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  1. Re: Experience in Using Effects on Acoustic Mandolins

    Have a Y'ha AG stomp multi EFX pedal , it has a collection of reverb processes, making a pickup signal fuller ,

    made for acoustic-electric guitars to sound , as they say, like...
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    Re: 4- vs 8-string electric mandos

    8 into 4 conversion of an EM 150 as a CGDA tuned electric-acoustic mandola works well

    perfect solution for the weak E string is it doesn't have one ..

    little different sound than a...
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    Re: F-style with shorter fretboard?

    Sam Bush Gibson model eliminated the 'florida".. (that kind of Shorter?)

    or this "violin scale" as I hear it called ..





    wallet time :whistling:
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    Re: Shoulder Strap - Calton Case

    2" wide webbing and a pad.. can you Sew? Sure you can..
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    Re: High End mandolin cases... and theft

    FG Eastman carries like a backpack, & shoulder strap on Pegasus like a bike messenger bag

    Or, your seat belt diagonal across your chest.. coincidentally both are green..
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    Re: Replacement Tuners for KM -150

    Yes, As I learned from past writers, Lots of 'tuner issues' are actually nut slot drag, & other set up issues ..

    because mandolin scale is so short .. in tune and out of tune are microns...
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    Re: REPLACEMENT TUNERS FOR Km -150

    A work around posted here, years back , saw through the mounting holes, making each strip into 4 pieces.

    Your screws will still secure the backing plates 1 serving both pieces.. on...
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    Re: Replacement Pickup for Carlo Robelli

    any stratocaster format pickup should fit..
    maybe you want a stacked coil humbucker?

    LR Baggs is a soundboard vibration senor pickup,, different type, use it instead ...



    :disbelief:
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    Re: Gibson F5 Identification Help

    Oh well as you say
    so I guess you just keep on playing the music..

    add a (/) to your TRC..

    Somebody thought they could only sell what they made ,
    by having that known brand name...
  10. Re: Eastman Pingwell tuning machines - RM-1583N-26A

    Why the Post? Do you want this forum to find them for you? ,
    asked a dealer that sells Eastman instruments?

    I just echo what the late Paul Hostetter often said , here..
    your tuners may be...
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    Re: REPLACEMENT TUNERS FOR Km -150

    as I offered, from another thread.. :whistling:
  12. Re: Eastman Pingwell tuning machines - RM-1583N-26A

    [Tuners, generally] given how slowly they turn, in use, while a string is off, you can wind them faster
    and put a tiny bit of lubrication on and smooth them out.
  13. Thread: tablature

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    Re: tablature

    Often both are offered just for that reason.
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    Re: Microphone mute switch

    'phantom' is the external power source..
  15. Re: Replacement strings for an inductive type electric mandolin

    D'Add flat wound work + nickel round wound (core wire always steel )

    & you can get guitar strings and crush the ball leaving a loop

    or form your own loop on the opposite end

    drive a...
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    Re: A mandolin/violin relative price story

    Stradivarius violins and cellos , go for millions ...
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    Re: Practicing while using a strap

    Another benefit of the 'Tone Gard' I can hold it up with out a strap and not sweat on the Varnish ..
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    Re: Luthier Paul Hostetter has passed away

    Will think of him every time I play the Mix Mandolin he Re fretted, from now On.
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    Re: Microphone mute switch

    Guess you make those big gig bucks, I am lucky if I find anyone to play with in an otherwise empty room
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    Re: Playing a slippery bowlback...

    Some Irish bag pipers play with a leather piece in their lap, , Try that?
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    Re: Modern bridge on a teens Gibson?

    My 1 '22 A still has the original aluminium adjustable top piece, 2nd one , A4, the ebony had a split,

    so I got a different upper made.. Alaskan semi fossilized walrus tusk..

    Yea...
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    Re: Microphone mute switch

    That is what they were made to do add an off switch for microphones that did not have any..
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    Re: How do you pronounce "Wegen"?

    V W.. Fau Vay isnr it?
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    Re: 1953 EM-200 original red or refin?

    looks nicely done.
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    Re: Using a strap

    One I use the strap on, sitting down , is my Djangolin,
    and that strap is a Mariachi* guitar trap ..

    for northeastern and southeastern folks , *that's what Willy Nelson uses
    to hold...
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