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    Re: This Week's Mandolin Playing Epiphany

    “Cream on the mandolin” I love it!
    There’s a clip of John Duffey playing “I know you Rider” where he proclaim he’s using his “Eric Clapton” lick!
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    Re: 1909 A4 Gibson Factory Revamped

    Why is the seller calling it a “parts” instrument in the header? It’s just had some of the old Kalamazoo factory “restoration” looks decent to me, yea there are things that are odd but it looks...
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    Re: On holidays. Forgot my pick!

    I used to buy Dunlop’s by the gross, I have picks everywhere! I keep an old pocket watch (Hunter) case in my case with maybe a dozen in there all the time. As well as a small tin with a bunch as...
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    Re: Pelican Vault 730 as a Double Mandolin Case

    All I can see is the case weight combined with the inner case weights and instrument weights alone, wheels or no wheels I don’t know how much I’d want to try hauling that along with and other luggage...
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    Re: Restored Gibson A jr on FB marketplace

    I think that one has been referenced earlier. People will claim anything, I think the seller wants to keep it but is (as others have said before) might be offering it to placate a spouse who has...
  6. Re: Guitar (not mando) Advice for what to do with it

    You are doing the right thing, the clear pickguard material is pretty easy to install. Keep it and have fun with it, that’s what your sister wanted!
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    Re: Is there a mandolin equivelent out there?

    Never thought about putting strings on a VA Beetle!

    Mike,Iíve been told I play better far and, away!
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    Re: Post a picture of what's on your bench?

    Very pretty Steve!
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    Re: Is this old Washburn worth restoring?

    Jim, thanks for posting the advertisement!
    I really love the simple terminology especially
    “Dull finish”
    None of this “Satin” or “Matte” or “Low Gloss” nonsense! It’s just Dull. Pretty easy to...
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    Re: Why is this Gibson being called an A-5?

    I knew a guy, now passed into the larger life, that had a box of parts for an A-12 who had it built with a full scroll I believe it had been inlaid...



    Wait for it...
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    Re: Restored Gibson A jr on FB marketplace

    “Take that dog out and shoot it!” Michael Cooney

    To me (I was being a terrible heckler) I should have been removed
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    Re: Accompanying a guitarists who tunes down

    I used to know a great musician that played in a “D” position and could shift a capo faster than a jackrabbit makes love, had a fabulous voice and knew more “D”runs than most.
    Also played the saw!...
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    Re: On holidays. Forgot my pick!

    Credit card?
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    Re: The Obvious 12/26 Question

    I got a new knife, I think that means I have to go get some wood and start removing everything that isn’t a mandolin!
  15. Re: Curly Seckler article - born/died December 25

    Thanks Scott! What a great article!
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    Re: very old mandolin

    And they would never be in tune!!!
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    Re: Lamar Grier passes

    I was just thinking the same about Ivan! RIP boys, pick a few with the rest of the ethereal band!
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    Re: Jazz 5 Roberts/Tiny Moore Mandolin

    Once again, the amazing things and people that come to this site are incredible! Lynda, thank you for sharing your memories!
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    Re: The cafe....made my day!

    I won my wife!
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    Re: Blue Sky Boys

    Yes, their music gets in your head and can be really embarrassing when you’re singing along with the window open at forty miles an hour and the guy in the car next to you just looks blankly! They are...
  21. Re: This weeks mandolin that won't get a bid or buyer

    Remember with regard to price...
    “Askin’ ain’t Sellin’!”
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    Re: The cafe....made my day!

    Amen!
  23. Re: Amateurish string change execution - can I keep, or is it rui

    Does it hold pitch?
    If it does, don’t worry about it and do better next time, if it slips like deer guts on a door knob, make adjustments.
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    Re: Left-Handed Players

    I’ve never seen a left handed keyboard! You need both hands to make many things work, it’s just how you teach yourself (or are taught) that makes it easy or difficult.
    I think we’ve covered this...
  25. Thread: Education

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    Re: Education

    I completely agree with Pittsburgh Bill!
    These are incredibly complicated pieces of engineering, as much art as science. Every mandolin I have played has been different from the previous one. Your...
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