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Dolcijo instructions

Started this discussion. Last reply by Moritz Voegeli on Friday. 4 Replies

Looking for string sizes,  standard tuning and string placement. Planning on the fifth fret placement of a tuner. I have built almost seven hundred three string, dulcimer fretted pieces, but am…Continue

 

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Moritz Voegeli replied to jack bowers's discussion Dolcijo instructions
"tuner behind the nut? banjo with a tunneled drone string and 6 pegs, although only 5 being used, a «zither banjo», see https://creekdontrise.com/acoustic/zither_banjo/zither_banjo.htm."
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Regan replied to jack bowers's discussion Dolcijo instructions
"Maybe place the tuner behind the bridge, and use a nail to hold the string head down below 5th fret."
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Keith Rearick replied to jack bowers's discussion Dolcijo instructions
"What rambling, your good. Watched the video, and you should post it in the Video section."
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Dolcijo instructions

Looking for string sizes,  standard tuning and string placement. Planning on the fifth fret placement of a tuner. I have built almost seven hundred three string, dulcimer fretted pieces, but am hungry for the sound of the dolcijo. Missing two middle fingers on the left hand and can still play the three string right well, so I am thinking this would be a great fit.I recently started using a wider than the neck forstner bit as a cheap Wagner safety planer. It works great in applications where the…See More
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This is the group for Lo-Watt Rock & Blues.Here is the place to post photos and information on how to convert vintage electronics into awesome sounding and really cool guitar amps.there are several directions you can go in this area of amplification, you can hack and convert the existing electronics,(provided the radio still works.)Or if you have a broken radio, CBG Gitty Amp kits are a great way for the novice to join in. You can convert any old radio  nifty 1950's and 60's radio bodies…See More
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