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    Summer NAMM 2019 Report

    I'm down at Summer NAMM for a mini vacation with my daughter, and of course have been digging through all things mandolin here.

    This year there are a good number of builders, but only 2 US based...
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    Skagg's former Gilchrist F-5 for sale - NFI

    Just saw this over on Banjo Hangout, but didn't see it posted here: https://www.banjohangout.org/classified/75726

    NFI, just strange to see such a nice mandolin with that kind of provenance not...
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    Re: We're not so weird...

    Well, remember, eBay started in 1995 as an idea for collectors to buy and sell Pez dispensers. Founder Pierre Omidyar began eBay as a favor to his girlfriend.

    Little before my time, but not by...
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    Re: Predicting the Future

    I had hoped rap was a passing phase, but 40 years later.........

    I'll take the F5, anyday......
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    Visit to Will Kimble's today

    Just a quick note about my visit to Will Kimble's shop today. Dropped off my three-year old A-5, #236, which hadn't seen Mac Daddy Will since he sent it to Cotten Music after finishing it in March...
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    Re: Thor's Hammer

    Thank you for the detail of your experience. I am constantly reminded of how hard it is to judge a new instrument. I have heard significant changes in two instruments now. How is one to make a...
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    Thor's Hammer

    Given the contentiousness of the original posts about this builder I am hoping this new thread may be allowed to proceed. I understand I may misjudge the situation.

    Anyway...I have spent exactly...
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    Re: Resisting the "Iron Maiden"

    I also spend one year in high school in a marching band, my timing has always been accurate since, although I still practice
    with a metronome.
    Foot tapping: I have seen people in jams foot tapping...
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    Re: Resisting the "Iron Maiden"

    Back in the '90s, before there were apps, I was playing the fiddle and struggling with Irish tunes. I bought a small cary-in-your-case 'mini maiden'. It was inexpensive, tiny, adorable and handy but...
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    Re: Resisting the "Iron Maiden"

    I absolutely detest drum machines or any electronic device people use to "enhance" a performance, including pre recorded loops. But if you have not developed a good sense of time, your music will...
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    Re: Resisting the "Iron Maiden"

    When I was growing up I didn't have much of anything, grew up pretty poor didn't start pickin till 13 in the early 90's and with my family pedigree on Dads side them being Great pro pickers and all...
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    Re: Happy Thanksgiving!

    All of us cats are relaxing after the feast ---
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    oh man. too stuffed to get up and fix the picture. rotate head 90 degrees. thank you.
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    Re: Happy Thanksgiving!

    Happy Thanksgiving!
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    Re: Happy Thanksgiving!

    Picked a little with my buddy on electric banjo, watched the Redskins lose, and ate gluten free stuffing... lovely day!
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    Re: Happy Thanksgiving!

    Happy Thanksgiving! I am thankful for family, friends, a job that allows me to support my lifestyle, my animals, music in my life, and (relatively) good health. Delivered Thanksgiving dinners to...
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    Happy Thanksgiving!

    Some friends and I play music for a turkey dinner at a church in an less than wealthy part of town. This is an annual event. There were a couple hundred folks there, but...
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    Re: Happy Thanksgiving!

    HappyTurkey day all! Or in our case, chicken and Thai soup day! :)

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    Re: Happy Thanksgiving!

    The grandkids and two of our sons and families - - the third is out of town -- are going to be here soon. I am a very grateful guy. Happy Thanksgiving to all of you, my friends!
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    Re: Happy Thanksgiving!

    A little slice of turkey at the Muller house on a frigid Thanksgiving. Health, happiness and peace please.


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OVf83jJsqUU
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    Re: Happy Thanksgiving!

    In this time of polarization and threats to democracy, I am grateful that liberals and conservatives alike can still get together and make wonderful music.
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    Re: Happy Thanksgiving!

    We got a face time call from the grandsons who will be coming over this afternoon. They needed to see the pies.
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    Re: Happy Thanksgiving!

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    Re: Happy Thanksgiving!

    Have a wonderful Thankgiving and blessings to all...
    :)
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    Re: Happy Thanksgiving!

    Happy Thanksgiving to everyone on the Mandolin Cafe! I am thankful for Life, (I almost died 7 years ago due to liver failure) a beautiful wife, family, and God's grace. Also, grateful for my two...
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    Re: Happy Thanksgiving!

    Happy Thanksgiving Y'all . . . Way too much to list . . . but especially . . .

    GG DD AA EE
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