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Location: Ozark, AR
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@skip • 6 days ago • comments: 22
Posted a new Comment on Shoulder Cramping When Playing:
"Maybe sitting in a slightly higher chair/stool and moving the MD towards your knees [probably need a strap] will help. It may also create different..."
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@skip • 3 weeks ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "bagpipe drone.":
"jp, You will be increase the tension from ~ 20 lbs [calculated] to ~27 lb according to d'addario string tension chart pdf. Their chart shows the .014 going..."
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@skip • 4 weeks ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "bagpipe drone.":
"Tune the 'A' to the same as the melody, dd [middle 'A' to 'd']. You're tuning then will be spelled as Ddd [or Dddd], bass to melody, in MD speak. If you..."
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@skip • 2 months ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Everything Dulcimer - Closing Down.":
"Thanks for posting this site. I just tried it out, great.  They are up to Feb 24, 2018 at this time. It may be an alternative the ED admins could..."
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@skip • 2 months ago • comments: 6
Posted a new Comment on four notes in place of three:
"Quadruplet? See the site below at the red 3...."
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@skip • 3 months ago • comments: 27
Posted a new Comment on 1 1/2 fret:
"Adding frets is relatively straight forward and most, if not all, luthiers do them. I would suggest caution on adding frets to some of the older ones that..."
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@skip • 3 months ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Banjammer plans":
"I looked into using a drum pad and I think they have some kind of padding under the outer drum head. They are practice pads and are probably designed to mute..."

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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 7 months 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 last year - Comments: 1
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TablEdit Viewer for Android


Just saw this for anyone interested....
@Skip 4 years ago - Comments: 0
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Arkansas Bass


Wout; The tuner setup is the same as on a TMB, tuners at the rear by...
@Skip 4 years ago - Comments: 2
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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 6 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 7 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. Let's...
@Skip 7 years ago - Comments: 14

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HOW TO for finding, add audio-video files...

Posted: Monday August 14 2017, 2:44 PM
By: @Skip

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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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.