Search:

Type: Posts; User: pheffernan

Page 1 of 20 1 2 3 4

Search: Search took 0.05 seconds.

  1. Re: Want flat fretboard, at least 1 1/8" nut width. Suggestions?

    He does, but they often have a narrow 1-3/32” nut width like the linked one.
  2. Re: Want flat fretboard, at least 1 1/8" nut width. Suggestions?

    Mutt specifies a “radiused Ebony fretboard.”
  3. Re: Want flat fretboard, at least 1 1/8" nut width. Suggestions?

    So you want more than $1800, less than $7500, are open to A-styles, and prefer used? How about this one?

    https://www.mandolincafe.com/ads/146667#146667

    Or, if the scroll is a sticking point,...
  4. Replies
    5
    Views
    423

    Re: Wrong label inside my Kentucky

    This thread reminds me of the following demo by The Mandolin Store:
  5. Replies
    79
    Views
    7,304

    Re: Solo builders

    Plural, right?
  6. Re: Sam Bush playing something other than Hoss?

    I believe that’s the same F5G with a gold top like a Les Paul referenced here:

    https://www.mandolincafe.com/forum/threads/112208-Nice-video-from-Sam-Bush
  7. Replies
    15
    Views
    1,631

    Re: Jam with Jake Workman- Cherokee Shuffle

    Embedded for your convenience:
  8. Replies
    79
    Views
    7,304

    Re: Solo builders

    But where would the OP find a used Hamlett F5 in his price range? :whistling:

    http://www.mandomutt.com/products-page/mandolins/2016-hamlett-f-5
  9. Replies
    7
    Views
    336

    Re: D'Addrio picks?

    They certainly don’t last like a Blue Chip, but then Blue Chips don’t last like PEEK. Uncoated strings don’t last like coated ones, and bronze ones don’t last like monels. Everything is a compromise,...
  10. Replies
    7
    Views
    336

    Re: D'Addrio picks?

    Casein, like in a Red Bear
  11. Replies
    23
    Views
    5,047

    Re: Hester Mandolin

    Well, I know that the fever has burned hot, and the search has been extensive. I hope that you’ve found the perfect complement to your Heiden.

    John Hamlett posted recently in the builders section,...
  12. Re: We have a 3-way race: Collings vs Pava vs Gilchrist

    I’ll be interested to hear how the Gilchrist measures up against your recollections of the Black. I will confess that I have long felt that a Model 1 was my end of the road oval, but I have a hard...
  13. Replies
    29
    Views
    1,560

    Re: collecting and playing mandolins ?

    When you’re ready to unload the Sobell for the $800 you have in it — less depreciation over the last 35 years, of course — I hope to be first in line! :grin:
  14. Replies
    79
    Views
    7,304

    Re: Solo builders

    If I were you, I’d drive to Gryphon:

    https://www.mandolincafe.com/ads/150843#150843
  15. Replies
    4
    Views
    425

    Re: Tyler Mountain Strings

    Tyler Mountain is a local business owned by brothers Dave and Paul Stype who used to run “The Banjo Shop” in Hollywood (Florida). In recent years, they have become Wholesale Music Distributors,...
  16. Replies
    14
    Views
    793

    Re: Source for left-handed mandolins

    Lefty F-styles are rare to begin with and particularly so in your stated ~$1500 price range. The best I’ve seen is probably 650 miles away:
    ...
  17. Replies
    26
    Views
    2,072

    Re: A. Lawrence Smart Mandolins

    There was recently a black Smart A5 that moved quickly in the classifieds with an asking price of $3700:

    https://www.mandolincafe.com/ads/150539#150539
  18. Replies
    11
    Views
    872

    Re: Where are Pono Octave Mandolins made?

    Kilin has posted elsewhere that they are made in Indonesia and then set up in Hawaii:

    https://www.mandolincafe.com/forum/threads/123234-New-Pono-octaves!/page3
  19. Replies
    26
    Views
    2,072

    Re: A. Lawrence Smart Mandolins

    This option might be a lower priced alternative for the OP:

    https://www.mandolincafe.com/ads/150628#150628
  20. Replies
    36
    Views
    2,917

    Re: F2/F4 style mandolins?

    This one is what I had in mind: https://www.mandolincafe.com/ads/150538#150538
  21. Replies
    11
    Views
    1,091

    Re: tone woods for Octave Mandolin

    For clear, clean, and loud, I’d go with maple (or birch) over mahogany (or rosewood).
  22. Replies
    7
    Views
    1,630

    Re: A Willing Vessel

    I really do! The only other mandola on which I have logged significant time is a Smart H5, and whether due to the longer scale or Engelmann top, it has a more complex voice with lots of overtones....
  23. Replies
    79
    Views
    7,304

    Re: Solo builders

    What kind of new mandolin interests me? An oval? F-holes? A-style? Scroll?



    I have happily jumped into the unfamiliar if not the unknown. My biggest success story involved a Passernig A5 which...
  24. Thread: New tenor

    by pheffernan
    Replies
    16
    Views
    2,559

    Re: New tenor

    The 7000 series has laminate tops. I suspect that if it were solid, it would say so.
  25. Replies
    9
    Views
    1,077

    Re: Gary Vessel F5 #94

    And mandolas!

    183315
Results 1 to 25 of 500
Page 1 of 20 1 2 3 4