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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...
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    Re: New tenor

    Hmm unusual for them to be cheaper in the U.K. $580 for the 40T (490) .
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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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    Re: Tenor Guitar Gallery & Sightings

    I did a bit more research and even joined a fan group on Facebook but no more details about the guitar however I did learn that Kirk was a talented tenor banjo player and a pretty good trumpet player...
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    Re: Tenor Guitar Gallery & Sightings

    I did a bit of searching but with no conclusive results although one source suggested a Kay model with a Birch top and two separate sources suggested a base model Harmony that had been blinged up by...
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    Re: Tenor Guitar Gallery & Sightings

    Yeah and it is a nice looking guitar but I don’t know who made it?
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    Re: Tenor Guitar Gallery & Sightings

    https://m.youtube.com/watch?fbclid=IwAR09n6QA_lRn2YcsmfsQoE_R3v1BzzVt9hV jTzHjAugPIeKW6vtzrP8O9_Q&v=AkjTGCrLvAU
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    Re: GDAE steel string Baritone ukulele

    So I changed the .10 E string to the .14 in fact I would say it sounds better as the string is not so high pitched but it does feel tight under the fingers.
    With that format we have approximately 14...
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    Re: Tenor Guitar Gallery & Sightings

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    Re: GDAE steel string Baritone ukulele

    Well I did try the strings on my 20 Harmony ukulele, I used the 10 the 18 the 31 and the 38 but I am not over keen on the effect, the 10 is much louder that the other strings and the 38 is to weak ....
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    Re: GDAE steel string Baritone ukulele

    Well I put the strings on my Yamaha six string, certainly a different experience!
    Beautifully made strings that really ring out and look great but... it just changes the guitar into something...
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    Re: GDAE steel string Baritone ukulele

    I ran Toms suggested string choice through my tension measuring device and got this ...
    14 = 17.2lb
    .24 = 20.90
    .31 = 16.93
    .38 = 12.5lb
    Total around 67lb

    I think 10 18 31 38 might be a...
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    Re: One more which tuning is best?

    The Blueridge is a nicely made instrument, GDAE is a nice tuning that I feel suits the guitar and the scale length, you will only need minor adjustments to the nut and saddle .
    The G is the most...
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    Re: Tenor String Set for GDAE

    I don’t anything has changed in recent years ... anyway you have a fair bit of leeway with the Blueridge .... 12p 18w 30w 45w is my choice, I think you can get 13 20 30 42 as a set but honestly...
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