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DOES ANYONE OUT THERE HAVE ANY IDEA WHERE I CAN GET A SET OF STRINGS FOR THE LOWER - A 4th - E 3rd - G sharp 3rd - B 1st -e 5th - tuning ? I'd be using them on a 27 inch scale tubaphone . I have tried Aquila but they wont oblige me by putting a set together so I don't really know where to go from here , any help would be much appreciated . Cheers Mike.......
Posted on July 23, 2012 at 19:03 — 3 Comments
I have an old Luscombe banjo, it's the 1888 patent with a 17 fret neck and an 11.5 inch hoop which has never lived up to my expectations tone wise . This has always confused me as the hoop must have been an expensive item to produce , then as it would be now . The other day I was playing through "Thoroughbred Hornpipe" by Thos J Armstrong , so I tuned the Luscombe down to the required tuning and what a revelation , for the first time the banjo sounded great , to my ears at least , even my…Continue
Posted on January 14, 2012 at 11:59 — 4 Comments