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  1. Re: Huzzah! New Mando Day! Kentucky KM-272 from The Mandolin Stor

    Does the neck hav a pretty sharp V towards the nut? My 900 has that and it didnt' bother me until i read on the Cafe that it bothered somebody else...
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    Re: Loar 600 vs Eastman MD615

    Big Congrats that's always a good day. Don't have a flat top but enjoy playing them (have to watch string gauges tho...

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    possible to own several different mandolins.

    What? ...
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    Re: Beginner Lessons philosophy/discussion

    Agreed with all the above, in person lessons if you can, skype/zoom or whatever (they're working on video/audio synch so two can jam over the internet but right now it's very short distances) if you...
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    Re: Trip To Dusty Strings Today

    Excellent trip report! For anybody thinking about it, there's their online inventory, the 2 Collings also look very nice, you don't need to make appointment in advance anymore and they're fully...
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    Re: New picks and pick noise

    on those forums where the kids hang out they say (or they used to) Pix or it didn't happen! Which somebody called me on after I claimed to own hundreds of thumbpicks and I could only find 80 or 90. ...
  6. Thread: Rockygrass 2021

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    Re: Rockygrass 2021

    Thanks for that, I should've live streamed but there's at least a few good vids, camera shot from the stage or in front like this, 1 1/2 hours of TR tribute:...
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    Re: Tacoma Mandolin Course Spacing

    I stopped by the Seattle GC to check out used cabs/heads and remembered... the smell. So i sniffed that Tacoma, didn't seem that fragrant or anything... sorry! (Oh, and I do still have my sense of...
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    Re: New picks and pick noise

    I went to Dusty strings, my local shop which as of last week, doesn't require appointments in advance and saw a display of Wegens and wondered what happened to my Big City and Bluegrass picks from 15...
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    Re: New picks and pick noise

    I think i read here that their yellowish Ultex picks are the same material, just not buffed/beveled and with no grip molded in, but cheap, or maybe inexpensive, uh, affordable /entry price point. I...
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    Re: Two Kentucky KM950s that got away.

    Amazon's gotten sneaky, there's a km1000B (black top) for $1500 US but you can't see it after you've searched for "Kentucky mandolins" unless you click on a out of stock listing for a km1050.
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    Re: Washburn M6SW Opinions (early 2000s)

    I don't know anything about Washburn instruments but I think Troy Grady is playing one (Andy Wood interview, great video)

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sh0He941q0k
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    Re: Tacoma Mandolin Course Spacing

    Well you can order it and return it within the 45 days (make sure the refund period is 45 days) and if you return it you'll be out the shipping cost, they quoted me $17 to ship it 13 miles between...
  13. Re: How Has Collings' MT-2 Line Changed Over Time

    Yes, it looks like you would have to fly/drive to Seattle or Palo Alto to get to the nearest dealer, the places in Portland and Eugene don't seem to stock their mandolins. There's been threads about...
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    Re: Tacoma Mandolin Course Spacing

    It was in Seattle 2 weeks you can call them at the 206 number
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    Re: Tacoma Mandolin Course Spacing

    I played this one a couple weeks ago, didn't pay attention to string spacing but I thought it was very good tonewise for its price

    https://www.guitarcenter.com/Used/Tacoma/M1-Mandolin.gc
  16. Re: Extract vocal and instrumental tracks from any audio

    There's a few software packages that claim they can do similar things, if you google "source separation" or "isolates track"
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    Re: Eastman Mando quality vs year

    I think the vast majority, like 99+% had good/excellent build quality.

    I had a 505 and 605 from 2006 and 2010, they had the characteristic bright tone which i compensated with monel or silk/steel...
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    Re: Can I get more JazzMando picks?

    You might ask abou the Traveling Pick Samplers starting up again, or look at the lists and see what you haven't tried, pretty long lists (there were 2 samplers circulating)

    And yes,...
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    Re: Kentucky 2013 finish help

    That batch seems prone to checking you could ask FG about this one: http://www.fiddlersgreenmusicshop.com/instrument/2013-kentucky-master-model-km-900
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    Re: Kentucky KM900 strings

    Time to restring mine too, I was thinking about going to Dusty Strings and looking for something different from PB's. So monels, nickel bronze, silk/steel or ... maybe even flatwounds (or d'Addario...
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    Re: How Much Difference Do Speakers Make?

    Did that thread suggest a zoom/Tascam handheld recorder that you can plug a microphone into, like h4, and a pair of monitor headphones like Sennheiser, Beyerdynamics, Shure, AKG, audio-tecnica? ...
  22. Re: Open Back / Old Time Banjos - Comparisons to Mando Builders

    If anybody else out west is looking at Ome's and can make a trip to Dusty Strings, Gryphon or Denver Folklore, I'll say it's a lot of fun but they all seem to be low stocked right now (actually never...
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    Re: Two Kentucky KM950s that got away.

    You can also set up notifications for ebay and reverb to send you any new listings or price drops for whatever models. Once in awhile I'll notice a really mispriced (low) instrument
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    Re: Trading instruments in the classified

    Yes, phone call is a really good misunderstanding avoider, skype calls work pretty well if you have decent microphone plugged into interface into computer
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    Re: The shipping problem

    I orderd some parts for my pedal steel guitar last summer, the only supplier is in Canada, and he shipped them to me within 4 hours, after which it sat in customs in Chicago for a little over 2...
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