A group dedicated to those who use Red Bear picks. We'll share news from the Red Bear shop, talk about maintaining your pick in top shape, getting different tones from your Red Bear picks, announce new colors and anything else pertaining to your pick
"Hey folks, checking in after a loooong absence. I'm still working on the Essentials, but they've blocked the "ning" network at work, so I've been absent from discussions.
I've completed #2 recently. I'm going to…"
"Hi Todd! Thanks for adding me as your friend. I am really enjoying this group thing on FE1. I try to read all of the comments and, then take and try what others are doing to see if it helps me. I am going to look for the Jeff Troxel's book you…"
Hi Todd! Thanks for adding me as your friend. I am really enjoying this group thing on FE1. I try to read all of the comments and, then take and try what others are doing to see if it helps me. I am going to look for the Jeff Troxel's book you mentioned, since I could use help improving the accuracy of my right hand...Tony
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…"