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  1. Thread: 2019 Fantasma

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    Re: 2019 Fantasma

    yes Brick, this is sinker redwood. It has some dark mineral deposits on the lower left bout.First Fantasma with a pickguard...
  2. Thread: 2019 Fantasma

    by kyken
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    2019 Fantasma

    I've just finished a Fantasma from sinker wood. Thus the dark marks at the bottom. I think this is a monster of a mandolin.:mandosmiley:
  3. Re: The long, arduous journey of Silverangel #438 - with a happy

    Thanks so much Steve, I think you were more patient than I was. I was actually thinking about hand delivering the 2nd one. Switzerland would make a nice little vacation for Laura and I. I remember...
  4. Thread: New Kelley F5

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    Re: New Kelley F5

    Hey Skip, that mandolin has a look about it, got lots of character and personality. Not a cookie cutter mandolin. Felizatasiones:mandosmiley:
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    Re: first Silverangel for 2019

    Yes, of course it can be changed. It's just part of the Fantasma design.
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    Re: New Kelley mandolin violin style

    I really like that one Skip. Nice soft finish too. I haven't done much lately. Been sick.
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    Re: first Silverangel for 2019

    yes, both are , The F to NC and the Fantasma to Germany.
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    Re: first Silverangel for 2019

    I think this one has more resolution
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    Re: first Silverangel for 2019

    Here is the 2nd Silverangel in 2019
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    first Silverangel for 2019

    Just strung up!:mandosmiley:
  11. Re: Alternative mandolin tuners - Waverly are not the only soluti

    I've had the same problem with Rubner F style tuners and it was always the same one, the first G string. Gear just bound up and slipped. It happened more than 2 times. They said they have remedied...
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    Re: Custom Build Luthiers

    Got it treidm. answered. Did u get mine? Having problems with my web site. I'm not up on high tech stuff, sorry, pm me if you want., that's no problem.
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    Re: Late NMD - Silverangel El Fantasma

    yes, already remedied that. Slightly shorter headstock.
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    Re: Show Off Your Silverangels

    Well, so happens that this El toro didn't have a sunken top. It was an optical illusion. When a top sinks, it's easy to see from the F holes. The inside part of the F holes are lower than the...
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    Purple Fantasma 2018

    Just finished this one, a little different.
  16. Re: Silver Angel Mandolin - Buy in store or have built?

    well, I can get the right sound that I like from Different woods, just the graduations are key. By tapping, you can learn a lot. Redwood carves like butter, spruce is a little more resistant. I've...
  17. Re: Silver Angel Mandolin - Buy in store or have built?

    Here's what I have of mandocando mandolin.
  18. Re: Silver Angel Mandolin - Buy in store or have built?

    I appreciate all the kind comments about my mandolins. It means a lot to me. To Koala, I am having problems with people contacting me through my web-page. I am working on a solution to this problem....
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    Re: Kelley A5 100 yr old red spruce

    nice work Skip. We just finished an A with red spruce. It pops like a pistol.
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    Re: Silverangel sinker Fantasma #3

    Thanks Steve. It's nice to sway from the traditional isn't it? Yours are original too. Very admirable....
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    Silverangel sinker Fantasma #3

    Just strung this one up today. It's a nice one.
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    Re: first Silverangel econo 2018

    Yea Skip, I like it. It has a great low end growl, plus highs and mids. That old growth redwood is reliable and consistent.
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    first Silverangel econo 2018

    This is a nice one.:mandosmiley:
  24. Re: Silverangel Fantasma with 150 year old sinker wood

    yea Skip, the sinker top. It's a one piece top too. I sure don't have an unlimited supply of these. I'm surprised at how it sounds. Stringing another one today with the bookmatched mate to this one....
  25. Re: Silverangel Fantasma with 150 year old sinker wood

    no, I've never posted this one. I've been building quite a few of these. It's my own design and I love building them. This one sure has tone. Power and bottom end. Plays so easy too. I'm stringing...
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