brassnebony’s fifty comments

  • Re: WTB Drones or drones and regs

    Hi Pied piper I’ve been playing a full set for years now. Recently shuffled a few things around and looking for some think to tie me over. I see your in Oz, me too. Shoot me a message. more…

  • WTB Drones or drones and regs

    Hello more…

  • Polish my instrument?

    Ok so my uilleann pipes are made from Madagascar ebony with german silver keys and nickel silver tubing. At the moment they are looking quite tarnished and id like to bring them back to there shiny new look. Whats the best and most effective method/produc... more…

  • Re: Polish my instrument?

    might aswell make the most of the long weekend! So what product did u use to clean them prof.? and as a matter of interest why does it seem that my pipes sound nicer when they are all sparkly and shiny ...lol more…

  • Re: Uilleann regulators

    Cheers for the replies it's gonna just take some time and patience to get the hang of them! Im only getting used to the bass reg bar at the moment!! The new set is narrow bore d and I have a feeling the c natural is fingered differently on it than the reg... more…

  • Uilleann regulators

    So I finally got my full set of pipes, iv been messing around with the regs and sticking a few chords into slow airs!! So for all the reg players out there what should/shouldn't I be doing and have ye any tips or hints that might help me! I find the d and... more…

  • So I got a new set of pipes

    I got a new set of uilleann pipes last week, (second hand but never used), Anyway they are 6 years old and have been lying there since they were bought. The bag had since gone slightly porous. I rang a friend and he brought me to a friend of his, Stephen ... more…

  • Buying a second hand instrument from USA to Ireland

    Hi, more…

  • Cost of uilleann pipes from top makers

    I couldn't believe it today I heard of a deluxe fremont set selling for 15 thousand euros! What do top makers charge for pipes nowadays and do they increase in value as they are older or like a car as you drive it from the garage do they decrease by 10 ... more…

  • Chris bayley uilleann pipes

    Hi everyone just wondering does anyone have any experience with chris's uilleann pipes? Do they have a good reputation in general? I hear he's main instrument is highland Pipes, although I could stand corrected on that as I dont know much about him!! more…