Dan

Dan

Location:

Location: New Tazewell, TN
Country: USA

My Latest Followers:

AndiBear Susan Ann jost tednms Hunterdude Bob M hoodoo Judith tssfulk haydee025 Dave D Ballad Gal Elvensong tndulcimer GaryFSmith Ariane Debbie Kopp Simpkins Don Grundy Laurel K Scott Kevin R. longbow57ca Mary DianeL Redmando Lawrence Sheperd fluidpaint Black Dog Bess Beth Goodman dulcinina JGD Salt Springs Kandee Slate Creek Dulcimers Sheryl St. Clare Charles Thomas Heather Clark David Pedersen Bob Reinsel Noah Aikens Lexie R Oakley Cynthia Wigington Richard Wojtulewicz Bill Robison jeffrey charles foster Bob Will Mark Runge Ken Backer Lynn austin Frank Ross

Stats

SoundCloud Tracks: 68
youtube videos: 18
images: 149
audio tracks: 5

Pegs


musician/member name: Education
Duration: 00:10:19
description:
Dan Goad
02/07/18 10:52:44PM @dan-goad:

I asked an elementary teacher friend for some stubby pieces of chalk from her blackboards.  It works just fine, lasts along time.


David Bennett
02/07/18 08:39:32PM @david-bennett:

I bought some chalk on eBay supposedly from the 1950s.  I hope that's vintage enough... ??


David Bennett
02/03/18 05:43:51PM @david-bennett:

Great video.  Now I need to shop for "vintage chalk"! How hard is that I wonder?


Robin Clark
01/31/18 04:34:39AM @robin-clark:

I can't find Peg Drops for sale anywhere in the UK frown


Strumelia
01/30/18 06:53:13PM @strumelia:

Marg- hard to believe, but it really helps with both extremes.  Pegs that slip too much?- Peg Drops fix that!  Pegs that are too stuck or too hard to turn?- Peg Drops make them turn smoothly but still grip when you need them to.


marg
01/30/18 01:50:01AM @marg:

( Peg Drops... )

You mention 'fluid motion', is peg drops for helping to turn the pegs or helping to stay set so everything doesn't come unstrung. 


John C. Knopf
01/22/18 05:53:37PM @john-c-knopf:

"Long live the well-made, well-fitted, well-lubed, hand-carved wooden tuning peg!"

(now say that three times fast.)


IRENE
01/22/18 08:47:03AM @irene:

HUMMMMMMMMMM, I need to learn a lot more about pegs.  When I've found old dulcimers at thrift stores....The pegs were terrible and I replaced them with banjo tuners.  I'm going to listen to this again Dan, and thank you for educating us on these lines.  There is a violin/cello maker across the Mississippi from me in Fort Madison, Iowa, I'll go see him too and learn more. aloha, irene


Robin Clark
01/22/18 07:23:23AM @robin-clark:

That's a great video Dan. It is very, very useful info.  I love wooden pegs on my dulcimers smile  


Repp
01/21/18 05:23:18PM @repp:

Very helpful!


Richard Streib
01/21/18 04:53:15PM @richard-streib:

Well done, Dan. Great information.


Strumelia
01/20/18 11:59:33PM @strumelia:

Great video, Dan. 

BTW I am a huge fan of Peg Drops... on all my stringed instruments with wooden pegs, for many years... nothing beats it, IMHO.