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    Re: Is there "ideal" neck relief?

    Mandoplumb - I was able to access the TR nut with the strings at tension and in their proper nut slots. So, when I found the nut got loose with only about 1/4 turn, I just loosened it up a little...
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    Re: Is there "ideal" neck relief?

    Thx guys, much appreciated
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    Is there "ideal" neck relief?

    I have two nice F models. One has a small amount of neck relief, and plays, sounds and intonates perfectly. Placing a metal straight edge on top of the frets resting on the first fret (under full...
  4. Re: Lose grip on a thick pick or use a thin pick?

    Aside from thick or thin which does make a difference in feel and attack, etc. I've always been amazed at just how much difference in tone is achieved from different picks. Even picks of the same...
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    Re: The Mandolins and Beer Podcast

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  6. Re: Gibson threatening the mandolin and guitar luthier community

    Yep, no stockholders. But plenty of (some would say way too many) regulatory agencies. Thank goodness for us, the consumer, the ultimate overlord.
  7. Re: Gibson threatening the mandolin and guitar luthier community

    Think you're reading a little too much into my short post. If they want to destroy an instrument or a desk or anything else they OWN, they can do so . . . as long as they aren't breaking any laws. If...
  8. Re: Gibson threatening the mandolin and guitar luthier community

    This thread is really out there.

    Gibson is a private company and can do whatever the heck they want. Period.
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    Re: Right Hand Technique

    I remember reading a tread somewhere about this. Someone had asked Jethro Burns some questions: 1) when's the best time to practice A: morning 2) which is more important R hand or L hand A:...
  10. Re: Write-by-forum bluegrass tune - Chime in here!

    Nice attempt callmegina, and a great idea. Unfortunately, this forum topic has very little to do with "Song and Tune Projects" and perhaps should be renamed to "Gimmie Gimmie" or "Freebies for...
  11. Re: Gibson threatening the mandolin and guitar luthier community

    Gibson's knack for ticking folks off didn't start recently.

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  12. Thread: Uther my cat..

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    Re: Uther my cat..

    That's some cat music from a Dawg . . . make that The Dawg!

    Glad it helped & Happy you enjoyed
  13. Thread: Uther my cat..

    by Dillon
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    Re: Uther my cat..

    A little cat music is in order . . .

    To Uther!
  14. Re: Gibson threatening the mandolin and guitar luthier community

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  15. Re: Gibson threatening the mandolin and guitar luthier community

    I've got, I mean my friend has a Les Paul mandolin, his he safe?

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