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    Re: Breaking in or Opening Up

    I have been reflecting upon what is this concept of an instrument “opening up”? As time progresses how do we “objectively“ remember how our instruments sounded yesterday, last month, last year and...
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    Re: Shout out to Collings

    You have all motivated me to take my lonely MT2V out of it’s case!
    It has been missing attention for quite sometime. Lovely tone! Bell like quality in the upper positions.
    It really sings! I’ll...
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    Re: Peghead Nation vs OAIM for ITM Lessons

    Thanks for the encouragement! I’m getting into this in my senior years......
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    Re: Peghead Nation vs OAIM for ITM Lessons

    Thanks for the feedback!
    I’m presently searching for a local teacher in Ottawa! I find value having personal feedback and interaction with a fellow human!
    How was the learning curve when you began...
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    Re: Peghead Nation vs OAIM for ITM Lessons

    Has anyone had any experience with the OAIM online Irish flute lessons?
  6. Re: Ottawa Canada Seeking interested players for mandolin orchest

    Hello Jennifer,
    Thanks for your interest and inquiry. I am sorry to tell you that due to lack of interest the group has discontinued meetings.
    Feel free to PM me if you would like any further...
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    Re: Best Android Tablet >10" for Sheet Music

    I am a PC person and Android user but have found the IPad Pro is the way to go for music along with the Ipen.
    I mainly use ForScore, iReal pro, and amazing slow downer software
    I know it is pricey...
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    Re: Introduction / Phoenix Standard

    Congrats Jimmy,
    Phoenix mandolins are super!
    I’ve had the neoclassical and traded it for the Phoenix Jazz!
    You cannot go wrong with these! The built beautifully but because they don’t look like a...
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    Re: Thank You, Collings

    Verne,
    I also had a problem with Godin product.
    My A8 mandolin neck warped so badly that my tech decided to send it to Godin. He felt the significant warpage was irreparable and the suggested the...
  10. Re: Dogal strings, Anyone tried them out and could comment?

    Jim, Thanks for joining the thread. I already have sent an email to a Bernunzio requesting information on the Dogals. I haven’t heard anything yet. If they reply I will post an update. I use...
  11. Re: Dogal strings, Anyone tried them out and could comment?

    Bob, I have the 92B on my classical. I like them a lot!
    Thanks!
  12. Dogal strings, Anyone tried them out and could comment?

    I tried a thread in the Equipment section.
    Anyone have any experience with these other Dogal strings types?
    I like the wound Dogals on my Brian Dean.
    I tried to searching for reviews without...
  13. Re: OH NO! Not another string thread!Dogal Flatwounds and half-ro

    I have used D’addario FT74 strings. I prefer the Thomastiks. The Thomastiks last much longer and have a “jazzier” feel and overall response on my Phoenix Jazz Mandolin.
  14. OH NO! Not another string thread!Dogal Flatwounds and half-rounds

    I love the Dogal RW92’s on my Brian Dean for classical!
    Anyone have any experience with these other Dogal strings types?
    I tried to searching for information and reviews without success.
    Do you...
  15. Trillium Octave Internal K&K twin spot “sweet spot” location

    I just received my K & K twin spot as recommended by the builder.
    If anyone has had this type of pickup installed in their Octave mandolins I would welcome any recommendations to guide me to choose...
  16. Thread: Tone

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    Re: Tone

    I happen to have the exact same tone control on my artist model!:cool:
  17. Re: Montreal Mandolin CubOur Mandolin club

    Hi All,
    Sorry but I made an error in the title of this thread! It should read Ottawa Mandolin Club not Montreal Mandolin Club.
    Please refer to this link instead which will take you to the proper...
  18. Ottawa Mandolin Cub Autumn Session begins in September

    Our Mandolin club will begin the fall session on Wednesday September 18.
    We had our inaugural sessions during the Spring of 2019 and have been meeting on a monthly basis. We welcome mandolin...
  19. Montreal Mandolin CubOur Mandolin club

    Our Mandolin club will begin the fall session on Wednesday September 18.
    We had our inaugural sessions during the Spring of 2019 and have been meeting on a monthly basis. We welcome mandolin...
  20. Re: Would you sacrifice tone for playability?

    Playability for me is the prime factor. In my opinion the easiest strings to play with are the Thomastiks. I use them on my Phoenix Jazz.
    On my classical I use Dogals which are have a softer feel. ...
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    Re: Ottawa Mandolin Club Starting Up

    Our Mandolin club will begin the fall session on Wednesday September 18.
    We had our inaugural sessions during the Spring of 2019 and have been meeting on a monthly basis. We welcome mandolin...
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    Re: Interesting video

    I think the level 7 was stolen by from 50’s mandolin Jazz players who just didn’t take the time to tune their mandolins!
    Is it good to call this the mandolin “centsical” approach to jazz harmony!
  23. Re: Ottawa Canada Seeking interested players for mandolin orchest

    Hi Tess,
    Thanks for your interest in our group.
    We have grown to a group of seven players after inaugurating the group this past spring. We are presently welcoming players of all genres of music....
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    Re: Prettiest Peghead Inlays Ever

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    This is the inlay on the the Trillium Octave mandolin.
    This is also the Provincial flower of Ontario where I live!
    Bob Abrams is the builder!
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    Re: Trillium Octave mandolin string gauge

    Follow up!
    I picked up the Trillium from my luthier who did a great job adjusting and lowering the action for me. It is strung with D’addarios EJ80s (12 22 32 46) as recommended by the builder Bob...
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