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  1. Re: Gold Tone GM-70+ - opinions/reviews, please!

    Gary:

    I sold my Eastman 615 to a dealer in Albany. Could be the same one? Tell me the color and that will be the give-away. Anyway, back to your original question. I started out with A GT GM-70...
  2. Re: Bluegrass Cruise to Set Sail 1/27/13 - Anyone Here Going?

    Duplicate post.
  3. Re: Bluegrass Cruise to Set Sail 1/27/13 - Anyone Here Going?

    Here it is....
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  4. Bluegrass Cruise to Set Sail 1/27/13 - Anyone Here Going?

    Just Wondering?

    My wife and I are leaving Sunday out of Seaport Canaveral, FL for 4 bluegrass days on the water with a stop in Nassau. This will be our 3rd bluegrass themed cruise and we look...
  5. Re: Norwegian Cruise Line ship to host Bluegrass Festival

    My wife and I are leaving for our 3rd Bluegrass themed cruise departing out of Port Canaveral, FL next Sunday (27th). Danny Stewart Bluegrass Cruise is the organizer leaving on Carnival Cruise Lines....
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    Re: Rob Meldrum's mandolin set-up

    Another satisfied mandolin non-luthier here. My Gibby was out of intonation up the neck and I wanted to mend it and Rob's step by step covered the subject exactly as it needed to be.....extremely...
  7. Re: I can't decide on my first mandolin please help.

    Arick:

    Enjoy your mandojourney. Eight or so years ago I started out with an inexpensive Gold Tone, then went to a Kichael Kelley, moved on to quite a number of Eastmans. Lastly bought a Gibson and...
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    Re: Loar, gilchrist, arches

    Well, it's been 5 years since I received the A-5 from Chris. We have played in over 30 states and went through many string changes. Quite a few IBMA ranked players have played the Arches A-5 and all...
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    Re: What would you choose for a $5000 A-style?

    I couldn't be happier with my Arches. I have had several long time grassers look at me while gigging and asked me to "turn the volume down". Maybe it was my playing, but the Arches does everything I...
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    Re: Bluegrass Towns/Cities List

    We have to throw in a plug for Jacksonville, FL. If you are anywhere around Jax there is a jam going on at least 1 or 2 places each week. If you spread out for about 25 miles around, then 2 or 3 more...
  11. Re: Interview on the new Louvin Bros "Satan Is Real" Deluxe Reiss

    My dad had that in his collection. I lost it somewhere going down life's road. What a shame.
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    Re: I need a teacher in North Florida!

    Try Mike Elin.

    http://www.nfbluegrass.org/

    then click on the "lessons" tab to get the teachers listed in the area.
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    Re: Spankin' New Arches A Oval

    Good Deal!

    All of those instruments with thier wide variety of woods will satisfy the tastes of nearly everyone. Of course the craftsmanship and tone will deepen the love for Chris' work and...
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    Re: Going To Elgin, Scotland This Summer

    Thanks, Guys.

    This is a good start. I'll have sis do a look around in those areas.

    Converting, not so much as preserving. They were invited to come by a local church. Reports are (according to...
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    Going To Elgin, Scotland This Summer

    I will be going to Scotland later this year to visit my sister. She and her husband are missionaries there in Elgin (starting thier second year) and they are loving it.

    Are there any other pickers...
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    Re: Post a picture of your vine inlays.

    Here isa picture of my Arches. Cody Shuler (Picknpine) of Pine Mtn Railroad is test driving it. He is the one that called this one a "Hoss". Chris Baird builds what you want and how you want it even...
  17. Re: Withlacoochee Bluegrass Jamboree -- 2007

    Attended this festival last fall and picked the 4 nights away. Got to see Dailey & Vincent and Grascals, but no one else. Parking lot picking was just too good to miss. Picked until 3 am then got up...
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    Cody has the handle of Picknpine here on the...

    Cody has the handle of Picknpine here on the cafe.

    Class act he!

    Cody playing my Arches. He called this one a "Hoss". And it is.
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    Just sold my 615. #478 from 8/2005.

    Just sold my 615. #478 from 8/2005.
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    Claire Lynch - Crowd Favorites.....the best song?...

    Claire Lynch - Crowd Favorites.....the best song? "The Day Lester Died" I hope it wins IBMA song of the year.
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    Busy, busy. We got word Friday that the...

    Busy, busy.

    We got word Friday that the company is giving us off Thursday as a paid floating holiday. So I will play joke on my wife of 20+ years. I will get up late talk about quitting and get...
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    June 21st is a happy, interesting and...

    June 21st is a happy, interesting and retrospective day for me. I wonder how all of these things happened in my lifetime.

    June 21, 1980, Blessed with my daughter, Rosann.
    June 21, 1984, Divorce...
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    If I could play "flashy", I would. That simple....

    If I could play "flashy", I would. That simple. http://www.mandolincafe.net/iB_html/non-cgi/emoticons/laugh.gif

    Having said that, some of the best traditional bluegrass mandolin playing is...
  24. Thread: Brw #81

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    Simple Elegence. I have admired Ben's work for...

    Simple Elegence.

    I have admired Ben's work for years. I've had the priviledge of playing two of his F's in the past and I am still impressed.
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    Dando, I ditto the title here. They were a...

    Dando,

    I ditto the title here.

    They were a no-show at Hoboken, GA May 3. I was soooooo looking forward to seeing/meeting/hearing them that week. I PM'd him off board 4 weeks ago, but no...
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