Search:

Page 1 of 37 1 2 3 4

Search: Search took 1.00 seconds.

  1. Replies
    24
    Views
    1,910

    Re: Troublesome Creek

    It was me!

    I took fatt-dad’s advice and went for it!

    I made the trip down south to Melodee to check them out and ended up buying. Sales manager Chris was welcoming and knowledgeable and...
  2. My Latest Piccolo (Sopranino) Build Sports a Different Finish

    189104

    189103

    189102


    I just completed my latest Sopranino (Piccolo) mandolin. For those new to that term, it is a higher pitched, smaller member of the mandolin family. It a fourth above...
  3. Re: If money was no object, and perfect bluegrass tone was only g

    Since I hear a difference between Bill Monroe, Alan Bibey, Mike Compton, Dave McLaughlin, Ronnie McCoury, Pee Wee Lambert, Adam Steffey, Jesse Brock, Sierra Hull, Nathan Livers and every other great...
  4. Re: If money was no object, and perfect bluegrass tone was only g

    Based on what the OP stated as desire, this was the first name that came to mind as well. Very traditional sounding instruments without breaking the bank (comparatively speaking.)
  5. Re: just starting out - what are my string options?

    pheffernan has the best option for Jazz: tune to "standard" tenor tuning, CGDA, and get yourself some tenor banjo books. Mostly the tenor banjo books have Jazz repertoire in them. You don't have to...
  6. Replies
    16
    Views
    1,929

    NMD Pomeroy Oval

    This has been in the works for a few months. It arrived today and it's spectacular. The neck shape/size is perfect--extremely comfortable and fast and easy to get around on. Don made it custom for me...
  7. Replies
    13
    Views
    1,687

    Re: Wayne’s World of Mandolin Channel?

    I had to get a Stanley F5 since Wayne wouldn't sell the A5 back to me like you did. :grin:
  8. Replies
    14
    Views
    1,795

    Re: Question for flat top players

    Lawrence Nyberg is building be a "Celtic" flattop. 11.5" wide and 2.75" deep, flamed claro walnut with a cedar top. Definitely different from the rest of the stable. Looking forward to watching it...
  9. Replies
    17
    Views
    1,781

    Re: Eastman Mandolin Advice

    I 2nd the Ratliff Country Boy mandolin choice. You'll have a mandolin made by some one with a name and face attached and not an anonymous person on a line. Audey selects the wood, carves,...
  10. Replies
    24
    Views
    2,345

    Re: Need mandolin recommendations a-style

    I've been meaning to reply to you all with my thanks. I found and bought a used Duff A-5. I think it's all I'll ever need. Thanks for everyone's input. It was very helpful. Cheers, Jim
  11. Re: PRETTY Collings Custom MF FLAME looks like a real auction on

    I traded my blonde Collings MF with white binding earlier this year. I had valued it $3500 to $4000 as did the other parties' instrument. I think you're valuation is good. It will be interesting to...
  12. Re: PRETTY Collings Custom MF FLAME looks like a real auction on

    I agree. The tuners alone are a $400-500 upgrade. $4000 would be a good price.
  13. Replies
    17
    Views
    1,781

    Re: Eastman Mandolin Advice

    The equivalent to the Eastman 505 in an F style is the Eastman 515...

    https://www.mandolincafe.com/ads/159614#159614

    The Ratliff Country Boy pointed out in your other thread would be hard to...
  14. Replies
    4
    Views
    524

    Re: New Piccolo (Sopranino) Mandolin

    Hi Patrick,

    Thanks, I appreciate it.

    I'm really don't know whether it's Long Leaf or not. The Floor Installer just called it Yellow Pine. It sure is pretty wood though. It is so resinous...
  15. Replies
    4
    Views
    524

    New Piccolo (Sopranino) Mandolin

    188050188049188048
    Here is my latest Piccolo (Sopranino) Mandolin build, completed just a few days ago. I am still tweaking the setup, but am pleased with it already. I love its sweet, clear voice...
  16. Re: How to clean and polish Varnish on my New Pava Pro

    I was gonna say... :)

    I use a terrycloth sweat band / sleave on my right fore arm - instead of an arm rest. Just more comfortable for me. But I would not hesitate, were that to my taste, to put...
  17. Re: How to clean and polish Varnish on my New Pava Pro

    Thanks all! I have enjoyed McClungs and Cumberland Acoustics on all my mandolins, but with this one I am being super careful. Kevin, I have some of Steve’s Jubilee polish. I will keep that in mind....
  18. Replies
    32
    Views
    2,390

    Re: NMD Pava Pro

    Just a quick, humble demo. Nothing well thought out.
    https://youtu.be/Ets_VEy1U48
  19. Replies
    32
    Views
    2,390

    Re: NMD Pava Pro

    Thank You, Pat, and thanks for being my shopping buddy. You’re right— I sold three treasures to take a step up and I was blown away when I laid the pick to the courses the first time. Have a great...
  20. Replies
    32
    Views
    2,390

    NMD Pava Pro

    I am happy to share my new mandolin from the Mandolin Store. This is my Pava Pro Deluxe A5, with a varnish finish, torrefied top, one piece back, gold James tailpiece, gold Gotoh Tuners, ebony...
  21. Replies
    7
    Views
    1,511

    Re: Weber Custom Vintage

    I think the vintage A on TMS had a major finish blemish but it seems to have sold quickly.
  22. Replies
    1
    Views
    707

    Re: Harptone Cases

    They are made by TKL. Materials, design and quality are good. I believe the "classic" is the line I'm familiar with and I'd say it is similar to a good TKL case, maybe not as 'nice' as a Cedar Creek...
  23. Re: Quarantine Collaboration - (and appreciation)

    Awesome vidoe and story!

    Passernigs are amazing instruments.
  24. Replies
    6
    Views
    10,981

    Re: New Build: 13 inch scale Flat-Top

    Just a quick update. I've been playing this new mandolin for a week or so now and it is really starting to sound good. I have adjusted the setup a bit and now have the bridge and nut where I want...
  25. Replies
    64
    Views
    42,617

    Re: Waterlox Marine High Gloss

    The "witches brew" formula adds eye of newt and toad stool...;)
Results 1 to 25 of 907
Page 1 of 37 1 2 3 4