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    McClung Armrest

    I just wanted to give a shout out to Doug Edwards at Hill Country String Works for the great armrests he crafts. He has made me two-- the latest is an Ebony McClung (this a special design that gives...
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    Re: RIP Jerry Jeff Walker

    I always thought of JJ Walker as part of the Dirt Band. I guess I was thinking of Jeff Hannah-- who was in the NGDB. The Bojangles songs is one of my favorites to play and sing with on the...
  3. Re: NMD - impulse purchase, and an F style to boot

    Great looking mandolin, Eric! Those Weber’s are just top notch. I’ll bet that mahogany back and sides will sound so warm! Congratulations!
  4. Re: 1 hour 11 min of Mandolin Orange-Green Mountain Bluegrass

    Loved it! Thanks for posting. Shared it with my spouse and we dug it.
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    Re: Thomastik-Infeld Strings

    I love TI strings. I would think if your mandolin is a modern build (my goofy term) it should have the structure to handle whatever combination of strings that suits you. It is important for all of...
  6. Re: 1 hour 11 min of Mandolin Orange-Green Mountain Bluegrass

    Thanks for posting this, Daryl!
  7. Re: mandolin orange-Unknown Legend (Neil Young cover)....WOW

    Loved it, Kevin. The pedal steel especially! Daryl, The first one with the Gibson paddle head is incredible. My favorite band!
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    Re: Help me narrow down my search

    I went with a Pava Pro and couldn’t be happier. Made in the Ellis shop.
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    Re: Thomastik-Infeld Strings

    Bobvorel, so happy to hear they are working out for you and giving you reduced buzzing and improved intonation. Dan
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    Re: more accurate clip on tuner than Snark?

    I love the Peterson Strobe with the individual mandolin setting. It is a little difficult to get used to the method, but worth the process as it allows much more accuracy. I use the Snark still for...
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    Re: Cafe User: Br1ck

    Br1ck was a helpful and informative gent and I have missed his frequent posts. I am glad he is out there in the digital world exploring and do hope he returns. The mandolin world can grab a...
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    Re: Dennis Vance receives double transplant

    Dennis, Zack and family, So grateful to hear that you succeeded in finding the match you needed and the surgery is behind you. Continued prayers will follow your recovery and return to health. We...
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    Re: Philphool, Phil Goodson, passes :(

    So sorry to hear this news! My condolences to all his loved ones and close friends. I enjoyed his posts many times.
  14. Re: Happy Birthday Dennis Vance, hoping for a transplant

    Happy Birthday Dennis! You are in my prayers. Thank you for the great mandolins you have sold me and all the pro service. Hoping for the best for you and your family! Dan
  15. Re: What are your favorite albums featuring mandolin?

    Tim O’Brien- “Red on Blonde”
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    Re: Thank you, Eastman

    Honkytonk Hank, and others, Great thread! It is so uplifting to hear stories of Eastman, or if it were another builder, who is so responsive and helpful. The fulfillment of a warranty as in...
  17. Re: How to clean and polish Varnish on my New Pava Pro

    Thanks for the combo armrest idea Matt. :mandosmiley:
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    Re: post a video of yourself

    Beautifully played, Bill! Thanks!
  19. Re: How to clean and polish Varnish on my New Pava Pro

    Tim, It is nice to hear that a Varnish finish can maintain that sheen for so many decades! Thanks!
  20. Re: How to clean and polish Varnish on my New Pava Pro

    Kevin, You are correct-- I really am interested in maintaining it and keeping it free of residue, not polishing it. It came me exactly the way I want it to stay. Your knowledge about the finish...
  21. Re: How to clean and polish Varnish on my New Pava Pro

    Does this mean that it is more durable, and that an armrest or polish would have a less detrimental potential? Did I get that right? Thank you, Kevin. Dan
  22. Re: How to clean and polish Varnish on my New Pava Pro

    Hi JeffD! Yes, I hear ya. I have already commenced in using the t-shirt with a bit of dampness method Mark Wilson and others suggested for maintaining the shine while the varnish cures. I...
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    Re: Received my Ebay Stradolin

    Hey Rob, yours is in better shape than mine but the one I have is a lower end sunburst from the 30’s. The tone is dry and its sustain is prominent. Congrats and enjoy yours!
  24. Re: How to clean and polish Varnish on my New Pava Pro

    Thanks all! I have enjoyed McClungs and Cumberland Acoustics on all my mandolins, but with this one I am being super careful. Kevin, I have some of Steve’s Jubilee polish. I will keep that in mind....
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    Re: NMD Pava Pro

    Mark, This is number 382.
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