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    Re: Changing strings--winding and leaving?

    When I found this clip by Brad Laird a few years ago, my string changing life changed forever. Nothing could be easier or quicker, no slipping off at the loop end, no three hands, just easy and quick...
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    Re: is an arm rest a benefit to technique ?

    Jim, that is really a beautiful armrest. I love the "floating" extension. Is it custom, are they available? I've never seen one like it.
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    Re: Reduce costs pleased

    Ditto for the Classifieds! Let's get those prices rolled back to spur things on. Especially that little beauty I've had my eyes on.
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    Re: Gibson Post Mortem

    That's hilarious :))
  5. Re: Gibson threatening the mandolin and guitar luthier community

    Wish someone would put this thread out of it's misery
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    binding separating

    The binding has come loose on about a 2 inch section on the back side of the top point of my F5. This is a 20+ yr old mando, but a newer instrument for me and was this way when I got it. I think it...
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    Re: dents in the neck

    Yeah HoGo, I was thinking that if the steam couldn't get into the wood then you couldn't get the expansion you're looking for. I'm thinking that the solution would be lightly spraying and sanding the...
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    Re: dents in the neck

    These little indentations are strictly in the finish I'm pretty sure. I don't think the underlying wood is even affected - or very little. I'm thinking that there are a couple that might be filled...
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    dents in the neck

    Any tips or tricks . . . there are several very small and very shallow little dents in the back of the neck - as if it was habitually rested against a coffee table with too much enthusiasm. Or...
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    Re: Common Chord shapes

    I think this is one of the better sites. Easy to use.

    app.tekartik.com/chords/
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    Re: Forgive me....for I have sinned.....

    I'm wondering if this would be a sin or more of a transgression?

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  12. Re: And the prize for worst mandolin photoshop goes to.......

    Could it be that he's just a tiny fella?
  13. Re: New live video from Andy Statman Trio plus one.

    Great tune and yes, that boy has some real mitts on him - like Jimi, and this fella from Macon. Best thing is they all know just what to do with 'em!

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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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  15. 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
  16. 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...
  17. 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...
  18. 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...
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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:
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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.
  21. 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...
  23. 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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