Rain Dog

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Location: Versailles
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Rain Dog
@rain-dog • 2 days ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "You know your dulcimer has a hold on you when...":
"@irene I'm using a piece of one of those credit cards as the nut on my dulcimer. Where would we be, if our credit wasn't so good?"
Rain Dog
@rain-dog • 3 days ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "You know your dulcimer has a hold on you when...":
"Also, pressing on your finger pads with your nails helps build callouses when you're not playing."
Rain Dog
@rain-dog • 6 days ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Modern Sheet Music/Tab?":
"@geezer I suggest going ahead and learning one song while you're working on fundamentals. That will give you some accomplishment and something to show off...."
Rain Dog
@rain-dog • 6 days ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "You know your dulcimer has a hold on you when...":
"@ferrator I think I'll pass on iron skillet trick. I did have a neighbor tell me, when I young to rub my fingertips on a frosty window."
Rain Dog
@rain-dog • 6 days ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "You know your dulcimer has a hold on you when...":
"@lisavb. Thanks for putting that in my mind. Now I've sliced my fretting forefinger peeling potatoes. Of course I didn't have any "new skin" and couldn't..."
Rain Dog
@rain-dog • 6 days ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Sears and Roebuck dulcimers ":
"@susie I think it actually sounds pretty good, now that I've got it staying in tune, even strung with some old guitar strings I had laying around. Once I..."
Rain Dog
@rain-dog • 6 days ago • comments: 13
Posted a new Comment on Modern/Chord style Players:
"Thanks @Corvus. I never could play with a noter and when I tried with my forefinger as a noter I held it flat, until the internet came along. I've been..."
Rain Dog
@rain-dog • 6 days ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Sears and Roebuck dulcimers ":
"@gstringer Someone has a global Instrument Facebook page, but I don't remember seeing any dulcimers, just guitars."
Rain Dog
@rain-dog • 6 days ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Sears and Roebuck dulcimers ":
"@robin-thompson. Yeah, we where pretty anal as kids. Actually I knew it was the safest way to store it."
Rain Dog
@rain-dog • 6 days ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Sears and Roebuck dulcimers ":
"Here's a picture of the dulcimer from Sears I received for Christmas in 1979. I've kept it in the original shipping box, so I'm including a shot of the..."
Rain Dog
@rain-dog • 6 days ago • comments: 13
Posted a new Comment on Modern/Chord style Players:
"Thanks @dusty-turtle. I had been kicking around the idea of getting a Merlin. I've actually had the dulcimer longer than a guitar, but I think hearing how..."
Rain Dog
@rain-dog • one week ago • comments: 13
Posted a new Comment on Modern/Chord style Players:
"Thanks @strumelia. I'm needing to replace the nut and restring my dulcimer, figured that would be the best time to switch it around if I was going to. Will..."
Rain Dog
@rain-dog • one week ago • comments: 13
Posted a new Comment on Modern/Chord style Players:
"@strumelia I play guitar some, strum the base string with my thumb and the higher tuned strings with my fingers to keep a base line going."
Rain Dog
@rain-dog • one week ago • comments: 1
Posted a new Comment on Fingerpicking:
"Wondering if any of you finger pickers are stringing your dulcimer backward. With base string nearest to you."
Rain Dog
@rain-dog • one week ago • comments: 13
Posted a new Comment on Modern/Chord style Players:
"Wondering if any chord players are stinging their dulcimer backward. Base string nearest to you."
Rain Dog
@rain-dog • one week ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Introduce Yourself!":
"Hello to my new friends (otMD). I'm Peter from Indiana, but "I am a rain dog too". I'll try to keep my dulcimer story short. I got my dulcimer for Christmas..."
Rain Dog
@rain-dog • one week ago • comments: 497
Posted a new Comment on @jim-fawcett:
"I'm thinking maybe my responses are only showing on my page. Please let me know if you saw my earlier comment or just this one. Anyway I'm in Indiana not..."
Rain Dog
@rain-dog • one week ago • comments: 6
Posted a new Comment on @rain-dog:
"Thanks Ken. Quick question, I couldn't find and answer to on forums. How do I add a quote to all my posts like: "The dulcimer sings a sweet song." Or do I..."
Rain Dog
@rain-dog • 2 weeks ago • comments: 6
Posted a new Comment on @rain-dog:
"Thanks for the welcomes. I'm from South East Indiana."

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Rain Dog
01/10/20 04:57:47PM @rain-dog:

Thanks Ken. Quick question, I couldn't find and answer to on forums. How do I add a quote to all my posts like: "The dulcimer sings a sweet song." Or do I need to add it, and a signature each time I reply?

 


Ken Longfield
01/10/20 04:22:49PM @ken-longfield:

Welcome to FOTMD Rain Dog. It is good to have you on board. I look forward to your participation in these discussions.

Ken

"The dulcimer sings a sweet song."


Rain Dog
01/10/20 01:22:32PM @rain-dog:

Thanks for the welcomes. I'm from South East Indiana.


Jim Fawcett
01/10/20 06:14:11AM @jim-fawcett:

Hey Rain Dog, welcome aboard. Glad ya found us. Are you from PA? We have a North Versallies, not too far over the hill from me.


Richard Streib
01/09/20 08:34:05PM @richard-streib:

Welcome Rain Dog to Friends of the Mountain Dulcimer. Glad you joined. This is a great place to learn and to meet many new dulcimer friends. Best wishes on your dulcimer journey.


Benjamin W Barr Jr
01/09/20 02:18:13PM @benjamin-w-barr-jr:

Hi Rain Dog, 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