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    Re: New Vessel Loar A5 tribute

    The bridge (and saddle) are fitted so that the mandolin intonates properly. That may or may not be exactly perpendicular, whether on your Kentucky, your future Mike Black A5, the Vessel tribute or...
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    Re: New Vessel Loar A5 tribute

    I think Bernie asks a couple of perfectly legitimate questions. And asks them in a polite and respectful tone. No accusations... just questions.

    I'm on record here as being an admirer of Vessel's...
  3. Re: Recommendations for a quality but affordable mandolin

    #3 is a tall order at any price. ;)
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    Re: Kimble or Duff F5?

    I'm a Duff man Shaun, but I have to say... that Kimble f5 sounds like a real killer.

    By the way, I'm sitting in the hotel room expecting a call. About 3 minutes into your Dusty Miller clip, I...
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    Re: The Best of times; the worst of times.

    Hi Phil, I have enjoyed hearing/reading what you have to say over the years. I'm hoping and I'll be praying that you're here for a long time to come. Stay strong and try to take it a day at a time. ...
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    Re: Are All Lloyd Loars Dropping In Price?

    I like that.
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    Re: Are All Lloyd Loars Dropping In Price?

    I was pretty much with you untill the last part of that sentence... "probably more than the "going rates!""

    I doubt that.
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    Re: Lester 'Road Hog' Moran

    I've been thinking about little else since I noticed this thread earlier today. Hard to believe I didn't hear or read of Harold Reid's passing anywhere on the news.
    Nothing wrong with the 'Lester...
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    Re: Lester 'Road Hog' Moran

    Very sorry to hear this news. I loved that guy.
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    Re: Concerning Loar copy mandolins

    Yes.



    Yes.



    Exactly!
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    Re: "blown away by this mandolin"

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RLZOXm3zY1w
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    Re: Live From Home

    Thanks for each and every one of those Aaron Weinstein videos. The guy is a musical (even considering the limited bluegrass content!) and comedic genius.

    Extra credit points for the Bates Motel...
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    Re: Buckeye mandolins

    Buckeye mandolins are built by Pete Hart of Guysville Ohio. As far as I know he's still building them one at a time. Don't know for sure though and I can't find contact info. Link I had is no longer...
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    Re: yamaha mandolins

    That explains the exorbitant shipping costs on the Sumi-Era Kawasaki K-1000 I ordered..
  15. Re: 1923 Gibson "Lloyd Loar" F-5 Mandolin-Storied Sounds Demo

    And relatively 'click' free picking on an intact Florida. It can be done... just not by me :(
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    Re: We need songs for these times

    Nothing new here but it sums up my feelings about the COVID Blues...


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YUk9UDoVyKk
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    Re: Marty Stuart's Mando

    Started out with JR Cash carving his initials. Once it had been de-virginized a lot of other artists followed suite. At least that's the way I heard the story.
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    Re: Gigs Cancelled - Health and Safety

    I believe the run on TP is mostly driven by the fear of being confined to the house for extended time, either due to illness or quarantine.
    Regardless of the symptoms, that's one commodity that's...
  19. Re: Gibson threatening the mandolin and guitar luthier community

    Yes. It's called L.F. (Lester Flatt) sleep.
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    That opinion is shared by many. One of the reasons you can't buy a Loar for the price of a Derrington M.M.



    That's an interesting statement. Have those scientists been able to control for...
  21. Re: Gibson threatening the mandolin and guitar luthier community

    You beat me to it Eric!
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    Re: Hoffee vs new Calton vs Pegasus vs ?

    I have a shaped F-style Pegasus. I like it. Where it really counts (for me anyway) in a travel/flight case, it shines: Structurally strong, good fit (snug, but with good clearance) and very effective...
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    Re: Browser Inconsistency

    Yes. Working fine now.
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    Re: Browser Inconsistency

    Normally I would suspect the dog, but in this case I'm thinking it might be the rabbit.
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    Browser Inconsistency

    To whom it may concern:

    Just noticed that M.C. Forum opens up beautifully in Google browser.

    Not so much in Brave. Looks like this:

    <?php...
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