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    Re: We need songs for these times

    Uh, yeah.
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    Tony Rice Article

    I write occasionally for the toppermost.co.uk site - here's my latest, which I hope you enjoy (or at least don't hate). And yes, I probably missed your favourite Tony Rice Track.

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    Collings F Mandolin Case

    This is in part a tribute to Bill Collings. 3-4 months ago I ordered a Collings F mandolin case knowing they were backed up on orders. Like a few people, I knew he had struggles with cancer but was...
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    Re: Bill Monroe and Tony Rice

    Well...

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    Tuning to Flatt and Scruggs

    I was speaking with Jerry Douglas a short time back for a magazine article on the Earls of Leicester and we somehow got on the subject of tuning and pitch. It was too technical for a general audience...
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    Re: Norman Blake Interview

    I added this classic from Directions to YouTube about three weeks ago, Loch Layan Castle/Santa Ana's Retreat/Cattle in the Cane medley.
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    Re: Snakehead A4 on the Cafe

    No, actually, that's the price F-4 owners think they're worth, but very few are going for that price. A few sold at the peak years ago at that price so now every F-4 owner thinks it's worth $7,500....
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    Re: Tap Tuning F5 mandolins.

    I would go so far as to say the basic F5 design is very forgiving. There is no set thickness, arch shape or exact body shape that is the only way to success.
    I've seen very crudely built...
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    Re: David Benedict joining Mile Twelve

    I've watched a few videos of Mile Twelve. They sound really good. Embedding the video for others. Excited for David--off on a new musical adventure.
  10. Some of Norman Blake's Instruments up for sale at Carter Vintage

    Carter Vintage has been asked to sell some of Norman Blake's instruments and you're seeing them here first--they're not even on their web site yet, but will be soon. We probably won't list them all...
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    Re: 70281 Loar has been worked on by Steve Gilchrist

    Have you, folks, seen this?

    http://www.gilchristmandolins.com/restorations/
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    Re: Gibson Lloyd Loar Fit and Finish

    Yes, a mixed bag of factory bench worker's artistry cannot be compared fairly against that of a properly set up CNC. ;)
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    Mar West

    Well, well.

    After mostly giving up hope for ever finding this absolutely classic recording in anything other than vinyl, lo and behold this appears.

    "Mar West" is one of a quartet of great...
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    Re: Gilchrist Mandolins, is there a best year?

    Here is an article I wrote that provides an earlier perspective on your question (written in 2004):

    Gilchrist owners and admirers came from near and far to attend Gil-Fest. A record number of...
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    Re: Science of Sound?

    There are so very many factors at stake here that space is insufficient. Suffice to say that 'science' (its methodology, philosophy and cultural context) is but one view on phenomena. The science...
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    Re: Griffith Loar A-5 drawings?

    Let me just say this, and only once. The only thing secret and special about the Loar A5 is that there is nothing secret and special about the Loar A5. If you have a Loar era snakehead mandolin of...
  17. Re: How would a Randy Woods bridge compare to a Cumberland Acous

    I use both. Very fine quality on average and it's not worth time comparing them, IMHO.~o)
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    Re: started my journeyL

    Bon voyage, Tommy, you can't beat a bit of Wildwood Flower. This was one of the first tunes I ever learned, from Jack Tottle's book. Now I had to play it again:
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