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  1. interesting short talk with L Dudenbostel from a News station

    based on the oldest comment, this appears to be at least 5 years old, may be more-i don't know.

    some interesting content, would love to hear a good interview of about an hour or more with Lynn,...
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    Re: Martin D-18 Bridge plate issue

    Here's the latest in the saga. As mentioned previously, I glued the un-repaired cracks beneath the bridge and cut out as much damaged wood as necessary before inlaying in new spruce to create a...
  3. this is so cool-Marty stuart and Carter Webb

    watch it to the end.........

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hwY5RDZ7zp8&t=33s

    https://youtu.be/hwY5RDZ7zp8


    and for more MS

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gqQ_2DW9Hc4
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    Re: Martin D-18 Bridge plate issue

    Thanks very much for all the comments and advice! Very much appreciated. Here's where I am at now:

    As discussed, I'm working through the sound hole (there are several cracks around the sound...
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    Fun jamming with a new "stranger"

    Well, he's no longer a stranger. It was a lot of fun to meet John Adams from Seattle. He made it to our Sunday jam twice and added some real quality to our group. He's a really nice guy. It was...
  6. Re: Molly Tuttle & Golden Highway w/ Jerry Douglas live at Delfes

    From a PBS News Hour broadcast two days ago, Molly discusses her alopecia and music...


    WP5vYHoghwY
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    Dixie Hoedown on a Mountain

    The Hamlett sure held up well on top of Tussey Mountain in central Pennsylvania’s Rothrock State Forest! Dixie Hoedown seemed like the right tune. Got a big bite on my foot towards the end….
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  8. Re: What to look for when buying a vintage mandolin

    Kind of following.

    It does look like it's been "gussied up" a bit, which is fine if that hasn't involved an undisclosed overspray, or something like that. Since the tuners were replaced and the...
  9. Re: What to look for when buying a vintage mandolin

    I am sorry I was too quick to judgement with my remark. The top and back look pretty good, what was concerning me was the peghead and the side shots. If it sounds and plays good and you get a fair...
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    Re: What to look for when buying a vintage mandolin

    Things to check:

    1. Make sure there are no irregular dips in the top.
    2. Check the brace behind the sound hole to make sure it is not loose. If it is, it is a fairly easy fix for a competent...
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    Gibson and Hamlett Harmony!

    Heyyyyy…

    What a day! Check out this Gibson F5 custom from The Mandolin Store and Hamlett two-point fiesta!

    https://youtu.be/AkVkYIhfW4c

    Big shout out to Aly and Matt Maris. Aly is rockin’...
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    A major update to the Builder Database

    Over the past three weeks we've worked through a major overhaul of the Builder Database that was launched on this site July 29, 1996. An eye opening experience worth sharing what we learned.

    Mea...
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    Amazing performance by autistic kid

    I came across this article in a local news station and it has an amazing video of a high school kid playing his guitar in the school's talent show. I found this amazing and wanted to share. Scroll...
  14. Doyle Lawson – tell us about your mandolin

    https://bluegrasstoday.com/the-school-of-bluegrass-with-doyle-lawson-tell-us-about-your-mandolin/
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    Ron Cole-Prayers Please!

    Received some heart breaking news from Ron Cole. Please pray for him as he was diagnosed with cancer. Ron is an incredible guy! I have known him for years and he has always been a first class person...
  16. Thread: Paypal

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    Re: Paypal

    Whether you get a 1099-K or not (cash sales, checks, or using other forms of payment) you still need to keep track of sales, especially if you are buying and selling on a regular basis, business...
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    String buzz/rattle

    I had an annoying buzzing/rattling sound when playing the A strings. After hours of checking and trying felt pieces wrapped around the strings under tailpiece cover and ordering harmonic suppression...
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    J.D. Crowe passes

    Sad news this morning...

    https://www.facebook.com/people/JD-Crowe-Fan-Page/100050690010294/

    RIP J.D.
  19. Happy Holidays, and thanks Forum for all your help.

    Hope this isn't too early, but I've got some time to write it now...

    Happy holidays everyone, and thanks for all your help in the last year! It's been great to find a resource like this when...
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    On the back deck

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    Sitting on the deck playing my Capek A5. And looking North .....
    We have all had some trying times but don't forget to look up!
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    Patrick Sky RIP

    Patrick Sky, one of the bright lights of the folk scare of the 1960s, a contemporary of Bob Dylan, great friend of Dave Van Ronk, special friend of Buffy Saint-Marie, died Thursday 5/27/21 at the age...
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    Building a Ukulele - NMC

    Rick Turner posted this video from a Ford Motor Company series from the early 1900's on Facebook.

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    For those that can't see the embedded video here's the link:
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  23. Jimmy Buffett: Something So Feminine About A Mandolin

    I've always enjoyed this song. It was recently re-released on his "Songs You Don't Know By Heart" album. This morning I stumbled across this video with Jimmy Buffett talking about it.

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    Taking up (a) Mandolin

    I like this expression. I like rolling it around in my head and thinking about it.

    I was moving along through my life, and a mandolin happened. I took it up into my hands, and my life changed...
  25. Planet Bluegrass Announces Outdoor Live Spring Concerts

    https://bluegrass.com/spring-grass?utm_source=Bluegrass.com+Subscribers&utm_campaign=3528084985-NFTP20190826-FFFestivarianSurvey-TixBuyers_COPY_01&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_7c905ce758-3528084985-921...
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