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The Unoffical Swampwitch EP Album - "Who let the lunatic use my Swampwitch Guitar" - Add your track links?

Started this discussion. Last reply by BUGGY (C) Jul 31. 4 Replies

Here is a collection of some Fun Swampwitch Guitar Tunes and some(pre- Swampwitch fun songs too)…Continue

Tags: 407bug, Music, Guitar, Swampwitch

Amplifi'Confusion - What amp & What valves ?

Started this discussion. Last reply by BUGGY (C) Apr 21, 2015. 40 Replies

Trying to find the right amp in life can be tricky and a life time search.I am after advise…Continue

Tags: amp, is, best?, gigging, small

Recording Kit How To???

Started this discussion. Last reply by BUGGY (C) Jul 18, 2014. 72 Replies

I am trying to find a way to record 4 tracks (live) at once with a decent but affordable…Continue

Tags: usb, alesis, i04, problems, time

Foot Precussion Ideas - Found this on youtube

Started this discussion. Last reply by BUGGY (C) Dec 30, 2013. 26 Replies

I'm looking for Ideas on how to make a reverse Cajon Pedal for my Cajon Buskerand thought it might be an idea to share ideas on a foot percussion forum. Please post any images you have of clever ways…Continue

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Will "KOOL DOG HOOCH" Bonner replied to BUGGY (C)'s discussion What is the optimum nut height and bridge height combination. What are the best materials to use?
"Thanks for the tip, Titch. Guess I've been pretty Damn lucky so far, using the "eyeballing and feels right" method. I like your method better. I couldn't get my first one to sound right now I know at. Thank you again."
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Titch the Clown replied to BUGGY (C)'s discussion What is the optimum nut height and bridge height combination. What are the best materials to use?
"As a first step, for the nut I use an old blunt jigsaw (aka sabresaw) blade that I found was just a touch higher than my frets. To check, put it between two frets and get a short straight edge/fret rocker if you  get a little bit of…"
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BUGGY (C) replied to BUGGY (C)'s discussion What is the optimum nut height and bridge height combination. What are the best materials to use?
"Tri can resonator bridge"
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BUGGY (C) replied to BUGGY (C)'s discussion What is the optimum nut height and bridge height combination. What are the best materials to use?
"Half a sprite off set can doesn't work quite so well....but the upturned camping kettle was awesome lol"
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BUGGY (C) replied to BUGGY (C)'s discussion What is the optimum nut height and bridge height combination. What are the best materials to use?
"Thanks old keys work well, Bolts and nuts and old screws on old wooden rullers.seem to work quite well too.. harder the wood the better. I have also used a fret on a hardwood before that seems ok..I tend to use a no head allen screw now 4mm - 5mm…"
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Tom T replied to BUGGY (C)'s discussion What is the optimum nut height and bridge height combination. What are the best materials to use?
"Tough question......... Over time, you will develop a personal preference for string action height. Some people like very low action while others like fairly high action. In the meantime, you can take tips from some professional guitar techs…"
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John replied to BUGGY (C)'s discussion What is the optimum nut height and bridge height combination. What are the best materials to use?
"I love corain, its all I use, as far as the height it always changes because sometimes I can't get the neck angle perfectly set at the right angle so I just have to make it as best I can then I cut the slots either deeper or more shallow, but…"
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The moment you haven't been waiting for! - Bug's 3rds and 4th Album of a Random Bugginess

Posted on March 25, 2016 at 5:00pm 12 Comments

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Bug's 3rds Album of a random life comments...

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Help - The Cross harp key riddle - can anyone help?

Posted on August 25, 2015 at 1:00pm 16 Comments

I play in a weird tuning which I think may be open A flat to suit my voice.

My A harp works when I play blues starting at the third fret.

But I cant find a harp to work when I play starting from open position (open A flat I'm guessing?)

(basically it's open type D configuration of notes,  but up a few semi tones etc)

So logically if an A harp works…

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The Swamp Gas Project - A collection of experimental FREE Swampy music - Please add your Swampwitch music links

Posted on May 12, 2015 at 6:30pm 64 Comments

The completely unofficial Swampwitch Bootleg Bug Album - White Witch Swampy music Free sound cloud links

Headphones recommended. (and probably drugs might help)

Free FREE sound cloud Music links:

https://soundcloud.com/407bug/oddly-nuff…

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Help - Still trying to figure out the notes and read music - open D tuning

Posted on December 4, 2014 at 12:30pm 29 Comments

I am still trying to figure out the notes on an open D, 4 string in relation to reading music scores.

Does the first D string note fall below the position shown on my chart?

Where is middle C on an open tuned 4 string CBG on the chart below?

So where do the high notes occur on a music score then or are the duplicates ?

If…

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Hes so big now and quite handsome!!! Thanks for showing him to me Buggy...I have a new kitten shes three mo. old makes 6 and one dog I don't have time for myself lol..doing ok just getting older ugh! Same to you hoping all is good at the Bug Inn.....

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