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    Re: Banjo Ben Clark Instruction

    Yep!
    Ben is good, good for you and will help you too!

    (wait a minute, Daddy used to say that about some cough syrup medicine)
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    Re: Process of learning a classical tune

    Every thought, every comment, is important and part of the total response. I like it all. But i also realize that, in my case, I sometimes know more than I unmderstand. Blessings, to all.
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    Re: Process of learning a classical tune

    I think DougC (I love that cat in the case) sums it all up well!! Play and enjoy it, don't be too critical of yourself, make it fun and in my case be thankful that I have never had to depend upon my...
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    Re: Process of learning a classical tune

    I so very much apprecitae all your comments!! Eugene, readig your comments is like being in a class. Thanks. I have messed around with the mandolin for years, never accomplished in any area,...
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    Re: Process of learning a classical tune

    I love reading your thoughts and comments. But let's say, you are relateively new and someone hands you a piece of music or you turn to it in a book. How do you look at it? How do you judge it...
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    Re: Process of learning a classical tune

    Thank you Eugene! I appreciate your thoughts. I, too, am a biologist of sorts. I worked with National Wildlife Refuges for my careeer. That means that I started out doing biology then promoted my...
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    Process of learning a classical tune

    When I attempt to learn other songs or tunes I first try to get the tune in my head, thenm to determine the key, learn the chord structure, the repititions, licks and other indicators of what puts...
  8. Re: i am having problems with "clefs" again. Treble or alto

    Thank you all so much! MC = amazing resource. Blessings, J.C. Bryant
  9. i am having problems with "clefs" again. Treble or alto

    I do not play in any orchestras or anything like that. I just try to play more simple stuff, hymns and music from fake books or maybe some fiddle tunes. I am also trying to learn to read the alto...
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    Re: Pono KR Strings Mandola TMD-20

    I wrote this some time back. I would like to open the issue again and ask for any of you with informateion or excperience with this prototype mandola, the Pono TMD-20. thank you.
  11. Re: Strap pin location on a Weber 2011 Yellowstone A Mandola

    Disregard thread. I hvae found solution.
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  13. Strap pin location on a Weber 2011 Yellowstone A Mandola

    I am reluctrant to just drill. I know there are some bolts to avaoid. I was thinking about 7/8" below fretboard and 7/8" from joint of heel to body. I just want to know for sure. Anyone know the...
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    Re: Weber Yelowstone A Mandola

    I don't see many of them. Are they scarce or somethjing? How many of you have the A version of Weber's Yellowstone Masndola?
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    Re: Weber Yelowstone A Mandola

    Thanks MB-Octo, I saw that but was afraid it only applied to "F" models.
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    Weber Yelowstone A Mandola

    I do not have it in hand but need to know the body width of a Weber Yellowstone A Mandola. I think it is 11 1/8".

    thanks,
  17. Re: Using Tabledit to transpose from Manadolin GDAE to Mandola CG

    Thank you, I did it! I appreciate your hellp. J.C.
  18. Re: Using Tabledit to transpose from Manadolin GDAE to Mandola CG

    HonketyHank, I've tried it a couple times and it makes some changes, mostly in the notateion area, but the tab does nto seem to change. I'm doing something wrong and will keep working at it. Thanks.
  19. Using Tabledit to transpose from Manadolin GDAE to Mandola CGDA

    Have youi used TAbledit to transpose Mandolin tunes to Mandola tunes? How, exactly would you do that. It seems like it could be done with corresponding tab, as well. Right?
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    Re: MAD Mix A5 Carbon fiber Mandolins

    The one I have now (#47) is actually my secocnd one. Several yars aago I had one, my first (matter of fact the first one I ever saw) it as #28. It ws (I know now a little different) in that the...
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    MAD Mix A5 Carbon fiber Mandolins

    How many of you still play these? Do any of you have a history with #47?
  22. Re: Thomas Buchanan 10 String , 5 course Mandolin / Mandola

    thanks RAy(T), I will continue to consider the 10 string. As far as god's country, I've never been there, except for trhe wonderful books of James Herriot and the rural life of a veterniarian. I...
  23. Thomas Buchanan 10 String , 5 course Mandolin / Mandola

    Do you have one? Played one? know anything about them? What do they sell for? what is a used one worth? I see one that I might be interested in, but know nothing about them. Can you you help me?
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    Re: Sawchyn Beavertail Mandola

    thank you Greg!
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    Re: Mapes Stings

    I have used Mapes strings too. Nothing bad to say about them at all. As you say the cusetomer service is great and everyone I every tralked to at Mapes was great and helpful!
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