Hey Mike thanks for the welcome. I have just ordered a flatpicking essentials volume 1 by Tim May and hoping this will help my progress as I am brand new to flatpicking but am very anxious to learn. Have printed of lots of scales so far and watching a lot of youtube to get tips. Just trying to speed up my finger work for now.
Take care I'm sure your liking the weather alot better down in sunny California its been a depressing long.... winter up here this year, but spring is coming up you can feel it in the air only -5 today.
Hi Mike. Thanks for the welcome - looks like you're the official doorman :-) I'm looking forward to getting involved in the network. I've just been working on a (slow) version of East Tennessee Blue, might post it up once I find my way around this place!
a Collings is similar quality to my Fylde - tho the Collings are more expensive - but hey, I don't need an excuse to look at expensive guitars!!!! Yes I did omit to say, where, its Redding - CA. The trick for me will be finding a guitar that sounds good flatpicking/blugrass and finger picked folk.
"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…"
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Howdy. I'm a guitar maker and I got an inquiry from one Tim Allred on my contact form that I use on my website to try to cut down on spam. Unfortunately he didn't give a phone number and he gave an email address that will accept messages only from addresses that are on his list--which obviously mine is not. So my messages have all been returned to me. There are many Tim Allreds around. I noticed that this site has a member by that name, who is clearly interested in guitars, so I though…See More