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    Re: Describe your MAS progression

    For me it started with a new Kentucky KM 600, in 1984. Then, I got a 1925 Gibson A2-z in 1985, and sold the Kentucky. In the mid 80s, I picked up a Vega Little Wonder mando banjo, and after a year or...
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    Re: Why do you like the picks you like?

    For mandolin, I have been using Wegen dippers (140) for around 10 years. I like the tone and the shape. They also last and last. I went through the pick sampler, and tried some ones that I liked (...
  3. Re: The Traveling Pick Sampler - Anyone Interested?

    I received sampler #1 a couple days ago, and have been going through the amazing amount of picks in these bags. I've used a lot of these picks over the years, and it has been a good exercise to...
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    Re: rigel mandolins

    I bought an A+ deluxe new in 2002. It quickly became my main gig instrument, and is a wonderful player with plenty of tone, volume and chop. As already mentioned, the pick up works very well. I also...
  5. Re: The Traveling Pick Sampler - Anyone Interested?

    I’d like to be added to the list too, please. I have a couple picks to add to the mix. Thanks.
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    Re: Mandolins for about $600

    Iím selling a <removed by Moderator--please review Forum Guidelines>
    This could be a great instrument for you. It plays great and has a full sound with good projection.
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    Re: Pick madness, maybe pick maintenance?

    I have been using a Wegen Dipper for more than 5 years, doing a lot of playing (enough to require fret dressing) with very little wear.
  8. Re: Pick weight (thickness, size, whatever the term is)

    I usually use (and have for about 9-10 years or so) a Wegen dipper pick. I believe they are 1.5mm. These picks produce good tone and volume, in my opinion, as well as wearing very little, making them...
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    Re: Full-contact bridges: New standard?

    Frank Ford provides his take on this question at Frets.com: http://frets.com/FretsPages/Musician/Mandolin/LtMandoBr/ltmandobr.html

    From what he says, a lighter bridge will provide more volume.
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    Re: Free V-Picks - Right Here

    Thanks for the opportunity.

    Bill
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