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  1. Thread: Flinner Walsh

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    Re: Flinner Walsh

    fixed it!
  2. Thread: Flinner Walsh

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    Flinner Walsh

    Was looking for some good mando sounds while doing some work on the computer today, stumbled across this here video. Those 2 Gils are sounding pretty great together! Doesn't hurt that these two...
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    Re: Free Waterloo Mandolin

    most definitely. Should I just go ahead and send y'all my shipping address?
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    Re: About done upgrading my MD315

    I did file down the bridge feet on my old 315 to make it a full contact bridge. Tape down some sandpaper on the top, make sure it's nice a tight. Then just slowly work the bridge back and forth...
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    Re: Post A picture of your favorite "A" model

    ;)
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  6. Thread: Watson's Blues

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    Watson's Blues

    Was having a little bit of fun with my buddy's Waterloo, decided to record a little take through this tune on a zoom mobile recorder.


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rOlczyDoQJ8&feature=youtu.be
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    Re: Counterfeit D'Addario Strings from Amazon

    I just drive on down to Fiddler's Green every month or so and stock up! I know they'll be legit D'addario products, and I'm supporting the good folks at that shop, too. Win win!

    AND I get to...
  8. Re: Is this a good idea? Pickup installation video

    "It actually goes inside your bridge, because that's the way I invented it."

    "Even if Ricky Skaggs himself tells you to buy something. Um no. I've seen that guy on a bicycle on a diving board...
  9. Thread: Dgq

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    Re: Dgq

    I LOVE George Cole's guitar playing. Such a killer player.
  10. Re: Swapping out Gotoh tuners for Waverly on Ellis A

    Well, there ya have it. Many thanks to all of the wonderful folks at the Ellis operation. The finest folks, and they do some great work!

    Picked it up on Friday, and had gigs both Friday and...
  11. Re: Swapping out Gotoh tuners for Waverly on Ellis A

    I'm wondering if I'll even need the reamer. From the measurements, the Gotoh's and Waverly's have the same size bushing requirements. At least, I think they do.
  12. Swapping out Gotoh tuners for Waverly on Ellis A

    Hey folks. I know there are a lot of threads concerning Waverly, and other tuners. What I have not been able to come across is a person who has done this exact switch, from Gotoh to Waverly tuners....
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    Re: X-Braced Ellis F5?

    I talked with Tom and Christian last time I was down there. We were on the topic of X bracing for quite some time. From what I gathered, they hadn't built an x braced mandolin yet. But it appears...
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    Re: Best strap for A mandolin

    I've used this strap for a good while now. Ordered it from https://www.etsy.com/shop/JPDco. Just tell him how long you want the strap, how wide, and how many holes on each end. Simple, no frills....
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    Re: Janet Davis Music Co. has gone out of business

    Ah man! This shop was a few miles from where I grew up. Good folks. That's too bad.

    They just moved into a new shop just a few years ago.
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    Re: Andrew Marlin's F

    Andrew Marlin built it. He worked at some luthier's shop back in the day.
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    Re: Andrew Marlin's F

    Looks like the Kimble that Andrew played on Such Jubilee is up for sale!!

    http://www.mandomutt.com/products-page/mandolins/2014-kimble-a-5
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    Re: Austin, TX this weekend

    Dan, are you leaving on Monday the 7th, or are here through that whole monday? Radio Coffee and Beer on the south side of town has a bluegrass night every monday night. Some really great pickers...
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    Re: Please give me a shopping list.

    Mackie makes a great little board that I swear by. You can get it in 8 channels, and you can run it through an iPad.

    http://www.sweetwater.com/store/detail/DL806L

    That gives you plenty of...
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    Re: K&K pickup on James Tailpiece

    There ya have it folks. The fine folks at the Ellis shop here in Austin slapped that k&k in there for me. I was glad to take it to them, and so thankful they could install it. There's nobody I...
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    K&K pickup on James Tailpiece

    I've got a K&K pickup on the way to me. I'm looking to get this bad boy installed, and I'm definitely wanting the jack to go through the endpin. Can't seem to find much info on these jacks going...
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    Re: Strap for A with 2 end pins

    Ordered a strap from a guy who runs a leather shop on Etsy.com. Had it for a couple years and it's awesome. Here's the link to his store. https://www.etsy.com/shop/JPDco

    I messaged him, said I...
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    Re: Andrew Marlin's F

    Will, I always loved the sound of that Kimble A that he was playing. Have seen them live maybe 5 or 6 times over the years, and most of those shows he was playing the Kimble. Great mandolin, and I am...
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    Re: Northfield, Passernig, Pava...Input Needed

    That Passernig A is awesome. It's got my vote!! And that Passernig mandola. I sit down with that thing for at least 20 minutes every time I make a string run over to Fiddlers.
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    Re: The search continues...

    Just keep playing the tone you want into it! It's got all the foundations it needs - great build, great woods. It's only gonna get better with time!

    Happy pickin', brother!
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