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    Re: Post a picture of what's on your bench?

    https://www.mandolincafe.com/forum/group.php?gmid=75468&do=discuss#gmessage75468
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    Re: Post a picture of what's on your bench?

    No recording yet It has only been strung up for 20 hours and is just starting to hold tune. The break in on the Nylagut is said to be several days. My playing wont do it justice but I will try, or...
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    Re: Post a picture of what's on your bench?

    I am really falling in love with the tone and play-ability even as I wait for the Nylagut strings to stretch and stretch. Do others have any experience with Nylagut?
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    Re: Post a picture of what's on your bench?

    I am only a part time builder. I am pleased by the results of my latest effort. It is a vintage Mid Missouri Mandolin Company Nylon Four String Conversion

    1999 or so MO model. This mandolin came...
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    Re: Ideas for what could be rattling on Mandolin!

    Rattles and buzzes are like ticks and mosquito's. I always check every where.
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    Re: New to the emando world.

    I think I see a cord hanging off of the Ovation and he is standing in front of a Silver Face Fender. Ovation was very early on making acoustic electric`s and did a fairly good job with their...
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    Re: New to the emando world.

    Cool video. I have watched it several times. Mandolin on top is a mix that works for me. The resonator is a National I assume? It really cuts. I still do not get Ovation guitars other than the nice...
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    Re: Ready built electric mandolin necks?

    I encourage other fellow do it yourselfers with the wherewithal to to make a body, and a table saw or radial arm saw (many builders use only a hand saw and miter box) to do as JimCh make the neck...
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    Re: Ready built electric mandolin necks?

    The ready made fret board from Stewart Macdonald may be of value to those wishing to make there own. I think the Mandocaster had a non adjustable truss rod. what are folks thoughts about a truss rod...
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    Re: Ready built electric mandolin necks?

    I was referring to the supply and demand thing. Necks for the 2 of the most popular guitars in the world, which are all over the web, versus an electric mandolin neck that can`t be found anywhere on...
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    Re: Ready built electric mandolin necks?

    In case others are on the same quest, the parts to make your own are available at Stewart Macdonald

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    Re: Ready built electric mandolin necks?

    Comparing an esoteric electric mandolin neck to a Tele or a Strat neck seems like a bit of a stretch? Especially when we are coming at this question from the angle of a $175.00 Saga kit as one of the...
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    Re: Ready built electric mandolin necks?

    These are the economics that keep me thankful for my day job, digging ditches and cleaning gutters.
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    Re: Granite in the shop

    He is inspiring. Using these techniques to get my fret rocker and other tools truly flat has greatly improved my fret work.
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    Re: Granite in the shop

    Mr Gelbart talks about flatness and displays some granite on episode 17

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cwdoUjynpEk&pbjreload=101
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    Re: Ready built electric mandolin necks?

    I make my own and have a few on hand. I do not want to go outside the forum guidelines and self promote items for sale. I am interested in understanding the marketplace. I fantasize that my home made...
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    Re: Ready built electric mandolin necks?

    Does anyone have any thoughts about what a ready built electric mandolin neck might sell for? The DIY market and the custom shop market seem to be worlds apart.
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    Re: Granite in the shop

    I learned to get things flat (or as close as I can) from watching Dan Gelbart`s you Tube series. I struggled with my procedure with the fret rocker for years. Turns out it had not been faced or...
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    Re: Ready built electric mandolin necks?

    It sound like you have this solved. In the hope of drumming up some business for a friend, Mike Dulak of Big Muddy Mandolins is tooled up to make this kind of thing.

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    Re: how do you clean your files?

    Thanks contributors for this helpfull thread. I am learning not to abuse mine as well. When mine get really bad, dull, or rusty. I send them to Boogs Tool and File Sharpning. They come back like new...
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    Re: String Buzz Octave Mandoline

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    Hi there, I find the octave mandolin to be particularly prone to buzz's and rattles. I am not fond of the zero fret. Based on your observations I would first check for a high fret, # 1...
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    Re: New to the emando world.

    Very cool! Also looking forward to hearing it. There is an unusual album featuring an old Fender by John Kruth called The Cherry Electric.
    Also, hear is a link to a Brian Oberlin demo of an EM-8....
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    Re: Big Mandolin With Banjo Tuning

    Hopefully this will link an audio from Mr Froese
    https://soundcloud.com/user-394254588/youaremysunshine
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    Si M. Crump envisage d'exporter du bois de rose, je crois comprendre que tout le papier de la CITES devra être mis en ordre. Je recommande de choisir un bois différent.
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    Re: APC/Carvahlo or Trinity College Octave?

    I found this helpful regarding pictures. It is a cut and paste from the "Crittern Adventures" thread. Congratulations on your new Octave.

    "For pictures, you have to go to "Go Advanced" (next to...
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