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by johnnytheshamrock
Thu May 11, 2017 1:50 pm
Forum: The Chiff and Fipple Whistle Forum
Topic: Bent Sindt High D
Replies: 35
Views: 8038

Re: Bent Sindt High D

Just found this interesting. The removing of a dent in a brass tube can be successfully removed by passing increasingly larger spherical steel balls down through the tube.The last ball passing through the tube could be a G3 ball which has an accuracy within 3/1000000 of an inch of its nominal size. ...
by johnnytheshamrock
Fri Apr 08, 2016 4:55 pm
Forum: Teachers Wanted / Students Accepted
Topic: Whistle Consultation
Replies: 0
Views: 6406

Whistle Consultation

I will be in the Belfast/Antrim area of N.Ireland for the month of July 2016 and seek to find a professional whistle player and arrange a few lessons. I consider myself at the advanced level although I'm self taught. I may be reached at e-mail: johnnytheshamrock@yahoo.ca Thanking you. John
by johnnytheshamrock
Mon Jan 18, 2016 9:12 am
Forum: The Chiff and Fipple Whistle Forum
Topic: C# whistle
Replies: 9
Views: 2308

Re: C# whistle

Now,there's a monumental screwup!Help !
by johnnytheshamrock
Mon Jan 18, 2016 9:04 am
Forum: The Chiff and Fipple Whistle Forum
Topic: C# whistle
Replies: 9
Views: 2308

Re: C# whistle

Richard: Thank you so much for your detailed information. My next attempt to raise a key by a semitone will be with more confidence and with more patience ! You are correct in that I simply chopped off the dimensions that Tommy suggested ( I found that in an old post) without too much concern.Going ...
by johnnytheshamrock
Mon Jan 18, 2016 9:04 am
Forum: The Chiff and Fipple Whistle Forum
Topic: C# whistle
Replies: 9
Views: 2308

Re: C# whistle

Richard: Thank you so much for your detailed information. My next attempt to raise a key by a semitone will be with more confidence and with more patience ! You are correct in that I simply chopped off the dimensions that Tommy suggested ( I found that in an old post) without too much concern.Going ...
by johnnytheshamrock
Mon Jan 18, 2016 9:04 am
Forum: The Chiff and Fipple Whistle Forum
Topic: C# whistle
Replies: 9
Views: 2308

Re: C# whistle

Richard: Thank you so much for your detailed information. My next attempt to raise a key by a semitone will be with more confidence and with more patience ! You are correct in that I simply chopped off the dimensions that Tommy suggested ( I found that in an old post) without too much concern.Going ...
by johnnytheshamrock
Mon Jan 18, 2016 9:04 am
Forum: The Chiff and Fipple Whistle Forum
Topic: C# whistle
Replies: 9
Views: 2308

Re: C# whistle

Richard: Thank you so much for your detailed information. My next attempt to raise a key by a semitone will be with more confidence and with more patience ! You are correct in that I simply chopped off the dimensions that Tommy suggested ( I found that in an old post) without too much concern.Going ...
by johnnytheshamrock
Sat Jan 16, 2016 6:33 pm
Forum: The Chiff and Fipple Whistle Forum
Topic: C# whistle
Replies: 9
Views: 2308

Re: C# whistle

To Pancelticpiper: When you say," Now just two notes need to be fixed, the ones fingered E and F#.Those two holes have to be carved out to bring them up to match the rest." Do you mean to carve out hole #6 (bottom hole) to fix the "E" and carve out hole #5 ( second from bottom) t...
by johnnytheshamrock
Thu Dec 03, 2015 5:37 pm
Forum: The Chiff and Fipple Whistle Forum
Topic: Tuning a the bell note on a High D wooden whistle
Replies: 7
Views: 2019

Re: Tuning a the bell note on a High D wooden whistle

Always willing to learn,so,what does "shortening the tube" reallly mean ? Does one mean shortening the tube by removing a piece from the mouthpiece end,or shortening the tube by removing a piece from the bottom of the tube ? Then again,removing a piece from each end would shorten the tube....
by johnnytheshamrock
Sat Nov 14, 2015 7:56 pm
Forum: The Chiff and Fipple Whistle Forum
Topic: Sindt Whistle Keys
Replies: 6
Views: 2673

Sindt Whistle Keys

How many whistle keys has John Sindt made ? He has made them in the keys of:Eb,D nat.,C nat.,Bb and A nat. Does anyone have any other keys made by him ? Also,what is the maximum interval a whistle can be raised by shortening the length of the tube ? ie.cutting off a short length at the fipple end ? ...
by johnnytheshamrock
Fri Oct 02, 2015 9:01 pm
Forum: The Chiff and Fipple Whistle Forum
Topic: Help: Michael Copeland's serial numbers
Replies: 28
Views: 12385

Re: Help: Michael Copeland's serial numbers

Thanks trekkie.

What a wealth of knowledge to be found on this site.
by johnnytheshamrock
Fri Oct 02, 2015 8:07 pm
Forum: The Chiff and Fipple Whistle Forum
Topic: Help: Michael Copeland's serial numbers
Replies: 28
Views: 12385

Re: Help: Michael Copeland's serial numbers

An interesting read.

I have a Copeland that does not have a serial number.Does anyone else have a Copeland without a serial number ?

And please don't tell me it was made in China !
by johnnytheshamrock
Mon Sep 14, 2015 8:13 pm
Forum: The Chiff and Fipple Whistle Forum
Topic: Buying a low whistle
Replies: 75
Views: 13811

Re: Buying a low whistle

The O'Riordan low D whistle has not come up in this conversation.

What are your opinions my fellow whistlers ?
by johnnytheshamrock
Mon Sep 14, 2015 7:57 pm
Forum: The Chiff and Fipple Whistle Forum
Topic: I've been away a long, long time
Replies: 4
Views: 753

Re: I've been away a long, long time

Music is balm for the soul.
by johnnytheshamrock
Thu Sep 03, 2015 4:24 pm
Forum: Sold and Old
Topic: WTB: O'Riordan high whistle in any key
Replies: 0
Views: 557

WTB: O'Riordan high whistle in any key

Wanted to but an O'riordan in a high key.Willing to pay a fair price.

E-mail johnnytheshamrock@yahoo.ca

Thank you

John