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    Re: What has your mandolin been called?

    Well,I pretty much played the " man" out of it last night so all I have left is a "dolin"...
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    Re: Prettiest Peghead Inlays Ever

    That is amazing,even the nut is ornately carved...
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    Re: Phillips Grier and Flinner in Galway NY

    I'll try to make it,,where are you playing exactly?,not in the caves ?
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    Re: Phillips Grier and Flinner in Galway NY

    I live right near there,I didn't know they were playing,,I was raised in Galway,right on the lake back when the population of Galway was 128..
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    Re: beside the mandolin.

    I would play the banjo except for the horse thing...they don't make them wild enough to drag me to go get one...
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    Re: looking to move, but I have no clue where ?.

    Yeah,forget it,you definetly don't want to move here...good luck ..
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    Re: looking to move, but I have no clue where ?.

    You can check out upstate,,Saratoga county,,people are halfway decent and we have hospitals...
  8. Re: Check out this mandolin...... Thoughts, comments, concerns

    It's actually pretty nice,I've seen this mandolin before ,I just can't remember where...
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    Re: 99' F5 Fern info

    Danny Roberts signed Gibsons ain't no slouches either..
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    Re: Picking faster?

    Everything that David said,you can't go wrong,,looking at your video,your picking nice and clean,,but that pinky is holding you back..when it is,mounted,you don't have a true pivoting hand and...
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    Re: Picking faster?

    As stated above,speed is directly related to tremolo,,you can only play as fast as you can tremolo..since you play violin,the problem is in your right hand ,just got to get them two hands to sync....
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    Re: Picking faster?

    personaly,I say yes,The Heel Is Vastly superior to pinky rest,and I hit the sweet spot no problem. Playing just super fast is the begining,next is controlling your speed at will.listen to any good...
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    Re: Picking faster?

    Basically keep it curled in with the rest of the fingers,,,
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    Re: Picking faster?

    I'm a speed picker for sure,been that way my whole life and that's just the way it is,im" too many notes Nydn",,,but I think there is a concept called too fast for your own good..I play comfortably...
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    Re: Original cost of a Lloyd Loar F5

    I know somebody (knew, r.i.p.Fireball Freddy)..who bought one personally from Lloyd Loar ,I don't know the exact year,but he said he paid $225. for it...
  16. Thread: Finger Ease

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    Re: Finger Ease

    The callous on my left index gets so thick and hard you can't even play,I have to shave it down with a scalpel...
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    Re: Fingerboard Extensions

    Seems to be an epidemic of pick clickers out there....
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    Re: Meet ... the Perfect Mandolin Player.

    Their going to execute me and turn me into tone bars!...
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    Re: Headstock Scroll repair?

    Pete,,is that your avatar,with that thing hanging off? That's great man...
  20. Re: A-5 Jethro two-point.. what can you tell me about this?

    I've never seen a label like that,,that "Gibson" is really inlayed off center...
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    Re: Uther my cat..

    Wow,,is that you guys playing? Thank you so much,,that is just awesome! So good man,,the mandolin playing is fantastic and the flute player is,over the top! I really needed that!
  22. Re: Balancing practice between two instruments...

    "Jack of all trades,master of none", or master of one.
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    Re: Top three favorite Bill Monroe tunes.

    1. Kentucky mandolin. 2. Big Mon 3. Southern flavor..a second nod to Wheel hoss,Rawhide ..
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    Re: I Don't Do Tab

    "Imagination is more important than knowledge", ,A.Einstein..
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    Re: Uther my cat..

    I wish to thank everyone for their replies,I am deeply moved by your very kind comments.
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