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by bear
Mon Nov 30, 2009 8:13 pm
Forum: Bletherin
Topic: How I made my pipes easier to play!
Replies: 1
Views: 2956

How I made my pipes easier to play!

I've made my pipes much, much easier to blow. How, may you ask? By opening the zip and putting an empty plastic pop bottle(1ltr) in the bag!! I have a large Ross zipper bag and have struggled with it from day 1, but now, it's like a whole new set of pipes! The drones even strike in beautifully as we...
by bear
Sun Oct 04, 2009 7:36 pm
Forum: Bletherin
Topic: Adventures in plastic. Polypenco pipes?
Replies: 3
Views: 3817

Adventures in plastic. Polypenco pipes?

I'm looking for a (cheapish) set of pipes that I can play now and again for busking, the odd pub gig and impromptu session when I'm out and about and other occasions when I don't want to have to take my big flashy set of Fletchers out. I've been offered a set of Polypenco pipes. Anybody here play a ...
by bear
Sun Sep 27, 2009 6:21 pm
Forum: Bletherin
Topic: Fletcher pipes and Eezedrones
Replies: 0
Views: 2375

Fletcher pipes and Eezedrones

Hi, I have a slight problem. I have a brand new set of Fletcher pipes(30th birthday pressie!) which are just outstanding, but no matter what reed I put in the middle tenor drone, it will either double-tone and when I can get it in tune, it will only tune to the other drones when it's at the very top...
by bear
Sun Sep 27, 2009 1:41 pm
Forum: Piping Picture Post
Topic: Bear's brilliant bagpipes and balljoint blowpipe!
Replies: 0
Views: 2681

Bear's brilliant bagpipes and balljoint blowpipe!

Hi, this is a picture of myself with my new Fletcher pipes. I've got a nice balljoint blowstick as well! :D

Simon 'Bear' from Deepest Herefordshire!

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