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    Re: What kind of tuners are these?

    Thanks Skip!
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    What kind of tuners are these?

    I don't have the best tuner literacy. I suspect they are older Waverly, but don't recognize the floral engraving 180464
  3. Re: 2019 National Mandolin Championships from Walnut Valley Festi

    Wow, Luke won the flatpicking competition last year at Winfield at age 16. Pretty impressive to take second in the mandolin competition a year later!
  4. Re: Mandolin Orange: Galdden House sessions 2019

    Nice camera work. what a great intimate, upbeat little set of music. thanks for posting that
  5. Thread: Tone

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    Re: Tone

    Will see you at Billy Strings
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    Re: Tone

    That's right you played it at the Compton workshop. Are you coming up next week to get your Ruhland? I'm gonna try to pop over that afternoon and see the new batch. Hope to see you
  7. Thread: Tone

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    Tone

    Amazing how much this improved the tone of my Heiden179758
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    Re: Skype Instruction on West Coast?

    There's also Eli West in Seattle. Don't know if he's teaching or if he would do a Skype thing but might be worth connecting
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    Re: Skype Instruction on West Coast?

    Yes, I hear Tim is also a very good teacher...particularly if Choro is your thing
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    Re: Skype Instruction on West Coast?

    You should talk to Zak Borden - great teacher of bluegrass, irish and Choro. I'll message you his contact info. I study with him in Portland but I know he does Skype / Facetime lessons
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    Re: Mandolins "Opening Up"

    It was definitely an extreme reaction in defense of newbies, but I think new people are looking to engage with the group as well as get factual information and most of the time this community is...
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    Re: Mandolins "Opening Up"

    You know what I mean
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    Re: Mandolins "Opening Up"

    I guess I shouldn't be surprised any more when someone new to the Cafe asks an honest question that you all think is old hat and rather than be kind to the guy, you turn into the worst kind of social...
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    Re: Andrew Marlins Loar

    Andrews solo work on There Was a Time is just fantastic. I'm not good at describing technique but I think his musicianship is notable for his restraint - the notes he doesn't play and the space he...
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    Re: 2019 Monroe Camp Sept 18-22 Roll Call

    You are some lucky people! Enjoy camp. Look forward to the reports
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    Re: NimbleFingers, Michael Heiden, and a Kimble

    Cool post John. Nimble Fingers sounds like it was a great experience for you guys. What a lineup too. John Reischman, Eli West, Caleb Klauder, David Benedict...and Slocan...damn! I agree with you...
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    Re: PBS documentary on the history of Bluegrass

    Wow that’s a big question. I don’t want to take up too much space or cop out of the question so I’ll say a word about each for now. The Duff (which you can hear for yourself in Forrest O’Conner’s...
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    Re: PBS documentary on the history of Bluegrass

    Whoops sorry for the misinformation. I thought it was part of the Ken Burns country music doc
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    PBS documentary on the history of Bluegrass

    In case it's not already on folks' radar. Ken Burns documentary. Looks like it will be fun: ...
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    Re: Uh oh THE Gibson may have a problem

    These guys are in deep shit: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_The
  21. Thread: Mandolin Mecca

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    Re: Mandolin Mecca

    I guess Lawrence is like the town in the Dominican Republic where everyone becomes a baseball shortstop
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    Re: What’s your travel case?

    I didn't notice what mando he was talking about... though Hoffees can often be had used for a good price. I recommend a Northfield recurve with backpack straps so you have your hands free for other...
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    Re: What’s your travel case?

    Almost any mandolin case will fit in an overhead compartment. I have been traveling constantly this past year and always have a mandolin with me. Lately I've been using a Hoffee - it is slightly...
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    Re: In Praise of Michael Heiden

    I didn't realize Kai's Heiden was one serial number away from my #129. That was a good batch!
  25. Thread: Hey

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    Re: Hey

    I've heard they are starting to use mandolins to keep those hay bails from falling over.
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