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Tinpan
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Ha! yep, pretty much was my conclusion too but I can see how it may visually work for some who are desperate to find a mantra that helps. I don't think there is a substitute for just going over and over it based on octaves and counting back from the 12th once past half way.

I finally got it by finding one note at a time across each string to beat 1 (give yourself 3 beats to find the next one). If you say it out loud as you go and work your way up and then back down. All the A's, all the Bs and so on then it will suddenly get quicker.

My biggest problem wasn't finding a how, it was committing time to it. OK...I'm going to do all the...hang on...Red House licks!!!...look a squirrel.