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  1. Re: Couple of strings going out of tune regularly. Machine heads?

    Thanks to everyone for the in depth replies. I haven't had much time over the holiday season to mess around but began yesterday.

    I found that on my A and E strings I had wrapped the string around...
  2. Couple of strings going out of tune regularly. Machine heads?

    One of my A and D strings seem to regularly go out of tune now (started ~6 months ago). I have a Phil Davidson flat top mandolin I bought ~10 years ago. Iíve never really performed any maintenance...
  3. Re: Nordic/Finnish/Swedish folk music recommendation

    Brilliant, I’ll have a listen to all your recommendations over the holidays.
    Thanks very much for getting back to me!
  4. Nordic/Finnish/Swedish folk music recommendation

    Iím a huge fan of Irish/Scottish/Asturian folk music, grew up listening to it/playing it. Recently someone suggested I might like some Swedish/Finnish folk music. Iíve never heard it but would really...
  5. Re: Is this an octave mandolin or octave Mandola? Please help!

    Awesome, thanks for the replies!
  6. Is this an octave mandolin or octave Mandola? Please help!

    Hi,

    I am in the market for an octave mandolin. I have a mandolin made by the luthier Phil Davidson (phenomenal) and heard about Ashbury - which he designs - recently. I have been looking at the...
  7. Re: Any tips on this technique before breaking into a tune?

    Yeah that's it, just in that first 10 seconds before he actually breaks into the tune. But he plays up the neck a fair way too.
  8. Any tips on this technique before breaking into a tune?

    In the folk music I play I've occasionally heard a player play a few random notes/chords (? not really sure) before breaking into the tune. I've included a link I came across on this forum earlier...
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    Re: Picking up an Ashbury mandolin in Vietnam

    Thanks a lot for the replies.

    I'll definitely be checking it out! Anyone familiar with any of the luthiers on the street? Would be helpful to have a name to go off.
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    Picking up an Ashbury mandolin in Vietnam

    Hi,

    Has anyone had experience buying a mandolin/octave mandolin (etc) in Vietnam? I've heard that Ashbury manufactures over there and am passing through early next year for a trip. Ashbury doesn't...
  11. Re: Octave Mandolin in Australia - struggling to find up to date

    Mate, I'm planning a trip to Vietnam in January. Do you know where I'd be able to pick one over there ?
  12. Octave Mandolin in Australia - struggling to find up to date info

    I'm currently in the market for an octave mandolin (non-pono style). I have an Ashbury mandolin which I purchased in Ireland about 10 years ago now and was hoping to pick up one of those if possible....
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