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    how do you clean your files?

    I have dedicated files for use for instrument work, some are small width files in different cuts, ranging from Coarse, Medium, Fine, and Extra Fine, and a couple diamond coated files for frets,...
  2. Re: Lowering Insert (Saddle) on Non-Adjustable Bridge

    as others have mentioned, be sure to keep the bottom of the saddle as square as possible. when I started doing this sort of thing and did not have the more proper tools that I have now, I used a...
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    Re: Stringwinder's for mando

    found these a few months ago and I've given away all other winders I own. I've owned a couple of names mentioned in this thread, all good winders, but nothing touches these.

    bearings for silky...
  4. Re: Open Back / Old Time Banjos - Comparisons to Mando Builders

    here's Riley, listen to the whole start up, this is funny, Riley is funny, neat guy to hang around with
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YagpXvSn2iQ

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YagpXvSn2iQ
  5. Re: Open Back / Old Time Banjos - Comparisons to Mando Builders

    i've owned something-or a few-from everyone listed. from the things you said, the tone you want, the price, i would highly recommend a Bart Reiter. Bart actually started out working at Elderly, then...
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    Re: Iwamoto F5 mandolin #118 in progress

    beautiful!
    sounds really nice and it looks like it plays extremely well. you look very much at ease playing, as if you've owned it for years, that tells me it plays and feels great in hand.

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    Re: Introduction and my new to me Gibson Fern

    neat story, cool looking mandolin, welcome here and along with the rest of us, to your new vice..........
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    Re: Carter Vintage Guitars on GibsonTV

    Walter Carter has an excellent book thats been out for a couple years, "Gibson Guitars: 100 Years of an American Icon", its dandy!

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    Re: Iwamoto F5 mandolin #118 in progress

    wow, just wow!

    can't wait to see/hear your video.
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  10. new cool lessons on Mandomike : Greensleeves/Goodbye Lyza Jane

    I love Mikes arrangements and lessonplans. He always lists free tabs for each level under the video's. enough talk, here you go, new lessons for June 2020



    beginner(Greensleeves) ...
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    Re: Speed neck recommendation

    Thanks Phil, excellent info and answers.all very helpful for me
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    Re: Speed neck recommendation

    Thanks Geno, those look excellent, and your info was exactly what I wanted to know.
  13. Re: Just for fun and interest - favourite acoustic tones

    acoustic guitar- martin tallstrom
    electric guitar-brian ewald/ lari basilio
    mandolin-kym warner/mike Compton
    weissenborn- ed Gerhard
    mountain dulcimer-Jessica comeau
    clawhammer banjo-tom Collins...
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    Re: Shipping in 2020

    shipping costs have went up, but everything pretty much has. I have a heritage account so I never have to include insurance which helps about 50%, but there's a slight up charge each year on my...
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    Re: Are People Buying Less Mandolins Now?

    wondered if anyone would catch that....lol
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    Re: Are People Buying Less Mandolins Now?

    its been said there are two types of banjos.........Nechville and all the others...i have a custom Nechville and having owned a couple models from Reiter, OME, Ramsey, Pisgah, and a few one man...
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    Re: Are People Buying Less Mandolins Now?

    i've had a couple Goodtimes come thru for minor changes, mostly to change tuners and do a slight setup to raise actions- had a few folks want a scooped FB or sometimes just the scoop for the 5th...
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    Re: Are People Buying Less Mandolins Now?

    thats beautiful and i figured it would be
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    Re: Are People Buying Less Mandolins Now?

    here's her story if you want to hear about it-around 9:45 she puts the Goodtime into action, you can see how much time she has put in on that banjo with her playing and the wear of the instrument....
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    Re: Are People Buying Less Mandolins Now?

    not meaning to derail the thread, but hope this adds. the entry level Deering Goodtime can be a swell platform to start on, they are made out of good solid woods and setup quite nice. you can go far...
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    Re: Are People Buying Less Mandolins Now?

    Mary, thats beautiful!
    please post some pictures of it when it arrives-i bet the back and neck are eye popping.
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    Re: Are People Buying Less Mandolins Now?

    i probably heard a few of the same stories, i did hear there will probably only be around 200 of the Utes made due to the supply of material already available for such-not sure if that is true but it...
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    Re: Ordering strings--any luck recently?

    received my order today from Juststrings, i think i ordered sunday night. couple mandolin and couple guitar sets. the shipping companies have posted delays also due to shipping essential items vs...
  24. Thread: New Frets!

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    Re: New Frets!

    thanks again rcc
    that answers a lot of my questions/thoughts about this small gauge FW. i knew i would measure the tang when i begin the job, but I've wondered about all that since this one came...
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    Re: Speed neck recommendation

    thanks rcc, I am learning about all these finishes, lots to learn
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