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    Re: New to the cafe

    Welcome to the cafe'! Keep at it!
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    Re: RH anchor issue

    It’s better now than later!;)
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    Re: RH anchor issue

    Don’t anchor at all. My palm lightly brushes the strings behind the bridge.
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    Re: For Family. For Country. For Freedom.

    God bless all our veterans!
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    Re: Source for f style worm over tuners

    Yeah, I saw those too; after I had ordered the Gotoh tuners.
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    Re: Source for f style worm over tuners

    So, we have decided to go with Gotoh tuners from Elderly and save the original hardware. It should make a great everyday player. Thanks for everyone’s help!
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    Re: Source for f style worm over tuners

    There is certainly a good market for these. I wish someone would step up and make them. The customer has such a nice mandolin that needs this style tuners. The peghead veneer is original and...
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    Re: Source for f style worm over tuners

    Well, my customer has decided to go with some gold Gotoh worm over gears from Elderly. Now I have to get a James t/p with "The Gibson" engraved to match. He's got a real nice 34 f12 conversion that...
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    Re: Source for f style worm over tuners

    The tuners sure do, Mike!
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    Source for f style worm over tuners

    I need to replace some worn out nickel Waverly tuners on a 34 Gibson that are worm over. Does anyone know where some are available? I’ve looked with no success. Thanks!
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    Re: A short tune in GDGD tuning

    That’s one of the nicest tunes I’ve heard in a while! Thanks for sharing!!!
  12. Re: New Apitius Club Jazz Mandolin acquisition…

    That is so cool! Enjoy that mandolin!!
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    Re: International Violin F5 Kit Questions

    I can’t comment on the IV kit, but, I would get a good set of plans with graduations for the top and back. You would need to buy a caliper or fabricate some way to measure the graduations. Also a...
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    Re: Finished at last

    Jeremy, your mandolin looks awesome! Nice work!!
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    Re: Why no narrow nut options?

    Like Steve said, all you have to do is ask for it!
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    Re: Grieving Sally Goodin

    Bob, I’m sorry for your loss. It’s not easy to get through this. It takes time. I’ve been there. We lost the little pup in my avatar picture. I can’t think of anything that’s much harder to go...
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    Re: Sorensen Tone

    Steve that is a killer tone you are getting out of your mandolins! Nice work brother!
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    Re: My July 2016 LaPlant

    Lloyd builds some great mandolins. I met him a few years ago at SPGBMA; he’s one heck of a great guy!
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    Re: Clinch Mountain Backstep

    I really enjoyed that! Thanks for sharing! You guys sound great! Nice groove to your music!
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    Re: Show off your back side

    That back looks like mountain ranges! It’s an amazing piece of maple!
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    Re: Funny Banjo Content

    That’s the best banjo joke ever!
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    Re: Introducing myself

    JJ, welcome to the Cafe’! That’s a great looking F5! Nice work!
  23. Re: Jacobson Nautilus Mandolin #39 - Ziricote and Birdseye

    Marty, that mandolin is a work of art! Nice work, elegant design! If someone ever makes a book to document modern builders, you should be one of the first in it!
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    Re: New Vessel Tortoise Burst A Model

    Nice work Gary! The coloring and the burst is perfect! I love the look of the tortoise binding!
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    Re: New Kelley mandolin violin style

    Jim, Joseph Cleary, the Campanella guy makes mandolin family instruments in the violin style. He was one of the first that I saw build like this. I do plan on making more. I have another A model...
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