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    Re: Woke with a chord question

    I just typed a long post and hit quick reply but it vanished. No idea why other than a refresh of the page didn’t help.
    I meant nothing political by the title it is just how we talk were I grew up...
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    Re: Humidity?

    Not knowing where you live I can say I keep humidifiers of some sort in all my instruments or cases or both. My house is already down to 25% humidity. Over the summer my house might get into the 40s...
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    Re: Woke with a chord question

    Makes sense he is a Jazz Guy as well, the man helping get the tone center thing sorted in my head.
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    Re: Woke with a chord question

    I posted the same question on a guitar forum and one of the inmates is explaining to me he thinks of everything in the terms of tone centers. I’m still wrapping my head around that. It does however...
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    Re: Woke with a chord question

    The real odd part is half the time O look for an answer I ask I get replies none of which make a lot of sense at first but down the road a bit something clicks and I start to get it. A lot of times I...
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    Re: Woke with a chord question

    So dependent on who might be playing the missing note could change the chord?
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    Re: Woke with a chord question

    I started reading it but can’t go in. The grey text on my phone is killing my eyes! I’ll dig in when I get to a. Computer, thanks for the link!
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    Woke with a chord question

    Couldnít sleep, been sitting here wondering. If you play a chord without the chords root is it still that chord? Does it become another chord or is the chord possibly suggested in the phrasing? I...
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    Re: Pick Depth

    Itís all licking dynamics, how deep you dig in how tight you grasp the luck how much you let the pick float in your grip, every which angle has its uses. Play around get a feel for the tone and hold...
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    Re: Thats a suprise

    I rather like the scroll in a whimsical fashion. To me it is very light hearted. A crazy one for sure but I like it.
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    Re: Tonal differences?

    You are correct there is no instruments of this type around me to play. I think instead I’ll do as suggested listen to some music with said instruments and go from there.
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    Re: Tonal differences?

    Didn’t mean for this to be perplexing and I understand the differences between types of instruments ie om vs mandola vs mandolin. Tou using in just on one instrument he it Om or mandola I was curious...
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    Tonal differences?

    OM or Mandola, I have a question. I have never played either in a guitar shape or traditional A or F shape, my question is tonally does the guitar shape vary much from a traditional? My idea of...
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    Re: Wood binding

    Ooopps! I saw and immediately replied! I will need to doctor up my Ibex now as well! Thanks and apologies for being repetitive!
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    Re: Wood binding

    I have some finger planes but non of them are that beautiful! Where or where did you get that? That is one beautiful instrument as well! Seems that with such an instrument you need to use a beautiful...
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    Re: Gal

    I am excited! I got my first magazine! I’m not leaving my couch for the next couple hours and I like how the supplemental has all the advertisements and I will read that whole thing as well!

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    Re: table top drill press

    Craigslist is great if you live where other people live. I'm outside Sioux Falls and the best i've seen on craigslist is an Intergram, never heard of them, a tool shop and an old hand cranked open...
  18. Re: Wrapping strings around tuners too many times restringing?

    Honestly why does this matter. I’m in the camp the fewer then better. I have had less than a turn before with no issues. I prefer about 1-1.5 it works for me. Do what works for you. If you have...
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    I only get more than a wrap when I mess up. I do a locking wrap wih the strong pulled up a bit and the hole for the tuner at an able from about 7-1 on one side and 11-5 on the other. I think it has...
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    Re: Post a picture of what's on your bench?

    Is that from the stash you got from the lady in the other side of the mountain! The violin guy who passed? That’s what one my OldWave Oval A. Best choice O made was when you asked me if I wanted you...
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    Re: Neck thickness??

    Interesting. I was looking at some pro builders websites and noticed some necks were thinner and got thicker. I just thought that was normal.
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    Re: Neck thickness??

    I might give an even neck a try or the same or experimentation. Thanks guys!
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    Re: Devastating floods in Kentucky

    Be safe! You're doing the work of an angel.
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    Neck thickness??

    I havenít tried yet but as an exercise and because I am wondering what is the negative effect on a player of having a thicker neck at the first fret? I was had a neck on a 10 string I made that had...
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    Re: Post a picture of what's on your bench?

    I used to fix medical equipment. So, how did that 3D printer work out? That was what you were assembling wasn’t it?
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