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    Re: What are you playing the blues on?

    Vintage 1948 Olds Studio.

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    Re: This Gibson legit?

    Bluegrass, absolutely not!
    Rock & Roll, oh yeah.
    Give it some DR Luminescent Neon Orange strings.
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    Then see it under black light.
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    Re: Developing Finger Independence

    An exercise for woodwind players has been helpful.
    Place your hands palm down on a flat surface in front of you.
    With arms & hands relaxed, concentrate on only raising and lowering the tips of...
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    Re: Developing Finger Independence

    The thumb, the index, and the little finger each have a dedicated tendon in the hand. The middle and ring fingers share a single tendon, and the same muscle up the arm. The challenge is that second...
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    Re: PETER GREEN (Fleetwood Mac) R.I.P. no manod

    Before the Landslide: Inside the Early Years of Fleetwood Mac at RollingStone.
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    Re: PETER GREEN (Fleetwood Mac) R.I.P. no manod

    Farewell, Peter Green: The Timeless Blues Perfection of Fleetwood Mac’s Original Guitar Hero at RollingStone.
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    Re: What do you do when you're Just. Not. Feeling it?

    Put the instrument down. Step away. Take a break. Focus on something else: a different instrument, an art project, a book you've been meaning to read, a new recipe to try, the movie on your watch...
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    Re: PETER GREEN (Fleetwood Mac) R.I.P. no manod

    Videos are functional. Thanks for sharing. RIP indeed!
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    Re: I seem to have conceived an unnatural lust...

    Gold Tone
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    Re: New to the emando world.

    Emando.com
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    Re: Memory of learned songs

    https://youtu.be/DE8xJpqazOM
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    Re: Anyone know of any nickel-free mando strings?

    Redacted.
  13. Thread: Why use capo?

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    Re: Why use capo?

    Varying frequency, depending on the tailpiece design. Maintains tension and alignment, when three hands would be much more beneficial, for string changes.
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    Re: Fifths Tuning on Tenor Uke

    That's the set I use. No gauges printed on packaging. So far, have had no issues with the tension load for CGDA on tenor ukes for the past dozen or so years. Have kept 2 sets on 8 string tenors. The...
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    Re: Fifths Tuning on Tenor Uke

    Slightly widening the slot in the nut for the lowest (first) string worked for me on a tenor uke for tuning to CGDA.
    Have gotten a lot of use from this set of files. You might find something similar...
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    Re: Finding Parts for Banjolin

    Elderly sells skin heads.
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    Re: Restringing a TC Octave Mando

    Traditional Gibson style tailpiece has a cover that slides off away from the instrument.

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  18. Re: MAS: Remember, it's stronger than you and there ain't no vacc

    MAS is a diminutive TLA. The underlying condition is better called MIAS, Musical Instrument Acquisition Syndrome. Beware, it can start anywhere, and, what's worse, it's zoonotic. It is transmissible...
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    Re: The perfect T-shirt

    Trombone seems to work very well.

    https://youtu.be/qs_-emj1qR4

    https://youtu.be/bG9XCPLGDBA
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    Re: Louis Patennotte 12 string mandolin?

    That may be a Bandurria instead of a mandolin.
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    Re: 5-String mandolin?

    Maker is Guriema.
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    Re: 1st fret playability on your mando?

    Have encountered this phenomenon to varying degrees on most of my mandolin family instruments, with the pleasing exceptions of my Fylde mandolas and Giannini bandolim. Their zero fret totally...
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    Re: D'Addario Monel sets

    The wire used for plain, unwrapped strings is made by only a few companies.
    Mount Joy & Mapes are two.
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    Re: Waldzither string guages

    Waldzither string sets currently available
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    Re: Big Mandolin With Banjo Tuning

    More on August Pollmann selling these style instruments in the late 1800's.

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