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    Re: Quality of Harley Benton vs Eastwood/Revelation?

    I have a clearwater emando, and I'm very happy with it... In fact, I spend a lot of time on it (change the fretboard, the nut, the pickups, shield all the cavity, check all the wiring...) and it can...
  2. Thread: Home made pickup

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    Re: Home made pickup

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    Here are the pickups on my mando... I used then for all concerts last year and it was great.
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    Re: My last build : a tribute to the Telecaster

    Nice instrument !
    Nicely done. Why did you choose ashwood (frêne) ? For the beauty of the wood or some acoustic properties ?
    And why didn't you swap the white plastic toggle from the selector with...
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    Re: Home made pickup

    Here's another pick up....
    It works very well too !
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  5. Re: Anybody use alternate tunings on their mandolin?

    I use a fc'g'd'' tuned mandolin to play with a Bflat clarinet player : I can play his scores easily this way (when the clarinet plays a C it sounds Bflat, as do my mando tuned this way.)
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    Re: a8 godin what strings do you like ?

    I always use d'Addario J67 (I use these strings on my Kasuga as well).
  7. Thread: Home made pickup

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    Re: Home made pickup

    https://youtu.be/bf8_R2hvqis
    Here's the test of my pickup.
    I play the original mic first, then I play my homemade pick up.
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    Re: Home made pickup

    My gauge : 0.063. In fact, my counter does not work as well as expected, so the number of turns may be between 7000 & 10000 ! The resistance is 5,6 K.
  9. Thread: Home made pickup

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    Re: Home made pickup

    162796 Here's my sewwinding machine !
    162797 and the pickup is almost done.
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    Re: Home made pickup

    Yesterday, I succeeded in building a counter, using a cheap pocket calculator and a magnetic contact used for house alarms...
    And it work's ! My winder will be an old sewing machine...
    I will share...
  11. Thread: Home made pickup

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    Re: Home made pickup

    Thanks... In fact, I'm exactly ot this stage : the winding !

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    Home made pickup

    Hello, I'm looking for informations about homemade pickup for e-mando.
    I planned to built my own pickuo (to replace the pickups on my Clearwater mandolin).
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    Re: Eastwood Rickenbacker

    Up...
    No report ?
    Even on emando.com ???
    So bad !
  14. Re: Any one have experience with a Giggle 8 String Electric mando

    I have quite the same instrument (with the Clearwater brand).
    It need a full setup and a new set of pickups to be a decent mando, but if you can do it by yourself, it worth it...
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    Re: Pineapple rag - Scott Joplin

    Here's the second part. I transpose it too, in order to preserve the feeling.


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    Re: Pineapple rag - Scott Joplin

    I'm working on the last parts of this wonderful tune ! I'll post the tabs as soon as it will be ready. :mandosmiley:
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    Pineapple rag - Scott Joplin

    The original version was a little too difficult for me... So I transpose this tune 3 semitones lower... It makes it a lot easier !
    The result is in the attachment.
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    Re: Raga and indian music theory

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    Some years ago, I began to play indian music with a sitar player. I wrote down some data I find from the internet and other books (Ravi Shankar autobiography and some other books) to have a...
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    Re: Almuse "Aggressor" 4 pole pick up

    :grin:My son was playing with my wahwah pedal when I was playing the mandolin... (His top head appears at the end of the video)...
    I thought it was funny, so I don't re-record the tune...
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    Re: Almuse "Aggressor" 4 pole pick up

    Another vids with this pickup :

    https://youtu.be/8pPIF-bgPU4

    https://youtu.be/spDvei_Dahw
    No weak E string with the agressor. (The mando is a Moongazer "Déjà Vu" kit).
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    Re: Almuse "Aggressor" 4 pole pick up

    I use a 5 pole Agressor pickup on these vids :


    https://youtu.be/o7qIWrpYkbg

    https://youtu.be/bmRvGYs9vxE

    https://youtu.be/6u0F-CNrucI

    I like this pickup. It has a very high output level.
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    Athlete rag - Is it really a ragtime ?

    If you play this tune, it will obviuosly sound familiar to you... But is it really a ragtime ?
    It seems so...
  23. Thread: Show your cboms!

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    Re: Show your cboms!

    I love the little picture right under the soundhole of these waldzithers !
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    Re: Show your cboms!

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    I finished the refurbishing of this waldzither last week... I'm just waiting for the string to start playing it !
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    Re: My tribute to Nigel Gatherer

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    I learn the mandolin using Mr Gatherer advices...
    Thank you, Nigel :)
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