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    Funny Banjo Content

    Don't know if someone has posted this already, but I couldn't resist....

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    In case it's hard to read caption says "That's it. The cat has to go."
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    Re: Anyone have tab or chords for this?

    Thanks to the OP for bringing up this interesting mandolin piece (How Shall A Sparrow Fly, by Ryan Bingham), and to James Vwaal for the chords.

    As a player who can only seem to manage the...
  3. Thread: Darkest pick

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    Re: Darkest pick

    I had bought a set of flat wound D'Addario's to try on an oval hole, but sold it before getting around to trying them. On a whim I put them on my MT not long before I sold it. I didn't expect to...
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    Re: Darkest pick

    If you choose to follow the advice of changing mandolins, it should be quick and easy to sell your Collings for between $1700-$2000.

    I know not everyone is comfortable selling things online, but I...
  5. Thread: Bills Pick

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    Re: Bills Pick

    The way I remember reading this story was that someone gave him a rather outlandish looking pick as a joke - purple, over-sized, maybe with some rock band's name on it. Bill still had it when he was...
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    Need Help with Kentucky Serial #'s

    I'm considering buying a used Kentucky and am particular about manufacture date. I've heard you can tell the date of manufacture from the serial #.

    Does anyone know how to decode their numbering...
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    Re: Need Advice on Selling a Mandolin

    Don,

    You're wrong in your statement that I had made up my mind. I read the seven posts in answer to my question and gave it a good bit of thought before placing the ad. Also, did you take into...
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    Re: Need Advice on Selling a Mandolin

    OP here; thanks for the input so far. I haven't done research on ebay, Reverb, etc on current value of MT's, but I agree that the $2,200 price of the two currently in the classifieds here seems...
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    Need Advice on Selling a Mandolin

    I plan to sell my Collings MT. I have bought and sold several mandolins over the years but have never had to deal with this issue.

    The mandolin is a 2010, and is in excellent condition except...
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    Re: Favorite Books to Read?

    Clapton's Guitar.

    "New York Times bestselling author Allen St. John started off looking for the world's greatest guitar, but what he found instead was the world's greatest guitar builder.
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  11. Re: Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival is streaming now

    Wanted to bump this for anyone who may have missed it yesterday. The audio and video are both really good quality, and lots of good music still to come today and tomorrow. Schedule is Pacific time,...
  12. Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival is streaming now

    Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival is streaming live from Golden Gate Park in San Francisco - audio AND video. Started at noon Pacific time today. Go to hardlystrictlybluegrass.com and follow the...
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    Re: Slide on a mandolin?

    I have seen Sam Bush play slide with an electric mandolin on several occasions. Don't remember if any of those tunes are on his recordings though. Probably could find some of his slide work on...
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    Re: How to reply through the classifieds?

    The potential buyer did recontact me, so problem solved. May be an issue for others, though.

    Thanks for the replies.
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    How to reply through the classifieds?

    I have a mandolin for sale in the classifieds, and I got a reply this morning from a potential buyer from Louisville, KY. There was no contact information in the reply, and the email is from "do not...
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    Re: considering an oval hole mandolin

    Google Mike Black. He seems to specialize in oval holes. Has sound clips on his website, the model with virzi sounds great to me. Have seen a couple of used ones in the classifieds within the last...
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    Re: RockyGrass Streaming

    Yep, this is a really good festival, and a great time to visit Colorado. I've been going to it for over 20 years. Streaming only this time, though....
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    Re: RockyGrass Streaming

    I just reread post #7. It said video, I've only been streaming the AUDIO. What site has the video? And were you charged, and how much?
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    Re: RockyGrass Streaming

    I streamed twice yesterday and again today and I was not asked.

    Try this website: http://www.afterfm.com/index.cfm/fuseaction/rocky.grass
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    Re: RockyGrass Streaming

    The group includes Todd Phillips, bass; Darol Anger, fiddle; Wyatt Rice, guitar and Mike Marshall, mandolin (as if a 2nd one was needed!). Apparently, with the exception of Wyatt subbing for Tony,...
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    Re: RockyGrass Streaming

    Bump! David Grisman Quintet Reunion just took the stage, and started out smokin'! Run it through some good speakers or some headphones if you can.
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    Re: RockyGrass Streaming

    I've been listening all day, so it's definitely working. Look around on the KGNU site and be sure you are accessing the stream, not just their broadcast. They are broadcasting limited hours, but...
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    Re: Used Instrument Pricing

    OP here. Sorry I wasn't more clear in my question. I'm using the term "street price" as the price one pays to a dealer (online or brick and mortar) for a new instrument after they apply the "usual...
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    Used Instrument Pricing

    Would like to hear some comments, opinions, experiences, etc on this issue.

    If you're looking to buy or sell a non-vintage mandolin or guitar that is in excellent condition, what % of the current...
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    Re: New York City questions

    Thanks for the responses! Anyone have anything to add?
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