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  1. Re: Skagg's former Gilchrist F-5 for sale - NFI

    Maybe...maybe not...the seller's probably hoping that the "was owned new by Grand Ole Opry and Country Music Hall of Fame member, Ricky Skaggs" mojo works to his $$ advantage IMHO...~o)
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    Re: John Goodin: "Ekin Avenue" (hornpipe) mandocello duet

    You were right - it did make a nice mandocello duet...thanks!
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    Re: I need some serious help...

    Looks like you have all the basic strum instructions at this point, huh? If you want to learn more songs here's a link to Dix Bruce's website; http://www.musixnow.com/

    He sells instructional...
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    Re: Sometimes You Do Get What You Want

    Now you're right in the middle of the ff hole vs/oval hole debate with a first hand comparison...cool!
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    Re: Sometimes You Do Get What You Want

    Nice looking duo you have there...and kudos to your wife for her thoughtfulness in giving you a great gift!
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    Re: Mike Marshall on Fiddle

    That was really good picking - danke für das Video!
  7. Re: Caney Creek Company - New music + Farewell For Now

    Thanks for the song - good luck in whatever directions y'all choose!
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    Re: Mandocello K-style build

    I like the black/white/black binding also and had another idea, but it may be too late for any consideration at all - maybe using the tan color for the back and sides and a lighter shade for the top?...
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    Re: Mandocello K-style build

    I was starting to wonder what color you would choose and the finish...didn't want to ask too soon. Not knowing your preference for the binding, I hope you don't mind if I qualify my color choice...
  10. Re: Bluegrass Giveaway - Mike Marshall, Tony Trischka, Michael Da

    What an opportunity - thanks!

    BTW I entered -pickmepickmepickme!!:grin:
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    Re: Mandocello K-style build

    That is a great sounding mandocello!

    I enjoy the logical approach you described while voicing the instrument. Thanks for taking the time to explain your thought process. The change from 432 to...
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    Re: Mandocello K-style build

    Hi Tomy,

    You mentioned that there was better response on the C and G strings on one tuner and better response on the D and A strings on another. I wonder if you had incorporated a place to mount...
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    Re: Del McCoury Band w/ Thile

    I like the harmony between Ronnie and Chris at the end...cool!
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    Re: Student Model Mandola for classroom?

    And BTW,,,welcome to the forum!
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    Re: Triplets Pick Direction

    You'll most likely get many opinions on pick direction as there have been other threads about it.

    But if you go to the Videos, Pictures & Sound Files section, look for the 2019 Tune-A-Week thread...
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    Re: New Kelley mandolin violin style

    Looks good!

    It's stirring up my MAS again...~o)
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    Re: Interview I did with Tim O'Brien

    Thanks for posting that well-done interview.

    I like Tim's musical presence; the songs tend to tell stories and are easy to picture in my imagination.

    I guess I think of guys like Tim O'Brien,...
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    Re: Fat fingers/wide nuts?

    Charles,

    Building onto Gary's post...

    Mike Marshall discusses this in his mandolin fundamental series DVD 2 from Homespun. The narrow neck allows him to alter how he makes chords by barring...
  19. Hahahaaa...good one!

    Hahahaaa...good one!
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    Re: Mandocello K-style build

    Nice! Looking forward, will you make the bridge with feet or solid contact across the top?
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    Re: 2019 Tune-A-Week Project

    Nice playing, Jill. Your right hand triplets seem so smooth and effortless...I struggle with those. Need more practice I guess.~o) Thanks for posting; this is a good thread to follow!
  22. Re: Menuet 2 by G.P.Telemann (arranged by John Goodin)

    Nice job...keep up the good work!
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    Re: first Silverangel for 2019

    Not sure about the F but the Fantasma looks like redwood....

    Mr. Ken, those are two beautiful instruments!
  24. Re: sounds like an octave mandolin at 3 min-awesome wood bench

    You might like this [it's more my budget too - $110+/-]:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fg5qjed7u-k

    ~o)
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    Re: Double Stop Fiddle Shop Lost to Fire

    Hmmmm...this goes a few steps past baking it in the oven! :disbelief: Didn't Frank Wakefield do that? He might have some interesting assessments about changes in the tone when he finally sits down...
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