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    Re: what is the best selling mandolin.

    :) I have them both ! Ellis and Girouard !
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    Re: beside the mandolin.

    I have enough trouble with one one instrument ( mandolin) to add another one !
  3. Thread: Fiddle Tune

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    Re: Fiddle Tune

    Great tune and playing !! Loved it !
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    Re: 2019 Tune-A-Week Project

    Assuming you have CM Bluegrass series strings on your Girouard as this is what Max normally installs on new builds , are you sticking by these or experimenting with others ? I just received CM Monel...
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    Re: Free Waterloo Mandolin

    Yes
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    Re: Monel mandolin strings

    The CM strings last a very long time also ! I got one year from the first set as compared with changing every month or so ! Great strings !
  7. Re: Help! I can't hear the beat when I play a break

    I experienced the same when I first began at age 63 ! Now 72 and much better ! Band in the Box program was a big help and just playing with others ! Never had much help from a metronome which is my...
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    Re: 2019 Tune-A-Week Project

    Talent !
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    Re: If You Don't Perform In Public....

    I play my so called "high end" mandolins all the time ! No, I don't take these out around the campfire ! They are played at home with special exceptions at special gigs, etc ! I have four mandolins...
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    Re: If You Don't Perform In Public....

    You may have better luck with us than her ! :)
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    Re: General Mandolin Discussion

    Maybe just a bad day ! Like a bad hair day ! :)
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    Re: 1976 Gehrardt Green F5 Pictures

    I might like it if I was a leprechaun ! :)
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    Leaving instrument in Hot Car ?

    <Removed by Moderator. Although the real subject is something that needs to be discussed it doesn't need to be discussed here.>
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    Re: Preferred Polish

    I like the smell ! :) Great polish and best I have used !
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    Re: Carbon Fiber Mandolin

    I would be interested as a mandolin for my grand daughters to begin playing on ! For me, I like the sight, smell and feel of a wood one !
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    Re: I am considering a Lafferty LF-5B....

    I have played a pre-owned one and it was okay. As an option you should get your hands on a Girouard ! I played many top end mandolins at Ghrun's over a year ago and and comparing fit/finish to my...
  17. Re: Check out this mandolin...... Thoughts, comments, concerns

    Beauty is in the eye of the beholder and to my eyes it is ugly ! Sorry !
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    Re: If You Don't Perform In Public....

    What's performing in public have to do with it ? I doubt of ninety percent plus of the public have even heard of Lloyd Loar ! And even less have heard of Ellis, Gilchrist, Girouard, Red Diamond, etc...
  19. Re: What is the most mandolins you've owned at one time?

    Three now and a fourth soon ! Also a couple of fiddles, one of which is very expensive ! I have five grand daughters so each will eventually inherit one ! But not yet ! I hope ! :)
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    Re: New member in Kansas City need tips

    Quit before you start !!! It will become addictive , you will become stressed out at times because improvement isn't coming as fast as you like, you will end up with MAS disease and your expectations...
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    Re: What's your new fiddle tune?

    Woodchopper's Breakdown in key of D
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    Re: How do you clean your mandolin?

    I use David Harvey's Jubilee cleaner/polish. Last bottle lasted eight years and just reordered. Great stuff !
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    Re: A trip to Elderly

    Beauty is in the eye of the beholder ! No doubt F's are more popular than A models and I have both. I prefer to go with the sound however ! Some of the nicest, most personable and hardest working...
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    Re: Curt mangan Monel Strings

    Thanks for all your opinions/suggestions !
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    Re: Bill davis artist mandolin

    Congratulations ! Would love to see photo and hear any sound clips !
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