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    Re: Who can repair a top plate joint?

    Drew, it this a custom build?
  2. Re: What was your biggest challenge in making an F style mandolin

    I'll agree with the others who say binding being the toughest. I'll only use celluloid as abs seems harder to work. I plan to build an A model when I finally finish my current hybrid F-4. I don't...
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    Re: 1909 A4 Gibson Factory Revamped

    It's weird seeing that logo and tuner buttons together!
  4. Thread: Who?

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    Re: Who?

    A recording engineer once said I sounded like Arlo Guthrie. I had a bit of a cold at the time.
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    Re: Post a picture of what's on your bench?

    New StewMac Fret Arbor Press System to be assembled and put into use.
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    Re: Flatiron 1N neck joint?

    I loosened the strings and sure enough, there were 2 bolts attaching the neck. Unlike Taylor guitar necks, the neck is also glued on. I was curious about the type of joint as I wondered how a neck...
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    Re: Restored Gibson A jr on FB marketplace

    the Dylan song: It's all over now baby blue
    The seller said he painted the mandolin a light baby blue (I know, it looks more white)
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    Re: Collings scooped fretboard extension

    I've scooped both of my Gibson F5's, I also own a Collings MF, haven't seen the need to scoop it as the fingerboard doesn't extend so far as to get pick click.
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    Re: Flatiron 1N neck joint?

    Thanks Mike
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    Re: Flatiron 1N neck joint?

    Don, thanks. That's a good suggestion. I'll look at the neck block.
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    Re: Dec 18, 1980 signed Gibson F-5L

    Here's a photo of the label, still looks like Rich to me. It could be that Rick Brown also went by Rich, it's seems unlikely that Gibson had Rick Brown & Rich Brown working there at the same time.
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    Re: Dec 18, 1980 signed Gibson F-5L

    Possibly as it matches the timeline, it looked like Rich to me but will look again.
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    Flatiron 1N neck joint?

    Does anyone know what type of neck joint the Flatiron 1N pancake's have? Sorry if this has been covered in the past but I couldn't find anything.

    Thanks
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    Re: Dec 18, 1980 signed Gibson F-5L

    I have an F-5L that was signed by Rich Brown on April 16, 81. I took a chance on it (Ebay) knowing it needed a little work. It came with a radius fingerboard that was installed by Randy Wood. I had...
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    Restored Gibson A jr on FB marketplace

    This poor A jr suffered the humility of a rattle can, lol!

    https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/598745240927678/
  16. Re: Makes me long for the old "Photoshop This" threads

    Sorry, I had to post again to correct an error I didn't catch at the time.
  17. Re: Makes me long for the old "Photoshop This" threads

    This thread and why I love Mandolin Cafe.
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    Re: R.G. Noyes' Octave mandolin

    It might not have been clear to the moderators. Probably a good idea to say something about the ebay (or other) listing that you are sharing. Wouldn't hurt to include "NFI" as well.
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    Re: On holidays. Forgot my pick!

    I too have a key fob pick holder that is always with me. I have gone to a gig forgetting my picks but saved by my key fob.
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    Re: Merry Christmas

    Merry Christmas
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    Re: Worst scroll of the last century?

    I love this thread, here's one spotted on fb marketplace.
  22. Re: This weeks mandolin that won't get a bid or buyer

    It sounds like people have challenged him on his price but he's resolute on his prize, more from the seller:

    My Story... The Mandolin I Have for Sale...

    It is an 1898-1902 series Style A
    Built...
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    Re: Pygmy Sitar

    I get it Toona/toon wood not tune wood, lol!
  24. Re: A tuner shootout: TC Electronic Unitune vs. Peterson StroboCl

    I picked up the Peterson Stroboclip recently for the benefit of being able to use it at outdoor gigs where the light conditions can be quite bright. It is supposed to be visible in such conditions. I...
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    Re: Ebay F-4 seller with low feedback

    It sold at $2950.00, I didn't bid on it as over my budget at this time plus I need to finish my F-4 hybrid build.
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