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    Re: Daley or Collings

    I have owned both. I had a Collings A (MT) which was a great mandolin. I now own a Daley Classic F5. The Collings really is good. It has a distinct sound which I thought was a bit heavy on the...
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    Re: Silver Angel owners

    I am currently selling my Silver Angel R2 (2-point) so I have to be careful here. I do not want anyone to think that I'm posting for my own gain. I am only selling because I purchased a Daley f...
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    Re: Choosing a builder

    I too own a Daley and agree with Rick (GEFool). I think that Sim builds a terrific, classic sounding mandolin. I own a Red Spruce Classic that has that "dry" traditional sound. I have also played...
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    Re: Visiting Memphis Soon

    There are quite a few jams here in Memphis. The largest ones are in Collierville on Friday nights and on Saturdays at a local church. Check out the Memphis Area Bluegrass Association at...
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    Just to throw another piece of spruce into the...

    Just to throw another piece of spruce into the fire, if you are at IBMA and Sim Daley is there, take a look at his mandolins. There are 4 of them floating around here in Memphis and IMO, they can...
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    I will be in Fort Smith next week and wondered if...

    I will be in Fort Smith next week and wondered if there are any local bluegrass jams.
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    Uh-Huh, That's Right. Tigers and Daleys go...

    Uh-Huh, That's Right. Tigers and Daleys go hand-in-hand! A winning combination! http://www.mandolincafe.net/iB_html/non-cgi/emoticons/mandosmiley.gif
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    GO TIGERS GO! It's a Memphis-Thang!

    GO TIGERS GO! It's a Memphis-Thang!
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    Well John, didn't I tell you that I've gone for...

    Well John, didn't I tell you that I've gone for the purple sunburst latex finish on my new Daley? No distress here. Just shine, shine, shine. Wait til you see it!

    Karen...
  10. Thread: Hearing aids

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    Sadly, I have seen with hearing aids, the same...

    Sadly, I have seen with hearing aids, the same thing that I have seen with textbooks, drugs, and medical equipment. #Millons are spent on marketing, party-thowing, giveaways, etc. #Sadly, the...
  11. Thread: Hearing aids

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    Be very careful of the term "Audiologist". There...

    Be very careful of the term "Audiologist". There are hearing aid dealers that call themselves "Audiologists" (I believe Hearing or Hearing-Aid Audiologists). They do not necessarily have a graduate...
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    Even though I am a woman with small hands and...

    Even though I am a woman with small hands and short fingers, I prefer a larger neck with lots of radius. It seems to keep my hand from cramping on those chop chords. I too am having a mandolin built...
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    Well, I am happy to report that my Daley Classic...

    Well, I am happy to report that my Daley Classic (f style) is nearing completion. I though about a Calton case but I really do not think that I need that right now. I'm not jumping on any planes...
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    I am searching for a good lightweight case for a...

    I am searching for a good lightweight case for a new mandolin. I currently own a travelite which seems to offer a good deal of protection. I have been looking online at the TKL Zero Gravity case, the...
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    As a person who goes to Moutain View quite a bit,...

    As a person who goes to Moutain View quite a bit, I finnd the atmosphere there to be great. While bluegrass is the main genre there, you will hear other types of music played throughout the town...
  16. Thread: Gibson goldrush

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    Thanks Big Joe. That means alot coming from you....

    Thanks Big Joe. That means alot coming from you. Since I know that you are familiar with Gibsons, would you describe the sound as classic Gibson or a bit different? I seem to have read somewhere that...
  17. Thread: Gibson goldrush

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    I am considering the purchase of a Gibson...

    I am considering the purchase of a Gibson Goldrush mandolin. I really like the looks of this mandolin but have only played one that Gibson had on display at SPBGMA last year. It was a great sounding...
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    Thanks Nick. I am very familiar with Rogers. My...

    Thanks Nick. I am very familiar with Rogers. My folks have a house out on Beaver Lake just outside of Rogers. Don't know if I can make it on a Sat. night on this trip but will keep that in mind for...
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    Thanks Ron. I am very familiar with Turkey Track....

    Thanks Ron. I am very familiar with Turkey Track. Been there several times and hope to be there in the Fall. This time however, I will be in Fort Smith after Turkey Track. It's a great pickin though....
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    Are there any regular jams in the Fort Smith, AR...

    Are there any regular jams in the Fort Smith, AR area? I will be there in few weeks.
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    I've owned a Weber Yellowstone for about 3 years...

    I've owned a Weber Yellowstone for about 3 years now. I had it custom built and think that it's a great mandolin. It came x-braced because I really didn't know the difference between that and tone...
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    Just found some info that I downloaded from...

    Just found some info that I downloaded from Gibson when I bought the mando in 2002. The Performer Series from 1995 (including the Festival F) apparently had tone bar bracing.
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    I do not have a dental mirror so I'm hoping...

    I do not have a dental mirror so I'm hoping someone has an answer for me. I think that all Flatirons were x-braced but can't be positive about that.
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    I need some info from the Flatiron Guru's. I have...

    I need some info from the Flatiron Guru's. I have a 1995 Festival F listed in the classifieds and just got an email from someone asking if it was x-braced or had tone bars. I don't know the answer....
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    Thanks Scott. That is exactly what I was trying...

    Thanks Scott. That is exactly what I was trying to say.

    Karen
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