Alegre1

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@alegre1 • 2 months ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Can anyone out there help me with a tuner question?":
"Ken Longfield: I'm coming in late to this discussion Linda, but let me add a thought or two. First, I think the tuners are banjo friction tuners ( probably..."
Alegre1
@alegre1 • 2 months ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Can anyone out there help me with a tuner question?":
"Richard Streib: There is a small fiber washer in the mechanism if my memory is still good. Sometimes that can be the culprit. I have had some success..."
Alegre1
@alegre1 • 2 months ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Can anyone out there help me with a tuner question?":
"Wally Venable: Richard said " If you ever disassemble one all the way take note of the order of the metal and the fiber washers on the shaft." Perhaps at..."
Alegre1
@alegre1 • 2 months ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Can anyone out there help me with a tuner question?":
"Wally Venable: You asked "what type of tuner?" I just looked at your photo, and you tuners are interesting in their own right due to the way the wood is held..."
Alegre1
@alegre1 • 2 months ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Can anyone out there help me with a tuner question?":
"Ken Hulme: Those tuners should have a tiny screw in the end of each knob, which adjust how 'firmly' they stay in tune.  Start with a 1/4 turn tighter and see..."
Alegre1
@alegre1 • 2 months ago • comments: 0
Created a new forum topic "Can anyone out there help me with a tuner question?":
"Greetings!  A friend recently gave me a 1979 McSpadden dulcimer that has been sitting in her closet since 1980, and she is moving so didn't want to take it..."

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Alegre1
02/25/19 11:31:24PM @alegre1:

Thanks for all the kind greetings! Still exploring your beautiful website. Trying to figure out how to change “location”; I am from Chicago but live in socentral Kentucky now, about 30 min. North of Nashville. Dulcimerland!


Ken Longfield
02/24/19 06:58:01PM @ken-longfield:

Welcome to FOTMD, Alegre1. It is good to have you on board.

Ken

"The dulcimer sings a sweet song."


Ben Barr Jr
02/24/19 06:42:31PM @benjamin-w-barr-jr:

Hi Alegre, and welcome to the wonderful world of the Friends of the Mountain Dulcimer.  It's a good place to come, spend some time, learn about the dulcimer, and to meet some good people.

Ben


Jim Fawcett
02/23/19 08:33:40PM @jim-fawcett:

Hey Alegre1, welcome aboard. Glad ya found us.


Richard Streib
02/23/19 08:28:24PM @richard-streib:

Welcome Alegre1 to Friends of the Mountain Dulcimer. Glad you joined. Best wishes on your dulcimer journey.