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  1. Re: What do you do when you're Just. Not. Feeling it?

    Ride my bike, walk, hike ! Give the mandolin a break for several days !
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    Re: Martin Monel strings

    I didn't have much luck with D'Addario monels but haven't tried Martin. Mangan are great----to my ears !
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    Re: Old vs New Oval

    Love my Girouard A and F ovals !
  4. Poll: Re: Poll for the Song a Week Social Group Week #531

    Finally voted ! Four Poster Bed !
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    Re: Martin Monel strings

    Try Curt Mangan Monels ! Best of both worlds !
  6. Re: Long term planning for 1st mandolin and uke GDAE in the meant

    Trying out in person is smart !
  7. Poll: Re: Poll for the Song a Week Social Group Week #531

    First time I can't vote as I don't like any of them ! :)
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    Re: Free mando lessons on YouTube

    Good for you ! :)
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    Re: Still cant play a break!

    Begin with very simple songs and you have to get the tune in your ear/mind/head first ! It will come and don't give up !
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    Re: What's your favorite mandolin resources?

    A great online FREE site is mandolessons.com although you can and should donate if you find the site useful. Another very good learning tool is Band in the Box site. But to begin your journey i would...
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    Re: New Northfield/Gilchrist tailpiece-Nice!

    If you think these are cool, you should look at Max Girouard's tailpieces !! His are the best I have seen ! Of course you may have to buy a Girouard mandolin with it ! :)
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    Re: What's the real difference?

    You can buy an artist's paint brush for the same price as the great artist's pay for one today ! But the results ?
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    Re: Kentucky KM1050 Or KM1500

    Play both and whichever sounds the best to your ear is the one you should get !
  14. Re: Joining the Girouard Club with an F Oval hole

    Thanks but let's not just give all the credit to Max ! :) Behind most every successful man is a successful, inspiring and dedicated woman ! That woman is Lauri Girouard who is a master at staining...
  15. Re: Joining the Girouard Club with an F Oval hole

    The best of the best ! Great sound, great workmanship, great people ! Love my Girouard A oval and my Girouard F oval !
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    Re: Need mandolin recommendations a-style

    "I think it's all I'll ever need" according to Jim Gibb !! :) Sorry , but need may be correct but WANT will enter the picture someday as your mandolin collection expands ! Count on it !! :) Keep...
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    Re: Eastman Mandolin Advice

    I would also stick with the 505 until you get more hours of practice under your belt ! In my experience with Eastman a higher number instrument does not always indicate a better sounding instrument !...
  18. Re: Two Hornpipes: Rights of Man and Off to California

    Great job ! Love the tune Off to California ! Working on it now !
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    Re: Online Mandolin Lesson suggestions

    Pete Martin at pete@petimarpress.com
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    Re: Need mandolin recommendations a-style

    I have owned and played many A 5's and ovals but the examples that impressed me the most were the instruments made by Max Girouard ! Check out his website ! Fantastic workmanship and great sounding...
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    Re: advice on purchasing a Mandolin

    May be difficult to find but a used Girouard A is worth looking for ! Check with Max as he may be able to help ! Fantastic instruments !
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    Re: Red Valley Mandolin - Out On The Ocean

    Sounds good !
  23. Re: Medley of tunes played on my Red Valley Mandolin

    Good job !
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    Re: Chinese made mandolins (Northfield?)

    Let your ears and fingers be your guide ! Try one out as with any mandolin !
  25. Re: When did you realize mandolin was your primary instrument?

    At age 63 when I began my mandolin journey !!
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