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    Re: Robert Hunter RIP

    Never heard that anybody than Garcia, Dawson and Hunter should have been involved in the writing of Friend of the Devil
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    Re: Ridiculous ebay post of the day

    Perfectly right to me-- seller is in Wrong Kong
    Sorry
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    Re: Collings Sampeling

    Hey Brick and all
    I had an Engelmann MT topped about 5 years ago -- sold it and missed it -- thought I would try the torrefied Sitka ( It still smells "sauna" ) -- Memory is a fickle thing, this is...
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    Re: Collings Sampeling

    Well, I recently bought a bare bone ( my favourite aesthetic ) MT t , how did it fare
    Jens Denmark
  5. Thread: Nut glue?

    by Rustyback
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    Re: Nut glue?

    Well, to avoid mishaps-- at the bottom on the peghead side --- not the bottom of the nut
    Jens;)
  6. Thread: Nut glue?

    by Rustyback
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    Re: Nut glue?

    A hairline of CA at the bottom, peghead side of the nut, is the way I snug fit nuts -- remember to let the CA cure ! ---eventually tape off the bottom - final fitting can be done with a scraper. --...
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    Re: Loar / Kentucky comparison

    on my 950 I found a considerable lean of the tuning posts - I changed the bushings to Rubners - they fixed the tuning problem by 95% the missing 5% I suspect is due to the worm under construction --...
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    Re: TKL Vectra Cases

    Prucha CZ sells Schuster cases -- I have a couple for my banjos -- they are very well made
    Jens
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    Re: Rubners for a Collings MT

    KM 950 are worm under tuners, I do not think that Rubner makes these ??
    The period correct bushings on the KM does not support the shafts at all and provides malfunction.
    I changed the bushings to...
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    Re: Would this work?

    When the fit is good (crosssanding) I will scrape away some material from the bottom only leaving about 1 cm untouched at the
    ends.
    When strung up, the tension will conform the bridge base to the...
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    Re: Need to replace Elite tuners

    Changed the Elites on my Flatbush A to Rubners --- drop fit except for the screwholes --- what a breeze, the Rubners are very good.
    I have a hard time tuning my KM 950. The Gotohs, worm under, works...
  12. Re: Jammin at Hippie Jack's-Tim O'Brien and Darrell Scott

    Though I do admire Tim O`Brien highly, Darrell Scott is a mountain.
    I need to listen to him everyday -- makes my day better
    Jens
  13. Re: Kentucky KM-252 vs The Loar LM-170 Help, please!

    I had 2 mandos shipped from the US, a collings mt from TMS and a km950 from IA both arrived with way to much bow in the neck i guess due to atmospheric "play" --- freight, VAT and handling will...
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    Re: Frets worn already?

    EVO ate half of my Stew-Mac cutter in one refret ( might have been a bad one) -- gone to a japanese offset fretcutter from ToneTech UK - no problem
    Jens
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    Re: Morris A5 - mid-year review

    In my understanding, a 12th fret neck joinery means an A 4 ????? or if I am wrong, please enlighten me.
    Jens
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    Re: Epoxy headaches

    Had a strange experience with an epoxy supposed to be HQ
    Mixed with ebonydust it was still sticky after 2 month
    Mixed with mahoganydust as well as unmixed it cured within the expected time....
  17. Re: Differences in Tonewood Within Same Species?

    well half of my post disappeared again pretty straining for my Asperger. cont.

    Theres one other spruce in Europe (Serbia ), the endemic P. omorica "seed wise " there is a sad story connected...
  18. Re: Differences in Tonewood Within Same Species?

    I had the impression that instrumental alpine spruce is harvested in selfseeded/sustaining high altitude populations
    Provenanceselection in forrestry aims primarily at max productionpurpose and not...
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    Also asking for forgiveness for spellinx, syntax and missing words, was in a hurry
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    Dont know what happend cont....
    ophology
    Mandolinwise : my pickingbuddy and I Victor "Flatbush" Smith build 2 "identicals -- one with a softer and flexible top and one with normal stiffness,...
  21. Re: Differences in Tonewood Within Same Species?

    There is a botanical disagreement whether theres is more than one Picea species i Europe --- The Russians claims that Picea obovata ( siberian spruce ) is a species, while western european botanist...
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    Re: Mandolin Magazine

    writing `bout music etc.
    Dancing about architecture has been done --- in Malmoe Sweden there is a 70+ story building
    named " The turning torso" --- quite a sight ----
    otherwise I do agree
    Jens
  23. Re: Ever wondered where the Swiss Violin makers get their Tonewoo

    In a book about the Cremonese violinmakers it was told that they had wood"scouts" in the mountains listening to the harvested logs
    while they went down the rocky slopes and when the right log...
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    Re: Experience with an Adjustable Maple Bridge?

    I had maplebridges on (back)order from FQ for more than 6 months -- then cancelled
    However I build my own adjustable bridge(s) ( thumbwheels from StewMac and " waning moon bosnian maple ( sic)" from...
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    Re: Beech for a finger/fretboard?

    What about olive --- from your "own" backyard --- should be possible to find a piece large enough for a mando fretboard think it could be a cool "looker" ---
    Jens-
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