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    The main reason they don't open it to the public...

    The main reason they don't open it to the public is because the manufacturers and dealers are talking dealer cost all day and this is information that would not be beneficial to the marketplace if it...
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    Nope, Eastman only produces mandos under the...

    Nope, Eastman only produces mandos under the Eastman name so it must have been made elsewhere.
    Gordon
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    They are actually working on switching it this...

    They are actually working on switching it this week. Otto D'Ambrosio (an amazing archtop builder and a consultant to us) is in Beijing tweaking a few things with the guitars and mandos and the rule...
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    Thanks Chuck and everyone that emailed me with...

    Thanks Chuck and everyone that emailed me with their assurances that I'm not really a bad person. I shouldn't have posted but I guess I woke up a little grumpy yesterday and that email rather set me...
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    Greedy American and European businessmen saw they...

    Greedy American and European businessmen saw they could take advantage of the Pegged currency and import chineese made products cheap and make a bigger profit. Then greedy consumers buy the cheaper...
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    I'm afraid they were a little worried that...

    I'm afraid they were a little worried that putting my face on TV would be too scary in this age of high definition so they settled on using Qian (pronounced chen), my boss, simply because he is not...
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    What a great idea! From now on we add another...

    What a great idea!
    From now on we add another grand to the price of all our instruments (by popular demand?) http://www.mandolincafe.net/iB_html/non-cgi/emoticons/biggrin.gif
    NOT!
    Gordon
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    Actually, we didn't stop making A cases per se,...

    Actually, we didn't stop making A cases per se, what we did is introduce a new case that looks a lot like the old F-Style case that now works for both A's and F's.
    So.........
    The Eastman Mandolin...
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    Santiago, Congratulations and welcome to the...

    Santiago,
    Congratulations and welcome to the Eastman family!
    I'm here on the board if you have any questions or comments or you can get in touch through the eastman site.
    Great to have you on...
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    To my ears the bound F-Hole Eastmans just sound...

    To my ears the bound F-Hole Eastmans just sound better. We do it both ways now so it's not an issue and I really don't care as far as manufacturing goes (it's obviously easier to not bind the...
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    Jeff, you haven't been ignored. Changing nuts...

    Jeff,
    you haven't been ignored. Changing nuts (bad choice of words perhaps) takes time but it is happening. Remember, there are several months between a decision being made and the product turning...
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    There are no firm plans for an Eastman oval hole...

    There are no firm plans for an Eastman oval hole mandola yet but I'm sure it's just a matter of time. We are busy working on an octave and a zouk right now which should be ready in a couple of...
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    Greetings from Eastman with a clarification. Our...

    Greetings from Eastman with a clarification.
    Our mandolins are all made at our workshop in Beijing, we finish none of them in the states. Eastman is an American company with our base here in...
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    You'll be able to hear a surprisingly amount over...

    You'll be able to hear a surprisingly amount over the telephone.
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    Let's leave the last word to the Louvins. G. ...

    Let's leave the last word to the Louvins.
    G.

    In that land across the sea there's a job for you and me
    Though our presence there may not be found
    We must stay standing there on the battle...
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    Eastman most certainly will have a cocktail hour,...

    Eastman most certainly will have a cocktail hour, I will post my room number as soon as I get to the hotel on Thursday and I'll tape a note somewhere on the Eastman booth, we will be stocked well...
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    Congratulations Victor and welcome to the Eastman...

    Congratulations Victor and welcome to the Eastman family!It's lovely to have you on board!
    Gordon
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    The block inlays were a NAMM Show special, we may...

    The block inlays were a NAMM Show special, we may be offering these inlays on some other models at some point but the main line instruments will have the usual dot position marker.
    Hope this helps....
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    Great to hear that you are all enjoying the cases...

    Great to hear that you are all enjoying the cases so much. We sent out a new shipment of cases to Steve middle of last week so he should be flush again soon (perhaps already).

    Here's something for...
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    Bozouki will be 25" also, not sure yet where the...

    Bozouki will be 25" also, not sure yet where the octave will fall. Any recommendations?
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    Visit the Eastman Forum...

    Visit the Eastman Forum http://www.eastmanstrings.com/eastmanmandolins/forum/forum.html to see the new Eastman mandocello prototype that we just got finished. Any comments? Remember, I'm very...
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    Sorry, you can't pick up an Eastman in China. We...

    Sorry, you can't pick up an Eastman in China. We have a special tax status that only allows us to manufacture for export. The instruments are finished and set up completely in Beijing and then sent...
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    It's hard to find solid masonite these days. We...

    It's hard to find solid masonite these days. We searched the forests of the great northwest for several years and did not find one masonite tree. I'll call Bruce at Orcas Tonewoods and see what he...
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    Geez Tim, I assumed the Martin was part of the...

    Geez Tim,
    I assumed the Martin was part of the deal. This changes everything.
    Gordon
    ps. You are most welcome!
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    Can we keep nothing secret? Okay, the CNC's...

    Can we keep nothing secret?

    Okay, the CNC's are in place but we are having a hard time sourcing a good supply of plastic spruce. My agent tells me that there will soon be a huge influx of unsold...
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