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Old 01-10-2002, 05:27 PM   #1
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Default Nail chanter

Nail solo chanter are for sure one of the best out there and I'm considering buying one but one of my friends thinks I should find an old Nail. He seems to think that the new Nails dont sound as nice as the older ones. Does anyone have any opinion on this subject.
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Old 01-10-2002, 10:40 PM   #2
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Default Re: Nail chanter

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Originally posted by MaximusPiper:
He seems to think that the new Nails dont sound as nice as the older ones.
Another urban myth!

No such thing as an old Naill and unless they
have had major design changes, their all the same.

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Old 01-11-2002, 07:19 AM   #3
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I bought a Naill a few years ago and YES it is much different than the NEWER ones. It was quite a bit flatter. I have also heard one that was quite a bit older than mine that had a different sound again. Not that I would know any better.
New or old, I'm sure you will enjoy playing a Naill.

John:
1. Boil water
2. Pour into cup
3. Insert coffee
4. Stir
5. Inhale through nose
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Old 01-11-2002, 07:37 AM   #4
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Default Re: Nail chanter

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Originally posted by MaximusPiper:
Nail solo chanter are for sure one of the best out there and I'm considering buying one but one............
Ahhh yes, some do enjoy the look of lotsa tape on a chanter. I guess the resulting tone may be worth it.

- my newbie perspective -

BTW, these show up all the time on EBay. Probably can get a good deal.

[ January 11, 2002: Message edited by: GreenPiper ]
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Old 01-11-2002, 08:15 AM   #5
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Default Re: Nail chanter

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John:
1. Boil water
2. Pour into cup
3. Insert coffee
4. Stir
5. Inhale through nose
I'm on my 5th coffee right now deciding what to
do with you! Your lucky I'm in a good mood!

Perhaps you're right, maybe you're wrong, but the main point is Naill is still a good chanter.

It might be a bit over rated as the new Sinclairs
are, but both are fine chanters!

I must be in a good mood, I can't believe I just typed that!

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Old 01-11-2002, 09:30 AM   #6
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Default Re: Nail chanter

No OLD Naill chanters? They've been around since about 1979, so I think those would qualify as old.

I had a 1981 Naill ... what a wonderful horn it was. Sold it in 1994 after I'd quit piping and returned but never thought I'd play solos again. I still long for it.

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Old 01-11-2002, 09:36 AM   #7
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No OLD Naill chanters? They've been around since about 1979, so I think those would qualify as old.
Chris
A 1920 Sinclair chanter is an old chanter Chris in relative terms to the history of bagpipes.

I remember a post on the RMMB that was pretty funny!

Forsale" Classic 1930 Full Ivory Naill Pipes!LOL
Naill is still a young company!

20 years ain't old my friend!

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Old 01-11-2002, 02:34 PM   #8
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JM said:

>A 1920 Sinclair chanter is an old chanter
>Chris in relative terms to the history of
>bagpipes.

Well, yeah true.

>I remember a post on the RMMB that was
>pretty funny!

>Forsale" Classic 1930 Full Ivory Naill Pipes!
>LOL Naill is still a young company!

Yeah, I remember that one - good for a chuckle.


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Old 01-12-2002, 06:45 PM   #9
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by old Nail I meant like 1980 -1990. It is not really that old but it is old for Nail
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Old 01-14-2002, 05:33 AM   #10
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Well, I bought a new Niall blackwood chanter in August, and am delighted with it. Time will tell though, I look forward to seeing what the judges say!

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