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  1. Thread: Monel strings

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    Re: Monel strings

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Monel :popcorn:
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    Re: Strings for sore finger tips

    Or Aquilla 1M mandolin strings (nylon, Not steel) go for baroque .. :whistling:
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    Re: Schertler Jam 100 or 150 users?

    My AC 60 serves up phantom power to its Mic channel , instrument channel has a magnetic/piezo source switch .

    their target market the singer songwriter soloist, I assume .. ( being neither) ...
  4. Thread: Shure sm57

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    Re: Shure sm57

    Seeing a packaged deal SM 57/58* + an adapter offering a USB home recording option X2u (that works with any mic)
    https://www.shure.com/en-US/products/bundles/sm57-x2u

    *capsule the same for...
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    Re: Schertler Jam 100 or 150 users?

    Might be time to replace the Pickup to a non piezo. It, as a signal source, may be the root your problem. :whistling:
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    Re: Octave tuning/string tension question

    It can be an Irish Zouk feature, a friend does that.
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    Re: Schertler Jam 100 or 150 users?

    I bought the passive Schertler pickup, older Dyn-M one many years ago *..
    newer one looks thinner comes in active P-48 phantom dependent, internal preamp
    ( DYN UNI ls their current passive )...
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    Re: Thile using an SM57 mic

    So , Brad Klein, He has a website did you write to him and ask directly?

    Although Speculation is Entertaining :popcorn:
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    Re: Gibson A-4, Teens vs 20s

    Maybe '22 saw the introduction of the truss rod , my paddle head A4 has a nickel plated TRC proclaiming it's presence..
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    Re: Tuner Recommendations

    8va? that's 12th fret .. .. may I recommend tuning to an electronic Piano . Many Octaves there,, :popcorn:
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    Re: Tuner Recommendations

    Bottom line: 100% reliable A440 tuning fork ... touch the bridge after you get it ringing..
  12. Re: Made a Bone Saddle for my F4. Big Improvement!

    Got a Fossil Walrus Tusk one for my '22 A4 , years ago .. Alaskan, Arctic Creatures. :whistling:
  13. Re: Tips on getting more volume out of a 3 week old Mando?

    pick harder .. play into a mic, & Amp, so that amplification makes it louder .:popcorn:
  14. Re: Who makes a symetrical F case for my two-point?

    I have an Australian 'prestige' fiberglass case you could talk me out of,
    its got storage on 3 sides of the neck ..

    :whistling:
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    Re: Thile using an SM57 mic

    Venue supplied the sound & Mic choice ? :popcorn:
  16. Re: Who makes a symetrical F case for my two-point?

    Rectangular cases are not symmetrical enough? :whistling:
  17. Re: Gibson F5-G with bottom edge damage (need advice Buy or Pass)

    IDK, from the pics, might not be a bound back , just the joining of the Maple back to the maple sides..

    A have a Birch Backed A from /22 with only the top edge bound .. My A40 was a top bound...
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    Re: Pickguard Mountain Brackets

    Steve made a larger one for me, it included an edge piece , to screw into the bottom edge.

    with that support, It only needed 1 beheaded thin finish nail into the neck. ;)
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    Re: Mating strings to mandolin

    Abundant speculation online because It's easy to do, IMHO..

    My D'jangolin still has the same light nickel wound strings that were on it
    from years ago, because they still sound OK..
    though I...
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    Re: Jams near Bend, Oregon?

    Sorry, I'm in Astoria.. Hard to get any place to gather .. :(
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    Re: Contemporary Pumpkin Tops?

    I have a Lebeda F, (Jazzica, 89/01) that is entirely 'pumpkin' with brown tortoiseoid binding , though I've called it 'Cognac'.. ..

    Recently had it re-fretted with Stainless steel .. ...
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    Re: Help with EQ/Frequency Issue

    there are multiband EQ to put in your signal chain to fine tune it .. 10, 12, 24 band , rack mount for the latter ..
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    Re: The Ernst: 1920's attempt at more volume

    Selmer did a double back in the Jean Django Reinhardt Era .. too..
  24. Re: Built a contact mic for string instruments.

    Good luck, I know nothing about the mandolin market place on the Indian subcontinent.

    I'm certainly not planning to import any to the USA.. you grow your own piezoelectric materials ?
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    Re: The Ernst: 1920's attempt at more volume

    So a double back with a separate sound hole for that lower chamber .. a novel build ..
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