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  1. Re: How to attach a strap when using a tailpiece without an end p

    Mandroid, I was thinking #3 was the best option too. It looks like a trip to the Tandy leather store is in my future.

    Grandcanyonminstrel, I know what you are saying but I'm having a hard time...
  2. Re: How to attach a strap when using a tailpiece without an end p

    Thanks Mike.
  3. How to attach a strap when using a tailpiece without an end pin?

    So, I have a '23 GIbson Ajr that has a cloud tailpiece without an end pin. Any suggestions on how to attach a strap?

    Cheers,
    Jim
  4. Thread: MilkDrive

    by Jimmijames
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    Re: MilkDrive

    I saw these guy's a couple weeks back here in Colorado Springs. A great show for sure!

    Dennis is also the son of Tony Ludiker, fiddler extrodinare and all around great guy.
  5. Re: Replacing a cast Eastman tailpiece with a stamped one.

    All of the above. I've had the mandolin for a while and want to try something different.
  6. Replacing a cast Eastman tailpiece with a stamped one.

    Hello All,

    I want to try a stamped tail piece on my Eastman 515 but I would hate to fill the old holes and redrill the mandolin to find out I don't like the stamped one.

    Has anyone found a...
  7. Re: Post in this thread, get a chance to win a Cafe ball cap

    Yes, Please.
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    Re: V-Picks Giveaway

    Please count me in.
  9. Re: Going to Denver Monday, any suggestions on where to visit?

    If you have time, check out in Tejon Street Music in Colorado Springs. It's about an hour from Denver. They have Eastman's, Loar's, a Gibson and a few Collings.
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    And yet another tailpiece question.

    Here's something I've been asking myself. Maybe others can chime in.

    It seems one of the big benefits to using a cast tailpiece is quick string changes. I also hear they don't change the sound. If...
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    Re: Free V-Picks - Right Here

    I want that.
  12. Re: Wow, who's going to the MMarshall/DAnger/Vasen show tonight?

    We're going to see them tonight, March 13th.
  13. Thread: Blue grass

    by Jimmijames
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    Re: Blue grass

    Has anyone used "Teach Yourself Bluegrass Mandolin", by Andy Statman yet?
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    Singing and playing.

    Hello All,

    I have a hard time talking and playing at the same time. I can't even think about singing and playing.

    What's the trick?

    Cheers,
    Jim
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    Re: G string resonance on a tune

    When I'm playing I will often hear my second mandolin vibrate (even when it is in the case). I'm guessing it's the same phenomenon or maybe it's just the second mandolins way humming along with the...
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    Re: Mike Compton's pick grip

    Could someone take a picture? I'm having a hard time visualizing.

    Jim
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    Re: Mandolin themed calendars

    I guess I didn't search hard enough.

    Thanks for the info.

    Jim
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    Mandolin themed calendars

    One week into the new year and I just realized I need a new calendar. Has anyone seen calendars a mandolin theme for sale?

    Cheers,
    Jim
  19. Thread: Mumidity

    by Jimmijames
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    Re: Mumidity

    Hello all,

    I just started having problems with buzzing at the 10th fret as well. I put a humidifier in the case and still haven't seen any changes. will the issue eventually "fix" its self or will...
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    Re: Punch Brothers in Boulder Colorado

    Barry,

    I made it up to Boulder for the show last night too. I would have to agree. Awesome show. I would have to put in my top five favorite concerts. I went to see Chris but was blown away by the...
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    Re: High or low action.

    Thanks everyone for the advice.
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    High or low action.

    So, I'm still kind of new to mandolin set up. I come from an electric guitar background. I'm used to the string action being as low as possible. I took my mando to the local mando repair guy (I'm...
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    Introductions.

    Hello All,

    I'm a newbie here. I've been lurking for a while and decided to join in. You have a great forum here. Everyone seems to be very passionate about the mandolin and very helpful to each...
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