Those are all beautiful.
I especially love the two points.
I played a Kimble A-style recently that had an amazing bluegrass honk.
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It is a beautiful mandolin.
I love the headstock, the subtle treble side points, and the tailpiece.
It seems to sound pretty good too, which is...
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Having said that, if it is cheap enough, why not buy it.
I have had plenty of crappy instruments that sounded cool.
My favorite was a pawn shop...
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Yup, it is an indian company.
They sell a lot of cheap questionable gear.
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Great playing and great tone.
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I went with a Pava Pro and couldn’t be happier. Made in the Ellis shop.
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Bobvorel, so happy to hear they are working out for you and giving you reduced buzzing and improved intonation. Dan
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I love the Peterson Strobe with the individual mandolin setting. It is a little difficult to get used to the method, but worth the process as it...
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When I got my Travelite case it wouldn't close when the tone-gard was on the mandolin.
I just took the mandolin out, and I used the palm of my...
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Br1ck was a helpful and informative gent and I have missed his frequent posts. I am glad he is out there in the digital world exploring and do hope...
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What you are doing is starting right, before the bad habit gets too solidified.
Learn to do it correctly.
You wont regret it.
It sucks to...
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Dennis, Zack and family, So grateful to hear that you succeeded in finding the match you needed and the surgery is behind you. Continued prayers will...
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So sorry to hear this news! My condolences to all his loved ones and close friends. I enjoyed his posts many times.
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Im not sure I would use McCabes for mandolin setup.
They are more Guitar centric.
Im sure they would be able to do it, but there are others with...
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I remember back in the 1980s going on a clandestine mission to get an illegal jazz fake book in Boston.
You had to go to a certain music store, put...
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Looks beautiful, and beautifully built.
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That SJ sounds amazing.
I love the Southern Jumbo.
I have a 1949 Southern Jumbo.
Incredible deep tone, similar to the one you have. ...
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The Northfield Artist series varnish finishes are really nice.
I have the 5-Bar and love it, but it is definitely a different tone than the...
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