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    Re: What's up with that truss rod?

    I once had a " the loar" and had to use one of those ball end hex wrenches to adjust the truss rod. A standard one would not work, funky angle. I believe it was metric though.
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    Re: SIMPLE Editing Software for PC

    What program on the pc are you using to record the video? I was looking on mine the other day and saw "voice recorder" but nothing apparent for doing video. Thanks
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    Re: Crossrock Mandolin Cases

    To clarify further, I asked the rep the questions of latches, handles and its ability to stand on its edge, her response follows:

    "It has 5 latches and two strap handles (side and top).
    It will...
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    Re: Crossrock Mandolin Cases

    I was recently thinking of a crossrock case and contacted the crossrock company via email. They were very accommodating answering all my questions and were working on a deal for me of $219 shipped...
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    Re: Key for Presto case

    Thanks Alan!
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    Key for Presto case

    No need to repeat all the comments from the recent hiscox case thread. No, I will never use the key but just bought a Presto case and would like to find a key for the lock, just to have it, not use...
  7. Re: Strap for a Strad-ol-Lin? There's no strap button.

    As with many other A models you can run it between the strings and the headstock. Thats what I do!
  8. Re: Need help identifying a problem with my mandolin

    In Episode 166 of Brad Lairds "Grass talk radio" podcast Brad does a wonderful job discussing rattles, buzzes, twangs. It would be worth a listen whether you are of the Bluegrass persuasion or not....
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    Re: Bobelock arrow case

    Thanks to everyone, especially John for his in depth review. I located a smoking deal on the Bobelock Arrow fiberglass case by searching around the net. $186 shipped to me which was $118 cheaper than...
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    Re: Question about shipping

    You can also arrange/sign up to pick it up yourself at the ups depot which will save a day. I have done this several times.
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    Re: Leather Handle for G&S case?

    Here is a link to previous cafe forum posts

    https://www.mandolincafe.com/forum/threads/137714-Vintage-Case-handles
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    Re: Leather Handle for G&S case?

    Bernunzio uptown music in Rochester has the on their website, I would call rather than text or email as their response to me via those means has not been good, but they do answer the phone.
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    Re: Bobelock arrow case

    Hopefully my 1955 F-12 will fit, that is what I wanted it for.
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    Bobelock arrow case

    Is there a general opinion on these cases as compared to others in that price range-$200-$300. Thanks
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    Re: Case for big pot banjo mandolin

    There is one in classifieds right now!
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    Re: Case for big pot banjo mandolin

    You could also contact Steve Kirtley at
    kirtleymusic@stevekirtley.org. He does case restoration, available on facebook also.
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    Re: Case for big pot banjo mandolin

    Someone is selling a banjo mandolin on craigslist cleveland for $95 with a Geib case that is too big for the instrument.

    https://cleveland.craigslist.org/msg/d/mentor-banjo-mandolin/7357529928.html
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    Re: Crossrock Mandolin Cases

    Hi folks, although this thread is not very old I am wondering if anyone has ordered one recently and if so, what you received. There appears to be many iterations of this case floating around- 3...
  19. Re: Considering a trade - is it me or the mandolin?

    I had an Eastman 915 with a sort of vee neck and 1 5/32 nut, radius fretboard and old hands. For me the answer was 1 3/16" nut, "c" shaped neck and FLAT fretboard. Trial and error.
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    Re: Mandolin Case Storage Solution

    Question/comment- It appears as though the stand needs to be a bit away from the wall in order for a guitar case to sit properly. So if it is sitting along a wall how many inches is it to the most...
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    Re: The shipping problem

    Needed to ship something I sold from western NY to California a short time ago. Took it to USPS, UPS and Fedex. The difference in price was way crazier than I expected. Fedex was lowest by quite a...
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    Re: Weymann model 30 banjo mandolin

    Thanks pops1. I may pm you if I can figure out how.
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    Re: Weymann model 30 banjo mandolin

    Thanks guys, will check those things out
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    Weymann model 30 banjo mandolin

    I was wondering if someone could help. The neck angle needs adjusting and I am wondering if the metal gizmo on the back is used for this purpose. The end of the fingerboard is just about touching the...
  25. Re: "banjo-mandolin" and "nice sounding": an oxymoron?

    Correction to my statement above, mine is a model 30 not 40 but question is the same.
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