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  1. Flatiron Serial Number and Value? (Made in U.S.?)

    I've been looking for a F-style mandolin for a while, and a Flatiron showed up about an hour away from me. The Label says its a style "F-Festival" and the number says "DW07120097" I haven't been...
  2. Re: What Do You Think About This Unique 1 Pc. Back?

    The black areas just look like router burn, meaning it'll all be sanded or scraped away.
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    Re: Mandolinetto Build (Bracing?)

    Here's the bracing I've decided on. I'm happy with how stiff the top feels. I'm certain it will be able to withstand the string tension, and I'm hoping it'll sound good too.

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    Re: Mandolinetto Build (Bracing?)

    Well the Brazilian Ebony sides didn't make it. It would have been a cool look, but they bent and splintered like glass, if I got it down to 0.060" it probably would have bent fine.

    So I grabbed a...
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    Re: Mandolinetto Build (Bracing?)

    Thanks, the information about the braces will really help, I'm not sure about the Brazilian ebony yet, I got them sanded down to 0.080" and they do not bend easily at all. I'm gonna try soaking...
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    Mandolinetto Build (Bracing?)

    I'm a ukulele builder trying to get into making mandolins, and as I'm in the process of finishing a ukulele, and amidst quarantine, I needed a new project.

    Yesterday I made a mold based off of a...
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    Heart Break Hotel (Tabs)

    Converted this guitar tab (https://tabs.ultimate-guitar.com/e/elvis_presley/heartbreak_hotel_ver2_tab.htm) to mandolin
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    Chris Thile Signing Mandolins?

    Chris thile is coming to Kalamazoo Michigan on October 30th and I was wondering if he has been known to autograph anything, because I wanted him to sign my first mandolin (Which I don't play anymore)
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    Black Bird for Mandolin

    A few weeks ago I learned Black Bird By the Beatles on guitar and I wanted to play it on mandolin I couldn't find anything so I decided to tab it myself. This is what I have so far.

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    Taking Off Strings Breaks Tail Piece?!!?

    So today I was (trying) to replace the strings on my mandolin by myself I have a Rover RM-50 and when I was loosing my string the string ripped off the tail piece breaking the loop so now I have to...
  11. Re: Just got an account (plus a song I wrote for mandolin)

    Didn't actually know you could just put a file in I was just going to copy the tab.
  12. Just got an account (plus a song I wrote for mandolin)

    So I just made my account after looking through some forums and the tabs on the site I decided to make an account. I also wanted to know if I can make the thread longer because it isn't long enough...
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