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    Re: Northfield love

    Congrats on the Northfield! I just received my NF5S last week. What a joy it is to play. It's so responsive and full of life. I can't believe it is brand new, typically I hate brand new instruments...
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    Re: Advice for newbie in SC

    How’s the search coming? I live up the road in Myrtle Beach and have a couple of mandos for sale. I sent you a message. Let me know what you think. Thanks!
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    Myrtle Beach Bluegrass Fest Nov 28-30

    Is anybody going to be at this event? Has anybody been to it in the past? Since it is an indoor event (and kinda cold) are there places to jam? Would love to hear a roll call and any info from past...
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    Re: Trying to ID my craigslist find

    When I saw the segmented f-holes in the photo on CL, I too thought Strad-O-lin. But it didn't have the "shoulders" where the tear drop meets the neck. Since nobody has been able to identify it, I...
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    Re: Trying to ID my craigslist find

    I took a flashlight and looked around inside - nothing but dust. It is definitely a entry level mando. I only paid $60 for it and am hoping it will fix up nicely for a campfire/beater/I don't care...
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    Trying to ID my craigslist find

    I couldn't resist this when it popped up on craigslist last week. There are no markings on the mando, inside or out. The woman I bought it from said it was her husbands grandfathers. Any ideas? A...
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    Re: Moving Tabledit to another computer

    Thanks for the info, I don't have any of that info, it has been a few years since I bought Tabledit. I sent an email to the US administrator, but haven't heard anything.
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    Moving Tabledit to another computer

    I got a new computer recently. Could anybody tell me how to get Tabledit off of the old computer and onto the new - or do I have to buy a new licensing agreement?
  9. Steve James Learn to Play Blues Mando Tab?

    Netflix just sent me Steve James Learn to Play Blues Mandolin. There wasn't any tab on the disc - does anybody know if it is supposed come with tab? If so does anybody have a copy they could send...
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    Re: Top 10 Mandolins for About $1,500 or Less

    I picked up a Gibson A-9 for $1100 and so far I love it. I have had some players much better than I (and with more expensives mandos) all give it rave reviews. I also played a Ratliff RA5 which was...
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    Re: I've got $1200 - what do you recommend?

    I pulled the trigger on a Gibson A-9. It arrived yesterday and I gave it quick whirl. I am hoping to restring it this weekend and give it a proper test drive. Thanks for all your opinions and...
  12. Re: AnyBody Use TEF files? my fretboard went sideways.

    I have been using the TEF and I noticed on some files each line of music is piled on top of each other - is there a way to fix this? See this example of Nine Pound Hammer as done by Bill Monroe
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    Re: I've got $1200 - what do you recommend?

    I played a Ratliff today. Played great and sounded great, I really liked it. It had a sloppy fret at the 15th which was just above the binding at the neck joint and a small, shallow crack (maybe...
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    Re: I've got $1200 - what do you recommend?

    There seem to be some vintage Gibson A's available around $1400. I'm a bit nervous to buy a vintage instrument sight unseen for fear of it needing some work or refret etc. Still thinking about the...
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    Re: I've got $1200 - what do you recommend?

    Thanks for all the input - this forum is great. I am not so educated in used instruments and not sure what to think. There is some good stuff in the classifeds. I have only bought one instrument...
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    I've got $1200 - what do you recommend?

    Hey Everybody. I just sold my gateway drug which was a Rover RM 75 and I am ready to upgrade. My max, max budget is $1250 (really it is $1000, but I can swing the extra $250 if need be). I have...
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    Re: Myrtle beach Festival

    I should be there the first night. Up for jamming when anybody is interested.
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    Re: Charleston, SC Pickers

    I host a weekly jam in Murrells Inlet, SC (Myrtle Beach Area) which is about 90 minutes north of Charleston. Look me up when you get in the area.
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    mando picker drop me a line before you come down. I have a restuarant/bar and will try to host a jam and chicken bogg! Our chef is a Pawley's Island native and makes a mean chicken bogg...
  20. Re: Bluegrass at Myrtle Beach (Ocean Lakes Campground)

    I will be at the MB Fest in November - I live just down the road in Murrells Inlet. I would like to invite any pickers (and friends) down to my place for some picking. Let me know if you are...
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    What music? What did I miss? I saw nothing in the local news?
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