AG Murton

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Location: Gauteng
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AG Murton
@ag-murton • 2 weeks ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Shifting bridge and nut":
"Hi everyone. I have picked up my Roosebeck from the luthier, and as promised, here's an update: The luthier fashioned a new bone bridge that fits more snugly..."
AG Murton
@ag-murton • 3 weeks ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Shifting bridge and nut":
"I discovered that there's a very good luthier who lives down the road from me. He said I should bring the instrument round tomorrow and he'll have a look...."
AG Murton
@ag-murton • 3 weeks ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Shifting bridge and nut":
"That's a very interesting point about the tuners. I hadn't thought of that. Out of interest, I detailed my problem to the customer service department of the..."
AG Murton
@ag-murton • 3 weeks ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Shifting bridge and nut":
"Haha no worries. I need all the help I can get! Thanks to everyone for helping me out with this issue. It's awesome to have such a helpful community to turn..."
AG Murton
@ag-murton • 3 weeks ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Shifting bridge and nut":
"The nut and bridge are in their slots. They are sliding in their slots towards the melody string due to the tension in the bass string when I tune the melody..."
AG Murton
@ag-murton • 3 weeks ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Shifting bridge and nut":
"@dwain-wilder thanks for the information. Here are a few pictures of the instrument. I understand your reservations about foreign-made instruments. However,..."
AG Murton
@ag-murton • 3 weeks ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Shifting bridge and nut":
"Thank you so much @nate and @skip. Those are very helpful suggestions.  I had no idea there were so many factors to consider. I'm used to switching between..."
AG Murton
@ag-murton • 3 weeks ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Shifting bridge and nut":
"Update: I've put the second melody string back on now but the bridge and nut still won't sit flush. I'm tuned DAA."
AG Murton
@ag-murton • 3 weeks ago • comments: 0
Created a new forum topic "Shifting bridge and nut":
"Hi all. I'm having a problem with my brand new Roosebeck dulcimer.  I tried to remove one of the melody strings but when I did, the bridge and nut shifted to..."

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Jim Fawcett
06/04/24 12:03:12PM @jim-fawcett:

Hey, Ag, welcome aboard. Glad ya found us.


Richard Streib
05/24/24 03:14:25PM @richard-streib:

Welcome AG Murton to Friends of the Mountain Dulcimer. So good to have you join. You will find lots of support here and a lot of information about the dulcimer. Jump in and join the discussions. And ask questions as you have them.


Ken Longfield
05/24/24 12:54:46PM @ken-longfield:

Welcome to FOTMD, AG Murton. It's good to have you aboard. I hope you can introduce others to the mountain dulcimer in your country. Feel free to join in these discussions and ask questions. We are happy to help folks beginning their dulcimer journey. I look forward to you participation here.

Ken

"The dulcimer sings a sweet song."


Ben Barr Jr
05/24/24 10:35:00AM @benjamin-w-barr-jr:

Hi AG, 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