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    Re: Red Henry Maple Bridge

    You can go down a very long rabbit hole on this one.... and you will fatigue your ears even more quickly than you will fatigue your fingers (by restringing) with the unlimited number of possible...
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    Re: Building an electric tenor...

    https://www.cbgitty.com/search.php?search_query=bridge&section=product
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    Re: Fret Files and Other luthier tools?

    I use one of the cheapies and like it fine. One thing you can do to prevent digging into your fingerboard is to get some cheap drafters erasing templates. Thin sheets of metal with slots precut. ...
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    Re: Garcia guitar Grisman mandolin

    Fantastic stuff!
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    Re: Leather Calton Case Cover

    We do it....because we can. No justification required.
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    Re: Amistar/Leewald tenor guitars

    Wow....just Wow!!

    Looks like about 2k for price. Anybody know the scale length of the tenor? Couldn't find anything.
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    Re: Vintage Guitar Mag How-to

    I'm more of a duct tape kind of person......
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    Re: Really nice looking tenor on the bench...

    The binding scheme is probably the prettiest and classiest I have ever seen. Makes it look like an inlay unless you look really close.
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    Dust My Saddle Seals Crofts Campbell

    Came across this. Made me smile.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dcnviig7kF4

    Stay well!
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    Re: Help with video conferencing

    I haven't used it myself but have heard some recent things using Acapella. Was impressed.
  11. Re: What if I removed the nitro finish from the sides of my mando

    Myself....I'd just leave it alone and let it be. Especially if I was the original owner (that is way cool all by itself!). And I'd be darn proud of it. YMMV.
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    Re: Reading suggestions

    For really good deep dives into Southern regional music any of the annual Oxford American music issues are very interesting. Each one is from a different area of the south and comes with an...
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    Re: Reading suggestions

    Steve Goodman: Facing The Music is really good. Another vote for Satan Is Real.

    No double entendre intentionally implied.
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    Re: Gigs Cancelled - Health and Safety

    The thing to keep in mind is that the primary goal of all of these measures is not prevention. It is to slow the spread so that the health care capacity can keep up with the demand. While there is...
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    Re: Viola to mandolin or mandola

    What was the reason you started with viola and not violin in the first place? That high e string ..........I couldn't get away from it fast enough.
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    Re: Electric Mandolin Ashtray Bridge Cover

    A picture of a mandocaster in the want ads made me think of how I solved this....I found an old silver plated butter dish cover and cut the ends to fit. Superglued a couple of small magnets to the...
  17. Thread: dents in the neck

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    Re: dents in the neck

    I'd speed neck that thing soooo fast.....
  18. Thread: Happened to you?

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    Re: Happened to you?

    Some Steve Earle recordings drive me to distraction with that.....
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    Re: Advice sought about 1917 Gibson H1 Mandola

    Not to hijack....but instead of planing the neck (with the fretboard off), would you not glue a shim in to flatten it...adding rather than subtracting (given that you have to take break angle and...
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    Re: Need advice on how to set up for looping

    Yup! Pushed me back to using a drum machine (Alesis SR16.....much more interesting than a metronome) in conjunction with the looper. Amazing how much the music "breathes" without a steady...
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    Re: Monteleones in the Denver Area?

    Another thing to try is to have the other player with the Collings play yours and compare volumes and tones. A lot of it comes from the player.
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    Re: Did Bill Collings Sign All Or Some?

    I have toured the Collings facility a number of times (got to spend an entire afternoon visiting with Bill after one of the tours.....talking about his prototype cases and his extreme...
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    Re: 2020 NAMM Show Report

    A question for Eastman if you get the chance. Any plans for a 4 or 5 string El Rey in the future?
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    Re: Tuscon???

    Also, while not ot or bg, in Tucson keep an eye out for Nancy McCallion either solo or in any of her bands. She used to be in the (now defunct)band The Molly's and is one of the best songwriters I...
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    Re: Best place in Chicago for repairs

    I agree. Just bring it back to them if they fixed the original issue to your satisfaction.
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