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  1. Re: Happy Birthday Dennis Vance, hoping for a transplant

    happy birthday dennis ...and many many many more .
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    Re: Thank you, Eastman

    That's the only kind of grass I have around the house
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    Re: Thank you, Eastman

    Three months ago I e-mailed Black and Decker Lawn Mowers about a faulty fuel tank cap on my new B and D mower . I e-mailed them several more times since. The cap loosens and falls off with the...
  4. Re: What are your favorite albums featuring mandolin?

    The Eichers
    ANYTHING by Emory Lester
    Johnny Staats and the Delivery Boys
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    Re: New Kentucky KM-606 mandolins are in the wild!

    Interesting to hear you mention a lack of volume in so many respected mandolins as I have found the same . I played a half dozen or so used 'high end' mandolins at a retail festival booth last year ...
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    Re: New Kentucky KM-606 mandolins are in the wild!

    thanks so much for this post and video. I have loved the look of the 606 since day 1 but was dissuaded by the comments when it came to the tone and playability . your video is beautifully recorded ,...
  7. Thread: No motivation

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    Re: No motivation

    ''No more jams due to the pandemic.''

    ??????????. Not sure why . We've jammed outside a few times ...kept our distance .....just wear a mask-or not as long as you are distancing .
    Most summer...
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    Re: jams with friends during covid

    Like the song says .....you can live to be 100 if you give up everything worth living to 100 for. Seriously, it seems to be about distancing. So distance and enjoy picking.
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    Re: Can you teach musicality?

    damn .....never really appreciated what a knowledgeable group of thinkers frequent this little watering hole .some very enlightening comments .
    " musicality " . seems there are a lot of different...
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    Re: Suddenly feeling old

    you've nailed it , john. I work with , write with , record with and perform with many young players , along with many my own age ( old guy ) and never think of the age . What I find interesting to me...
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    Re: Mandolin Pandemic Isolation Mission

    indeed ....all of this from pops1 .
    I use the j74s replacing the 15's with 16's . perfecto and a nice low action that maintains all the meat .
    i have used the GHS set above also . yes ...just lower...
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    Re: Eastman MD-315 vs Gibson Doyle Lawson

    i too started out playing Eastman....and found it very playable . But as you did , I needed to squeeze more oomph from it so I went to the heavier strings and raised the action . Better ...but more...
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    Re: New kentuckys ?

    Eastmans seem to be everywhere up here . A guy on craigslist is selling two Md -305s in Vancouver . There is always Eastman stock no matter the outlet , it seems ..and of course they are in the...
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    Re: New kentuckys ?

    Yeah ...this is what I figured .....new models etc.. Even online there is little stock anywhere it seems . It started with the CITES regulations , it seems , but choice got progressivley worse . None...
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    New kentuckys ?

    apologies if this ground has been covered. but even before the covid threat there seemed to be a dearth of kentucky mandolins available . particularly in Canada . shops weren't carrying them , there...
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    Re: Wrong label inside my Kentucky

    Man do I hear ya . I'm still checking the label I'm my km150 after about 7 years and just as blown away when I hear one at a jam . Best keep it between us . Don't want the factory finding out they've...
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    Re: I just made a realization!!!

    I just made a realization too .
    I'm fraternizing with a freakier group of fanatics than I figured.
    We actually make banjo players seem like normal folk.
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    Re: Micing mandolins for recording purposes...

    I have the Bags radius and LOVE it ....clean , even sound pre-amped into my board .I find using a mic live is just a PAIN .
    In the studio I use the same Rode Nt1a you're using . close mic-ed at the...
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    Re: Forgive me....for I have sinned.....

    many years ago i went through a dark time . I would hear a banjo and start thinking how exciting it would be to play all of those notes at breakneck speeds . it was a rush . I imagined myself holding...
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    Re: Parting with a beloved mandolin

    ....a follow-up .
    Last year I found a used Yamaha acoustic dread ......a trade-in . FG 335 model.
    It looked like hell ....scratched gloss , dirty ...bad strings etc.., but it sounded FANTASTIC . I...
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    Re: Parting with a beloved mandolin

    I have an entry level Canadian made acoustic guitar - a factory second -which I paid around 400 bucks for new about 25 years ago . Loved the neck ...very playable with no bells and whistles . It has...
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    Re: My KM 1050 vs other Mandos

    for what my 2 cents is worth , jason ....this mandolin does indeed sound thin to my ear . nice sound...clean ...clear tone ...but thin . I played several Km 600 and 700 series at a shop ( granted...
  23. Re: You know you think about mandolins too much when...

    when you are playing your guitar ( which you've been playing for over 50 years ) and you're suddenly confused by 'all the extra strings ' .
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    Re: My KM 1050 vs other Mandos

    first off ....not bad sound at all from a phone .
    the strad really surprised me ....wow ....volume and bottom end to spare ....at least to my ear .
    I hear your dilemma loud and clear . the Km1050...
  25. Re: Just got a new Kentucky 650. What to look for?

    like eastman's , in my experience , the entry level kentuckys seem to sound better than the intermediate models .....then the kentucky seem to get good aain as you get into the 900's and above . I've...
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