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    Re: In praise of mandolin builder Matt Ruhland

    That mandolin has Punch brother!
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    Re: Michael A Lewis Mandolins

    Hang in there Michael, you've gone through a lot. You are one of the best, hope to see you around Grass Valley at the 2020 FDF Bluegrass Festival, maybe just as an attendee to take in everything that...
  3. Thread: A pair of Diamonds

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    Re: A pair of Diamonds

    How does the F model compare to the A model regarding volume and tone?
  4. Re: How do you test the qualities you're looking for in a Mandoli

    After playing it for at least 30 minutes, it should "speak" to you." "I'm the one, take me home!"
  5. Re: You know you think about mandolins too much when...

    You see one on line that "grabs you", too far away from you to travel and try it out, and you go to bed thinking about it, and you wake up thinking about it....
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    Re: Caterina Lichtenberg‘s On-line course

    I have her DVD/Booklet. It has plenty to keep you busy, understandable, doable, recommended. Some folks need an online instructor for motivation, I don't. I think you should be an intermediate...
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    Re: Always surprised how people send stuff

    Get it shipped from a reliable music dealer, and it will eliminate 90% of the worry about shipping. (the other 10% about damage seems to always be there no matter what)
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    Re: PBS documentary on the history of Bluegrass

    Evan, how does your Ruhland F5 compare to your Sullivan, Heiden, and Duff?
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    Re: If You Don't Perform In Public....

    As the OP (original poster) of this thread I agree 101% with the comments. Now I just have to convince my wife....
  10. Thread: New Kelley F5

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    Re: New Kelley F5

    It's when your wife finds out you bought it, but weren't supposed to....
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    Re: Predicting the Future

    OK, so let's say it happens. What will the F6 look like?
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    Re: Predicting the Future

    The basic design of the Amati violin from the 1500's has not changed significantly as of today.
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    Re: Predicting the Future

    "In 20 years the F5 will be passé." That's what a bunch of people said when Lloyd Loar left The Gibson Company back in 1925.
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    Re: Tony Rice Interview April 9/2019

    Everybody over the age of 60 gets a little cranky now and then....(IMHO)
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    Re: Double Stop Fiddle Shop Lost to Fire

    Just read and got info from "Bluegrass Today" that one person was in the shop at the time of the fire, he grabbed Bryon's playing fiddle and mandolin, "and that's it." I've read Byron had 200-300...
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    Re: New Gibson Bill Monroe Hall Of Fame Model?

    Aren't the Gibson Master Models F5s signed by Charlie Derrington as close to the Gibson signed Loars as anybody is ever going to get regarding specifications and everything else discussed in this...
  17. Thread: Namm 2019

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    Re: Namm 2019

    And like every mandolin brand out there, each of these new Gibson distressed mandolins will sound somewhat different from each other.
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    Re: Was Bill Monroe The First?

    Well we can extend the concept to many other people and things. Like if Lloyd Loar hadn't been born would we even have the Gibson F5 Master Model design we have today? Makes me think of the Nobel...
  19. Thread: Great 48 2019

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    Re: Great 48 2019

    Pretty sure all you have to pay for is the Friday night concert (if you decide to attend). The rest of the jamming at the hotel site doesn't cost anything. You can go to the California Bluegrass...
  20. Thread: Ola Belle Reed

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    Re: Ola Belle Reed

    Ivan Dured, lived next door to me.
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    Re: Was Neil Diamond Right?

    "Be yourself. Everyone else is taken."
  22. Re: California Bluegrass Association Father's day Festival Questi

    There are mini-workshops on most instruments (1 - 2 hours) everyday at the lunch and dinner breaks, starting Thursday, June 14th. Contact Rick Cornish at rickcornish7777@hotmail.com, and he may be...
  23. Re: New Gibson Master Models-- do they actually exist??

    The "Music" Emporium has a 2004 MM signed by Charlie Derrington, $18K, with a VIDEO, so you can at least see and hear a MM in action (NFI).
  24. Thread: "Crusher" Value?

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    Re: "Crusher" Value?

    I started this thread only for "brain food" and speculation, nothing more, so don't take it seriously if it is upsetting to you. Not long ago I asked John Reischman if he ever had any offers to buy...
  25. Re: 2018 Convention of the Classical Mandolin Society of America

    "We do expect to sell out this year...." Will the number of tickets sell out, or just the number of rooms at the hotel?
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