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    Re: 2020 Duff A5

    Congratulations!! That’s a keeper……

    I'm over here whistling like when a pretty lady walks past a construction site!!
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    Re: Ellis F5 Special

    Robert,

    Please post your video of your Ellis F5 Special again for some reason its not showing up in your post.
    Thanks,
    Darwin
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    Re: Ellis F5 Special

    I know what you are saying. I have a Concert Master Girouard F4 Oval that Max made for me. Also I want to say his wife does a beautiful job of staining his mandolins. That’s a sweet looking...
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    Re: Mandolin stand

    I agree the Northfield mandolin stands are really a nice wooded stand. I just received mine in the mail last week. Northfield is selling them at a reasonable price I think at $125.

    Its crazy how...
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    Re: Ellis F5 Special

    Len,

    I have to agree with you Tom Ellis is one of the “top tier” builders and I’m surprised he doesn’t charge more for his mandolins!
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    Re: Microphone recommendations

    Thanks for the good advice on wearing headphones while I’m practicing!
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    Re: Microphone recommendations

    Thanks for the recommendations on where to place your mic when playing a guitar and mandolin. This is going to be a new learning experience for me since I have never used a mic before when playing...
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    Re: Microphone recommendations

    Mando-bob,

    I have a question when using your KM84, KM184 and Schoeps MK4 do you use them in matching pairs or do you use them individually? ThanksÖ
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    Re: Microphone recommendations

    Joed,

    I have decided to go with your recommendation using a Sure SM81. I watched some videos of the Sure SM81 and they really do sound good in a Stereo Pair when your playing guitar. I could put...
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    Re: Microphone recommendations

    Mandolin-bob,

    I appreciate your recommendations. I need to check out the Schoeps and the Gefell M300 more. I was looking at getting a KM184 but I don’t care for the top end harsh treble. I’m...
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    Re: Microphone recommendations

    Mandroid,

    I agree there are some responses on the Neumann 184 and the Shure SM81. However I would like some recommendations and comparisons with the Sennheiser MKH50, AKG C451B and the Schoeps...
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    Microphone recommendations

    I’m looking for a recommendation on mics that would work for a small gig or in my music room for my mandolins and guitars. I use a Schertler Jam 100 amp that has phantom power on its XLR inputs. ...
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    Re: 2021 Coall A5 mandolin

    It looks really nice and has a nice tone!
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    Andy is a great builder and a nice guys to work with. I met Andy at The 2019 Artisan Guitar Show in Harrisburg, PA. Andy had some of his mandolins at the show and they were very nice looking...
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    Re: 2021 Coall A5 mandolin

    The mandolin has a nice tone! Thanks for posting the video.
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    Re: Ellis F5 Special

    Thanks Dan for the nice comments.

    Believe me Iím enjoying playing the Ellis F5 mandolin. I need to play it more everyday because the more I play the Ellis F5 the better it sounds! I now...
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    Re: Ellis F5 Special

    Your right I don’t have any excuses not to play mandolin now! When those Flatiron Artist A5 mandolin shows up for sale you have to jump on them quick or they are gone. I have to say those old...
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    Re: Ellis F5 Special

    Thanks Bradeasley,

    If I get stupid and get another F5 mandolin after getting this Ellis F5 Special my wife has every right to chew my you know what out!! :))
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    Re: Ellis F5 Special

    Thanks Don for the nice comments!

    A few years back I had purchased an Ellis A5 from Evan one of the Mandolin Cafe members and I got stupid and sold it and regretted doing it. So I decided to...
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    Re: Ellis F5 Special

    Here are some more pics of the Ellis F5 Special.
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    Ellis F5 Special

    I just received this new Ellis F5 Special #550 today. This mandolin is a testament to Tomís ability to voice a mandolin! Its rich, vibrant and lively, with great SUSTAIN!! Tomís workmanship is...
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    Re: NMD Stanley A5 #68

    Congratulations Don!! That Stanley A5 sounds great and the wood on the back of that mandolin is absolutely beautiful. It doesn’t get any better than that my friend. Thanks for sharing the pics of...
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    Re: 1987 Flatiron Artist A5 (Mint)

    Thanks, believe me it sounds as good as it looks!!

    I enjoy playing this Flatiron Artist A5 and it puts a smile on my face every time I play it. It’s definitely a “KEEPER”!! A mandolin that...
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    Re: 1987 Flatiron Artist A5 (Mint)

    Lowtone2,

    If you were the original owner I want to say it is one great sounding 1987 Flatiron Artist A5 mandolin! The notes are crystal clear and it sounds amazing!!
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    Re: 1987 Flatiron Artist A5 (Mint)

    To answer you question I purchased this Flatiron Artist A5 from an individual from the State of Washington. He paid to ship the mandolin to Bruce Weber in Montana to have a new bridge put on the...
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