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  1. Proper Gauges for Nylgut strings 4 Frailing on Vega.

    Hi pluckers and frailers,
    need your wisdom for the better type of strings to play `Old time music and fiddle tunes` with nylgut strings on my Vega.Should one be looking for light,medium or heavy...
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    Re: Silverangel Econo A #446

    Thanks Doug.Will compare.

    Tani
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    Re: Thinking About A Pava

    Can you make a video?
  4. Re: Posting a Post... Wonderful.Luthier Ken Ratcliff from Kentuck

    Doug,

    Beautiful instrument.Happy days!
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    Re: Silverangel Econo A #446

    [QUOTE=RobP;1732895]I recommend trying several different pick shapes, materials. And thicknesses. It seems like every mandolin is a bit different in what it takes to coax the best sound out.
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  6. Re: Posting a Post... Wonderful.Luthier Ken Ratcliff from Kentuck

    Dear Doug,

    Yes that`s my Mando (150 years old Sinker Redwood top and Curly Maple back and sides) by Ken.It arrives at my front door this Thursday 5th of Sept from Kentucky.So will post a few fotos...
  7. Re: Posting a Post... Wonderful.Luthier Ken Ratcliff from Kentuck

    Breko

    can you give me the link to the pics that Ken has in his post.Thanks buddy.

    Tani
  8. Posting a Post... Wonderful.Luthier Ken Ratcliff from Kentucky.

    Hi all,
    my new Fantasma Mando from Ken Ratcliff of Kentucky is in delivery mode to Oz.So am posting an earlier post of its earlier state of `Into White` which will lead you to the final stage of its...
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    Re: `In the White` Kenscope.

    Hi all

    My El Fantasma mandolin by Kentucky luthier Ken Ratliff is on it`s way to my home here in Oz.Mando will be here on 5th of Sept.So here are some fotos of the lovely creation by our own...
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    Re: `In the White` Kenscope.

    Thanks Brick! Excellent.

    Silverangel El Fantasma mandolin `Aged Blonde` delivery is for August.Will post fotos once it arrives.

    Tani:)
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    `In the White` Kenscope.

    `In the White`.
    Hi all,

    Luthier Ken Ratcliffe from Kentucky has the El Fantasma ` in the White` mandolin complete, no color or varnish yet ,but Ken is kind ,at my request, to make this video that...
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    Re: first Silverangel for 2019

    W.P.

    For the Fantasma the neck and headstock are different to the Silverangel Econo also the tuners arrangement differs.These are not evenly spaced and are not symmetrical like the standard...
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    Re: first Silverangel for 2019

    Anybody know the wood for the top that Ken is using?

    Tan
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    Re: NMD, Silverangel Econo A

    Yes the arrival of golden yellow Tan `El Fantasma` by Ken to Oz in 2019.

    KoalaTan.
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    Re: Reccomend a good Mel Bay book

    Going with the Kindle version for now.Thanks.
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    Re: Reccomend a good Mel Bay book

    NutPicker,

    Yours is a recent copy from where?
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    Re: Reccomend a good Mel Bay book

    Does the paperback edition arrive with a CD?

    Tan
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    Re: You Never Can Tell

    Marco scores the cigar.

    Tan
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    Re: Silverangel sinker Fantasma #3

    Yes have high regards for both Pava and Silverangel. The Ellis and Collins are beyond the standard budget.Happy hunting, you won't be disappointed with your choice.Am ordering a second mando `Tan...
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    Re: NMD, Silverangel Econo A

    ok Thank you Spencer.
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    Re: How'd this happen?

    You`re so funny 56.
    think Brick and Oliver need to attend a luthier`s workshop to get over the Mando blues.Incidentally, taking the plunge again on my fifth mandolin by Ken an El Fantasma, that he...
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    Re: NMD, Silverangel Econo A

    Spencer how are you attaching the strap to the SA?

    Tan
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    Re: NMD, Silverangel Econo A

    Great design, wonderful sound Spencer.Happy days ahead.Thank you for the video.

    Tan
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    Re: Officially joining the Silverangel Fray

    Rowka the above post is meant for you.
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    Re: Officially joining the Silverangel Fray

    Rock Is your Fantasma two point symmetrical or two point asymmetrical and can you place a link on the photos of the Mando with the chip repairs on the headstock.Description of the colour...
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