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    Re: Speed neck recommendation

    Thanks Phil, excellent info and answers.all very helpful for me
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    Re: Speed neck recommendation

    Thanks Geno, those look excellent, and your info was exactly what I wanted to know.
  3. Re: Just for fun and interest - favourite acoustic tones

    acoustic guitar- martin tallstrom
    electric guitar-brian ewald/ lari basilio
    mandolin-kym warner/mike Compton
    weissenborn- ed Gerhard
    mountain dulcimer-Jessica comeau
    clawhammer banjo-tom Collins...
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    Re: Shipping in 2020

    shipping costs have went up, but everything pretty much has. I have a heritage account so I never have to include insurance which helps about 50%, but there's a slight up charge each year on my...
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    Re: Are People Buying Less Mandolins Now?

    wondered if anyone would catch that....lol
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    Re: Are People Buying Less Mandolins Now?

    its been said there are two types of banjos.........Nechville and all the others...i have a custom Nechville and having owned a couple models from Reiter, OME, Ramsey, Pisgah, and a few one man...
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    Re: Are People Buying Less Mandolins Now?

    i've had a couple Goodtimes come thru for minor changes, mostly to change tuners and do a slight setup to raise actions- had a few folks want a scooped FB or sometimes just the scoop for the 5th...
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    Re: Are People Buying Less Mandolins Now?

    thats beautiful and i figured it would be
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    Re: Are People Buying Less Mandolins Now?

    here's her story if you want to hear about it-around 9:45 she puts the Goodtime into action, you can see how much time she has put in on that banjo with her playing and the wear of the instrument....
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    Re: Are People Buying Less Mandolins Now?

    not meaning to derail the thread, but hope this adds. the entry level Deering Goodtime can be a swell platform to start on, they are made out of good solid woods and setup quite nice. you can go far...
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    Re: Are People Buying Less Mandolins Now?

    Mary, thats beautiful!
    please post some pictures of it when it arrives-i bet the back and neck are eye popping.
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    Re: Are People Buying Less Mandolins Now?

    i probably heard a few of the same stories, i did hear there will probably only be around 200 of the Utes made due to the supply of material already available for such-not sure if that is true but it...
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    Re: Ordering strings--any luck recently?

    received my order today from Juststrings, i think i ordered sunday night. couple mandolin and couple guitar sets. the shipping companies have posted delays also due to shipping essential items vs...
  14. Thread: New Frets!

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    Re: New Frets!

    thanks again rcc
    that answers a lot of my questions/thoughts about this small gauge FW. i knew i would measure the tang when i begin the job, but I've wondered about all that since this one came...
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    Re: Speed neck recommendation

    thanks rcc, I am learning about all these finishes, lots to learn
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  16. Thread: New Frets!

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    Re: New Frets!

    a timely thread for me and it holds a tremendous amount of information and thought. a recent grab is an excellent mandolin, I wouldn't change a thing. this is very different in any other mandolin I...
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    Re: Speed neck recommendation

    Tru-oil question.
    I"ve never used this, but have thought about it a couple times.
    1)Approx how long do you wait between coats?
    2)Is Tru-oil touchy about working with it if humidity is up or...
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    Northfield is simply nailing it lately

    this one at MusicEmporium(and in our classifieds)
    https://themusicemporium.com/mandolins/northfield-a5-special-black-top#&gid=1&pid=11

    185906
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    I like a nice black top...
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    Re: Are People Buying Less Mandolins Now?

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    thanks mary, I did not know that.
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    Re: Are People Buying Less Mandolins Now?

    and I was just captivated with this one last night, sent thru weekly Gryphone email
    https://shop.gryphonstrings.com/products/5-string-open-back-bart-reiter-banjo-dobaphone-11-new-56233

    I like...
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    Re: I sure miss my Collings

    man, wish you had posted this about 2 weeks ago, I could have helped you out in a big way.........

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    enjoyed this immensely. was fortunate to see the Greencards years ago before I had started learning mandolin. That was the first time I took notice of a mandolin.

    I have also been a huge fan of...
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    Re: Feline String Change Caution

    Same thing here at my house. Django comes flying when I go in my work room. He goes crazy with the strings. I have to roll them up and keep them within easy reach and eyesight.
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  24. Re: was looking at a mandolin for a friend, and this happens.....

    just found this out a little while back, this was at the Winter Namm 2020 show, not that it would matter to me, just a neat thing to know.
    here's Ryan, one of the luthiers attempting to play it...
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    Re: Thoughts on String Gauges

    Frank
    I did not read the other replies, so I may be repeating many things.
    I do setups for local players and a few band members in the area. Usually guitars, banjos, mandolins. For years I...
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