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    Re: Il Globo mandolin

    To me sticking with one mandolin for 50 years is more impressive than accumulating 50 mandolins in one year.
    I've played for just over a year now and have already got a bunch of mandos (well not 50,...
  2. Thread: Cumbus Mandolin

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    Re: Cumbus Mandolin

    Yeah, you can say that. I was not actually planning on getting one.
    I assume you know how it works ;)



    Well the company is called Cümbüş ( https://zeynelabidincumbus.com.tr ) but you're right...
  3. Thread: Cumbus Mandolin

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    Re: Cumbus Mandolin

    So, I bit the bullet and now have a used Cümbüş mandolin on the way to me.
    Let's see if it's worth the 30 bucks.
    I am no expert on woods, looks like the top is solid (though of poor wood...
  4. Thread: Cumbus Mandolin

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    Re: Cumbus Mandolin

    Turkey seems to be right, similar to this one (headstock, etc.) :
    https://www.gittigidiyor.com/muzik-plak-enstruman/cc1700-zeynel-abidin-cumbus-mandolin_pdp_592368881

    700 Turkish Lira would be...
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    Re: Boozy impulse purchase

    I make compulsive bids even when sober.
    Only God knows what would happen if I was drunk...
  6. Thread: La Corona

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    La Corona

    Somehow the name rings a bell for me but I can't quite put my finger on it.

    https://www.ebay.com/itm/MANDOLINO-Napoletano-La-Corona-1900/174256170815
  7. Re: While nonmusicians post "You're not hungry, you're bored"...

    Or your wife could buy YOU a Laptop as a thankyou for bringing a new mando into the house… or even better she could buy you a new mando.
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    Re: Which of these two Mandolins would be better?

    Hi.
    I have a Romanian mandolin though a different model (a Portuguese II model which has a narrower Body).
    It think it is a decent Instrument for the Price (and you can regulary find them even...
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    Re: Interesting bowlback on ebay

    Hi, found the label on Google:

    Made by Stefano Caponnetto
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    Re: Bowlbacks of Note

    Lovely Ceccherini you got there but has anyone heard about the other Ceccherini:disbelief: :))
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    Re: Vinaccia vs Embergher vsCalace Video

    Howdy,

    2, 3, 1.

    I have about the same Calace model as you and it has the same distinct sound.
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    Re: What Mandolin is this (and more)

    Hello, "Harmonie" is the sign for luthier Anton Lorbeer who worked at the Company (VEB) Musima in Markneukirchen, East-"Germany" (according to http://schlaggitarren.de/).
    It's a "portuguese style"...
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    Re: FolkReps - Portuguese Mandolins

    Hi, those mandolins seem to be from APC (Antonio Pinto Carvalho , https://apc-instruments.com ).

    Here is a thread where one member praises them.
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