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  1. Strings for a 16.75 inch neck Stephen Owsley Smith Cittern

    Good Morning!

    Seeking out the hive mind for some string advice for a Stephen Owsley Smith cittern that has recently come into my possession and I've had the joy of playing.

    When this cittern...
  2. Wrapping strings around tuners too many times restringing?

    Hello,

    Re-stringing has always been a pain for me.

    I find I often give myself too much slack when re-stringing. Would 3/4 winds around the tuners cause too much tension (especially for the...
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    Right hand exericises

    I am looking to speed up and gain precision on my right hand. Any go to exercise or methods?
  4. Truss Rod Cover Slightly Rattling on Northfield A5 Special

    Hello!

    I recently acquired a Northfield A5 Special and this morning noticed a slight rattle or buzz which seemed to be coming off the truss rod cover on some notes.

    Any tips on alleviating...
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    Re: New Hampshire/ Vermont Jams

    Where in Eliot? I am there fairly regularly.
  6. Advice on anyone in New England who could help repair a cittern?

    Hello!

    I recently inherited a Stephen Owsley Smith Cittern which due to unfortunate circumstances needs a bit of love. The folks at the Music Emporium mentioned it was suffering from a sunken top...
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    Re: In Memory of Dirk Mahling

    Thank you Graham. I have just started experimenting with his Herb Taylor zook. Learning GDAD tuning - wonderful to accompany my wife on the fiddle with.
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    New Hampshire/ Vermont Jams

    Hi All!

    I am based in Lincoln, NH and am looking for people to pick with. I play mando and clawhammer banjo - bluegrass, old time, and a bit of Irish and Canadian.

    Would be great to hear about...
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    Re: New Hampshire jams

    Hi. A bit late but I am in the Lincoln NH area. I play mando and clawhammer bajo - would love to get together for a jam or to meet if there is one occurring in the area!
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    In Memory of Dirk Mahling

    [I hope this post is allowed here]

    I am reaching out to notify the community of the passing of Dirk Mahling, following a battle with sarcoma.


    I know he shared many fond moments with some of...
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