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unimogbert
unimogbert
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Joined: Nov 14, 2007
Topics: 3 / Replies: 171
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Re: Life Getting In The Way

I put my guitar aside for 20 years following college.Navy, marriage, new job, outdoors activities all were more important to me at the time.But when I...

10 years ago
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Re: What does it mean to "KNOW" how to play a song to you?

You know a song when you can play and sing it well enough that no listener cringes and even non-relatives compliment you when they aren't forced to. (...

12 years ago
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Re: stringing guitar

Another option is to go to the guitar store and ask them if they'll install new strings and show you how they do it.This would mean buying some string...

12 years ago
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Re: Just seen one of the most ridiculous guitar services...

Seems like a bad idea to me.Different rates of thermal expansion/contraction of the materials causes problems. Broken solder joints being quite common...

12 years ago
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Re: Strumming With a Pick

I now have a couple of guitars where the sound hole ISN'T dead center so picks don't go in there anymore.That's helped my flatpicking tremendously :-)...

13 years ago
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Re: Multiple Guitars? Why?

They follow me home.That's my story and I'm sticking to it.

13 years ago
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Re: Best guitar learning program/movies ? guitar principles

Jamie Andreas offers learning material which I'm sure is quite good but the thing I think is most important is that she has documented important facts...

13 years ago
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Re: Sight Reading

Standard notation starts with a key signature. That tells me - immediately - four or five fingerings that are probably really good ones. A glance do...

13 years ago
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Re: Musical notes make my brain hurt

Long ago my wife started learning the guitar with a teacher this way. In 2 years she couldn't play any songs and quit because she wanted to play songs...

13 years ago
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Re: learning chords?

Take a look at any tab site. See how many songs are tabbed vs how many have chords and lyrics.I think the case for learning chords wins.(but do both ...

13 years ago
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Re: I took apart my guitar

I'm not going to try to work with the pictures since I don't even own an electric guitar.(I'm an Electrical Engineer who has soldered together many ki...

13 years ago
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Re: I took apart my guitar

The black one is attached to something, but the white one is just hanging around. Is it supposed to be like this? If you mean that the end of the whi...

13 years ago
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Re: What

When I was new I didn't understand what a big difference new strings made either so don't feel bad.Any guitar store that sells strings is likely to be...

13 years ago
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Re: What

First of all - you CAN do it. Really.The work that folks are referring to is the work of setting yourself to figuring things out when you encounter th...

13 years ago
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Re: Barre with ring finger

If you can develop your ring finger to do the mini-barre that will help in the future but... I can't do it either. Don't forget that a Bb can be found...

13 years ago
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