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    Re: Fishman M200 / M100

    Door #3... :whistling:

    My installed pickup is Schertler .. it's a contact dynamic microphone, so goes into the mixer like any other mic.

    Its signal is Strong, so with an impedance matching...
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    Re: High marks for Schaller GrandTunes

    Stew Mac Sells the Grommet bushings that are more traditional.. It's what the Waverly kit includes , I believe..
    so using the Schaller ones is Optional ..
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    Re: Carbon Fiber Mandolin Raffle

    Happy with my Mix Carbon A5.. It's on its second set of frets now.. Peter used conventional Ebony fingerboards ..
    so the refret was easy for those skilled in that tradition..
  4. Re: Why did Gibson return to Paddleheads after Snakeheads?

    The A 50, A 40 & EM150 were all neo 'paddle heads' . [but guitar-ish peghead shaped]

    :popcorn:
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    Re: Tail piece repair

    http://emando.com/builders_inactive/Hodson.htm
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    Re: Tail piece repair

    Thanks, PM sent ... :grin:
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    Re: High marks for Schaller GrandTunes

    Their Preceding tuners worked fine, I have several A & 1 F tuner of theirs..
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    Re: A Style in case for F style

    You'll have extra space .. inside .. now Eastman fiberglass cases fit F 4 & 5 & A 4 & 5..

    ( I have an A5 only Eastman FG Case for my Mix A5.. they quit making them )

    F is just added Blocks of...
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    Re: Tail piece repair

    I see mcmasters has a square foot of precise thickness shim stock , a bit pricy ,
    when I just need a 2x2 inch square piece..

    I have A hacksaw + Jeweler's saw frames & blades to cut...
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    Re: Tail piece repair

    It's thin ,8mm, it cracked from metal fatigue, Vibrations .. I want another piece of brass or bronze sheet 1mm thick
    to laminate it to the tailpiece sheet metal with silver solder doubling it and...
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    Tail piece repair

    I need to repair my D'jangolin tailpiece ..

    do I have no choice but to order a 2" square piece of 1mm thick brass from China?

    :disbelief:
  12. Re: Will I Notice A Difference? Gibson 1917 vs 1922-34

    I think '22 saw the introduction of the truss rod .. starting at the top A/F4 ..

    My A4 has but the brown A 0 does not.
  13. Re: Why did Gibson return to Paddleheads after Snakeheads?

    Why (?) Would have to come from the Company , not the Spectators in the Bleachers .
    the question is often asked of those not making the decision ..

    But back to your various opinions .. ~o)...
  14. Re: Need Help with String Choice for Sweaty Hands

    Non Ferrous, Bronze + O2 'oxidizing' etc. is corrosion , only Iron & steel "Rust"..

    High nickel alloys like monel are corrosion resistant wrapped around a steel core wire ,

    it will still...
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    Re: Collings Vs. Northfield Vs. Kelley

    So You can't wait until you can get together, someplace, and try out each others mandolins .. I gather ..

    :whistling: :popcorn:
  16. Thread: stand or sit?

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    Re: stand or sit?

    Sitting around a table with a pint on it, swapping tunes , is where I get out of the house.

    though not in this last year .. Pandemic is still an issue..

    As is rights and royalties...
  17. Thread: Fern?

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    Re: Fern?

    & Fern 'fiddle heads' are the Original scroll of Nature.. forest asparagus any one?

    http://www.marksdailyapple.com/how-to-cook-fiddlehead-ferns/#axzz6rZvfMPNR
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    Re: One versus two-piece backs

    You don't 'book match' just 1 piece, you need 2.. :whistling:
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    Re: The wear of celluloid

    You can still get like 72 Fender picks for like $35.. but as old hat , not the latest thing. they get no press ..

    Its a crowded market place out there.. :whistling:
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    Re: Price Case with an odor.

    Do you have a cat? is it Male?
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    Re: Custom Gauge Strings

    Buy your strings as single gage in packs of a dozen each.. so a custom pick option .. you get 6 sets that way..
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    Re: Battery generator to run an amp

    {Generally} .. XLR is a 3 conductor microphone plug, for a twisted pair of signal wires .
    with the 3rd conductor is the braided shield wires .. that help fight RFI by being grounded (on both...
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    Re: Blue Chip pick for oval hole mandolin

    I'm fine with a pick like a Fender 346 heavy on my 1922 A4.. its an oval hole, too, of course..

    They're about 1mm thick .. So maybe a blue chip of similar shape and thickness will...
  24. Poll: Re: Vintage Flatiron Performer A (1993, Bozeman) vs Eastman MD305

    N+1 is always a solution..
  25. Thread: Mandolindo

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    Re: Mandolindo

    Your right hand palm?

    I had to look it up to see what you were talking about .. .. Nice
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