nigelbleddfa

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Location: Merthyr Tydfil
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nigelbleddfa
@nigelbleddfa • one week ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Pick paranoia!":
"They have arrived and look very pretty but, as anticipated they are rigid. I can discern no difference in the sound that they make individually but that may..."
nigelbleddfa
@nigelbleddfa • one week ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Pick paranoia!":
"Thanks to all for the replies and special thanks to Robin for taking the trouble to make a new video to show the fat felt pick. My wooden picks will be..."
nigelbleddfa
@nigelbleddfa • 2 weeks ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Pick paranoia!":
"I really should settle for one pick and practise more. Unfortunately, I allow myself to be distracted and when I am not reading different books about the..."
nigelbleddfa
@nigelbleddfa • 2 weeks ago • comments: 19
Posted a new Comment on Gaudete - 30 nov 17 - noter drone:
"This is magical. "
nigelbleddfa
@nigelbleddfa • 4 weeks ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "bagpipe drone.":
"Changing strings is fine, Dusty, but having them snap is very, very dangerous. I have managed to convince my wife that this is so and she loves me so much..."
nigelbleddfa
@nigelbleddfa • 4 weeks ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "bagpipe drone.":
"My first dulcimer was tuned DAD. I told my wife that it was dangerous to keep changing the tuning to DAA and over a period of time strings would snap and..."
nigelbleddfa
@nigelbleddfa • 2 months ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Everything Dulcimer - Closing Down.":
"Hello Joe, It is quite a big job to download the entire website because you download its structure as well as its content  (tablature, articles,..."
nigelbleddfa
@nigelbleddfa • 2 months ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Everything Dulcimer - Closing Down.":
"Having read the banner on the "ED" site I posted a notice here. Then, I set to work cloning the website. The owner of the website had given his implied..."
nigelbleddfa
@nigelbleddfa • 2 months ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Thumb Pick And Strumming":
"Thanks for the suggestions. I started with Herdim and they are not for me. I have now bought some firmer picks - Dunlop Tortex, Gibson, Everly Star, ... You..."
nigelbleddfa
@nigelbleddfa • 2 months ago • comments: 0
Created a new forum topic "Everything Dulcimer - Closing Down.":
"A valuable site is closing shortly -http://www.everythingdulcimer.com/tab/"
nigelbleddfa
@nigelbleddfa • 2 months ago • comments: 30
Posted a new Comment on Careless Love, Kala Waterman Uke:
"Thank you, that was lovely ! "
nigelbleddfa
@nigelbleddfa • 2 months ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Thumb Pick And Strumming":
"Thanks, Dusty. I have tried all three colours of Herdim picks, Red, Yellow and Blue and none suits me. One Yellow pick developed a small nick at the side and..."
nigelbleddfa
@nigelbleddfa • 2 months ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Thumb Pick And Strumming":
"Thanks, Rob, I have fallen into that trap already and am waiting for the delivery of three different picks this morning.  The Bumble Bee is a pick made by..."
nigelbleddfa
@nigelbleddfa • 2 months ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Show Us Your Pets!":
"Yes, Jim, a Golden Retriever and the biggest I have ever seen. Sadly, he died at the early age of five years. We then got Ben, a Golden Cocker spaniel and..."
nigelbleddfa
@nigelbleddfa • 2 months ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Show Us Your Pets!":
"Joey"
nigelbleddfa
@nigelbleddfa • 2 months ago • comments: 18
Posted a new Comment on Choucoune (Ti Zwazo):
"You have taken me back to my childhood, Dusty. Your version is better !"
nigelbleddfa
@nigelbleddfa • 2 months ago • comments: 14
Posted a new Comment on Maienzeit bannet Leid:
"Until you started playing the penny whistle I could have thought that I was listening to music which had a strong oriental influence. It gives an insight..."
nigelbleddfa
@nigelbleddfa • 2 months ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Confused Beginner.":
"Thank you. I can see now that Steve Smith gives the answer to my original question. I will read it properly and try my best to understand it all. I am very..."
nigelbleddfa
@nigelbleddfa • 2 months ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Confused Beginner.":
"Thank you. I have tried to learn as much as possible and things like this do not figure in the literature nor are they explained in the videos, hence my..."
nigelbleddfa
@nigelbleddfa • 2 months ago • comments: 0
Created a new forum topic "Confused Beginner.":
"I am a very "black and white" thinker. This can be good and bad. I like everything to be precise and many of my previous employments demanded accuracy so..."
nigelbleddfa
@nigelbleddfa • 2 months ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Nice Resource For Beginners":
"Thank you, Dusty."
nigelbleddfa
@nigelbleddfa • 2 months ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Nice Resource For Beginners":
"It does the same thing, Lois, just brings us back to where we started. Strange !"
nigelbleddfa
@nigelbleddfa • 2 months ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Nice Resource For Beginners":
"Yes, Ken, I know and that is why I tried to edit it. It seems that this forum does not encourage links to other sites. Either that or I am doing things the..."
nigelbleddfa
@nigelbleddfa • 2 months ago • comments: 0
Created a new forum topic "Nice Resource For Beginners":
"I would imagine that reference has already been made to this site  http://www.traditionalmusic.co.uk/   and that old hands are familiar with it. I mention..."
nigelbleddfa
@nigelbleddfa • 2 months ago • comments: 6
Posted a new Comment on Teamwork: Star of the Country Down:
"Very talented, I need to practise for a couple of years. I have heard some great music on this site today."
nigelbleddfa
@nigelbleddfa • 2 months ago • comments: 21
Posted a new Comment on Wayfaring Stranger:
"Superb in every way, lovely voices and great musicianship. Many great videos on this site but this must surely be one of the best. I loved it."
nigelbleddfa
@nigelbleddfa • 2 months ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "My new discovery.":
"Great sound and beautifully played."
nigelbleddfa
@nigelbleddfa • 2 months ago • comments: 7
Posted a new Comment on @beryl:
"Glad you joined ! I am sure you will enjoy this place."
nigelbleddfa
@nigelbleddfa • 2 months ago • comments: 0
Liked a forum discussions item created by @ken-hulme:
Hindman in Exile Gathering
nigelbleddfa
@nigelbleddfa • 2 months ago • comments: 17
Posted a new Comment on Up to 5 cups a day - seems to be okay : ):
"Very catchy tune and both instruments played well ! If you can compose this by only drinking coffee, just imagine what you can do if you drink five litres..."
nigelbleddfa
@nigelbleddfa • 2 months ago • comments: 17
Liked a music item created by @ariane:
Up to 5 cups a day - seems to be okay : )
nigelbleddfa
@nigelbleddfa • 3 months ago • comments: 14
Posted a new Comment on Dat Du min Leevsten büst:
"Great ! One dulcimer enters Germany and another leaves.   I have to find a goose to kill now"
nigelbleddfa
@nigelbleddfa • 3 months ago • comments: 10
Posted a new Comment on The Rowan Tree:
"Brilliant !"

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Exukaden
02/15/18 06:30:42PM @exukaden:

Just. Purchased a Mcspadden wallnut dulcimer (scroll neck) from Bird rock, perfect, Dennis


Richard Streib
01/22/18 09:46:44PM @richard-streib:

Beautiful avatar. Thanks for the insight behind it.


Jim Fawcett
01/22/18 07:39:08AM @jim-fawcett:

That would be something if we were...Never can tell.


Benjamin W Barr Jr
01/21/18 09:02:28PM @benjamin-w-barr-jr:

Hi Nigel, 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
01/21/18 05:50:13PM @ken-longfield:

Welcome to FOTMD, Nigel. It's good to have you aboard.

Ken

"The dulcimer sings a sweet song."


Jim Fawcett
01/21/18 04:48:08PM @jim-fawcett:

Hey Nigel, welcome aboard. Glad ya found us.


Rob N Lackey
01/21/18 04:34:57PM @rob-n-lackey:

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

Rob

 


Richard Streib
01/21/18 04:10:53PM @richard-streib:

Nigelbleddfa, welcome to Friends of the Mountain Dulcimer. You have found a wonderful community of people who love the mountain dulcimer to help you learn all you can. The folks here are so knowledgeable and helpful. And many are quite accomplished in their ability to play. Look around, ask questions, post comments. We are here to help you enjoy our dulcimer journey.