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  1. Re: Gibson F5 with mahogany or sapele orange Bosenam sticker

    Yes the seller even questions it's authenticity.
    I thought someone here would know.
    Dub
  2. Re: Gibson F5 with mahogany or sapele orange Bosenam sticker

    Mike:
    thanks for your reply.
    this is the one I was referring to but didn't know how to add link.
    The odd back wood is what made me question it .
    That and the headstock logo.
    Dub
  3. Gibson F5 with mahogany or sapele orange Bosenam sticker

    I this a legit F5 with a mahogany or sapele back ?
    On the Bay with an orange Bozeman sticker .

    Dub in Sprinkeburg
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    Re: 1993 Gibson A5G Bozeman Odd Neck Finish

    just a scratch
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    Re: 1993 Gibson A5G Bozeman Odd Neck Finish

    Naptha took it off. I'm back in biz.148719
    I guess it was fumunda cheeze
    All is well that ends....well
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    Re: 1993 Gibson A5G Bozeman Odd Neck Finish

    148718148718
    yes its got to go
    Here is the picture
    I will post the results
    Dub
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    Re: 1993 Gibson A5G Bozeman Odd Neck Finish

    I will consider it because it is bothersome.... like a rock in your shoe.
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    Re: 1993 Gibson A5G Bozeman Odd Neck Finish

    I may but I've removed poly finish before (old Peavey guitar ) It was a fight to the finish.
    bad pun intended.
    I think there is still good nitro under the gummy stuff .
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    1993 Gibson A5G Bozeman Odd Neck Finish

    Hello;
    I just bought a 1993 Gibson A5G and love it .
    The neck finish has a gummy finish that has kinda worn off in places but is still there above the first position.
    After searching the...
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    Re: Best Shipping method advice

    After posting this thread, the seller sent me pictures of his packing method .{Double boxed with 4" of Styrofoam peanuts}
    It was a big box.
    The instrument arrived undamaged .
    Acclimating now...
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    Re: Best Shipping method advice

    I am receiving it . Sorry I was unclear.
    I liked the idea of sending a case but don't know if the size would be right.
    Dub
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    Best Shipping method advice

    Could I ask for advice about shipping and packing a nice used Gibson A5L? It did not have a case.
    I want it to arrive unhurt. Thanks in advance .
    Dub in Sprinkeburg
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    Re: Adjustable Bridge bearing surface width

    because the top section cracked by the adjustment hole and I had it apart anyway
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    Re: Adjustable Bridge bearing surface width

    Thanks for your reply Bradley:
    I will go for 1/8"
    The mando is a 1940 Harmony Marquis pressed top and has" held its own" in a room with quality instruments .
    The dressing files are...
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    Adjustable Bridge bearing surface width

    Hello:
    During my string change , I noticed the string contact surface of the adjustable intonated bridge is very wide (almost 3/16)
    I am talking about the actual contact surface of the...
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    Re: cloth covered braces harmony marquise

    It seems like an extra step on a inexpensive mandolin .
    I thought it could be a common practice of the day .
    Thanks for your reply,
    Dub
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    cloth covered braces harmony marquise

    Hello:
    What is the deal with the cloth covered back braces in my old 1940 Harmony Marquise?
    I have never heard of it mentioned on the forum.
    Was it common on older Harmonys?

    Just wondering ,...
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    Re: Harmony fingerboard extension

    1940 Harmony Marquis shark fin fingerboard extension135971
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    Re: Harmony fingerboard extension

    Sorry I asked
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    Harmony fingerboard extension

    Hello:
    Has anyone noticed the fingerboard extension on early Harmony mandos is shaped like a shark fin and some are like an ogee shark fin. I thought this could date them to a certain decade if the...
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    Re: refit bridge or leave it ?

    Thank You for your reply;
    Bryce and Tavy
    I was able to slip a .010 feeler under the treble foot about 1/8" tried to upload it but no dice
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    refit bridge or leave it ?

    Hello:
    I have a 1940 Harmony Marquis F-hole mandolin with the original ebony bridge.
    I've played it in the same room with an F5 and it holds its own but the treble side of the bridge is showing a...
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    Re: 1940's harmony marquis small split at F-hole

    Thanks everybody :
    I used a thin patch and supergue .
    Good repair . Crack arrested. Thanks,
    Dub in Sprinkeburgh
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    Re: 1940's harmony marquis small split at F-hole

    I like the CA idea. It is a new small crack. Thanks
    Dub
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    Re: 1940's harmony marquis small split at F-hole

    Okay thats good advice ,
    this Harmony has some kind of fabric on the braces or cleats so that was where i got the idea.
    thanks,
    Dub
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