Keith

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Location: Surrey/Hants border
Country: England

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Chris LarryS Strumelia Mack

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Retired & enjoying learning to play musical instruments

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Keith
@keith • an hour 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 • an hour 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 • an hour 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."
Keith
@keith • yesterday • 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 • 4 days ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "The Positive Thread":
"I seem to have stopped buying them! Just need to play them more now."
Keith
@keith • 6 days 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."
Keith
@keith • 6 days 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..."
Keith
@keith • one week 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 • 3 weeks 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 • 3 weeks 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 • 3 weeks 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..."
Keith
@keith • 3 weeks 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..."
Keith
@keith • 4 weeks 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..."
Keith
@keith • one month ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "The Drifting Thread":
"Now you're just being plain cruel to her......"
Keith
@keith • one month ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "The Drifting Thread":
"Oh, the poor girl, how to traumatise your daughter....."
Keith
@keith • one month ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "The Drifting Thread":
"Yeah, that's a nice tone, under a bridge adds some nice reverb."
Keith
@keith • one month 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,..."
Keith
@keith • one month 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..."
Keith
@keith • one month 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 • one month 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."
Keith
@keith • one month ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "The Positive Thread":
"Had a nice afternoon of playing my Howard low D, Shearwater low F, my Thunderbird A, my TD Trad A, & a quick burst on my TD Duo C whistle - then just..."
Keith
@keith • 2 months ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "The Positive Thread":
"Really enjoying my low keyed whistles, (& my flutes, when I get the embouchure right ;) ). Becoming a little more fluent, I think - but still the..."
Keith
@keith • 2 months ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "What's your favourite whistle made of?":
"Make that four aluminium whistles, a Chieftain Thunderbird in 'A' has just joined my collection."
Keith
@keith • 2 months ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "The Drifting Thread":
"My Chieftain Thunderbird in 'A' has arrived, it's a lovely quality aluminium whistle, but not much louder than my others thankfully. I can't seem to make..."
Keith
@keith • 2 months ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "The Drifting Thread":
"Hope you enjoy your NAF, Larry. Yes, I believe the Chieftain is made of aluminium, it should be a bit louder than my Dixon, I think, I just hope it's not..."
Keith
@keith • 2 months ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "The Drifting Thread":
"I know, I know - just couldn't resist - Chieftain mezzo 'A' soon to be mine from Ebay. (Looks like it's hardly been played, from the photos.) Also, I..."
Keith
@keith • 2 months ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "The Drifting Thread":
"Just snagged a Tony Dixon ABS one piece low D whistle for £23 on Ebay."
Keith
@keith • 2 months ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "The Drifting Thread":
"Strumelia: Them's pretty bold moves you got there Keith.  I am impressed that you can enjoyably switch between a low F and a high F... It's really quite..."
Keith
@keith • 2 months ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "The Drifting Thread":
"LarryS: I wanted to try the opposite with my boehm flute-fit a whistle head to it so I can play it and have a fully chromatic whistle! It might be just..."
Keith
@keith • 2 months ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "The Drifting Thread":
"Bought myself a flute head & fitted it to my TD tunable aluminium 'A' whistle - my TD tunable aluminium 'C' whistle is also fitted with the flute head -..."
Keith
@keith • 2 months ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "The Drifting Thread":
"I've been playing my new plastic whistles a bit more, in fact, I have one behind my chair, where I usually sit, along with one of my chromatic harmonicas -..."
Keith
@keith • 2 months ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "The Drifting Thread":
"So, what's everyone else been up to?"
Keith
@keith • 2 months ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "The Drifting Thread":
"Well.......regardless of what my scales are saying, I'm back to wearing 38" jeans again......yippee!"
Keith
@keith • 3 months ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "The Drifting Thread":
"I've been back to my ukes & harmonicas for a bit just lately, but today was all about my Raspberry Pi computers...........you've got to have a change,..."
Keith
@keith • 3 months ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "The Drifting Thread":
"My sister was at the doctors the other day, & she was weighed by them, when she came back, she declared my scales under weighing by about 14lbs, that is..."

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Keith

Quietening a whistle.


On another forum, there was a discussion about making whistles quieter...
@Keith 6 months ago - Comments: 1

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How to clean your whistle

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

What's your favourite whistle made of?

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

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

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

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 friends.

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

Comments

Chris
12/11/18 12:56:03AM @chris:

Hi Keith


Strumelia
11/01/18 04:57:27PM @strumelia:

Hi there Keith, welcome!  Don't be afraid to start a discussion, add photos, videos, etc.

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