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  1. Mel Bay code appears to be only for eBooks

    I cannot seem to get the 35% off to apply to print titles on Mel Bay. Looks like it only works for eBooks. Can someone confirm or am I doing something wrong?
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    Re: Picking faster?

    This could be your problem. Get a metronome. Play at 120. Then play at 90. Then try 124. Then play at 60. Then try 128. And so forth.
    Eventually you top out (and if you are lucking, this might be...
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    Re: Increasing Scale Exercise Speed

    Practice the tempos/rhythms you are likely to encounter in the music you play. And then practice slower tempos. And then practice faster tempos. And practice all of these tempos in different ways.
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    Re: Music Streaming service question...

    It's on the pricey side of streaming services, but I've been using Deezer for about 4 years now. A couple highlights:
    - Excellent catalog. Across most genres I or someone in my family is interested...
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    Re: Mandolin Secutity

    Not sure what your budget for security is, but as an alternative to a gun safe, you might consider an instrument humidor. I am sure you could get one that locks, but you may have to worry about...
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    Re: Training the Mind

    I think the thing to keep in mind is that when you practice, you are practicing more than apparent skill or task at hand. In addition to practicing technique, you are also practicing training your...
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    Re: Resisting the "Iron Maiden"

    A couple metronome tips that have helped me quite a bit in the last few months:

    Practice at slow, medium and fast tempos. Say you are comfortable with a passage or tune at 80 clicks but want to...
  8. Sticky: Re: An invitation for members to use their real name

    Please change my user name to Zac Hilbert.

    Thanks.
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