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    Re: Entry-level mandola

    As for Hora, I bought one of their bouzoukis and felt that i got MORE than I paid for. The instrument does feel a bit light, but mine played well right out of the box. Warning, their cases are not...
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    Re: Boat on A River by Styx

    http://www.mandolincafe.com/tab/boatontheriver.txt
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    Re: Boat on A River by Styx

    Wow! forgot about this thread. I actually printed the tab from that link 4 years ago. The solo was crushing my spirit back then, but now I actually play along with the song.

    I haven't posted on...
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    Re: Boat on A River by Styx

    Go back a page. Good tab
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    Re: Obligatory Rookie Thread

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    Re: Obligatory Rookie Thread

    I'm going to chime in on the Hora instruments, or rather, the Irish Bouzouki.

    I currently own two Eastman Mandos, a Gold Tone Mandola and have had several "cheaper" mandolins. My budget has never...
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    Re: Ella or Cass, Dream a little dream of me.

    The melody line was killing me since i don't read music that well. I had originally asked if some had the bridge tabbed out so that I could see what I was doing wrong.
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    Re: Ella or Cass, Dream a little dream of me.

    I'll try it out when I get home. Really digging the song.
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    Re: Ella or Cass, Dream a little dream of me.

    @Bill, wow! What a neat app! It didn't technically solve the problem, it gave me several different versions by various contributers and the on the fly transposition. I'm working really hard on...
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    Re: Ella or Cass, Dream a little dream of me.

    I think what I have now is the notation in G (1 sharp). The note that vexes me is the first note of the bridge. My score has it as an E flat, and the chord listed is as well

    I was curious how...
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    Re: Ella or Cass, Dream a little dream of me.

    Was trying to add an image of my sheet music to this thread
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    Re: Ella or Cass, Dream a little dream of me.

    So that would be any note in C or strum the chord....

    The original has an E flat (stars fading...) hand written next to an E minor chord. The notation (written in G) has an E flat note that just...
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    Ella or Cass, Dream a little dream of me.

    I've been trying to work out Dream a little Dream of me and am stuck where I should be playing what I think is an E flat in the chorus second stanza

    Does anyone have a simple tab they could help...
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    Re: How much sanding?

    No, I had an issue with a thickness gauge, moreover, how to build one that would go over the prebuilt sides that were already glued to the too plate.
    I had started to remove some of the machine...
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    Re: Next Mandolin after Eastman 305?

    I have the Eastman 814, but fell in love with the tone and overall feel of the the 305.

    Complaints about my 814? too quiet. I've tried several types of strings, and CA bridge, but can't get her...
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    Re: Headstock reconstruction. Aother

    Outstanding John. You just reinforced my belief that anything is possible. Probably stuff like that is old hat for you, but for us neophytes, it is a miracle to behold.

    Years from now, if I...
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    Re: How much sanding?

    Just a quick update, new kit came in and I'm making time to build my big caliper. Torn between a digital and analog gauge.

    I'm guessing i will do a bit of sanding even before measuring since the...
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    Re: F-4 cases

    Check with Dennis at the Mandolin Store. He'd be able to tell you if would fit, and if he has one, what it costs.
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    Re: F-4 cases

    Call dennis at the mandolin store. He found it for me in his back room and he has eastmans in stock. He may have a spare
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    Re: Tuners for this Spanish mandolin?

    I have a Peavey Mandolin that uses guitar style individual tuners. looks just like the ones peavey used on their parlor guitars
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    Re: F-4 cases

    btw, not promoting anyone's sale in particular, but there is a case in the classifieds you might take a look at. doesn't have the storage compartments that mine does, and is a diff color, but worth...
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    Re: F-4 cases

    Sorry for the late reply, but life sometimes gets in your way.

    Here is a link to the gallery https://rjcoxphotography.smugmug.com/Eastman-Case/


    And here are the photos if all goes well...
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    Re: F-4 cases

    Oops, I'll get thos measurements for you shortly
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    Re: F-4 cases

    Sorry I was so late in replying, but the Calton case will be infinitely superior to what my Eastman fits into. My case is actually the stock Eastman case. I won't bother with the pics since you are...
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    Re: Another Mandola inquiry thread

    I have been happy with my Gold Tone, and don't find the sound to be flat at all, however it was quite the bargain at my local for $400 with case and got me thru my MAS.

    However, if I had really...
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