david strachan
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Should I pay to setup a cheap guitar or buy a new one
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Why not try it yourself. If the difference between a professional tune up and a new similar guitar is negligible you have little to lose. The experience will be priceless. Reading your Question again ...

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Finding corresponding hex bolts and keys for electric guitar bridge
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The correct name for these screws are "Metric Socket Head Cap / Allen Screws (DIN 912)". Google this for your area. Here in the Uk M2 X 12 are aprox £5 per hundred. Are you sure of your dimensions ...

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Why are concert bands the standard in U.S. public schools?
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I don't think this is restricted to The USA and this form of musical education has many pluses. The band culture requires each musician to behave in an cooperative fashion. While there are rules-...

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What does an apostrophe on top of a note mean?
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It is called staccatissimo or wedge. The note is sustained for one quarter the written length, the remaining three quarters being silent. As commented by Matt these durations are open to ...

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Guitar amp fender 15B
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The Fender 15B is a bass amp. Bass amps are usually focused on clean signal replication and most do little to color the sound of the instrument whereas guitar amps impart more tonal signature to the ...

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What does the music notation "/ / / /" mean in a music drum score?
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Counting Verse 1 from bar 5. Bar 5 & 6 are repeated 7 times to lead to bar 21. = 16 bars Bar 21 is repeated 6 times Then the 4 slashes / are played solo or freeform = 8 bars. These 8 bars are ...

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Why do A/B/Y boxes commonly use AND and OR instead of two toggle buttons?
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AB boxes use a footswitch (OR) to toggle between two outputs and a second footswitch (AND)to combine the ouputs . The image below uses double-pole, double-throw (DPDT) switches, although singlepole, ...

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Guitar for child
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Buy 2 ukeleles, one for you and one for daughter. Then you can have fun together. A few years ago I had to learn to play ukelele to teach a girl, with learning dificulties, having trouble with guitar....

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How to change all hihats to ride cymbal in GuitarPro
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Copy drum track to new file as precussion track Export as MusicXML Open file in Text Editor Look for <fret>42</fret> OR <fret>44</fret> OR <fret>46</fret> Find and ...

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How much Hanon?
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"I find that doing this takes so, so, so much time and I can barely get onto my pieces during my morning practice." You have the answer there. Exercises should only take up a small part of your ...

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Can an amplifier with only one output be wired in parallel?
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A Peavey ValveKing 20MH amp has a speaker output impedance switch which allows selection of either 16Ω or 8Ω speaker/cabinet impedances with 8Ω max on the 20MH. If you are considering wiring more ...

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Is it possible to upgrade entry level guitar to a professional one?
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If you LOVE the guitar getting it set up properly and fitting new parts will improve its playability. But it will still be a cheap guitar. PS even cheap guitars can sound wonderful played by the ...

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Are there any resources to self-learn the bass guitar for those who already know theory?
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Some basic things to learn. Patterns Root Fifth Root Fifth Octave Root Fifth Flat Seventh Root Fifth Sixth Boogie Woogie Bass Chromatic Approach Notes Straight & Shuffle Rhythms

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Difficulty tuning in Drop D
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Is the guitar in tune with itself(ie 5th fret low E string == A string etc)? If this is the case the problem may be with your tuner.

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Can Neewer NW-700 microphone work with Behringer Xenyx 502?
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If the mixer is a Q502USB it has phantom power,required by your choice of microphone, and USB reqired for laptop.

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Interpreting guitar tab notations (zeros, numbers, curve, arrow)
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Adding to Tims answer. Looking at tabs on source you can see that there is a slide from 5 to seven on B and a hammer on 3 to 5

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How to (true by pass) or switch on off your effects pedal board BOss GT100 to get original guitar amp sound
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What you require is an A B true bypass pedal

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how to change strings on a jixing acoustic guitar?
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The thread binding on the problem strings seem to be causing the strings to bind when passing through the holes. Either remove the binding or buy new string without bindings.

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Microphone stand locking knob failed - how to fix?
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You could try Place "nut" with flat side on a hard surface. Hit the protruding "thread" with a sharp blow with a hammer. Try locking knob thread on "nut". Repeat if required. Alternately you could ...

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How do you play this part?
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AS E & A not strummed put capo on 5

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Spd-sx Roland and power converter
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Here in UK with 240 volt supply we use 240 to 110 volt transformers to run 110 volt equipment. As the power required by your Spd-sx is minimal the cost for one will be reasonable Example

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