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    Re: Adventures in Clip-On Mics

    I got around to making the clamp. I got violin chin rest clamp on ebay, bought a sheet of cork at a craft shop and glued pieces to the clamp, and fashioned a cherry scrap and epoxied the clamp legs...
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    Re: Adventures in Clip-On Mics

    Regarding pick-guard noise, the low-cut filter helps a lot, but I guess my hands/fingers fly around a bit too much. I still get some bumps.

    I thought I had lost the DPA clip, and I was not gonna...
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    Re: Adventures in Clip-On Mics

    As a followup to my post above, I found that with the Pro 35 mic clipped to the pickguard, every time my finger touched the guard (which happened a lot more often than I would have guessed) you'd...
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    Re: Gelas mandolin family at Bernunzio's

    Pretty cool to see the full set, and hear the videos! The mandolin is older and made by Gaudet; the rest seem to be made by Rovies

    I've owned a 20's Rovies Gelas mandolin for about 10 years now,...
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    Re: Adventures in Clip-On Mics

    To close the loop on my question above, I bought the Pro35 and a used PreSonus TubePre v1. I also bought one of those small shelf attachments that clamps onto a music stand. I run the 6-foot cable...
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    Re: Adventures in Clip-On Mics

    Thanks, I wasn't familiar with those boxes, just checked sweetwater and not much $$, will be worth it to not have to lug around and worry about the board
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    Re: Adventures in Clip-On Mics

    So I am in a somewhat similar situation of joining a new band where the protocol is for everyone to play through their own amps. I've pretty much always played to mics in the past . I would much...
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    Re: new Aquila mandolin strings ready for tests

    Jill -

    If you are still interested they are still available at ~$5/set at Strings and Beyond. NFI (nor a recommendation to purchase!) on my part.
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    Re: new Aquila mandolin strings ready for tests

    I used the "old" white set of Aquila mando strings on a mando banjo and liked them, so when i saw the new reds available I ordered two sets. I put the first set on my favilla bowlback and really...
  10. Re: Drop Box is now available for Italian 'ballo liscio' sheet mu

    sheri -

    I'm having a hard time finding the link to the Bb folder - can you post it again?

    Thanks!
    Cedwyn
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    Re: 1920s(?) Columbia Flat Back Mandolin

    "Restrung" may be cause for concern, if you or the seller used conventional modern 0.010 - 0.040 strings which may have been all that was available at the local music store. Many mandos from that...
  12. Re: Need help in identifying my old mandolin, please!

    Mike - Soon after the time of the original post, I found some photos of Larsens and similar-looking old no-names (probable Regals or Harmony?) and convinced myself that there was a difference in...
  13. Re: Need help in identifying my old mandolin, please!

    To resuscitate this old thread about the origin of my rosewood flatback:

    Intermountain Guitar and Banjo is selling a nearly identical mandolin as an unmarked Larson Brothers for $925:
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    Re: Cedar as a top tone wood

    Jacobsen mandolins alaskan yellow cedar (NFI):

    http://martinjacobson.com/id/?project=nautilus-16
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    Re: Bridge Replacement on Puerto Rican Cuatro

    Trying again on the sketch of the innards.


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    Re: Bridge Replacement on Puerto Rican Cuatro

    Paul - First, thank you very much for your reply.

    In response to your final question ("Sure you're up for this?), I'm not sure! My concept in buying this thing was that it was a flyer to see if...
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    Bridge Replacement on Puerto Rican Cuatro

    Asking for advice in replacing the bridge on this instrument. (It’s not a mandolin but it has double courses…)

    I purchased for $25 a hurtin’ Puerto-Rican style cuatro this week (ten strings; all...
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    Re: Easy swing tunes

    After reading this thread I bought the Real Dixieland Book Bb edition. It's great fun and highly recommended. Something like 288 songs, many classics and many good ones I was not familiar with. ...
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    For those who like consolidated files, here are Sheri's recent 18 new tunes, plus the Tarantella and Waltz added at the end (I did not amend the excel spreadsheet/table of contents to list those).
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  20. Re: yet another downloadable string tension calculator...

    Don - Some user feedback:

    Using stringtensionpro.com, When I try to check mandola string tensions (using "custom instruments"), I get stuck at the string construction page - the continue button...
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    Re: Advice On Reviving 1930s Columbia Banjolin

    Not sure if any of this matters if the fate is to be wallhanger and not a player, but here's my two cents based on my limited experience restoring some old banjos. It looks to me like it was born...
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    Re: Favilla bowlback

    Mick - have been away from the cafe for a while and just found your post. It is comfortable to play, although the neck is a little narrow. I like the tone, and my wife, who has a jaded but...
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    Re: Favilla bowlback

    Trying again with the photos
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    Re: Favilla bowlback

    More photos, including label, homemade coffin case, and detail of pickguard inlay. I like how the stems are a darker color than the leaves/flowers
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    Favilla bowlback

    Here are some photos of my new Favilla bowlback. I bought it cheap from an antique dealer. It had no bridge or nut, a good sized crack in the back, a general layer of grunge, and the soundhole...
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