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  1. Poll: Re: Poll for Song a Week Social Group Week # 277

    Michael, maybe someday I'll be able to hit some of those licks! Wow!!
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    Re: Butch Robins: Grounded, Centered, Focused

    I am so glad I came upon this thread!! This is the album I have been searching for that I didn't even know existed!:confused:
    I'm a mandolin player of the 'Monrovian' variety that gets excited...
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    Re: My first mandolin build.

    Mr. Grant,

    My brother-in-law tagged me with the 'Squatch' name. It stuck. I am told by some I have a strange gait that reminds them of the sasquatch's walking on videos seen on Youtube and...
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    Re: My first mandolin build.

    Outside of top is where I want it so I am doing the final dimension targets on the inside. As the second pic shows, I am producing more chips than Frito-Lay! :))
    Also, sharing my name plate design....
  5. Thread: New F5 Build

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    Re: New F5 Build

    Bryce,
    What a beautiful instrument. Absolutly stunning.
    I am currently building my first mandolin & I too am using Red Spruce over Red Maple. I am building an F4. I have a desire to learn...
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    Re: My first mandolin build.

    Rob- I made an assumption. My apologies to my mando friends of the Oz vernacular.:)
    BTW, I have been on your website before and really enjoyed browsing through the pics. Your mandolins look...
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    Re: My first mandolin build.

    Stuart- The area you highlighted is an interesting subject. Matter of fact, an hour before writing this I was carving this very area on my top. Siminoff's prints are 'targets' based on several F4...
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    Re: My first mandolin build.

    Pete. I just mentioned my reasoning for the use of bloodwood. You obviously mentioned your view. Not going there on this forum. Not the place. We'll stick to the mandolins. That cool?
    Thanks for...
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    Re: My first mandolin build.

    F2 Dave- The answer is yes on the peghead. I finalized the lettering design last night actually. My logo inlay will be of a sketch I drew. The sketch is that of a walking sasquatch. Making it...
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    Re: Mandolin strings

    Loving the Siminoff Straight-ups!!! They are awesome on both my 5's.
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    My first mandolin build.

    I began my luthier journey a few months ago by starting my first mandolin. Since I own 2 F5's & having a longtime desire to have one, I decided on building an Oval F. Using the Siminoff plans for...
  12. Re: Straight Up Strings: Balanced Mandolin Strings Announced

    I for one am super excited about this product. Pre-ordered 3 sets from Simonoff and I'll be stringing up my 5's on return form vacation, Good Lord willing! I have for some time now been mixing 2...
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    Re: V-Picks Giveaway

    Vinni Vinni Vinni I want to win-e win- win-e!!!:)) LOve the V-Picks I have now for the mando and flattop. Using a Screamer, Freakishly Large Round RR, Large Round PG, Diamond 4.10, plus a few...
  14. Thread: V-picks

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    Re: V-picks

    Johnny60, I ordered a Saga tonight before reading your post. How strange! Looking forward getting acquainted with it. Also having Vinni send me a LArge Round PG & a Freakishly Large Round RR. ...
  15. Thread: V-picks

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    Re: V-picks

    I have been using the Med Round Rubies 2.75mm for several months now. I really like them but have really scratched them up & have noticed some 'drag' or 'resistance' when playing now. I...
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    Re: Free V-Picks - Right Here

    I love V-Picks!!! I use Med Round Ruby Reds 2.75mm on my mandos. I also have a 4.10mm Diamond (that I am liking moe and more on mando), a Screamer, Med Round Lite, & a Tradition 2.75mm. Like...
  17. Poll: Re: Poll for The Song A Week Social Group Week #219

    I'm with you OldSausage! I am trying to learn some of the older poll winners. Currently working on Lonesome Fiddle Blues, LOch Leaven Castle and a couple of others. Tried to film LFB last night...
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    Re: Dunlop Tri Stubby picks vs. V Picks

    Well folks, I got my new picks yesterday and (much to my wife's dismay) spent most of the evening on the mandolin and the flat top. Took time to gather the trash just to keep out of the doghouse. In...
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    Re: 2002 Singleton F5

    Yes it surly is! He also built my guitar back in 2008. He finished it July 24 and my youngest son was born the day before. Also, the 2002 mandolin was signed July 24 of that year. I may have to...
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    2002 Singleton F5

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    This mandolin was built by a long time friend and fellow church member Otis Singleton of Centerville, IN. Otis does not build mandolins and guitars as a business per say but rather...
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    Re: Morris F4 #269

    That is so awesome! I have always loved the F4. They are just jewel like. You have an absolute gorgeous piece there. Love the finish. I am sure you and this mandolin will get very aquainted with...
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    Re: Blocks and no progress

    I feel all of everyones frustrations. I told my wife that I am just not satisfied with my playing, that I need to advance myself in many areas. Trying to adjust, tweak, and nearly overhaul my...
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    Re: Dunlop Tri Stubby picks vs. V Picks

    AlanN, What is the cost of the McCray's? Their site isn't supposed to be up and running until this Friday and I cannot seem to find their prices on their FB Page. I may try one then just for...
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    Re: Dunlop Tri Stubby picks vs. V Picks

    Well Folks, I just ordered some V-Picks & a couple of the Gravity Picks. I guess I have just a hint of buyers guilt for the $ spent on just five picks, but my anticipation & excitement chokes it...
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    Re: Dunlop Tri Stubby picks vs. V Picks

    Thanks Larry. Have you seen or heard about the McCray Picks? Looks interesting as well. A man could have have a small fortune wrapped up in trying all these picks. Oh well, adds a little spice...
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