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Odd noises from guitar causes wife to worry about cat.

Started this discussion. Last reply by inqstvkat Nov 15. 11 Replies

  I have a question that is probably silly, and will likely sound sillier since I can't really describe what I am hearing when using slide on my builds. I'll try. When sliding up or down the neck, I…Continue

 

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inqstvkat replied to inqstvkat's discussion Odd noises from guitar causes wife to worry about cat.
" Thank all of you for helping to better understand what is going on here. I have been practicing trailing the finger with limited results. I do agree that there could be some instances that using those harmonics in creative ways can be…"
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Br Harold F Stubbs III replied to inqstvkat's discussion Odd noises from guitar causes wife to worry about cat.
"And there's the reason my lil git has a lil whistle when amplified... although I think I can roll off most of it with a tone knob... if I make one.."
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JL replied to inqstvkat's discussion Odd noises from guitar causes wife to worry about cat.
"it could be used to good effect, at 12th fret you get an octave harmonic, at 7th fret you get a perfect 5th harmonic, at the fifth fret you get a 2nd octave harmonic."
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How I got here?

Posted on October 24, 2017 at 1:40pm 2 Comments

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Don't really know how it started. Just saw something about cigar box guitars being built and played and they sounded strangely beautiful. I had read about them decades ago and remember seeing Bo Diddley, on black and white TV. I remember how it blew my young mind that a musician could build his own instrument. Then I learned a little of the history. How ordinary poor folks were doing it out of what appeared to be junk. Fast forward to the first of this year. I find this…

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At 11:58pm on November 3, 2017, Richard Dean said…

it aired today and every Friday at 2 pm, but you can watch the video on the home page

 
 
 

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