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    Re: Advice on a Good Beginner Mandolin

    I recently got a Loar LM-110 for my daughter and was pleasantly surprised. Sounds great and plays great. Well worth the money. It was 250 USD new.
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    Re: Am I being to Critical on New Mandolin

    The cost of the instrument would be the deciding factor for me. At a certain price point you better believe fit and finish matters. On something cheap it wouldn't matter so long as the instrument...
  3. Re: Learn to play multiple instruments at once?

    I'd say you should get one under your fingers pretty good before picking up another. I had been playing guitar for 15 years before I picked up a mandolin so switching back and forth wasn't a big...
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    Re: Red Henry Maple Bridge

    My days of putting money into low end instruments for very little to no gains are over. I try to focus on my playing as much as possible to get all I can out of the instrument. Also, a really good...
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    Re: How much do you practice?

    lol It sure can. Getting old has the same effect. lol
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    Re: How much do you practice?

    I don't really practice much as just play. I have a guitar or mandolin in my hands most of the time when I'm at my desk.
  7. Re: Time Sensitive: Your opinions needed ASAP

    I've taken mandolins and guitars all over the world on planes and never had an issue. I'm an expert at sneaking them onto planes. lol
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    Re: Shipping in 2020

    I shipped a strat from Texas to Oregon a couple weeks ago via UPS ground. I insured it for 500 bucks and the total shipping cost was 95 bucks. Shipping is expensive these days..
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    Re: RIP Uncle Willie K

    RIP Willie K.
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    Re: Missing the bluegrass sound

    Keep that right hand moving and chopping. It's about more than memorizing solos and fiddle tunes.
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    Re: Strap Recommendation

    I braided mine out of 550 cord about 20 years ago and it's still going strong.
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    Re: Repair question

    Yeah it moves but it's pretty stiff.
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    Re: Repair question

    I don't really know. I put it up when I got something nicer and didn't look at it for years. I don't think it was under humidified. Prob an impact of some sort.
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    Re: Repair question

    It's def a crack in the wood. I don't know if I want to spend the money to repair it. It was my first mandolin. I would repair it for sentimental reasons more than anything. I played it a long...
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    Re: Repair question

    Thanks a bunch sunburst.
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    Repair question

    Is this something that can be repaired? I don't know what kind of neck joint it is. It's an MK that I purchased new in 04. Thanks!

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