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    Re: Mounting a DPA 4099 on a mandolin

    A few other examples...

    176515

    176516

    176517

    Definitely loop the cable to avoid pulling on the mount.
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    Re: Mounting a DPA 4099 on a mandolin

    If it helps, here is a photo of how the mic clamp looks from the bottom side of my mandolin. Note that the two little "feet" fit nicely in a narrow gap of the Tonegard, so I don't have to remove the...
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    Re: Mounting a DPA 4099 on a mandolin

    The standard DPA4099 mounting bracket, which attaches like a carpenter jack to the side of the instrument (usually at a place midway between the F5 bottom point and tailpiece) should be perfectly...
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    Re: Mounting a DPA 4099 on a mandolin

    I'm not gigging much now, but I used the DPA 4099 on my mandolin for several years with no problems. A few tips that might help:

    If you mount it the way I do (see image below), that area where the...
  5. Thread: Kentucky Km-950

    by meado
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    Kentucky Km-950

    I saw this model on Amazon for $647.48.

    Pricing error? One left.

    I only wish I were in the market for an A mando!
  6. Thread: Blues Backup

    by Don Julin
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    Re: Blues Backup

    Here is one approach that works in some blues grooves.

    https://youtu.be/8RjZrAzeovY
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    Re: Blues Backup

    hehe havenīt been here in a while but coming back i see this post =)

    dwc if you get the chance to attend a bluesmandolin workshop by Niles donīt miss the opportunity.
    Niles is the man to show...
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    Re: Blues Backup

    Play "guitar" on mandolin. Use riff figures (think Muddy Waters, Howlin' Wolf) as close as you can to the way - notewise - they were done on guitar. Split string stuff and voicings on the G and D...
  9. Thread: Blues Backup

    by Jim Bevan
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    Re: Blues Backup

    Learn to play that standard VIm-Vm blues chord lick, and you'll be good to go.

    For example: Say you're in G, and since it's a blues, you're in 12/8. Play the open G on "1", and play an Em (G (12th...
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    Re: Purchasing through the Cafe

    I feel I need to respond to this, not because of anything you've personally said or done, but someone reading this that is new might not fully understand and I feel it's important to clarify from my...
  11. Re: Breedlove production moving to China -- Will Weber be next?

    Hey fellow mandolin warriors. To put fears to rest. There are no intensions of ever moving any part of Weber to China. We will remain a domestically built family of instruments.
  12. Re: Charlie Christian for the Non-Jazz-Mandolin Player

    Actually the bridge in Ab is

    G7 C7 F7 Bb7 Eb7 not quite Rhythm Changes

    The A part in the Christian Goodman version is just a long Ab chord.
  13. Re: Until I learn More Theory...What Chords Should I Practice?

    Please see Phil's post3# for proper notating of chords, we typically go from low strings to high when putting the shapes on paper.
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    Talent vs Practice vs ???

    A recent article on the ongoing "talent vs practice" thread. Originally printed in Scientific American. If I'm reading this correctly, it appears to assert that the "10,000 hours" theory, first...
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