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NoteBoat
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Joined: Aug 10, 2003
Last seen: Jul 13, 2022
Topics: 84 / Replies: 4837
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Re: Help with this Backing Track

Minute/second isn't much use to a musician, because we don't think of time that way. We think of time in beats or in measures. Either one of those w...

6 years ago
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Re: Fixable? Neck snapped off body of guitar.

Take the top of the guitar.If you're going to do it right, you need to be able to clamp the joint you're gluing. You're gluing two pieces together: t...

6 years ago
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Re: Fixable? Neck snapped off body of guitar.

I haven't seen that specific construction before - it was doweled to the neck block (a wood support inside the body). Most guitars with a separate ne...

6 years ago
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Re: Sound disconnecting as I play

It's a broken wire (or insulation) somewhere. As you play, sometimes it's in a position to carry current to the amp, and sometimes it's not - either ...

6 years ago
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Re: Put on new strings, need guitar adjustment?

When you changed gauges, you changed the string tension.The pitch of a vibrating string depends on three things: it's length, it's tension, and it's m...

6 years ago
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Re: Time to let the cat out of the bag...

Yeah, it's going to be 10 years on August 18th since we opened our doors.We've had quite a few ups and downs, the worst one being the reconstruction o...

6 years ago
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Re: Back In Black - what key

The choris ends in with a d chord back in black lyrics Yes, it does. And it doesn't feel like the song is over at that point, because the D leaves y...

6 years ago
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Re: Back In Black - what key

Actually this piece is in the key of d Maj relative b minor. It appears that the opening power chord of e is a minor chord. Iv-v-i progression. What...

6 years ago
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Re: Is this repairable?

A picture would help, because I have too many questions to imagine the damage.... is it an acoustic or semi-hollow body? Where is the knob mounted? et...

6 years ago
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Re: Learn by playing songs

I've been a guitar teacher for a long time (next month it will be 40 years!). In that time I've taught thousands of people, many of whom became giggin...

6 years ago
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Re: Re:

If you can play like Yngwie you can play anything I strongly disagree. Yngwie plays single note lines and nothing else. That's not being able to "p...

6 years ago
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Re: Guitar bridge lifted up

Glad you found it useful.I do a lot more flute/sax/clarinet work than anything else (probably because those instruments need regular routine stuff lik...

7 years ago
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Re: Difference between 7/4, 7/8, 7/16.

You won't hear any difference between them.Any meter with 7 beats per measure can be represented with any note as the beat. The identical rhythm can ...

7 years ago
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Re: What are the chances of repairing this 1940s/50s Harmony guitar?

It can be repaired. But if you pay someone to do it, the cost will be prohibitive, because you're looking at a ton of hours of labor.The back will ha...

7 years ago
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Re: Guitar bridge lifted up

+1 on the Titebond. Do NOT use Gorilla glue - Gorilla glue expands, and your bridge will never end up in the right place - you will ruin the guitar!I...

7 years ago
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