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    Re: OM accompaniments a la Andy Irvine

    Arpeggios, got it. In y'all's opinion, what is the the best tuning for general accompaniment like this? GDAD seems like the reigning champ, but I've also seen advocates for GDAE. Thanks everyone,...
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    Re: picking a first bouzouki

    I am not all that experienced with most of these models, but I've often seen the Trinity College recommended as the best lower end zouk. I have played one in the past, and it was quite nice for the...
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    OM accompaniments a la Andy Irvine

    I'm not sure if this is the best place to post this, but here goes. I bought my octave mandolin in large part for the purpose of accompanying myself while singing, but I don't exactly know where to...
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    Shubb Capo Issues

    I recently acquired my first octave mandolin, and I bought a regular Shubb guitar capo to go with it. I've been having some issues with it however, as the capo is slightly curved to accommodate a...
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    Re: Electric Octave Mandolin Neck

    Thank you very much for the very informative reply! What did you do with the nut? Completely replace it or modify it somehow?
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    Electric Octave Mandolin Neck

    Hello everyone,
    I'm interested in building an electric octave mandolin from existing guitar parts. The one issue I'm having, however, is finding a neck that would be suitable, with around a 20"...
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    Re: Opinion on cheap OM?

    Thanks for all the input! I might try it out, but since I live in the US, the shipping fees are a bit steep (like 200 dollars steep), which effectively doubles the price. But it would still probably...
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    Opinion on cheap OM?

    I found this interesting specimen surfing the interwebs and was wondering if it would be worth it. It has a suspiciously low price, but the design is interesting. Any opinions on the matter would be...
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    Re: Tabs for obscure Planxty song

    Hmm. That doesn't seem to be the same as the original song. Maybe I'm just too inept to play it correctly? Thanks anyway!
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    Tabs for obscure Planxty song

    Hi everyone, this is my first post on here, I've been playing Mando for about six months and really loving it. I was wondering if any of you might know where I can get tabs for the Planxty song...
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