Do you own a set of uilleann pipes?

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Do you own a set of uilleann pipes?

I do not own a set
7
8%
I own practice set
14
15%
I own a half set
33
35%
I own a 3/4 set
14
15%
I own a full set
25
27%
 
Total votes: 93

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Do you own a set of uilleann pipes?

Post by the plod » Tue Mar 11, 2008 7:13 pm

Just a straw poll....

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Post by Bill » Wed Mar 12, 2008 12:12 am

Childress Full set in B

Childress Full set in D

Bill Thomas half set in D

Daye Penny chanter
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Post by MichaelLoos » Wed Mar 12, 2008 1:43 am

Concert pitch full set by Robbie Hughes
Concert pitch full set by Denis Crowley, Chanter is missing
Bb chanter by Robbie Hughes
Concert pitch chanters by Andreas Rogge, Davy Spillane, Johnny Bourke, Alain Froment, John Addison, McNulty/Hunter and two of unknown make.

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Post by fancypiper » Wed Mar 12, 2008 4:50 am

Mark Hillmann half set, Nick Whitmer D chanter, a Seth Gallagher C chanter, tenor and baritone regulators, Pat Sky mainstock and C drones.

Sunday a week ago, I finally have a C 1/2 set going. I had to make a chanter and 3 drone reeds for it. Now I need to make tenor and baritone regulator reeds.
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Post by snoogie » Wed Mar 12, 2008 5:00 am

Ray Sloan Half Set in D
K&Q Chanter in D
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Post by djm » Wed Mar 12, 2008 6:45 am

Full set in D
Full set in B
C Chanter

- all by Joe Kennedy

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Post by PJ » Wed Mar 12, 2008 8:23 am

I've a full set by Nick Whitmer with a chanter by Kevin Thompson. A Whitmer chanter is on order.

I also have a 1/2 set in C - Chanter by Matt Kiernan and drones by Daryl McWhirter.
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Post by ttoberer » Wed Mar 12, 2008 9:16 am

I own one half set which represents my best efforts as a pipemaker up till now ( still not quite balanced and tunedto my liking but playable), several dozen experimental chanters in various stages of butchery, two early sets of drones which worked alright but are pretty rough, all rowesome (rousome?) patterns. I am currently working on tenor and bari regs for my half set and upgrading all my tooling and designs.

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Post by Davy Stephenson » Wed Mar 12, 2008 11:57 am

Peter Hunter concert D in Blackwood, brass top, ivory mounts.

Peter Hunter concert D in Pink ivorywood, matching wooden top, ivory mounts.

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Post by KM » Wed Mar 12, 2008 12:29 pm

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Post by daveboling » Wed Mar 12, 2008 3:24 pm

Kirk Lynch D Half-set
Seth Hamon Chanter (for sale)
Seth Gallagher Chanter (needs a reed)
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Post by mtngael » Thu Mar 13, 2008 6:21 am

David Boisvert C half set in Curly Lemonwood aka Castello Boxwood. Tenor and baritone regs on order from Joe Kennedy. Also have a UPB C chanter as a spare.

These ought to keep me out of trouble for a while.
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Post by upiper71 » Thu Mar 13, 2008 12:22 pm

Robbie Hughes D chanter in ABW with O'Grady drones
Baritone reg. (my own stuff)

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Do you own a set of uilleann pipes?

Post by Anasazi Piper » Thu Mar 13, 2008 7:30 pm

Kirk Lynch half-set Key of D, tenor and bari regulators on order.
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Post by Mike Hulme » Fri Mar 14, 2008 6:46 am

Full set in D, maker unknown; Barrel drone set in D by Chris Bayley, Taylor style half-set in D, again by Chris, several chanters in various keys, currently awaiting another Taylor style set with four regs (quad- bored) and 6 drones :D

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