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  1. Re: Modern case options for teens Gibson A models

    +1 on the TKL arch top case. I recently acquired a teens A-4 and the TKL is a very good fit.
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    Re: New Stanley A Style Build

    I am not sure anyone wants to hear my playing and not sure I have ever recorded anything that others have listened to! No way I could do the instrument justice but I did know that this question would...
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    Re: New Stanley A Style Build

    As this thread has been resurrected, here are a few current photos of #66! It is a wonderful instrument that I acquired in October.
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    Re: Stanley Mandolins

    Hey lottarope! I have had no luck with facebook, email or phone number I was given. Please share if you find he is still working/building and have a contact!
  5. Sticky: Re: An invitation for members to use their real name

    Please change my username to Gene Lewis!

    Thank you!
    Gene
  6. Re: Your thoughts on Ellis A4s and other modern, upper tier ovals

    I certainly enjoy the tone and playability of my Old Wave oval. I believe it was modeled after a teens Gibson and, for me, a pleasure to play. It likely does not qualify as "upper tier" as you...
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    Re: Stanley Mandolins

    That would be the one! Yes, it was priced right and a very nice mandolin! Thanks for sharing the link to build pictures! I am assuming Chris is no longer building.

    Gene
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    Stanley Mandolins

    I see Chris Stanley is still in the database and that led me to his facebook page. I noticed it had not been updated for a couple years but sent him a message with no response. I found and email...
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    Re: Silk and Steel Strings?

    I have been using them on my f hole mandolin for a year or so and I do like them. As mentioned already, they are not as bright as the J74's but a warmer sound. I do believe they are easier under the...
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    Re: TKD Mandolins

    I have had a TKD Falcon I purchased used about 18 months ago for $800. I have been very happy with it and it is still all I really need....but I have others! I agree with the above comment that you...
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    Re: Cool music venues in Savannah GA?

    Check out the Ordinary Pub on Broughton St. for some great food! Make sure to try the Pork Belly Donut Slides as an app and then try not to get a second order for your main course!!
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    Re: Thrilled Mile Twelve to be in town

    I was fortunate to catch them here in VA several weeks ago! Good show and they were very happy talking with folks during breaks and after the show. A great benefit of music in a small venue!
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    Re: Lessons in SW Virginia?

    You may also try Fret Mill in Roanoke. They offer lessons and may know of someone in the NRV.
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    Re: TKD quality and tone?

    That is a tough one to answer as I have not had it long and, although it was listed as "used", I notice no wear. So, no sweat on it yet and it has mostly been played indoors and on the deck. I can...
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    Re: TKD quality and tone?

    I will start by saying that I am a relative beginner so not the knowledge that most here on the Cafe have.

    I recently purchased a TKD Falcon from Charles Johnson at Mandolin World Headquarters....
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    Re: Mandolin Set Up Ebook and Mandolin Users

    I also want to thank Rob Meldrum for book. I have had it for several weeks but have just now been able to go through it. Looking to install a new bridge on an old "campfire" Kentucky and the...
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    Re: NonCountry Bluegrass suggestions?

    Trampled by Turtles is a favorite of mine! Brothers Comatose, Infamous Stringdusters, Cabinet to name a couple of others.
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