Tag: Kintail Bagpipes

Roger Huth reviews Highland Reeds’ HR3 drone reeds

Roger Huth reviews Highland Reeds’ HR3 drone reeds

In February 2020, for their appearance and tone, I bought a used set of silver and faux ivory 1980 Kintail bagpipes. I then spent months trying to bring that tone properly to the surface, where I could be confident that they would still be near in tune whenever I picked […]

Kintail rises from the ashes

Kintail rises from the ashes

The Kintail brand, which ran from 1971 until 2012, is back in business. Kintail was a well-known Scottish pipe making-company founded by Greig Sharp in 1971. After he died in 2009 his family kept the business going for a short time. Businessman and piper, Peter Weidig of Perthshire in Scotland […]