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    I'm doing a stage play in which I am playing a...

    I'm doing a stage play in which I am playing a mandolin that I'm carrying around on a motorcycle. I'm not going to desecrate my vintage case, so I need to know if a gig bag would have been...
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    rnjl - I expect I'll have something more...

    rnjl -

    I expect I'll have something more traditional at mine, but I figure sometime after I'd love to have folks gather at a memorial service and listen to some good music (I don't think my Rabbi...
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    When I was younger, I wanted the second movement...

    When I was younger, I wanted the second movement from Beethoven's 7th Symphony. Then as I got older, I favored the Adagio from Mahler's 5th Symphony. Now that I'm broadening my horizons, I'd like to...
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    I'm an actor and computer geek by trade (I know,...

    I'm an actor and computer geek by trade (I know, strange combination, but something has to pay the bills) who took up the mandolin as part of a role in a play a several years ago. I had an audition...
  5. Thread: jim kweskin

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    It's been a long while since I've been on the...

    It's been a long while since I've been on the Cafe. I couldn't have gotten to this one, but I'm so glad to know that Kweskin is still kickin' around. I'll have to keep my eyes and ears open!

    Ira,...
  6. Thread: Uh Whut?

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    I just saw this, myself. From what I've read in...

    I just saw this, myself. From what I've read in the past about the Suzukis, bowelback is probably an apt description of the tone from one of these...
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    I'd be interested as well. But note that the MK...

    I'd be interested as well. But note that the MK never made it to my neck of the woods...
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    Mr. Carey- Would you be so kind as to post...

    Mr. Carey-

    Would you be so kind as to post photos of the rest of your instrument. If the headstock is any indication, the rest of the mandolin must be one fine looking beast. So, how about it?!
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    Hey, Benignus! I have a shot of me in much...

    Hey, Benignus! I have a shot of me in much younger and presumably happier days on top of the Half Dome! Quite a view from up there, huh?

    Elen: Got caught in a political discussion, I see! Welcome...
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    Hey, Mandodude - That's funny. I used to play...

    Hey, Mandodude -

    That's funny. I used to play in a band called "Haggard Visage..."
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    Strapper - If you have a photo editor, you...

    Strapper -
    If you have a photo editor, you should be able to edit the photo and bring it down to a smaller size. This will also shrink the size of the file. Give a shot!
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    Hey, JanJan - I live in Massachusetts and I'm...

    Hey, JanJan -
    I live in Massachusetts and I'm twice the man French Guy is. No. Really. I've gotta weigh twice what he weighs...
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    Nope. Nothing beats Spotted Owl beak! That's...

    Nope. Nothing beats Spotted Owl beak!

    That's my girlfriend's cat and she was not harmed in the taking of this picture...
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    I hope this works. This is my first attempt to...

    I hope this works. This is my first attempt to attach an image.

    Here's me just before trying out a more ancient material for strings...
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    And I thought it was an original Picasso...

    And I thought it was an original Picasso...
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    SUV drivers? Weapons of mass destruction? Let's...

    SUV drivers?
    Weapons of mass destruction?
    Let's talk mandolins!
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