"Ron, I have never thought of a truss rod as a fix for high action. The truss rod is for fixing the relief of the neck.
High action is fixed by adjusting the saddle and/or nut if it's not too high or a neck set for serious action…"
"First of all, decide how you're gonna tune it. Chicago tuning (DGBE) as used by Nick Reynolds and Tiny Grimes is just the first 4 strings of a standard tuned guitar. Tenor banjo tuning, (CGDA), the standard tuning for the tenor,…"
For anyone looking to find chords and / or lyrics to some well known songs, especially rock music from the 5os and 60s. There are also a number of miscellaneous songs, i.e, folk and Christmas music selections.See More
"Yes, Robert. It was a pearl inlay and he used a pen knife to dig it out.
I recall seeing someone with a baseball cap with "The" on the front in Gibson script at a bluegrass festival. Photos with the peg head scroll broken off…"
"Michael,That's the same mandolin. A bit of research shows that he defaced the mandolin about 50 years ago after being dissatisfied with work Gibson had done on his mandolin. You are right about the repairs and, it seems that for the…"
"All of my mandolins, octave mandolin, ukuleles, banjos and even my Filipino banduria have markers at the tenth fret, but my guitars, a Martin, a Gibson, a Gretsch and a Goya (made in Sweden) have 9th fret markers. Most guitars seem to have 9th…"
"I posted this photo and essentially the same question in a Facebook group today. When I took a closer look at the guitar, I noticed that there is a position marker at the tenth, rather than the ninth fret. While this is normal for…"