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String selection for DAD tuning

Hi, I'm struggling to find the best combination of strings for DAD tuning (which really suits my voice) I have tried several combinations w…

Started by steve buckingham

7 Jul 16, 2014
Reply by Ice Bob

Tip for finding chords on a 3 or 4 string guitar in any tuning

Hi, The chord generator application on the  web page entitled "Theo's Banjo Chord Generator" (see link hereunder) calculates and displays a…

Started by Serge Hulne

0 Jun 22, 2013

5 string tuning

my neighbor wants me to build him a cbg with 5 strings no bottom e string. He wants to tune it like a regular guitar eadgb. Does anyone kno…

Started by Cin wel

3 Jun 21, 2013
Reply by Cin wel

Chords

I have been looking for a decent chord calculator for transposing to and from different tunings, different numbers of strings, completely d…

Started by Mark Bliss

8 Apr 25, 2013
Reply by Harry A James

E5 with 1,2,6 Strings

Has anyone tried tuning to an E power chord with the 1,2, and 6 string.  Skipping an octave might give an interesting sound.  I'm thinking…

Started by Dr. Dave

3 Aug 10, 2012
Reply by Ice Bob

GDG

Hi guys I am a complete beginner and have been watching on you tube 3 stringed cigar box guitar for dummies,the tuning is GDG what strings…

Started by Mal Chilvers

3 Jun 12, 2012
Reply by Swamp Dawg Primal Music

Help with Key Please

Hi, Could someone help please... Im wanting to buy a Gob Iron to use with my 3 stringer but i dont know what key im in.... My Guitar is tun…

Started by Soulcatcher & His DooFa Diddley

4 Oct 25, 2011
Reply by Soulcatcher & His DooFa Diddley

GDG

Hi guys I am a complete beginner and have been watching on you tube 3 stringed cigar box guitar for dummies,the tuning is GDG what strings…

Started by Mal Chilvers

1 Apr 21, 2011
Reply by Ice Bob

G Maj.

Started by Mark Bliss

1 Jan 24, 2011
Reply by Ice Bob

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String selection for DAD tuning

Started by steve buckingham. Last reply by Ice Bob Jul 16, 2014. 7 Replies

5 string tuning

Started by Cin wel. Last reply by Cin wel Jun 21, 2013. 3 Replies

Chords

Started by Mark Bliss. Last reply by Harry A James Apr 25, 2013. 8 Replies

E5 with 1,2,6 Strings

Started by Dr. Dave. Last reply by Ice Bob Aug 10, 2012. 3 Replies

GDG

Started by Mal Chilvers. Last reply by Swamp Dawg Primal Music Jun 12, 2012. 3 Replies

Help with Key Please

Started by Soulcatcher & His DooFa Diddley. Last reply by Soulcatcher & His DooFa Diddley Oct 25, 2011. 4 Replies

GDG

Started by Mal Chilvers. Last reply by Ice Bob Apr 21, 2011. 1 Reply

G Maj.

Started by Mark Bliss. Last reply by Ice Bob Jan 24, 2011. 1 Reply

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