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    Re: TACOMA mandolin high sale price !!!

    Berkeley is about one hour drive from my home. Can't believe the owner asks 1200$ for his Tacoma.
    He can buy mine for 700$ (500$ then his asking price).
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    TACOMA mandolin high sale price !!!

    By curiosity, I search for "Tacoma mandolin" for sale on the Web. Reverb and eBay shows a few listed for more than 1,000$.
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  3. buying second hand (expensiive) instrument on Craiglist

    I intend to buy an used keyboard , listed for 1900$, from a listing on Craig list.
    I asked the seller about the receipt he got when buying this keyboard. He said the receipt was in the box which he...
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    Re: Which song is this ?

    This is an classical piece for guitar. I learned it 45 years ago, still remember it a little bit.
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    Which song is this ?

    Sorry if this is in the wrong thread.

    I like to learn to play this song on guitar but only remember a short first part.
    Please let me know the name of this classical piece (link below).
    I do not...
  6. Re: Is The Note On The 5th Fret Of Your Mando’s “A” String a “D”?

    I read somewhere saying "mandolin means off tuned instrument" !!!
    All instruments are off tuned to some degree, EXCEPT electronic keyboards which never need tuning !!!(unless you need quarter note...
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    Re: Ovation MCS148 info

    I opened the PDF document, it states mandolin tuning correctly though. The tuning is listed as (string gauge , note). The G goes with the heaviest gauge string. No problem here.
    Regarding ball end...
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    Re: KM200S - Is this crack serious?

    I had fixed a few (mandolins and guitars) that have loose neck joint by putting a screw from inside thru the headblock and end with the neck joint (make sure the screw does not pop outside). This was...
  9. Thread: Social Distancing

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    Re: Social Distancing

    Set your instrument to be out of tune and play. Hmm... people will walk away for sure.
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    Re: How to make the crack disappear ?

    I guess I have to accept it that way. Have tried to make repaired cracks disappear for years but look like it is not possible. Just hoping someone came out with a novel technique. I have practice the...
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    How to make the crack disappear ?

    I got an acoustic guitar that fell on the carpet floor and the headstock got a crack.
    I fixed the crack by fill in HHG then clamp it (standard procedure). The joint feels smooth to the touch....
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    Re: Inexpensive starter mandolin advice needed

    To make it clear, here are what I bought
    1) a mandolin on a trip to Vietnam for 50$, look very nice. Knew nothing about setup so I could not play it in tune.
    2) a friend gave me her cheap mandolin...
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    Re: Home Recording - best bang for buck

    I have been doing home recordings for about 10 years. My equipment is pretty simple:
    1) HARDWARE: any method below will work:
    1a) an USB audio interface (I use Lambda box which I own long long...
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    Re: Inexpensive starter mandolin advice needed

    Starting out with a poor quality, poor sounding instrument does no good to newbees. I went thru that pain. After 3 or 4 cheap mandolins, I finally pay for a good quality one to play with, properly...
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    Re: Rogue A Style Tuner Upgrade

    If the new tuner are tight, you need to make sure that when inserting the tuner thru the 4 holes, it should go in smoothly. If you have to force it, this mean the alignment is a bit off causing the...
  16. Thread: Saddle Fail

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    Re: Saddle Fail

    Weird solution: once the action is set, I stick a small piece of wood in the center, between the saddle and the bridge to provide extra support in the center.
    This certainly prevent the saddle to...
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    Re: Screws for tuner buttons

    I ran into this situation before. although I collect used tuning hardware a lot, no screw in my collection matches the tuner that lost the screw !!!
    I ended up replacing the entire tuning hardware...
  18. Re: My only Mandolin's nut got damaged, what is my best option?

    Making a new nut requires some skills but not a PhD degree.
    If you have the tools you can buy a blank mandolin nut, and carve it to match with the existing one.
    Filing the nut slots (8 slots)...
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    Re: Pickup options for an F hole octive mandolin

    Where can I get the MISI endpin jack ? Looking up eBay but found none.
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    create TAB from standard music notation ?

    I have the need to create guitar TAB (or ukulele TAB) quickly from standard music sheet which I retype using MuseScore.
    Can someone give me advise about the exact steps to follow to achieve this...
  21. Thread: Tacoma mandolins

    by kkmm
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    Re: Tacoma mandolins

    How can one tell a Tacoma mandolin is pre-Fender or post ?
    Is the serial number good for this purpose ? Serial number of mine is E2325190
    180647
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    Re: Tacoma mandolins

    I also bought 4 or 5 bowlbacks so far and sold all of them because their sound are not thick enough for me, and very hard to hold straight for playing. Make no sense to me to waste effort to learn...
  23. Thread: Tacoma mandolins

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    Re: Tacoma mandolins

    I owned a aTacoma M1 mandolin and have recorded a short song (melody only) with it, and also with a Kentucky pancake and A Kentucky KM-150 for comparison. All sounds good to my ears, hard to tell...
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    Re: Swapping Taylor guitars pickup

    Thanks for the suggestions. I won't swap just for peace of mind and less work. "If it is not broken, don't touch" hold true in this case
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    Swapping Taylor guitars pickup

    I have two Taylor guitars, 416CE and K14ce.
    From outside, both have 3 knobs for volume/bass/treble control.
    I am very familiar with the system with: under saddle transducer with preamp installed on...
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