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    Re: fon on a gibson A 2

    I have a 1920 A2. My FON is 11339
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    Re: CMSA Newbie: Advice Needed!

    Joe, Looking forward to your blues workshop this year.
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    Re: Value of 1919 Gibson A-2

    I paid $1500 for my 1920 A2 last year.
    Also, all original with the case.
  4. Thread: TI strings

    by John Uhrig
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    Re: TI strings

    Love them on my 514, did not like them on my bowlback.
    As some have said, it depends on the instrument
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    Re: Mandolins on airplanes

    I've never had a problem taking mine as carry on. Last time I flew (American Airlines), they let a guy carry on his electric bass in a soft case and he put it in the overhead storage...no questions...
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    Re: Not much of a mando culture in my area

    Definitely none here in southern NM. I know of only 2 other people here in town that have a mandolin. I have been able to get with one and play a few duets (mostly John Goodin tunes :D ) and the...
  7. Re: 2018 Convention of the Classical Mandolin Society of America

    Only 2 weeks until the convention!
    Like a kid at Christmas....Can't hardly wait for it to get here, and will be over too soon.
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    Re: UPS "Grind" Delivery

    Nice mandolin. I've never played one myself, but I've heard quite a few. They all sounded wonderful. I'm sure yours will too
  9. Thread: Case covers

    by John Uhrig
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    Re: Case covers

    I ended up buying a double tennis racquet bag for my old Gibson. It fit perfect and now when I travel I'll have a shoulder strap to carry it.
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    Re: Aria mandolin

    Looks just like the one I had. Solid spruce top, laminated back and sides. It was a pretty heavy mandolin.
    Mine said Made in Japan on the label, and all I could ever find out was that it was made in...
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    Re: "Dave Swarbrick Fiddle Tunes" Book

    Mine arrived too. So Many Tunes ! Think I'll be taking it to the printers and have a coil binding put on it.
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    Re: Spann's Guide To Gibson 1902-1941

    And I had the Vista Cruiser ! Gold with wood-grain accents
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    Re: New to me A2

    I've been wanting one for years also, and when I finally could afford one I had a hard time choosing. There was this A2, a real nice whiteface A3 and a couple A jr's out there on the market. I...
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    Re: New to me A2

    1920 It's an easy player. Totally different sound from my other mandolins.
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    New to me A2

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    Re: Travel to buy

    It would be great to always try before you buy, but living in the middle of nowhere can put a damper on that, and I agree...more money that can be spent on the instrument instead of travel.
    My last...
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    Re: "Dave Swarbrick Fiddle Tunes" Book

    I have the Merry melodies and Maart's Fairport book too. ( He wrote me a nice little note too that said I received the last copy of the Fairport book.)
    Hitting a new tab right now so I can order...
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    Re: Lets Talk Eastman Line.

    Love my Eastmans! ....I've had my 514 for 11 years now....It's a keeper
    Have had my bowlback for 2 1/2....It's been my daily player since I got it.
    Sound, ease of play, fit & finish are great on...
  19. Re: 2018 Convention of the Classical Mandolin Society of America

    Got my room booked...looking into flights.
    My 12 year old son wants to go and play this year too !
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    Re: Your MAS Progression

    Kentucky 140.....sold
    Aria PM-780.....sold to by a better fiddle
    A-C bowlback.....sunken top but playable....gave to the oldest son to play around with
    Clifford-American mandolinetto...had it...
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    Re: Free Halloween Sheet music for contra dance

    As always...Thanks for the new tunes. They are so much fun to play
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    Re: looking for bowl back mandolins

    Mine measures 1 1/8" at the nut, 13 3/8 scale length, Flat fretboard, with a V shaped neck and all solid wood construction.
    There is a video on youtube showing the construction of one.
    I don't...
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    Re: looking for bowl back mandolins

    Love my Eastman bowlback ! I was also tired of my vintage bowlback never sounding the way it should, and always needing a little tweaking. Yes...vintage is always a cool factor, but playability and...
  24. Re: Late-Night at the CMSA Convention in Milwaukee

    Disappointed that I won't be able to make the convention this year. Looks like it's going to be a good one again.
  25. Re: Nominee for best album cover to appear in a classified ad.

    One of Bob's best albums !
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