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Subject: Re: please help one more time, Booth or Nail for 1st set.


Author:
Brian MacColl
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Date Posted: 13:48:57 05/13/02 Mon
In reply to: John Anderson 's message, "Re: please help one more time, Booth or Nail for 1st set." on 11:29:47 05/13/02 Mon

Congratulations!!! Just out of curiosity how many Booths were in the band that day. Or better, what was the brand make-up of the entire circle?

Brian

>Incidently, my band won first place in grade 2 on
>saturday at Dunbar, not too bad an advert.
>
>>
>
>
>Seems like most folks like the Naills. I am also
>>considering the following setup that has been
>>recommended to me and wondered if anyone could help me
>>with the pro's and cons and if someone could explain
>>why one might sound better etc. Everyone has been of
>>great help and I have narrowed my choices down to
>>these two options.
>>
>>I can get a set of David Booth pipes Db2 with a
>>Warnuck (sp?) chanter, Canmore bag, EZ Drone reeds,
>>overbored blowpipe fitted for me, velvet bag silk
>>chords. This would be "customized"
>>
>>or the Naill Dn2 with Naill hide bag, selbie reeds,
>>wool cords.
>>
>>I know I'm asking a lot of questions but I want to get
>>the best for my money and am committed to piping so I
>>dont want to have to upgrade in the future. Is it
>>mostly preference or are the differences that
>>noticable. If I get the Booths will I get
>>dissatisfied with them and wished I had gotten the
>>Naill's, if so why?
>>Thanks again I really appreciate the help and advice.

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John Anderson
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Date Posted: 13:03:35 05/14/02 Tue

not too sure, ive not been in the band long, however, i do know that the Boghall & Bathgate Pipe band encourage all of their new pipers to bye David Booth Bagpipes, they are considered one of the top breeding grounds for new talent in Scotland.

>


Congratulations!!! Just out of curiosity how many
>Booths were in the band that day. Or better, what was
>the brand make-up of the entire circle?
>
>Brian
>
>>Incidently, my band won first place in grade 2 on
>>saturday at Dunbar, not too bad an advert.
>>
>>>
>>
>>
>>Seems like most folks like the Naills. I am also
>>>considering the following setup that has been
>>>recommended to me and wondered if anyone could help
>me
>>>with the pro's and cons and if someone could explain
>>>why one might sound better etc. Everyone has been of
>>>great help and I have narrowed my choices down to
>>>these two options.
>>>
>>>I can get a set of David Booth pipes Db2 with a
>>>Warnuck (sp?) chanter, Canmore bag, EZ Drone reeds,
>>>overbored blowpipe fitted for me, velvet bag silk
>>>chords. This would be "customized"
>>>
>>>or the Naill Dn2 with Naill hide bag, selbie reeds,
>>>wool cords.
>>>
>>>I know I'm asking a lot of questions but I want to
>get
>>>the best for my money and am committed to piping so I
>>>dont want to have to upgrade in the future. Is it
>>>mostly preference or are the differences that
>>>noticable. If I get the Booths will I get
>>>dissatisfied with them and wished I had gotten the
>>>Naill's, if so why?
>>>Thanks again I really appreciate the help and advice.

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