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    Re: Charlie Monroe's Mandolin players

    Thanks Brad for the id on the mandolin players in the photo....
    Just a matter of opinion here,Thile and Daves are fine players indeed but my ears are telling me that they certainly are making no...
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    Re: Charlie Monroe's Mandolin players

    78817
    Now there's an idea... two mandolin players!
    Anybody know who these two gentleman are?
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    Re: Charlie Monroe's Mandolin players

    Here is the Old Homestead LP of radio broadcasts of Charlie Monroe and The Kentucky Pardners from 1944 featuring Lester Flatt on Mandolin and Vocals... It's good stuff!...
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    Charlie Monroe's Mandolin players

    Perhaps I have missed a thread on this topic in the past,I am not sure?
    I wanted to see if there were any fans of Charlie Monroe on the cafe?
    I have been listening to his entire recorded catalog...
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    Re: Why cant they just leave us alone?

    The power of the pre teen and teenage girl in the commercial market place should never be underestimated ... glad she writes her own songs,that alone is a skill worthy of the term "role model"!!!
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    Re: Old Time Music with Mandolin

    http://vimeo.com/32059424
    I believe this is the correct method to post video
  7. Re: Del McCoury 100th birthday tribute to Bill Monroe

    Finally The McCoury's are back to doing what they do best .... playing Bill Monroe style Bluegrass which is equal parts imitation and innovation.
    All the excursions into Pop and Rock cover territory...
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    Re: that OT sound

    Indeed!
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    Re: that OT sound

    Collings; Loud,stays in tune,decent tone .... good resale value... buy it and enjoy!!
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    Re: that OT sound

    The ultimate changes in the design of the fiddle(violin) and the banjo were part of the process of making both instruments easier for use in classical music not country music.
    I think the concept of...
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    Re: that OT sound

    It is too bad that anyone wanting to engage in a legitimate discussion about Old Time music,it's players and the instruments that are best suited to execute the style,must suffer though indulgent...
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    Re: that OT sound

    The Gibson F5 was created and introduced into the world during the Golden Age of Old Time Music.
    Certainly anybody who would claim that the sound of the F5 is somehow inappropriate in this context...
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    Re: that OT sound

    Make sure the instrument is extremely quiet,hard to hold and have tuners that barely function .... that is the true old time sound!
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    Re: that OT sound

    A Gibson oval hole from ANY era would be a great choice...
    a few 30's ovals are floating around and some of them have blow my mind!
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    Re: Breton Bands/Artists

    Viva la Breton'
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    Re: Schertler Set Up

    Hey ryrock
    How much modification to the mandolin did you have to do in order to install the Resocoil?
  17. Re: McIntyre Disc vs. K&K Twin Internal Pickup?

    So it seems putting wood screws into your mandolin is the way this new Resocoil Schertler is installed?
    Correct me if I am wrong....
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    Re: Experience with Siminoff tuners

    Thanks Ken!
    I am fine using the old stamped bushings,I really am hoping the diameter is gonna work ... otherwise
    I may consider ordering some custom tuners from Mr. Alessi
    The sound and...
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    Re: Experience with Siminoff tuners

    Ken
    Did these bushings fit the holes of your 34 F5 without modification?
    Are you saying the holes on an F4 of this specific vintage would be too small for these tuners to fit as opposed to an F5?...
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    Re: Experience with Siminoff tuners

    Uncle Ken
    I may be interested...
    Yes Worm over,I stand corrected...
    What instrument were the tuners for before you stopped using them?
    How well did they hold tune as you played?
    Were they easy...
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    Experience with Siminoff tuners

    Thinking about purchasing a set of tuners for my 1928 Gibson F4 from the Siminoff website I am interested in the tuners with the worm under as this mandolin requires them ...
    My questions are;
    1....
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    Re: If Money was no Object...

    This Gibson is so unique ... might give it a whirl if I had the financial support.http://http://www.vintageinstruments.com/photos/inst35/1936fernful.jpg
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    Re: Old Rodney Dangerfield

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jum07NfQ_do
    Here another direction to turn with this piece of music that is quiet different and very satisfying!
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    Re: Old Rodney Dangerfield

    No respect huh? ... I can see why!
  25. Re: The Yearly "IBMA Awards are Ridiculous" Thread

    This event is put on by folks who have a desire to see their version of Bluegrass Music take it's rightful place right next to Taylor Swift and Kenny Chesney on the mainstream country radio charts....
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