Location: Derbyshire
Country: United Kingdom

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I'm a grumpy 66yr old (currently nearly 67 for pete's sake!), who loves all kinds of music.  I play guitar (after a fashion), used to ride motorbikes a lot, not sure if I'm still into photography or not.  Always loved the dulcimer, but never tried playing it, until now.  I've just recently purchased a McSpadden from a UK player, but I want to modify it.

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Benjamin W Barr Jr
03/21/20 04:46:25PM @benjamin-w-barr-jr:

Hi Dock, 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.


Ken Longfield
03/17/20 11:27:20AM @ken-longfield:

I you ordered a replacement nut and bridge from McSpadden you should have no problem changing them out. You may need to adjust the height, but that is a simple matter of sanding the bottoms of each one. I'm sure you are familiar with the process. If you encounter any problems, just let us know.


"The dulcimer sings a sweet song."

Rob N Lackey
03/17/20 07:21:28AM @rob-n-lackey:

Welcome, Dockildare, to this little corner of dulcimer heaven.  Hope you enjoy it here.



Richard Streib
03/14/20 08:17:12PM @richard-streib:

Welcome Dockildare to Friends of the Mountain Dulcimer. So glad you joined. This is a great place to learn and to make many dulcimer friends. I look forward to you joining in the discussions and asking questions. Best wishes on your dulcimer journey.

Ken Longfield
03/10/20 09:46:07PM @ken-longfield:

Welcome to FOTMD Dockildare. It is good to have you aboard. I look forward to your participation in these discussions.


"The dulcimer sings a sweet song."

Jim Fawcett
03/10/20 08:44:32PM @jim-fawcett:

Hey Dockildare, welcome aboard. Glad ya found us.