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Still making videos

Posted by meritcooper on Friday, May 22, 2009

2 months pregnant and still making videos. I made this one yesterday. Yearlings in the Canebreak. Recorded in my living room so you can hear the banjo ring better because I have high ceilings and tile and wood floors. Tuning was ADADE (my standby). Hope you enjoy.

I spotted a banjo yesterday here on the BanjoHangout that I may not can live with. I have already contacted and hope to get the ball rolling on it. It is old like the one I play. I have bought another old one here, but it just didn't have the same ring. I can't believe I got this one of a kind Pollman on Ebay of all places and didn't have to do a thing to it. No buzzes, no weirdness.

I dropped off my Late 1800 Cubley yesterday at the shop. It just has some problems that doesn't make it sound very pretty. The 5th string's little nut seems to be too low because the whole string buzzes like crazy. Only way to fix it is to apply a little pressure above the string. Hopefully, they will make it sound better. I am also fighting one nylon string that just won't stay in tune for even 1 minute.



4 comments on “Still making videos”

twayneking Says:
Friday, May 22, 2009 @8:51:09 AM

Nice tune.  I like it!

Ks_5-picker Says:
Saturday, May 23, 2009 @5:32:31 AM

Nice tune,well played. I have a daughter who is due in late Dec.Must be about the same time as you. I'm hopin for a baby banjo picker. ;-))
  Check out the tune on my sound files,it's pertinent to the subject.

Wes Lassiter Says:
Saturday, May 23, 2009 @4:58:28 PM

Sounds really nice Merit. Really nice touch pleasing sound

Wes

meritcooper Says:
Sunday, May 24, 2009 @8:43:17 AM

Thank yall.

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