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    Re: Mandolin goes sharp between sessions?

    I'm definitely a bumbling player, but my Stradolin has been in tune three days running now (yes, I checked before I started playing) :))
  2. Wonderful music and fantastic photography.

    Wonderful music and fantastic photography.
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    Re: New player - Mandolin

    Even if you get a brand new mandolin, you should have a copy of Rob Meldrum's famous free setup E-book, just for reference
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  4. Re: Definition of a good mandolin player’s spouse

    My husband will sit there and listen to me play Mike Marshall's Finger Busters for 15 minutes straight, then walk around the house humming it :))
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    Re: This weeks mandolin that won't get a bid or buyer

    That's more than I paid for my beautiful Stradolin. Just saying
  6. Re: Creating a solo video with my own backing track

    I hear you. You're alot more disciplined and analytical (not to mention practical) in your approach than I have been, plus I was being a tad facetious :redface:.

    If I decided at some point I...
  7. Re: Creating a solo video with my own backing track

    Sherry, that's why you need more mandolins :mandosmiley:
    Wine's not a bad interim suggestion, though ;)


    BTW, When I need to download from my phone (android) I connect it to my pc (windows) with...
  8. Re: Do great looking mandolins have to sound better?

    Maybe. Not sure about that from what I've read here on the Cafe. I think it might be complicated. :confused:
  9. Re: Creating a solo video with my own backing track

    Sherry, I'm glad you're figuring it all out so that when I get to that point, it'll be a no brainer :grin:
  10. Re: Do great looking mandolins have to sound better?

    Depends on your definition of "prettier."

    However, as previously noted, I believe a distinct majority equate prettier with fancier. Personally I think there are pretty mandolins that are fancy,...
  11. Re: Do great looking mandolins have to sound better?

    It seems like in the mandolin world, "looks good" very often equates to "looks fancy". Maybe not universally true, though. I personally am a big fan of simplicity. I had emailed Mike Dulak about the...
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    Re: Where are the Mandola Books?

    I recently got a copy of Niles Hokkanen's small book The Mandola Sampler. The type is pretty small for my oldish eyes, but it's VERY full of information. Extremely concentrated. I've only read...
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    Re: Mandolin Banjo?

    I'm glad this topic came up. I've seen one advertised locally and have been wondering.....
  14. Re: Two more Piccolo Mandolins- Cherry and Black Walnut

    That headstock with the pear overlay is just awesome. Thanks for showing the closeup.
  15. Thread: 1000 posts!

    by Sue Rieter
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    Re: 1000 posts!

    Well, I can see how that would slow down your posting :)
    A tad off topic, but here's a question, then. What do you bring into the woods for playing music?
  16. Thread: 1000 posts!

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    Re: 1000 posts!

    Took ya 5+ years, betcha your next 1K will be quicker ;)
  17. Re: Two more Piccolo Mandolins- Cherry and Black Walnut

    Wow, Bob, those are beautiful! I love that you are using local resources. I bet they sound great!
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    Re: Mike Marshall's Loar?

    I kind of wish my fingers were more like his for when you have to hold down 4 strings at a time.
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    Re: ? about Dunlop Primetone picks...

    The Wegen is TF120. On Zach's recommendation :)
    I also got a Primetone 1.4 Grip pick, which I like, too, but maybe not as much.

    My problem as I am learning to strum my mandolin and not hold my...
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    Re: ? about Dunlop Primetone picks...

    After reading this thread, I bought some new picks as well as some strings from Strings and Beyond. I didn't get a sticker though :crying:

    (Zach, I bought your Wegen pick that you like for...
  21. Thread: please help

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    Re: please help

    If the spouse is suggesting the shelf, then there are no worries ;)
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    Re: Harmony H-417 Mandolin

    I guess if you like it and it is all fixed up by your luthier, and is only $100, there isn't any reason you can't have both :cool:
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    Re: more accurate clip on tuner than Snark?

    So my clip on tuner died last night, and I reviewed this thread for suggestions on another one.
    I settled on UniTune from Sweetwater. Just wanted to let you guys know, if you need one, it is on sale...
  24. Thread: please help

    by Sue Rieter
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    Re: please help

    Of course, all bets are off when they start counting the cases :)
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    Re: Mando T-Shirt

    That's a nice shirt. I've been doing silkscreen graphics for years, and always appreciate good work. I'll look him up :)
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