Hey Coy, nowadays I am playing a plain jane D-18, also got an old Guild G-37 to satisfy my Maple tendancies. Been doing a lot of clawhammer lately. Still no dice on Kamp. Too bad I would love to pick with you and see 'the' 18.
Croatian Jam! That's one your likely to have over me for a long while. Ain't been to Croatia since... well... never. It's cool knowing that you can travel halfway round the world and meet with a FlatpickL pal.
Thanks Coy. We actually had car trouble once in Tucumcari, but for the song, it didn't hurt that it rhymed with "Mary.." :() Hope to see you guys soon. Say hey to George Butterfield if you get a chance.
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…"