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    Re: Reduce costs pleased

    "To be clear, I am not accusing the manufacturers of over pricing....But the reality is that the vast majority of people are going to be tightening their wallets and it may be wise to figure out how...
  2. Re: S1E31 - Mandolins and Beer Episode #31 Paul Glasse

    Really enjoyed the interview w Paul!
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    Re: Strap Button Recommendations

    Jazzjune, I'd rather buy a used mandolin with finish rubbed, than an installed strap button
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    Re: Legal Zoom Mandolin Commercial

    A lot of great mandolins have been built in that shop...
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    Re: Small diameter round braided strap source

    Not withstanding the Lakota Leathers business model, they're still rougher, bigger & bulkier than the kangaroo hide straps we prefer.
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    Re: Small diameter round braided strap source

    Jo makes beautiful straps. We corresponded and she made me one exactly to fit my Ellis A. For those wondering, they're smoother and smaller diameter than the cowhide type made by Lakota et al. A...
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    Re: Did Bill Collings Sign All Or Some?

    I've never seen an unsigned label from Collings ....(before Bill's passing)
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    Re: Intervention needed(Cody Road)

    Bears a resemblance to Doyle Lawson's "Misty Morning" on the Bluegrass Album Band Vol 6 CD
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    Re: Post A picture of your favorite "A" model

    2011 A special that Tom Ellis built for me , with the first Ellis double-flowerpot headstock inlay. Tom cut several and chose this one. Great sounding mandolin & a special one. Case by Bill...
  10. Re: What's Your Favorite Instrumental-Mandolin Album?

    Bluegrass Mandolin Extravaganza .... music by some of my fave mando monsters
  11. Re: Steve Gulley and New Pinnacle - Real Shine...

    Key of A
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    Re: New Mandolin Day - Ellis

    But they were that good even before CNC machines ;)
    https://www.facebook.com/ellismandolins/photos/pcb.2630250347023320/2630249713690050/?type=3&theater
  13. Re: Converting Right handed Mandolin to left handed

    Back in the day... I had a Collings MT while I was waiting for the one Heiden lefty F build. I ordered it with 2 nuts and 2 bridge tops. When my Heiden arrived, I sold the MT to a picking buddy. So...
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    Re: Prettiest A model I have seen in a while

    It's pretty unlikely that a Stradolin sounds better than the Ellis....but that's your opinion. Tom Ellis started making mandolins in the '70s and his mandolins have been played by some pretty well...
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    Re: proper fret dress

    Well-said Paul. I'm lucky enough to live a day's drive from Michael Heiden, & you're real close to our friend Tom Ellis. I'd rather do a root-canal on myself than do critical things on my...
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    Re: Jet City Guitars

    Jet City Guitars is Jim Brown. I have bought several '30s Martins from Jim. He's a real straight- shooter and a gentleman. He has extremely fine instruments coming to him. He's as honest as the...
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    Re: $200 to dress mandolin frets? Ouch!

    Br1ck, from the conversation, i read that there's more going on than the odd high fret. We were just given the abbreviated version of the entire conversation. "but there were so many little issues...
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    Re: $200 to dress mandolin frets? Ouch!

    Just a couple of comments and observations; 1st, as already mentioned....why would a two month old mandolin need a fret dress and a new nut, unless the work was not properly done by the builder? and...
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    Re: Does anyone have a case like this?

    Yes it looks like the non-vintage SAGA version of the redline case.
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    Re: Brentrup Mandolins

    Once a long while ago I saw a Brentrup F mando in Greg Boyd's place in Missoula. It was said to have belonged to Scott Tichenor. It was beautifully made and one of the better sounding mandolins in...
  21. Re: Curt Mangan Monel medium string price increase?

    That's the regular price Bill. The 20% shows up at the cart
  22. Re: How to choose a good F style mandolin when you are miles from

    Well Lisa, That's easy "a great F-5 style mandolin can't spend more than $4500." You don't say what you're playing, or a sound you're looking for. Lots of used F5s will answer your dream. At...
  23. Re: Disappointed with the Nashville music scene

    "Does any body play bluegrass in Nashville anymore?" As has been mentioned, you've got to do your homework. Expecting to stumble on the Bluegrass scene or the best restaurant (for example) in a city...
  24. Re: Where can I find a tutorial for new camptown races?

    Youtube is your friend. Many videos of NC Races....some with tab...all can be slowed down.
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    Re: Show off your back side

    2011 Ellis A5 Special 180218
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