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DADGAD Members - please add links to the list of online DADGAD resources.  The list is growing!Continue

Started by Michael Robertson. Last reply by Jean Banwarth Oct 20, 2013.

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Comment by Britt Jackson on July 12, 2010 at 7:40am
I'd also like to weight in on this discussion. First off, I like the fit of the Elixir "lights" 11 thru 52 for my Taylor ce-814. But I still keep an open mind (or would that be open ear-anyway), I tear off the front cover of the string packaging, keep it in my case as a reminder. My question concerns bridge pins, in relationship to string selection (in the quest for the holy grail of "tone"). While the intent is not to hijack this thread, I would love to hear what material bridge pin are being used by the members of this forum. Note, I'm using wood (and they are outta here, NEXT string change).
Comment by Michael Robertson on July 10, 2010 at 7:28pm
Mike, have you tried the the 80/20 Elixers? They are supposed to be brighter?
Comment by Mike Nepper on July 9, 2010 at 7:42pm
I am a big fan of Elixir Phosphor Bronze Nanoweb. I run a light gauge set with 13, 17 instead of 12, 16. I have tried a couple sets of EXP's that I got for free and took them off almost immediately and went back to Elixirs. Be sure to get the phosphor bronze though - they sound almost as good as D'Addario un-coated strings and last literally 5 - 6 weeks of daily play.
Comment by Michael Robertson on July 9, 2010 at 9:13am
String question - I have recently started using coated strings recently. I'm using the D' Adarrio EXPs. They are not as bright, but I'm impressed with the extended life. Curious to see what others think of coated strings...
Comment by MÁRIO RIBEIRO on July 7, 2010 at 7:54pm
"Sie Begh & Sie Mohr" and "Rondo" are both played in DADGAD tuning.
Comment by Michael Robertson on July 3, 2010 at 6:59pm
My son and i have been playing some songs using a combination of regular tuning and DADGAD. He plays in regular and I'm playing in DADGAD. Gotta say, it sounds really good. More like two different instruments. real full sound.
Comment by David Casseres on June 29, 2010 at 1:19pm
Thanks, Michael. Those gadgets are often available used on eBay, so I'll probably try one sooner or later now that I have your feedback.
Comment by Michael Robertson on June 29, 2010 at 11:35am
Greetings all - I just added a DADGAD chord chart to the resources page.
Comment by Michael Robertson on June 28, 2010 at 9:12am
David - I used the M-Audio Fast Track over the weekend. It delivered much better results than the sound card in my computer. Much cleaner. In addition to the direct input from my K&K pickup, I want to try a microphone; which the M-Audio is aux powered to accommodate. Although the interface worked fine, I am not completed satisfied with the sound I'm getting overall. It's not "acoustic" enough for me. However, it might be as good as I will get without going to mics. I will continue trying different input settings and effects.
Comment by David Casseres on June 24, 2010 at 6:33pm
Thanks, Michael. I look forward to it.

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