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#1 Texas49

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Posted 21 February 2009 - 12:33 PM



Good morning to everyone.
I am new to the forum and a beginner.
Just bought my 1st acoustic,

Now what do I do...:)

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#2 GotDeeBlues

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Posted 21 February 2009 - 01:07 PM

PLAY, PLAY, PLAY! Welcome to the forum.
"And those who were seen dancing were thought to be insane by those who could not hear the music."
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#3 D-Dawn

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Posted 21 February 2009 - 01:11 PM

Welcome! You'll find lots of great info here :)
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#4 X4StringDrive

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Posted 21 February 2009 - 01:20 PM

Welcome :) You might try these links to start with...

http://www.guitarfor...tar-read-first/

http://www.guitarfor...ing-guitarists/

#5 Texas49

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Posted 21 February 2009 - 02:30 PM

Thanks. I have been surfing the web for good free beginning information and there is a lot out there.
I just want to play the basics for myself, not looking into being a pro.

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Posted 21 February 2009 - 03:05 PM

Welcome tex.

#7 Texas49

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Posted 21 February 2009 - 09:28 PM

Thanks for the welcomes.
My fingers are already getting sore...:smilinguitar: LOL.. I know that go away with time.

The guitar I bought is a Art & Lutherie Folk CW, solid cedar top with cherry back and sides, Godin electronics with built in tuner. I also got the dealer to throw in the Tric case for it and he put Elixr (I think) Light strings on it.

As soon as my digital camera recharges I will post a picture of the A&G.

Any and all suggestions are welcome. As I am an old guy just starting.
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#8 lorispencer

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Posted 22 February 2009 - 11:19 AM

welcome texas
There is only one better thing than music - live music.

#9 voltamp5150

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Posted 22 February 2009 - 11:38 AM

Welcome texas49, welcome...

#10 MichaelJason

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Posted 22 February 2009 - 11:42 AM

Hello everyone,

I'm also new to the forum. Been playing guitar in the past. Now thought that it's time to remember good old times and get things going. Looking to purchase some good gear. Seeking advice from professionals on these forums.

Seems you guys have a lot of amazing information here :yeahhh: !!

-Michael :)

#11 knight46

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Posted 23 February 2009 - 07:26 AM

Hello Texas49, welcome.

#12 mattz196

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Posted 23 February 2009 - 03:45 PM

Howdy Tex , get stuck into it :)
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#13 Texas49

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Posted 23 February 2009 - 07:44 PM

Great Name Michael

#14 Texas49

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Posted 23 February 2009 - 07:45 PM

That is my oldest son's name... Michael Jason

Mike

#15 knoble53

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Posted 24 February 2009 - 12:33 PM

Welcome from another "older" Texas resident who started to play late. What part of the Lone Star state are you from?
As to what do you do now, you practice, read, practice, complain of sore fingers, realize learning to play is actually some work. Do you plan on taking any lessons?

#16 coldethyl

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Posted 25 February 2009 - 02:47 AM

G'day Tex, welcome along.
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