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Chicken Charlie Hammered Dulcimer (22) RE: BS: Hammered Dulcimer 01 Jun 01

Jenny--I was afraid that's what you meant, because that means buying another instrument right? I'm assuming you cannot convert a 2-stringer to a 3- or whatever?

Paddymac--That's my next worry, figuring out how to steady the sucker on the stand. Well, Chris is a wood-worker, so I should just let him figure it out.

While we're on that subject, at what angle do you folks have your instruments? In my brief encounter, I found that the flatter it lay, the worse my visual perspective on the strings was and the more likely I was to mis-hit. Is 45 degrees too steep??

Also, any thoughts on amplification? We need to balance it against guitar/banjo/mando/vocals. Any war stories on what not to do??


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