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    Another unusual one on U.K. eBay

    Someone put a lot of effort in to building this one.......
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    Re: Dubova tenor guitar

    Well it depends where you want the bridge and how long the scale is but if you want a 23” scale with the bridge in the middle lower bout, then there will be an optimum size.
    21’’ scale normally have...
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    Re: Harley Benton Tenor

    Well done how does it work for you?
  4. Thread: Gibson TG-1

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    Re: Gibson TG-1

    [QUOTE=HQentity;1802996]The gorgeous guitar arrived yesterday and my fingers are red raw from all the playing!

    One thing I spotted was a hairline crack from the bridge to the bottom of the lower...
  5. Thread: Gibson TG-1

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    Re: Gibson TG-1

    I am glad you are happy with you purchase and enjoying playing it, did you incur any import duties or VAT?
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    Re: Intonation on Blueridge BR-60T

    Lovely guitars, good set up and some string choice experiments will see you very happy once all sorted.
    The Blueridge can take quite heavy strings if that is your thing but for GDAE I would...
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    Re: Lot of tenors on U.K. eBay

    I will send him a message and try to find out a bit more......
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    Re: Lot of tenors on U.K. eBay

    The bids went up to 130 but did not reach the reserve.
    If he adds a postage option and quotes the scale length I think it would sell easily!
    190575
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    Re: Lot of tenors on U.K. eBay

    I dont get why he has put pick up only especially with covid around!
    In any case pick up only sales, always go for far less than postage sales so you could get a bargain.
    It is an interesting...
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    Lot of tenors on U.K. eBay

    The market is always going up and down but there has been lots of tenors for sale in the last few weeks.
    I saw this one come up yesterday ........
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    Re: tenor guitar strings for GDAE tunning

    A bit loose perhaps but should be Ok
    12p 18w 30w 45w is a nice set and what i use or 13 20 30 46 if you want a bit more tension but it might depend on your guitars make and model and your playing...
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    Re: Tunings and string gauges

    There are already hundreds and hundreds of post on here about string choice ....
    Firstly ... it is still very popular to tune CGDA on 23’’ tenor guitars and tenor banjos and has been for a long...
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    Re: Tunings and string gauges

    Well try and get you head around this as it is surprising but a .9 tuned to A on a 23# scale will be close to its natural breaking strain but... so will a .10 or a .12 or a .20
    The thicker strings...
  14. Re: Steve Knightly talks about his approach to Tenor guitsr

    Ha ha i often carry one in my pocket especially around this time of year (Christmas) but never mastered playing guitar and harp at the same time!
  15. Re: Steve Knightly talks about his approach to Tenor guitsr

    Here is another one from Steve....

    https://youtu.be/m7reGk1XqVo
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    Re: Alternate Reality Fender Tenor Tele

    Hi Huck yep sold the blueridge 40t but i have kept one of my own made 21’’ scale tenors and a harmony baritone uku tuned in 5ths plus two tenor banjos .
    I also have a half finished tenor guitar in...
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    Re: Alternate Reality Fender Tenor Tele

    Rob, there is such a limited market in the UK and it is so easy to flood it.
    i have sold around 20 tenors this year, that is most of my collection and found it really hard to get half of what i...
  18. Re: Fingering by Mandolin player for new tenor guitar

    I think you should just carry on as you are, you may find that over time you will naturally start to use all your fingers In a different way.
    I know several superb tenor guitar players who prefer...
  19. Re: What's the difference between Tenor and guitar tuned in fifth

    I have tried a few times but found that anything that could actually be tuned to pitch felt very unstable and volatile at full scale.
    One way is to use all six strings but use CC GDAE but that...
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    Re: tenor guitar strings for GDAE tunning

    Hi Rick, you are a bit secretive about your guitar but if it is a new model or a good condition vintage 23 scale then the chances are it will sound great a feel great with a set made up with a...
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    Re: Current classified ad for 1956 Martin 0 18T

    The bLueridge is a great guitar, whether a vintage Martin will sound or perform better may well be a personal opinion or may depend on the individual guitar.
    There is for some people, a certain...
  22. Thread: New tenor

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    Re: New tenor

    Looks really nice.....
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    Re: just starting out - what are my string options?

    You have two guitars tune one in 5ths and one in 4ths.
    Strings are cheap enough, buy sets or buy guitar singles.
    There are also plenty of books and videos for mandolin .. maybe more than baritone...
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    Re: just starting out - what are my string options?

    Well you can have hours of innocent fun getting to grips with a string tension calculator Like this one http://www.mcdonaldstrings.com/stringxxiii.html
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    Re: just starting out - what are my string options?

    Ok from the beginning ... tenor guitars are quite sensitive to string choice but that only applies if you really want to get the best from them.
    If you choose to use nylon strings, you may achieve...
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