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  1. Thread: Mandozine

    by mark sinkoff
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    Re: Mandozine

    got it ... thanks!
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    Re: weymann mandolute replacement bridge

    thanks for the helpful input. As the original bridge was too low on the treble side and too high on the base , I rotated the bridge 180 deg and sanded the base slightly to fit the mandolin top. It is...
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    weymann mandolute replacement bridge

    I was recently gifted with a weymann mandolute which had been languishing in the attic for
    far too long. Fortunately , it is not beyond repair. I noticed that the the one piece bridge was in...
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    Re: Great Lakes Music Camp - 2018

    i`ll be there as well.
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    Re: New Ann Arbor (area) Mandolin Orchestra

    Sure! It would be great to have you. We meet every other tuesday at 7 p.m.
    next practice is tuesday eve may 29.

    I`ll ask the organizers contact you re: the address and the scores we are working...
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    Re: New Ann Arbor (area) Mandolin Orchestra

    sounds like fun! I`ll try to join you. I live/work about 1 hour away --so timing is everything.
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    Re: Do you have a favorite APP

    [QUOTE=farmerjones;1363549]Chordbot. (I've got an android tablet)
    Band in a Box was gonna cost more. Pick a key. Just drag and drop a chord progression, and modify your instruments. You can't save...
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    Re: MAS and short scale mandolins

    thanks for the suggestions, the "L&H" in the classifieds is a looker but unfortunately above budget. I will definitely follow up re: other "L&H" models and look into a custom build.

    mark
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    MAS and short scale mandolins

    I`m looking for info/suggestions re: mandolins with a shorter scale length ~13 " as opposed to ~ 14". I`m familiar with the martin A style ,but would would like to see what`s out there before I...
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    Re: March Mandolin Festival almost full

    Just signed up, looks like a great weekend!

    mark:mandosmiley:
  11. Re: is there a quick fix for a rattle at the nut

    paper under string worked,(Thanx for the tip!). I am going to practice for a while before trying to work on the nut. Using a thicker gauge will be my intermediate work around for now. I found that...
  12. Re: is there a quick fix for a rattle at the nut

    Thanx, I`ll do more research before actually working on the nut.

    mark
  13. is there a quick fix for a rattle at the nut

    my new octave mandolin has developed a rattle which I believe is coming from the nut.
    It is present only when playing the high e strings at moderate or greater volumes. It is strung with plain...
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    Re: V-Picks Giveaway

    please enter me into the v-picks giveaway.
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    Re: Tusq picks form Graph Tech

    I`ve been using them for about 6 months and really like them. They are relatively stiff for their thickness. I`m using them on my mowry f hole strung with thomastik heavy strings and I find my...
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    Re: Mandolin Set-up E-Book by Rob Meldrum

    Just wanted to chime in and send my thanks to Rob.his E-book was just what I needed. In just a few minutes I fixed a nagging problem on an instrument with confidence I didn't think was in me. Thanks...
  17. Re: repertoire suggestions for octave mandolin

    I appreciate everyones input and the especially enjoyed the videos. Just got word that my om will be shipped on tuesday. meanwhile I`m developing great callouses(sp?) getting ready!
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    Re: Free V-Picks - Right Here

    great! i`ve been meaning to try `em!!
  19. Re: repertoire suggestions for octave mandolin

    can you suggest a couple of pieces? I have enjoyed the "scottish mandolin tutor" and am looking forward to trying
    it out with the OM.
  20. Re: repertoire suggestions for octave mandolin

    Thanks for the great suggestions. I'll certainly look into the artists you suggested. I also just picked up the John McGann book and am looking and looking forward to working my way through it.
  21. Re: repertoire suggestions for octave mandolin

    Thanks to everyone for their suggestions. I am currently working on the bach concerto for two violins in d minor which I think will sound great with one of the voices on the OM and the other on...
  22. repertoire suggestions for octave mandolin

    Happy birthday to me,
    my wife let me order my first octave mandolin! The short scale length octave mandolin is being crafted by Gypsy music with a sitka spruce top, cocobolo back and sides, and a...
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    new bluegrass jam t elderly`s

    new jam is starting at elderly instruments on sat 3/30/13. all skill levels appear to be welcome. I`m planning on checking this out. anyone else going? :mandosmiley:
  24. Re: Pick up choice for new build octave mandolin

    Thanks for your input. I`m not familiar with this pick up though I do have k&K`s in my mandolin.
  25. Pick up choice for new build octave mandolin

    After much consideration and with great anticipation,I finally decided to go with a new build Gypsy teardrop shape octave mandolin. We are planning on using Cocobolo for the back and sides, Sitka...
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