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    Re: Forgive me....for I have sinned.....

    It's OK, even the best of us have strayed . . . now go and sin no more!

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  2. Re: Live From Here - Is There a Better Music Show ANYWHERE?

    Is there another music show ANYWHERE?

    Was looking for Soul Train but couldn't find it
  3. Thread: Beginner

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    Re: Beginner

    There are a lot of good online lessons, many free or some content free, other sites that charge a fee or subscription, etc. Lots of good content on YouTube of course.

    One thing that I think is...
  4. Thread: Rag mandolins

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    Re: Rag mandolins

    You know Br1ck, that is very interesting. I wonder if the top-tier builders have every been approached with this idea. Really could be advantageous when considering a purchase that substantial. I'm...
  5. Thread: Rag mandolins

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    Re: Rag mandolins

    No, I did not know that. At no cost to the recipient? You'd be talking some serious insurance, etc. I would think. Shipping? I don't think anyone would trust the common carriers with 100k worth of...
  6. Thread: Rag mandolins

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    Re: Rag mandolins

    Great idea . . . I'd like to see that in the 15 - 20k range too . . . while we're dreaming! :grin:
  7. Thread: Rag mandolins

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    Re: Rag mandolins

    I owned an F model for a while, then upgraded due to the dreaded MAS. Certainly worth a look in the 1 - 1.5k price range IMO.
  8. Thread: Cirotti Trio

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    Re: Cirotti Trio

    Superb. Tight and tasty . . . great job on a great Dawg tune. These guys are good, thanks for sharing.
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    Magnus Zetterlund

    I've been following Magnus for a while now. I really enjoy his style and abilities as a player and teacher. Covers a real variety of styles and topics. I don't recall seeing him brought up on the...
  10. Re: Tony Williamson's 2019 IBMA vintage instruments session

    The man just rips. So powerful in his playing. Great vids.
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    Re: Elbow or wrist...

    I'd say it's elbow AND wrist. What emphasis, when, why, how?

    It's up to every player to decide and that's a beautiful part of music.
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    Re: Is there "ideal" neck relief?

    Mandoplumb - I was able to access the TR nut with the strings at tension and in their proper nut slots. So, when I found the nut got loose with only about 1/4 turn, I just loosened it up a little...
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    Re: Is there "ideal" neck relief?

    Thx guys, much appreciated
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    Is there "ideal" neck relief?

    I have two nice F models. One has a small amount of neck relief, and plays, sounds and intonates perfectly. Placing a metal straight edge on top of the frets resting on the first fret (under full...
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    Re: Lose grip on a thick pick or use a thin pick?

    Aside from thick or thin which does make a difference in feel and attack, etc. I've always been amazed at just how much difference in tone is achieved from different picks. Even picks of the same...
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    Re: The Mandolins and Beer Podcast

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  17. Re: Gibson threatening the mandolin and guitar luthier community

    Yep, no stockholders. But plenty of (some would say way too many) regulatory agencies. Thank goodness for us, the consumer, the ultimate overlord.
  18. Re: Gibson threatening the mandolin and guitar luthier community

    Think you're reading a little too much into my short post. If they want to destroy an instrument or a desk or anything else they OWN, they can do so . . . as long as they aren't breaking any laws. If...
  19. Re: Gibson threatening the mandolin and guitar luthier community

    This thread is really out there.

    Gibson is a private company and can do whatever the heck they want. Period.
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    Re: Right Hand Technique

    I remember reading a tread somewhere about this. Someone had asked Jethro Burns some questions: 1) when's the best time to practice A: morning 2) which is more important R hand or L hand A:...
  21. Re: Write-by-forum bluegrass tune - Chime in here!

    Nice attempt callmegina, and a great idea. Unfortunately, this forum topic has very little to do with "Song and Tune Projects" and perhaps should be renamed to "Gimmie Gimmie" or "Freebies for...
  22. Re: Gibson threatening the mandolin and guitar luthier community

    Gibson's knack for ticking folks off didn't start recently.

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  23. Thread: Uther my cat..

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    Re: Uther my cat..

    That's some cat music from a Dawg . . . make that The Dawg!

    Glad it helped & Happy you enjoyed
  24. Thread: Uther my cat..

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    Re: Uther my cat..

    A little cat music is in order . . .

    To Uther!
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