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Last seen: Mar 16, 2022
Topics: 7 / Replies: 40
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RE: Split Tail Block - Martin 000-17

Send it back. Even if it can be repaired, if you paid for a new instrument, it should *be* a new instrument. New to you, that is.

2 years ago
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Re: Self-Taught vs Private Lessons

I am self-taught with nearly 50 years of playing behind me. As a child I took piano lessons for eight years. I studied music theory in college. But...

4 years ago
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Re: Need your opinion

Not to be a contrarian, but I think it's a bit disingenuous to come to a site that provides FREE guitar lessons for everyone and promote a site of you...

4 years ago
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Re: Hi I don't know if this is the right place for this.

There have been several Vivant amps for sale on eBay. They appear to have been made in Japan during the 1960s.My guess is that they are no longer bei...

4 years ago
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Re: Do fingertips swell from guitar work?

I'd say it's possible, but I'm not a doctor. I'm more inclined to believe that what you're experiencing is fatigue. Watch Jeff Beck towel himself do...

4 years ago
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Re: Plz help

Your Fender Squier (note the proper spelling) probably has single-coil pickups. They hum. That 60Hz (50Hz outside the US) sound is the result of the...

4 years ago
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Re: Can play guitar. Want to progress with singing now

Bob Dylan was once derided for the quality of his singing. His response? "I hit all the right notes, don't I?"

4 years ago
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Re: Is it possible to play an electric guitar like a classical one?

I take one small exception to Alan's comment, "The only real problem is that the electric neck is slimmer than the classical neck." This is mostly tr...

4 years ago
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Re: Guitar set up

If you want the best from your guitar -- any guitar, regardless of price -- your best best is to get a set up from a qualified guitar tech. Case in p...

4 years ago
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Re: What does your fretboard say about you?

A lot of study has been done on the emotional responses evoked by different scales in music. Here's one:Sometimes, I'll try to play something specifi...

4 years ago
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Re: "Reverse" capo chart?

Perhaps this will help answer your question.

4 years ago
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Re: Guitar set up

There's a thread on another forum that says, in essence, that Leo Fender brought automation to the business of guitar building. Much like Henry Ford...

4 years ago
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Re: Need help figuring out chords in a song

The basic approach to learning any song on guitar is to begin by determining the bass notes on the lower strings. Those will generally tell you what ...

4 years ago
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Re: Iconic riffs from the 60's

The simplest riff in the world to play: House of the Rising Sun, by Eric Burdon and the Animals.Paint It Black, by the Rolling Stones.I Got A Line On...

4 years ago
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