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  1. Re: looking to move, but I have no clue where ?.

    Western Pa. The Acoustic Music Works is one of the best instrument stores for Mandolins and guitars, a healthy bluegrass scene , some of the best hospitals in the country, and low cost real estate. I...
  2. Thread: Woodstock

    by Dick Wade
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    Re: Woodstock

    I was 18 and hitchhiked from Pittsburgh Pa. I had even bought a ticket. I donít recall any mandolin being played but then I donít remember all of the details of that week but I guess thatís not...
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    Re: Humidifier packets in mandolin cases?

    I have used the planet wave packs for years with success in my guitars and mandolins. They work great for me and I travel from Pennsylvania which is lush with humility to bone dry Colorado. I had one...
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    Re: Grey Fox Mandolin Cafe Meet-Up

    I will be there. I missed the meet up last year because i have no phone service at grey fox. Played lots of music at our camp site on the corner of martin and stover and hope to be at the same spot...
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    Grey Fox anyone?

    I will be at my usual spot near the Bluegrass Academy tent. Hope to see some familiar faces, and meet some new players
  6. Re: Removing binding from a 1920 A2 Gibson-cool video

    I liked the video. Its always interesting to see problems solved and the approaches taken to get a good result. Every repair or restoration is different and I thought the process he used was logical....
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    Re: Mando Strat, strings, scarcity, and value

    I have owned a four string Fender Mando Strat for about a year. I bought it used and with some improvements like a moon gazer bridge with four saddles, a duncan antiquities pickup and better pots,...
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    Re: What Is Your Favorite Mandolin?

    Like many of you, I have played and owned many fine mandolins over the years. Any of you players who have been going to Grey Fox and have attended the Mandolin Meet and Greets have had some very fine...
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    Re: Grey Fox 2015, July 16-19

    I will be around. I will be camping near the bluegrass academy tent. My Brother Tom and I have worked at the festival for many years with the sponsors and vendors.Last year, three weeks after the...
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    what happened to the fender mando-strat?

    I checked a few big box sites and find the Fender Mando-Strat is not on the market. I looked at Moongazer's site and find their fender style kits are not available. Is something up in the Indonesian...
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    Re: Greyfox Mando Meetup?

    Mando meet and greet and tasting. Where will it be? If Fred G is able to get a spot ( not and easy thing to do at the busy Grey Fox Festival), He will let me know so you can stop at the Beard Guitar...
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    Re: Grey Fox anyone?

    Fred, Don Dawson from D'Addario will not make to Grey Fox this year. I will sure miss his smiling face. Who ever comes from D'Addario Im sure will be as helpful and cooperative as Don has been, and...
  13. Re: So I bought a Peterson Clip on Tuner-total disappointment.

    I like the Planet Waves mini tuner. It works very well for me, but the best thing is the size. I don't like to see a beautiful mando or guitar with a bunch of plastic clamped to the tuning head.
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    Grey Fox anyone?

    The clocks ticking and Grey Fox is starting to dominate my thoughts. I'll be in the usual spot with Beard Guitars next to Daddario under our tent trying to stay out of all that sunshine. The line...
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    Re: My review of the Mandolin Cafe ball cap...

    I had one of the first batches and it was too small to be comfortable. This batch is a little better, but i would like to see them made a little bigger. Any of you Grey Fox folks that visit the straw...
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    Re: V-Picks Giveaway

    I would like to give them a try to see if all the hype is worth it.
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    Re: In Case humidifiers

    I have used most of the methods that everyone else has tried. I like the Planet Waves Humidpak. In the mandolin case I just use one of the packs, and in may guitar cases I use the standard 3 pack. I...
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    Re: Free V-Picks - Right Here

    I have just become a convert to Blue Chips after giving them a try this summer at Grey Fox. I have never tried the V pick, but I'm ready to give them a shot.
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    Grey Fox and Macica mandolins

    We had a short couple of meet and greet mando tastings at the festival this year thanks to the persistence of Fred G to get things to happen. Thanks Fred. After our mando tasting Fred and I met at...
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    Grey Fox anyone?

    I will be there with my Brother Tom at the Beard Guitar booth. I hope to see many of the Cafe members there. I saw some really cool mandolins at the mando tasting last year and I know I'll see many...
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    Re: What pickup for my Eastman 605?

    I am a big fan of the K&K pickup. I have used the Fishman bridge pickup on one of my mandolins and wasn't happy with the results. It didn't matter what preamp or amp I used, It just didn't satisfy...
  22. Thread: Inlays

    by Dick Wade
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    Re: Inlays

    Check out Depaule supply ( luthiersuplly.com) they have a great shell selection and good prices and service.
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    Re: Two Old Hippies to absorb Weber

    I am not so sure about how I think about this change with Weber mando's. I am and have been a big fan of Weber. Its the small shop that will answer any question, return your phone call, build it the...
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    Re: New F5 Macica Mandolin-Martin Macica

    Its beautiful, I really like your scroll. I'm sure it sounds great. Your A model that I played at our Mando Tasting at Grey Fox was one of the nicest A's I had in my hands, and we get some high end...
  25. Re: I don't mind paying $35 for a Blue Chip pick...

    I have not tried a Blue Chip Pick yet, and I will have to get around to it. My brother plays resonator guitar ( He hates it when I say Dobro since he plays a Beard ) and he recently spent $40 for a...
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