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    Re: Gibson Adjustable Bridge

    My 2, 22's had adjustable ones..

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    Re: Loar Case Handle Restoration Inquiry

    I got a strap on replacement handle for my 90 year old case .. 2 kinds; depending on the ring orientation on the case..

    Was in Paper catalog from a music store supply company ..

    it was...
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    Re: Vintage Gibson Pickguard Observations

    +1 the pin floated in a , how about replace with rubber, ring .. grommet?
    The edge clip of the 20s* gave way to a screwed into the edge clip . with 1 pin into the fingerboard edge..

    Smaller...
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    Re: New carbon fiber mandolin builder

    Took my A5 Mix to a sidewalk Jam with 2 old friends on front of what was the last semblance of a Music store in town .
    that was having a every thing must go closing the store due to lease...
  5. Re: Gear Tuner replacement for Morgan Monroe MMS-3

    Stewmac is where I got my last tuner set for replacements on a Mandolin ..
  6. Re: Difficulty finding Elixir Nanoweb coated strings

    Like Rank Choice Voting , what is your runner up favorite ? & #3 ?
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    Re: Strings with no loop & no ball

    Aquilla has strings you Tie on .. I made a knot ignoring that the tail piece is called 'No Knot'..
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    Re: Strings for an F4 - Medium Okay?

    I have 10~38 on my Pre TR A, 11~40 on ihe TR A4.
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    Re: This is how Gibson looked to Czechs

    Later people got into bluegrass & used their centuries old violin making skills with out needing the foreign name..
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    Re: Dull and Lifeless

    New Strings bring things back to life ..
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    Re: New carbon fiber mandolin builder

    I Think they used Pre Preg Cloth, an Autoclave/oven & Vacuum Bagging technique to make them
    then Peter did the finishing fretting hardware fitting, And marketing ..
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    Re: New carbon fiber mandolin builder

    Guess Peter Mix & the collaboration with Clear Carbon of Rhode Island NewMAD CF ended..
    My A5 is on its 2nd set of frets .. having a regular Ebony fingerboard, & Bridge,
    the re fret was as...
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    Re: Ready to get my hillbilly on!

    Getting everyone in Overalls for the full Buck Owens , Roy Clark Hee Haw TV show effect?
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    Re: Is it possible to get this tuned to GDAE?

    @ first I used 3 from Martin's Baritone Uke set* + 1 from a Soprano set .. for 5th tuning
    * 1 is copper wound ,1 aluminum wound & 1 plain. & the plain Sop outer string..
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    Re: Is it possible to get this tuned to GDAE?

    5th interval tuning options : F.C.G.D.A.E.B.F# C#.. pick 4 ..

    My spruce topped banjo uke is with a mandolin-ish 14" scale & Its E,B,F#,C#..

    1st string is seeming tight enough Not...
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    Re: Thumb wear on the neck

    More base, first joint of index finger wear on the bottom side, than my thumb,,,

    + the hand of the last owner starting back in the 20's..

    shared effort..

    Neck; mahogany not maple.. a...
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    Re: Rubner tuners on Eastman MD305?

    Previous Schallers were fine. have several A's & a Deluxe F ..

    New Grand Tunes look good too . German precision & efficient manufacturing.
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    Re: Rubner tuners on Eastman MD305?

    Burning it in a lined fry pan . (or solid fuel booster section gaskets on the challenger space shuttle)

    Cant be healthy .. Passive just sitting there, or suspended in Triflow chain oil ...
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    Re: Shipping Calton Mandolin Case

    Here my source of cardboard box material is the Bicycle Shop .. Big panels ..
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    Re: Rubner tuners on Eastman MD305?

    Post hole mis - spacing is another source of binding ..
  21. Re: Best Cases for Temperature/Humidity Control

    That may be a bit over the top for someone stating: "I do not go out much, nor do I fly" ..
    but a graphic anecdote.. of a touring professional, with a 'holy grail' precious mandolin..

    Pegasus...
  22. Re: Best Cases for Temperature/Humidity Control

    keep it cool? Maybe a white fiberglas Eastman ? (rubber edge seals will keep the rain out) .

    I note white cars are popular in the middle east ..

    :whistling:
  23. Re: Will I Notice A Difference? Gibson 1917 vs 1922-34

    And the neck profile is unchanged .. the truss rod cover on the A4 is nickel plated
    like the tail piece ,

    so they were featuring it's addition .. later, it seems the TRC was black
    to...
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    Re: Fishman M200 / M100

    Door #3... :whistling:

    My installed pickup is Schertler .. it's a contact dynamic microphone, so goes into the mixer like any other mic.

    Its signal is Strong, so with an impedance matching...
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    Re: High marks for Schaller GrandTunes

    Stew Mac Sells the Grommet bushings that are more traditional.. It's what the Waverly kit includes , I believe..
    so using the Schaller ones is Optional ..
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