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ncook2227
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June 2, 2011 - 10:37 pm
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So whether I win this violin or not, I am still learning how to play!  I have always wanted to learn.  I learned guitar, bass guitar, piano, drums, and tuba, so now I am going to learn violin!  Cool 

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June 2, 2011 - 10:48 pm
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That is the spirit ncook2227. We look forward to following your progress. Welcome to the forum.Smile

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Welcome and good luck! Laugh

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Daniel
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That's a lot of instruments! Well, good luck adding another!

Short-term Goal:

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Now here is a outstanding alternative instrument and I would imagine the price is not too high and the shipping cost is low : )

FOOTNOTE  $20 on EBay.

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Oliver said:

 

Now here is a outstanding alternative instrument and I would imagine the price is not too high and the shipping cost is low : )

That's a toy. Great for children, but I wouldn't advise anyone serious about learning accordion to buy it. It probably leaks a ton of air and it may be not be in tune. It also only plays in the key of C, although that may not matter depending on what music you want to play.

 

I'm saving up for a full sized piano accordion, they cost about 500-1000 (unless you get extremely lucky and find a good one in a thrift store).

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anathama said:

That's a toy. Great for children, but I wouldn't advise anyone serious about learning accordion to buy it. It probably leaks a ton of air and it may be not be in tune. It also only plays in the key of C, although that may not matter depending on what music you want to play.

True, but as long as you know it's a toy why not have fun with it? Spend $20, play around with it, and determine if it's worth saving up for a real accordion (or more economically, a real concertina). If you decide it's not worth pursuing you're only out $20 and you had a little fun. I don't think there's necessarily anything wrong with cheapo instruments as long as you accept them for what they are.

 

 

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I guess $20 doesn't buy much anymore.

Nobody uses 120 bass.  Save money and weight with a 48

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Fiddlerman
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June 5, 2011 - 10:18 pm
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Oliver said:

I guess $20 doesn't buy much anymore.

Seems like $99 does though Wink
I guess they have to draw the line somewhere.

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