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Steinar Gregertsen
Steinar Gregertsen
@steinar-gregertsen
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Joined: Jul 13, 2005
Topics: 31 / Replies: 472
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Re: To mute or not to mute

No,it was DBGDBD.I recently bought a bluegrass tuner and it had the same tuning for resonators. That must be a misunderstanding. The mainstream tunin...

13 years ago
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Re: What string gauge to use on a resonator?

I always pull the strings through my finger dipped in olive oil and my thumb before installation, then wipe them off, and sometimes I think to retouch...

13 years ago
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Re: What string gauge to use on a resonator?

A reso's cone needs a certain pressure to really come alive, so use at least medium strings. I use Martin Bluegrass strings on my weissenborn and woul...

13 years ago
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Re: What Tuning is This?

Yep, it's the standard "dobro" GBDGBD tuned up a half step. On my lap steel i use regular 013-056 strings for this tuning, replacing the 013 with a 01...

13 years ago
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Re: Tabs for Sleepwalk in GBDGBD tuning

Found one for G6, just raise the 4th string from D to E:

13 years ago
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Re: Three Piece Suit - Slide in dropped D tuning

Cool track and great playing (as always)! :D How heavy are those "heavy strings"? 013-056? Just curious because I'm considering 'sacrificing' one of ...

13 years ago
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Re: My new CD available from my website now!

And now also available as CDs and MP3s on CD Baby (recommended for customers outside Europe):

13 years ago
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Re: DROP D STABILITY

If you're hearing a difference between guitars with the same strings in the same tuning, I'll bet the one that's doing this worse has a shorter scale ...

13 years ago
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Re: DROP D STABILITY

when I'm tuning the bottom string, if I hit it with anything more than a very gentle strum, it will go quite sharp before settling down. ...which is ...

13 years ago
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Re: Retuning from C6 to GBDGBD

I use D'Addario 013-056, replacing the first string with a 015, for GBDGBD on my 25" Asher Jr, works great for me. Also good for E-major, so I can go ...

13 years ago
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Re: Alternate Tunings with a Floyd Rose equiped guitar

he said something about it needing more springs because something about "the strings getting really really loose in such a low tuning" That's backwar...

13 years ago
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Re: Alternate Tunings with a Floyd Rose equiped guitar

When you get the guitar it will probably come with 9-42s and be adjusted accordingly. It's hard to tell how it will respond to 12-56 strings tuned dow...

13 years ago
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Re: Alternate Tunings with a Floyd Rose equiped guitar

When you lower the string tension you will also need to lower the spring tension for the trem to keep the proper balance. It takes quite a bit of work...

13 years ago
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Re: Morgan Monroe Resonator

They are squarenecks only, Steinar. Well, then he doesn't need to worry about the frets.. :wink:

13 years ago
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Re: Morgan Monroe Resonator

I don't have any experience with these models, but in general most budget resonators can be upgraded to a fully pro sounding instrument by replacing t...

13 years ago
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