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    Re: Why do you like the picks you like?

    I use Wegen, Red Bear and D'Addario's Chris Thile pick. They were not sold at any retail stores in Tokyo.
    Wegen was bought at an online shop in Japan. I bought the others from the United States.
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    Re: Introduction and my new to me Gibson Fern

    Do you know the Ghibli Museum? It is near from there.
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    Re: Introduction and my new to me Gibson Fern

    Hi There,
    I am in Tokyo and playing a mandolin.
    Also am a friend of Iwamoto over 40 years.
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    Re: Small diameter round braided strap source

    I am using several Little Satchel’s straps for my F styles and A styles.
    Kangaroo leather is long lasting than cowhide.
    I have placed orders via FB messenger every time.
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    Harptone or Cedar Creek Cases

    Hi there,
    Have you ever seen or owned Harptone's Vintage style Arch-top/Arch-back case or Cedar Creek's Vintage style cases? I want you to post any photo if you owned any vintage style cases. I...
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    Re: Bluegrass jam at Moon Stomp in Tokyo

    Hi there,

    I'm a friend of Iwamoto-san since 40 years before.
    I also have visited to Moon Stomp last month!
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    Re: Post A picture of your favorite "A" model

    My Unicorn Made in San Antonio, TEXAS

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  8. Re: Replacing the Tailpiece on my Flatiron (would like original)

    It was not replacement of the Flatrion's.
    I've replace the tailpiece for my Unicorn Mandolin few month ago.
    I had heard that Prucha's are better than other retro style pressed tailpieces. So Was...
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    Re: Slot head screws for Gotoh Tuners

    Default size of Gotoh's screws are M2.3 x 10 with Phillips.
    I have found and got the Brass screws of M2.3 x 12mm with slotted round head. It is also rare size in Japan.
    They said It have to custom...
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    Re: Northfield Airloom Recurve review

    My Airloom Recurve case in Natural have arrived this morning from Michigan.
    Those latches are renewal instead of plastics.
    Guy from Northfield did honest and kind replies to me in spite of...
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    Re: Where to find J Bovier

    Hi there,
    I am interested in thier Balck Top A5 special.
    I have ever heard their mandolins are made in Korea, But Have ever heard that it is made in China also. And I've never seen them in...
  12. Re: Afanti/Pango Octave mandolin (PMD-216 or AMD-216)

    Thanks for the posting.
    I have found those octave mandolins on AliExpress and eBay. They will be FREE shipping charge if I purchased Afanti on AliExpress. I need to pay shipping charge at US$35 if...
  13. Afanti/Pango Octave mandolin (PMD-216 or AMD-216)

    I had not heard that brand name. Am interested in this octave mandolin. Does anyone owns? I want you to let me know your review and some opinions. Thanks.
  14. Thread: Iwamoto?

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    Re: Iwamoto?

    I know him well since over 30 years before. He is representative of "Acoustic World" as a famous mandolin luthier in Tokyo,JAPAN.
    He has the experience of mandolin building over 40 years.
    I had...
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