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Forum: The Pit 04-08-2015, 04:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 119
Posted By Fretboard Phil
Get the case that Amazon sells with the Kindle. ...

Get the case that Amazon sells with the Kindle. I think it's the one pictured above. It turns the Kindle on and off when you open / close it and works great.
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 02-14-2015, 08:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 418
Posted By Fretboard Phil
You have increased the angle between the nut slot...

You have increased the angle between the nut slot and the tuner. It may cause the strings to stick in the nut resulting in unstable tuning.
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 02-08-2015, 06:51 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,643
Posted By Fretboard Phil
Oh wow, this thread just took a turn for the...

Oh wow, this thread just took a turn for the better. Thanks, Bacho.
Forum: Electric Guitar 01-29-2015, 08:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 395
Posted By Fretboard Phil
I have eleven guitars hanging in my music room...

I have eleven guitars hanging in my music room and they all stay in tune for weeks at a time. Your detuning is more likely to be from changes in temperature and humidity.
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 01-01-2015, 06:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 230
Posted By Fretboard Phil
Nice, thanks and Happy New Year.

Nice, thanks and Happy New Year.
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 12-25-2014, 07:57 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 460
Posted By Fretboard Phil
That was nice. Thanks and Merry Christmas.

That was nice. Thanks and Merry Christmas.
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 12-13-2014, 08:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 323
Posted By Fretboard Phil
Just bought it on Amazon. I know I'll like it, I...

Just bought it on Amazon. I know I'll like it, I hope I can play it like you do!
Forum: The Pit 12-11-2014, 07:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 511
Posted By Fretboard Phil
Casio, Yamaha, and others make a variety of...

Casio, Yamaha, and others make a variety of keyboards with "piano feel" and sound. They vary, so the best bet is to go to a store that has a bunch of them and see which one she likes. I got one for...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 09-28-2014, 07:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 318
Posted By Fretboard Phil
That was really nice. Thanks for putting it up...

That was really nice. Thanks for putting it up here.
Forum: The Pit 05-11-2014, 03:28 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 640
Posted By Fretboard Phil
Had to prep for a colonoscopy a while ago. ...

Had to prep for a colonoscopy a while ago. Mostly amounted to drinking Gatorade mixed with a lot of laxative. Haven't drank Gatorade since. Otherwise, it wasn't a big deal. Just some quality...
Forum: The Pit 05-07-2014, 09:28 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 811
Posted By Fretboard Phil
Buy. So I can drill holes in the walls for my...

Buy. So I can drill holes in the walls for my guitar hangars.
Forum: The Pit 03-14-2014, 08:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 709
Posted By Fretboard Phil
Snark. Is that a tenor banjo hanging behind you?

Snark. Is that a tenor banjo hanging behind you?
Forum: The Pit 03-11-2014, 05:06 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 1,719
Posted By Fretboard Phil
Piano.

Piano.
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 12-18-2013, 08:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 209
Posted By Fretboard Phil
I suggest you get her a gift certificate so she...

I suggest you get her a gift certificate so she can pick the guitar she wants. I mean this respectfullly, just think it is the best way to be sure she gets what she really wants.
Forum: The Pit 12-13-2013, 01:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 561
Posted By Fretboard Phil
No, when using noise cancelling headphones, you...

No, when using noise cancelling headphones, you will not hear those around you. Sometimes, a little bit of talking comes through, but most of it is blocked.

Dudebud's rules are great but most of...
Forum: The Pit 10-27-2013, 07:23 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,041
Posted By Fretboard Phil
4:15 am. Six hours. Only *****s and sick people...

4:15 am. Six hours. Only *****s and sick people are in bed after the sunrise.
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 08-23-2013, 12:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 339
Posted By Fretboard Phil
I enjoyed that. Thanks for cheering up my lunch...

I enjoyed that. Thanks for cheering up my lunch break!
Forum: The Pit 03-28-2013, 06:18 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,030
Posted By Fretboard Phil
I have it on two computers. It was hard to get...

I have it on two computers. It was hard to get used to but now I really like it. As said above, boot up is really fast. Put it on a 5 year old laptop and it runs faster than when it was new. If...
Forum: The Pit 03-10-2013, 09:01 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 857
Posted By Fretboard Phil
Mechanical Engineering, undergrad and masters. ...

Mechanical Engineering, undergrad and masters. Always have a job and make enough to buy lots of guitars.
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 02-06-2013, 10:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 178
Posted By Fretboard Phil
Those are position marks. Where it says II, you...

Those are position marks. Where it says II, you have your first finger at the second fret, and where it says III, at the third fret. Then the numbers by the notes are the numbers for fingering to...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 01-25-2013, 01:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 578
Posted By Fretboard Phil
Above is correct. Too add to it, I started on...

Above is correct. Too add to it, I started on piano and was confused by the same thing. To compare to the piano, think of the scale as starting on the C, wherever it is on the fretboard and going...
Forum: The Pit 12-31-2012, 05:36 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 2,344
Posted By Fretboard Phil
Put Windows 8 on my 4 year old Dell laptop and...

Put Windows 8 on my 4 year old Dell laptop and it runs better than it ever did on Vista and boots up really fast. Only downside was I had to reinstall all my apps.
Forum: The Pit 12-31-2012, 06:52 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 923
Posted By Fretboard Phil
Yesterday. Happy New Year.

Yesterday. Happy New Year.
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 12-27-2012, 08:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 332
Posted By Fretboard Phil
You should take the guitar to a pro and have it...

You should take the guitar to a pro and have it set up ($20 or $30) or find some good instructions on line. Lowering the action is not what the truss rod is used for.
Forum: Guitar Techniques 12-20-2012, 08:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 599
Posted By Fretboard Phil
Tabs like you posted are for background while...

Tabs like you posted are for background while someone sings. If you're like me and can't sing, you are sentenced to finding or making chord melody arrangements. (That's what the post above is...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 12-19-2012, 10:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 813
Posted By Fretboard Phil
After struggling with this for years, I've...

After struggling with this for years, I've finally had success by learning to play transcriptions of jazz piano solos. They have enough accidentals that I can't just play them by ear.
Forum: The Pit 12-19-2012, 10:21 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 610
Posted By Fretboard Phil
Nine guitars and a piano is my media setup. We...

Nine guitars and a piano is my media setup. We have a 55 inch Sony with a Samsung sound bar so the wife can hear it while I play those guitars.
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 12-10-2012, 09:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 213
Posted By Fretboard Phil
Nice. Thanks.

Nice. Thanks.
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 12-03-2012, 07:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 429
Posted By Fretboard Phil
Very Nice!

Very Nice!
Forum: The Pit 11-09-2012, 07:23 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 1,877
Posted By Fretboard Phil
I develop ways to test V belts. It's a type of...

I develop ways to test V belts. It's a type of test engineering position. It is actually pretty interesting.
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