jamesgpobog

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Location: santa ana, CA
Country: USA

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USNR 1970-1976, Vietnam 1972
Avatar pic is me in 1972, South China Sea

First dulcimer late 70's

Brand new strumstick

Work at Battleship Iowa in SoCal
The youtube vid below is me doing what I do...

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jamesgpobog
@jamesgpobog • one month ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Intro... Hello!":
"https://thehorizonsun.com/artsandentertainment/2013/09/26/the-stumpf-fiddle/Stumpf Fiddle..."
jamesgpobog
@jamesgpobog • one month ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Tailpiece help please":
"No hinge, but it looks like a box lid around the edges. "
jamesgpobog
@jamesgpobog • one month ago • comments: 0
Created a new forum topic "Tailpiece help please":
"My new strumstick has this tailpiece on it. How do these open? Seems like a friction fit, but it's really tight and I don't want to break anything."
jamesgpobog
@jamesgpobog • one month ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Bass string gauges":
"@ SkipDon't know, haven't received it yet. I would imagine regular guitar tuning."
jamesgpobog
@jamesgpobog • one month ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Intro... Hello!":
"Personally, ukes are too small, very limited fretboard.A big part of this for me is seeing if I can actually do it. I'm 68 and it's only in the last 3 years..."
jamesgpobog
@jamesgpobog • one month ago • comments: 0
Created a new forum topic "Bass string gauges":
"As an experiment, I will be turning a inexpensive acoustic guitar into a bass/baritone strumstick.3 strings, heavier gauges.What should I use? Obviously..."
jamesgpobog
@jamesgpobog • one month ago • comments: 0
Created a new forum topic "Intro... Hello!":
"Hello all.I joined to, well, learn. Music does not come easy to me, and that's why ever since I got my dulcimer almost 40 years ago I have just loved it...."

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Benjamin W Barr Jr
08/19/19 04:19:15PM @benjamin-w-barr-jr:

Hi James, 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


Ken Longfield
08/15/19 08:17:36PM @ken-longfield:

Welcome to FOTMD Jamesgpobog. It is good to have you aboard. Ask away. We'll try to help.

Ken

"The dulcimer sings a sweet song."


Richard Streib
08/15/19 06:33:39PM @richard-streib:

Welcome Jamesgpobog to Friends of the Mountain Dulcimer from another Viet era vet. Glad you joined. This is a great place to learn, meet many new dulcimer friends, and make good music. Best wishes as you continue your dulcimer journey.


Jim Fawcett
08/15/19 03:24:53PM @jim-fawcett:

Hey James, welcome aboard. Glad ya found us.