Search:

Page 1 of 2 1 2

Search: Search took 1.00 seconds.

  1. Thread: Eastman El Rey?

    by DocT
    Replies
    41
    Views
    13,942

    Re: Eastman El Rey?

    I was told the El Rey has a real Mandolin sound. What is best, an acoustic amp or an electric guitar amp?
  2. Replies
    47
    Views
    4,385

    Re: Breaking in or Opening Up

    Taylor guitars says the instrument changes as it ages and is played. That certainly is my experience with my Taylor and with my mandolin.
  3. Replies
    82
    Views
    9,470

    Re: Quite ill with a trach and a feeding tube

    Wonderful
  4. Replies
    18
    Views
    1,904

    Re: Help me understand

    Yes, I do plan to buy a short scale om, when I purchase. You are right about the injuries. Though I’m improving daily, the range of motion in both hand and shoulder is still an issue.

    On another...
  5. Replies
    18
    Views
    1,904

    Re: Help me understand

    Thanks, that helps. I’ve heard only one Northfieldand it was as amazing as it was pricey. So, if the Pono sounds good enough, then that’s a good thing to know. No one here has even heard of a...
  6. Replies
    11
    Views
    1,486

    Where are Pono Octave Mandolins made?

    Does anyone know where, in Java, Pono mandolins are made? It is a huge island with, I think, three distinct areas/states/something. I have a number of Indonesian friends and if it is convenient,...
  7. Replies
    2
    Views
    1,032

    Re: (Video) Pono Octave Mandolin...

    That Pono sounds amazing.
  8. Replies
    42
    Views
    3,205

    Re: Silverangel Econo A #446

    I have also been told that an instrument will open up over time and get louder with better tone.
  9. Re: You know you think about mandolins too much when...

    ...you just bought one and are already thinking about the next one.
  10. Replies
    47
    Views
    4,334

    Re: looking to move, but I have no clue where ?.

    I think the first thing I would do is find the locations of specialists for my disease and go from there.
  11. Replies
    31
    Views
    3,279

    Re: My new Silverangel Econo A has arrived!

    Wow! That is really beautiful. Every picture I’ve ever seen of a silver angel has been incredible. Everyone I’ve heard sound bites from as sounded simply great. I’m working on developing my own skill...
  12. Replies
    20
    Views
    2,191

    Re: Trying to make a modest leap...

    For $1000 or $1200 you could probably buy a silver angel and be done with it.
  13. Thread: I canít play now

    by DocT
    Replies
    44
    Views
    3,866

    Re: I canít play now

    I wear a jacket from BMG designed for hot weather and I shudder to think what would have happened without it.

    I got out my mandolin today and tried to play something. It’s too soon. I could make...
  14. Replies
    17
    Views
    1,565

    Re: Leave leather strap on?

    As long as the leather is not on something brass or bronze it should be okay. It will turn those things green.
  15. Thread: pointless pick

    by DocT
    Replies
    24
    Views
    2,706

    Re: pointless pick

    What's the point?

    (okay, I had to say it. sorry)
  16. Replies
    1
    Views
    615

    Mando Mo Octave mandolin

    It looks like Mando Mo is now making an octave mandolin. The pictures look really nice. I have never played a Mando Mo mandolin or mandocello before.

    I am hoping this will be a really nice...
  17. Thread: Mandozine

    by DocT
    Replies
    26
    Views
    5,050

    Re: Mandozine

    I really hope his family, or someone will make all of his hard work available. Mandozine was the most helpful site for this beginner, and I know for more advanced players, too.
  18. Replies
    58
    Views
    7,185

    Re: Who makes a good inexpensive Octave Mandolin?

    Any intonation issues like those said above.

    BTW, thanks for the video lessons.
  19. Thread: tablature

    by DocT
    Replies
    10
    Views
    1,298

    Re: tablature

    As a complete newby, I was learning tabs and chords, but was not completely happy (though having fun). I wanted to learn to read the notes and know the timing. A friend bought me the book The...
  20. Thread: Mandolin Secutity

    by DocT
    Replies
    24
    Views
    1,512

    Re: Mandolin Secutity

    A good fire proof gun safe that has shelves and hangers is a lot of peace of mind. Laptops, documents, jewelry, and mandolins can all go inside. They are best if also bolted down.
  21. Replies
    41
    Views
    4,318

    Re: Should I upgrade to a better instrument

    Looking at the serial number, the last "number" (if it can be called that) is the same as the number after the 3 in the model number.

    This KM-340 sure does look like it:...
  22. Replies
    29
    Views
    3,312

    Re: Received my frist mandolin, now what?

    Mandolessons.com is free and I am learning a lot, there.
  23. Replies
    27
    Views
    3,939

    Re: Opinion about Gibson F-5G and F-9 new iterations

    Thanks to all of you. I am not at the point of buying, but I am planning for the future when I get better. Gibson makes great guitars, but I have read on this forum that some years the mandolins were...
  24. Thread: Goals for 2019

    by DocT
    Replies
    46
    Views
    4,616

    Re: Goals for 2019

    Learn to play the mandolin well enough to join in with others without embarrassing myself.
  25. Thread: Chords

    by DocT
    Replies
    73
    Views
    8,893

    Re: Chords

    I have only been playing a couple of weeks, maybe. I still find it hard to make these old fingers stretch to 3 finger chords and some 2 finger (Am) chords. But, I keep at it. It is getting easier,...
Results 1 to 25 of 38
Page 1 of 2 1 2