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  1. Thread: Case search

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    Re: Case search

    My Lebeda F with tone gard, is in a Pegasus ..
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    Re: A Mandolin Strap question

    Dawg is seen using an over the head strap, just supporting the mandolin by the scroll ..
    a Sax strapap has a hook, for the ring on the instrument

    I use a Uke strap with my Hodson D'jangolin...
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    Re: Wanted: Japanese Bowlback mandolin case

    I Believe Eastman makes bowl backs too, and a fiberglass case for them..
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    Re: Whatcha up to?

    Reading; 'Conquest of Bread'
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    Re: A Mandolin Strap question

    a classic FAQ,
    the over the left shoulder thing means you leave your Stetson on..
  6. Thread: Case search

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    Re: Case search

    I like my Eastman fiberglass case for it's dry seal edge & D ring back carry option ..
  7. Thread: Informal Poll

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    value as a lot.

    Combining every one I own may rise to that sum total
    if going by current value inflation. over 40 years..



    ~o)



    ....
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    Re: proper bowlback mandolins?

    I used to own a bowl back made by CF Martin ..
    it's spruce top a little smaller version of what they made as their cant top A.
    tear drop pick guard , etc.
    I suppose they were made at an...
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    Re: Strap Button Recommendations

    Stew Mac Used to have a blind stud, in the button, so no screw head visible.. as mentioned in #18 above..
    It is possible to counter sink the screw hole just a little deeper, in the button.
    ...
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    Re: is an arm rest a benefit to technique ?

    It's a not having a sharp bound edge jabbing my forearm, solved by armrest..

    rounded unbound edge its un needed...
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    Re: Breaking in or Opening Up

    Doubt the carbon fiber Mix A will change at all..
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    Re: Used Mandolin with Binding Separation

    Looks like back separation, to fix that the whole back would be removed, the surface prepared
    and then re glued and clamped all the way around.. while glue set..
    unknown repair bill , exceed...
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    Re: These trying times

    Indeed ... ...
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    Re: You picked a fine time Kenny

    Or, You picked a fine time leave me, loose wheel ...
  15. Re: What weight string comes stock on the Eastman MD505?

    10-38 will reach pitch with less tension , that's just physics.. as a beginner I suggest they're easier to play.
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    Re: looking for a small but good eq

    Danelectro 'fish and chips' were cooked in oil that was not changed very often,

    but in a grunge band a clean signal is unimportant
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    Re: D'Addario EXP 75 vs. EXPCM?

    With a digital caliper to measure the actual string to the 3rd decimal point the difference is much clearer, IMO

    the difference between a medium 0.011" steel E string, and a heavy 0.115" string ...
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    Re: Social Distancing

    In The Pacific Northwest , the Undisputed Champion is Bigfoot , The Sasquatch...
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    practicality

    Advantage; it's unlikely you will drop your clown, confetti barf pick on a matching surface, making it hard to see..

    Paul Hostetter included a confetti barf Dawg pattern pick , he had ,
    ...
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    Re: looking for a small but good eq

    Have an Effects loop in the sub mixer, to put one in .. how many bands do you want??

    MXR makes a 6 & a 10 band.. no I have not bought one to revue it ..

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  21. Re: Just changed my strings. Need to replace leather string dampe

    A stamped Gibson tail piece .. I lay a strip of leather under all 8 as it exits the edge, *
    and stuck on a piece of felt under the cover..
    After then, not removing more than 1 string @ a time, the...
  22. Re: Anyone have experiencee with a zipper repair kit?

    Coil zippers are designated by their width when closed , so a #10 is 10mm wide..
  23. Re: Anyone have experiencee with a zipper repair kit?

    Ideally , unscrew the cover from the case, replace the zipper... I upsized * the YKK coil zipper to # 10, & never has an issue since.
    Originally builder's wife sewed the DIY case cover , *(a 1...
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    Re: Strap Button Recommendations

    Solo Mandolin Icon Evan Marshall bypasses the Scroll on his F5 for the end of the headstock ,
    Because , I assume, it puts the instrument in his most advantageous playing position..

    He also...
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    Re: Strap Button Recommendations

    I have used a cord looped around the strap button,
    and another loop I just put over a tuner shaft..
    (Mostly I use a Chair)

    My Carbon Mix came with a strap button, i simply changed it to one I...
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