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    Re: Hilburn #12 peghead

    Perhaps you will get lucky and Hagerty will use it!

    :disbelief:
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    Re: looking for a small but good eq

    Sell the Tone Bone, save money by not buying an eq pedal and purchase a Grace Felix.

    https://www.sweetwater.com/store/detail/FelixPedal--grace-design-felix-instrument-preamp-blender
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    Re: Using a DI and Preamp

    What is the destination of your signal? A mixing board mic channel? An amplifier 1/4 input? Powered speaker?
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    Re: Grammy Mandolin Siting

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    Grammy Mandolin Siting

    Lil Nas X sitting on a couch at the beginning of his performance seemed to be using the mandolin as a prop to get the tune going.

    Might have been a three point? Couldn't see the headstock.

    He...
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    Re: I built 2 F5s and a custom 3 point

    I 've been lucky enough to have played them all and these are top notch mandolins made by a really great human being!

    The three point was particularly seductive.
  7. Thread: Tuscon???

    by mandowilli
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    Re: Tuscon???

    Check in with Milo at the Folk Shop in Tucson. That is pretty much the center of what is happening with BG in Tucson.

    https://www.thefolkshop.com/events
  8. Re: man I need a good tuner foot pedal model. not clip on

    TC Polytune Mini is what I have on my pedalboard. It is very easy to use and I can see it clearly while playing in bright sunlight with sunglasses on.
  9. Re: Grace Design BiX Acoustic Instrument Preamp

    Grace Design preamps are the best I've found. I use the Felix.

    Check out the Grace Alex for single channel use.
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    Re: Strap locks.

    I use rubber washers on all of my instruments. They are inexpensive, work great, and you can get them at the hardware store too.

    https://www.amazon.com/Ebony-Black-Rubber-Guitar-Strap/dp/B00Q1UYC52
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    Re: Memorizing the neck

    He told us but it escapes me.

    Maybe just an excuse to learn the circle of fourths while we were at it?
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    Re: Memorizing the neck

    In addition to the mandolin I play the dobro and took a class with Billy Cardine called "How to Memorize the Neck".

    Start by using the circle of fourths as your guide. B E A D G C F Bb Eb...
  13. Re: Grace Design Felix - internal settings and piezo maximization

    If you have a mixer at home that has Pre Fader Listen capability you can hook up your output of the Grace to a channel and solo it over to the meter. This is great for setting your output level and...
  14. Re: Grace Design Felix - internal settings and piezo maximization

    I use a K&K pickup on my mandolin in channel one and have it set at 1M input impedance as a result of trying all three settings and not noticing a difference between 1M and 10M. Channel two is fed by...
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    Re: Show your Mando "Gig Rig"!

    I also went with the Grace Felix after trying many other options and my mandolin with a K&K twin sounds great. I use the second channel for my dobro and I have it set to A-B so that the unused...
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    Re: Wireless System Nux B-2

    Used it at last nights gig and had no issues. Cannot tell the difference between using a cable and this unit, and after having it on for over 3 hours the battery indicator was at 75%.

    During...
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    Wireless System Nux B-2

    Just purchased a Nux B-2 wireless system for my mandolin and was curious if anyone else has used this before I go all in with my other two instruments.

    My first impressions are very favorable as...
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    Re: Chris Thile's new pick

    The original poster ikusan is a new member.

    Welcome to the Cafe!
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    Re: Grisman's New Trio

    Saw the trio at Four Corners Festival in Pagosa Springs, CO on Sunday night and it was mighty fine!

    Didn't know anything about Danny Barnes but I am now a fan. What a great show.

    I have seen...
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    Re: Stool for tired old pickers

    Original post asked about lightweight folding stool and I went that route until I sat on one of these.

    https://www.guitarcenter.com/ROC-N-SOC/Tower-Saddle-Seat-Stool.gc

    It doesn't fold up but...
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    Re: Xotic SP on acoustic mandolin

    I use the Xotic SP on my pedalboard in the effects loop in conjunction with a HOF mini reverb for mandolin and dobro.

    Experimenting with the settings you will find the sweet spot of sustain...
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    Re: Question for Red-Eye Twin Users

    This was my solution.

    http://www.gracedesign.com/products/felix/felix.htm
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    Re: Grace Felix:

    Give Grace support a call. They are really helpful in getting your unit configuration correct.
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    Re: Grace Felix:

    I have a Grace Felix that I use for mandolin and dobro and it is by far the best preamp that I have ever used. The amount of control on each channel is more than enough to get the job done.

    Have...
  25. Thread: Hilburn #66

    by mandowilli
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    Re: Hilburn #66

    Bring it to Geo's
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