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Old 01-10-2020, 10:55 AM   #15
William McKenzie
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Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: Portland, OR
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Default Re: I LOVE my bagpipes

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Originally Posted by EquusRacer View Post
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.
I think the crossings are more of an issue going overseas to be honest where you coming/going through an airport. I grew up in Oregon going to British Columbia and just came back from Victoria Monday on a road trip. It could be a fluke but my experience is mostly the same over the years in that by ferry or by land the crossings are very rarely more than a general 45 second conversation about why you are entering/leaving either country. I don't think I have ever been asked about anything beyond if I have fruit.
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