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    Re: Free Waterloo Mandolin

    I bought a Waterloo guitar about one year ago, and I love it. I have been eyeing those Waterloo mandolins. I think this is a great idea.
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    Re: Who remembers this, from 10 years ago???

    Wow! I remember this project very well. I worked in the media relations office at Rice University at the time. I was invited to meet the students and even played some of the mandolins, which was a...
  3. I just ordered this EP. I really love it. Andrew,...

    I just ordered this EP. I really love it. Andrew, I liked your rendition of Jerusalem Ridge. Earl Grey in the Morn and then Coffee and a Good Book fit my morning perfectly. I am stuck in the house in...
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    Re: An open letter to Classifieds users

    Thanks Scott.
  5. Re: U.S. DoT Issues Final Rule - Air Travel with Musical Instrume

    Hi everyone,

    I a traveling to Japan in May on United Airlines from Houston to Narita. I plan to take my Weber with me as carry on. I have flown with it in the U.S. and never had trouble, but...
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    Re: Post a pic of your cat sleeping in your case

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    This is Mary Manning's cat called Strummer. He took a fancy to my mandolin case during practice. He is sweet as can be but looks a bit frightening in this pic.
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    Re: Sad news to report

    I admired Butch so much on so many levels. My condolences to his family and friends.
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    Luthiers I have known

    Bill Grahams story about the luthier who knows how to take his time got me to thinking about some of the luthiers I have known. When it comes to my musical education about instruments an old adage...
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    Re: Help getting started

    I have just recently decided to learn more than just bluegrass and old time, which I have been playing a long time. I asked myself where can I get some information for a beginner Celtic player. Then...
  10. Thread: Eastmans

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    Here is my two cents worth. I have an Eastman...

    Here is my two cents worth. I have an Eastman 615, which was a step up from my Fender. I ordered it my mail in 2005. It is a good mandolin. I did lots of checking and asking people about mid-range...
  11. I second your comments about Kelly Lancaster. He...

    I second your comments about Kelly Lancaster. He is a great guy and fantastic picker. He is competing on mandolin at Winfield this year. He is up there now.

    And Matt good luck finding a band. You...
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    I will check it out along with the other...

    I will check it out along with the other recommendations. I really appreciate. I have played live in Second Life....once....and had trouble with the volume with my instrument, which was micd. I will...
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    I am seeking a new audio software package to use...

    I am seeking a new audio software package to use with Windows XP operating system to record music. I have been using Audio Editor pro, but the support is terrible, and I am tired of fighting with it....
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    I have a very similar mandolin to that old...

    I have a very similar mandolin to that old no-name like yours. However near the joint of the neck and body, there is an ivoroid insert on the fret board that says "Burton." I will try to post a...
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    I am a Mandolin Cafe lurker, so I think that...

    I am a Mandolin Cafe lurker, so I think that disqualifies me from winning. But I hope who ever won remembers to check their email. I better start saving my pocket change eat more Raman noodles to...
  16. Thread: Rice university

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    Actually, the fretless mandolin is nice and it...

    Actually, the fretless mandolin is nice and it had good sustain when played by the cello player----and yes she used a pick not a bow. I got good sustain out of it too, but I had trouble finding the...
  17. Thread: Rice university

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    I went to the exhibit at the architecture school....

    I went to the exhibit at the architecture school. You all would love it. Each builder had a detailed poster outlining the woods used and the design elements.

    I played two of the mandolins. The...
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    you might be a mandolin player if your buddy says...

    you might be a mandolin player if your buddy says "look at that eye candy" and you expect to see a beautiful mandolin .... then you realize he is talking about a woman. (That happened to me...I still...
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    My family bought my nephew an A-style mandolin...

    My family bought my nephew an A-style mandolin while he was visiting me in Houston, because he showed so much interest in my mandolins. I gave him everything he needs to enjoy his instrument,...
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    I've never been kicked out of a jam, but I once...

    I've never been kicked out of a jam, but I once saw a group of about 9 pickers walk away from a bass player in the middle of a song. It was weird and amazing all at the same time. I don't know what...
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