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

John Anderson
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Date Posted: 13:03:35 05/14/02 Tue
In reply to: Brian MacColl 's message, "Re: please help one more time, Booth or Nail for 1st set." on 13:48:57 05/13/02 Mon

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?
>>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
>>>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
>>>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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