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  1. Thread: New tenor

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    Re: New tenor

    Thanks for the update!
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    Re: Nylon strings on Blueridge BR40T?

    While I very much agree with this post... I am brought back to many years ago when I owned this lovely Shenandoah (by Martin) little parlor guitar. Certainly a steel string, guitar but at this stage...
  3. Re: Bought Blueridge 40-T half price on Amazon -Can't find any is

    Excellent deal, congrats!! I’d be lying if I said I wasn’t jealous. That Amazon - there are some good deals to be found there if you look around.
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    Kala tenors back in stock

    Just a quick note - just received an email that Kala tenor guitars are back in stock...
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    Re: Building an electric tenor...

    I was going to recommend cbgitty as well, didn’t know they didn’t have any 14mm spaced bridges. 14mm seems like an oddity - what typically comes in that spacing with four strings?
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    Re: Building an electric tenor...

    They look great! You pretty much took advantage of the full neck width when you redid the string spacing. Wonderful!
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    Re: Building an electric tenor...

    Would love to see photos, tymbrewolf!!
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    Re: New second hand Kala

    I have not added a pick guard, but I am thinking about it. I just recently purchased the Kala so can't comment how it is standing up without one. However, I have used picks for years on guitars...
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    Re: New second hand Kala

    Thanks for the tip, Huck - looks like a very close fit. I will have to give the Baby Taylor SKB case a try...

    Hello subby13 - I have not played the Blueridge but I would imagine it might likely...
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    Re: New second hand Kala

    On another note - did they discontinue the Kala hard shell cases for these? I seen a thread where Groth Music used to have them but do not see them anymore on their website. If they are not making...
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    Re: New second hand Kala

    Thank you, Huck - this helped greatly!! Very useful information. I am curious how the wound A string would feel in the GDAE set. I reckon I am very used to a plain string in that position. I...
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    Re: New second hand Kala

    Thanks, Mace. I am going to try GDAE on it next before settling on it or DGBE (in which the set you mentioned should work perfect). I will try a custom gauge set based on the thread I seen here on...
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    New second hand Kala

    Well... itís been a long time in the works but I finally got my first actual tenor guitar - the well known Kala KA-GTR. Now, I have a couple pseudo conversions (a Taylor 214 Deluxe and a Seagull...
  14. Thread: GDAD tuning

    by bsfloyd
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    Re: GDAD tuning

    Thanks for the video, Rob! I enjoyed it very much. Very nice song!! I assume you were using GDAD in this tune? Everything sounded great.

    When I mentioned this tuning in the first post, I was...
  15. Thread: GDAD tuning

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    GDAD tuning

    I've been seeing a good amount of GDAD tuning mentioned here and there, much related to irish playing. To those that currently use this tuning, are you using it more for backing rhythm or solo...
  16. Thread: New tenor

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    Re: New tenor

    I hope not too long, I really have my eye on this. Having missed out on the last batch of Kala tenors in stock, even more so...
  17. Re: A quick and inexpensive way to try the tenor guitar

    I guess don’t expect too much from it and you won’t be let down.

    I was about to pull the plug on a Kala tenor guitar with coupon code and they went out of stock the same evening. Was considering...
  18. A quick and inexpensive way to try the tenor guitar

    Hello all. Though certainly not a high quality instrument, but perhaps a cheap inexpensive way to try our the tenor guitar. While I have no experience with this exact product, I have tried their...
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    Re: Magic Fluke Flea Mandolin

    I too have a couple ukuleles strung in fifths (a Martin and a Pono), and I like them for what they are - east on the fingers and soft on the ears. I just thought having the floating bridge would be...
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    Magic Fluke Flea Mandolin

    Hello all! Has anyone gotten around to trying out the newish Magic Fluke Flea mandolin yet? Curious to hear feedback on this one... Might make a good traveler? Thanks!
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    Re: Pliable fretting strings

    Thanks for the added replies!! I will look up the sets mentioned.
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    Re: Pliable fretting strings

    Are the EFW-74’s and TI Mittels still heavier feeling than a standard extra light set of something?
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    Re: Pliable fretting strings

    Thanks for the suggestions, everyone! I will look into all mentioned sets...
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    Pliable fretting strings

    Hello all! With a professional, well setup mandolin - what would be the easiest fretting string set? I know from the guitar world, silk and steel or silk and bronze fit this bill. In the non silk...
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    Re: Nylon string GDAE

    I have read that the Aquila 31U CGDA set for concert ukulele can be used on a baritone scale instrument in GDAE octave mandolin tuning. I have not tried this personally, just something I read about...
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