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#1980789 - 10/31/12 02:32 AM Swineway and Sons
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who else kind of wants one? smile
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#1980861 - 10/31/12 09:29 AM Re: Swineway and Sons [Re: Bobpickle]
Gregor Offline
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What is that supposed to be: a piggy bank for the International Savings Day? Is it playable with real strings inside? Who made it?

BTW: may I use your picture on my facebook site?

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#1981086 - 10/31/12 07:37 PM Re: Swineway and Sons [Re: Gregor]
Bobpickle Offline

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Originally Posted By: Gregor
What is that supposed to be: a piggy bank for the International Savings Day? Is it playable with real strings inside? Who made it?

BTW: may I use your picture on my facebook site?

Gregor


To all of your questions: I don't quite know! I got it off of facebook, myself. You're welcome to its use.
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#1981097 - 10/31/12 08:08 PM Re: Swineway and Sons [Re: Bobpickle]
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Pretty sure it's part of a public art display, e.g. the "big pig gig" that Cincinnati has held on two occasions. Lexington, North Carolina had a similar "Pigs in the City" display. (We did the same thing in my Lexington, only we used horses--naturally--not pigs.)
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#1981104 - 10/31/12 08:25 PM Re: Swineway and Sons [Re: Bobpickle]
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It looks a lot like a Sow-mer.
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#1981109 - 10/31/12 08:41 PM Re: Swineway and Sons [Re: BDB]
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Yes, also very similar to Bechswine and Swinegraeber. But different from (oh dear) Gruntrian (sorry).
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#1981111 - 10/31/12 08:44 PM Re: Swineway and Sons [Re: jdw]
DanS Offline
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I thought it was a Bosenporker

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#1981114 - 10/31/12 08:49 PM Re: Swineway and Sons [Re: Bobpickle]
ando Online   content
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Samoink?

Grotrian-Steinpig?

Boarsendorfer?

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#1981147 - 10/31/12 10:13 PM Re: Swineway and Sons [Re: Bobpickle]
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Well, it dang sure ain't a Cow-eye.
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#1981170 - 10/31/12 11:28 PM Re: Swineway and Sons [Re: Bobpickle]
Plowboy Offline

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I actually have a genuine pig call from my days as a Hoosier in Southern Indiana. I daresay I'm the only one on this site with such a claim. Unfortunately, my hog callin' is better than my pie-ann-uh playin'.

Of course, Monica is from Ol' Kaintuck, maybe she's called a hog in her time.


Edited by Plowboy (10/31/12 11:29 PM)
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#1981175 - 10/31/12 11:58 PM Re: Swineway and Sons [Re: Bobpickle]
AJF Offline
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Sowter
Sqeiler
Mason & Ham-lin
Bacondorfer
Yamaham
Hailoin
Hogust Forster
Sweintzman
Pearl(s to swine) River
Petrough

(Yes I have too much free time:)
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#1981188 - 11/01/12 01:27 AM Re: Swineway and Sons [Re: Bobpickle]
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Boarsendorfer.
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#1981194 - 11/01/12 01:44 AM Re: Swineway and Sons [Re: Bobpickle]
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And Shoatrian-Schweinweg.
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#1981196 - 11/01/12 01:50 AM Re: Swineway and Sons [Re: BDB]
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I much prefer the Stoneway.

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#1981200 - 11/01/12 02:06 AM Re: Swineway and Sons [Re: Bobpickle]
charleslang Offline
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Hammoth Piano

Mason & Baconlin


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#1981218 - 11/01/12 05:31 AM Re: Swineway and Sons [Re: BDB]
ando Online   content
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Originally Posted By: BDB
Boarsendorfer.


Sorry, I beat you to that one! grin

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#1981248 - 11/01/12 07:50 AM Re: Swineway and Sons [Re: ando]
terrell Offline
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chitterling ,it takes guts to play one


Edited by terrell (11/01/12 08:29 AM)

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#1981267 - 11/01/12 09:04 AM Re: Swineway and Sons [Re: Bobpickle]
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#1981304 - 11/01/12 10:47 AM Re: Swineway and Sons [Re: charleslang]
Voltara Offline
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Originally Posted By: charleslang
Mason & Baconlin

Bacon & Hamlin?

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#1981460 - 11/01/12 06:00 PM Re: Swineway and Sons [Re: Bobpickle]
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Doesn't look Kosher.
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#1981506 - 11/01/12 07:48 PM Re: Swineway and Sons [Re: Plowboy]
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Originally Posted By: Plowboy
I actually have a genuine pig call from my days as a Hoosier in Southern Indiana. I daresay I'm the only one on this site with such a claim. Unfortunately, my hog callin' is better than my pie-ann-uh playin'.

Of course, Monica is from Ol' Kaintuck, maybe she's called a hog in her time.


Just my teenage son, I have to say. laugh
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#1981730 - 11/02/12 11:53 AM Re: Swineway and Sons [Re: master88er]
monads Offline
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Originally Posted By: master88er
Doesn't look Kosher.


Probably plays/sounds like a pig too....
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#1982013 - 11/02/12 11:26 PM Re: Swineway and Sons [Re: Monica K.]
Plowboy Offline

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Loc: SoCal
Originally Posted By: Monica K.
Originally Posted By: Plowboy
I actually have a genuine pig call from my days as a Hoosier in Southern Indiana. I daresay I'm the only one on this site with such a claim. Unfortunately, my hog callin' is better than my pie-ann-uh playin'.

Of course, Monica is from Ol' Kaintuck, maybe she's called a hog in her time.


Just my teenage son, I have to say. laugh


As a one time teenage son, I'd have to admit there wasn't much difference between me and the hogs come dinner time. Except maybe the hogs had better manners.

I'll tell you one thing, they got weak hog callers in Illinois. This is embarrassing.
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#1982088 - 11/03/12 08:25 AM Re: Swineway and Sons [Re: Bobpickle]
wouter79 Offline
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ROFL. Nice alternative names, particularly the german brands seem good at namebending for this purpose laugh

That pigpiano even has the matching logos inside!

>who else kind of wants one? smile

So you want to HAVE one?
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#1982346 - 11/03/12 07:18 PM Re: Swineway and Sons [Re: wouter79]
Bobpickle Offline

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some people might think it crass, I'd call it eccentric.
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#1982367 - 11/03/12 08:05 PM Re: Swineway and Sons [Re: Bobpickle]
Dave B Offline
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Loc: Philadelphia area
I was going to have a ham sandwich... now I think I'll just open a can of soup.

I liked the young guy wearing the sun glasses.

I wonder if they could work up a choral number?
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#1982436 - 11/04/12 12:39 AM Re: Swineway and Sons [Re: Bobpickle]
cyclotron Offline
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Loc: California
I found the source. As they say on the site:

"We design and build prototypes. More recently was the production of the fiberglass pigs for Seattle's "Pigs on Parade", one of our favorite projects."

Rods Custom Fiberglass

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#1982462 - 11/04/12 03:02 AM Re: Swineway and Sons [Re: Bobpickle]
Bobpickle Offline

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hah, nice digging
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#1982555 - 11/04/12 10:19 AM Re: Swineway and Sons [Re: Bobpickle]
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Looking at the upholstery on the inside of the Swineway reminded me of an old joke:

While out on a dig, the brothers Archie and Olly Gist unearthed a rather unusual box. Inside they found a very little man seated at a very little piano. Obviously surprised by the discovery, Archie asked "Who are you?" The little man cheerfully replied "I'm Johannes Brahms." Taken totally aback, Olly queried "What are you doing in there?" "I'm decomposing." came the reply.

(you may groan now)

In fact, Brahms was known to be a bit of a ham.
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#1983073 - 11/05/12 02:56 PM Re: Swineway and Sons [Re: AJF]
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