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Old 08-13-2019, 12:09 PM
merlin666 merlin666 is offline
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Unless I am not understanding you right, Soprano, Concert, and Tenor are all designed with the same open tuning of GCEA. The Baritone is opened to the first 4 strings of a guitar. So strung like a Tenor doesn't make sense. Help me understand.
Sorry for the confusion I referred to a tenor guitar. The uke is strung with the Aquila 31U set that has two thick wound strings for CGDA tuning so it is more like a tiny tenor guitar/banjo or viola/mandola.
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Old 11-16-2019, 04:31 PM
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Hi, Iím a new olí guy here, so thought Iíd add my two cents.

I have a Kala tenor guitar tuned Lo C GBD. Iím using it to learn plectrum banjo music. Later, if I succeed, Iíll get a plectrum banjo.

I was a clawhammer banjo player, but my finger nails got old and weak and cracky. Now I use picks for everything except two finger.

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Old 12-04-2019, 02:44 PM
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Hi Dick. I just got a tenor guitar and currently have it tuned DGBE (Chicago Tuning) like the highest four strings of a regular six-string guitar.

I'd been playing baritone ukulele (same tuning) for about a year, and am finding the 23" scale on my tenor to be a challenge/stretch, although it's admittedly significantly shorter than most six-string guitar scales.

It sounds really nice tho!

-Brett

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Hi, Iím a new olí guy here, so thought Iíd add my two cents.

I have a Kala tenor guitar tuned Lo C GBD. Iím using it to learn plectrum banjo music. Later, if I succeed, Iíll get a plectrum banjo.

I was a clawhammer banjo player, but my finger nails got old and weak and cracky. Now I use picks for everything except two finger.
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