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Bart Reiter Professional, IR 5-string open back
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why don't I change strings more often?

Sunday, May 23, 2010 @5:31:12 AM


Met a guy last week and will likely play with him sometime this coming week.  Yesterday it occurred to me that my everyday axe (Bart Reiter standard) might be sounding a little flat -- now is that any way to play with a new friend?  So I changed strings.  My word.  I really need to change strings more often.  My wife, who is training herself to ignore the sounds of banjo music, noticed the difference.



2 comments on “why don't I change strings more often?”

sharakeet Says:
Sunday, May 23, 2010 @7:11:05 AM

Why change strings when what you really need is A NEW BANJO!?

Your wife, surrounded as she is by noise, should pick one of them up and accompany you. Tell her that until you realize how horrid the sound of a banjo played by others is, you will never give it up! That should motivate her...lol

David
Oalbrets Says:
Sunday, May 23, 2010 @2:12:58 PM

She didn't tell you to put the old ones back on? Mine would have. Yee Haw

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