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  1. Re: Gibson F4 serial # 12756, 1911: question about FON

    The third digit looks like a "3". (Kinda like one of those face book things that say only X percent of the population can see this.)
  2. Re: Can anyone please share some thoughts on the Eastman MD515CC?

    I played a 515CC/n about 5 months ago I was very impressed. I really liked the sound of it. A LOT. I wasn't shopping for a mandolin, I went to play around with a mandola and an octave. But I...
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    Re: Abalone tuner buttons for mandolin keys

    Scored me a set just the other day! Now how to get them on some tuners that fit my mandolin. These came from Siminoff's "yard sale". They are made for Gotoh tuners. This is an 2002 Gibson, so...
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    Re: Restoring Kentucky km-200s

    so when you plug the holes, would grain direction be important when using mahogany dowels.

    There are so many hole sizes here where they look to have been mis-drilled. It seems like you may...
  5. Re: Need a break? New Bluegrass Interview Podcast ep w/Ricky Skag

    I listen to podcast during my commute each day. I listened. It's a good one. It's neat that you learned from Neil Rosenberg.

    I listen to: Mandolins and Beer, Bluegrass Stories, Let my People...
  6. Re: Why did Jimmy Martin prefer the sound of the F4 over the F5?

    Seems like I too read that, Jimmy said that the F4 was to separate his sound from Bill Monroe's sound. It sure sounds good to me on some of those classic Jimmy Martin recordings.

    As to whether...
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    Re: March Mountain Boys featuring Mike Compton

    Love this Got it on my new tv. Proud as can be.
  8. Re: Current pros looking to teach lessons during down time

    C. J. Lewandowski
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    Re: Learning to play with one less finger

    first one, now two How long can this go on?
  10. Thread: Used Gibsons

    by GTison
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    Re: Used Gibsons

    Kinda like: why does my wife want to redecorate?
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    Re: SPBGMA Nashville January 2020.

    We picked in the hall way last time. The Showcases were THE place to be for us last time (2 years ago). Showcases are after the stage show this time, though. If there is a "tradGrass" showcase we...
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    Re: 2020 Silverangel Max

    Are you going to have a booth in the vendor hall or how would we find you at SPBGMA?
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    Re: Tuners for an F-9

    Alan please post a pic of the top side too.

    Have you tried a tiny bit of grease in the nut slots and to lube the tuners? I bought the Daddario syringe of it (lubrikit), but it smells like...
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    Re: Baldwin County / Mobile County things to do?

    https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10216187491500231&set=a.1512305807833&type=3&theater

    Also at the Campground "Wales West" they usually have weekly or monthly concerts this time of year. ...
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    Re: Baldwin County / Mobile County things to do?

    https://www.facebook.com/stapletonbluegrassfest/photos/a.295949537591532/741344413052040/?type=3&theater
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    SPBGMA Nashville January 2020.

    Iím going w a group of local pickers. We had a blast last time I went. Others here going?
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    Re: What's The One That Got Away?

    A 20's Loar. Around 1986. It was at a music store I drove by every day, and never stopped in. Till one day I stopped and played around on a mandolin. The shop owner showed me the pics of the...
  18. Re: Gibson Master Model vs. Ellis F5 with all of his highest opti

    I was asking myself the exact same question a while back. I did play an Ellis tradition. What a beautiful mandolin to me. Flawless, beautiful wood. Excellent tone. It just didn't knock me off my...
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    Re: Naked Bridge Post Is Shredding My Palm

    Putting duct tape on this is kinda like using it to tape up your broken glasses. I guess if looks and sticky don't bother you... Try a fingernail File. It won't work as good as a "real" file but...
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    Re: Parting with a beloved mandolin

    Like an old Girlfriend.


    This discussion makes me want to sell something. I just sold a guitar I had for 33 years. It took me a long time to let it go but I'm glad I did. The new owner is...
  21. Mountain Song festival, is there any picking

    Never been here, have to go to Asheville this weekend. Turns out a great festival is in Brevard. Any pickin there or is it just people listening. (like a Adams festival) If not any open jams on...
  22. Thread: Woodstock

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    Re: Woodstock

    I once owned a ratty mandolin case they said went to woodstock. It looked like it too. I discarded it.
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    Re: Refret for Gibson F9

    Get another quote. Find someone who will do a partial refret. Not everyone will. A full one is not always necessary. Seems like someone close could do it. I would want someone experienced with...
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    Re: Replacement Tuner Buttons

    So, surfing around I ran across an old article by a respected source. How bout this:
    http://www.lutherie.net/gotoh.compared.html

    by this thread BOTH his examples are Sagas. Hmmm.
  25. Re: Help! I can't hear the beat when I play a break

    I'll throw my suggestions in here. Use the metronome when playing/practicing alone. It develops LISTENING skills, it never listens so YOU have to adjust to it.

    Know how your break or tune goes...
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