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Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 10-23-2012, 03:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 377
Posted By fingerguy
Did you even try to see if a standard 9-volt...

Did you even try to see if a standard 9-volt fits?

If there is such a thing as a 9-volt smaller than the other, Radio Shack is all I have to say.
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 10-18-2012, 03:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 406
Posted By fingerguy
Me personally I tried nails but what it took to...

Me personally I tried nails but what it took to keep them trimmed and firm was more hassle than it's worth. I am all about skin too. As far as one versus the other from vinyl to steel: I just prefer...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 09-21-2012, 03:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 734
Posted By fingerguy
Practice and technique. Whenever you think...

Practice and technique. Whenever you think something is not possible because we are not using pics and just using fingerpicking I can name just a few people that will prove that you only need your...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 09-11-2012, 01:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 691
Posted By fingerguy
For me it's not the songs, its the fact that I...

For me it's not the songs, its the fact that I can play and well. That gets most of the ones I found all wet: in the right places.
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 02-15-2012, 11:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 390
Posted By fingerguy
I had the best luck going to Guitar Center...

I had the best luck going to Guitar Center saying: I have this kind of guitar, and play mostly this kind of music, what do you recommend?

My focus doesn't mesh with yours so the strings I got I...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 02-13-2012, 04:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 450
Posted By fingerguy
Dust in the Wind.

Dust in the Wind.
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 02-13-2012, 04:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,246
Posted By fingerguy
If he was at that level I seriously doubt he...

If he was at that level I seriously doubt he would be posting that question.

Also, mess with various chords and finger patterns. I also tune to Pandora Radio and added Andy McKee as the station, and...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 02-08-2012, 09:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 464
Posted By fingerguy
I am not a moderator, but you might want take...

I am not a moderator, but you might want take this question to
http://www.ultimate-guitar.com/forum/forumdisplay.php?f=10
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 01-18-2012, 11:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 495
Posted By fingerguy
First and only capo I will buy. I love...

First and only capo I will buy. I love it.

http://www.g7th.com/
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 01-18-2012, 11:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 237
Posted By fingerguy
Are you able to get to a music store? Do you know...

Are you able to get to a music store? Do you know what sound you want?
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 01-18-2012, 11:43 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 171
Posted By fingerguy
Youtube is your friend. I did Google searches up...

Youtube is your friend. I did Google searches up to the ying yang but in the end I find Youtube is the best option. Just go in there and use keywords for what you are looking for. Me lately it's been...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 01-18-2012, 11:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 358
Posted By fingerguy
Taylor 314ce with a Boss Tuner TU-12

Thinking about changing my strings to see if this stops, but lately seems like my tuning is jumping up and down. One minute it sounds good, then I find a string here and there out of wack (usually...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 01-02-2012, 05:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 744
Posted By fingerguy
Tele Claw? I will have to Google that one. Never...

Tele Claw? I will have to Google that one. Never heard that term before.
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 01-02-2012, 05:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 506
Posted By fingerguy
I owned a Dean and loved it while I had it but...

I owned a Dean and loved it while I had it but outgrew it sound wise. I borrowed a Takamine from a friend and loved the sound but it physically needed work but the sound was true. The owner didn't...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 01-02-2012, 05:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 240
Posted By fingerguy
I say hit several music stores and instead of...

I say hit several music stores and instead of focusing on a brand, focus on a sound. Don't even look at the price tags. Just strum, and listen. I personally go for acoustics that ring while others...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 01-02-2012, 05:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 744
Posted By fingerguy
Oh hog wash. Then there is others that say using...

Oh hog wash. Then there is others that say using the thumb from 6 to 3 is the way and then using the index and middle for 2 & 1. I say do what works for you. If you sound as good as the person using...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 01-02-2012, 04:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 744
Posted By fingerguy
After playing fingerstyle for a few years now I...

After playing fingerstyle for a few years now I am finding no matter how hard I try, I have my way of playing it and I get the beat and I get the sound I want. So in short, if you can really achieve...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 01-02-2012, 04:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 851
Posted By fingerguy
With that attitude you will never get good. It's...

With that attitude you will never get good. It's not about impressing people, it's about finding your voice using the tool (hands, guitar, strings, etc.) to get the sound you want. Anybody can learn...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 09-09-2011, 12:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 496
Posted By fingerguy
Also, I would try to get your hands on any decent...

Also, I would try to get your hands on any decent finger picking book. I strictly just mess with finger picking on my guitar and just got two knew ones: one focuses on skill and technique, the other...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 08-28-2011, 07:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 333
Posted By fingerguy
Depends on the model. My first guitar since I...

Depends on the model. My first guitar since I stopped was a Yamaha in one those all in one boxes. The sound was so muddy after a year I couldn't take it anymore and shopped for one with a much...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 08-27-2011, 08:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 333
Posted By fingerguy
Dude you are not buying a car. Majority of it is...

Dude you are not buying a car. Majority of it is the sound and you can't find that on the internet. Go to music stores and play them with an idea of a sound you are going for.
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 08-25-2011, 02:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 269
Posted By fingerguy
I am not guitar expert but my guess is what I...

I am not guitar expert but my guess is what I asked or/and something is loose like the knobs. Worse case scenario have a G-Tech take a gander at it.
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 08-25-2011, 12:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 269
Posted By fingerguy
Look at it carefully, do you see any of the...

Look at it carefully, do you see any of the strings hitting the frets?
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 08-24-2011, 04:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 414
Posted By fingerguy
In addition to what everything that has been said...

In addition to what everything that has been said I have this to suggest also (lessons or not)

1. Put down the guitar.
2. Relax and breath.
3. Remind yourself this is supposed to be fun.
4. Take...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 08-24-2011, 02:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 338
Posted By fingerguy
When it comes to Taylors or any acoustic in...

When it comes to Taylors or any acoustic in general I found even though two guitars are the same exact model, for whatever reason they do not always sound the same. I think this answer is best...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 08-24-2011, 01:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 451
Posted By fingerguy
Someone at work that has been playing longer than...

Someone at work that has been playing longer than me made a suggestion I always have on the back of my mind, but man I really love my Taylor. He says, I just might want to consider finding a guitar...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 08-24-2011, 01:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 451
Posted By fingerguy
That's symantecs, the fact is the exercise is a...

That's symantecs, the fact is the exercise is a great way to practice it. Going to see if my daughter let's me have time to do so. :haha: Who cares if you are hitting the low E or not. The point is...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 08-24-2011, 01:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 451
Posted By fingerguy
There is a B(something) that is the one I...

There is a B(something) that is the one I describe and the pinky is on the high E I believe on the 5th fret. I saw that when I was skimming the pages: the book is designed to challenge you and I can...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 08-24-2011, 01:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 451
Posted By fingerguy
That is an awesome exercise/idea. THANKS!!!

That is an awesome exercise/idea. THANKS!!!
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 08-24-2011, 01:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 451
Posted By fingerguy
Man I post this, go to drop the kids off at the...

Man I post this, go to drop the kids off at the pool and all these awesome replies. Thanks everyone.
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