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Spring 2014 update

Posted by Tim Sander on Monday, May 12, 2014

I'm playing a lot more with various local old time players in a variety of settings.  Taking lessons with Russ Childers.  Hoping that the Ohio Arts Council grant for an apprenticeship under him comes through for 2014/2015.  

I replaced the original PegHeds tuners on my Snakewood/Dogwood Special with antique gold GOTOH tuners.  I love them.  The PegHeds were nice looking, but squirrelly in function.  I also just yesterday installed an HO guage RR spike for a 5th string capo at the 7th on it and on my old Stew-Mac.  Both look great and work fine.  Got tired of the feel of the end piece of the Earl's Suspender Capo on the 1st string side when playing that fret.  I will still use the suspender capo for anything other than 7th fret.  That would only be in BG or Gospel music settings, likely.

1 comment on “Spring 2014 update”

Tim Sander Says:
Monday, May 12, 2014 @1:22:31 PM

Oh, forgot to mention that I retired in February!!! Life is getting better.....more time to play and enjoy!

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