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    Re: Rio Grande Mock 4 Pickup for Gibson EM200

    I'd say a guy like Steve Ryder would custom wind a stacked humbucker to order,
    to be sure it will fit , by making him aware of the space you have measured..

    Making a whole new scratch plate ...
  2. Re: Electronic tuner: guide, or unquestionable authority?

    I used an A-440 tuning fork for many years , then used the unison and octave fretted 5th & 7th.. for the other 3 string courses.



    ...
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    Re: personalised mando strap

    Tandy Leather had all the tools to emboss the leather once wet.
    (someone else, has to sell the tools , now)

    Oh, this is just about shopping, not doing any.. DIY..
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    Re: Engraved Truss Rod Cover

    thinking use your web address to advertise the business part of your music...

    :whistling:
  5. Thread: DYN-M pre-amp

    by mandroid
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    Re: DYN-M pre-amp

    Shertler's Preamp 3 (black)* is a hybrid XLR/TRS 1/4" input and 2 XLR outputs ..

    1 is through the tone volume , resonance & gain, controls , local control of your monitor (make a hot...
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    Re: Best suited cast tailpiece

    As I understand, James is a machined casting, the basic form cast then finished with a CNC milling machine..
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    Re: Always surprised how people send stuff

    This was Private E bay Sales?

    FWIW, I've received a Godin A8 with a mailing label around the case handle..



    '/,
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    Re: Mandolin tuning on a ukulele

    Nylon core wound strings ?
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    Re: Best way to polish picks?

    Polishing compounds are a mild abrasive, (in various grades)
    you can get it in powder form and apply it to damp canvas & rub away..

    A stick form is applied to powered buffing wheels , then...
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    Re: looking to move, but I have no clue where ?.

    For Medical needs how about Rochester, MN ?

    Mayo Clinic has 2 other places in the retirement states of Fla & Az.


    Or a country with better healthcare :disbelief:?
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    Re: beside the mandolin.

    have a tenor, and a mandolin banjo or 2, 1, 8, 1, 4, + a ukejo (modified with a spruce disc 'head')
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    Re: Refret for Gibson F9

    2. I had refretted also needed fingerboard leveling, so all the frets had to be replaced
    even though the higher ones were un worn..
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    Re: What’s your travel case?

    I now have a Carbon Mix A5, it goes in a Fiberglass Eastman A5 specific case,
    Not that I fly anywhere any more..

    but it would be the one to take, if I did. ( want overhead compartment space ?...
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    Re: What’s your travel case?

    I had a Pocket mandolin in a well padded bag in the OHC when I flew to Ireland,
    for my Bicycle tour-pub crawl in 97..



    I took my mandolin for empty house companionship, when I flew to my...
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    I had to figure this out on my own 30 years ago..

    Now you just go online and find one to follow their postings of information.. maybe pay the subscription fee.
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    Re: Multi-track Recording?

    Tablet based Mixers can facilitate multi channel recording Apps also, I suspect..

    maybe not cheap but you can use it live as a mixer too..
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    Re: THE

    The Dude Abides ..
  18. Thread: Woodstock

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    Re: Woodstock ( I paid for a ticket)

    In my Last Year of 4, in the US Navy, stationed in Brooklyn, had weekend liberty,
    with 400,000 going,

    It was surprisingly easy to get there and back to be on time ,
    to muster in on Monday...
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    Re: If You Don't Perform In Public....

    I sit around once a week swapping old tunes , with my old friends .. My Djangolin is easy to carry ..

    My Carbon Mix is in tune for months.. My 1922 A4 was too nice to pass up ..
    those 2...
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    Re: Modern pickguard for a teens Gibson A?

    There were pins in those 2 holes. (picture in 4, small finish nails with the head cut off)
    set into a strip on the underside edge of the finger rest,
    and an edge brace that screws into the...
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    Re: visualizing the flop on ... case

    Add a little longer ribbon joining the bottom and top, across the hinge ? or does it fall over bottom side up?

    On my old Mandolin cases, that ribbon went long ago, so the hinge lets the lid...
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    Re: Best live gig setup for mandolin/guitar

    I suspect all jacks are TR (seller showing 3 electric guitars) , not TRS ,
    so not a useful thing for Phantom power ...

    So you need a power supply for each instrument needing that power up...
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    Re: Silk and Steel Strings?

    the winding wire is the same as wound around the 3 lower strings on nylon strung guitars,
    a silver coated copper.

    so Rather soft.

    GHS also has a silk and bronze wound mandolin set ..


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    Re: Fixing a microphonic pickup

    [terminology unclear] Are you asking about a contact mic for sensing soundboard vibrations?
    acoustic-electric..

    Those are frequently discussed in the Equipment section of the upper sections of...
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    Re: Free Waterloo Mandolin

    Put my Name in the Hat, too.. thanks..
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