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How to tune a hurdy-gurdy

A complete guide on how to tune a hurdy-gurdy. Traditional tunings, how to read scientific pitch notation, and give a brief understanding of of each tuning. Check it out!

What is that buzzing sound?

Do you here some strange buzzing sound in your favorite hurdy-gurdy song? It’s not a mistake – it’s the trompette! Click “read more” to learn what it is and how it works!

Hurdy-Gurdies on a budget

Finding an instrument on a budget is difficult – here we list some of the best beginner instruments that don’t break the bank! Click “read more” for the full budget hurdy-gurdy list!

Hurdy-gurdies to avoid

There are several instruments that are NOT recommended due to poor engineering, missing features, or inconsistent build quality. Don’t burn your money on the wrong instrument!

Hurdy-gurdy makers in NA

It is a nice thing to have your instrument’s luthier be local, be it for repairs, help, or saving shipping charges. Here we go over all the hurdy-gurdy makers in the US and Canada.

ELZ Overview

The ELZ hurdy-gurdy was once considered a great maker in the American continents. Now they are not a recommendable purchase at all. This article will tell you all you need to know.

Nerdy Gurdy Overview

Since its official launch in 2017, the Nerdy Gurdy has been a revolution in the community. A properly functioning, budget hurdy-gurdy that has helped many beginners get started!

Vrabel Hurdy-Gurdy Review

Expert player and hurdy-gurdy community member, Jimi Hellinga (aka Elektrovolt) recently got his hands on a Vrabel hurdy-gurdy. Come find out what he thinks of the instrument.

Altarwind Overview

Should US based hurdy-gurdy players buy from Altarwind? Here we look at some opinions from members of the community, problems with depreciation, and price comparisons.

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