"Hi, Bob...just now getting back to the site. Sorry I haven't responded sooner. My J-45 is a '42 according to Gibson's David Harvey. I would not part with it. Interesting that you have a Gallagher. I bought one in '78 - a GC-70.…"
"Hi, Sandy. I'm the guy (at your request) who sold Tom Ewing the old Kalamazoo mandolin that Bill Monroe used to play. Also - I created Case Notes - something you might be interested in offering to your customers. I offer dealer pricing by the…"
"Hey, Allen. I was a friend of Randy's, too. I'm from Thomasville, GA orginally and got to know Randy through his childhood friend Trent Howard from Dublin. Played at the benefit concert there when we raised about $10K for some of his…"
Found a solution to an often mentioned problem when having installed a piezo type bridge plate pickup transducer. The consensus of several Internet responders who have done this is that while the sound from strings 2 through 6 is good, the high e-string is way too quiet with no real ring, sustain, etc. Some have suggested moving the transducer for that string away from a brace, Adding a 4th transducer, a not so easy job, etc.I recently installed a JJB pickup (jjbelectronics) in a 40 year old…See More
I play two-thirds of a guitar. I have some wrist issues with fretting the 6th string. I enjoy finger picking but have been an avid follower of Flatpicking Guitar Magazine for about 6 years. I find Dan Huckabee's beginners arrangements great for the bari-uke. I have also found much of Adam Granger's work suits my DGBE tuning.I once took a class from Dan Miller in Palo Alto, California and he told me that his daughter was playing the baritone uke. I have e-mailed Adam about his new FGM…See More
"I have a left handed Blue Chip TAD 3R 40 pick and I find it a great pick to use, no scraping and quick on the strings. The only problem is that the tone is quite bass-y which is great for lead picking or Mandolin but not so good for rhythm…"