland kilt - $170 shipped

Hi folks... here is a Flower of Scotland kilt made by House of Edgar, medium weight wool, double fringe, three buckles, waist 32-36, length 22-1/2".

In wonderful shape, hardly worn, no smells or...
Forum: Industry News 07-12-2018, 07:51 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 429
Posted By LJ Neville
Packable raingear for the Worlds

Hi folks! Heading to Scotland for the World Pipe Band Championship? Pack light yet still be prepared for the inevitable rain by bringing your Inverness Poncho, the raincape that fits in your...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 06-14-2018, 02:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 849
Posted By LJ Neville
Re: VALVED mouthpiece reviews?

Gannaway made (makes?) a terrific valved mouthpiece in various lengths. I use them exclusively.
Forum: History, Tradition, Heritage 06-12-2018, 08:44 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,724
Posted By LJ Neville
Re: Repro horseshair sporrrans (Pakistan); worth it or not?

Thanks for posting on this, esp the pics - I think you made a great purchase!
Forum: Beer Tent 05-16-2018, 01:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,121
Posted By LJ Neville
Re: BEST Chalice style

Alasdair Gillies had a chalice top Lawrie set that was magnificent... of course, it could have been who was playing them, but my, what a sound!
Forum: Industry News 04-29-2018, 09:23 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 200
Posted By LJ Neville
FREE WW shipping extended!

... on all band orders of The Inverness Poncho and The Airy Glengarry, in addition to a 10% quantity discount:

Forum: Technique & Instrument 04-10-2018, 11:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 543
Posted By LJ Neville
Re: Ross goatskin bag

Thanks for the heads-up. I just ordered one, and it came out to $158 USD with shipping! Quite a deal!
Forum: Industry News 03-19-2018, 08:03 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 256
Posted By LJ Neville
FREE worldwide shipping...

... on all band orders of The Inverness Poncho and The Airy Glengarry, in addition to a 10% quantity discount:

Forum: Beer Tent 02-25-2018, 10:39 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,301
Posted By LJ Neville
Re: Feel - good notes

I too appreciate Low G - check out Before Kirkmicheal Games, a fine jig composed by John Wilson. In his book Mr. Wilson recounts the story inspiring the tune, quite amusing.
Forum: Pipe Bands 02-24-2018, 07:53 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,002
Posted By LJ Neville
Re: Comfortable Formal Marching Shoes

I recommend Dinkles formal marching shoes for comfort and appearance, as well as an economical price:

Forum: Industry News 02-16-2018, 07:25 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 396
Posted By LJ Neville
Metro Cup silent auction prizes

Hi folks! In addition to several other great prizes, a lot of 10 Inverness Ponchos in your choice of sizes as well as a lot of 10 Airy Glengarrys in your choice of sizes and tourie color (each lot...
Forum: Beginners, Intermediate, + 02-04-2018, 02:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,229
Posted By LJ Neville
Re: Tuning the 'pipes for a cold start?

Shawn Husk wrote:

<<Arrive at the place you'll be playing as early as you can and let the pipes sit in that temp for 10 to 15 min.

Then pop in your chanter, strike in and tune as fast as you...
Forum: Music 01-31-2018, 01:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 560
Posted By LJ Neville
Re: Seeking MacKenzie Collection book

Thanks to all who messaged and emailed with suggestions... and lo and behold, it was found! This place is such a great resource.
Forum: Music 01-27-2018, 08:33 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 560
Posted By LJ Neville
Seeking MacKenzie Collection book

Hi folks, just what the title says, I seek John M. MacKenzie's Collection of Bagpipe Music, published in 1973. Can't seem to find it in any of the usual places... perhaps out of print? Any...
Forum: Industry News 01-16-2018, 06:14 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 466
Posted By LJ Neville
Free shipping US & Canada!

Now through February 15, I'm offering free shipping and 10% off band orders of the Inverness Poncho and the Airy Glengarry, so bands can be prepared for a busy March season.
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