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    Re: Silverangel Econo A #446

    I have also been told that an instrument will open up over time and get louder with better tone.
  2. Re: You know you think about mandolins too much when...

    ...you just bought one and are already thinking about the next one.
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    Re: looking to move, but I have no clue where ?.

    I think the first thing I would do is find the locations of specialists for my disease and go from there.
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    Re: New member in Kansas City need tips

    From one beginner to another: welcome. The Mandolin is a lot of fun in fact it’s more fun than a guitar. For some reason the Mandolin makes sense to me and the guitar always confuses me. I had taken...
  5. Thread: A trip to Elderly

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    Re: A trip to Elderly

    I’m in the camp of don’t buy it if you can’t afford it. I have had regrets when I passed something up but not as much regret as I would’ve had had I bought it. I was always taught to wait until I...
  6. Thread: Finger exercises?

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    Re: Finger exercises?

    Sounds like good advice. I tend to push things.
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    Re: Finger exercises?

    Also I have not started physical therapy yet. That still a month or two off. Maybe I’m getting a little impatient but I want to get my fingers back into working order.
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    Re: Arthritis pain relief

    I can vouch for tumeric because it does work and has a scientifically proven basis and research for anti-inflammatory properties. I can’t say about CBD oil, but don’t see why it would not work.
  9. Thread: Finger exercises?

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    Finger exercises?

    As you all know I broke my shoulder, my wrist, and a couple of fingers on my left hand in a motorcycle accident. Iím healing up though little finger is still swelling slightly but itís knitting...
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    Re: My new Silverangel Econo A has arrived!

    Wow! That is really beautiful. Every picture I’ve ever seen of a silver angel has been incredible. Everyone I’ve heard sound bites from as sounded simply great. I’m working on developing my own skill...
  11. Thread: I canít play now

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    Re: I canít play now

    I might be pushing it a little bit with the playing but still Iím going to try. Iíve tried to get off of all the pain medication. Why anyone would want to take that mess for fun I just cannot fathom....
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    Re: Trying to make a modest leap...

    For $1000 or $1200 you could probably buy a silver angel and be done with it.
  13. Thread: I canít play now

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    Re: I canít play now

    Thanks for all the well wishes and all the prayers. Things like this to keep us going. There have been some wonderful people that are going out of ther way to help In this very trying time and I...
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    Re: Octave sound diffence?

    I see affordable octaves from Eastman, Trinity, and Gold Tone. The only one that I know anything vaguely about is the Eastman.
  15. Thread: I canít play now

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    Re: I canít play now

    Elastic waist bands?
  16. Thread: I canít play now

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    Re: I canít play now

    I wear a jacket from BMG designed for hot weather and I shudder to think what would have happened without it.

    I got out my mandolin today and tried to play something. It’s too soon. I could make...
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    Octave sound diffence?

    Is there a real difference between the sounds of arch tops and flat tops octave mandolins?
  18. Thread: I canít play now

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    Re: I canít play now

    I agree 100%
  19. Thread: I canít play now

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    Re: I canít play now

    And about three months Will know whether I have to have partial or full shoulder replacement surgery. But the doctor thinks not because he said that I have actually healed faster than he expected...
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    I canít play now

    A month ago I was riding my motorcycle to the market. I had on my armored jacket, gloves, and helmet. A car came across lanes and swatted my bike like it was a fly. I was knocked unconscious, I...
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    Re: Help comparing Kentuckys for upgrade!

    Mandolins are EXPENSIVE overseas (I know!)! The USA is blessed with relatively inexpensive instruments and a plethora of makers and sellers. On the other hand, mandolins are not common in most places...
  22. Thread: My new band

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    Re: My new band

    What a unique and eclectic band!
  23. Re: How much does a Northfield actually cost to make?

    I was wondering about this yesterday, and I was wondering if they are really worth the money they ask for them compared to Kentucky and Eastman and Mando Mo, etc.
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    Re: The Loar LM 600 VS

    I always hear good things about The Loar mandolins. I bought an LM370 as that is the only decent instrument available over in my part of the world. It sounds really good, better and better every time...
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    Re: Used beginner mandos

    I cannot say for certain, but Kentucky has a great reputation for good sounding mandolins that perform well above their price. It sounds like you made a good choice.
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