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    Re: Tips for fairly new Mando players

    As has been mentioned PRACTICE!

    I also would recommend lessons, you'll learn a lot, and having a teacher to bounce questions/ideas off of can help your playing dramatically.
    When I first started...
  2. Aluminum saddle on vintage Gibson ovals

    I've seen a few 1919-1920 era A3's with an aluminum saddle, and was wondering how and if these saddles effect the tone of the instrument.

    I imagine it would accentuate the high end, but I could...
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    Re: Naming your Mandolin

    Right there with you brother....I refer to mine as The Duff and The Vessel.
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    Re: St. Anneís Reel

    Great work!

    IMO playing it nice and slow showcases the beauty of the tune.

    I see you're in SC...I grew up in Boalsburg, but have been in NorCal since '96.....small world!
  5. Thread: Straps

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    Re: Straps

    Own two as well. They are beautiful and Alan is a pleasure to work with.
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    Re: Which bridge should I get?

    I would get in touch with Steve at Cumberland and see what he would recommend.

    He'll steer you in the right direction!
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    Re: Collings MT2 Review

    That is a GREAT sounding MT2!

    Really beautiful.....it's a Collings.... of course it's beautiful...and dig that it has a James tailpiece.

    Congrats and enjoy!
  8. Re: John Reischman & The Jaybirds, Deep End Sessions

    I think he may have had it on loan for a little while. I asked Patrick about the A5 last year and he said it's probably or IS, memory is hazy, the best Loar he's had the chance to play.

    Last I...
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    Re: Top 5 Sam Bush tracks

    Completely agree!
    I always admired Sam's playing on this record, and have tried to steal as much as possible from it!
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    Re: Post a pic of your cat sleeping in your case

    178917

    Late to the game......Minke loves the Calton.
  11. Re: Strap attachment - A style, no body button

    I do as well.....I play with the strap on the shoulder and not around my neck, so no balance problems for me.
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    Re: Finger Ease

    I did a few clinics in the past with guitar player Kenny Smith.
    He said the first thing he does when he picks up an instrument, is to warm up using only the slightest touch with his fretting hand,...
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    Re: Reverb acquired by Etsy...

    I believe Etsy is worth almost 8 billion dollars.....whatever that means.
  14. Re: Article: Playback - D'Addario's String Recycling In a Nutshel

    Just sent in 3.5 pounds today.

    Great program, and glad they lowered the minimum for the next month!
  15. Re: Gibson threatening the mandolin and guitar luthier community

    Bill.....you ARE the man! ;)
  16. Re: Gibson threatening the mandolin and guitar luthier community

    This really ticks me off.......:disbelief:
  17. Re: Post A picture of your favorite "A" model

    My Duff A5. Very powerful and versatile instrument. Loud and woody......yep!

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    Re: Stew-Mac style A kit build

    That looks great!
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    Re: Cumberland Acousticís

    Steve is the man!

    I had him refret an A5L with EVO and make a custom pickguard for it as well.....Steve and his team did an amazing job!

    Sent it from California, and got it back in 2 weeks,...
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    Re: Leon Redbone - RIP

    One of the greatest guitar players and entertainers of our age. Could play it all.... and play it all at the highest level.

    RIP Leon! :mandosmiley:
  21. Really good info! Thanks Scott and Mike.

    Really good info!

    Thanks Scott and Mike.
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    Re: Looking for wooden strap button

    The company that makes the buttons in the links above is Iluak Ivory.

    They make very nice, high quality buttons. If you install one of theirs, be sure to use the tap they provide.
    I had a buddy...
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    Re: Gibson F-5L thoughts

    Kevin, aka mandomutt, has an approval period on sales but not on trades.

    IMO David Harvey signed F5L's, are probably gonna sound really good, if not great, based on the 4-5 I've played.

    YMMV
  24. Re: Anyone Know where I can find a used Gilchrist

    I'm not seeing it.....what I am seeing are the pegs to hold a pickguard/finger rest, and a reflection by the neck joint?
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    Re: CF and wood?

    If it is....that is some special wood.
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