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    Smokey Mt. Schottische

    Because of confinement I found this tune in list of things that I had put aside 20 years ago to learn. Still trying, but fun to work on.
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    Smokey Mt. Schottische

    While being confined to home I resurrected this tune that I had worked on 20 years ago. Still trying to get it right, but a fun tune to play
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    Re: Mandoholic Confession Thread

    Sorry Mike ... I have repressed those years.
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    Re: Mandoholic Confession Thread

    I feel your pain Mike, having fought this addiction for years without success. However some observations I have made:
    1. While it can create financial stress, family conflict, loss of sleep,...
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    Re: Johnny Staats awesomeness

    Nice sounding Red Diamond, especially in his hands.
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    Re: What sounds like a Loar?

    Don Macrostie who builds the Red Diamonds has worked at reproducing the sound of the Loar era instruments. He took 3 specific well-known mandolins and studied them in detail to try and obtain their...
  7. Re: Let's hear you play your favourite Christmas Carol

    This is my effort at playing Joy to the World on my Red Diamond Osborne replica and Taylor guitar. Recorded with Tascam-40 using Rode nt1 mic. This my first try at overdubbing using Audacity...
  8. Re: Brick and mortar Mandolin stores in the US?

    Morgan Music in Lebanon, Missouri (on I-44 between St. Louis and Springfield). Good selection of several top Mandolin products and, I believe, the only distributor of Red Diamonds. Good folks to...
  9. Re: Awesome - Nashville Mandolin Camp, Week 1

    Thanks for the tip Bill. I will try that next time.
  10. Re: Awesome - Nashville Mandolin Camp, Week 1

    Thanks for posting the video Bill. Probably one of the best quality videos I have seen posted. Beautiful picture and sound, (subject matter also fine). What were you using to record this?
  11. Re: Anyone else here own a Red Diamond mandolin?

    Yes, I own a replica of Bobby Osborne's 25 fern, and couldn't be happier with it. There have been several questions posted about owning several mandolins vs. one great one, and my RD has answered...
  12. Re: why do many makers truncate at the 21st fret

    Many older people have significant higher frequency hearing loss and cannot hear those notes much above 12th fret on the E string anyway.
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    Re: Mandolin as a Stand Alone Instrument

    The list is probably limited only by the skill of the player, as Sam Bush often demonstrates...ie. "Brilliancy"
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    make mine Wayne Shelton please
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    Re: How I chose my current physician

    I attended a mandolin course in Nashville with Butch Baldassari about 20 years ago. There were 14 of us in the course and we discovered that 6 of us were physicians who found their way there from...
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    Re: Free V-Picks - Right Here

    Too good of a deal to pass up. Love to give on a try.
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    Re: anyone know this tune?

    Thats a beautiful instrument..I have been impressed with the workmanship and sound from Mowrys. Suspect we will be seeing more of them in the future.
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    Re: anyone know this tune?

    What mandolin is being played in the clip? Beautiful tone!
  19. Re: Of all the things you can do with a banjo....

    Banjos don't kill...people do!
  20. Re: Why did bluegrass come to dominate American string band music

    I have enjoyed this and most threads a great deal, however I find it very interesting to see how our perception of reality is colored by our own experiences.. often, I suspect, based on where we...
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    Re: Mandolin New Year Resolutions

    To finally be able to play Brilliancy as well as Sam....a worthy goal I think.
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    Re: Tips for finger cuts

    I have used super glue many times for surgical repairs....not approved for that use but used regularly in emergency rooms etc.. I am not aware of complications from its use, especially in a small...
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    Re: Red diamond mandolin

    I bought one of the replica series RDs last summer. It is a replica of Bobby Osborne's 25 fern. Don MacRostie took 3 mandolins which he thought were among the best ones available and did extensive...
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    Re: pearl of equal price

    Wow JeffD, I couldn't have said it as well but agree totally. When we enter the world of mandolin and get smitten by the bug it changes our life. For those of us that truly fall in love with our...
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    Re: pearl of equal price

    Yes...I did just about do that a few months ago when I had the opportunity to play a Red Diamond Bobby Osborne replica. After playing it and comparing the tone, volume, and ease of play to my F5-G...
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