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  1. Thread: Joe page

    by G_Smolt
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    Yup. I was at the CD release party. Low-key...

    Yup.
    I was at the CD release party.

    Low-key event, mighty fun.

    Joe is a great player, fun to watch too. He is about the most laid-back stage presence you will see.
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    I don't think that there is a real connection...

    I don't think that there is a real connection between flyfishing and mandopickin', other that they are both fun as all get-out...

    One of the rivers that I guide on has an old cabin on it, a...
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    Y'all will probably be horrified at this, but...

    Y'all will probably be horrified at this, but this is where I keep one of the herd...
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    Short for "Gastineau Smolt", a popular Dolly...

    Short for "Gastineau Smolt", a popular Dolly Varden fly.

    Fitting, because I am Fish-Obsessed, much more than mando-obsessed...the Dolly is one of the fish I am smitten by, and I live on the shore...
  5. Thread: Salt river

    by G_Smolt
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    The Improbabillies also do a bitchin' Salt...

    The Improbabillies also do a bitchin' Salt River...check out the track Here

    great jam tune...
  6. Thread: Brw 3x

    by G_Smolt
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    mP- Yes, really. I loaned him the Hughes, he...

    mP-
    Yes, really. I loaned him the Hughes, he loaned me this one. One year.

    Mick-
    Not mine, so I didn't want to give out the serial, other than for approximate dating. Sure, it sounds silly, and...
  7. Thread: Brw 3x

    by G_Smolt
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    Yeah Conor wasn't shy about findin' a mike to...

    Yeah Conor wasn't shy about findin' a mike to pick into...looks like he ate a few, from the treble F-Hole.

    The "Cash in the F-Hole" is just that...it's a two-dollar bill.

    I lke Rattles, Conor...
  8. Thread: Brw 3x

    by G_Smolt
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    For all you Scroll-Trolls......

    For all you Scroll-Trolls...
    http://i166.photobucket.com/albums/u87/g_smolt/BRWscroll.jpg
  9. Thread: Brw 3x

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    Headstock...Custom inlay designed by Andrew...

    Headstock...Custom inlay designed by Andrew Heist, another monster AlaskaPicker
    http://i166.photobucket.com/albums/u87/g_smolt/BRWhead.jpg
  10. Thread: Brw 3x

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    Back...

    Back
    http://i166.photobucket.com/albums/u87/g_smolt/BRWback.jpg
  11. Thread: Brw 3x

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    On loan from a great picker up north, Conor...

    On loan from a great picker up north, Conor McManamin...

    Front
    http://i166.photobucket.com/albums/u87/g_smolt/BRWfront.jpg
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    Kratzer & Gresham built good mandos for awhile....

    Kratzer & Gresham built good mandos for awhile. Barry (the K in K&G, who also posts on MC) is now making "Bulldog" mandolins, of which I owned #1 for a brief time. I would think that 2700-mid 3's...
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    Seconding the suggestion for emery boards, as...

    Seconding the suggestion for emery boards, as well as the final buff on Levi's or another coarse cotton fabric.

    If you REALLY want to give the pick that comfy, "played-in" feel, try duplicating...
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    Full-Time Fish Whore. Gots me an Aquaculture...

    Full-Time Fish Whore.

    Gots me an Aquaculture degree, a Fisheries Science degree, a Seafood Technology degree...I own a processsing plant, and I am a flyfishing guide in the early / mid spring and...
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    Got few quick beauty shots in...Carver A #4 ...

    Got few quick beauty shots in...Carver A #4

    Top
    http://i166.photobucket.com/albums/u87/g_smolt/Carvertop.jpg

    Back
    http://i166.photobucket.com/albums/u87/g_smolt/carverback.jpg

    Headstock...
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    Problem Solved. I got off the phone with the...

    Problem Solved.

    I got off the phone with the builder about 10 minutes ago. I described the problem, the steps I had taken, and what came of those steps.

    He said, "Defective string."

    While...
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    Hey y'all- Changed strings on one of my...

    Hey y'all-

    Changed strings on one of my mandos, just like I always do - loosen top G, cut, replace, loosen second G, cut, replace...on down to the second E...the bridge never moved, all other...
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    I have a Carver A, and I pick it up more...

    I have a Carver A, and I pick it up more frequently than most of my other axes. Nice tone, don't hafta beat it to death to make it sound nice, and it feels good in the hand.

    You should PM Chris,...
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    I like it. First time I've heard "Wheel Hoss"...

    I like it.

    First time I've heard "Wheel Hoss" strung together with "Blackberry Blossom", but it sounds nice, G.

    Strong work, Hans.
  20. Thread: Wintergrass

    by G_Smolt
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    No go for me as well. VERY hard to...

    No go for me as well.

    VERY hard to cost-justify a $1000+, 3-day weekend just to hang around a buncha mando-nerds...

    Dang, I'm gonna miss it......
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    I got 10 sets of strings from my Pa 'n Ma. ...

    I got 10 sets of strings from my Pa 'n Ma.

    Better, I got my Pa 2 CD's (Jackstraw's Rubber Wheels and Foghorn's Weiser Sunrise), Adjusted the action on his A.L. Smart A, Changed strings, Cleaned up...
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    An excercise from a professor I once had,...

    An excercise from a professor I once had, applicable to mando playing...or anything...

    "...draw two circles, one with about twice the radius of the other. Label the inside circle "do" and the...
  23. Thread: 2006 henderson

    by G_Smolt
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    Don't you mean '04?...

    Don't you mean '04? http://www.mandolincafe.net/iB_html/non-cgi/emoticons/tounge.gif

    Congrats on the doubleheader...cute-as-a-button kid and a snazzy-lookin' mando.
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    I lurk on messageboards like this one, wait for...

    I lurk on messageboards like this one, wait for threads about rich, multiple-mando owners like this one, then I hunt them down, whack them, and take their mandos.
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    Hey y'all, I'm gonna be doing the annual in-laws...

    Hey y'all, I'm gonna be doing the annual in-laws / outlaws christmas tour, and I'm going to be in seattle for a week, then austin TX for a week.

    If any of you mando-obsessed folks want to meet up...
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