"Hi Stefan, congratulations on your new guitar. I have had my Gallagher " Doc Watson " for a couple of years now ( non signature ) I bought mine site unseen from Jon Garon , in Naples Florida after much debate over what I wanted in a guitar…"
"This will be my first year and I am sure looking forward to it , I may not learn much but I sure will pick alot ( mostly other people's brains ) hmmm lets see , guitars , check , banjo , check .. coffee maker and large can of Tim Hortons coffee…"
"Hi Ken .. just dropped in here to leave Dan a message about the current spammer on here , thought I'd say hi .. glad you weren't really snowed in .. I figured at first it was a joke but when other's started adding messages about…"
Doc Watson, Bryan Sutton, Tony Rice, Russ Barenberg, Cody Kilby, just to name a few ...
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Just got my New Gallagher " Doc Watson " from My Favorite Guitars ( Florida ) also play Garrison G 41 E ,. Yamaha FG 700S Nippon Gakki Red label ( vintage 70's ) Wish List ... , Vintage Martin , Bourgeois. Santa Cruz ect ect ..
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Just got my new Bourgeois Slope D " Banjo Killer " but somethings wrong ?? or maybe I don't swing it hard enough ... I still hear banjo's
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…"