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  1. Re: rarest of rare in the classifieds, great instrument, super pr

    The ad has been deleted. Anybody planning getting ready for a true Thanksgiving?
  2. Re: What are some good "Guitar Body Octave Mandolin makers out th

    Have we seen this mandola, Mary? Lawrence sure makes a beauty, and his mandolas are played by some of the best in the business.
  3. Re: What are some good "Guitar Body Octave Mandolin makers out th

    Did someone say pictures?

    189905

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  4. Re: rarest of rare in the classifieds, great instrument, super pr

    There's a Facebook page for #19 claiming it was completed in October of 2019, and I seem to recall Adrian saying that he was working on #20-#26 during the pandemic:
    ...
  5. Re: rarest of rare in the classifieds, great instrument, super pr

    I believe that Adrian has only completed nineteen mandolins, and I’ve never seen one listed in the classifieds previously.
  6. Re: Flatiron 1N (The one that got away) and Northfield Calhoun

    Iíve bought a number of used flattops in the last several years in the $400-500 range, although prices do seem to be rising based on the pair of Flatirons listed lately by Elderly. The only flattop...
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    Re: McClung Armrest

    Iíve installed and appreciated the McClung armrest on a number of mandolins that Iíve bought used, but Iíve been reluctant to put one on a custom order / new purchase. I like your determination to...
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    Re: Searching for Ellis F-5 SR# 110-07

    Its pictures seem like they’re being used here: https://www.ebay.com/itm/Ellis-Deluxe-Mandolin/324355619772?hash=item4b8519fbbc:m:mG_Jzo9Al8t5T_qyei998bA&redirect=mobile
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    Re: Repair tech in Sarasota, FL?

    Ross Teigen relocated to Hawthorne which is ~180 miles away.
  10. Re: New to mandolin. Looking for recommendations

    Do you have a particular music that you’re intending to play? Given some of your experience with guitars, you might be interested in an American flattop (like a Mid-Missouri/Big Muddy) over an...
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    Re: Builder or Company

    I immediately thought of this one from the classifieds:

    https://www.mandolincafe.com/ads/161968#161968
  12. Thread: Trading

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    Re: Trading

    I’m inclined to agree. While the premise of a trade sounds convenient — one in / one out — you really are beholden to the unusual circumstance in which someone has what you need and wants what you’ve...
  13. Thread: Trading

    by pheffernan
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    Re: Trading

    In a word, yes. I tend to think of resale or trade value as roughly 70% of current replacement value, not original sale price.
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    Re: Mandolin recommendation for new player

    If you have no intention of playing bluegrass in a jam any time soon, you might consider a flattop mandolin. Alfons suggested a Mid-Missouri/Big Muddy (my first mandolin), and I have also owned a...
  15. Re: Buffing Out Marks in Nitrocellulose Finish?

    His website doesn’t look like it’s been updated in a few years, but I seem to recall that a shop selling one of his used instruments managed to contact him.
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    Re: The Myth of Perfection

    I first read the term in a post by Gail Hester, commenting on the design of the Griffith Loar:

    https://www.mandolincafe.com/forum/threads/62542-Shape-Changes-in-A-type-style-Mandolin?highlight=wabi
  17. Re: Buffing Out Marks in Nitrocellulose Finish?

    Have you tried contacting Andy?

    https://www.poestrings.net/contact
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    Re: Kentucky KM 1500

    They’re actually going for $2695 new these days:

    https://www.musiciansfriend.com/folk-traditional-instruments/kentucky-km-1500-master-f-model-mandolin/j19365000001000?cntry=US&cur=USD

    There...
  19. Re: Best place to buy a mandolin near Miami/Ft Lauderdale area

    The best option is probably Penny Lane Emporium: https://pennylaneemporium.com/
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    Re: Troublesome Creek

    I love flattop mandolins. I started on a used Mid-Missouri and have subsequently purchased a Flatiron 1N, a Gypsy Vagabond, and two Redline Travelers. I even later custom ordered a Poe Scout with all...
  21. Re: If money was no object, and perfect bluegrass tone was only g

    :redface:
  22. Re: If money was no object, and perfect bluegrass tone was only g

    Chris Stanley
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    Re: Octave Mandolin Strings

    I have happily played TI’s on a flattop (Mittel) and an archtop / resonator (Stark), and willingly spent the ~$40 for the privilege. I don’t see me spending $100 just so I can toss the C strings when...
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    Re: Octave Mandolin Strings

    $100.18! :disbelief:
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    Re: Octave Mandolin Strings

    Martin has you covered: http://www.emando.com/shop/strings8_flatwound.htm
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