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@skip • 3 weeks ago • comments: 10
Posted a new Comment on Playing DAd tab songs while tuned to DAA:
"Something I forgot to mention, the song can be played an octave lower but the bass string comes into play then. Seven becomes 0,  8 >1, and the 5 is on..."
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@skip • 3 weeks ago • comments: 10
Posted a new Comment on Playing DAd tab songs while tuned to DAA:
"I think you're playing in the key of A [scale] [using the 6+] even though you're using a D tuning. It wouldn't surprise me if you aren't strumming all the..."
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@skip • 3 weeks ago • comments: 10
Posted a new Comment on Playing DAd tab songs while tuned to DAA:
"What is the tab for the 1st two measures of you're DAA version? My DAd version is 454  2."
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@skip • one month ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "A litle confused on string gauges ":
"Those will work fine."
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@skip • one month ago • comments: 10
Posted a new Comment on Timing/length of notes, and also foot tapping:
"It may help to consider a stroke across then back, sounding the notes in both directions, as two 1/8 notes.. Sounding in one direction and returning to the..."
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@skip • 2 months ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Do Not Upgrade Your Mac To Catalina For A Bit":
"I've used linux 20+ years and I dual boot Ubuntu/Win 10. You might try these on tefview:   www.banjohangout.org/archive/223939"
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@skip • 2 months ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Do Not Upgrade Your Mac To Catalina For A Bit":
"Thirty-two bit support is pretty much on the way out, across the board, on all fronts, not just Apple."
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@skip • 3 months ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Best Fix?":
"You could just replace the bridge and not worry about the saddle."
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@skip • 3 months ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Best Fix?":
"My first thought was your second fix, but it may look a bit strange unless you match really well or contrast the repair material. Then I thought it may work..."
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@skip • 3 months ago • comments: 2
Posted a new Comment on Possum board revisited:
"1- Yes 2- Used as posts, glued into holes, glue is fine. 3- Finish, spray or? 4- Vertical posts, a piece of clear tubing will work fine. 5- There should..."
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@skip • 3 months ago • comments: 5
Posted a new Comment on Standard, Baritone, or Bass Dulcimer Tuning :
"After sleeping on it, I think it would be when strings need to be changed to another size. Generally strings need changing when increasing more than,..."
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@skip • 3 months ago • comments: 5
Posted a new Comment on Standard, Baritone, or Bass Dulcimer Tuning :
"Baritone Bb as opposed to standard Bb or Base Bb, or Soprano Bb, indicating approximate sound [frequency] range[s]. Construction is something else, eg., a..."
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@skip • 3 months ago • comments: 4
Posted a new Comment on Blackest Crow finger placement:
"I use my thumb a lot. Starting at the 1 in the 6th measure, I used my ring on the 1, then thumb on 2. I used middle on 3, thumb on both 4's, slide back to..."

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Does using a capo change the key or not


Using a capo does NOT change the key on a MD, it changes the MODE and...
@Skip 10 months ago - Comments: 35
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Mountain Dulcimers in the Rio Grande Valley [RGV]


Anyone coming to, or living in, the RGV is invited to play with our MD...
@Skip 2 years ago - Comments: 0
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Tuning VS Keys, Clearing the air


Many folks seem to equate tuning and key. They are NOT the same, or...
@Skip 2 years ago - Comments: 1
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TablEdit Viewer for Android


Just saw this for anyone interested....
@Skip 5 years ago - Comments: 0
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Finding the volume of a MD body during the build.


Line the body of the dulcimer before final glue up of the top/bottom...
@Skip 7 years ago - Comments: 33
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What's your choice for a tuning?


I have my dulcimer and banjo-dulcimer tuned to DF#A right now but may...
@Skip 8 years ago - Comments: 3
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Circle of fifths, intervals


I'm still figuring this site out. I don't work with photo's much....
@Skip 8 years ago - Comments: 16

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Is there someplace I can find the tunings...

Posted: Tuesday September 18 2012, 8:59 PM
By: @Skip

Mixed, compatible tunings.

Posted: Friday August 3 2012, 11:54 PM
By: @Paul Certo

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Ann T. Evans
05/20/19 12:22:43PM @ann-t-evans:

Thanks... I just downloaded a trial copy on my computer & it looks like just what I need!


John Keane
10/20/11 05:06:12PM @john-keane:
Howdy and welcome to FOTMD from a former Arkansan (El Dorado)!
Jim Fawcett
10/20/11 04:37:05PM @jim-fawcett:
Hey Skip, welcome aboard. Glad ay found us.