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    Re: F5 with an OVAL hole?

    Me too. The short scale is what give the ovals their tone. Hybrids usually sound like a not so good F5 in my opinion.
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    Re: Are All Lloyd Loars Dropping In Price?

    The price of Loars went as high as $240K. This was also at the time house prices about tripled and people had lots of money. Somebody who wanted a Gil, was willing to pay $24K to have it tomorrow...
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    Re: Any idea where I can find more music like this?

    Clyde Curley and the Oxymorons. I love Cruel Willie.

    Some sound clips
    https://www.theportlandcollection.com/cd-clyde-curley-and-the-oxymorons/
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    Re: "blown away by this mandolin"

    Im confused. Aren't those guitars? Well at least, they have 6 strings.
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    Re: $25,000 Gibson on FaceBook Marketplace

    I should offer him $700.
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    Re: Gibson F4...1924....1925...??

    I would guess it has the Gibson straight across head stock. Not slanted if late twenties.
  7. Re: East Tennessee Blues by Joe K. Walsh & Aaron Weinstein

    Thanks. Love watching those chords.
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    Re: When to Play the E on the A String?

    whenever you can. one can play quicker staying on the same string. I cant always as I have a lousy pinky but try to as much as possible.
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    You never know who plays mando....

    https://www.facebook.com/100008694341404/videos/2346361855663603/
  10. Thanx Matt Flinner for his Social Distancing Virtual Bluegrass

    Matt had a nice play along a few days ago. It was really enjoyable. Great to see who pops in too :)

    Thanks Matt for a great time. Playing along with you is a great inspiration. great to see how...
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    Re: Happy 75th Birthday Today, David Grisman!

    I've always liked Dawg's "country" music.
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    Re: Reduce costs pleased

    Just move the decimal 1 space to the left.
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    Re: Oddly shaped mandolin identity

    other way with a capo? :)
  14. Re: Article: Remembering Jethro Burns on his 100th Birthday, an A

    Great reading. Thanks.
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    Re: Legal Zoom Mandolin Commercial

    Nice sounding G-6 chord he plays when opening. I've been using that more often.
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    Re: New Gilchrist Inlay Options?

    Would look better than the one that looks like golf clubs in a vase.
  17. Re: BRIGHT STAR: musical by Steve Martin & Edie Brickell

    Our own Wayne Fugate was the (or one of the) mando players that toured with "Bright Star".
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    Re: Recommendation for an electric?

    Many electric mandolins dont have a break where the bridge is. No neck angle. This makes the feel a lot different and I wouldnt use it in a bluegrass genre or playing style.
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    Re: Lacquer to varnish?

    IMO..Id love it for what it is.
  20. Re: If you always wanted one of those sunfish style mandolins

    A little Duck-esque
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    Re: Fern Loar F5 Attic Find

    That's why I hate those storage units shows on TV. Somebody may have been sick and couldn't pay at the time, or passed away and family members didnt know about it, or just fell on hard times....but...
  22. Thread: 7th fret problem

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    Re: 7th fret problem

    Simple. Just need to move the bridge slightly.
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    Re: 1909 A4 Gibson Factory Revamped

    Atomic burst. Some actually look good.
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    Re: This weeks mandolin that won't get a bid or buyer

    Wonder what they would say if I offered $800.
  25. Re: Sirius Radio Replaced Bluegrass station 62 with 24/7 Dolly Pa

    I also listen to other music. No big deal.
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