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    Re: Gilchrist picks, Still available?

    This is a response to a old thread, but, when in Nashville earlier this year for a visit, I found and got one of these Gilchrist Ivoriod picks. The ones that are not as rounded as say the "Golden...
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    Re: Bought New Mandolin from The Mandoshop

    Where do you live in Fl? I'm in Miami and looking for folks to play with, always.

    How

    Howband@comcast.net
  3. Re: 1922 gibson in miami needs reglued where would be a good plac

    G. T. Guitars

    547 N E 42nd Street
    Oakland Park, FL 33334
    954-650-6525

    This person did a good job with setup and fretwork on my 84' Flatiron. He does mostly guitar work (he's a certified...
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    "Home Sweet Home" in C

    Anyone have some tasteful tab to "Home Sweet Home" in C. My guitar buddies play it in "C". I guess "D" would be a second choice (I could ask them to capo up if they seem like their in a tolerant...
  5. 84' Flatiron - A5-1 Needs setup work and thinking of upgrades

    I'm about to bring in my beloved Flatiron 84' A5-1 in for some major setup. It needs fretwork and probably a new bridge (the current bridge is tilting forward - I think the posts for the screws on...
  6. Re: Mandolin repair person within days drive of Miami

    Thank you for both replies. I've had work done with Bob Peterson in the past on some guitars and he did a good job. Did not know he worked on mandolins too. The Fort Lauderdale person is new to...
  7. Mandolin repair person within days drive of Miami

    I've got an 84' Flatiron A5-1 that probably needs a fret job and a good setup. It's intonation is off and it has a few rattles (probably the frets - they are pretty low and there's a few good...
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    Re: Difference between early Flatiron A models:

    Thanks for the info folks...

    Howie
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    Difference between early Flatiron A models:

    I'm a relatively new owner of an 84' Flatiron A5-1 (made in Montana and signed by Mr. Carlson). I didn't know a lot about Flatirons when I bought it other than I liked it's sound and character. So,...
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    Re: Setup - String height measurment

    Rob Meldrum sent me his setup e-book and it's a great resource for setup issues. Thanks to Rob and thanks to the other folks who posted suggestions to me.

    Although just beginning Rob Meldrum's...
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    Re: Setup - String height measurment

    Thanks folks...and Bill, I appreciate the math lesson too...(lowest common denominator stuff)...used to be a sign in Miami that said 2/10 of a mile to the exit and I considered climbing the sign one...
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    Re: Setup - String height measurment

    Or, if someone can point me to a good "thread" that covers the subject.

    Thanks again,

    How
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    Setup - String height measurment

    Forgive me if this has been covered...but in my searching, I have not found what seems like a definitive answer:

    Is there a definitive string height measurement for; Low, Medium, & High actions on...
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    Cold Frosty Morning - Chords in B part

    I'm a relatively new mandolin player...and I'm wondering what chord forms you folks use on the B part of Cold Frosty Moning. There is some fast chord switching. In the B part, I'm using the 4 finger...
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