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Hyperborea
Hyperborea
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Joined: Jan 29, 2007
Topics: 48 / Replies: 779
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Re: A string sounds wrong

Is it seated right in the nut and the bridge? Issues there can cause weird overtone sounds.If you play fretted notes up the neck is there a point at w...

11 years ago
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Re: looking for instrumentals

There's quite a few Jeff Beck numbers that are instrumentals. Many of them are covers but with a big shift towards being guitar based. Some suggestion...

11 years ago
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Re: right hand exercises

Depending on how bad and in what way you hurt your finger you might consider giving the guitar a miss for a day or two at least. You don't want to exa...

12 years ago
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Re: strumming pattern

If you keep moving in a uniform consistent pattern then the numbers and the &'s will be down strums and the e's and the a's will be up strums. So...

12 years ago
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Re: strumming pattern

The e and a (sometimes eh and ah) are uses for 16th note counting. So you would have four strums in the duration of a single quarter note. If you have...

12 years ago
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Re: Coated Strings

I like the D'Addario EXP. I've used them on my acoustic for a few years now. They recently came out with an EXP set for electrics. I picked up a set o...

12 years ago
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Re: intonation

And if none of that fixes it you can put on a Nashville bridge. It has a longer range of travel for the saddles.

12 years ago
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Re: Ovation Guitar in Denver

I too imagine that the salesperson was trying to upsell you to a more expensive guitar.However, I wonder if the combination of plastic back/sides and ...

12 years ago
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Re: Best British Band

Hmmm, there's a big missing hole in the late 70's / early 80's. None of the ska / rude boys type bands are listed.SpecialsSqueezeMadnessEnglish BeatIn...

12 years ago
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Re: Acoustic Guitar Strings

i don't like the coating. after a few weeks it tends to shred and feel rough.however, give them a few days to break in and the bassiness won't be so ...

12 years ago
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Re: Old Lady Smell

It might not have been the strings directly. It could have been one of those spray can string lubricants. Some of them have a smell to them.Or perhaps...

12 years ago
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Re: impossible truss rod?

Just had a really close look, it seems to be round on the inside but hextagonal on the outside, i think you might be right, i think its been stripped ...

12 years ago
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Re: Lessons to jam not to become a musician

Maybe it's something about being left-brain analytical types that makes learning guitar a bit more challenging. For instance, what if someone who has ...

12 years ago
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Re: Classical Guitar Woods

I've heard that about La Patrie guitars. The problem is that nobody in my area sells them. I wanted to take a look at one, but I also have a real pr...

12 years ago
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Re: Lessons to jam not to become a musician

I am a programmer and find new programming language easier than learning a new combination of chords switch. :shock: I'm a software engineer too and ...

12 years ago
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