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    Re: Trillium longscale mandola demo

    From the little I know about NHs they are usually in the range of violas, more or less. Is the tenor lower in pitch?

    I have always loved the music and a friend lent me one a few years ago but I...
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    Re: What's your new fiddle tune?

    Lately into Québécois land: Gigue du Forgeron, Marche de St. Laurent, Gigue du Sous-Marin, Reel du Semeur, and a few whose names I can never remember.
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    Re: Regal-made Blue Comet resonator mando

    I had one of the ones with the “resonator” years ago. It was all laminated IIRC.
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    Re: Trillium longscale mandola demo

    that nyckelharpa looks rather cool. Is it your own design or did you copy an older instrument?
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    Re: Polyetherimide plectra

    Good luck, Eugene!

    Actually, since I never used that style pick, can you post the dimensions and thickness of the ones you prefer?

    Are they sort of close to the ones that this seller of used...
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    Re: Trillium longscale mandola demo

    Very nice playing and singing.

    A friend just lent me his 25 year old Trillium octave. I heard that Bob was making only a limited number of instruments over the last few years and that he closed...
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    Re: Ranieri - Art of the Mandolin

    Maybe I am a bit confused here but how do you know it is in public domain? I have the Cranz editions and book 1 is copyrighted 1956, book 2 1959.
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    Re: Polyetherimide plectra

    You also might talk to Nik Monnin of Apollo. He works with PEEK and casein and might be interested. Of course the market is a bit small, to say the least.
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    Re: Polyetherimide plectra

    To continue... have you contacted Clayton or Dunlop or anyone else to see what they would charge for making some picks to your specifications? I assume what you find lacking in reworking the existing...
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    Re: Polyetherimide plectra

    Eugene: you remember the old days here when we had a very active classical section. I bought a sheet of Ultem plastic and made a few Roman style picks out of it. I agree that it is the best sounding...
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    Re: The Joy of an OM

    In the last 6 months or so I have gotten interested in OMs and I missed some excellent ones at great prices. However, I remembered many years ago a good mandolin friend of mine came over to my house...
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    Re: Old vs New Oval

    You may be right, Peter. Perhaps it is the bridge placement on the shorter necks but my two x-braced mandolins: 83 Flatiron A5-2 and Campanella have very different tones than my Brentrup which is...
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    Re: Apollo Picks !

    I also bought a PEEK b 1.25mm—my favored BC is a TP50 and I wanted to have something similar to compare. I posted a brief report on another Apollo thread. I liked the Apollo but the bevel is a bit...
  14. Re: Anybody fixed this kind of left thumb aggravation?

    Another wild guess here: you are gripping the neck way too tight. Relax and enjoy playing. I actually don't know why you would get a callus or whatever that is on your thumb. Maybe post a pic of the...
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    Re: Old vs New Oval

    It depends on what you consider a traditional oval A. I was in your boat a few years ago—what I wanted was a modernized version of a Gibson A which, to me, meant transverse bracing and shorter neck...
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    Re: 1920/1930 Supertone Mandolin

    Also, no need to post in multiple places for the same questions. I replied to your other thread with a link on how to post photos.
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    Re: Early Gibson A4 - Different Inlays?

    I believe that only a few A-4s had the "artist" style inlays. I imagine that they would have offered it as a custom thing in 1918 but this mandolin has so much other non-Gibson features. IMHO this...
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    Re: Mid-Mis for sale

    Forum rules are you cannot sell directly from these pages, however you can submit an ad in the classifieds section when you are ready to sell. And if you sell there is a voluntary 2% fee based on the...
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    Re: Supertone Mandolin

    The best thing you can do is to post some photos of your mandolin. If you need instruction to post a photo, go to this link.
  20. Re: F'in Mandolin Shootout with a Nugget, Gilchrist and Hogan!

    In that case, I will take the Nugget. :)
  21. Re: Differences between Eastwood Mandostag and Godin A8

    Check out this thread with Eva Scow playing a Godin. She certainly makes it sound great for swing.
  22. Re: F'in Mandolin Shootout with a Nugget, Gilchrist and Hogan!

    The obvious conclusion to all of this is for all of us to do what Jake did: buy them all. Might have to sell a car or two but hey—I’m not really going anywhere anyway this year. :)
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    Re: tailpiece woes

    You might contact an Eastman dealer and ask them to contact Eastman about that tailpiece. I seem to recall another thread of someone who had the same problem and they actually sent him a replacement.
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    Re: Blonde Loars ?

    It is cool to see Pete playing mandolin. He and John Cohen lived pretty close to me and I was friends with John and played with Pete a couple of times.
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    Re: Curious about mandola nomenclature

    I assume you were the victim of autocorrect above and meant mandocello (sometimes archaically called mandoloncello). Scale for that is generally 24" (Gibson) to 25.5" (more or less) and tuned one...
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