Why Moisture Control is Necessary for Pipers
It has long be known that moisture build up in the bagpipes can cause a condition called ‘Piper’s Lung’ or ‘Bagpipe Lung’ . This has led to a great number of articles written on the subject, as well as the unfortunate deaths of pipers stricken with the illness.
Below find links to articles surrounding moisture build up and the harmful bacteria that can grow inside the bag with improper care. At the bottom is a simple way to ensure good regular cleaning practices.
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