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  1. Thread: string question

    by ampeep
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    plunker, here's a link that discusses the...

    plunker, here's a link that discusses the question that you had. Maybe try extra high tension classical strings.
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    Hi Dave, Looks like two of your existing amps...

    Hi Dave,

    Looks like two of your existing amps could handle your new bass.

    You must have done something really good to be the recipient of all this musical good karma! 😊

    Have fun with all...
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    Insula, it's been a few years since I did that...

    Insula, it's been a few years since I did that but driving from Hilo to Kona will probably take btwn 2 to 3 hrs each way. So would not recommend day trips to Kona.
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    Am wondering why you'd want to do this? From the...

    Am wondering why you'd want to do this? From the photos, looks like he moved the top 3 strings downward several spots. Couldn't you just ignore the 3 higher strings?

    Curious about the benefits...
  5. Mike, take care & hope you have a speedy recovery.

    Mike, take care & hope you have a speedy recovery.
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    Hi Dave, What kind of amp do you use with your...

    Hi Dave,
    What kind of amp do you use with your electric guitars? Depending on what you have & donít play too loud, could use your amp. (& save ££!)

    Rhythm & timing is more important when playing...
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    Hi Dave, I play a Terada classical guitar and...

    Hi Dave,

    I play a Terada classical guitar and Peavey Dyna-bass.

    The Ibanez GSR200 is an inexpensive bass that is well made, sounds good & easy to play. If something happened to my Peavey, I...
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    I currently use my Blackstar Fly3 bass amp for...

    I currently use my Blackstar Fly3 bass amp for almost about all practices & gigs. Only used my Fender Rumble 40 twice where I connected to the PA via XLR.

    After hearing/trying mine, two bass...
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    Hi Dave, Thing have certainly changed in the...

    Hi Dave,

    Thing have certainly changed in the 40 years since the original 5-0! Used to work in a market & Jack Lord would occasionally come in to get groceries.

    I commend you daughter in...
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    Dave, no apologies needed. Superstition is a...

    Dave, no apologies needed. Superstition is a tough song to play, especially solo - seems very different from your other songs. BTW, great jobs with your videos!

    My UK connection is limited to my...
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    Wombat3, thanks for sharing your video. ...

    Wombat3, thanks for sharing your video.

    Seems like so many artists in Hawaii have been passing away recently (Betty Lou Taylor, Larry Fukunaga, Eddie Kamae, Roland Cazimero, Ernie Cruz and Eddie...
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    Stevie Wonder's version might be tough to do w/o...

    Stevie Wonder's version might be tough to do w/o a keyboard & horn section. SRV's version might be easier on electric guitar.

    https://youtu.be/xX-GJ46kiCo
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    bellgamin, good to hear that you found something...

    bellgamin, good to hear that you found something that will work for you.
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    Papa Tom, your comment about multiple ukes...

    Papa Tom, your comment about multiple ukes sounding like a factory with machines grinding away just cracked me up!! I feel like that sometimes when playing with a bigger group.

    Like Sabantien...
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    I started playing with a few uke groups about a...

    I started playing with a few uke groups about a year and a half ago & we play 1x/week at an adult day care center & occasionally elsewhere.

    My Mom passed away last Feb & the folks at the day care...
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    Yes, electric guitars sound very different from...

    Yes, electric guitars sound very different from acoustics. However, I suggest taking a look at the Yamaha Silent Guitars. They're electrics, but sound very much like acoustics.
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    Congratulations! I find it hard to believe that...

    Congratulations! I find it hard to believe that youíve never been in a group before.

    Didnít realize that there are country bands in the UK.

    Saw your Eko 12 string in your sig; a frend of mine...
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    Savarez Classical Strings

    Prior to joining a local uke group, I hadn't played my classical guitar in years (the frets were all green!) Bought it new 37 year ago w/ cardboard case for $100. It's a Terada that was made in...
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    lizalele, that was one of the nicest classical...

    lizalele, that was one of the nicest classical guitar performances I've ever seen! Great job!
  20. Thread: Bass amps

    by ampeep
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    Maybe get one of those 4-wheeled luggage carts...

    Maybe get one of those 4-wheeled luggage carts for carrying the Rumble 200? Used it for my Roland & now for my Fender.

    Had a Roland Super Cube 60 Bass amp 1x12 that I had for the last 30 yrs. ...
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    Got a chance to play with John again this past...

    Got a chance to play with John again this past Sunday at a care home gig. He showed me how to play his gas can bass - put my left foot on the can & place the neck onto it. Can change the key based...
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    UkerDanno & Laura have very different ways; am...

    UkerDanno & Laura have very different ways; am still curious about what others do.
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    Ed, have you played with your group yet? If so,...

    Ed, have you played with your group yet? If so, an curious about how it went.

    UkerDanno, can your U-bass be heard unamped?
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    That's a good way of putting the info down! ...

    That's a good way of putting the info down! Waaay easier than reading music since it's movable if the key changes. Thanks for the info.
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    I like your notation; easy to read! Was...

    I like your notation; easy to read! Was wondering how you handle more complex parts like 'All About the Bass'? You & Tom did a good job of playing together on that song.
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