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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...
  4. 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!
  5. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
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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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    Re: Are tenor guitars slightly evil?

    I had the prowess of a vixen 40 years ago.
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    Re: Are tenor guitars slightly evil?

    He has English friends :)
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    Re: Hollow Body Electric Tenors

    I have turned a few basic tenors around like this Harmony.

    https://youtu.be/67qDJ2zBMEw
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    Re: How much will it sell for?

    Wow what a shame, hopefully you can find out what is going on ... I guess he wants to avoid the PayPal and eBay charges?
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    Re: How much will it sell for?

    I thought it might of gone for a little more but a good price nevertheless.
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    How much will it sell for?

    Looks fantastic, worth watching.....
  22. Re: DGBE (Chicago) Tuning: A and Bb/A# chords are weird

    Well I dont know where you live? They are available as singles in the Uk and quite common in GDAE tenor banjo sets.
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  23. Re: DGBE (Chicago) Tuning: A and Bb/A# chords are weird

    A good even tension set would be 12 16 20 30 but the blueridge is well braced for higher tension so 13 17 22 32 is a popular choice.
    You can try a wound B string in 16-17 to get an interesting sound.
  24. Re: What is Today the best Tenor guitar between 500$ => under 100

    Rob, You dont like the Ozark then?
    https://www.eaglemusicshop.com/prod/tenor-guitars/ozark-3616T-electro-resonator-tenor-guitar.htm
  25. Re: What is Today the best Tenor guitar between 500$ => under 100

    There will always be a limit as to what can be achieved with a small body and four strings, I don’t think tenor guitars are about huge volume.
    The session king tenor guitars offers a large body...
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