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    Re: Know You Rider

    I play the Dead’s version on my guitar, sandwiched in between Uncle John’s Band. Makes for an easy transition. A fingerpicking version since I can’t sing to save my life. A nice tune and fun to play.
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    Re: Are tenor guitars slightly evil?

    Tenors are just another instrument in the mandolin family (collect em all!). I was lucky last week and happened to look at Craigslist. As a result, I am now the proud owner of a Steven Parks tenor...
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    Re: Pick (nerd) journeys

    I've accumulated a collection of picks over the years and have tried to see which I liked best for playing the mandolin. I even fashioned one out of an old piece of piano ivory, but the sound was...
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    Re: Restored Gibson A jr on FB marketplace

    Seeing the funky "restoration" of this mandolin reminds me of my first guitar, a gift from my brother. Someone had abandoned it at his house and he gave it to me with the admonition that I had to...
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    Re: Great 48 in Bakersfield, CA

    I actually live in Bakersfield, but not being a fan of bluegrass, have not attended the 48; however, I can recommend a few things about the city (primarily downtown area near the 48 venue):

    Front...
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    Re: A model case for old Gibson

    And a Taylor Baby gig bag is perfect for a vintage National style one resophonic mandolin, with about 6 inches above the headstock for storage of tuners, picks, and other necessary accoutrements....
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    Re: A model case for old Gibson

    a visual: 181273
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    Re: A model case for old Gibson

    My K2 mandocello fits nicely into a Guild dreadnought guitar case.
  9. Re: 1939 Regal Custom Mandolin- Carved Top- Two Point- Oval Hole

    Jim -

    Well, finally got over to the climate-controlled storage and got the Regal mandola out. Scale length is 16.75". I'm curious why this is of interest to you. Did Regal change scale lengths...
  10. Re: 1939 Regal Custom Mandolin- Carved Top- Two Point- Oval Hole

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    I'll have to pull the mandola out of my climate controlled storage and measure it. My GAS and MAS got too much to keep everything in the house. I have a Guild D-40 guitar and a 1950...
  11. Re: 1939 Regal Custom Mandolin- Carved Top- Two Point- Oval Hole

    I have a Regal mandola that I traded a banjo for many years ago. I was told it was a mandolin and at the time didn't know any better. It has no label or any other markings, but I was able to ID it...
  12. Re: Odd Oscar Schmidt 12 string (four courses) mandolin

    I have a Mexican instrument called a tricordia that has 12 strings in 4 courses, tuned in unison. It has a deep body and I believe that it is used more as a rhythm instrument. I picked it up at a...
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