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Wayne
@wayne • 4 days ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Favorite whistles":
"Yeah absolutely right Keith, I find the brass plays well for slower tunes and the plastic and the nickel play well for jigs or fast tunes."
Keith
@keith • 4 days ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Favorite whistles":
"It's nice to get a new whistle now & again. I have found that high priced whistles don't necessarily play any better, but it's nice to have them. You may..."
Wayne
@wayne • 5 days ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Favorite whistles":
"Had my new Killarney high D brass whistle for a week now, it’s very well made and a really nice whistle costing £80, I still find myself going back to my..."
Norman
@norman • 3 weeks ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "The Drifting Thread":
"I would like try his brass whistle. It looks like a beautiful instrument. We look for Any excuse to take off and go somewhere."
Keith
@keith • 3 weeks ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "The Drifting Thread":
"That sounds like a plan, Norman, any idea what type you'll be looking to get?"
Norman
@norman • 3 weeks ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "The Drifting Thread":
"I want to make a road trip next Spring to visit Mack Hoover and buy my "next, last" whistle."
Keith
@keith • 4 weeks ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "What other instruments do you like to play?":
"Well.......just ordered my Xmas present. Seydel Saxony orchestra tuned chromatic harmonica. Most of my harmonicas have ABS combs, but this one has an..."
Keith
@keith • one month ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Favorite whistles":
"I have a Gemeinhardt myself, but I don't really play it, I prefer keyless. Of those you list, the only other maker I know anything about is Selmer, they used..."
LarryS
@larrys • one month ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "What other instruments do you like to play?":
"I gave up with my flute. So hard to get a good embouchure then I discover the bottom pads don't close fully so I would never be able to get the lowest notes...."
GwenR
@gwen • one month ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Favorite whistles":
"Thank you, Keith, i'll check for that book.   Could you please help me with making choice?) Just imagine, that you have 14-years-old son, who wants flute..."
Keith
@keith • one month ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Favorite whistles":
"Most people start off with either a high D or high C, depending on the type of tunes you want to play. A good book to help learn flute would be 'Flute for..."
Keith
@keith • one month ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "What other instruments do you like to play?":
"If the guitar isn't a pleasure any more, take a look at ukulele, lots of guitarists have taken to them. Flutes are nice, but I've had difficulty in..."
Keith
@keith • one month ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "How to clean your whistle":
"Hello, Gwen, I'm fairly new to whistles, my cleaning so far has been of pre used instruments, but I would think not very often, unless you are a wet blower...."
GwenR
@gwen • one month ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Favorite whistles":
"Which whistle do you recommend to start with to my 14-years-old brother? Open or close holes? Apologize for writing here, but i haven't found appropriate..."
GwenR
@gwen • one month ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "What other instruments do you like to play?":
"Acoustic guitar - my choice to make my neighbours happy ;D Seriously, i play guitar for more then 10 years, and it's getting less funny and interesting for..."
GwenR
@gwen • one month ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "How to clean your whistle":
"Keith, hello! How often do you recommend to clean a whistle? And how much does sound depends on it?"
Keith
@keith • one month ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Favorite whistles":
"Had a nice practice session yesterday, mainly my 'A', low 'G', & low 'F' whistles. I'm beginning to get the 'feel' of my MK Kelpie low 'F' now, it has a..."
Wayne
@wayne • one month ago • comments: 0
Created a new Group discussion "The old blue tack trick":
"Looking at buying the generation in key of d, can anybody tell me how to tweak them with the good old blue tack?"
Whistle Care & Tweaking
Keith
@keith • one month ago • comments: 2
Posted a new Comment on gallery images:
"Hi, Wayne, yes it's called W.A.S. (Whistle Aquisition Syndrome). That lot were 'collected' within a few months of starting, compared to other musical..."
Wayne
@wayne • one month ago • comments: 2
Posted a new Comment on gallery images:
"Hya Keith, that’s a nice collection of whistles you’ve got there, I used to wonder why whistlers needed dozens of whistles, until I started whistling myself..."
Wayne
@wayne • one month ago
@wayne is now following @keith
Strumelia
@strumelia • one month ago • comments: 1
Posted a new Comment on @gwen:
"Welcome Gwen!  Jump on in the water's fine... "
Wayne
@wayne • one month ago • comments: 2
Posted a new Comment on Quietening a whistle.:
"Will have to try these methods myself, the walls in my house a very thin, I find myself looking to see if my neighbor is in or out to determine what whistle..."
Wayne
@wayne • one month ago • comments: 3
Posted a new Comment on Help Me Learn this Tune:
"I’ve been trying to learn cooleys reel and am struggling with it, I’m going well playing it slow but as soon as I speed up it all goes wrong after the 1st line"
Strumelia
@strumelia • one month ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "The Drifting Thread":
"I have that same 'malady' Keith.  It's hard to break the habit of checking Ebay for instruments I certainly have enough of and no longer need to keep buying...."
Strumelia
@strumelia • one month ago • comments: 1
Posted a new Comment on @wayne:
"Welcome to the site, Wayne! "
Keith
@keith • one month ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "The Drifting Thread":
"Seems to be a dearth of decent whistles on Ebay lately..........did I buy them all! Still look...just in case...though I don't need any more."
Keith
@keith • 2 months ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Other useful forums":
"Another, sometimes useful whistle forum. Tin Whistle on Reddit"
Martha Campbell
@martha-campbell • 2 months ago • comments: 2
Posted a new Comment on @martha-campbell:
"Hey, I've heard that the Maine Fiddle camp is really enjoyable. Personally, I feel it's better to attend a mixed instrument music camp that has pennywhistle..."
CareyM
@careym • 2 months ago • comments: 2
Posted a new Comment on @martha-campbell:
"thanks  for the  welcome. i'm hoping  to find  a  pennywhistle  music  camp to attend  next  summer somewhere  in the  east. i  know that   maine fiddle..."
Martha Campbell
@martha-campbell • 2 months ago • comments: 1
Posted a new Comment on @larryjjs:
"Hi Larry, welcome!  :)"
Martha Campbell
@martha-campbell • 2 months ago • comments: 1
Posted a new Comment on @bob-perron:
"Good that you joined us here Bob!  :)"
Martha Campbell
@martha-campbell • 2 months ago • comments: 1
Posted a new Comment on @careym:
"Welcome, and glad to have you here!"
Martha Campbell
@martha-campbell • 2 months ago • comments: 1
Posted a new Comment on @netperk:
"Hey Netperk, good to have you here!"
Martha Campbell
@martha-campbell • 2 months ago • comments: 1
Posted a new Comment on @sharon-mitchell:
"Jump on in Sharon, the water's fine!"
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