Location: Box Elder, SD
Country: USA

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My wife and I are full time rvers who volunteer at state and federal parks 1/2 the year and visit with friends and family the other half.  Always subject to modification, alteration & change.  

My wife's favorite saying is:  "Life is what happens while you're busy making other plans"

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@jimws • 3 months ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Buzzing middle & base string when fretted on 2nd fret":
"Issue resolved & thanks again for your comments. We're currently outside Savannah, Ga & I called Randy Wood Guitars(Bloomingdale, Ga) regarding my buzz...."
@jimws • 3 months ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Buzzing middle & base string when fretted on 2nd fret":
"Thanks for the response guys. Ken, you're correct regarding how I've rearranged the strings. I was able to speak with Mike Clemmer this morning, he uses..."
@jimws • 3 months ago • comments: 0
Created a new forum topic "Buzzing middle & base string when fretted on 2nd fret":
"Mike Clemmer Mtn Dulcimer - built in 2002; vsl 28 1/2"; tuned DAdd; strings - .012/.012/.014/.022w; original owner Basically I'm a neophyte & started..."
@jimws • 3 months ago
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03/22/19 04:26:45PM @jimws:

Thanks for the welcome from each of you.  We're fulltime RV'ers &  are presently at an Escapees Park in Summerdale, Al but will be moving on in the next several weeks to volunteer at a state park in Ga.  While here we met a group of dulcimer players, one of which has taken several of us under her wing to get us playing what we already had.  Mary, her name, has us hooked.  She's patiently coached us & has us playing a number of old time/fun pieces.   I must ashamedly state I've had this dulcimer since 2002 & never became proficient with it yet I love the tone of the dulcimer & music.  Thanks for this website, the info contained in it is awesome.

Jim Fawcett
02/05/19 06:45:26AM @jim-fawcett:

Hey Jim, welcome aboard. Glad ya found us.

Richard Streib
02/04/19 08:46:10PM @richard-streib:

Welcome to Friends of the Mountain Dulcimer Jimws. Glad to have you as a member. This is a great community of folks who enjoy the mountain dulcimer. Best wishes on your dulcimer journey.

Ken Longfield
02/04/19 06:58:28PM @ken-longfield:

Welcome to FOTMD, Jim. It is good to have you aboard.


"The dulcimer sings a sweet song."

Benjamin W Barr Jr
02/04/19 03:18:52PM @benjamin-w-barr-jr:

Hi Jim, 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.