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    Re: Swannanoa fiddle mando,banjo week

    There is a KOA campground down the road. I've stayed there and liked it a lot.
    If I can get my lazy bones motivated, I'll try and drive a bit to the other side of AVL for the evening do.
  2. Re: Where to move to in US? (Yes, there's mandolin content!)

    It bemuses me to note that Asheville considers itself to be 'The Paris of the South'.....
    Well, they don't speak French either......
    There are lots of mandolins around; I have a whole mess of them....
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    Re: I Had A Brush With Greatness

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  4. Re: Story behind Bill Monroe's mandolin being vandalzd

    Last time I knew, Brian A. had an April 25, 1923 that belonged to a fellow from Boston. Ron also has a LL signed F-5.
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    Re: Trombolin "B" Part?

    Two separate tunes. 'Trombolin' has two parts; I have recordings of WSM playing both parts. Skip Gorman might have been given his copy of it by me...
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    Re: Dave Appollon

    That is most likely the only Loar-signed mandolin that Apollon owned; looks like the owner is quite happy!!!
  7. Re: Eastman MD515 Mandolin with Schertler Products Giveaway

    The top on the mandolin has a very unique 'distressed finish' look to it. Interesting tailpiece also.
    Nice looking instrument.
  8. Re: #11 Bean Blossom Moment 1970 McKinley's March Bill Monroe

    It almost sounds like there is a second mandolin chopping behind Bill?
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    Re: Dave Apollon and his 1923 Loar # 73009

    I have a theory regarding the excellent tonal qualities of #73009. When it was returned to the factory in 1937 for the repair of the crack in the top, Gibson sandblasted the old finish off the...
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    Re: Happy Birthday, Big Mon!

    106730106731106732Bill Monroe - remembered for his greatness!!
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    Re: Norman (and Nancy) Blake's Loar F-5

    April 25th, 1923 was a good day for mandolin production!!!
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    Re: Loar forgery / fake Serial # 80263

    Bet Stuart Smith is going to be selling #72214 soon....
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    Re: McCray Picks: Anyone know about them?

    I have two McCray picks, a 1.5 and a 1.8mm. I like them but I am not sure they are the cat's pajamas. I think sometimes they sound better than my equivalent sized BC picks, but I do go back and...
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    Re: Free V-Picks - Right Here

    My poor ole mandolin is tired of the same ole pick.... make it happy!!!
  15. Re: #3 A Bean Blossom Moment 1959 That's Alright Bill & Joe Stu

    Hummm...... Sounds like someone is playing an F-4???????
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    Re: Tanyards vs. Old Daingerfield

    In the case of the unreleased Monroe instrumental project, I don't believe it is James Monroe who is preventing that project from being released. If I recall correctly, the Recording Engineer is the...
  17. Thread: Apollon

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    Re: Apollon

    Walter Carter, the acclaimed Gibson historian, related that Dave's April 25th 1923 Loar-signed F-5 was returned to Gibson in October of 1937, where a top crack was repaired and the instrument was...
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    Sticky: Re: Loar Picture of the Day

    F5Loar: One word is worth a thousand pictures!!!!
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    Re: The Last Master Model from Gibson?

    Lotta pick-click on that puppy.
  20. Re: GHS Silk and Bronze. Any interest in lighter gauges?

    I have bulk packages of the unwound steel strings.
  21. Re: GHS Silk and Bronze. Any interest in lighter gauges?

    I buy the GHS silk & bronze G & D strings in bulk from juststrings.com and use my own 12 & 16 E and A strings. very happy with that combination.
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    Re: Going across the sea

    Bill Monroe played it as a two-part tune.
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    Re: what's the deal with Dusty Miller

    there are several versions of Bill Monroe playing it on Facebook, in the Monroe Mandolin group. There is one two-part version and a three-part version as well.
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    Re: Today in Mandolin History - June 9

    June 9th is a month before July 9TH!
  25. Re: Bill Monroe and His Blue Grass Boys - Etowah, TN - July 19, 1

    Great video. w/ good audio as well.
    Not to mention the very rare viewing of Diana Christian.
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