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    Re: $750 Collings mandolin case at elderlys

    This is well said. Part of the attractiveness of this case is what it tells you about an individual - what he can do when he really sets his mind to something. I'm sure this may sound like...
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    Re: $750 Collings mandolin case at elderlys

    Well said, a big amen from me.

    Mr. Collings gifts and commitment are seen in everyone of these cases as well as the instruments he crafted. I'm very thankful to have one, it reminds me of him &...
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    Re: $750 Collings mandolin case at elderlys

    Manufacture of all Collings cases ceased awhile back. Very, very unlikely they will ever be produced again. My understanding form the GM the equipment was moved off-site and the building that housed...
  4. Kate Wolf Accompanied By Two Mandolins – 1985

    Kate Wolf was another talent that was taken from us all too soon. She’s a staple in my music library and “Like A River” (the studio version) came up this morning. Thought I’d share a live version...
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    Re: Kimble two point reviews?

    Yes he did, and I played it. It's a monster.
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    Re: recommend me an acoustic bass

    If you're going the gastank route, I'd recommend the Pontiac T1000 with a middle school Kay 1/2 size neck......
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    Re: Philphool, Phil Goodson, passes :(

    It took me awhile to write this. I am a crotchety old fart and honestly don't get along with many folks. I met Phil at Kaufman Kamp. He was a joy to to play music with. Always with a song list in his...
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    Re: Philphool, Phil Goodson, passes :(

    I'd like to add to this post the response that I received from Phil's daughter Becca when I sent her the link to this thread. Thank you all for your comments!

    "Oh Drew, this means the world to me....
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    Philphool, Phil Goodson, passes :(

    Cafe members,

    I regret to inform you all that Dr. Phil Goodson, known around here as Philphool, has passed away after a strong battle with cancer.

    In additional to being a well respected OBGYN...
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    Re: Just an observation

    They've always offered discounts but since the pandemic hit they've stuck with a consistent 30% off since late March. We have a very good, close relationship with them and they're a great but small...
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    Re: Comfy in our new RV

    Mark, in an earlier post, I said I was envious. There’s a reason.

    Closest I’ve ever been RVing was in July of 1982 courtesy of a very close friend. I had gone through a stressful couple of years....
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    Prayer for Dennis @ The Mandolin Store

    For those of you so inclined, I would ask that you keep Dennis Vance in your prayers. He is facing some medical issues that must be addressed in the near future. I do not wish to, nor do I intend to...
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    Re: Changed back to nickel-silver frets

    I can tell one difference between Nickel-Silver, EVO, and Stainless Steel:

    Nickel-Silver frets last (ham-handed) me about 1-3 years between dressings or refrets,
    EVO frets last me over 8...
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    Re: Dreaming of a Great A5 under $6000

    OK time for me to put my money where my mouth is... this is how I feel about Will Kimble's instruments...
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    Re: Are People Buying Less Mandolins Now?

    Been tempted to do a feature article on this but don't think it's going to happen. Here's an opinion that's a combination of what's occurring the Classifieds and what our retail business partners and...
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    Re: The Mandocrucian's Digest

    Good day to remind everyone this is the anniversary of the publication of this marvelous little rag. I think it's about high time an issue should appear in electronic form
  17. Article: Remembering Jethro Burns on his 100th Birthday, an All-S

    You can view the page at https://www.mandolincafe.com/forum/content/635-Remembering-Jethro-Burns-on-his-100th-Birthday-an-All-Star-Tribute
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  18. Re: Gibson threatening the mandolin and guitar luthier community

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2NY6mgm21Bo

    Worth a few minutes.
  19. Re: Sam Bush playing something other than Hoss?

    I believe that’s the same F5G with a gold top like a Les Paul referenced here:

    https://www.mandolincafe.com/forum/threads/112208-Nice-video-from-Sam-Bush
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    Re: Dash Crofts

    Great read. Thanks, Russ. Dash lives near Johnson City, TX, west of Austin and north of San Antonio. Population 2051.
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    Re: 2020 NAMM Show Report

    Thanks for your announcement Scott and it was very nice getting the chance to visit with you at NAMM and the Ranch. I'm happy to report that I've updated our ZETA website with pertinent info...
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    Re: "Vintage" Collins MT2G mando - pricing

    There were some German spruce topped MT2s way back when.
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    Re: Thank You, Collings

    No, it isn’t the fact that it was bought new, it’s the fact that it’s a Collings. I have seen them make things right on any instrument they make, regardless if you are the original owner. If they...
  24. Re: Gibson threatening the mandolin and guitar luthier community

    This was addressed in the opening post.

    It's clear that a few dominating the conversation would benefit from reading more and talking less. If you just can't understand something, it's no one's...
  25. Re: Gibson threatening the mandolin and guitar luthier community

    I think the real reason why the mandolin community has recently been annoyed with Gibson is that, for much of its history, it was the people making "knockoffs" who cared about and perpetuated...
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