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ballybiker
ballybiker
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Joined: Oct 1, 2006
Topics: 58 / Replies: 435
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Re: Best way to learn fretboard notes?

so now you know the notes on the E and A strings pick the note drop down to the D string and go up 2 frets...... HEY PRESTO!!!! Same note up an octave...

10 years ago
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Re: Completely new to guiar/music

All as you would expect...look back over the many many many posts on the subject. If the pain/numbness/burning becomes too much to bare then take litt...

10 years ago
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Re: So how do I really get better?

opinion.....we are what we are...the best 'teacher' you can ever have is your own ears...a basic technique that means you can hit notes you want to hi...

11 years ago
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Re: Is it bad that I can't read sheet music?

your in great company...Paul Mcartney can't read sheet music...never stopped him :D

11 years ago
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Re: Pick Click

I'd confidently say that you will find a solution, you don't lack determination, I'd try with everything from cardboard to metal and somewhere will be...

11 years ago
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Re: Which scales should I practice first?

I bet he wishes he hadn't asked :lol:

11 years ago
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Re: REALLY (probably) stupid question

Ande is right...other possible ideas...mute strings either by hand if your good enough or by other means....I've been known to stuff a (clean) sock un...

12 years ago
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Re: sore fingers!

Alcohol is for drinking and guitars are for playing.....just my opinionplay, rest, play, rest.....keep your strings clean and keep playing....if you a...

12 years ago
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Re: Help with strumming and pick moving out of my hand

A Cash fan....top marks :D +1 Dunlop nylons are good for beginners and yes we've all been there....nothing worse than trying to shake a pick from ins...

12 years ago
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Re: Another Barre Question

personally i would say you were right as having formed your E shape you only have 3 more strings to fret :D however the first finger barre needs to de...

12 years ago
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Re: Getting comfortable?

key points..... chair or stool or whatever (amp seems popular) with no obstruction such as arms (or people).certainly go for a standing positionABOVE ...

13 years ago
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Re: Should a steel- string guitar hurt my fingers after a ye

***TIP***place a capo at first fret then tune to standard tuning. the guitar will then be dropped in both tuning and string tension, to play your wond...

13 years ago
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Re: What

i'm guessing your new to this game? :?: starting out can really suck...but trust me on this.....NOBODY picks up a guitar from scratch and makes great ...

13 years ago
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Re: Putty for strengthening?

just to chip in.....disregarding the therapy side of things (injuries)....i'd say this....if you want to run a marathon, all the gym work in the world...

13 years ago
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Re: Electric Strings on an Acoustic?

certainly wont do any harm to the guitar.....but you will have issues like fretted notes sounding sharp unless you have the most delicate of touches 8...

13 years ago
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