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    Re: Bruce Dix and Julie Cline - Video

    Thank you for the post...sweet stuff indeed. I have been privileged to attend two workshops over the years with Dix, one he did solo, the other he brought along Tom Rozum (sp.). Both times were...
  2. Re: Natural plant based resins in oil-based varnish

    Thanks to all of you. This has been a great read!:)
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    Re: Pets with Mandolin-related names?

    Had a dog named "Merle" and a cat named "Bark."
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    Re: Interesting perspective on Dawg's playing...

    Paul, Thanks for the post. That is one huge reverb generator in the background!;)
  5. Thread: Not a Pava

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    Re: Not a Pava

    The Pavas that I have played rested comfortably in the hand and fell sweetly on the ear. I would like to get in line early just in case Pava decides to begin building two points. Until then, I will...
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    Re: 2 Point Lovers, Rejoice!

    That is sweet! Now, if Pava can riff on the two point idea using the Kemnitzer/Bussmann C# outline/shape, I will know where my money will be headed. Facebook is a no-go for me, so I will have to...
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    Re: Scalloped fretboard on a mandolin?

    I have the scalloped top.:)
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    Re: New Pono octaves!

    Brad, Thank you.:) I am most curious about the neck profile and playability (not that I have contacted a case of MAS....yeah, right!). How would you describe it? My current GBOM has a 1 1/4"...
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    Re: Dobro Mandolin's Internal Organs Exposed

    Great selection of tools;) Thanks for showing the innards. I have a new National and now I have a better sense of how the insides work.
  10. Re: KR Strings/Pono BN Octave mandolin demo video

    Kilin, PM sent. I'm interested. Randolph
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    Re: Can anyone identify this peculiar thing?

    Picasso's Mandolin.:grin:
  12. Thread: Pava F5!

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    Re: Pava F5!

    Perhaps an Ellis is a "rich man's Pava.":grin:
  13. Thread: Humboldt, CA

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    Re: Humboldt, CA

    Well...considering the fact that it's Humboldt County, minor time warps are to be expected.:grin:
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    Re: looking for oval hole mandolin kit

    Rob, My condolences...and I didn't notice anything mean spirited in your initial response.
  15. Re: When You Find Yourself In Times Of Trouble ...

    Mr. Journey Bear, "...in just a few seconds the past crashed into the present and wreaked havoc on the future." Well, there you have it: the lyrical beginnings of a song. Occasionally, when time...
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    Re: Cow Creek Bluegrass Festival, Pittsburg, KS

    Tim, Somehow this sounds good to me...grass roots/ground up sort of effort. I wish you success.:mandosmiley:
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    Re: Mandolin makers exhibition

    Testore,
    As I am not a builder, I am hesitant in replying. That said, I would travel a fair distance to admire and sample, both by ear and by touch, hand made mandos by small scale luthiers....
  18. Thread: A's and F's

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    Re: A's and F's

    I am curious about this as well. And, I say thank you to all that reply, builders and others.:)
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    Re: Guitar-bodied Octave Mando

    Gregg, Bill Bussmann of Old Wave fame has built me two GBOM's, one maple, one walnut. Both are wonderful in their own way. Arch top, ff holes, 14" lower bout, 21 1/2" scale on both. I like the...
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    Re: Women with Mandolins

    Gotta love the warm voice, and the big grins at every sweet note she hits on the mandolin. As an Old Wave fan I truly enjoyed this...mighty fine.:mandosmiley:
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    Re: V-Picks Giveaway

    Yep!
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    Re: "Inside Llewylyn Davis"--sneak review

    This is just a simple note of thanks for the civilized nature of this thread. I'll admit that I have had to put fire to a few rusty brain cells in order to follow some of it, but that's not a bad...
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    Re: So, What Did I Miss?

    journeybear, I have enjoyed your posts over the years, and when you hadn't posted in a while I was hoping for the best. Mainly, that you had fallen in love, that love was being returned, your...
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    Re: Mandolin setup guide by

    One more big Thank You to Rob Meldrum. I received my ebook yesterday and can't wait to print it out. Heck, as all of us old guys know, its not a real manual until the edges are dog eared and the...
  25. Re: What makes a 'god of the contemporary mandolin world'?

    Hmmm...or perhaps Harumph. Who might be the Goddesses in this grand pantheon?:cool:
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