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    Re: Daughter's New Mandolin!

    What an amazing gift! Pure joy! I particularly like the last photo of her looking up the mandolin.
    We started our daughter on the guitar when she was 8 and she stuck with it and is now an amazing...
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    Re: Where are all the (new) mandolins?

    well, I went to the Mandolin Store last week and bought a new quality mandolin, and then sold my current one! Ok, the sale did take 24 hours...
    ;)
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    Re: Calton Cases - in pictures

    I’ve been following this string from the sidelines. I just received the Calton I ordered in October when they were having their free finish upgrade promotion. I’m a frequent weekend traveler with the...
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    Re: To be or not to be (a bluegrass player)

    I don’t think so, so that’s probably a no. As a recent arrival to the mandolin, I’ve been learning mostly fiddle tunes and old time music as many new players do.
    As I improve I would like to explore...
  5. Sticky: Re: An invitation for members to use their real name

    Hi Scott-
    Please change my name to
    E.R. Villalobos

    Thanks!
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    Re: Bobelock arrow case

    I can say from experience that the arrow case fits just fine in an airline overhead compartment and in the mini trunk of my car
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    Re: Bobelock arrow case

    I recently bought an ivory arrow case. We have a crossrock fiberglass case in the family that I really like and I decided to try something different. I like the arrow shape and design, backpack strap...
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    Re: Born on the 4th of July!

    Hi Chris- Thanks for the info! I thought someone would step forward and say- hey, that was my mandolin! I’m a newer player and I’m really enjoying it. I call it “Pops” after Louis Armstrong, who...
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    Born on the 4th of July!

    This morning I looked at the label of my new-to-me Pomeroy A5 and lo and behold-
    she was born on the 4th of July!
    I’m early on this mandolin road and its amazing what a fine instrument can do for...
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    Re: Mandolin Café Women's History Month

    Yep- that is my duty, along with being the finance director, bank, roadie, tour manager! Both are in college!
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    Re: Mandolin Café Women's History Month

    I agree! The banner was the first thing I noticed when I logged on this morning.
    This is my first post and as a proud father of two daughters- one a guitarist and the other an claw hammer banjo...
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    Re: mandolin teachers

    Hello-
    I’ve been talking zoom lessons at the Jalopy Music school in Brooklyn. It’s a good local resource and my teacher is great. Happy to discuss offline.
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    Re: Dennis Vance receives double transplant

    I purchased a used Eastman 614 on the Mandolin store site this month and exchanged emails with Dennis this week. He sounded in good spirits - and already checking emails!- and said he’s eager to get...
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