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phangeaux
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Joined: Sep 13, 2005
Topics: 4 / Replies: 140
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RE: Alternate tunings and breaking strings

Oh yeah, another option is to have several guitars in reach, each tuned to the most common tunings that you use. I have more guitars than I have roo...

17 years ago
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RE: Alternate tunings and breaking strings

DISCOVERY: Heavier guage strings may tend to bind more in the nut slots. When they bind in the nut slot the string will break between the nut and th...

17 years ago
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RE: So...Steinar

Yeah, Dogbite, When the right mood and circumstances come along, which inevitably happens and you find this music you'll be blessed to have it. It ...

18 years ago
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RE: Has anyone compleatly abandoned standard guitar for slide?

I play alot of slide. 99% lap style. it can be a lap steel guitar or my acoustic.Ive tried bottleneck slide but cant manage it very well. too much cl...

18 years ago
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RE: So...Steinar

Steinar, I wanted to get back to you on this CD of yours. Yes, I picked up some songs from your website, or from a link you provided in one of the 2 ...

18 years ago
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RE: Alternate tunings and breaking strings

Also it is important to use a lubricant on the nut slots if you are changing tunings frequently because strings can and do bind in the nut slots crea...

18 years ago
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RE: So...Steinar

I play with just my fingers on electric and acoustic and I rarely use a flat pick at all anymore except on a 12 string acoustic when I want to get so...

18 years ago
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RE: sheet music question

Here are my thoughts based on my limited experience (I'm not a professional) The tempo is set by the conductor (of a band or orchestra) or the perform...

18 years ago
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RE: Acoustic Bridge Plate Coming Off?

I'd pay the postage for you to send it to me. I'd fix it and donate it to a guitar camp for at risk kids if you don't get a better offer...<< ...

18 years ago
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RE: Acoustic Bridge Plate Coming Off?

I recommend:1. Buy a copy or Dan Erlewine's book Guitar Player Repair Guide. This is one of his better all-around repair and maintenance books. If you...

18 years ago
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RE: Upgrading a mid-range 335-copy

Ricochet wrote:I'll bet your tuning instability is from the larger strings hanging in the nut. The slots need to be enlarged. I usually do that simply...

18 years ago
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RE: Upgrading a mid-range 335-copy

This from an ad for a tonepro bridge said to be a direct replacement for the Epi SG, 335, wtc bridge"Important dimensions- Bridge stud diameter - 6 mm...

18 years ago
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RE: Gibson Tuners

Another thought: It occured to me that tuning posts seem slippery and it is possible that any kind of dirt or oil from the ambient atmosphere could m...

18 years ago
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RE: Gibson Tuners

Tuners are often blamed for problems with strings staying in tune. They very rarely are truly to blame. (Even the cheapest, crummiest ones.) It's almo...

18 years ago
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