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    Re: Mandolin Recomendation

    Eastman or Kentucky as you mentioned would be the obvious choices. I have a Kentucky km-750 series (750,752,756, etc. are all the same only a different finish) that is a terrific mandolin, plays and...
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    Re: Eastman MD315/MD515 vs Kentucky KM750

    I got a good deal on an open box Kentucky 756. It needed a setup but is a terrific mandolin and all a lot of us would need. I tend to prefer Kentucky mandolins but have not played the newer...
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    Re: Pharis and Jason Romero

    They were at our local bluegrass festival a few years ago, Bluewaters. They are very good and a great story.
  4. Re: What tuners are these? Rigel A+ Deluxe (early 2000's)

    Hope someone who knows for sure chimes in. But I am fairly confident they are Schaller tuners. They have a distinctive shaft between the worm and the buttons.
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    Re: Should I Resist Waverly Tuners?

    Good luck finding tuner buttons for Grovers. There lots or Grovers out there yet replacement tuner buttons seem to be hard to come by. If anyone know of a good source I would appreciate knowing. I...
  6. Re: What Are Some Good Options in the $2-3k range?

    https://www.mandolincafe.com/ads/192221#192221

    Paul Scheider worked for Gibson before heading out on his own to build Summit mandolins. This would be one of his fancier models with the full...
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    Re: Custom mandolin Info

    You have some very nice mandolins and a few worth quite a bit of money. If you are not familiar with mandolins, you might want to contact a couple of the site sponsors and consider consigning with...
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    Re: 1996 Gibson F9 worth saving?

    They started making F9/A9 after they quit making the Flatiron line in Nashville. That would have been early 2002. I believe they replace the Flatirons and started making the F9, so it would have been...
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    Re: Any experience with Mapes strings?

    After reading good reviews I ordered a few sets. They were on a mandolin for a short time before I sold it, so don't know how long they will last? Otherwise seem like good strings and sounded very...
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    Re: The Harmonic Tone Revealers

    No, John R. is holding a mandola. His primary mandolin is a Gibson signed Lloyd Loar. There is information if you do a quick search on how he acquired it when he live in the San Francisco Bay area. I...
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    Re: Marty Stuart cd recommendation

    I can't recommend an album but, I really came to appreciate Marty during the Ken Burns documentary on Country Music. Not sure if you have seen this youtube interview with Marty?...
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    Re: First Purchase Recommendation

    You can confirm with the mandolin store but here is what I understand. There were some Lafferty models that were Eastman either 515 or 615 made for The Mandolin Store and labeled Lafferty. The one on...
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    Re: Summit Mandolin Models

    I seem to remember his daughter posting on a thread a few years ago. You might be able to do a search and see if you could find that thread.
  14. Re: An afternoon picking w/ Andrew Marlin & the Griffith Loar

    That would be sensory overload.
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    Re: Recent Kelley mandolin

    Nice mandolin. I love the traditional tone you get out of your mandolins. Looks like it is in thew hands of someone who can do it justice.
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    Re: First Mandolin

    I am a fan of Kentucky mandolins and Eastman makes a very good mandolin as well. I would not recommend a KM-140 because they have a solid top but laminate back and sides. The 150 and higher will have...
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    Re: Austin area teachers

    Billy Bright plays for the band Wood and Wire. I met him at a local festival. Great player and does lessons.
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    Re: Mandolins with Deeper Necks

    Kind of a late response, but here is my 2 cents. I have not played a 606 but the necks vary quite a bit between different Kentucky models. The 250 and 500 series seem to have a slimmer neck and a...
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    Re: Kentucky-brand info

    Well, I will throw my 2 cents in. I have owned several Kentucy mandolins from a 150 to a 1050. All were good and a few outstanding. Different models had different neck widths and profiles, none of...
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    Re: The beginnings of MAS - What's next?

    As mentioned above, the mandolins you are considering may be a lateral move. But sometimes you find an instrument that just speaks to you. the feel. playability, looks and tone. May not be better or...
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    Re: BRW History

    I have never played or seen one in person but saw this video and was struck by how great sounding a mandolin it was. The one you bought from Carter's looked great, hope you enjoy it.
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    Re: Good F5 Strap

    Bailey straps are very nice straps, and they are stunning. They don't have a big leather loop to fight at the scroll.
    https://www.thebaileystrap.com/round-straps

    I have a Randy Hogan strap that...
  23. Re: This weeks mandolin that won't get a bid or buyer

    Here is one - https://reverb.com/item/47200281-gibson-a-model-1921-mandolin-with-hardshell-case-2-bridges-and-2-saddles

    This spectacular mandolin just celebrated it’s 100th birthday this year! For...
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    Re: Volume vs Tone

    I was fortunate to be the caretaker of and Ellis A5 for a couple of years. It had plenty of volume. There was no problem being heard. If you, haven't you might experiment with different strings and...
  25. Re: Kentucky K1000 Master Model need help with serial number

    You might try to contact Saga Instruments directly. They should be able to tell you a date or at least get close.
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