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  1. Thread: 8 string Uke

    by Sittius
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    Re: 8 string Uke

    I’ve got one. It has a nice tone,Well built, and loud. Lower two strings are are tuned in octaves . It works well for some things, but it works really great for others. You get a lot more latitude...
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    Re: APC/Carvahlo or Trinity College Octave?

    I hate you already:)) iím sure it will be a blast ! Canít wait to see your evaluation when youíve had a chance to stop playing it long enough to write one.

    Garry
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    Re: Mandocello Envy

    Nice instrument! Looks great and I love the sound.
    Ironically, I just happened to listen to the ďMeditationĒ last night. Iíve had a pulled neck muscle For about the last month and a half and havenít...
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    Re: Folkfriends OHG Irish Bouzouki

    I think the Ashbury is pretty solidly built. The top on the cittern is solid spruce. Sides and back, I can't tell by looking if they're solid or laminate. I don't put much into sides and back being...
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    Re: Folkfriends OHG Irish Bouzouki

    I would suggest the Carvalho . I havenít seen one in person, But I did a lot of research when I was looking for an instrument. I was favorably impressed by what looks to be decent quality and the...
  6. Re: DGBE (Chicago) Tuning: A and Bb/A# chords are weird

    Iím going to ask the obvious question: are you using the same strings for Chicago tuning as you are for the GGDA? I tried that when I first got my tenor but the timbre of the instrument was off. I...
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    Re: APC/Carvahlo or Trinity College Octave?

    I looked at Trinity College for an octave mandolin back in the early 2000’s, but ended up going with the Johnson MA 515 which ended up being more like a good looking block of wood with strings. So,...
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    Nope. Not Greensleeves. I definitely remember...

    Nope. Not Greensleeves. I definitely remember Greensleeves from that album . Odette was the lutenist, I think. Whoever it was did some impressive scale runs in the finale of that one!

    Could I have...
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    First off, if you use words like androgyne in...

    First off, if you use words like androgyne in certain parts of this country, someone might take exception and wash your mouth out with a bar of rye stoat and water from a cittern...
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    I can only remember it being a bouncy tune which...

    I can only remember it being a bouncy tune which felt like it was being played in Jam session style. Different instruments would take a turn at the theme. It seems like it was on the B side of the...
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    Yeah. Ain't it the the truth? But the Dartmouth...

    Yeah. Ain't it the the truth? But the Dartmouth list does have guts...or is that nylguts - LOL!

    Speaking of Swanne Alley, do you know anyone who has their " IN THE STREETS AND THEATRES OF LONDON "...
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    Dunno Eugene... At least there hasn't been a...

    Dunno Eugene...

    At least there hasn't been a whirlwind of negative, off-topic responses that currently plague certain Dartmouth lists beginning with the letter "L" ...
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    Okay. I might be mistaken. I'm definitely near...

    Okay. I might be mistaken. I'm definitely near blind, but: That thing has 14 tuning pegs. The eBay description says so too! http://www.mandolincafe.net/iB_html/non-cgi/emoticons/biggrin.gif

    It's...
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    Howdy! You can all cheer up now; I'm back -...

    Howdy!

    You can all cheer up now; I'm back - LOL

    I just caught this thread and I'm hoping that input is still needed.

    I have a Johnson MA-550. I love the thing, but here's what I've noticed:...
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