"Hello: Happy New Year : I'm waiting for my Martin D-18 to arrive that I won on auction on E-bay acctually a kit from BLUES CREEK GUITARS a Christmas present I've always wanted to try building a guitar found a MARTIN STYLE…"
Norman Blake , Doc WATSON, TONY RICE. Scot Nygard J.P.CORMIER.
Favorite Flatpicking Tunes
Big Sciota,ST.Anne's Reel,Fisher's Hornpipe.General GARFIELD'S Hornpipe.
Tell us more about yourself (place a Bio here if you wish)
Flatpicking and finger picking guitarist; as well as banjo player.Interests in bluegrass folk celtic as well as playing some classical guitar.Fingerpicking in alternated tunnings.Some blues and slide playing.
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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
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