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    Re: Early Collings MT2 Mandolins

    I HAD #79 from 8/01, purchased at Mass Street Music in November, after having played it at Winfield in September that year. A-model, Killer diller all around, black top,
    great sounding. I wore a...
  2. Re: Happy Birthday Dennis Vance, hoping for a transplant

    Dennis, Mark from Tucson. Missing you being in Surprise. Take care, rest easy and best wishes on your day. Good things are just around the corner.
  3. Re: Replacing a Collings tailpiece with a James tailpiece

    I concur, not sure why Collings wouldn't go to a James tailpiece, exclusively. I believe the Mandolin Store has changed some instruments out to make them more desirable.
  4. Re: Happy 70th birthday today to Mike Kemnitzer of Nugget Mandoli

    Greetings from Tucson! Happy day, Mike. Still diggin' #267 from 2008. Mine is a little roughed up for no older than it is, but I let everyone play it that wants to. I love to watch their faces light...
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    Re: Bach--Gigue from Suite #3 in C major

    Bach, always a lesson in music. Nicely done, I enjoyed. m
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    Re: I sure miss my Collings

    My MT2 was from 8-2001, just before 9-11. sn#79. It went to California in a sale, passed around California, then to Tennessee last I knew. I'm ready to buy it back. Let me know, thanks, m.
  7. Re: Thomastik starks on an arch top for classical

    I used TI stark on my '24 snakehead and they were so wonderful, also wore like iron!
  8. Beautiful tone & music. Thank you.

    Beautiful tone & music. Thank you.
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    Re: Jethro Tull (unplugged)

    Nice! The instrumental got cut too short. Love all that old stuff, Thick as a Brick, Benefit, Aqualung, etc..Takes me back.
  10. Thread: Tuscon???

    by blacktop
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    Re: Tuscon???

    there's an OT jam Monday the 13th at the Lucky Strike Bowling Alley on Speedway from 7-9pm.
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    Re: Siminoff Straight Up Strings

    I can't imagine using anything else. I love the lighter bass string gauges. Also, the heavier treble strings allow for lower action and stay in tune better.
  12. Re: Tiny Grimes for tenor Guitars or mandolin tuning(GDAE)

    I'm enjoying Tiny! Thanks for making me aware of this.
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    Re: Who has thin bluechips?

    I've gone from SR60 to SR50 and now to SR40, playing all of them on the round side. I prefer the thinner, currently.
  14. Re: Grass Valley Fathers' Day Bluegrass Festival (CBA)...

    This was my first time at this festival. I enjoyed the Sorensen and Clark instruments and had never played either of them before! Quite sweet. m
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    Re: A trio of Nuggets

    another hat trick, Telluride Music co./ 2011175846
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    Re: The old time camp-out

    ~:>thanks jim, tucson was good fun last year. centralia was great, but we had noisy folks camped next door[jim & katie]. HA! see you soon! let's all go to croma.....
    haven't posted in a few, hope...
  17. Re: Free Matt Flinner CDs - 100th Music du Jour performance

    i have both cds and listen to them as much as any mando music, thanks!
  18. Thread: New Nugget F5

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    Re: New Nugget F5

    great posts by jim and jim. i like how a pic can generate all these reactions.
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    Re: Bela Fleck is on Jimmy Fallon tonight

    two cents-i thought they were great. i saw them when they were in k.c..it's so refreshing with the original lineup. their take on jazz may not work for everyone, but it's perfect for me. totally...
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    Re: Awesome FREE!! audio slow down software

    thank you for sharing this. i had used other methods of slowing down stuff, but this is way easier. thanks again.
  21. Re: Grisman's best album (if you had to pick just one)

    i really like dawg '90, it was the first one i listened to. however, the one i keep going back to is "dawg a nova". very cool!
  22. Re: Thile's Duo Project will be released this Spring

    very nice post by charlie/moderator. thanks for getting right to the point!
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    Re: Rest in peace - Gary Palsmeier

    i met gary this year at winfield. we certainly enjoyed some tunes together. this is very sad news.
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    Re: Blue chip picks

    i lost my td40 at winfield. it may be at the campground in oxford if anyone would care to look for it. i was by the next to the last tree on the southeast corner next to the gravel road. it's...
  25. Thread: Black #5

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    Re: Black #5

    nice work again. you know i'm a fan. hope to see you at windyfield, and an octave possibly? mark c.
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