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    Re: Valuing a Gibson by Dr Lori

    There is a dealer in Santa Cruz who went down to his vault and brought up a decent condition 1924 A4 paddle head . Statements he made in the first 5 minutes:

    There is not a cleaner one anywhere. ...
  2. Re: High Quality Short Scale Tenor Guitar?

    Max Girouard has made a few short scale tenors - I'd give me eye teeth for one!
  3. Thread: 1918 f4

    by Darryl Wolfe
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    1918 f4

    Here are some photos of an F4 I got a few months back. Also included is a rare case I just got from a Café member

    I apologize for the orientation stuff, it's an iPhone. Maybe Scott will be nice...
  4. Re: Hypothetical high dollar mando purchase question...

    I have had a couple of emails with Mike Kemnitzer, he is certainly still building and I am working out the details of a build. Nothing ordered yet but I think it’s going to come together. Thank you...
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    Re: Valuing a Gibson by Dr Lori

    Yeah but... she makes up for it by sounding authoritative. Guess I'm gonna have to buy white gloves to play my '17 A-1!
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    Re: 2019 Tune-A-Week Project

    Two more fine entries, Jill. Amazing that you have managed not only to keep finding the tunes, but to play them at a consistently very high standard. :mandosmiley:
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    Re: What should I call this?

    The concept is not unheard of, some early harp guitars were similar (but not exactly the same). As for what to call it, perhaps you could call it Bob. :)

    I love hot rods. Post a sound clip.
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    Re: Out of my league

    I thought Chris Thile got it from a McArthur genius grant.
  9. Re: A likely contentious opinion on electric mandolins

    or maybe this

    https://youtu.be/bDWyccJVGY0
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    Re: New Kelley A model violin style

    Here’s a link to my video...https://m.youtube.com/watch?feature=youtu.be&v=A-PvwfkcuFE

    I can’t figure out how to imbed the video.:redface:
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    Re: New Kelley A model violin style

    Thanks friends for your kind words! A video will be posted in a little bit.
    Charles, I did use an inside mould and hide glue.
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    Re: mayhem in the music room

    How about: somebody (not the owner, probably a kid) idly picks up the mando, plays it a bit, puts it back improperly. When they close the door leaving the room the mando falls, glances off the bass...
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    Re: Aubrey Haynie's Gilchrist

    No, that is this one: http://www.gilchristmandolins.com/480
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    Re: 2019 Tune-A-Week Project

    No mandolin content as I decided not to bring an instrument with me, but a few pix from me trip:

    Somewhere in Clare - had to pull over to take a photo it was such a lovely day, this was near the...
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    Re: Gibson F5C - Korina back and sides

    Yes, it is good. A wonderful sounding Girouard mandolin.
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    Re: Gibson F5C - Korina back and sides

    Thanks for pointing that out.

    Top is aged spruce.

    I corrected the OP.

    Had a guitar I'm selling on my mind and typed quicker than I thought!
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    Built a tenor guitar

    Posting a few snaps of my recently (almost) completed tenor guitar….still need to add an endpin and maybe a pick guard. I previously built a 6-string under the tutelage of a local luthier, equally...
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    Re: 2019 Tune-A-Week Project

    Week 26 - halfway thru the year, just another 26 weeks to go! Here's a short and sweet jig for ye, "The Stolen Purse":
  19. Re: Which higher priced F style models have solid wood scrolls?

    Basically all scrolls on all F mandolins are partially solid and partially hollow. Or I should say 99.9 %.
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    Re: Help me understand mortise and tenon neck joints

    I'm not a violin maker, though I repaired many violin family instruments and have been on Maestronet forum for nearly 20 years (kinda equivalent of M-Cafe, but best violin makers of the world...
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    Re: 2019 Tune-A-Week Project

    All caught up now - here's the Week 18 tune for the Tune A Week project, a lovely jig by the Kane Sisters, "An Pangur Bán" - the title is taken from an old Irish poem written by a monk about his cat....
  22. Re: Traditional or modern design, what's your strategy ?

    Paging Mr. Matsuda.... Paging Mr. Matsuda....

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  23. Thread: two mocha

    by diptanshu
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    two mocha

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ArcM1mGWzeg&lc=z23wetrpnsybznwol04t1aokgd2esr0t0bl3yzcopufkbk0 h00410
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    Re: CGDA to GDAE tuning

    Agreed. For convenience John Pearse makes a tenor guitar set #450 at .042, .030, .020, .013 They are good on my tenor.

    Larry
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    Re: Mandolin purchase advice

    There have been some pretty good deals on mandolins recently. If you liked the Webers and could stretch a bit -
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