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    Re: No motivation

    I hear you man!

    You know with a little bit of tweaking, that could be a pretty good poem.
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    Re: Double Standard

    Hey David, you were playing "Devil's Advocate", it's all good. :)
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    Re: Double Standard

    With respect to Hudmister, he asked for thoughts about putting a sound post in a mandolin and my only intention was to share some past posts, nothing more.

    As to answering posts as to "what...
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    Re: sound post experiment

    Been discussed before......

    https://www.mandolincafe.com/forum/threads/59510-Sound-posts?highlight=sound+post
  5. Re: John Ramsey(ave guitars, formly Tejonstreet music) retiring

    My wife's family is based in Colorado Springs and I have visited Johns shop on many an occasion. Not only are they great people but John builds some first class ukuleles.

    Good luck to john in his...
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    Re: Old vs New Oval

    And a much mentioned Mike Black A mandolin just landed....

    https://www.mandolincafe.com/ads/158256#158256

    That won't last long.

    NFI
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    Re: Buy without trying

    One mandolin that created quite a buzz at this past year's NAMM was the new Zeta acoustic-electric A-style mandolin...

    https://zetaviolins.com/mandolin-acoustic

    A bit more then your stated...
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    Re: Old vs New Oval

    I don't know if Matt is still keeping up with this thread or if he has already chosen a mandolin but this Pomeroy just landed in the classifieds....

    https://www.mandolincafe.com/ads/158163#158163...
  9. Re: No Clifftop, play tunes anyway.... Grey Owl/Chinquapin Huntin

    Nice Pete!
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    Re: Waterlox Marine High Gloss

    I was reminded of this article in GAL a few years ago......

    http://www.shellacfinishes.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/Giouard_Mowry_RoyalLac.pdf

    Maybe Max and/or Andrew will chime in to see if...
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    Re: Heads up for you Mandolinists with Cats

    You have a 30 year old cat!? :disbelief:
    How is that even possible?

    Lots of love I guess.
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    Re: '30 Epiphone Tenor - Mansion on the Hill

    Uh oh, Sue is about to go down the tenor guitar rabbit hole!
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    Re: Buy without trying

    You can get a lot of mandolin for that money. As has been posted here before...
    An A style will get you more build quality for the money then an F style.

    Buying used will get you a better deal...
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    Re: Cafe face masks

    Do you think it would be too much if I wore it while donning my black Cafe hat? ;)
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    Re: Help Identify This Old Gibson I Bought

    MTQuinn, that really looks and sounds great! Nice playing. When I had mine many years ago, I had a Small Fender tube amp that had a "master" volume knob and a regular volume knob. By keeping the...
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    Cafe face masks

    Just saw these in the Cafe classifieds...

    https://www.mandolincafe.com/ads/157978#157978

    One is on it's way to me.

    NFI

    Hope it does not violate posting guidelines.
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    Re: Redtip wood?

    Are they using it for finger boards? Sounds interesting.
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    Re: Redtip wood?

    I was wondering that too. This is the only thing I could find....
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    Re: Sobell Banjola in the classifieds

    That was great! Now I just want to know what that electric "Shrek" banjo thingie is over his left shoulder.
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    Sobell Banjola in the classifieds

    Looks like something Allen Hopkins might play.....;)

    https://www.mandolincafe.com/ads/157885#157885

    I wonder how it sounds?

    NFI
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    Re: Old vs New Oval

    So, have we thoroughly confused Matt yet? :)
  22. Re: How did the "curl" on the mandolin body evolve?

    If the OP thinks the scroll on the standard F-5 is ugly, he ain't seen nothing yet.....

    https://www.mandolincafe.com/forum/threads/27472-Worst-scroll-of-the-last-century?highlight=oddities
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    Re: Bug spray Lacquer repair

    I wonder how the spray affected those areas? When I worked for a guitar shop in Maine years ago, every summer we would get guitars with finish damage where the arm (coated in deet) contacted the...
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    Re: Help Identify This Old Gibson I Bought

    Did you get it? :grin:
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    Re: Old vs New Oval

    Over the years I have owned a number of teens Gibson oval holed mandolins. While they had a nice vintage tone and vibe I had to move on from them because the necks were too big for my aging hands....
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