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    Re: The Traveling Pick Sampler - Anyone Interested?

    A side of me loves maintaining lists and spreadsheets and data... take care, "hospice situations" aren't any fun.

    Sevelos (sent)
    hossamassey (en route)
    Kback
    Northwest Steve
    tangleweeds...
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    Inside the Elderly Repair Shop

    check out the neat restoration of a Gibson, at the end of the article.

    http://www.elderly.com/articles/alwinter2011.html/?___SID=U
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    Re: The Traveling Pick Sampler - Anyone Interested?

    Thanks to everyone contributing to the Traveling Pick Sampler and especially to "jhowell" for sending me the picks!
    I finished testing them and sent a private message to "hossamassey" who is the...
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    Re: Differences among music genres?

    Yeah, good luck defining "jazz," any better than you can define "bluegrass"! Mr. Yudkin's schoolbook definition is definitely for the unsophisticated, and it's overly simplistic. Maybe it'll...
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    Rechargeable Intellitouch Tuner?

    The folks at JustStrings.com have this Intellitouch PT40C tuner listed at an introductory price. I might buy one for around the house. I'm not sure if I can get past not being able to pop a battery...
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    Re: ff breedlove mandolin just bought

    Since I change strings one at a time to avoid un-stressing and re-stressing the top I don't feel the need for a capo to hold the strings. I will clean under the strings when I need to, but only take...
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    Re: Science of Sound?

    1) Thile IS great!
    2) Monroe IS great!
    3) BC picks ARE great!
    4) Well, TS may sound great, but it's an eco-disaster, and made unnecessary by BC picks and suchlike!
    5) Bluegrass is whatever you...
  8. ACL: The Avett Brothers / Nickel Creek streaming (re-)available

    Austin City Limits has made their The Avett Brothers / Nickel Creek episode available again:
    http://www.pbs.org/video/2365389551/

    Always a fun watch!
  9. Thread: Science of Sound?

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    Re: Science of Sound?

    Well put sbloc...very eloquent and thank you for taking the time to post your thoughts. I'm with you on this point wholeheartedly. I shall be waking the beast in a couple of hours for a Monday night...
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    Re: Science of Sound?

    Some of the points that folks have made about science are perfectly true, and YES, you have to keep an open mind. It is almost certainly true that some things change in a mandolin (actually, more...
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    Re: When to play beyond 7th fret?

    I'm more than a little surprised at the number of posts averring the notion to eschew playing that high up the neck. The instrument affords the player such possibilities; why not use them?

    Have...
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    Re: No Mando Content

    I watch "The Longest Day" every year on the 6th of June just to make sure it is not forgotten. Would never have thought of posting that here.
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    Re: The nut broke when changing my strings

    Eight years on the same set of strings? A-mazin'! I'm sure that they got thoroughly imbedded in the nut slots, and when you pulled some of them out part of the nut came with 'em.

    Not really an...
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    My Recent Visit to The Mandolin Store

    I'm fortunate that I live within a 30 minute drive from The Mandolin Store located in Surprise, AZ (I'm in Phoenix). I've been wanting to upgrade to a higher quality mandolin and have been pestering...
  15. Re: A Relic'd Collings MF-5: Beauty or Blasphemy?

    Nope, uh uh, no way.

    That's an instrument distressed by someone who has no idea how real wear happens or what it looks like. Maybe combined with a hard lacquer finish where it's hard to pull off...
  16. Re: A Relic'd Collings MF-5: Beauty or Blasphemy?

    I understand the pinky plant "wear" and sort of get the slight wear on the scroll (hot chopping?) but how do you explain the right arm location wear? Was this fictional player wearing a sandpaper...
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    Re: Today While Mandolinin

    So, let me brag. I am the richest person in the world. You may not know this, but its true. I have what cannot be purchased.

    Once a month between nine and nineteen musicians come to my house for...
  18. Re: Is the Era of Free Streaming Music Coming to an End?

    I feel like such a dinosaur; But I buy CDs or high quality downloads from places like bandcamp and Amazon.
    I use YouTube to see what'sout there, then I buy the CD or DVD.
    Is it really weird not...
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    A brand new mandola!

    Hi mandolin players

    So pleased. Received my new JBovier F5 mandola. She is like autumn, dry and rich in tone. Exquisite. Her name is autumn. Beautiful tone and beautiful instrument.
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    Re: New Mandolin owner

    When you spend anywhere from hundreds to thousands of dollars on a mandolin, it's not unreasonable to fork out $35 for a Blue Chip pick, despite the prejudicial comments of a few naysayers (above)....
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    Re: Brace Yourselves: Another Thread About Picks!

    My experience with the Blue Chip, the Wegen, the Red Bear, and the Primetone is that I am unable to make them wear down. I play a lot and the old ones look just like the new ones.

    If Blue Chip...
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    "Custom Shop" Gibson F5G

    Does anyone actually like this mandolin? Would anyone buy it?

    http://www.rfcharle.com/HTML/PhotosInstruments/F5GC.11.html
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    Check out this sweet mandocello

    NFI - This Gernandt mandocello sounds so nice. And the quilted back and sides really make it eye catching.
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    Re: Copyright Question

    Under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, http://www.copyright.gov/legislation/dmca.pdf , a work is copyrightten at creation; what you do with the gov. is register the copyright.

    You can save...
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    Re: Copyright Question

    Yup, good point (if a bit sarcastic)! This is an old canard, I'm afraid.

    The "poor man's copyright" -- namely, mailing yourself a copy of the work in a sealed envelope by certified mail (or some...
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