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    Re: Recording King ROST-7-TS - part 1

    Interesting thread. Only contribution I can make is I like a wound A (in GDAE) on a tenor, it sounds a lot better to me than a PS A when strumming chords.

    Means I have to buy custom strings...
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    Re: Tenor tuning - EBF#C#?

    I had been playing in lower tunings this week with the wrong strings (too floppy!) so I decided to try restringing. I didn't have the right strings around for FCGD, but I had the right ones to pull...
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    Re: Martin 0-18T8 8 string tenor

    Yes, but Pono has more shallow body and shorter scale length. I can't say I really like the sound though.
    I'd probably expect more bouzouki / Andy Irwine sound from longer scale and deeper body of...
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    Re: Tenor Guitar Gallery & Sightings

    Love the Scatman.....
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    Re: Hollow Body Electric Tenors

    I love my Earnest ES-125 3/4 Conversion!


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7K0o3Ec1kuI

    Thanks,
    Baron
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    New Parlour King tenor video up!

    Christian and Martin came down to see the the other week and we had a fine afternoon, lots of tunes, lots of tea and plenty of laughs.

    I got the video camera out and shot a few tunes. Here we go -...
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    Re: Good mandolin choice for woman with small hands

    Here is something to try before you spend money on a new instrument.

    I "discovered" that the distance from my thumb to my pinky is not as long as the distance from my pinky to my thumb. I am dead...
  8. Re: New and recent Tenor, best than vintage Martin's and Gibson ?

    i can tell you that my '59 Martin o-18t is huge sound wise. I have a high end modern tenor (Mcilroy) which is lovely, but the martin has age and played-in-ness.

    the O-18t has so much mojo - hard...
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    Re: Irish tenor banjo

    I just went through this journey. I talked to a lot of builders and music stores. If you want a more modern instrument you basically have to order one, get lucky and find a used one (Big Thanks...
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    The way you look tonight

    I used to spend a lot of time on this arrangement. And I revisited it a couple days ago and finished it up. Let me know what you think... link below

    https://youtu.be/gm3dtR4v6x4
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    Re: F style Ukulele ?

    Still waiting for my F Style Baritone Uke. Almost two months now.

    It's behind schedule, but there is a world wide pandemic going on after all.
    Hard to complain.

    I asked Bruce to send me some...
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    Re: Are People Buying Less Mandolins Now?

    and I was just captivated with this one last night, sent thru weekly Gryphone email
    https://shop.gryphonstrings.com/products/5-string-open-back-bart-reiter-banjo-dobaphone-11-new-56233

    I like...
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    Eddy Davis passes away

    Somehow I didn't know about Eddy until this morning when a friend mentioned him. He died on April 9 from complications due to Covid-19. One obit is here. Another is here.

    He is known for his tenor...
  14. Re: A quick and inexpensive way to try the tenor guitar

    Just an additional thought, but anyone entertaining the thought of buying one of these should probably look at it more as a steel string baritone ukulele more so than a tenor guitar - size wise.
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    Re: Seagull steel ukulele

    Standard Mandolin.
    Nobody tried it with this instrument?
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    Re: Conversion from cheap 6 string

    After a few weeks, I'm making a few modifications to the tenor conversion. Here is a before and after (I don't have any photos pre-tenor conversion. Whoops!)

    Here it is right after conversion:...
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    Celtic lockdown!

    Just saw this video on Adam Rhodes' site:


    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kz-J-6wMrNw

    Adam features about halfway through with his Forster guitar bouzouki Glad I could contribute.

    Great...
  18. New Session King guitar-octave mandolin on the bench

    This is the third instrument for Jim, who plays in Australian band "Midnight Oil." Its a Session King, guitar bodied octave mandlin with mahogany back and sides, and a torrefied sitka soundboard.
    ...
  19. Re: Beautiful and Rare Gibson Tenor (NFI) (Owned by Dawg!)

    Here is a video of "The Ten Fingered Tzar of the Tenor Guitar" playing one...

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3RRCuBVDYXw

    Sounds pretty good and I love the look.
  20. Lowell Levinger - Somebody Loves You Darling

    Interesting (at least to me) 5-string.
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    Re: Tenor GDAE chord positions

    At some point, in order to really maximize my use of a GDAE-tuned, longer-scale instrument, I started filling a notebook with my own "chord book." I went to one of those websites which allow you to...
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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: Royall Tenor Resonator

    A new listing for a parlor sized tenor...

    https://www.ebay.com/itm/Royall-Nickel-Finish-Parlor-Size-Tenor-Resonator-Guitar/114158384532?hash=item1a945eb594:g:3wEAAOSwbkReelzA

    Looks interesting,...
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    Re: Tenor Guitar Gallery & Sightings

    The Addams Family Meets a Beatnik.

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    Re: Ntgd

    https://i189.photobucket.com/albums/z215/mandocaster/63ECC3BC-1F14-460A-A2FF-138BA8B07596_zpspj2h7ybs.jpeg
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