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    Re: Do you mandoke?

    I too use Band in a Box. Jack Tuttle has a zip file of over 100 tunes you can download and load in. I play along all the time when I'm learning a tune, when I'm not trying to play with a tabledit...
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    Re: Bach Cello Suite #1- Starting Off Right?

    Well, there are several mandolin and mandocello renditions on YouTube, demonstrating that although there is more than one correct way of playing the piece, there are also many unsatisfactory ways. I...
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    Identify tune

    Does anyone know what the first tune in this video is?

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XFweqgbV54k

    I just happened to stumble on identifying the second one: it's "Nahatlatch"
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    Re: Homemade Leather Mando Strap

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    Re: Homemade Leather Mando Strap

    A few years ago, I bought a length of bison leather and did a "slit braiding" on it. I like it.:)

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    Re: how long should i practice?

    This is your neighbor. Enough is enough. Knock it off! :mad:
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    Re: Homemade Leather Mando Strap

    The ones I've been making over the last few years have evolved a little. My latest efforts are the most pleasing.
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    Re: Homemade Leather Mando Strap

    I made one for my Ellis "A" style which was ok,but the one i had made is much better. Here's the way i fitted it to the mandolin. After deciding the length,i simply punched two holes through the...
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    Re: Dismantle all the strings

    You can mark the "footprint" of the bridge base with some blue painter's tape, so there is no question where it goes.
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    New Pava Oval Hole

    This just posted on Ellis Mandolins Facebook page with the caption:

    "Something new from the Pava line. An Oval."

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    Introducing the Sorensen AX

    I've posted a few pictures of the new AX in the white, but wanted to give the full rundown now that it is completed and headed out into the world.

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    As I mentioned previously, I was...
  12. Gil, Dude, Brentrup, Duff, Stanley, Collings, Pheonix, & Brunk

    Hi Mando geeks,

    Below is a list of the make and models in order played. Feel free to leave comments.
    1-Kentucky F-5
    2-Collings MF5
    3-Pheonix Standard
    4-Stanley V-5c
    5-Gilchrist Model 5...
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    Re: Afraid to play for others - advice?

    on the journey to excellent, enjoy medium! I know that I'm stuck at some medium level of competency. I'm o.k. with that. I screw up (usually clams). I am to the point where I can keep a steady...
  14. Tab Reader's Guide to Standard Notation

    Here's an revised copy of John McGann's Guitar and Mandolin Tablature Reader's Guide to Standard Notation. I just edited it to get the pages in correct order.
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    Re: Arpeggio Excercises and improv materials?

    You can look at my free PDF book called "Mandolin and Fiddle Improvisation Using the Chord Tone Scale". Available at both my web sites below.
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    Re: Tabledit! Newbies, read this!

    Howdy Bruce,

    If you don't already know, there's a little "m" in the bottom right corner of the screen in both Tabledit and Tefview that lets you cycle thru tab and/or notation. Try it out.
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    Bach Prelude in C Major BWV 846

    This one's the C Major Prelude from the Well-Tempered Klavier. I wanted to play it on my new mandola (there is a thread all about the instrument here), so I made an arrangement. Quite a few of the...
  18. Re: Mandozine "Arpeggios - David Grisman" chart or good alternati

    Yes, I am able to open .tef files.

    Now I see some of the fingerings indicated in the music notation staff (not the tab staff). However, it does not indicate the complete fingerings. Even so, it...
  19. Re: Mandozine "Arpeggios - David Grisman" chart or good alternati

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    Here are 2 of the files in pdf, if it worked. if not I'lltry again later.

    FYI, you should really download the free tabledit viewer. The wealth of available files here and on...
  20. Re: 1st Bach cello suite tab for mandocello or mandola?

    Jim provided a link to the cello suites for violin. In case that link goes bad years from I'm going to attach the copy Mike Marshall sent me which I believe they're one and the same. That way they'll...
  21. Re: Mandozine "Arpeggios - David Grisman" chart or good alternati

    It's called Position Studies http://www.mandozine.com/music/tabledit_files/PositionStudies-Grisman.tef

    Or

    Arpeggios - Minimum Daily Requirements...
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    Re: Band in a Box

    go here

    http://homepage.ntlworld.com/d.k.marshall/

    ..............."you can download the complete set of "sgu" files in allsgu.zip , including my bluegrass style file 5string.sty and variations...
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