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    Re: Eastwood MRG F-5 Shaped Tenor Guitar

    You think that looks good Rob? - Look at this - I see an Octave Mandolin in my near future.
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    Guitar body sized OM for $550. If all checks out with the tenor, I may have to turn this into an...
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    Eastwood MRG F-5 Shaped Tenor Guitar

    Eastwood My Rare Guitar series 23" scale tenor guitar:
    https://eastwoodguitars.com/products/mrg-tenor?variant=32186367737941

    "Semi-hollow (tone-chambered) body gives this model more depth and...
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    Re: Eastwood Mando Guitar

    Verne - Have you seen the new My Rare Guitar series tenor yet?

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    Body: Maple Top, Tone Chambered Mahogany
    Colours: Sunburst, Walnut
    Pickups: Dual Hofner...
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    Re: Alternate Reality Fender Tenor Tele

    The guitar in the top video above sold for the $1000 he throws out there at the end of the video.

    https://reverb.com/item/35629645

    According to Reverb's Price Guide: one sold four days ago for...
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    Re: Andy Manson electric tenor

    I see you got your Kestrel back. Can you post some pictures of the new scratchplate by any chance?

    Cheers,
    Huck
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    Re: Eastwood Serial Numbers

    Cheers Rob,
    My Astrojet is Wine Red no Bigsby. I really like mine.

    Huck
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    Re: Eastwood Serial Numbers

    Hi Chip,

    I can't answer definitively, but I'm with you - I just assumed the first two numbers represented the year.

    I bought my Astrojet used, it starts with a 15 serial number and that was...
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    Re: Alternate Reality Fender Tenor Tele

    Hope everyone is well.

    Too much time on my hands. ~o)

    Some interesting YouTube videos of the Tenor Tele:


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i7doCdvnbi4
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    Re: String Tension of Silk and steel strings

    apdapd,

    Aim for around 20 lbs. per string to start. Go up or down from there to find what works best for you.

    80 lbs. total is just a benchmark.

    Theoretically, although probably warranty...
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    Re: String Tension of Silk and steel strings

    Low G: G3 C4 E4 A4 @ 21.5" scale.

    One possibility: 10-13-16-24w

    0.0100 in. 20.55 lbs
    0.0130 in. 19.49 lbs
    0.0160 in. 18.60 lbs
    0.0240 in. 20.79 lbs
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    Re: Current classified ad for 1956 Martin 0 18T

    For your consideration, a Kala 21.5" scale tenor:

    https://kalabrand.com/products/ka-gtr
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    Search this forum and I think you will find a positive consensus.

    Good luck! I am enjoying...
  12. Thread: what's this?

    by Huck
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    Re: what's this?

    Link doesn't work Andy.
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    Re: Electric & Acoustic Tenor Guitar String Gauges

    Okay Rob let's try and work this out.

    To answer your questions:

    I like either an even (balanced) tension across the fretboard or slightly progressive. Progressive meaning the bass side is a...
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    Re: Electric & Acoustic Tenor Guitar String Gauges

    To show different tensions at different string gauges for 23" scale Nickel Wound CGDA (balanced):

    8's
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    0.0120 in. 15.08 lbs
    0.0200 in. 15.58...
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    Re: Electric & Acoustic Tenor Guitar String Gauges

    Rob,

    Can't tell if your joking or not so here goes my BASIC string knowledge.

    Using D'Addario's String Tension Pro

    Comparing the same set of strings over two scale lengths (standard 6-string...
  16. Thread: New tenor

    by Huck
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    Re: New tenor

    eBay seller has a dozen pictures up. Gives a good representation.

    https://www.ebay.com/itm/NEW-Recording-King-Dirty-30s-ROST-7-TS-Tenor-Guitar/164366945985?hash=item2645088ec1:g:I8AAAOSwIB9fUR99
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    Re: Electric & Acoustic Tenor Guitar String Gauges

    Rob,
    You could try going down to an 8 on the A string and a balanced set of 15/16 pounds per string.

    8-12-20w-30 ~63lbs. Total tension.
  18. Thread: New tenor

    by Huck
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    Re: New tenor

    Video from Recording King:



    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4M-_CQZsBwY
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    Re: just starting out - what are my string options?

    I wanted to add - I too have a Monterey archhtop ('57). It is tuned OM/Irish tuning - GDAE.

    A mix-up at the guitar shop set it up as such, instead of standard tenor tuning - CGDA. Well at least I...
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    Re: Electric & Acoustic Tenor Guitar String Gauges

    A recommendation for a 23" scale acoustic - Chicago tuning.
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    Re: just starting out - what are my string options?

    Tiny Grimes famously played jazz in Chicago tuning (D3 G3 B3 E4) which is the same as the four highest strings of a guitar and the same as a baritone ukulele (barring high D and re-entrant) tuning....
  22. Thread: New tenor

    by Huck
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    Re: New tenor

    From Reverb seller eVillage Music: "These are now available, in stock and shipping."

    https://reverb.com/item/34563513-recording-king-rost-7-ts-tenor-guitar-tobacco-sunburst-in-stock-and-shipping
  23. Re: Used Eastwood Astrojet Tenor at Guitar Center $350

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  24. Used Eastwood Astrojet Tenor at Guitar Center $350

    Guitar Center Louisville has a red Eastwood Astrojet Tenor for sale - $350 used.

    If I didn't already have one, I'd buy this.

    Seems like a good price.
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    Re: New used cheapo 5 string partscaster

    Looks great, I hope it brings you a lot of enjoyment.

    Glad to read that Jake got your electric tenor wiring straightened out as well.


    Huck
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