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    Re: Bought & I Donít Even Play

    Yet, you forgot to add "yet" to the end of the title. Welcome to the Cafť!
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    Re: Bridge for a solid body mandola

    Thanks Andrew, I now have your site bookmarked. I have already ordered the cheapy's so I will see how they work out. I am not that good of a player so they may workout for me ;)
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    Re: Bridge for a solid body mandola

    That is perfect! I guess my searches didn't work because I was calling it a bridge instead of a tailpiece.

    Thanks
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    Bridge for a solid body mandola

    I want to do the Squier Mini Strat mandola conversion. I have done a couple of tenor guitar (four string) conversions, but now I want a mandola (eight string). The only hitch in my plan right now is...
  5. Thread: New to the cafe

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    Re: New to the cafe

    The CA comes from the first two letters of my last name Cawley. I live in Marietta, GA. I need to update my profile.
  6. Thread: New to the cafe

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    Re: New to the cafe

    Thanks Bob, I have downloaded the software. I have reviewed a few songs but need to Google the instructions on how to read it. Looks promising.
  7. Thread: New to the cafe

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    Re: New to the cafe

    Thought I would give an update. I have not given up! I moved to a tenor guitar tuned GDAE and still play with the mandolin. My rhythm, or lack there of, is a problem. I still cannot hear the music. I...
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    Re: Spruce top v's Ceder top?

    Wow Harley, I thought I did weird projects....You have got to post a picture when you are done.
  9. Re: C Standard (Guitar) Tuning On Electric Tenor

    I have been doing more research and found what we are talking about is much like the Mandobass. The had a scale length of 43". Wikipedia says some were played like a double base others like a...
  10. Re: C Standard (Guitar) Tuning On Electric Tenor

    The Eastwood baritone has a scale length of 26". A short scale electric bass is 30" , long scale is 32" and a standard guitar is 25.5 inches.

    Would it be better to use the standard guitar? Not...
  11. Re: C Standard (Guitar) Tuning On Electric Tenor

    Interesting, I had not heard of the baritone tenor guitar and was wondering how you could get a whole octave under a standard tenor. A little research and I found the baritone has a 26 inch scale...
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    Re: What Happened to Brian's Huge Chord List?

    I found this site for the GDAE tuning

    https://www.reddit.com/r/mandolin/comments/829er7/i_made_a_chord_chart_for_octave_mandolin_to_have/
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    Hard case for tenor guitars

    I just bought a hard case for my daughters Ibanez AVT1. Looked a lot of them and read the Gator GWE-Acou-3/4 hard shell would fit. Well I can confirm this. It fits a little loose but much better than...
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    Re: CGDA to GDAE tuning

    I have the John Pearse #450 strings but have not installed them yet. Let us know how your choice works out. I am still interested in whether the same string gauges can be used on an electric tenor...
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    Re: Square tenor on eBay

    Dang it Fox,

    I went to ebay to see this tenor. Ran into an Ibanez AVT-1, used. And had to buy it. I had been looking for one for my daughter, the soon to be music teacher for when a piano is not...
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    Re: CGDA to GDAE tuning

    Thanks guys,

    I have two sets on the way, boy they are cheap too.

    Would you use the same sizes on an electric guitar, only in nickel for the pickups?
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    Re: CGDA to GDAE tuning

    Larry, who is John Pearse? Do you have a link where I can buy his strings?

    Thanks,
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    CGDA to GDAE tuning

    I have an Ibanez pft2-nt tenor guitar with the DAddario J-66 strings. I want to try the GDAE tuning, do I have to replace the strings?
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    Re: Another Tenor Guitar from a Squier Mini

    Dang bbcee,

    I didn't know about the Les Pauls. I thought they all had glue on necks. Now I have to find one of those ; )

    Recently, I bought a Mitchell TD100 and eliminated the two outer...
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    Re: Another Tenor Guitar from a Squier Mini

    I was able to buy another Squier Mini yesterday. However, I have a few more projects ahead of this one. I love retirement!
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    Re: Another Tenor Guitar from a Squier Mini

    I think I will trim the entire neck down to size then modify the body to accept the thinner neck. This will require refinishing the body so it will be a bigger project. I may change the bridge to be...
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    Another Tenor Guitar from a Squier Mini

    Finished my latest project. I took a Squier Mini guitar and converted it to a tenor guitar. The dimensions for the neck come from my Ibanez PFT2-NT acoustic tenor. Feels good and sounds great.

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    Re: 4-string emando, whatís the best out there?

    Fender is about to come out with a tenor telecaster.

    https://www.chicagomusicexchange.com/listing/fender-alternate-reality-tenor-telecaster-lake-placid-blue-pre-order/18725698
  24. Thread: Mandolin setup

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    Re: Mandolin setup

    I got my copy and yes a big thumbs up to Robert for making this available. Very helpful to a beginner like me.
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    Re: Electric mandolin - a few questions...

    Yep, I use their nickel steel strings on my Mandocaster
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