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  1. Question regarding TKL Ovation Rectangular Case

    Does anyone know if a TKL Ovation Case Rectangular will fit a regular sized F mandolin? I was wondering as most Ovations I have seen have different body shapes. I have noticed several ovation...
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    Re: Would you sacrifice tone for playability?

    Thank you for the link to the La Bella strings. I think I will order and give them a try. Hopefully they sound as good as the packaging art which I really like.
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    Would you sacrifice tone for playability?

    I tried a pack of J73 today because my local music store was out of J74 my usual gauge.
    You can really notice the lack of tone, however I found them quite enjoyable and refreshing to play. I love...
  4. Re: RIP Al Williams, founder of Calton Cases

    Thanks for the post, the man changed the way we judge cases with an innovative design that was fitting for our prized instruments. RIP
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    Always surprised how people send stuff

    I purchased a nice used TKL Mandolin Case. My decision to buy was helped because it had fee shipping. The case arrived at my door from USPS, but was surprised as it was sent with no box, The case...
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    Re: Gibson F9 Dilemma

    Iím a little late to the conversation, but I have to say Iím a big fan of all the F9ís I have played. I think you made an excellent choice and it will not take long to fall in love with the sound and...
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    Cumberland Acousticís

    Itís taken me sometime to realize Mandolins are strange and wonderful instruments that requires a skilled professional to make them their best. I sent a Mandolin to Steve at Cumberland Acousticís for...
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    Re: Morgan Monroe Question and/or opinions

    I played one years ago. I recall it was a real looker and seem to play and sound ok. I remember wondering if it had an ebony fingerboard because it looked like ebony. I played it at a show so it was...
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    Re: Buying on the rebound and gambling

    An interesting post that requires each individual to be retrospective in the way they value their hobby and financial situation. MAS can have a powerful hold on me. I’ve made some mistakes that I...
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    Re: Vintage Mandolin Headquarters

    Yes, The Mandolin World Headquarters. Thanks for correction, it really is a cool name. Figures I screw up a perfectly good name.
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    Re: Vintage Mandolin Headquarters

    Kentucky 5000, not everyone’s cup of beer.
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    Vintage Mandolin Headquarters

    This weekend I made a deal to buy a Mandolin from The Vintage Mandolin Headquarters. I found the selection to be a bit overwhelming however I spoke to the owner Charles Johnson and found him to be...
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    Re: New to the Forum

    Thanks for making me feel welcome! I play Bluegrass and old Fiddle tunes available in my Mandolin instructional songbook. I play a Gibson A5 L and a Ratlliff R5. I keep my Rogue next to me as I watch...
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    New to the Forum

    Hello,
    My first post to the Forum. I have been reading the Mandolin Forum for several years and have enjoyed learning about the Mandolin from members. I am a Banjo player and started to learn the...
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