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    Re: Young Sam Bush A5 video

    Lonard (Lonnie Peerce) was a soldier during World War II and was wounded on the first day of the Battle of the Bulge. He carried scars and these injuries the rest of his life. Upon his discharge, he...
  2. Thread: RIP Tony Rice

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    Re: RIP Tony Rice

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2lqyd9Lq2Nk
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    Re: Young Sam Bush A5 video

    Found some of this on The Martin Forum.
    I also seem to remember reading somewhere that Tony was such a CW fanatic that he actually made some guitar he had look as much like Clarence's as he could.
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    Re: Bridge upgrade on new Eastman mando?

    This is what I was going to say, it is a journey. I would pretty much bet money that a full contact CA bridge will improve any mandolin's response (that doesn't already have one) but in this case,...
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    Re: Young Sam Bush A5 video

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    Dug into "Still Inside" about this and it made it even more confusing to determine what it is, but it is not "The Antique", which he did not even have when he cut Rounder 0044...
  6. Thread: RIP Tony Rice

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    Re: RIP Tony Rice

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nikO4Yls52Y&list=PLBB26132618644D72&index=42

    And when I die, you can make my Tombstone
    Out of Number Nine coal, out of Number Nine coal

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    Re: Bridge foot marks/resale value

    Don't feel too bad; when they get in too big a hurry to allow the finish to dry adequately before they fit the bridge feet it can end up tearing a chunk of the finish right out of the top when the...
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    Re: RIP Tony Rice

    But the Saviour needs Angels up in Heaven
    Now they sing around that Great White Throne

    (Thanks to Jan J & Alan N)


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fe9hybwZw2k
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    Re: RIP Tony Rice

    Molly T on "T":

    https://www.npr.org/2020/12/29/951149547/tony-rice-was-my-guitar-hero
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    Re: RIP Tony Rice

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    Rice emerged in the vanguard of bluegrass music when he joined bandleader J.D. Crowe in the early 1970s. Crowe shook up bluegrass music by inviting Rice, a lover of folk music, to bring in...
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    “I think it’s our duty as not only musicians but as participants in this music form that it be like any other music form in history. It’s been allowed to grow and flourish a little bit, but...
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    Re: RIP Tony Rice

    The Greatest

    RIP Son
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    (Billy's) String The Halls

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XSbG9LOkTzU
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    Re: Endpin tolerances

    +1
    Stupid things are just broken pegheads and necks waiting to happen.
    See above or just tie a length of rawhide lace to the strap end and then run it into the hole and knot it off inside instead.
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    WARNING: This Product is Known to the State of Cancer to Cause California

    (From Jerry Rosa)
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    Re: Well guys/gals, time to eat my hat...

    Good one: Lots of folks said to get rid of it but you persevered.
    Nobody ever put a Cumberland on and then said it sounded worse than before, and they can often give spectacular results like you...
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    Re: Could a broken truss rod cause a buzz?

    You have nothing to lose to make sure it is snugged up and not loose or rattling. Snugging it up (if it isn't already) is not going to effect the neck relief.
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    Re: Is my new mando trash?

    Get a thin piece of paper and try to get a corner of it anywhere underneath the bridge feet. If you can the bridge is not making full contact. Check that the whole bridge is not cocked forward...
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    Re: Kentucky Mandolin KM-805 new neck available?

    Good job cleaning out that old glue!
    That could be a candidate for a successful back strap repair.
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    Re: Kentucky Mandolin KM-805 new neck available?

    The truss rod channel at the break means there is not much "meat" left to work with to effect a proper repair (without taking heroic measures) This repair by Jerry Rosa is almost exactly what you...
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    Re: Exotic Canary Wood F5 Back

    Wipe down any joint surfaces with acetone before gluing to prevent oils contaminating the joint.
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    Re: Giraffe Bone Nuts

    This triggered an old memory.
    I lived in India for many years, and one day in Old Delhi found myself in a dilapidated Raj-Era shop that you could tell was once a going concern when selling carved...
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    Re: Vintage 1972 Bean Blossom footage!

    Tony and Larry with J.D. Crowe;

    That's Gold Jerry!!
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    Re: bridge question?

    Not everyone will agree, but I think full contact bridges make any mandolin sound great, and they never create that "humping" issue in the space between the feet (as there isn't one) Jerry Rosa (Rosa...
  25. Re: Compatibility of Grover A 309 Tuning Machines with Kentucky m

    This could help;

    https://www.stewmac.com/parts-and-hardware/tuning-machines/mandolin-tuning-machines/grover-a-style-309-mandolin-tuning-machines.html
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