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by eric f.
Wed Apr 10, 2019 2:43 pm
Forum: Reeds and Pipemaking
Topic: MAPLE vs SPRUCE Chanter Reeds & High humidity?
Replies: 0
Views: 1550

MAPLE vs SPRUCE Chanter Reeds & High humidity?

Hi, Can someone experienced with wooden reeds explain what are the tonal differences between Concert Pitch Chanter reeds made from Curly Maple and those made from Spruce? Can they sound as good as Cane and is spruce closer to cane than maple? Can spruce reeds work also in High humidity (like 60-90% ...
by eric f.
Mon Dec 07, 2009 6:45 am
Forum: Uilleann Pipes General Discussion
Topic: NARROW bore Regulators in Concert sets ??
Replies: 4
Views: 2219

NARROW bore Regulators in Concert sets ??

Hello, I would like to know how many Concert sets are out there with narrow bore Regulators. I read somewhere that Pete Hunter used this idea in his sets and David Stephenson also. Is there any other makers? But how this idea works? Isn't there any problems becouse of different air needs for wide bo...
by eric f.
Thu Dec 03, 2009 12:49 pm
Forum: Reeds and Pipemaking
Topic: Wood dimensions for pipemaking
Replies: 5
Views: 2417

Re: Wood dimensions for pipemaking

THANK YOU Dirk & Especialy BILL for all help, Best Regards :)
by eric f.
Wed Nov 25, 2009 12:25 pm
Forum: Reeds and Pipemaking
Topic: Wood dimensions for pipemaking
Replies: 5
Views: 2417

Wood dimensions for pipemaking

Hi, I would like to know what are usual dimensions of dried wood blanks, used for a set of pipes (concert D and B set). For Chanter with wooden top, drones and regs. With what dimensions of squares most makers start. Is it 4x4 cm for chanter or smaller? What about drones, regs? And what are the leng...
by eric f.
Fri May 29, 2009 4:00 am
Forum: Uilleann Pipes General Discussion
Topic: Ordering Concert DRONES
Replies: 2
Views: 1608

Ordering Concert DRONES

Hi,

I am thinking of ordering concert drones. Any suggestions which makers making great sounding drones (Europe)? And if possible that I get drones in 1 to max 2 years.

Thanks :)