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    Re: Want to learn Jazz mandolin

    study this one https://youtu.be/4EKFWjSU-wc?t=220
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    Re: tailpiece cave-in

    Thanks, the tension head to tail is 150 lbs, you're saying. The pressure down from the bridge to back is more tension mostly on curved tops. (Violins use a sound post to transmit sound energy from...
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    Re: tailpiece cave-in

    It's hard to understand why the top would need to hold the stress of tuning. Why there is not enough other structure to brace the instrument. The top is the main sound board correct? thanks for...
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    Re: tailpiece cave-in

    I noticed that the mandolin was flexible seeming when tuning, there was a lot of give (changes) when tightening/loosening to the other pitches. Does this indicate either way? Also could it have...
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    tailpiece cave-in

    I recently had an a-style mandolin cave-in at the top at the tailpiece, and crack up the top. Has anyone heard of this issue before? Seems it was weak somewhere.
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    Re: Seagull S8 Owners Thread

    The sound of the S8 is full in the midrange; with different pick locations a lot of sound tonal colors are possible. It has a wonderful tenor sound when strummed up over the fingerboard area. It is...
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    Re: Seagull S8 Owners Thread

    No, the bridge is not 'firmly glued in place'. Black part is set into the body, not movable, with posts to hold it in place. The white 'tusq' string contact bar is set into the black 'frame' and...
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