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Harp Mics (pt. 99)

I am still trying to figure out how to order a “replacement part” for the microphone element of a Shure Green Bullet. And then stick it — ah, here it is. The part number is “R198″ from Shure and it … Continue reading

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Beginner’s equipment for learning Guitar

I had a friend ask me today what I would recommend on a $300 budget for a guitar and amp. Someone else said the guitar is more important, spend more on the guitar. I’m not entirely sure I agree with that. In … Continue reading

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Building a Balsa Violin, pt 1

Really this could have been included in the last post, but it was getting long and I wanted pictures of my own work above the cut.(edit: here is part 2, a year later.) So here are the first progress shots … Continue reading

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Balsa Wood Violins

I’ve had an on again, off again fascination with balsa wood violins. I’m pretty sure I’m the only person in their mid 20s that reads the paper copy of the New York Times. Anyways, the NYT ran an article about research on … Continue reading

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Harmonica Microphones

I keep eyeballing the Shure Green Bullet. I bought a $5 harmonica at guitar center sometime in November or December after hearing a guy play one online inbetween rounds. I’ve got plenty of hours on my $5 Honer Bluesband harmonica … Continue reading

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