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    How do you tell if bagpipes are in tune?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ray Lindsley
    How do you tell if bagpipes are in tune?
    Q. How can you tell if a bagpipe is out of tune?

    A. Someone is blowing into it.

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    Q. If you were lost in the woods, who would you trust for directions, an in-tune bagpipe player, an out of tune bagpipe player, or Santa Claus?

    A. The out of tune bagpipe player. The other two indicate you have been hallucinating.

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    Q. What's the difference between a lawn mower and a
    bagpipe?

    A. You can tune the lawn mower.





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    I've been meaning to ask you Gary, I really need some bagpipe samples..


























    NOT!

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    Back in the days when I worked as an audio engineer, I remember recording a bag pipe player... I can still remember the riff he was playing.. They were using him on a pop tune... It's funny how certain things you never forget...

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    Re: Question

    Why do bagpipe players walk around when playing?
    They are trying to get away from the sound...




    sorry.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ray Lindsley
    How do you tell if bagpipes are in tune?
    If they are silent, they are in tune.

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    LOL this thread is GREAT!!!!

    Keep going...

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    Oh well...

    Bagpipes-(noun)-I understand the inventor of the bagpipes was inspired when he saw a man carrying an indignant, asthmatic pig under his arm. Unfortunately, the man-made object never equalled the purity of sound achieved by the pig.

    -Alfred Hitchcock


    Q. What's the difference between the Great Highland and Northumbrian bagpipes?

    A. The GHB burns longer [but the Northumbrian burns hotter]

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    Re: Question

    Quote Originally Posted by Ray Lindsley
    How do you tell if bagpipes are in tune?
    To tune bagpipes:

    Take one large rasp or coarse file.

    Begin removing excess length from the pipes while operating the instrument.

    When you are left with a bag of wind and a pile of filings on the floor, it is in tune.



    Michael

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    Re: Question

    Quote Originally Posted by Ray Lindsley
    How do you tell if bagpipes are in tune?
    When the players kilt is too short!
    Styxx

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