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  1. Re: Gibson one piece and three piece mandocello necks

    I assume you are talking about instruments made over 100 years ago?
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    Re: Goldtone BZ-500 setup

    No, zero frets should not be higher if the truss rod is adjusted properly. Why is that you ask? Well - once you fret it, is the next fret lower or the same height? I've been at the bench for 40...
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    Re: Bouzouki with extremely high action

    Pictures would be a BIG help.
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    Re: Just so excited!!!

    United Nations of Clamps.
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    Re: tone woods for Octave Mandolin

    Go with mahogany. It's less expensive, and exhibits a terrific sound.
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    Re: Flat top Mandocello?

    Santa Cruz Guitars offers a mandocello.... Obviously a flattop.
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    Re: Just so excited!!!

    As a general rule, a longer scale means better tone and tuning.... But, you do have to be able to play it.
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    Re: Just so excited!!!

    ^^^ Yup. That is cool. No doubt about it. ^^^
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    Re: Just so excited!!!

    Hey, some of us are busy. I've been making my nephews wait almost 2 years for custom guitars.
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    Re: Guitar strings on a GBOM?

    Strings are not self aware, and do not know they are even strings - let alone know what instrument they are on.
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    Re: Gibson K 4 Mandocello

    Sounds like a beast from the past - powerful and alive. Very nice.
    Color me green with envy.
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    Re: Gibson K 4 Mandocello

    Link no workee.
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    Re: Pango Mandocello

    Okay, thanks. Filed for future reference.
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    Re: Pango Mandocello

    How much cheaper with no finish?
  15. Re: What should i'l buy to clean the neck and the frets?

    If you live near an Ace hardware, a Menards, a Lowes, or a Home Depot - you can find ALL the colors of Scotchbrite from super fine to rough as a wad of wood shavings. Don't bother with the green....
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    Re: Feeling guitar bodied Mandocello

    That is NOT what the page says - it says "solid spruce top". That does not imply carved, and I've run into instruments before with the same words - and it meant laminate.
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    Re: Tenor ukulele for a CBOM player?

    Check my thread elsewhere on this forum...
    https://www.mandolincafe.com/forum/threads/143582-Mando-Uke-conversion?highlight=finn
  18. Re: Heads up! Nitrocellulose products dwindling

    If you want to talk about meaningless terms - try enamel...
  19. Re: Gibson threatening the mandolin and guitar luthier community

    I'm late to the party here on this forum, but I can tell you that the internet's hair is on fire over that Agnesi vid and the Dean lawsuit. I haven't seen anyone defend Gibson's position with any...
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    Re: 12 string half-mandocello.

    I have loved Fripp's New Standard Tuning for a long time. Used to keep a Les Paul around with the proper string gauge and tuning just to experiment with. Also, as I remember - he had students playing...
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    Re: LR Baggs for Mandocello

    Baggs has made good stuff since the 80's.
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    Re: Gold Tone Mandocello

    Probably.... But it could be a single high or low fret.
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    Re: Gold Tone Mandocello

    I owned one of the first GoldTone Mandocello's in the country, and the action at the nut was very high. It did not have a zero fret, it was equipped with a Zero Glide nut which are a very poor...
  24. Re: Gibson Mandocello - A Beauty from the 20's

    Yummy.
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    Re: Mando Uke conversion

    Sorry I haven't been back, guys - computer ate the mother board.

    I neglected to mention it was tuned A, E, B, F# from low to high... So, not a mandolin or mandola.... But so far no one can tell...
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