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  1. Re: Happy Birthday Dennis Vance, hoping for a transplant

    Dennis,

    Wishing you a very Happy Birthday. Keeping you in my thoughts and prayers
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    Re: In case someone needs to hear this...

    What a great song! You were able to convey a message and emotion, that I was able to feel.

    I have enjoyed all your videos, especially; Dear Abby.
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    Re: Sultans of Swing tab

    Mandozine.com has it, click on Practice Tunes, then on the left click on Tab|edit, then in the search field type in Sultans of Swing
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    Re: Changed back to nickel-silver frets

    I have read that Bill Collings didn’t use EVO fret wire on his mandolins because he didn’t like the tone it produced. It was here on the ‘Cafe that I read it, I don’t care to put the effort into...
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    Re: Sultans of Swing tab

    Mandozine.com has it.

    Now if I could figure out the opening guitar to Money for Nothing, I’d be quite happy. I’ve been struggling with it for about 2 months.

    Good luck

    -Best
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    Re: Are All Lloyd Loars Dropping In Price?

    To the OP:

    As a mandolin enthusiast for the last 20 years, I would answer “Yes” to your question. I have wondered the same thing recently. I also don’t recall there being so many available at one...
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    Re: Are All Lloyd Loars Dropping In Price?

    The refinish was done in ‘36 and it looks like a beautiful mandolin. I never would have guessed a refinish would have such an impact on price.
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    Re: Woodsong's Lutherie

    I can say that Matt Bergdorf has done all my mandolin work for the last 15+ years. Within the last year he did a refret and a really professional speed neck on my Collings. As well, he has done a...
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    Re: Looking for opinions of Big Muddy mandolins

    The M4 I ordered from Mike came well set-up, with the strings slacked and bridge taped in place. The neck profile is more of a “C” shape and I think it is comfortable to play. There is also a...
  10. Re: Mandolinhut or Mandolin store demo lick from the early 2000s?

    I may be way off track here but, the only thing I can remember from that time is Mickey Cochrane / Folk of the Wood.

    http://web.archive.org/web/20050204080354/http://folkofthewood.com/page2518.htm
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    Re: Any info on Flatiron Mandolins?

    This is true, the name is not related to “pancake” mandolins. In Boulder, you see the impressive Flatiron. Steve Carlson grew up in Boulder and hiked around the Flatirons. This is where the name came...
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    Re: anyone own one of the carbon fiber Mix A mandos?

    I somewhat remember reading on this site about a decade ago, that the A models had/have a beefier neck, it was an unintentional outcome when developing the mold. The F models have a smaller neck...
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    Re: PreGibson Flatiron History

    Try this website, http://www.theflatironarchive.com/aboutus.html
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    Re: Best Luthier in Denver/Boulder area

    I would go with Woodsongs, Matt Bergdorff is the only one I want working on my mandolins. I have NFI
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    Re: Is it necessary to humidify after a few years?

    [QUOTE=Stevo75;1467080] I know it only takes a minute to go into another room and pull an instrument out of the case,

    Get a mandolin for every room. :)

    I was also told, by someone at the local...
  16. Thread: Nugget Ajr

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    Re: Nugget Ajr

    Ohhh Yeah, I remember hearing something about that somewhere. I think there were a few made with the old antique maple.

    Thanks for the link, I hadn't seen it before

    Thanks
  17. Thread: Nugget Ajr

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    Re: Nugget Ajr

    Tom,

    Right-on man. So, do you still have the Ajr Prototype? If so which one do you like better. It looks like your new one has a 3-piece neck, what about the prototype. Are they both Adi/Sugar...
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    Re: Leaves Have Turned Brown ?

    At first I thought it was The Dillards, Whole World Round, but there was no mention of any leaves.

    Chris Hillman played in The Flying Burrito Brothers, maybe you're remembering the song All Alone...
  19. Re: need help, neck profile compare of Ellis A and Pava

    Maybe I missed the answer, but are the Ellis and Pava neck profiles the same? I am going to guess the answer is yes

    Thanks
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    Re: Pava Pro or Collings MT2?

    Yeah that's a cool shop down there, glad you had a good trip. For what it's worth, Shawn's dad is John Ramsey as in Ramsey Mandolins. I don't know how many he's made and I only know of one locally...
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    Re: Pava Pro or Collings MT2?

    It's is interesting to note the, Daley Steffy Model was standard to have a 1" nut width.
    http://www.simdaley.com/AdamSteffey/AdamSteffey.html

    I know it's not the nut width but rather the shape...
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    Re: Pava Pro or Collings MT2?

    Dnallred-

    Back in the old days (early 2000') the OTPP would have several Collngs mandos to choose from. I was there about a month ago and I think they had a couple MTs and a MT2. I've had the...
  23. Re: have you ever used "for my retirement" as a reason to buy a m

    Retirement is not guaranteed and neither is tomorrow for that matter. Buy now and enjoy life :)

    Play music while you can, buy what you can and enjoy it for as long as you can.
    How many times...
  24. Re: Instagram - #minstrelsinger #mandolin #renaissancefaire #nyrf

    And in local news;

    Authorities continue to investigate how more than a dozen previously unreleased Monroe tunes were Pirated.
  25. Thread: Nugget Ajr

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    Re: Nugget Ajr

    Well I typed up a reply and I don't know where it went but it's not here?

    The long story short, I like the tailpiece. My arm doesn't usually rest or contact the tailpiece so it's no problem for...
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