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    Re: We don't need no steenking flat picks!

    I watched Carolyn, for years, every Tuesday night in Houston. Good memories.
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    Re: Bert Deivert's international recording

    Sounds great, Bert.
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    Re: Why So Few Resonator Mandolins?

    Interesting discussion. I've wanted a RM-1 a quite a while and live within 15 miles of Rich Del Grosso but never made the commitment. So, after the weekly bluegrass jam, a fiddler and I end up at the...
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    Re: Greek strings

    You're welcome. It's always nice to share this part of my heritage.
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    Re: ChordU.....this look intersting

    I played around some and it must be an AI recognition program. Some wrong chords but it's funny to see it try to handle the background noise and cut scenes.
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    Re: Greek strings

    Rebetiko Music - "Greek Blues"

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rebetiko

    My father immigrated to the USA from Sparta, Greece. He loved this music and it's all he listened to. Still does- he's 92...
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    Re: Your Thoughts On D'Addario XT Strings

    I have a set on now for about 3 weeks. They've held up pretty good through the holiday jamming/gigging season and still sound good and even toned. They're a little bright for the first several hours...
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    Re: ChordU.....this look intersting

    Pretty neat. And here I am being old school and listening to a track over and over again. :)
  9. Re: Tonedexter - neat new DI/pre for acoustic instruments

    I agree as most here probably do. The audience wants a show but the musician's ears need to be happy too otherwise it's brutal. Chasing that sound is for our benefit not their's.
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    Re: Man I need a good tuner...

    Man, I haven't been on in a year and a half, maybe two, and right back into the thick of it with a "what's the best" discussion. :) Good to be back. I've used my buddies Polytune an Stroboclips. I...
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    Re: Rocky Grass 2018

    Great! I sent you my info. I'm so excited.
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    RockyGrass 2018

    Hi All,

    I'll be there on Thursday and camping at River Bend. Who else is going?

    PM for my contact info. I'd love to meet everyone.
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    Re: Telluride: anyone up to pick?

    Thereís a jam every Tuesday at the music store 6-8.
  14. Old Settler's Music Festival - April 20-22, 2018

    Hi All,

    I'll be there and wondered if anyone else will be? Respond here and pm your tel. # if you'd like to catch up. Look for me limping around, from campsite to campsite, with my mandolin and 10...
  15. Thread: For Sell

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    For Sell

    <This needs to go into the classifieds please. Per forum posting guidelines>

    - Refrain from using the forum as a point of purchasing or selling items or for the purpose of discussing or linking to...
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    Re: What the

    Great interplay and itís fun to watch. Better to be there. Best if youíre part of it.

    I jam mostly bluegrass andlove to improvise leads. Occasionally I have the chance to play swing, Dawg, gypsy....
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    Re: Flatwoind strings on an acoustic mandolin

    I played a Gilchrist like that. So amazing.
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    Re: Flatwoind strings on an acoustic mandolin

    Dave had great tone and was a beast. I have Live at Ovations in my car even though it's damaged. Still sounds great between the skipping. Kelly Lancaster on guitar doesn't hurt either.
  19. Re: Using a capo to make string changes easier...

    Nope.I haven't cut my strings for years. I take a hard edge (like my keys) and run my strings over them turning them into curly ribbons. I can't stand piercing myself with short bits of wire..
  20. Re: Seeking Advice on Different Instrument Types

    The Sumi should easily surpass the Aria on all fronts.
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    Re: Music for mandola

    I recently was loaned a Collings mandola. It's beautiful but confusing to transpose bluegrass and fiddle tunes at first. I play by ear so eventually I can figure it out. It's a ton of fun having a...
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    Re: 2017 Winfield mandolin winners

    3 Texas boys in the top 5. :)
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    Re: Rockygrass Academy 2017

    I had plans to go this year but didn't. I heard it was great. I'll be there next year.
  24. Thread: New Cap

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    Re: New Cap

    Mine just does the dishes but I'm good with that.
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    Re: Why Do Festivals Hire The Wrong Sound Guys?

    The Telluride Bluegrass Festival had a great sound crew. If anyone knows them, tell them I said THANKS!
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