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    Re: Grisman or Bush?

    Pepsi or Coke? I was blown away by Manzanita when it first came out - bought because of the Tony Rice connection to DGQ, which I'd first bought due to The Old & in the Way connection, which I bought...
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    Re: Slide mandolin in Quebec City

    Hope he didn't spill/waste any on the mandolin!:grin:
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    Re: Rob Meldrum's excellent setup e-book

    A big thanks to Rob for promptly sending his eBook on Mandolin setup. Even an old dog can learn some new tricks!
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    Re: Which Budget Fingerstyle Guitar?

    I played a D28 and also a Taylor Dread for 20+ years and used them to flatpack, but also to fingerpick a lot of blues, Leo Kottke material, etc. In my 50's it became more difficult to navigate the...
  5. Thread: Fake Book

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    Re: Fake Book

    Lotsa wrong chords in the original FB - Berklee student jam book, but what so many of us play - my brother was a Berklee student in the late 70s & said that it might get you in the right ballpark. ...
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    Re: Need mandolin recommendations a-style

    At your price point and not infatuated by a strap hanger, the world is your oyster, especially if you buy used. Even in the dark times of Covid, I'd recommend playing as many different mandolins as...
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    Re: Mandolin Set Up Ebook and Mandolin Users

    Hey Rob - thank you for sending the book promptly today after I requested it this morning. I managed to use the information to counter the effects of relatively high humidity and a failed AC unit in...
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    Re: advice on purchasing a Mandolin

    One word of warning - a good $1500 mandolin is like a gateway drug!
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    Re: Philphool, Phil Goodson, passes :(

    I knew Phil professionally. He was a fine physician and a fine man. My condolences to his family, his community and this community.
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    Re: Dennis Vance receives double transplant

    This is great news for Dennis and my thoughts are with him and his family. Just a reminder: there aren't enough organ donors & plenty of patients left on dialysis or worse because of that. Please...
  11. Re: Don Stiernberg Trio, "It Could Happen to You"

    Good way to start today!
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    Re: Storm videos

    As a native Iowa City boy, the pictures of the devastation are awful. Many friends lost beautiful mature trees in Iowa City & farmers are hurting. I hope the governor pushes for more aid!
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    Re: Collings Tailpiece Strap-button Removal

    When did Collings start gluing them in? My 2005 MT2 had a tailpin that would easily pop off whenever the humidity dropped below about 50%. Until I put a K%K in, I had to build the diameter up with...
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    Re: Tiny Moore Tuesday

    Hayes - can't wait to see how you delve into this one! Great tune for intro into jazz blues. "Simple" head and chord progression that opens up tons of avenues for creativity.
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    Howard and Jethro

    This recently released CD from Howard Levy's vault contains material from a concert that he and Jethro Burns performed in the 80's. Very good sound quality and performance quality. Recommended for...
  16. Re: How to clean and polish Varnish on my New Pava Pro

    You can always email the Pava folks and get the best recommendation from the maker:

    https://pavamandolins.com/contact/
  17. Re: Don Stiernberg Quartet Live Online Concert Friday August 14th

    Know what I'm doing tonight! How 'bout Swing that Music? - well, I know you will!:cool:
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    Re: 30's Oval Hole Gibson - Model?

    No headstock inlay or bound fingerboard. Probably not an A4. FON would be helpful.
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    Good selection of notes, great tone & feel in the groove. And great interview.
  20. Re: When did you realize mandolin was your primary instrument?

    Like so many others, guitar was my main instrument after giving up violin at age 14. I played semi-pro until life got in the way, but always played guitar. First picked up a mandolin and pedal...
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    This is outstanding!

    This is outstanding!
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    Re: Buy without trying

    I have bought and sold on this site, both from dealers and individuals with no issues regarding the purchases or sales, other than something damaged in transit. If dealing with an individual, I...
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    Re: Cafe face masks

    One is heading my way - think I'll pair with either the yellow or red MC cap!
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    Re: New owner of Pomeroy #243 Oval Hole

    Love the headstock scroll - different than most scrolls seen around here!
  25. Re: PETER GREEN (Fleetwood Mac) R.I.P. no manod

    For me, that line up was preferable to the later poppy version that really hit it big. Santana later had a big hit with Green's "Black Magic Woman"; most people have never heard the Peter Green...
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