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by Dan Humphries
Thu Jul 17, 2014 7:10 pm
Forum: Reeds and Pipemaking
Topic: Mark Hillman
Replies: 2
Views: 4627

Re: Mark Hillman

Hi Matt,

Mark sold his shop and is out of the uilleann pipes business now.

Best,
Dan
by Dan Humphries
Wed Oct 26, 2011 6:06 pm
Forum: Other Types of Bagpipes
Topic: FS: Border/Lowland Pipes in A
Replies: 1
Views: 2965

Re: FS: Border/Lowland Pipes in A

Sold, thanks for the interest.
by Dan Humphries
Sun Oct 02, 2011 4:22 pm
Forum: Other Types of Bagpipes
Topic: FS: Border/Lowland Pipes in A
Replies: 1
Views: 2965

FS: Border/Lowland Pipes in A

Julian Goodacre border/lowland pipes in A, Scottish yew and boxwood mounts, made about ten years ago but played very little. They are in excellent condition and come with an extra full set of (synthetic) reeds made by Mr. Goodacre. Bellows recently refurbished, including new gussets by Mark Cushing ...
by Dan Humphries
Tue Sep 27, 2011 3:08 pm
Forum: Pipes for Sale
Topic: For Sale: Brad Angus Full Set in B
Replies: 2
Views: 1630

Re: For Sale: Brad Angus Full Set in B

Sale pending.
by Dan Humphries
Sat Sep 24, 2011 6:51 pm
Forum: Pipes for Sale
Topic: For Sale: Brad Angus Full Set in B
Replies: 2
Views: 1630

For Sale: Brad Angus Full Set in B

For sale: Brad Angus full set in B, purchased used in 2009. Ebony, boxwood and nickle silver. Fully keyed chanter with stop key. Brand new Mac Harg bag, the whole set recently reeded by Pat Sky. Chanter, drones, baritione and tenor regulators playing well, but I cannot seem to get the bass regulator...
by Dan Humphries
Wed Dec 12, 2007 6:43 am
Forum: Reeds and Pipemaking
Topic: Windcap Modification
Replies: 6
Views: 2210

Hi Spencer. I'm researching your first idea now. I considered one half of your second idea, but not the other -- adding the flexible hose. That's very innovative (but I worry about adding potential points of failure for leaks).
by Dan Humphries
Tue Dec 11, 2007 5:07 pm
Forum: Reeds and Pipemaking
Topic: Windcap Modification
Replies: 6
Views: 2210

Hi, yes, I have (thanks for the suggestion). He doesn't want to take the chance of ruining it, plus he's busy with other things at this time.
by Dan Humphries
Tue Dec 11, 2007 4:02 pm
Forum: Reeds and Pipemaking
Topic: Windcap Modification
Replies: 6
Views: 2210

Hi, yep I've tried to get used to it and probably could if I keep at it. It's just ergonomically (or whatever -- I'm not so sure of the term to use here), the other arrangement is so much more comfortable to me. I wouldn't change it unless it's going to be a low-risk fix anyhow.
by Dan Humphries
Tue Dec 11, 2007 6:43 am
Forum: Reeds and Pipemaking
Topic: Windcap Modification
Replies: 6
Views: 2210

Windcap Modification

I recently bought a nice second-hand Chas. Roberts-made windcap to fit my a Mark Hillmann chanter. However, since I'm used to playing (my other Hillmann chanter) at a sharper angle, I'm wondering if there's a good way to bring the smaller brass tube of the windcap down to accomodate this. I have tri...
by Dan Humphries
Wed Sep 26, 2007 11:41 am
Forum: Reeds and Pipemaking
Topic: CHEAP REEDS!!!!
Replies: 3
Views: 2072

I ordered one of these reeds from Allan for my concert-pitch wide-bore Hillmann chanter and am very, very pleased with it. I'll likely order another in the near future.
by Dan Humphries
Mon Aug 20, 2007 10:47 am
Forum: Other Types of Bagpipes
Topic: 18th Century Lowland Pipes discovered..
Replies: 22
Views: 18517

Great photos, thanks.

Regarding this shot:

http://www.imagestation.com/picture/sra ... f60c02.jpg

What is the structure obliquely situated next to the thumb hole? Just a filled-in mistake?
by Dan Humphries
Wed Feb 21, 2007 4:05 pm
Forum: Pipes for Sale
Topic: FS: C.J. Dixon Practice Set -- SOLD
Replies: 1
Views: 1828

Buy-it-now price added!!!