"Whatever you get, you should try to get one with removable reservoirs. The big Sears units are good and they sometimes go on sale at or around your budget. I removed the two internal plastic cannisters and replaced them with a float…"
"Howdy, Eric, Well, you can either be cool, like you. Or look cool, like me! :-) yes, Week 3 this year. Bob and I have to work the Canmore folk festival every year, so this dictates which week we have avail for PSGW. This year, it is week 3. For some…"
Hi Michael. After gallantly shouldering a banjo for a young lady all weekend at Blueberry, I concur.....Your neoprene straps are the real thing...okay so now i'm a wimp and consider i need one for my mando calton for an eastern trip at the start of sept. do you have one you could hold for me? Thanks Greg...by the way....nice suit!
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…"