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    Re: Astroturf Noise

    Well, that is certainly no part of nothing.
  2. Re: Sound difference between a 305 and a higher end Mandolin?

    Just a personal thought, I owned an Eastman 315 and a 314 at the same time, did tuner and tailpiece upgrades to the 315 and was happy. However when a slightly used Giouard F-5 came up for sale near...
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    Re: Thile can't chop chords

    True Dat.
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    Re: Apitius Mandolins

    Why in the world would someone alter the F holes of a well known and respected builder? If you have an issue with the build, move on.
  5. Re: Sound difference between a 305 and a higher end Mandolin?

    Depends on the individual 305. I have played a couple of 305's that sounded great and some just OK. Same goes for some higher end mandolins. If you want to upgrade choose your price range and play as...
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    Re: Post a picture of what's on your bench?

    That is a shame James, it looked like a beautiful instrument. I really like your pine tree-mountain signature!
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    Re: New Mando Suggestions

    You might want to consider something like this.....

    https://www.mandolincafe.com/ads/177040#177040

    NFI
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    Re: Early 1900s Gibson Catalogue

    JB The backs and sides would be "maple" the top would be spruce but you knew that. :)
    It has always been my understanding that the A models up thru the A-3, as well as the F-2 used birch for the...
  9. Thread: Zenison

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    Re: Zenison

    And I bet it only cost a Buck.
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    Re: Apitius Mandolins

    And the photo is up. :)
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    Re: mandolin with violin music

    While not classical, I enjoyed this duo....




    If you go to youtube and enter "mandolin and fiddle duet" you will be exposed to many, including some by Mandolin Orange.
  12. Thread: Zenison

    by Charles E.
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    Re: Zenison

    For $135.99 I would not expect to sound good let alone be playable. YMMV
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    Re: Apitius Mandolins

    A 2016 Apitius just hit the classifieds....

    https://www.mandolincafe.com/ads/177624#177624

    No photos at this point but it might be worth looking into.

    NFI
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    Re: Eastman Vs. Morris

    Here is the link for the Morris A-5 in the classifieds...

    https://www.mandolincafe.com/ads/176938#176938

    Basically brand new. Some folks think that the redwood top gives a warmer, more mellow...
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    Re: Ellis Through the Years

    If you are serious about getting a high end left handed mandolin, I would jump on this one. Just saying.

    NFI
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    Re: Early 1900s Gibson Catalogue

    Wow, 19 bids and it almost up to $225.00. Someone wants it.
  17. Thread: Wood ID

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    Re: Wood ID

    Whatever it is , it looks nice. Good find and good luck with your builds.
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    Re: Post a pic of your cat sleeping in your case

    Aw man, that's just cold. :(
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    Re: Loars at Carter’s

    If I remember correctly, I believe Tony Williamson (Mandolin Central) had six Loars for sale at one time some years back.
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    Re: Loars at Carter’s

    That Ellis "special" A was jaw dropping! Absolutely gorgeous.
  21. Re: Recommendations for a great Jazz tenor guitar?

    Your avitar shows Riley Puckett playing a National guitar. National made quite s few tenor guitars in different configurations that are suited for jazz. I have a 1928 Triolian that is an absolute...
  22. Re: Recommendations for a great Jazz tenor guitar?

    Earnest Instruments.....

    http://www.earnestinstruments.com/veronica/

    NFI

    And if you are looking for a Gypsy Django style, Shelley Park...

    https://www.parkguitars.com/tenor-guitar.html
  23. Re: The ol’ tenor banjo with an Archie Fisher classic “Mount and

    Bill, your link is not working.
  24. Re: Redwing: Swing or jazz chord progression?

    First thing that came up on google....

    https://tabs.ultimate-guitar.com/tab/misc-traditional/red-wing-chords-7187

    Hope it helps.
  25. Re: Waiting for a Northfield Big Mon (Wide Nut/Red Spruce)

    Peter, did you get your new Big Mon?
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