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  1. Re: via buying online: Mando Strat or Mandostang???

    I have played the fender and have owned a few airline and eastwood instruments and tend to find decent but inexpensive pups and tuners . the neck angle may need to be changed a little , fret dressing...
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    Re: Took the Emando Dive!

    welcome to the emando world . emando is not always respected in the electric world , but pay it no mind and enjoy making the music
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    Re: My homemade pedalboard

    looks nice and solid
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    Re: What do I need to know about guitar amps?

    a tube amp has less headroom than a solid state amp generally speaking . but I prefer tubes for amp tone and crunch or distortion . but if running a lot of effects or modulators through an amp then...
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    Re: Just finished an electric mandolin...

    Nicely done !:mandosmiley: I have wanted to build something similar like this my self . only with 5 strings
    134046 and no I do not want a ham sandwich
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    Article from the Smithsonian on BG

    http://www.smithsonianmag.com/arts-culture/radical-conservatism-bluegrass-180955121/ Something to read and or discuss for you all .:mandosmiley:
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    Re: Little Maggie . "World Beat "

    try again -
    https://youtu.be/Dsy6eAz4a3I
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    Re: Electric Mandolin Tips and Tricks

    It is a big long journey , so many options with electronics . just have fun checking stuff out . amps ,effects processors , pick ups, every day some new pedal seems to come out or some new effects...
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    Re: Flatwounds on electric?

    i use flatwounds on everything electric or acoustic
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    Re: My first whammy!

    great work pete . your my favorite electric builder by far
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    Re: Dragon Yin-Yang Mandola

    Beautiful ! great work
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    Re: Fender FM60E questions

    As far as the low C string , you have to adapt to how it sounds . it will not have that tight mandolin sound you get from gdae strings . a 14 1/2 scale helps a small amount . think guitar in drop D...
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    Re: Latest Almuse.....a 5 string.

    Excellent work !
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    Re: Mandobird VIII vs. Eastwood Mandocaster

    these are both entry level instruments . you might as well get the one you like the look of , or better yet buy the one you can find used for the cheapest price .
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    Re: amplifiers for mandos??

    You can use a small tube preamp to get the "warm tube" tone , you do not need to buy a whole tube amp . this will give you the option to remove the tube preamp or keep it in the loop as the situation...
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    Re: almuse mandocaster upgrade

    That almuse pick up sounds great - Thanks for sharing the vids :mandosmiley:
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    Re: My practice Routine, what's missing ?

    The notes are far less important than the rhythm . get a book that is only about rhythm patterns and use it with a metronome .

    I used joel rothmans - Teaching Rhythm - for all instruments / class...
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    Re: If you could play with ANYONE....

    One of my biggest favorites is Sandy . you know I discovered her about 23 yrs ago through Fairport but it was only a few years ago that I found out she was the vocals with Plant in Battle of Evermore...
  19. Re: Solid body electric A styles - are these made anymore?

    you can stuff the mando with tissue , I have done this to a cheap mando and it is easily reversible
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    Re: Mandocello & Me

    It is a file in a "apple only format " that zoom uses , I could probably import it to play in my zoom handy share program that I got with my Q3 ,but I do not download files from strangers . try...
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    Re: Even the cafe is biased towards f's

    I personally prefer to have the $1,000 dollar strap hook on my mandolin
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    Warren Ellis Signature MandoTenor

    http://www.mandolincafe.com/forum/showthread.php?106333-Warren-Ellis-Signature-MandoTenor
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    Re: Stop me, please

    Sounds like you have an "Uncontrollable Urge"



    http://youtu.be/a8UcpmUQkNU
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    Re: Warren Ellis Signature MandoTenor

    Thanks for sharing , fortunately for me they are not making 5 string mando/5 string tenor version :mandosmiley:
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    Re: 8 string Hollow Body Electric Tenor Guitar

    Nice Tone :mandosmiley:
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