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    Re: Weighty Question

    Perceived vs actual loudness can be different . You might ask a friend to listen while you play with and without the TG and voice their opinion. I see no advantage to use one with the way I hold my...
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    Re: Quite ill with a trach and a feeding tube

    Prayers for you !
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    Re: Gilchrist Masterpiece!

    I had a short neck Old Wave once but I like the long neck better, especially the Girouard !
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    Re: Gilchrist Masterpiece!

    Congratulations on your upcoming wedding !
    How do you like your Girouard oval ? I have an A Girouard oval and Max is now building me a F4 oval to be born this March ! I can't say enough of how...
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    Re: Gilchrist Masterpiece!

    You must have married the right woman ( with money ) ! I not so much ! :)
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    Re: Gilchrist Masterpiece!

    I would rather have a Concert Girouard F4 at $6500. ! Use the extra $10,000. on something else !
  7. Thread: Monel strings

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    Re: Monel strings

    The cheapest place I have found to purchase Mangan strings or any strings is givemesomestrings.com Great service also !
  8. Thread: Who?

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    Re: Who?

    Jack Benny playing his violin on his show ! :) Don't remember Jack Benny ? Either you are young or I'm old ! Answer:both !
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    Re: Light vs. Medium vs. Heavy Picks

    You will get MANY opinions ! Only way to answer your question is for you to try out many different picks !
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    Re: Northfield mandolins

    <This seems to be a recurring theme with you that has now reached an inappropriate level and violates Forum posting guidelines. This will not be tolerated further.>
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    Re: Fine as frog's hair ...

    You won't find better workmanship than a Girouard-bar none ! Sound is fantastic !
  12. Thread: Monel strings

    by yankees1
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    Re: Monel strings

    Only Monel strings I have found that suits my ears are Curt Mangan strings and I use exclusively on my Girouard ovals . Don't care as much for Monel on my F5 or A5 mandolins.
  13. Re: Information on quality of the ARBOR f style Mandolin requeste

    To begin, play it !
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    Re: Girouard G5 Concert

    Top of the food chain mandolins ! Won't find better workmanship or sound as a Girouard ! I especially like Girouard ovals ! I have a new Girouard Concert F4 arriving in March 2020 !
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    Re: Love Bluegrass but....

    Great job and beautiful !
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    Re: Lloyd Loar's Pick

    I bet it wasn't a BC !
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    Re: Northfield mandolins

    Quite a few years ago there were major problems with the finish clouding up ! A NUMBER OF OWNERS SENT THEIR MANDOLINS BACK including mine ! Northfield took care of the problem but the cloudy problem...
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    Re: 10-year mandolin anniversary

    I have been playing ten years also but I started a little late ! Now 73 !
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    Re: Northfield mandolins

    Did Northfield finally solve their finish problem ?
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    Re: What does a mando set-up cost in your area?

    Around 80.00 in our area but the quality of the setup would dictate the price ( probably) !
  21. Re: Flop Eared Mule -- by Stephen Foster (?!?!?!)

    I have just started trying to play the song ! Always liked it !
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    Re: What if I bought the wrong instrument?

    Keep it, play it and in your mandolin journey you will add to your mandolin inventory ! What genre of music do you play or will you play ?
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    Re: Ellis F5 Tradition Model

    As with all Ellis mandolins ! Great ! Fantastic !
  24. Thread: Re: Peace

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    Re: Peace

    GREAT idea !! I would buy this shirt !
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    Re: Best type of string for my mandolin

    I prefer GHS A270's on my F and A5 but Mangan Monels on my ovals.
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