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    Re: Sierra Hull plays a Duff octave mandolin

    Wow, thanks for the transcription, Spencer. That'll keep me busy for a while. I love this tune and call it frequently and first started playing it at Winfield Kite Kamp about eight years ago.
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  2. Re: Campanella two-point (How to make an accent on due?)

    Maybe consider taking it to a well respected luthier to have the set up checked...
  3. Thread: Cedar Hill

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    Re: Cedar Hill

    Thanks! Iíll give that a whirl and see if it works. Iím technology challenged (uninterested) by choice.
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    Cedar Hill

    Looking for standard notation for this tune in G if anyone's has it. It's available on Tabledit in tab but need it in notation...

    Thanks!
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    Re: What's your new fiddle tune?

    I used to play both of those songs, Jim. I need to pick them up again as they are both great tunes. Did you go to Centralia this summer and, if so, did you pick up these tunes there?

    Here’s one I...
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    Re: In praise of mandolin builder Matt Ruhland

    I crossed paths with Matt, too, this past weekend in Tygh Valley, Oregon. Not sure what number the A5 I played was but it was a dandy. Super nice guy and a great builder, too. Got to pick a few...
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    Re: New case option

    Sípose these cases will handle a mandolin with a tone guard attached?
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    Re: A pair of Diamonds

    RD Number 259 from October 1, 2014 is forever!
  9. Re: KC area Luthier suggestions for 3" crack/ top of my Northfiel

    Oh yeah, I forgot about Mike at Mass Street Music. He is superb, too.
  10. Re: KC area Luthier suggestions for 3" crack/ top of my Northfiel

    One of the best luthiers in the country just north of Lawrence:

    http://www.leoposch.com/
  11. Poll: Re: Poll for Song a Week Social Group Week #504

    In this version, what is meant by ď2nd settingď???

    http://www.traditionalmusic.co.uk/american-mandolin-tab/pdf/teardrop_waltz_(2nd_setting)-mandolin-tab.pdf
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    Re: Prettiest Peghead Inlays Ever

    My favorite headstock inlay:

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    Re: Avery Mandolin Straps

    I have two of his A straps if anyone is interested. Excellent straps. Guess I’ll put an ad on this site to sell ‘em.
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    Re: I canít play now

    Best of luck on your recovery. I restored and rode classic BMW airheads for many, many years and quit riding once people started texting and driving.

    Hope your PT goes well!
  15. Re: Cowichan Valley Bluegrass Festival on Vancouver Island, BC

    Wenatchee is a great festival. We just wanted something different this year.
  16. Cowichan Valley Bluegrass Festival on Vancouver Island, BC

    Wondering if any other Cafe members are going to Vancouver Island for this festival? Weíve got a small caravan coming up from Central Oregon for the festival and should arrive in Cowichan Valley on...
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    Re: Torrified wood

    [QUOTE=Gary Alter;1712469]Each builder approaches it individually, on the newer Red Diamond mandolins Don MaCrostie torrefies the top, back, neck, sides and bridge.

    Red Diamond offers a torrrified...
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    Re: Father's Hall

    So far, I am playing the tune at about half the speed of Norman and Tony:

    https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=U3OpBZ3DAnM#fauxfullscreen
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    Re: Father's Hall

    Just learning this gem of a tune. It’s on the “Norman Blake & Tony Rice 2” CD with Doc Watson and Nancy Blake joining in on the musical mirth & merriment. Another great mandolin tune on this CD is...
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    Re: Telluride Night Grass Tickets

    Chris, if you go to the festival website I think you can find a link to "forums" and perhaps you can score tickets there?? I did this for the Telluride Blues Festival a few years ago and had no...
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    Re: The Slocan Ramblers

    I didn't know they were going to be at the Shelton "Bluegrass from the Forest" fest next month. Thanks for the heads up...hope to see fellow Cafe folks there. It'll be our first time to this...
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    Re: The Slocan Ramblers

    These guys are fantastic, creative musicians. Look forward to seeing them again at Cowichan Valley Festival on Vancouver Island this summer.
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    Re: Double Stop Fiddle Shop Lost to Fire

    Here’s a link to the newscast:

    http://www.news9.com/story/40014748/2-businesses-lost-in-downtown-guthrie-fire
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    Andrew Mowry article

    We are really fortunate here on the high desert of central Oregon to have a very vibrant acoustic music scene as well as some truly gifted instrument builders. Among the best of the builders is...
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    Re: In Praise of Michael Heiden

    I don’t have any pictures and it was a custom build so not for sale.
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