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  1. Thread: My Pava

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    Re: My Pava

    Glad you like your Pava. I have been checking on many lately and I do see that the Pava has a good radius on the fret board just like the Eastman mandolins. All I can say is if you paid a price like...
  2. Is there an ideal Radius Setting for mandolins?

    Just trying to get some people that might help me get this answered. I am trying to find out if there is a widely accepted radius measurement on a mandolin fret board that seems to work best for most...
  3. Re: Decision Time for wood type - Is the difference big?

    Thank you Jamie. That was exactly what I was thinking. Appreciate your info.
    Frank
  4. Thread: eBay sales tax

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    Re: eBay sales tax

    I agree with you William but we know where and from whom these taxes are coming. I just can not say it on this forum or my post will be redacted like the last one.
  5. Decision Time for wood type - Is the difference big?

    I am considering buying a new mandolin after selling the inexpensive one I purchased a few months ago. I have a choice to make. I can buy a nice all solid mahogany F style or one with a solid spruce...
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    Re: First Mando Buying Advice

    Thanks for all the good advice from all the people on the forum. It is appreciated by all of us new mandolin players. I purchased an inexpensive solid top mandolin(flat fret board) made by Ibanez...
  7. Thread: eBay sales tax

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    Re: eBay sales tax

    I noticed that also just recently. It also appears Musician's Friend is doing that also in certain states. <Redacted for political content out of bounds of the posting guidelines.>
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    Mandolin Neck Advice

    Is it best to look for a mandolin that has less radius than others so that you have a more rounded fret board instead of a flat fret board? Are they just easier to play with more rounding of the...
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    Morgan Monroe Bean Blossum

    Does anyone know much about the morgan monroe bean blossom mandolin? Type woods used to build,solid or laminate, spruce and or maple etc. Thanks
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    Re: Still getting some buzzing?

    Thanks for all the advice. If I need to level the frets I can do that but have checked all of them and have no high rockers on the fret board. I will check all the other suggestions and add the felt...
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    Re: Still getting some buzzing?

    I am playing the A shape with f holes and do have a truss rod. I can easily change to the D' Addario J74 set that I have. I checked all frets and have no high rockers. 179039
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    Re: Free Waterloo Mandolin

    Would love to have one of those.

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    I would love to have one of those mandolins.:)
  13. Thread: Ibanez 510

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    Re: Ibanez 510

    I have one I bought a few months ago and for a beginner model it is not too bad. It does have a solid spruce top and with time that will help with the sound. I did have to do a thorough set up and...
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    Still getting some buzzing?

    I am new at the mandolin and am just wondering after checking for unlevel frets and a straight neck and making sure I have the strings on the low side at .090 and the high side at .060 I still have...
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    Re: Removing the Florida extension

    I really like the way you did the scoop on your mandolin. Great job. I am sure I would do the same.
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    Re: Set Up on an Ibanez MS-10

    Thanks for the info. Yes, I have Rob Meldrum's e-book and will probably set mine up about the same way. Since I have all the tools I do not have to worry about buying any. I think the most expensive...
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    Re: Set Up on an Ibanez MS-10

    The only problem with that is that if you have any high frets they interfere with the intended objective. By having a notched rule you are able to make sure the neck is first straight . Then if...
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    Re: Set Up on an Ibanez MS-10

    Thank you Benny. I agree about the high action at the first fret. That nut was not addressed properly at all. I will check out that link you sent. I have found out that I have a few high frets so I...
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    Set Up on an Ibanez MS-10

    I purchased a beginner mandolin a few months ago and am starting to try to learn on it and have noticed it seems that I get more buzzing than I would like and would appreciate a little feedback. I...
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    Re: Problems with my first mandolin

    Save yourself more head aches and request the seller take it back due to a defect. If it is MF there will be no problems. They will even pay the return shipping due to a faulty product. If you are...
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    Roland White Web Site?

    Does anyone know if Roland White still has an operational web site store etc? I have been trying to log into www.rolandwhite.com but have not been able to get it to open. Does anyone know or have a...
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    Re: Mandolin Design Question! Help

    I am thinking that may be because of the more piercing sound. Helps to cut through with bluegrass music for sure. Thank you Ray.
    Frank
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    Re: Mandolin Design Question! Help

    Thank you vetus. That was a very good article and very informing.
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    Re: Mandolin Design Question! Help

    There is a possibility that I may play through a PA system at some point or do as a friend of mine had done with some type of stick on pickup and used bluetooth to send the signal to what he was...
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    Mandolin Design Question! Help

    I am considering buying a mandolin for country western church music at our Cowboy Church and was wondering. The only stye mandolin I have been familiar with are the A and F style mandolins with F...
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