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    Full Moon Pickin Party in Nashville

    Hello.
    Have any of you been to the Full Moon Pickin Party on Old Hickory Blvd in Nashville? There's one coming up next friday and I'll be visiting family there. Just wondered about the size and...
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    Re: Michael Cleveland & Flamekeeper

    I had the pleasure of seeing and hearing them last year at the Pagosa Folk and Bluegrass Festival. Michael did a fiddle workshop with Luke Bulla that was amazing. Seems that they have known one...
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    Sticky: Re: Post a Pic from the Past

    Been meaning to scan and post for a while. I combined a couple of photos from one of the Redgate festivals just north of Knoxville from the late 1970's. J. D. Crowe et al. Brings back some...
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    Re: Clip-on mic setup, anyone?

    Here's another idea for attaching a clip-on microphone. I got a friend to make an extension to my arm rest that goes over the tailpiece (that's where my arm goes anyway) and lifts at the treble end....
  5. Re: Piezo Pickup Build Notes and double sided tape Question

    Hello pops1. When you talk about glue and double sided tape, where are you putting the glue? Between the two pieces of tape, between the tape and the mandolin, between the disk and the tape? Also,...
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    Re: Alive Inside

    Great post, thanks. I just finished reading a book called "Waking the Spirit: A musician's journey healing body, mind and soul" by Andrew Schulman. Amazing true story of a classical guitarist who...
  7. Re: An Elkhorn, A State Guitar Champion, and Some Outside Februar

    Hey Jim, The Elkhorn sounds great. What kind of pick-up are you using?
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    Re: V-Picks Giveaway

    Pick me please.
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    Teens Gibson tailpiece

    I have a tailpiece, cover and end pin that came with a 1912 A that I purchased several years ago. The tailpiece was replaced with a modern one in order to enlarge the end pin hole for a pickup prior...
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    Re: Good music in Portland, Or

    Wow!! Great responses. Thanks. I'll look forward to taking in the music scene of Portland.

    Mike
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    Good music in Portland, Or

    Hello fellow mando people,

    I will be visiting Portland, OR next week and will be looking for places to hear good music. Bluegrass, oldtime, folk, jazz, any suggestions would be appreciated. ...
  12. I have had the same thing happen on a mando and a...

    I have had the same thing happen on a mando and a guitar. I called the folks at Mcintire and was told that the problem was probably that the wood surface was not as clean as it should be when the...
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    Just one year ago I got my Elliott A model and...

    Just one year ago I got my Elliott A model and couldn't be happier. Ward Elliott's contact info is in the builder database. I would suggest just giving him a call to talk about the possibilities....
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    I have the pleasure of playing #59. Ward was...

    I have the pleasure of playing #59. Ward was great to work with and produces a high quality instrument. The craftsmanship (fit and finish) is excellent and the sound quality makes me smile every time...
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    I'll put in a good word for Ward Elliott. He...

    I'll put in a good word for Ward Elliott. He completed an A model for me in early Dec and I couldn't be happier. Pictures can be found on the pictures section of this board and on his website under...
  16. Thread: Elliott #59

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    OK one more just a little larger.

    OK one more just a little larger.
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    more

    more
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    back and more

    back and more
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    Front

    Front
  20. Thread: Elliott #59

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    This post is long overdue.  Ward finished this...

    This post is long overdue. #Ward finished this mando in early December and I have been enjoying it too much to stop and take photos. #The top is Red Spruce, back is one piece, slab cut. #Fingerboard...
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    I'll gladly add my encouragement to anyone...

    I'll gladly add my encouragement to anyone interested in an Elliott mandolin. I have an A model (#59) just completed in early December. Working with Ward to define the mando was a real pleasure. He...
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    Hi Jim, Ward is just finishing up an A model...

    Hi Jim,

    Ward is just finishing up an A model for me. I think he is trying to do the finish work on both at the same time. Your F model looks fantastic. He has promised to send pictures to me later...
  23. Thread: peter white

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    I got to visit with Peter White several years ago...

    I got to visit with Peter White several years ago in his shop in Albuquerque, NM. #If I remember correctly, he is a professor at the University of New Mexico and makes violin family instruments for...
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    Hi, Has anyone been to or going to the Four...

    Hi,

    Has anyone been to or going to the Four Corners Folk Festival in Pagosa Springs, CO? Looks like a good line-up this weekend including Drew Emmott, Matt Flinner, Tim O'brien, the Waybacks, the...
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