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  1. Re: Five large condensers and one ribbon mic on a F 5 style mando

    Top 3, to my ears...
    414, U 87, MA 300 tube
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    Re: New member from Spain

    Welcome from the land of OZ...
    :grin:
  3. Re: Mandolin Orchestra of Kansas City Concert, December 1st

    +1
  4. Thread: Strap Advice

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    Re: Strap Advice

    A Vote for Lakota
    Prefer the flat straps
    Ultra Soft!
    :cool:
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    Re: Happy Thanksgiving!

    Have a wonderful Thankgiving and blessings to all...
    :)
  6. Thread: Home Studio

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    Re: Home Studio

    More midrangy, older ones are a little darker = Neuman U 87
    Heavier on bottom end, Very flat and accurate = AKG C414 B-ULS
    AKG very versatile with 5 different polar patterns
    Cheaper but still very...
  7. Thread: Schertler USA

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    Re: Schertler USA

    Sales manager:
    Welcome!
    Always good to have representation from a manufacturer, that musicians use..
    Reid
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    Re: Show your Mando "Gig Rig"!

    PICKUPS
    KNA UP-2 w/ volume control ~ Black
    FISHMAN M-200 w/ carpenter jack ~ Gibson
    FISHMAN M-100 converted into end pin jack ~ Washburn

    SPEAKER & MONITOR
    QSC K8.2 Speaker
    VoiceSolo VSM-300...
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    Re: Weight of mandolin

    Not sure those are correct, at least not in America
    I believe here, they should be....
    1 ounce = 28.349 523 125 gram [28.35 gr/oz]
    1 pound = 453.592 37 gram [453.59 gr/lb]
    May be different system...
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    Re: Hello from a noob

    notamusician:

    WELCOME
    And the journey begins, best of luck... :)

    Reid
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    Re: Reruns from there

    Don't know anything about the show, but I do know...
    Buffalo Springfield wouldn't have been the band they were, without him
    Young totally completed and improved by great deal, Crosby, Stills & Nash...
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    Re: Intermediate Upgrade

    Thanks Don & pheffernan for the kind words...
    When I first played it, I knew it was special.
    And besides all the great volume, tone & balance, He makes a REALLY sweet varnish finish!
    Not only...
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    Re: Intermediate Upgrade

    You can't see the first one on my list, and it's long gone, but you can see the next two that I've had for long time on my signature list, and then the Black, which is very new

    You tell me if you...
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    Re: Intermediate Upgrade

    So true!
    My thoughts about intermediate would be like in the 1.5k-3k range
    Many here might consider 5k-7k intermediate or more etc..
    :grin:
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    Re: Intermediate Upgrade

    What price point are you considering "intermediate"?
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    Re: New acoustic Amp

    Aravind Bhargav:

    I see avatar, so you play electric mandolin, not acoustic through amp?
    If so, don't know how much it will change an instrument if it has magnetic pickups

    What is your mandolin...
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    Re: tonguards ..do they really work?

    I personally don't mind a little humor every now and then, to lighten it up
    Tons of sarcasm and patronizing talk is done. I would rather they removed that and left a little humor...:)

    Still...
  18. Re: taller frets makes it sound better, more sustain.

    Agree, think Stevie Ray Vaughan, who raised string height, used heavy strings and I think it helped in achieving his unique tone and volume
    He reportedly used normal amps that anyone else could use,...
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    Re: First post and a word of thanks!

    WELCOME to the forum!
    Hope you find much enjoyment, as I have... :)

    Reid
  20. Thread: 1704 varnish

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    Re: 1704 varnish

    I wonder, is that determined by what the bugs had eaten? or something else....
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    Re: post hurricane blues

    Thoughts and prayers to you and your family....
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    Re: Not quite satisfied with my Washburn M-3SW/TS

    I'm sure the OP is done with this, but....
    If I had similar question in my mind and was trying to research subject, I would appreciate any further comments that might be helpful, even if the thread...
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    Re: Not quite satisfied with my Washburn M-3SW/TS

    Speaking of the bridge, it may need fitting to the top plate
    The contact made from the bridge to the top will affect the tone and sound overall, greatly

    I have one (It was my first owned...
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    Re: tonguards ..do they really work?

    What year did tone-gard come to market?
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    Re: silver plated vs. phospher bronze

    And like it was said earlier, "Strings are cheap: try them all" ;)
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