Ken Hulme

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Location: Fort Myers, FL
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Ken Hulme
 
@ken-hulme • 11 hours ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Hollows in a dulcimer top and fretboard?":
"Yep, the non-standard standard width is 1-1/2" simply because it's a standard board width"
Ken Hulme
 
@ken-hulme • yesterday • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Tune You've Had The Most Fun Playing?":
"I'll see what I can do about recording Lay The Bend...   and post it here.  I got the tune from Mark Gilston, who posted it on YouTube a few months ago; it's..."
Ken Hulme
 
@ken-hulme • 2 days ago • comments: 12
Posted a new Comment on DAA to DAD to DAA--how often?:
"I retune quite often -- DAA to Ddd to DAG to CGG to Ccc and back and around  -- even though I have several dulcimers and each has its key and modal..."
Ken Hulme
 
@ken-hulme • 4 days ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Tune You've Had The Most Fun Playing?":
"Getting ready for my "opening" concert on August 5th, and I'm having a blast playing the 17th century version of Child Ballad #1 -- Lay The Bend To The..."
Ken Hulme
 
@ken-hulme • 6 days ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "My first custom build":
"Lookin' really good there, Bob!  Keep up the good work!"
Ken Hulme
 
@ken-hulme • one week ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "The Positive Thread...":
"I'm positively happy that I'm making Lobster Tail Bisque this morning!  Last week we were gifted with 4 nice Florida Spiny Lobster tails.  Last week I made..."
Ken Hulme
 
@ken-hulme • 2 weeks ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "The Gauges of the Strings":
"Sean -- it's a "sound" thing.  To me an un-wound string is a crisper sound than a fat wound string flopping back and forth."
Ken Hulme
 
@ken-hulme • 2 weeks ago • comments: 0
Created a new forum topic "Happy Anniversary!!":
"Eight years ago today, FOTMD opened its virtual doors for the first time.   Thank you Lisa..."
Ken Hulme
 
@ken-hulme • 2 weeks ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "1978 Homer Ledford ":
"Just use the Strothers String Gauge calculator -- plug in the VSL and the notes of the open tuning you want to use (DAd, DAA, etc)..."
Ken Hulme
 
@ken-hulme • 2 weeks ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "My first custom build":
"STOP OVERTHINKING!!!   You will always see "imperfections"; others won't (unless you don't patch that 6" crack in the back!!) The instruments I've seen here..."
Ken Hulme
 
@ken-hulme • 2 weeks ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "WANTED: Gila Mountain Dulcimer":
"Good luck, CD!  Since Kerry passed away I think I've only seen two of her dulcimers for sale..."
Ken Hulme
 
@ken-hulme • 2 weeks ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "The Gauges of the Strings":
"I play mostly old-style traditional instruments with 27-28" VSL, three strings, fretting only the melody string.  I normally buy bulk 12s for the melody and..."
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