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by reedman
Sun Jul 13, 2008 12:14 pm
Forum: Reeds and Pipemaking
Topic: Copper tubing
Replies: 8
Views: 2614

Hi Alan, I'm finding that a copper staple works at a shorter length, than one made of brass in my chanter, thats all, just asking.
by reedman
Sat Jul 12, 2008 8:57 am
Forum: Reeds and Pipemaking
Topic: Copper tubing
Replies: 8
Views: 2614

No PJ, I'll only stating a 45mm staple as an example, my chanter takes a 53-53.50mm brass tube staple, but I've had it playing with a hand rolled copper staple of 52-52.50mm and it also played in tune perfectly, what I'm asking Alan? is this a tried & tested thing or is it a hit and miss thing, the ...
by reedman
Fri Jul 11, 2008 4:40 pm
Forum: Reeds and Pipemaking
Topic: Copper tubing
Replies: 8
Views: 2614

Hello Alan, is it true that one can get away with a slightly shorter staple length when it is made from copper compared to one made from brass, say your chanter requires a staple length of 45mm in brass, but you make one in copper instead, could one get the lenght of the staple down to 42.50-43.00mm...
by reedman
Thu Jul 10, 2008 1:41 pm
Forum: Uilleann Pipes General Discussion
Topic: Poll Please or your comments
Replies: 68
Views: 20786

I think I agree a bit here with Krusty, with the tone of the Hunter chanter, it is a chanter I find that tends to grate on your nerves after a while, I have heard the P.Hunter chanter played by a fellow piper, I have also heard it being played on the Drone & the Chanters by a master piper Sean Potts...