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    Re: A Year With Calace?

    Thank you Florian! Your answer was very helpful and to the point. Your approach is brilliant!!! It is extremely helpful and the process is quite satisfying. I hope more and more people discover what...
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    Re: Take Your Pick

    Over time I have found that I only want to use the Galli when I play my bowl back. On my other mandolins I use either my round edge 1.5mm EML of Blue Chip pick. The Galli is awesome on the bowl back!...
  3. Thread: "Soft" Pick?

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    Re: "Soft" Pick?

    It's possible that the "rubbery" nature of Wolle picks might create the effect you are looking for. If you want to experiment with one and not have to order from Germany, send me your address in a pm...
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    Re: Calton Cases - in pictures

    Calton custom made for an L&H Model A.

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    Re: A Year With Calace?

    I have two "big picture" question, Florian.

    First, once a student has spent a month with a lesson; learned it; absorbed it; experienced it; what does he "do" with it? Does he file it away as...
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    Re: Process of learning a classical tune

    Very well said!!!
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    Re: Buy without trying

    Two of my three mandolins were purchased without having in hand. Each mandolin more than exceeded my expectations. The reputation of the particular instruments, integrity of the sellers, and internet...
  8. Re: 1963 Pasquale Pecoraro Roman Embergher-Style Bowlback Mandoli

    Oh, way too awesome!!!!!!!
  9. Re: 1963 Pasquale Pecoraro Roman Embergher-Style Bowlback Mandoli

    Good to know - thank you!
  10. Re: Phil Crump & Paddy Burgin OM's - your experience

    If time has passed and you come across this thread looking for info, I am having a custom Burgin Shanghai Octave Mandolin built. Look under that description to find my review. The build will take a...
  11. Re: What do you do when you're Just. Not. Feeling it?

    Hi Sue -
    I completely understand! Here are some thoughts I have. I have worked hard at eliminating the "someday I will be able to do that" syndrome. I have encouraged myself to get "beauty out of...
  12. Re: What do you do when you're Just. Not. Feeling it?

    For me that can occur if my enthusiasm to learn gets ahead of me. I solve it by stepping back and focusing intently on one particular skill or technique. I work on that technique with an emphasis of...
  13. Re: Phil Crump & Paddy Burgin OM's - your experience

    Thank you Gary - I guess there are no other takers so I will do a follow up. I have arranged to have an OM built by Paddy. But I must say that both of the luthiers are outstanding communicators and...
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    Re: Can you teach musicality?

    I may regret this, but as a beginning student I will share thoughts from the other "non-teacher" side. The question registers two meanings to me: 1) can I touch a meaningful, inspiring emotion...
  15. Phil Crump & Paddy Burgin OM's - your experience

    Looking at both and both seem to be outstanding. If you have one can you share your experience please? Thank you.
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    Re: Wood identity question

    Carl - that clarifies things a lot (for me and I suspect Joe as well). Thank you!
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    Re: Wood identity question

    Oh! That's great!!!!
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    Re: Classical mandolin album library list

    Cool!!!
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    Re: Wood identity question

    Hendrik - that is great, clarifying info - thank you so much. So burl is a characteristic of wood, not an actual type of wood? Seems that the staining tradition has changed over the years - don't see...
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    Re: Wood identity question

    Excellent - thanks Jim! Pretty neat to have located a catalogue.
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    Re: Wood identity question

    Hendrick - Thank you! That is quite helpful and I am grateful. There seem to be many terms used for maple (birdseye, quilted, sugar, rock, flamed....). Sometimes I think they get tossed around...
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    Re: Wood identity question

    Hi Mike - I think there possibly could be something to it, but I believe it is not a significant concern. I have felt that the touch of the pic to the strings is better on my Phoenix Neo-classical...
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    Re: Wood identity question

    Hi Rob - Thank you, yes, I agree this is a beautiful design. It is my 1925 Lyon & Healy Model A asymmetrical mandolin. I quite enjoy learning as much about these models as I can. There sound is...
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    Re: Wood identity question

    Ahh..... Thank you Peter. The more I play and learn about these mandolins, the more I appreciate them. Just imagine had they had the marketing hutzpah of The Gibson folks. Thank you Dave and Bill...
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    Re: Wood identity question

    Thank you Bill. Here is another picture that hopefully might be more useful.

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