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Old 01-10-2020, 10:30 AM   #13
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Default Re: I LOVE my bagpipes

Originally Posted by Mac an t-Sealgair View Post
Don't change the ivory! I bet it is amazing, there is nothing like it. Ivory has become a tad toxic PC terms in recent times, but remembering how it came to be on your pipes I think it would be a travesty if all that was to be in vain should you change it out for something else.
Thanks! I won't change it out. The ivory is also extremely beefy, like Robertsons (George Kilgour worked for Robertson before he went into the Scots Guards) and, as you say, beautiful. I just will no longer take these pipes outside the U.S. as I used to for competitions, etc.
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