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    Re: The end of my playing days.

    Ivan - I'm looking forward to reading your insightful posts for many years to come. Best wishes for your speedy treatment and recovery. Bill
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    Re: New pickmaker (new to me)

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    Here' a picture of a Blue Chip TAD-50 laid on top of the EML triangle, which is light grey. As you can see, the EML triangle is very slightly larger. I'm not sure you'd notice the...
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    Re: New pickmaker (new to me)

    After seeing this thread, I was curious to try the PEEK version. PEEK is typically extremely hard and rigid. It's used for medical devices and structural parts and has even been made into ballistic...
  4. Re: Counterfeit D'Addario Strings from Amazon

    I was back in DC this past week and saw this story on the local news about a newly released GAO report on counterfeit online products.
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    Re: American Epic

    For anyone who missed the show you can hear the version of "Jubilee" from the program here:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q8eb6HC9PoA
  6. Cumberland Acoustics Bridge Upgrade For Eastman MDA815 Mandola

    I recently had a new CA bridge put on my Eastman MDA815 Mandola by the good folks at the Old Town Pickin Parlor in Arvada, CO. It was originally purchased from The Mandolin Store about 18 months ago...
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    Re: Essential mandolin listening

    I'll second the Don Stiernberg recommendation.

    Just finished listening to one of his YouTube playlists while spending Sunday afternoon at work.:(

    You can get to his channel at:...
  8. Re: sound proof practice room in an apartment

    My brother is a professional saxophone, clarinet, and flute player.

    He's in your same apartment living situation. He uses a Whisper Room and practices at all hours of the day and night at full...
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    Re: Moving to Denver

    I also keep mine in the case with a humidifier when I'm not playing.

    Never had any problems so far, but I did have an issue with a guitar top when I (by which i mean my teenage daughter :grin:)...
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    Re: "Space age flat pick" I-Tone

    My apologies for being "that guy," but technically I'm not sure you can even give them away (or make them for yourself).

    I'm not a lawyer but I can Google. From the US Trademark And Patent Office...
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    Re: "Space age flat pick" I-Tone

    The Blue Chip plastic itself is not protected by a patent. Polyimide and graphite loaded polyimides at 15% and 40% under the trade names listed in the patent are commercially available to anyone. ...
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    Re: "Space age flat pick" I-Tone

    I also received an I-Pick in the mail today. I agree with keithb's comments above. The pick is thin, but it's considerably stiffer that my Blue Chip TAD 50, despite the difference in thickness.
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    Re: Gospel Bluegrass for Jewish People?

    What about 'The Eastern Gate?" The gate has significance in the Jewish faith as well, and I don't believe Jesus is mentioned (at least in the verses I know).
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    Re: Mandozine Radio moving

    Ditto.

    Also played your Theme Time Classical Mandolin playlist through the 8Track app for iOS on a iPhone6+ with no issues.
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    Re: Help me decide...

    I'm with the rest of the herd. Sell #1, keep #2. The tone just seemed better throughout. #1 seemed a little harsh at points.
  16. Re: Article: Tarantino's Hateful Eight Destroys Museum Martin

    From the above linked article:

    Funny enough, the Martin Museum representatives only asked two questions after the incident. “‘Do you need another one and can we please have all the pieces to...
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    Re: Denver Mandolin Orchestra

    He's a link to their page on the Classical Mandolin Society website:

    http://classicalmandolinsociety.org/groups.asp?fldSTATEMACHINE=0&fldGROUPTITLE=Denver%20Mandolin%20Orchestra

    Includes email...
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