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  1. Re: When did you realize mandolin was your primary instrument?

    It actually was by default. In the mid 70's I joined a band with three guitar players, and guess what I played? Well, I bought a cheapo mandolin and have been hooked ever since. No regrets.
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    Re: Garcia guitar Grisman mandolin

    I was gonna say the same about "Been All Around This World" but Mike beat me to it. Thanks Mike.
  3. Re: Have you EXP74 users switched to XTís?

    I did the switch to the Elixir nano-web and love them.
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    Re: String recommendations

    I used to use the J74's all the time until I discovered Elixir Nano Web mediums. I use them for both guitar and mandolins. The sound is great and they last much longer than other strings. Good...
  5. Re: Looking for feedback on an original bluegrass tune

    Good job. I agree with Lucas, it needs some back up harmony. Keep going.
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    Re: Live from Here is no more

    that's a shame, it was cool and a lot of fun.
  7. Re: What should I do with this interesting and great sounding man

    Get it fixed and play the snot out of it.
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    Re: "Brain Flatulence" when playing

    Been there, done that. My only solution is practice, practice, practice. Even then I occasionally have the problem. Oh well, I guess I'm old.
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    Re: Strings By Mail

    Get the nano web ones, they last a long time.
  10. Re: Buying my first Mandolin- Equipment questions

    Listen to Kevin. I made the mistake of taking all of the strings off the first time I restrung a mandolin. It can be a real problem. Good luck and have fun.
  11. Re: Gonna Lay Down My Old Guitar (The Delmore Brothers)

    There's a good book, "Truth Is Stranger Than Fiction", edited by Charles Wolfe that is the autobiography of Alton Delmore. Fun, informative and interesting. It was published in 1977 by The Country...
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    Re: Burtenshaw Mandolin #16...

    Beeeeeeeeeeeeeeautiful.
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    Re: Live From Home

    This thread is so great, thank you Scott.
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    Re: Mandolin insurance?

    I added my mandolins and guitar to my homeowner's policy. Fairly reasonable rates too.
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    Re: how much should I offer for this mandolin

    Part of the equation is how badly you want the durned thing.
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    Re: Describe your MAS progression

    In chronological order.........Auria, 1916 Gibson A2, Kentucky 1000, Randy Wood F5, 1916 Gibson A4, 1920 Gibson F4, 1920 Gibson A3. Still have the last four and now I'm done................
  17. Re: 1923 A2- To Drill Or Not to Drill? That is the question...

    Would it be the end of the world to just forget about putting the pick guard on?
  18. Thread: floor racks

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    Re: floor racks

    All I've ever seen are individual mandolin stands.
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    Re: Which mandolin to buy

    I was in the same space a long time ago. Had a real cheap mando and wanted an upgrade. At the time, I could afford an old Gibson A 2 model, I think it was in the mid teens. It was one of the best...
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    Re: Beginner getting into Bluegrass

    Bill Monroe of course, Flatt and Scruggs, Larry Cordle, Dreadful Snakes, Nashville Blue Grass Band, Stanley Brothers, Band of Ruhks, James King, Red Allen, Don Rigsby, Claire Lynch, Lonesome River...
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    Re: One Mandolin - forever...

    I'd put my money on a Randy Wood. I have played Gilchrists and Gibsons and other assorted stuff. None of them compare to my Randy Wood F 5.
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    Re: No reason for this post...

    It worked Ranald, thanks.
  23. Thread: F-5 Galaxy

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    Re: F-5 Galaxy

    Who is the luthier?
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    Re: Top-rated mandolins for 2020

    Some of the reviewers obviously did not take their medication prior to listening and examining the mandolins.
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    Re: Shipping picks: A word to the wise...

    Wouldn't a little denatured alcohol take the sticky stuff off?
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