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  1. Re: mandolin same tuning as a tenor banjo?

    Thanks for all the input guys, as a few have said, i will just purchase a tenor banjo instead of trying to tune the 5 string into a tenor, i may as well just do it right...
  2. Re: mandolin same tuning as a tenor banjo?

    thanks..yeah you may be right, i may be wasting my time

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    thats a good point, thanks
  3. mandolin same tuning as a tenor banjo?

    Hiya Guys, i hope nobody minds me asking this question about banjos and mandolins, i have been into my mandolin nearly a year now, and i am making nice steady progress, but i have just realised that...
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    Re: Dirty old town tab

    Without a doubt JPS, but i feel i may slightly embarrass myself after i said i was quite pleased with it, i am only three months in dont forget lol
    what the best way to do it? take a picture of my...
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    Re: Dirty old town tab

    Thanks Jps, well i have worked it out after a short while, i'm quite pleased with myself actually, it doesnt sound too bad, i just have to play it fluently now lol
    one part that i think was wrong...
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    Re: Dirty old town tab

    Thanks for the input Bob, i have looked at a few tunes from that page and quite a few seem to be somewhat cobbled together, i know the "dirty old town" tune and i am sure its not right, but it does...
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    Dirty old town tab

    Hiya guya, I hope you are all well..
    I am three months into my playing, so quite a novice, i have come across this tab for "dirty old town"...
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    Re: Galway Girl (Steve Earle) Questions

    thanks, great link
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    Re: Galway Girl (Steve Earle) Questions

    Thanks Ed...yeah, i guess your right, i need to some hours playing under my belt, get a feel for it and not just doing it by numbers so to speak..thanks for the link, i will have a good look at that...
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    Re: Galway Girl (Steve Earle) Questions

    Guys, i have found this tab what i have been practising, its sounds pretty good when i play it, but i need a little help here guys, although i can just about play this tab, i am really struggling to...
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    Re: slipping plectrum

    Thanks Polecat, i have just started to use something called Blu tack, and it seems to help me a lot, its a reusable putty-like pressure-sensitive adhesive produced by Bostik, it gives me quite a good...
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    Re: slipping plectrum

    Thanks for all your posts guys, its all very much appreciated, it sounds like you all had this problem at one time..
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    Re: slipping plectrum

    what size picks are you guys using, and do you use a lot? i seem to be going through 0.5 quite quick
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    Re: slipping plectrum

    Yeah, i hope it comes with time..
    i wouldnt mind too much at home, i can st
    I am on stage at an open mic next week, me and a cousing on guitar are doing a spot...i have the fear of god that i will...
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    Re: slipping plectrum

    Thanks Jeff, i was actually thinking about roughing the surface up some way
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    Slipping plectrum

    I am nearly two months into my playing, and i think i am doing okay, but one part of my playing that i am struggling with is my plectrum, when i start to strum it moves about between my finger and...
  17. Re: How many tunes is too much to start with?

    Yeah, I have started going to an open mic night once a month, gonna have a bash at Maggie May with my cousin on guitar, we need a couple of meet ups before the big night tho, he is about the same...
  18. Re: How many tunes is too much to start with?

    yeah, thanks guys, i think thats what i will do, cut it down a little, but you know what its like when you are first starting, you want to play everything lol
  19. How many tunes is too much to start with?

    Hiya guys and gals.
    I am bout one month into my mandolin learning, i have about 5 tunes that i am trying to learn, and about three strum patterns that i am trying to perfect, what your views, should...
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    Re: Maggie May - tutorial

    now that sounds like a much easier way to play it, thanks i will give that a try
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    Re: Maggie May - tutorial

    Hiya Sonic and Mark..
    firstly let me apologise for hijacking this thread, i am really sorry,
    I think my problem has been that i was trying to work from two sources. i started off with the one by...
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    Re: Maggie May - tutorial

    Thanks Sonic, how do you mean mute the e? sorry but i am only two weeks into playing
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    Re: Maggie May - tutorial

    I have been working with this video, i know its for the guitar, but i like to see the chords and hear the music playing, so i just try and play along, but one thing i am struggling with is the f#m...
  24. Sticky: Re: Invitation for users to use their real name

    me too..
    Dean Campbell
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    Re: strumming help

    Thanks Mark, that is a great for a novice
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