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Loren Bailey
Mar-11-2005, 10:46pm
My D hole Gallatin

http://216.77.188.54/coDataImages/p/Groups/256/256653/folders/193697/1464385GALLATIN.JPG

levin4now
Mar-11-2005, 10:58pm
That is a sweet mandolin. very nice. How does it sound? Where did you get it? What's a Gallatin like that go for ($) these days?

Loren Bailey
Mar-11-2005, 11:03pm
Alan,

It's sounding better now that Darryl Wolfe tweaked the set up a bit. I bought if from Musicians Friend, yeah I know, I know. I like old timey stuff and it fits the bill pretty good, I like it because it's very clear and rings and rings.

Next improvement is going to be a pickguard and probably one of Darryl's bridges.

Loren

mandomick
Mar-12-2005, 12:05am
I like it. Let's see the back!

Igor The Cat
Mar-12-2005, 12:07am
Nice buy i played an f-hole Gallatin at gregboyd's at darrington bluegrass festival and boy did it ever have nice tone!

-Igor The Cat

Baron Collins-Hill
Mar-12-2005, 10:47am
Back! Back! Back! http://www.mandolincafe.net/iB_html/non-cgi/emoticons/biggrin.gif http://www.mandolincafe.net/iB_html/non-cgi/emoticons/tounge.gif http://www.mandolincafe.net/iB_html/non-cgi/emoticons/biggrin.gif

that sure is purty, i love that hole.

Loren Bailey
Mar-12-2005, 11:07am
I'll try to get out and get a back shot today, sun is shining and wind is howlin'. #It's a mahogony back, so nothing real special. #I'll get a back shot of it with my Breedlove, now that's quite a back.

Loren

Loren Bailey
Mar-12-2005, 11:38am
Sun may be too bright, will try to get some more in the setting sun tonight
http://216.77.188.54/coDataImages/p/Groups/256/256653/folders/193697/1464748Backs.JPG

barricwiley
Mar-12-2005, 1:20pm
Looks really great Loren, I am a big fan of satiny finishes.
That Breedlove looks good too, even has a sort of weapon on top.
Richard http://www.mandolincafe.net/iB_html/non-cgi/emoticons/coffee.gif

Loren Bailey
Mar-12-2005, 7:41pm
Yeah, that headstock can cause some serious damage. Gotta watch the ankle biters when I practice.