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Latest Activity

LarryS
@larrys • 3 days ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "The Drifting Thread":
"Keith: Yep, that's the place - Seasons of the Ukulele challenge. Everyone else is better than me, & I seldom 'sing', but I still have fun sometimes,..."
Keith
@keith • 3 days ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "The Drifting Thread":
"Yep, that's the place - Seasons of the Ukulele challenge. Everyone else is better than me, & I seldom 'sing', but I still have fun sometimes, when I..."
LarryS
@larrys • 3 days ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "The Drifting Thread":
"Keith: I'll be hosting my uke forum challenge again next week, so I'd better get a bit of practice in this week. Uke forum? Do you mean Ukulele underground?"
Keith
@keith • 3 days ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "The Drifting Thread":
"I'll be hosting my uke forum challenge again next week, so I'd better get a bit of practice in this week."
Keith
@keith • 3 days ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "What other instruments do you like to play?":
"I have been having a good time with my M&E 'F' flute this past 2 days, seemed to get the embouchure just right, on some easy tunes. (Have also been..."
Keith
@keith • 3 days ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "The Drifting Thread":
"Cheers, Larry - my high C has a good tone, so this one should have too."
LarryS
@larrys • 3 days ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "The Drifting Thread":
"Keith: I won! £26 & it was mine. Yay! Enjoy"
Keith
@keith • 3 days ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "The Drifting Thread":
"I won! £26 & it was mine."
Keith
@keith • 4 days ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "The Drifting Thread":
"Yeah, I know I shouldn't have, but I looked on Ebay......... & there was a pre used Tony Dixon tunable high D in aluminium....... just sitting there..."
Keith
@keith • one week ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "What other instruments do you like to play?":
"I have a feeling that may be due to the prevalence of wound strings on guitars, my ukes have fluorocarbon strings in the main - but I will also be trying it..."
LarryS
@larrys • one week ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "What other instruments do you like to play?":
"Keith: Funnily enough, I've just bought a glass slide for my ukes, I'd been been meaning to get one for ages, (about a year actually). I already have a..."
Keith
@keith • one week ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "What other instruments do you like to play?":
"Funnily enough, I've just bought a glass slide for my ukes, I'd been been meaning to get one for ages, (about a year actually)."
LarryS
@larrys • one week ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "What other instruments do you like to play?":
"I'm currently enjoying playing with slide guitar in open G tuning.  https://youtu.be/Gaoe_TllkO8"
Keith
@keith • one week ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "What other instruments do you like to play?":
"Thought I'd try multi tracking a tune using 3 different whistles.   Shall We Gather at the River using 3 different whistles"
Strumelia
@strumelia • 3 weeks ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "The Drifting Thread":
"Thanks Keith!The whole reason I can't update my older computer to win 10 is not because it's not capable (it is), but because several of the specialized..."
Keith
@keith • one month ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "The Positive Thread":
"Yes, & I have that now - after a bit of 'collecting'. The other day, I just opened the drawer where I keep them, took one out, & just played..."
Keith
@keith • one month ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "The Drifting Thread":
"You should consider/investigate putting Linux on the old one, it'll be secure, & run faster. But everybody loves having something new to play with."
Keith
@keith • one month ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Favorite whistles":
"I'd likely use the high G, if my fingers didn't rub together on it - the high F is tiny, but fun to play."
Strumelia
@strumelia • one month ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "The Drifting Thread":
"  I've been drooling over the Dell XPS 13 new laptops... I'll probably buy one for online stuff once the end of the year gets closer where my main work..."
Strumelia
@strumelia • one month ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "The Positive Thread":
"If you have a goodly set of nice whistles that you like and play well, I see no reason to keep buying more indefinitely anyway. "
Strumelia
@strumelia • one month ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Favorite whistles":
"The high F seems unusual to add in among the rest of those you listed.  Those things are tiny! "
Keith
@keith • one month ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Favorite whistles":
"Well, after a period of collecting whistles, , I tend to play my low Ds, low F, As, & high F the most."
Keith
@keith • one month ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "The Positive Thread":
"I seem to have stopped buying them! Just need to play them more now."
LarryS
@larrys • one month ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "The Drifting Thread":
"Keith: Ha, ha, my acacia KoAloha Opio long neck concert will suffice, along with my Ohana mahogany long neck concert, thank you. Even thats way out of my..."
Keith
@keith • one month ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "The Drifting Thread":
"Ha, ha, my acacia KoAloha Opio long neck concert will suffice, along with my Ohana mahogany long neck concert, thank you."
LarryS
@larrys • one month ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "The Drifting Thread":
"Keith: One given away, one to go shortly, keeping the rest for now (computers/laptops). I bought myself a couple of new ones when I moved, & then a..."
Keith
@keith • one month ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "The Drifting Thread":
"One given away, one to go shortly, keeping the rest for now (computers/laptops). I bought myself a couple of new ones when I moved, & then a couple of..."
Strumelia
@strumelia • one month ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "The Drifting Thread":
""Some" old computers?  Glad I only keep the most recent one no longer in use, as an emergency backup.   I don't play the 15 or so nice whistles I have..."
Keith
@keith • one month ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "The Drifting Thread":
"I've been sorting out some old computers to give away, as I don't use them any more........ ....and I seem to have stopped looking for any more whistles,..."
Keith
@keith • 2 months ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "How to clean your whistle":
"I actually had to use soap & water/dishwashing liquid to get my recently obtained aluminium whistle from an Ebay seller clean. The fipple can be cleaned..."
Keith
@keith • 2 months ago • comments: 0
Created a new forum topic "How to clean your whistle":
"Having purchased a whistle on Ebay, (that was in a sticky, smelly, filthy state when it arrived), I needed to find out the right way to clean it - so I..."
Keith
@keith • 2 months ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "The Drifting Thread":
"Thanks for the link, Strumelia, I've grabbed the best bits & copied them to a file. Looks like I need to get a feather for the windway, (possibly a..."
Strumelia
@strumelia • 2 months ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "The Drifting Thread":
"Ugh, that's disgusting!  Did the seller mention anything about how dirty the whistle was?  If not you could probably return it since they wouldn't want to..."
Keith
@keith • 2 months ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "The Drifting Thread":
"I don't understand some people. I've just received a low D aluminium whistle from an Ebay seller, it was sticky. smelly, & filthy inside of it! I..."
Strumelia
@strumelia • 2 months ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "The Drifting Thread":
"Her head in her hands.... lol!  Reminds me of my two daughters when they were teens."
Keith
@keith • 2 months ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "The Drifting Thread":
"My Ebay Davy Angus aluminium low D flute arrived this morning. Looks quite nice, not very heavy, 3 pieces of similar length, with neoprene rings to seal the..."
LarryS
@larrys • 2 months ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "The Drifting Thread":
"Keith: Now you're just being plain cruel to her...... Lol, teenagers..."
Keith
@keith • 2 months ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "The Drifting Thread":
"Now you're just being plain cruel to her......"
LarryS
@larrys • 2 months ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "The Drifting Thread":
"Keith: Oh, the poor girl, how to traumatise your daughter..... It gets worse for her. I later played my soprano recorder in a medieval castle. She sat..."
Keith
@keith • 2 months ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "The Drifting Thread":
"Oh, the poor girl, how to traumatise your daughter....."
LarryS
@larrys • 2 months ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "The Drifting Thread":
"Keith: Yeah, that's a nice tone, under a bridge adds some nice reverb. My daughter was with me. She sat on a rock embarrassed."
Keith
@keith • 2 months ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "The Drifting Thread":
"Yeah, that's a nice tone, under a bridge adds some nice reverb."
LarryS
@larrys • 2 months ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "The Drifting Thread":
"Keith: I can't play the one in the other thread, but I had a listen to one you posted on Chiff & Fipple, (I think it was), it sounds quite a nice..."
Keith
@keith • 2 months ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "The Drifting Thread":
"I can't play the one in the other thread, but I had a listen to one you posted on Chiff & Fipple, (I think it was), it sounds quite a nice instrument,..."
LarryS
@larrys • 2 months ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "The Drifting Thread":
"Keith: Hope you enjoy your NAF, Larry.   Check out my video in the other thread"
Keith
@keith • 2 months ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "The Drifting Thread":
"I'm awaiting its arrival at the moment, but if it's anything like my TD 'A' with flute head, it'll sound really good. (I'll let you know once I get it in..."
Strumelia
@strumelia • 2 months ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "The Drifting Thread":
"You sound glad that you wound up with the flute, Keith.  Does it sound lovely and is it easy for you to 'run' ?"
Keith
@keith • 2 months ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "The Drifting Thread":
"I came across an aluminium 3 piece simple system low D flute on Ebay, & was mulling it over for a couple of days, when I decided to give it a go, so..."
Keith
@keith • 2 months ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "What's your favourite whistle made of?":
"Yes, I think I like the aluminium whistles the most, there is just something in their tone."
LarryS
@larrys • 2 months ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "The Positive Thread":
"Played my Native American flute in a tunnel the other day Native American flute outdoors"

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The Drifting Thread

Posted: Monday June 24 2019, 10:58 AM
By: @LarryS

What other instruments do...

Posted: Monday June 24 2019, 5:47 AM
By: @Keith

The Positive Thread

Posted: Sunday May 26 2019, 1:41 PM
By: @Keith

Favorite whistles

Posted: Sunday May 26 2019, 1:31 PM
By: @Keith

How to clean your whistle

Posted: Wednesday May 8 2019, 1:33 PM
By: @Keith

What's your favourite...

Posted: Tuesday April 23 2019, 1:50 PM
By: @Keith

Little improv

Posted: Wednesday April 10 2019, 12:38 PM
By: @LarryS

Langspil

Posted: Friday March 1 2019, 6:06 PM
By: @Strumelia

F is for fun

Posted: Thursday February 7 2019, 10:09 AM
By: @Keith

New Year Resolution

Posted: Thursday January 31 2019, 8:26 AM
By: @Keith

Two ways to add an image to...

Posted: Saturday January 19 2019, 8:12 AM
By: @Strumelia

Native American Flutes anyone?

Posted: Tuesday January 8 2019, 11:11 AM
By: @Norman

Finger Exercises

Posted: Sunday January 6 2019, 4:54 AM
By: @Keith

Tutorial (low D)

Posted: Wednesday December 26 2018, 1:34 PM
By: @Keith

Show Us Your Pets!

Posted: Friday December 21 2018, 3:49 PM
By: @Strumelia

Happy Solstice!

Posted: Friday December 21 2018, 1:45 PM
By: @LarryS

Rethinking pennywhistle.

Posted: Saturday December 8 2018, 4:16 PM
By: @Chifmunk

What tune are you working...

Posted: Saturday December 8 2018, 5:46 AM
By: @Keith

How to add an audio or...

Posted: Wednesday November 21 2018, 12:23 PM
By: @Strumelia

Other useful forums

Posted: Saturday November 3 2018, 3:06 PM
By: @Keith

Whistle tabs

Posted: Saturday November 3 2018, 5:48 AM
By: @Keith

Hello to my new whistling...

Posted: Friday November 2 2018, 2:30 PM
By: @Keith

Thanks for adding me

Posted: Sunday September 2 2018, 8:17 PM
By: @Papasims

Where to add my photos?

Posted: Monday May 21 2018, 9:24 AM
By: @Strumelia

Little piece on my C whistle

Posted: Friday May 18 2018, 12:50 PM
By: @LarryS

Made a whistle pouch

Posted: Thursday May 17 2018, 7:47 PM
By: @LarryS

Susato Kildare

Posted: Monday July 3 2017, 10:09 AM
By: @Strumelia

Cool way to make a simple...

Posted: Sunday June 11 2017, 7:29 PM
By: @Chifmunk

Lesson learned.

Posted: Monday March 20 2017, 4:03 PM
By: @BillD

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