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  1. Re: Midnight on the Water-10.Anniversary of my Pomeroy A2 Mandol

    Nicely done! Thanks for sharing.
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    Re: Stewmac Tuner sale

    Agree that Collings and StewMac were great about providing replacements for my Collings MT mandola. However, after receiving and installing the second replacement set from StewMac and still having...
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    Re: .017" A strings?

    In reply to Chris B.

    Just the heavy A strings. I replaced the 0.017 with a 0.016 and liked the set just fine. I also liked their medium set on my Flatiron F5.
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    Re: .017" A strings?

    Siminoff "Straight Up Strings" Heavy has 0.017 A strings. I tried them on my Weber Fern A Model and they were just too "stiff" for my taste.
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  5. Re: Any Mandolin Players on the Southern Oregon Coast?

    Helen - you're going to be very greatly missed here in Sequim! We've so much enjoyed our jam times with you and watching your rapid progress. Keep that great-grandpa's mandolin busy once you're all...
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    Re: Looking at BlueChip picks.

    When I purchased my first BC I was surprised by how much I liked the speed bevel. I am currently using CT 55 with the speed bevel and find it a very versatile pick. However, I read that some folks...
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    Re: Overtone Grommets

    I can't find the previous post, but three or four years ago a post was on the Cafe that gave the following information about the source of the small grommets at a more reasonable cost.
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    Re: revamping a already good mandolin

    I'm not an expert by any means, but on my Flatiron F5 Master the one thing that has made the biggest improvement in the tone, volume and sustain was the installation of a properly fitting bridge. ...
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    Re: These tuners are...

    I too had problems with very stiff tuners on my Collings MT mandola. I contacted Collings and was told they had some issues with some of the tuners they'd purchased from StewMac and they have an...
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    Re: Cumberland bridges

    For what it's worth, my two cents worth is that the Cumberland gives a more satisfying tone on my Weber A model Fern. The overall tone is less "bright" and the A and E seem to have more of a bell...
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