Christmas, courtesy of wife and J. Dunbar
So my wife knows I've been eyeballing Dunbars poly pies for a while. My Gibsons live on top of the piano when not in use. Puting them in a case and removing them every day is a bit much and with two kids it's becoming necessary to do something other than leave a thousand dollars in easily damaged pipes laying around.
So the wife presents me with a brand spanking new stand of Dunbar P1 pipes on Christmas morning. Now the Gibsons can be cleaned up and put away for a few weeks at a time while the Dunbars can live on top of the piano.
They sound pretty good, too. The Ross reed is still breaking in on the high G and A, but other than that it's been a nice thing to mess with for a few weeks now.
I wish I believed in reincarnation. Where's Charles Martel when you need him?