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@skip • 2 days ago • comments: 12
Posted a new Comment on Expensive hobby in the UK. Looks like I'm buying a lathe :D:
"And you can always fasten a finger pick on the spoon handle for wear."
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@skip • 3 days ago • comments: 19
Posted a new Comment on Tunings ....:
"@Strumelia : ` That is probably the most cogent and elegant description I've ever read about tunings and modes. I saved it. To bad it can't be stickied."
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@skip • 4 days ago • comments: 12
Posted a new Comment on Expensive hobby in the UK. Looks like I'm buying a lathe :D:
"A long dowel or chopstick held by a strap around her wrist  [or palm?] or fingerless glove may help. Large diameter noter. Try a different way of holding..."
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@skip • 6 days ago • comments: 19
Posted a new Comment on Tunings ....:
"Aire; Assuming your mandolin is tuned G3-d4-a4-e'5, low to high, then your dulcimer is D3-A3-d4, low to high. Your mandolin is a chromatic Instrument, a..."
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@skip • one week ago • comments: 4
Posted a new Comment on High strings:
"Dime next to the 1st fret. I suggest you start with the bridge, remove a bit from the bottom, check both. Then go to the nut. It's not going to take much on..."
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@skip • one week ago • comments: 4
Posted a new Comment on High strings:
"Did you check from on top the 7th fret or next to it? It should be on the 7th. Sand off from the bottom and check often."
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@skip • 2 weeks ago • comments: 4
Posted a new Comment on Buying my wife a Dulcimer - string gauges question:
"This is the gauge chart most recommended. It runs a bit light so you can go 1-2 gauges heavier. http://www.strothers.com/string_choice.html"
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@skip • 2 weeks ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Bass String Buzz @ 1st & 2nd Fret":
"You could try flipping the bridge over to eliminate the bridge [notch] as the problem. Hopefully the slant of the string will counter the bottom being square. "
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@skip • 2 weeks ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Bass String Buzz @ 1st & 2nd Fret":
"Have you checked the action, nickel/dime method? A strip of paper under the nut/bridge will raise the action. Edit: In your user photo it looks like you're..."
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@skip • 3 weeks ago • comments: 2
Posted a new Comment on Program to catalog and display song tabs:
"Here's the one I use. https://zubersoft.com/mobilesheets/"
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@skip • 3 weeks ago • comments: 9
Posted a new Comment on Do I need that fourth string?:
"No. You don't 'need' the doubled melody string. "
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@skip • 3 weeks ago • comments: 4
Posted a new Comment on How thick are a nickel and a dime? Action height question.:
"The 'slots' in the nut/bridge are really just a nick in the the material. My usual practice is to slant the string bearing surface away from the VSL and..."
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