Ken Hulme

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Ken Hulme
@ken-hulme • 9 hours ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Any info. on Jimbows":
"A dose of rosin should certainly last more than 8 measures, even on a Mountain Dulcimer!  Could be you're not dosing with enough rosin; or pressing down too..."
Ken Hulme
@ken-hulme • 3 days ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "What's the exact difference between a dulcimore and dulcimer":
""Exact" is such a hard word!   As Dan sez, back in the day there was no standard spelling for dulcimer/dulcimore/dulcemore, and there were numerous..."
Ken Hulme
@ken-hulme • 4 days ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "New J. E. Thomas Cumberland dulcimore for sale!":
"Congrats, John!  I knew it wouldn't last long!!!  Now we have someone else to invite to Berea next year!   I've offered my assistance if she needs it, since..."
Ken Hulme
@ken-hulme • 5 days ago • comments: 5
Posted a new Comment on have some questions about dulcimer care and getting started:
"Using the string gauges which came with the instrument is a good place to start.  String brand is mostly irrelevant.  You can always ask us about strings..."
Ken Hulme
@ken-hulme • 5 days ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "New J. E. Thomas Cumberland dulcimore for sale!":
"Rebecca -- you're in Sarasota?  I'm in Fort Myers -- send me a PM.  We should meet and do some playing together. I love my Knopf Thomas.  The Perfection pegs..."
Ken Hulme
@ken-hulme • 6 days ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "New J. E. Thomas Cumberland dulcimore for sale!":
"That's one "sweet sounding" dulcemore, folks!  I had a chance to strum on it at the Berea Traditional Dulcemore Gathering.  I already own one of John's..."
Ken Hulme
@ken-hulme • 6 days ago • comments: 16
Posted a new Comment on Bought a mountain dulcimer at an estate sale:
"Welll..... Cigar ash is just that tiny bit more abrasive; so yeah.  Get your Dad a cigar for Father's Day and tell him you want every flick of ash!  Nothing..."
Ken Hulme
@ken-hulme • 6 days ago • comments: 5
Posted a new Comment on Ready to Begin!:
"Welcome Carolyn; I'm going to suggest that you read a 'booklet' I wrote a few years back for beginners.  It's here in this Beginner Player Group at the top..."
Ken Hulme
@ken-hulme • one week ago • comments: 16
Posted a new Comment on Bought a mountain dulcimer at an estate sale:
"Better!  I love the Lady head scroll head.  I saw another one at our Berea Traditional Dulcimore Gathering last weekend. The long crack on the far side is..."
Ken Hulme
@ken-hulme • one week ago • comments: 5
Posted a new Comment on have some questions about dulcimer care and getting started:
"Hi Richard, and welcome to Dulcimer WorldYou might want to look at the article I wrote for beginners years ago, which is pinned to the top of this Forum...."
Ken Hulme
@ken-hulme • one week ago • comments: 16
Posted a new Comment on Bought a mountain dulcimer at an estate sale:
"Guitar frets are made from a special wire which has a "mushroom" cross-section as you can see in the attached sketch.  Older traditional instruments, and..."
Ken Hulme
@ken-hulme • one week ago • comments: 16
Posted a new Comment on Bought a mountain dulcimer at an estate sale:
"Hi Bernadette.  Unfortunately the photos aren't close enough that we can see whether those are actual cracks or something else.  This is the place for..."
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