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    Re: Mandolin Considerations -- Add to my List

    Friend of mine is considering selling a very nice Muth F5 for about $4K through the Cafe. Canadian maker with a long wait list. I played it the other night. They are really good value.
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    Send 2 Chainz to Kaufman Kamp

    Too good.
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dQtsV8lSWDE&feature=youtu.be
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    Re: East Tennessee Blues

    Me too.
  4. Re: Musical Instruments To Be Exempt From Restrictions

    Great news, but the devil is in the details. Scouring the CITES site now for more info.
  5. Re: John Reischman & The Jaybirds, Deep End Sessions

    Jim Nunally has gone on to pursue other projects. See: https://www.nellandjim.com
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    Re: Free Waterloo Mandolin

    Yup.
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    Re: Brazilian rosewood for mandolins?

    I have a Stan Miller with Brazilian rosewood back, sides and neck, with CITES certificate. A fine instrument that compares well to my previous Heidens, Gilchrist and Red Diamond. 177998177999178000
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    I need one of these

    Theorbo, anyone?

    https://youtu.be/eVabz8LneI4
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    Re: Weight of mandolin

    My F model with rosewood back, sides, neck and Engleman top weights 1,118 grams.
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    Re: Straight Up Stings - Review and Question

    My experience that it depends on the instrument. On my Red Diamond they sounded great. On my Gilchrist A, not so much.
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    Re: Stan Miller mandolins

    I am now the very happy owner of this fine mandolin.
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    Re: Left Forearm Pain

    I bought a Theraband flexbar and within three days I was almost back to normal. Within a week I was pain free. I now use it only occasionally if I get a flare-up. I used a blue Theraband (they also...
  13. Thread: Mucho mandos

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    Re: Mucho mandos

    What year is #71? Mine is #48 from 2009.
  14. Thread: Mucho mandos

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    Re: Mucho mandos

    My dog would like your cat. He likes cats.
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    Re: Mucho mandos

    Yes, I bought the Miller rosewood from Barry. It is powerful. The other Miller mandola (maple) is owner by a friend. Another friend of ours has a Miller rosewood mandola. So when we get together,...
  16. Thread: Mucho mandos

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    Mucho mandos

    A mandolin jam, and then this happened...
    L to R: Miller F rosewood, Red Diamond Reischman signature model, Miller mandola, Gilchrist Model 3 (1997), 1924 Gibson A4 snakehead.

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    Re: Hearing yourself in a loud jam

    Actually a lamp shade, so "shady character" more apropos.
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    Hearing yourself in a loud jam

    Hands down the best personal monitor available. Great for loud jam sessions. Not recommended for vocalists.

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    Re: Left Forearm Pain

    Thanks to MandoMN18 for starting this thread. I have also been diagnosed with tennis elbow. Playing the mando hurts like hell, as well as guitar. Fiddle not so bad. I may try the Theraband flexbars....
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    Re: In Praise of Michael Heiden

    I had #21 (Engleman top, 1995) and #66 (spruce top, 2002). I now have a Gilchrist A (1997) but still miss the Heidens.
  21. Re: IBMA Mandolin Player of the Year Finalists for 2018

    I am listening to the live stream of Rockygrass. Playing now are Alison Brown, Becky Buller, Sierra Hull, Missy Raines and Molly Tuttle. Sally Van Meter and Phoebe Hunt joined for the encores. If...
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    Re: The rules according to Bill Monroe

    I once interviewed Bill for a radio show about 1982 and asked him what he thought about "newgrass" players.
    "A lot of 'em put a lot of notes in there that really don't belong," he said. "Try to...
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    Re: Guitar-maker Gibson Brands files for bankruptcy

    "Juszkiewicz ... is known as a temperamental executive, once inviting company executives to join him shooting up Fender Stratocasters at a gun range.” ...
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    Re: Folk Alliance International - Kansas City

    I once carried Sam Bush's mandolin.
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    Re: Folk Alliance International - Kansas City

    The Custom Medium set, perhaps? Just got a half a dozen.
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