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  1. Re: Planetary tuners or guitar style on tenor banjo?

    This is obviously a personal thing, I love the look and feel of banjo pegs?
    You can get mini geared pegs too, I fit them to most new builds I make and I have been asked to fit them on the few...
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    Re: New second hand Kala

    Choosing and using the correct strings to match your preferred tuning and scale length can make a world of difference and is really worth the effort to get right.
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    Re: Building an electric tenor...

    Surely it would be a lot easier to take your Fender to a luthier?

    Guitars are made from wood and wood can move around a bit so i think you have to except slight variation from one to another?
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    Re: Eddy Davis passes away

    That is sad, i watched many of his videos !
  5. Re: A quick and inexpensive way to try the tenor guitar

    In the U.K. too, you could not buy the parts for that price!...
  6. Re: Steve Knightly talks about his approach to Tenor guitsr

    Now we have Phil from the band with his tenor guitar show...

    https://youtu.be/VAMTNnzpFAI
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    Re: Conversion from cheap 6 string

    In theory a nylon classical guitar is a better donor than a steel string due the overall string tension used.
    Most nylon string sets designed for a six string are around 80lb total, most steel...
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    Re: Conversion from cheap 6 string

    Cool, well done!
  9. Re: Steve Knightly talks about his approach to Tenor guitsr

    Show of hands have dozens of videos they are very well known in the U.K. Phil Beer, the guy with the beard, often swaps instruments during their performances and he also does a great one man show.
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  10. Re: Steve Knightly talks about his approach to Tenor guitsr

    Interesting tuning ! Thing is he can play virtually anything extremely well, I love Show of Hands and I have been lucky to see them numerous times at our locale folk club over the last 30 years.
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    Re: Nasty string buzz on Fender Tele

    Just tune it up a notch, tighten the strings and see if that makes any difference.
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    Re: Vintage Viaten Tenor Guitars?

    This is quite an old thread, there might be more info about this guitar elsewhere or the forum but it has a small body and a 22’’ scale so you will need quite a thick G string.
    I would try the...
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    Re: Tenor GDAE chord positions

    I started with Irish tenor banjo and played banjo for quite a few years without hardly ever playing more than a two finger chord.
    About 6-7 years back I moved over to tenor guitar and bought various...
  14. Thread: New tenor

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    Re: New tenor

    Hmm unusual for them to be cheaper in the U.K. $580 for the 40T (490) .
  15. Thread: New tenor

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    Re: New tenor

    How much is a BR 40t in the states?

    It is not just that model Blueridge that has seen price hikes, at least where I live all their guitars have gone up in price.
    Personally I think they have...
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    Re: Cheap & Cheerfull Tenor Conversion question

    On a slightly different note, you should be able to find loads of second hand cheap classical guitars, eBay, charity shops, Facebook, carboot sales....
    The last time I asked my friends on Facebook...
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    Re: Cheap & Cheerfull Tenor Conversion question

    Well the fretboard might come off it depends on what type of glue was used, you will need a hot air gun and a scraper to find out!

    I have cut down more necks than I can remember and to be honest...
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    Re: Cheap & Cheerfull Tenor Conversion question

    I am not sure if I quite get that but won’t you have a steep taper and still have a wide saddle spacing?
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    Re: Cheap & Cheerfull Tenor Conversion question

    Just cut it down in place with a mini grinder, frets and all, only takes a few minutes to do!
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    Re: Alternate Reality Fender Tenor Tele

    Yes but Eagle sell the puretone strings as singles anyway, I use them for every steel string I use.
    They do wound strings in .16 upwards....
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    Re: Alternate Reality Fender Tenor Tele

    Most tenor banjo sets won’t have a heavy enough G string, best to use guitar singles or use a banjo set with and just buy a 42 G string.
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    Re: New Eastwood/Airline tenor coming

    I am with mojocaster ... that is one ugly mother!
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    Re: 8-string tenor guitar

    Yes I can remember both those threads, I believe Saga said the guitar was safe for 100lb

    Als conversion was a real eye opener I think he had 140lb total although I believe he did have some trouble...
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    Re: Alternate Reality Fender Tenor Tele

    400 = $520 .... how much are they selling for in he States ?
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    Re: GDAE steel string Baritone ukulele

    Christine, most baritone ukuleles are designed to use quite low tension strings around 50lb those thomasik strings are way over that!
    My test show 67lb total!
    It is quite easy and cheap to set up a...
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