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  1. Thread: Fruition

    by Elliot Luber
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    Re: Fruition

    They sound good here.
    https://youtu.be/idxzNA9az1A https://youtu.be/idxzNA9az1A
  2. Re: Maybelle Carter would have been 110 today.

    So really, her birthday was yesterday, so she is older than I thought. :)
  3. Re: Maybelle Carter would have been 110 today.

    Born May 9, 1909.
  4. Maybelle Carter would have been 110 today.

    No direct mandolin content but worth remembering.


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XE80Ed59uCY
  5. Saw this on Wikipedia.org; thought it was funny.

    So Jacob do Bandolim's real middle name was Pick! Should have kept that.
    Jacob do Bandolim born Jacob Pick Bittencourt
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jacob_do_Bandolim

    :)
  6. Re: Flatbush Waltz - my attempt to play it

    Very nice. Keep it up! The coolest things about this song are the double stops where you play two notes at once at the high parts. You can do that with just your first two fingers, but the spacing...
  7. Thread: Primetone

    by Elliot Luber
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    Re: Primetone

    IMHO (Your mileage will vary): I wasn't really impressed with the Primetone picks I bought. They're okay. I much prefer the D'Andrea ProPlecs.
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    Re: I Found It!

    I once carried an old couch out to the curb and two Red Bear picks I had long ago lost stumbed onto the street. Been using them again for two years.
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    Re: Boot lace strap - how to tie to end pin?

    A simple slip knot does the trick.
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    Re: Cyber Tracking

    When you look at an ad, anywhere, the page leaves a "cookie" on your browser, a short bit of code listing that you've been there. The next site "eats the cookie" by reading where you've already been...
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    Re: Who goes on Mandolin Mount Rushmore?

    I was thinking Lloyd Loar too.
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    Re: Amusing story

    Music reminds us of our shared humanity despite many differences and it represents the last nuts keeping the tires on our global bus. Some call it God's language, others may disagree, but all seem to...
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    Garcia the grasser...

    A friend reviews Jerry Garcia pre-Dead bluegrass complilation.

    https://www.rollingstone.com/music/albumreviews/review-jerry-garcias-before-the-dead-w520142
  14. Thread: Pava

    by Elliot Luber
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    Re: Pava

    Well, it seems to have gone to a good home. :)
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    Re: What's with the "Product"??

    If you run a store, any store, the things for sale in it are products whether they are mandolins, Lamborghinis or cans of soup. To run a business, you need to use the language of business,...
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    Re: Pets with Mandolin-related names?

    I have a cat that I can never seem to find. I should call him Heiden.
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    Re: I “lost faith” in the mandolin...

    We hit plateaus in our learning and it can discourage us. Every few years, I get fed up with mandolin and go back to guitar for a month or so. Eventually she becons and, helpless, I go running back....
  18. RIP John Sternberg (Don's brother who inspired me to study Mando)

    Some sad news this monging. I first met John Stiernberg back in the '80s when he was vice preisdent of marketing for Bose Pro products. One day at the NAMM show we got to talking about playing music....
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    Re: Appreciation for the Cafe

    Music brings people together. Pick on a mando, not each other!
  20. It's all about the grain, but this is ridiculous!

    https://www.reddit.com/r/hmmm/comments/6yud4u/hmmm/
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    Re: Kentucky KM-300 v. Mandobird?

    I've had better luck with the Kentucky, but you're going to want to swap out the pickup on either of them because the E string is rather dead. It's the hard part of emando design due to short length...
  22. Thread: RIP Gregg

    by Elliot Luber
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    Re: RIP Gregg

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J0GiRGl2dIU&feature=youtu.be Sad. Big loss.
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    Re: Ludwig Van Beethhoven

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NL8XhxMLqbs I guess this is J.S. Bach. Sorry.
  24. Went to a funeral in Brooklyn the other day

    A friend of mine passed away suddenly, and his family is orthodox Jewish and my friend grew up in Brooklyn. The neighborhood looked really familiar to me as my wife and i drove there, like I had been...
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    Re: Satan is Real - Louvin Brothers

    I enjoyed the book. They really were a talented pair, too.
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