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    Re: RIP Jerry Jeff Walker

    Man, I miss those days of wanting to mate, drinking heavily and being rowdy and noisy!!! I think all those performers like JJF, Wille, Commander Cody, Asleep at the Wheel, etc., were usually as...
  2. Poll: Re: Poll for the Song a Week Social Group Week #532

    I wanna visit and have a few pulled pints at this pub!
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    Re: Carbon fiber and fiberglass cases

    Block,

    Who doesn’t love great ”conspiracy theories”? I was one of the original investors in the “Turbo Encabulator” and I’ve never looked back. I’m hoping the dingle arm located as a byproduct...
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    Re: Carbon fiber and fiberglass cases

    [QUOTE=sblock;1789065]. “Seriously, instrument and case manufacture comprise an absolutely MINISCULE part of the global market for carbon fiber composites.” SBlock, would you want to live next door...
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    Re: Carbon fiber and fiberglass cases

    The issue is not about longevity of carbon fiber. The point of the article, and many other articles related to carbon fiber production waste, is there is so much waste of the product when...
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    Re: Carbon fiber and fiberglass cases

    I wonder if carbon fiber mandolin cases have the same negative environmental impacts as carbon fiber bicycle frames? I can’t imagine they don’t.
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    Re: Ken Cartwright loses home in Oregon fires

    “Is there a way for people who aren't on facebook to help?”

    I’m not on Face(less)book either but I hear there is a “go fund” me page that may be set up for Ken and his wife. If it comes to...
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    Re: Ken Cartwright loses home in Oregon fires

    Indeed:

    https://www.kyacfm.org/about-us

    It’s a mess out here and no end end sight. Beyond a severe, extended drought and the forests are stressed and incredibly dry. One of our major water...
  9. Re: source for small, mando-sized strap button

    I have any extra strap button you can have for free if you’ll send me a PM through this site.

    Cheers.
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    Re: Douglas fir

    I think OSU is a wonderful school, James, and its forestry program is highly regarded in the timber industry.

    I made my living in the 90’s in the forests of the Sierra Mountains in the northern...
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    Re: Has Waverly Jumped the Shark?

    I bought a new Red Diamond roasted F5 in 2013 and had similar issues with the Waverly tuners. Sent the mandolin back to Don and he installed new Waverly’s and I have not had any problems since. To...
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    Re: Are tenor guitars slightly evil?

    Anyone have experience with Fletcher tenor guitars? He seems to have quite a following.

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  13. Re: Phil Crump & Paddy Burgin OM's - your experience

    I think Phil's shop got pretty wiped out earlier this year by a terrible wind storm but rumor has it he is rebuilding. Also, I think he builds a shorter scale OM. Seems like a very genuine fellow...
  14. Re: Article: Nate Lee To Release Wings of a Jetliner in June

    Listened to this album today and I really enjoyed it.
  15. Re: Charlie Daniels, fiddle (and mandolin) player dead at 83.

    I saw CDB at Hoch Auditorium in Lawrence, Kansas in December 1978 with the Billy Spears Band opening for Charlie. From what I remember, it was a great show :-) CDB gave it their all and it was a...
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    Re: Your Mandolin Your Beer

    Sunriver Vicious Mosquito IPA and a 2013 torrified Red Diamond makes these crazy times more palatable

    Cheers and safe and happy 4th to all.

    187024
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    Re: Celtic Mandolin Builders

    You mentioned Nigel Forster who I think learned his trade under Sobell but not 100% sure.
    This Celtic model from Nigel sure sounds nice:

    https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=lg_StJ3SNvA&feature=emb_title
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    Re: Norman Blake Tunes

    Mike,

    A number of years ago, I think I saw you play “Bright Days” at the Kansas State Fiddling Championship in Lawrence. If I’m not mistaken, you won the mandolin championship contest that year...
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    Re: How Do I Maximize An Octave Mandolin?

    Try this:

    https://donjulinlessons.com/
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    Re: How Do I Maximize An Octave Mandolin?

    A course on the octave by Mr. Natural:

    https://www.mandolinshealtheworld.com/categories/20200601
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    Re: Old Dangerfield - Troy Bone

    Is there a way to print out the notation and tablature from soundslice? Some pretty cools licks in a really fun tune. Thanks for sharing.
  22. Thread: Cedar Hill

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    Re: Cedar Hill

    Thanks, Alan. Lovely harmony.
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    Re: Cedar Hill

    Anyone have the harmony in either standard notation or tab?

    Thanks.
  24. Re: Sirius Radio Replaced Bluegrass station 62 with 24/7 Dolly Pa

    I called them and they said the Bluegrass channel will be back up and running on December 1st of this year. If not, I’m going to cancel my subscription with them.
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    Re: Sierra Hull plays a Duff octave mandolin

    Wow, thanks for the transcription, Spencer. That'll keep me busy for a while. I love this tune and call it frequently and first started playing it at Winfield Kite Kamp about eight years ago.
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