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    Re: Favorite mandolin playing beverage?

    When traveling thru Ireland on my bicycle I liked sitting in at Pub sessions with the locals .
  2. Re: Instrument stand for Epiphone Mandobird...

    I'd think the Hercules Uke stand would anticipate a lighter instrument than the guitar ones..

    :popcorn:
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    Re: Defective Waverly tuning buttons?

    No, but Stew Mac did a repair attempt on a damaged * 'A mandolin set, and not succeeding they replaced them.

    *It was a botched, forced installation job, seller damaged them, on a Used mandolin I...
  4. Thread: Pick Talk

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    Re: Pick Talk

    Dawg picks are pretty rounded/..
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    Re: Do I need a mandola?

    A Quartet needs at least one.
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    Re: Modernizing an A-4. Yes or No?

    My 1922 A4 paddle-head got a fingerboard leveling as part of a re-fret.. frets similar to the original.. :popcorn:
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    Re: Hurricane IAN coming

    Ian @ windy had me thinking: Ian, (Jethro Tull) Anderson, Flautist :whistling:
    (& multi instrumentalist)


    But Still, wishing the best for those on the Opposite coast ..
  8. Thread: Humbuckers

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    Re: Humbuckers

    Sound production of 2 side by side coils humbuckers vs stacked on the same pole pieces types differ any?

    Curious :popcorn:
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    Re: Drop In Tuners For 1933 Gibson A

    Thing the Stew Mac website does is offer a dimensioned drawing of post spacing,

    its up to the buyer to measure the post spacing the instrument needs, & compare.
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    Re: Live Mic for Mandolin Recommendations

    Like condenser mics? Rode has 2 models with a 9v battery in them, to run whether Phantom power is present or not.
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    Re: Adding a pickguard to an Eastman

    I've had added a couple to my mandolins though neither are an Eastman ..

    but as they are Gibson-ish replicas, Imported to cut costs*, the brand shouldn't matter...

    *or the builder is in...
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    Re: String gauge for longer scale length

    My reply in #7 was 20 years ago ... places to hang out & play have gotten rare by now..
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    Re: Feedback on a magnetic pickup

    If you put a soundboard pickup on an acoustic mandolin , you have made a spruce diaphragm microphone...

    Try, via stage craft, to keep it from hearing its own monitors ...

    or reflection of the...
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    Re: Where to post mandolin for sale?

    there is a Facebook- Mandolin Market. group, too... If you're into that sort of thing..

    https://www.facebook.com/groups/mandolinmarket

    :popcorn:
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    Re: Gig bag for pancake mandolin?

    https://www.elderly.com/products/access-stage-one-mandolin-gigbag?variant=27939941613632 ?

    https://www.elderly.com/products/access-stage-three-hb-mandolin-gigbag?variant=26854157516864 ?

    call &...
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    Re: Yet another string winder thread

    I got a small electric motor (Not Sonic) screwdriver, it's quite underpowered for driving screws, so I thought ...

    Does anyone make a peg winder with a 1/4" steel hex* bit on it's back, to use one...
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    Re: Djangolin, D.J. Hodson, Selmer Mandolin

    I own one I like It . he made the laminate rosewood backed with mahogany veneers..
    also used in the guitars he made, like the original did/

    I had to get the tailpiece repaired when it broke ,...
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    Re: Mandolin case comparison (for A-models)

    Eastman FG specific A5 fit, has 3 D rings for backpack carry ..

    Pegasus puts a D ring by the hinge , and their strap goes over chest & shoulder hooking into a D ring that holds one end of the...
  19. Re: How is Tuning Drift with Rubner Tuning Machine

    How precisely the tuner is fitted to the headstock, and the Nut notching precision,
    is a factor.

    So, just slapping a Wavely or Rubner or Schaller Grand tune tuner set on
    may not be the...
  20. Re: How is Tuning Drift with Rubner Tuning Machines

    NB: AND, because mandolin scale length is short, a few cents out of tune
    is noticed more than it would be on a guitar, or Bass Viol.

    [Physics] ~o)
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    Poll: Re: Solid Wood Acoustic Environment/Storage

    There have been many discussions on relative humidity and temperature issues, in the past .

    Note: the search function box in upper right corner, and the Archive link in bottom of page, this...
  22. Re: Pick Choice on Electric Mandolin vs Acoustic

    Electric players have an additional discussion forum. ~o)
    https://www.mandolincafe.com/forum/forums/53-Four-Five-and-Eight-String-Electrics
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    Re: Monel strings - what to do, what to do?

    Match the numbers .. string gage thicknesses...

    :popcorn:
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    Re: Strings with higher tension?

    the physics: thicker string reaches pitch at a higher tension , thinner, a lower tension ,
    at a given scale length .

    :popcorn:
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    Re: Closed position shapes

    Basiclly i use a finger reassignments to make open string chords movable up the neck..

    :cool:
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