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    Re: If you jam . . . .

    A few years ago I tried playing with a couple of guys at church. Both of them had guitars. One of the guys just simply could not play chords in time so when the other guy moved away, I quit doing...
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    Re: Is this how it starts?

    Congratulations on such a great find, Sue! Really nice looking.
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    Re: Arkansas Traveller with Lyrics

    I'll add my thanks, Charley. I like that song, but then again I am an Arkansan :). Sometimes I think I could be the old man!
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    Re: purchase for social distancing

    Thanks for the report, Lorraine.
  5. Re: Getting Small Chubby Hand/Wrist to Reach Around

    Welcome to the forum, GrammaSherry.

    I am just a senior citizen newbie, so not much help in solving your problem. While you are trying to decide about on-line or in-person lessons, you may want...
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    Re: A Newcomer to Mandolin Asks the Experts

    I am still a newbie (or at least consider myself one!), so definitely not an expert. Since you already know music theory, you might benefit from Marilynn Mair's book, "The Complete Mandolinist." I...
  7. Re: Can anyone please share some thoughts on the Eastman MD515CC?

    If you are wondering about the strings, I would recommend you talk on the phone to Dennis at the Mandolin Store. They are very helpful, and may be able to help you select strings that will give you...
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    Re: How much do you practice?

    Not nearly enough for me, either :(.
  9. Re: Can anyone please share some thoughts on the Eastman MD515CC?

    I have the Eastman MD505 and I like it a lot. I think you will be pleased.
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    Re: Classical Mandolin

    Hi Marie.

    I am a newbie mandolin player, but can add (for what it is worth) that most of the classical players I have seen play either a bowl back or an A style oval hole.

    Either way, enjoy...
  11. Re: Article: Amid Constant Change The Mandolin Store Flourishes

    Thanks for posting the talk. I was not aware Dennis had a health problem. I'm glad TMS is continuing to do well even with the pandemic going on. Good guys there.
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    Re: Tremolo technique

    Thank you again, Ruth, for taking you time to help out us less experienced players. You do an outstanding job teaching! I enjoyed the extra also. Beautiful piece.
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    Re: Tremolo technique

    Thank you, Ruth. Very helpful.
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    Re: Tremolo technique

    Thanks again, Ruth.

    Quick question: I know this question has generated a lot of back and forth on this forum, but my question is about anchoring when using tremolo. I have been practicing...
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    Re: New to the forum

    Welcome to the Cafe, Mando43.
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    Re: Greetings from the newest of newbies

    Welcome, Wheresmypick. I have an Eastman MD505 and I really like its sound and playability. I hope you enjoy yours as much.
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    Re: New to the Mandolin

    You could also try Barron over on Mandolessons.com.
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    Re: Tremolo technique

    Thanks for the videos, Ruth.
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    Re: Mastering a New Skill

    Based on what I have seen Chris Thile and Sierra Hull do, especially in the "Live from Home" thread, I think some folks are just naturally talented! :)
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    Re: I Hate Playing Chords

    I think starting with G Major would be good move. There are a lot of songs played in that key.
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    Re: poor quality or MAS?

    Depending on where you order it, you may get a good setup with your purchase. There are a few sponsors here who do an excellent setup when you buy a mandolin from them.
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    Re: Strap Recommendation

    Welcome to the Mandolin Cafe, Tele56!

    My strap is a braided leather belt I had laying around. I hope you enjoy your Softy!
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    Re: Just bought my first mandolin!

    I am late to the party, Belle, but congratulations on your new mandolin! I am a newbie anyway, so would not have been able to offer much help in picking a good one. I have an Eastman MD505 that I...
  24. Re: Sierra Hull - Get Happy, Quarantine Covers #1

    So much talent in such a young woman. Thanks for the post.
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    Re: How to play chords to sing along to?

    I know there are much more knowleadgeable folks here than I am. I have trouble knowing when to switch chords, but I use the (I think this is the right name) Nashville 1-4-5 method. You go up the...
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