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  1. Re: Article: Mini-Monroe Mandolin Camp Comes to World Famous Stat

    I went to the Mandolin Camp show at the Station Inn in 2019 and Ricky Skaggs just walked in and played the first half. Was a truly amazing show, and Mike was incredible as you would expect. All the...
  2. Re: Satan Is Real: The Ballad of the Louvin Brothers

    A few more pics from the CMHF exhibits:

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    Larry
  3. Re: Satan Is Real: The Ballad of the Louvin Brothers

    This book really brings their story to life. I love their music.

    I was excited to see these two-story sculptures at the Country Music Hall of Fame (in the stairs for their theater).
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    Re: help identify a 5-string e-mando?

    I think the builder is Mark Hencel
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    Re: Jazz 5 Roberts/Tiny Moore Mandolin

    I don't want to hijack this, but in the spirit of appreciating the Roberts copies here are some pics I snapped at the Country Music Hall of Fame in September:

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    Re: Brentrup Mandolins

    I can't believe that I was there and didn't see this one!
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    Re: Stevens emando in classifieds

    I played it last week and it was the best thing I played in Nashville.

    I loved it!

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    Larry
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    Re: 2019 Monroe Camp Sept 18-22 Roll Call

    I envy the folks that were at camp. :mandosmiley:

    My wife & I were able to attend the pre-camp concert. The first set especially was truly electrifying with Ricky in the mix.

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    It was a...
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    Re: Jethro's 2-Point

    I thought it was fun to see my thoughts from back then.

    Update from me...I ended up buying an amazing Jethro-style 2-point from Dale Ludewig known as "Greenie". Thread here.

    I still love and...
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    Re: Gibson A5-L unsold for 15 years

    I’ve played that one. :)

    Larry
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    Station Inn advice...Mike Compton

    Hi Folks,

    Mike Compton is one of my favorite mando guys but I have never had the opportunity to see him live up here in New England.

    I recently saw that he would be appearing at the Station...
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    Re: Prettiest Peghead Inlays Ever

    I do love torch & fire inlays.

    My M23VB has this inlay:

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    Larry
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    Re: Lyra and Vega vintage mandolins

    I like the Vega mandolin. Looks like a 201 model (this is mine).

    It looks like the original cloud tailpiece is missing?

    Mike's estimate for the Vega sounds right depending on condition.

    Larry
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    Re: Free Waterloo Mandolin

    I'm interested to try one of these. Heading to Nashville soon and will be making a point to play one in person.

    Larry
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    Re: Beware EVOs

    On one of my Brentrups I swapped out the original frets for Evo golds with no change in tone, just easier to play. This is a darker, warm sounding mandolin in general and it kept its' character...
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    Re: A trio of Nuggets

    For those w/o FB

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  17. Re: Identification of Gibson Mandolin-Guitar

    That really does not look like a Gibson. Closer to a Harmony.

    Also what is a mandolin-guitar?

    Larry
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    New podcast: The Bluegrass Breakdown

    There’s an interesting new bluegrass podcast called The Breakdown described as “Fiddler Patrick McGonigle and music journalist Emma John uncover bluegrass music one iconic record at a time in The...
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    Re: Mandolin on Vinyl

    This weekend I found a cool Mandolin Orchestra record:

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    Here's a detail of some nice looking Gibsons:

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    Larry
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    Re: 10 string mandolin builder

    I still love my Old Wave 10-string. It's mandola length, but I'm fine with the fel of the E string.

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    This is a baby picture from Ted's site of the beautiful finish:

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    Larry
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    Re: My New Girouard Oval !

    Very classy burst!
  22. Re: New Labraid (Brian Dean) Grand Concert - Jazz

    Truly a work of art! And I bet the sound is amazing too.

    Larry
  23. Re: Brittany Haas and Chris Thile: “Crow Molly”/“Ship in the Clou

    As I rule I DO buy everything Chris records and I've never been disappointed. So much diversity in his playing...from my favorite Bach recordings to stunning Punch Brothers originals! Such an amazing...
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    Re: New Punch Brothers Video

    I'm pretty sure they played that at UConn when they played on April 24th.

    Larry
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    Re: Good Deal Collings - Connecticut

    Good excuse to turn it into a speed neck.

    Larry
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