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    Re: Am i being unreasonable?

    Walk away, it’s easier.
    Where are you located?
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    Re: Doc Watson - Blackjack County Chain

    The first time I heard the song was from Jim Ringer at a little coffeehouse here in Kalamazoo. It was pretty late in the show and it was simply bone chilling! Doc’s version is incredible as much as...
  3. Thread: Harmony h35

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    Re: Harmony h35

    And….?
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    Re: Ever heard of a "guitar chair?!"

    Exactly John, it’s the graduation of the seat thickness and tuning if the back splats which makes it “special”!��
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    Re: William Halsey mandolin owners?

    I’d forgotten about that thread, I’m pretty sure I played that a little back then. I miss the after dinner chats that would sometimes last until four AM. Talking about any number of subjects, wood,...
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    Re: William Halsey mandolin owners?

    Yep, that’s Bill!
    When I was remodeling my kitchen I wanted to put a “twine dispenser” coming down from a stainless screw eye but, I drilled a hole in the cupboard and it just didn’t quite “right”....
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    Re: William Halsey mandolin owners?

    I was really lucky to have had six or seven months with the mandolin Demetrius now owns, it was a real treat! I have also been lucky enough to have been able to help him get some tuning data when...
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    Re: Old Woodworking Machines

    Yep, this sort of tool porn can make you want too many goodies! But, the “Virtual Weber Bulletin Board” is even worse for folks with a grilling bent. I went from having three grills any really used...
  9. Re: Will being a lefty, but playing right handed be more limiting

    Well, there are exceptions to just about every rule, I still say that it limits the ability for people to play commonly available instruments. You need both hands, you are learning something new, I’m...
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    Lefty playing right handed for my entire life, I shoot lefty go figure?
    Iím an ambidextrous drinker though.
    And Iíve never seen a left handed piano, or pretty much any keyboard.
    The touch pad on...
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    Re: Gibson A-4, Teens vs 20s

    Yep, you have to remember that this state had a significant number of furniture manufacturers, the pantograph seat carving machine was applying furniture “gang cutters” to rough out tops and backs....
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    Re: Interesting F4 - Virzi but no trussrod

    Now, I’m seriously interested!
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    Re: Carl Martin Interview 1977

    I was privileged enough to meet them several time when they played here in Kalamazoo. Very interesting stories, fun chatting and listening.
    I was 18 and fascinated by their history. It was memorable...
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    Re: Upgrade tail piece?

    Do anything you want to your mandolin, I have a custom truss rod cover but, thatís really nothing more than bling. As for a TP maybe some tonal difference but, I donít think it would be a big...
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    Re: I found thisÖ..

    Pretty cool.
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    Re: Early 1900s Gibson Catalogue

    I used to work with a guy that had amassed quite a collection of both original and reprints of those catalogs and a few “Soundingboard Salesman” literature. As well as some Vega literature as well. I...
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    Re: Ebay Gibson F-5

    Jim, you’re not old, you’ve just “Opened up”! Just like me!!��������
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    Re: Ellis Through the Years

    Doc, didn’t you post some pictures of that when you got it? If it’s the one I remember it is a stunning piece of work!!
    I’m always sad when I hear about someone “not accepting more work” postings....
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    Re: Loars at Carterís

    Maybe we are looking at this the wrong way, we should be happy that there are an abundance of truly fine mandolins in the marketplace. As Scott said in post#20,
    Fine instruments are changing hands...
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    Re: Loars at Carterís

    More to the point, there are 17 folks out there trying to realize some income from instruments not actively being played.
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    Re: Loars at Carterís

    I think Shaun is on the right track too, as well as you point out glassweb.
    More amazing builders out there than ever before, there is no denying that. The love of Loars is is less driving in the...
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    Sticky: Re: Loar Picture of the Day

    Enabler! ��
  23. Re: Stephen Perry updates, shop running again, located N. Va.

    So sorry the Windy City didn’t accept you with the “Big Shoulder” generosity it used to be famous for. Prayers offered for your mother also, for continued health rest of your family.
    I think I need...
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    Re: Need help valuing mandolin.

    This is worthy of a bowl of popcorn! Pretty darned cool!
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    Re: Screamin' CL deal on a (very worn) F2

    Of course you can have a pass Sue!
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